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19Sep/20

ICC World Cup ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Joe Root is the ‘glue’ that holds England together – Eoin Morgan

first_imgOn his part, Root said he did not expect to get so many overs under his belt but added that every game presented a new avenue for improvement. “It’s not about the number of runs you score and being the one that stands out in terms of individual accolades. It’s about building those substantial partnerships that win you games and collectively getting the job done. I feel like I’m playing all right. I don’t feel like I’m playing exceptionally well at the moment but I feel like I’m playing some good stuff and there’s still loads of things that I want to keep working on and keep improving. It was important we didn’t panic and kept it together. We managed to get across the line and did it really convincingly in the end so it’s a really good sign and will fill the dressing room with a lot of confidence in knowing that we don’t have to go about things in just one way to be successful,” Root said.On his bowling, Root said, “I didn’t really expect (to get so many overs). I got the opportunity and it was nice to pick up a few wickets. I probably burgled them rather than out-skilled them. I’m not the most skilful off-spinner, so I was just trying to be as unpredictable as possible.”England will now play Afghanistan in Manchester on June 18 while West Indies face a vital clash against Bangladesh in Taunton on June 17. highlights New Delhi: Joe Root single-handedly demolished West Indies in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash against West Indies in Southampton with a century and two wickets. His wicket of Shimron Hetmyer broke a solid stand with Nicholas Pooran and he also took the big wicket of Windies skipper Jason Holder as the West Indies were bowled out for a below-par score of 212. Root hurt West Indies with the bat by smashing a brilliant century to guide England to an eight-wicket win. Having also scored a century against Pakistan, Root has now amassed 279 runs in four matches, becoming the first England player to score two hundreds in a single edition of the World Cup since Kevin Pietersen 12 years ago. He has also become the first in history to compile three in total, as the hosts moved to the second position in the points table.Skipper Eoin Morgan, who walked off the field due to a back spasm, has lavished praise on Root by stating the Yorkshire batsman continued to impress every single time. “He is such an important player for us, he is the glue that holds everything together and probably a side of his batting that’s got better over the last two or three years that people haven’t seen a lot of is his expansive game. He never seems to be scoring at less than a run a ball. You look up and he’s going at more than a run a ball. It’s exceptional to see him come out and be in this form,” Morgan said. Joe Root is the first England player to hit three centuries in World Cups.Root is the first player since Kevin Pietersen to hit two tons in a single edition.England plays Afghanistan in their next league game. For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

19Sep/20

Other Sports PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth Crash Out As India Challenge Ends In Denmark Open Badminton

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Odense: India’s campaign at the USD 775,000 Denmark Open came to a disappointing end with the trioka of PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma — all-exiting after suffering straight-game losses, in Odense on Thursday. World Champion Sindhu, seeded fifth, yet again struggled to buck the trend of recent early exits as she was knocked out after she lost 14-21 17-21 to Korea’s An Se Young in a 40-minute second-round women’s singles clash at the BWF World Tour Super 750 event. This was Sindhu’s third successive early exit from a tournament since claiming the World Championship at Basel, Switzerland in August.   The 24-year-old Indian had lost in the second and first round at the China Open and Korea Open respectively in the last two events. It turned out to be a dismal day for Indian shuttlers in general  as B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma, and men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also went down in straight games in their second rounds. While Praneeth was outclassed by two-time World Champion Kento Momota of Japan 6-21 14-21 in yet another dominating show, Sameer lost 12-21 10-21 to Olympic champion Chen Long of China.  Thailand Open champions Satwik and Chirag also suffered a 16-21 15-21 defeat against sixth seed Chinese combination of Han Cheng Kai and Zhou Hao Dong in men’s doubles. Later in the day, Pranaav Chopra and N Sikki Reddy put up a gallant fight before going down 24-26 21-13 11-21 to fourth seeded Malaysian pair of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying in the mixed doubles competition.In the 40-minute women’s singles duel, Korea’s Se Young showed great control and precision as she didn’t allow Sindhu to execute her game plan.  The Korean raced to a 6-1 lead early on but Sindhu narrowed it down to 7-8 at one stage, raising expectations of a change of script. But Se Young was relentless as she zoomed to a 14-7 advantage and then slowly moved ahead to pocket the opening game. In the second game, Sindhu held a 8-4 lead at one stage but Se Young surpassed her with a 9-8 advantage.Also Read | PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth Crash Out Of Korea Open Badminton TournamentSindhu again moved ahead before the Korean reeled off six straight points from 14-16 to grab four match points and converted it on her second attempt to seal her place in the quarters. last_img read more

16Sep/20

Sam Bennett makes Tour de France debut

first_imgTipperarey sprinter Sam Bennett makes his Grand Tour debut in the colours of the Bora-Argon 18 team.A 14-kilometre time trial will mark the start of this year’s race with defending champion Vincenzo Nibali joined by Chris Froome, Alberto Contador and Nairo Quintan (pr: Nair-oh Kin-ta-na) as the so-called big-four who are expected to challenge for this year’s Yellow Jersey.last_img

12Aug/20

NY Post: Jeffrey Epstein Signed a Will Two Days Before his Death, See Death Photo Here

first_imgThe 66-year-old was worth almost $600-million when he died, which is 18 million more than he claimed in court papers while trying to get released on bail on federal sex trafficking charges. Most of the money is tied up in property, but Epstein reportedly had $56 million in cash.Meanwhile Manhattan federal prosecutors have asked a judge to toss Epstein’s criminal case in light of his death.Epstein was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges involving young girls when he was found hanged in his cell on August 10th.Court documents show Epstein’s only heir is his brother Mark and he has named two of his attorneys as executors to his will. Two days before Jeffrey Epstein’s body was found hanging inside his Manhattan prison cell, he reportedly signed his will. The New York Post reports the document was filed in the U.S. Virgin Islands where the former hedge fund manager owned two islands.last_img read more

12Aug/20

FAA Alert Indicates President Trump May Spend Thanksgiving in Town

first_imgThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a temporary flight restriction alert for the Thanksgiving holiday, as it appears that President Trump will spend the holiday in town.Flight restrictions will be imposed from Tuesday, November 26, through Sunday, December 1.The White House has not confirmed whether the president will indeed spend Thanksgiving at Mar-a-Lago again this year, although he is scheduled to host a political rally in Broward County next week.Last Sunday, the Team Trump-Pence campaign issued a press release promoting a “homecoming” rally on November 26 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 3 p.m.Trump filed last month to become a Florida resident, and is now also registered to vote here. He has spent each Thanksgiving as president in Palm Beach County.The President is also scheduled to be in Florida on December 7. During that visit, he will be the keynote speaker at a summit for the Israeli-American Council.That event, which will be held at the Diplomat Resort & Hotel in Hollywood, is expected to attract, “nearly 4,000 attendees from around the world,” according to a statement from the IAC.Trump is also expected to speak at the Florida Republican Party’s Statesmen’s Dinner in Miami the same day.The President last visited Mar-a-Lago during the Easter weekend in April.last_img read more

12Aug/20

Report: Train accident in Jupiter, possible fatalities

first_imgAccording to reports, there has been a train accident in Jupiter.It is believed there may be multiple fatalities.The the accident reportedly occurred somewhere along Bee Line Highway.Police have not confirmed anything at this time.This story is developing.last_img

12Aug/20

President Trump Tweeting from Mar-a-Lago: Impeachment is an ongoing “witch hunt”

first_img(Washington, DC) — President Trump is still enjoying gorgeous golfing weather while vacationing at Mar-a-Lago on Palm Beach. But Trump took time out from relaxation to again rail against impeachment on Twitter. Trump tweeted that impeachment by the House is part of an ongoing “witch hunt” that is “sputtering badly, but still going on.” He argued that it is hurting the U.S. by creating more division than ever. Trump added — “A lot of very good people were taken down by a small group of Dirty (Filthy) Cops, politicians (and) government officials” who “SPIED” on his 2016 campaign in an “illegal” investigation. Trump is continuing a long holiday vacation at his resort in Florida. President Trump has enjoyed beautiful weather while at the winter white house and has been able to play a round of golf nearly every day at one of his clubs. He is playing again today. Click here to see his official schedule.last_img read more

12Aug/20

Parkland Commemorates Second Anniversary of School Schooting

first_imgThe city of Parkland plans to host a community commemoration on Friday in honor of the 17 victims who died in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018.The event is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. at Pine Trails Park.City officials are calling it a “Day of Service and Love.”Events will include service projects at the Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center, an art display that embodies resilience, therapy sessions, and a 5 p.m. commemoration ceremony.In addition, a moment of silence will take place at 2:21 p.m. ET — the moment the attack began.Click here for more information.last_img read more