tinyfav.com
tinyfav.com January 19, 2018


India beat Sri Lanka by 141 in 2nd ODI

15 December 2017, 07:50 | Percy Christensen

India's stand-in captain Rohit Sharma

India's stand-in captain Rohit Sharma

Time was when a double century would be the talk of town. What has happened in the past, I have no regrets.

India skipper Rohit Sharma says he was determined not to throw his wicket away, a day after an end-stage manic acceleration saw him smash a record third double ton in One-day Internationals. Also, it was my first stint as captain.

The buzz surrounding this achievement, however, falls well short of that Tendulkar moment.

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan wove another 100 run partnership. Unfortunately or fortunately, Rohit is at the heart of this change in perception.

Dhoni scored only 7 in the 2nd ODI, including a six.

But it is Rohit who has made an art of it.

Eagles QB Wentz out for season with torn ACL
The touchdown was nullified by a penalty, but Wentz stayed in the game and tossed a TD pass to Alshon Jeffery four plays later. Pederson said there is no timetable to when Wentz will undergo surgery to address the injury.

'Tough Toff' Georgia Toffolo reeling from I'm a Celeb win
Medic Bob just said: "Come on Toff, it's hit you first because you're the smallest". 'I thought I would have to leave. Becky added: "I lost a stone in the jungle and then came out and ate everything in sight.

S.African court blasts Zuma over graft inquiry report
Judge Mlambo, however, said that the accusations "detailed in the report are extremely serious", and that Mr. The president indicated last week that he would appeal the judgment .

His first double tom came against Australia in 2013. His first hundred came off 115 balls, and his second off just 38 balls. Sharma reached his half-century off 65 balls. In his breathtaking knock, he hit 13 fours and 11 sixes.

After India bounced back to thrash Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second ODI at Mohali, the series is beautifully poised for a thrilling finale in Vizag on Sunday, December 17. You understood what the bowlers were trying to do by then. But, as Rohit explained in his post-match press conference, it isn't as easy as just upping the ante and hitting sixes. "I started off pretty slow then too".

"Shikhar gave us a flawless start and Shreyas Iyer, playing his second match, just didn't look like he was playing only his second match".

"I kept telling myself unless I make a mistake I am not going to get out". A combination of deft touches, free flowing strokes and picking gaps with precision makes him a viable option going forward. You have been there, took out the toughest part of the game which is the initial phase with the two new balls. "This year has been the best for me as a cricketer. I've said it many times, but I honestly can not pick one", Sharma said of his three double tons. "I don't have so much power, but I rely a lot on timing and that's exactly what I did", he said.

Rohit credited the Indian team's strength and conditioning coach Shankar Basu's role. "My strength is timing the ball". It was all about playing according to the field. You can't clear the rope always that easily. That is the advantage of having five players inside. "All three we were very important from the team's perspective". Perhaps when he breaches the 300 - something that no longer seems outlandish - the buzz will return.



Other News

Trending Now

Unibail-Rodamco to acquire Westfield for US$24.7 billion
It owns 69 shopping centers in 11 European Union countries, with a total property value of $42 billion, as of June 30, 2017. The deal was recommended by the boards of both companies but is subject to approval by shareholders and regulators.

Google Home Max now available from Best Buy and Verizon for $399
The $400 Home Max is created to compete against high-end speakers like Sonos and Apple's HomePod , whenever that gets released . The HomePod will be released very soon in the market and Google Home Max will have this speaker as its competitor in future.

Quarterback Shea Patterson to transfer to MI
Patterson threw for 880 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions over those games, and rushed for 169 yards. And why is he coming to Ann Arbor? " Thank you to the wonderful people, teammates and coaches at Ole Miss".

United Kingdom retail sales win Black Friday boost
City economists had forecast growth of 0.4%. "The surge in retail sales in November does not signal broader consumer strength". Brexit uncertainty, higher interest rates and the squeeze on living standards from rising prices are taking their toll.

Kyiv court turns down prosecutor's motion to place Saakashvili under house arrest
Saakashvili was detained in Kyiv on December 8 and remanded in custody at the SBU's Security Service's pre-trial detention center. When authorities tried to arrest him for the first time on December 5, his supporters freed him from a police van.

Disney to Acquire Some Assets of Fox for $52.4 Billion
It is expected that 21st Century Fox's ongoing bid to acquire the full shareholding of Sky will now be inherited by Disney. Fox stockholders will receive 0.2745 Disney shares for each share held and will end up owning about a quarter of Disney.

IDF Issues Warning After Gaza Rocket Fire Strikes Israeli Kindergarten
Israel has placed a high priority on halting the tunnel threat since Hamas infiltrated Israel during the 2014 war. The IDF used explosives to destroy another tunnel from Gaza on October 30, killing at least seven Palestinians.

Ryanair pilots plan strike before busy holiday travel period
Families going away for the holidays and others trying to get home could find themselves delayed or even stranded. Impact said: 'The action will have impact because planes can not legally or safely fly without a captain'.

Local gas prices continue to drop
The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia were in Savannah at $2.37 per gallon, Brunswick at $2.36 and Atlanta at $2.34. It's ultimately up to owners to decide if premium fuel is worth it, but choosing regular won't harm engines .

PBS suspends 'Tavis Smiley' show amid allegations of sexual misconduct
Other high-profile figures in public broadcasting have also faced allegations of misconduct in recent months. Likewise, eight women accused Charlie Rose , another PBS alumnus, of sexual misconduct.