World Series: Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland Indians to keep hopes alive

Kris Bryant
Kris Bryant's home run sparked a three-run fourth innings for the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs kept their World Series hopes alive with a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field.

Back-to-back home losses had left the Cubs on the brink of defeat in the best-of-seven series, but Sunday's win means they trail 3-2 as they return to Cleveland for Tuesday's Game Six.

Kris Bryant's fourth-inning home run proved decisive as the Cubs claimed a first home World Series win since 1945.

The Cubs have gone 108 years without winning baseball's biggest prize.

The Indians last won in 1948 and can end that drought - the second longest in baseball behind the Cubs - with victory on Tuesday.

Game Seven, if required, will also be played in Cleveland, on Wednesday.

World Series schedule
DateResult/TimeVenue
Game 1Tuesday, 25 OctoberIndians win 6-0Cleveland
Game 2Wednesday, 26 OctoberCubs win 5-1Cleveland
Game 3Friday, 28 OctoberIndians win 1-0Chicago
Game 4Saturday, 29 OctoberIndians win 7-2Chicago
Game 5Sunday, 30 OctoberCubs win 3-2Chicago
Game 6Tuesday, 1 November00:08 GMT (2 Nov)Cleveland
*Game 7Wednesday, 2 November00:08 GMT (3 Nov)Cleveland
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