T&T All Stars lose in US

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 2,961 total views,  1 views today DELRAY BEACH/FL – USA: The T&T All Stars cricket team lost both their matches in the Maq T10 triangular series on Sunday at Maq Cricket ground in Delray Beach, as New York All Stars ran away with the title. In their opening game, they were restricted to just 42/9 off their 10 overs with Guyanese Jeetendra Sookdeo taking 2/3 and all-rounder Karan Ganesh 2/10. Ganesh then returned with the bat to slam an unbeaten 23 to take New York to victory at 43/2. In their second…

West Indies quicks excite Estwick ahead of England Tests

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 738 total views “West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick. ©AFP” /> London (AFP) – The West Indies are showing signs that they are developing a pace attack that could stand comparison with the great Caribbean sides of the past, assistant coach Roddy Estwick said on Monday. The West Indies were world cricket’s dominant team from the mid-1970s to the 1990s when they could call on a succession of superb fast bowlers including Michael Holding, Malcolm Marshall, Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh. Their quicks also played a key role when the West…

September IPL in Sri Lanka is viable option: Gavaskar

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 529 total views,  1 views today “Mumbai Indians players celebrate winning the 2019 Indian Premier League final. This year’s tournament has been postponed because of the coronavirus. ©AFP” New Delhi (AFP) – Batting great Sunil Gavaskar said the Indian Premier League could be staged in Sri Lanka in September with Australia’s chances of hosting the Twenty20 World Cup in October looking bright. The Twenty20 international showpiece is scheduled to take place from October 18 to November 19 but had been under threat because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, Australia’s decision to allow…

Black man carries injured white person to safety at London anti-racism protest

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 593 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ “That’s not what we do!” Reuters photographer Dylan Martinez heard the words ring out during chaotic scenes in London on Saturday, when mostly peaceful anti-racist demonstrations turned into violent scuffles with counter-protesters in the area. Then he saw the man who had uttered them – a black protester emerging from the melee carrying an injured white man in a ‘fireman’s lift’ over his shoulder. The picture he took has gone viral on social media and featured in news bulletins, capturing a moment of high drama…

US fighter plane crashes off coast of northeast England

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 552 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ A U.S. Air Force fighter plane with one pilot on board crashed into the North Sea on Monday. The status of the pilot wasn’t known. The F-15C Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing was on a routine training mission from RAF Lakenheath when it crashed at 9:40 a.m. local time (4:40 a.m. EDT). The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear. U.K. search and rescue authorities are taking part in the search of the crash site. Lakenheath is a Royal Air Force base that hosts…

2 ‘missing’ Indian staffers released by Pakistan, have visible injuries: Official

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 594 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.hindustantimes.com/ Two Indian high commission staffers who went missing on Monday morning have been handed over at Islamabad’s secretariat police station, barely 2 km from the Indian mission. The two staffers have visible injury marks, people familiar with the development told Hindustan Times. They were handed over to two Indian high commission officials who had gone to Islamabad’s Secretariat police station to take their custody. The two staffers, who had gone missing soon after they stepped out of the high commission on Monday morning, shall undergo a medical examination to…