Mark Cavendish: Manx rider retains lead at 2015 Dubai Tour

Mark Cavendish
Mark Cavendish was pipped for victory in the second stage by Elia Viviani

Mark Cavendish has retained the leader's jersey at the Dubai Tour after finishing second to Italian Elia Viviani on Thursday's second stage.

Despite being piped to victory, the 29-year-old from the Isle of Man still holds a two second advantage over Viviani, having won the opening stage.

The win was the Etixx-QuickStep rider's second of the season, having also at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina.

The four-day event concludes on Saturday.

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