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TODAY Football Friendly, Germany Under-21 v Portugal Under-21 - Eurosport 1 1645, France v Spain - ITV4 1940. Cricket Fourth Test, India v Australia - Sky Sports 2 0450; Third Test, New Zealand v South Africa - Sky Sports 3 2230. Tennis ATP Masters, Miami Open - Sky Sports 1 1600 and 0200 (Wed); WTA, Miami Open - BT Sport 1 1600 and 0030 (Wed). Snooker China Open - Eurosport 1 0700 and 1230. Basketball NBA, Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors - BT Sport 2 0100. Steve Baddeley (badminton) - former European and Commonwealth champion, born 1961. Philip Walton (golf) - Irishman whose singles win secured Europe’s 1995 Ryder Cup victory at Oak Hill in America, born 1962. Steve Bull (football) - former Wolves and England striker, born 1965. Nasser Hussain (cricket) - former England captain, born 1968. Stan Wawrinka (tennis) - threetime grand slam winner from Switzerland, born 1985. Barbora Strycova (tennis) - Czech winner of the 2011 Bell Challenge in Quebec, born 1986. Ekaterina Bobrova (ice skating) - Olympic champion figure skater from Russia, born 1990. 1912: Both boats in the annual University Boat Race capsized on the River Thames. Oxford won the re-run race but their boat sank again on the same day in 1925. 1955: In cricket, New Zealand were dismissed by England for just 26 runs in Auckland. The innings, New Zealand’s second, lasted 27 overs and stands as the lowest completed in Test cricket. 2000: The FA fined seven Leicester players and officials £75,500 plus £17,500 costs for ‘’breathtaking carelessness’’ in distributing League Cup final tickets. Andy Impey received the biggest fine, in excess of £20,000. 2004: Sven-Goran Eriksson agreed a two-year extension to his England contract, taking him to 2008. He eventually left his post after the 2006 World Cup. 2007: Steve McClaren stormed out of a post-match press conference only two questions in after his England side struggled to defeat part-timers Andorra in a Euro 2008 qualifier in Barcelona. 2008: It emerged that sprinter Dwain Chambers planned to visit Super League club Castleford for talks about a possible career in rugby league. He later returned to full-time athletics. 2009: David Beckham came on as a second-half substitute for England in their friendly against Slovakia at Wembley, earning his 109th cap and surpassing Bobby Moore’s record for an outfield player.