"He looked pretty normal like before, I mean before he got injured," Kohli said after India's practice session. "Pretty similar to how he was bowling before the ankle injury, and he was hitting good areas. Obviously he has got plenty of experience. He has played in New Zealand a couple of times before, and definitely his experience will be something that will be useful in the series. Really good to see him bowling with pace and in good areas." … [Read more...] about Ishant Sharma looks ‘pretty normal’ at training ahead of the first Test
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There is another opening option talked about - Hanuma Vihari - but I think we should reward players for their performances and not penalise them. Vihari has been asked to open in the past, but he has now earned the right to bat in the middle order and that's where he should stay. If India are still going to push him to open, the fact that they will be doing so despite having selected three specialist openers will be farcical. … [Read more...] about Boult, Southee and Wagner: what the Indian top order must watch for
Southee, a skilful swing bowler, who of late has developed the art of cutters with some success, is the senior figure in the attack. It is ten years since he launched his Test career with a memorable debut against England in Napier, taking 5 for 55 in the first innings before smiting 77 off 40 balls, albeit in a heavy defeat. The runs were a slog, and that is basically how he has continued with the bat, but the raw skills he showed with the ball as a 19-year-old have been honed. … [Read more...] about Will New Zealand’s three-pronged fork skewer England?
Ewan MacKenna says it gives the kiwis an “unfair advantage”. Aw, give it a rest. It just makes them look silly. If the Irish are worried they could come up with their own dance – lots of fiddles, riverdancing and “too-ra-loo-ra-li” kind of thing. … [Read more...] about Privileged Prince Harry’s whining about ‘struggling to get out of bed’ is getting people down
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, many museums and galleries in China have been closed to visitors to prevent the spread of the epidemic. But they have launched or repackaged various online exhibitions to provide a satisfactory touring experience for the country's vast number of stay-at-home visitors. … [Read more...] about Across China: Online exhibitions cater to China’s armchair museumgoers
* Check the size chart: One of the most crucial aspects of buying footwear online is determining the size. Therefore, it is essential to measure your foot and follow the size guide for every online purchase. There are five types of measurements you usually get to see online that is size in centimetres, UK number, US number, EU number and size in inches. … [Read more...] about 6 tips to get the right size when shopping online
“Fremont is home to a growing number of clean tech manufacturers, ranging from electric vehicles to lithium batteries,” said Fremont Mayor Lily Mei. “We are very excited to add Power Knot to the list, a company that is helping to address the challenge of global food waste through its pioneering technology. We welcome the Power Knot team to Fremont and wish them great success here.” … [Read more...] about Power Knot Opens New Facility to Ramp Up Production of Stainless-Steel Waste Food Biodigesters
On Friday, the Ministry of Finance announced that companies with monthly sales below 100,000 yuan ($14,000) will be exempt from value-added and other taxes. It said companies that cannot repay loans might be allowed to invoke “force majeure,” a last-resort legal measure that can waive obligations in disasters. … [Read more...] about Cost of China’s anti-virus fight rises with workers idle
North House is a stroll up a quiet street of pastel-painted period houses. A 19th Century townhouse and theatre have been knocked together, renovated and whitewashed to form a hotel with 14 bedrooms and a restaurant rated one of the island’s best. It’s close enough for rooftop sea views but far enough to avoid quayside crowds during yachting events. … [Read more...] about Great British Boltholes: Fine food and relaxed luxury near the waterfront… North House in Cowes is a Wight winner!
In addition to the $19,942 flight, taxpayers also stumped up another $500 in Commonwealth car bills to get her from Melbourne's Essendon airport for special flights, taking the cost of her chartered transport from Rockhampton to Melbourne to $20,442. … [Read more...] about ‘Resign and repay the money’: Calls for minister Bridget McKenzie to return $20,000 to taxpayers after taking a private jet to watch an obscure ice hockey game