India vs SL, 3rd Test: KL Rahul & Shikhar Dhawan lead charge
13 August, 2017, 15:09
A 188-run opening stand between Shikhar Dhawan, who smashed 119, and Lokesh Rahul, who made 85, had paved the way for India's commanding total after the visitors chose to bat first. Although the likes of Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane had an off day, India at stumps were 329/6. But then he played away from a Sandakan delivery and the ball turned to take a healthy edge and fly to first slip as a regulation catch.
Wriddhiman Saha (13 not out) and Hardik Pandya (1 no) will resume in Kandy on Sunday.
Kuldeep Yadav (26) batted resolutely though and put on 62 runs with Pandya for the 8th wicket. Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul started off in a belligerent manner, hitting boundaries at will. Before this Test, Rahul had six fifties and that meant he got ahead of the likes of Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sanjay Manjrekar and Navjot Sidhu, who all scored five straight half-centuries in their respective Test careers.
Kohli said with clarity on the rules, the players would be less prone to violating them. But a mistimed sweep brought his innings to an end as Chandimal dived full length to his left at square leg to latch on to the ball in mid air.
The Indian cricketer bolted an unbelievable 108 runs with the help of 15 boundaries - eight 4s and seven 6s- before he was taken down as Dilruwan Perera catches his shot on Sandakan's ball. While Kohli stressed on the need for continuity and consistency in team selection, even someone like Ishant Sharma is not completely out of contention, especially with the limited-overs series and more to follow soon after. "They gave me a new name and I was just celebrating that, that's it", said Dhawan, while stopping short of actually shedding light on the matter.
Dulquer to make Bollywood debut with Irrfan Khan!
Dulquer Salmaan, who could rightly be tagged as the young superstar of Mollywood is on his way to conquer new territories. Certain reports are doing the rounds that Dulquer Salmaan has finally given the nod for his first project in Bollywood.
"I always try to remain happy and that reflects in my game".
"A chinaman bowler is always something which is an x-factor in a team and I would say his confidence is his USP". I have matured over the years.
The ever dependable Pujara's discomfort at the crease came to an end as he was caught at first slip off Sandakan in the 51st over. Those are batting now are capable of scoring big runs and it's a wicket where it is not spinning but it doesn't have bounce.
By this time, Malinda Pushpakumara had bowled four overs in the morning, and his figures read 22-2-56-3.
Leading the spin attack in Rangana Herath's absence, off-spinner Dilruwan Perera failed to impress as Dhawan danced down the track in only his second over to loft him over mid-off and then fetched another boundary with a pull.
She won gold at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2014 but those games stand apart from world competition. Hilliard said the coaching as well as the injuries marked Pearson's performance as extraordinary.
We controlled the ball, created chances but this is football - you have to get goals and we couldn't do so", he said. Naturally, Pellegrino isn't fully satisfied with the performance, as he relayed to the Southampton media team .
One of the other key enterprise blockchain problems that the framework aims to solve is that of access controls for transactions. Microsoft's open source Coco Framework helps businesses build more confidential and scalable blockchain tools and services.
A source told DailyMail.com: 'Brad didn't touch a drop of alcohol all weekend and stuck to drinking English breakfast tea. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly may be maintaining silence on reunion rumors in order to protect their six kids.
Musk , 46, isn't one to dial down expectations or stay away from painting colorful imagery of his products. The automaker's debt load increased significantly past year when it bought solar panel maker SolarCity .
At present, Seoul is allowed to possess ballistic missiles with a range of 800 kilometres and payload of 500 kilogrammes. The US military has a huge footprint across south-east Asia and the Pacific, particularly in Japan and South Korea.
The deal eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for curbs to its nuclear programme and was endorsed by a United Nations resolution. President Donald Trump signed legislation to impose fresh sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile programme in July.
He saved the first with an ace but Ferrer made no mistake with his second set point, converting to take the opener 6-4. He let a set point slip away with Ferrer serving at 3-5, but Federer served out the second set in the 10th game.
It's hardly a picnic elsewhere in the Seven Kingdoms, as we see Cersei looking contemplative on her bed. Titled " Eastwatch ", next week's episode will see the aftermath of the tragic Loot Train Attack .
AQR Capital Management LLC owned about 0.11% of Rite Aid Corporation worth $4,845,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Institutional investors now hold around $1.37 billion or 59% in RAD stock. 166 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes.
The first is a white male, aged over 50, of slim build with pale skin, heavy dimmed glasses and white coloured pants . One aged 25 to 30, with tanned skin, was wearing a grey or blue t-shirt, grey gym shorts and heavy-duty flip flops.
Giroud's late goal powers Arsenal past Leicester City
He's a fantastic guy and he's committed. "I rate him as a player but we have similar types with Alex Iwobi, Jack Wilshere back". After Arsenal's Wembley win on Sunday, Wenger admitted he was looking to trim his squad before the transfer window closes.
Arsenal offer top attacker contract worth £300000 a week
For us Alexis Sanchez is a loss, of course. "We have all the other players prepared in preseason and they are all ready". Wenger though stressed on the fact that Sanchez remained "focused" on playing for Arsenal this season.
U.S. stocks fall again on North Korea tensions
Dillard's slumped 13.8 per cent after the chain booked a loss for the second quarter as increased inventory led to big discounts. While the German DAX Index has edged down by 0.1%, the French CAC 40 Index and the UK's FTSE 100 Index are both down by 1%.
PM condoles loss of lives in Himachal landslide
Eight bodies have been recovered, including the driver and the conductor of Chamba depot Chanden Sharma and Satpal, respectively. One of the state roadways bus was hit by the landslide debris and skidded off the road, falling down by nearly a kilometre.
Pulis signs new two-year West Brom deal
Pulis has introduced youngsters such as Sam Field and Jonathan Leko to the West Brom first team during his time in charge. New signing Ahmed Hegazi flourished as West Bromwich Albion made a winning start to their Premier League campaign.
Rihanna's Embracing Her Curves, and Why You Should Too
It's been two days since Rihanna took social media by storm after posting her eye-popping selfies from Crop Over carnival online. Rihanna's fans slammed the Young Money artist by telling her that Lil Kim is the original blue-wig-wearing superstar.
Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions
Data storage company Seagate Technology (STX) is posting a standout gain within the hardware sector, climbing by 2.1%. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 are rebounding after ending Thursday's trading at their lowest closing levels in a month.
U.S. warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea
Such delaying tactics, without resorting to major armed conflict, also prevent the escalation of tension in the South China Sea. The United States does not recognize China's claim of sovereignty in that location and regards the area as worldwide waters.
Justin Upton hammers walk-off two-run home run
Joe Mauer cleared the bases with a double to get the Twins on the board and Eddie Rosario crushed a game-tying homer. Reliever Daniel Stumpf gave up an RBI single to Jason Castro in the fifth, giving Minnesota an 8-6 lead.
Federer beats Haase, meets Zverev in Montreal final
Bautista Agut fought back from a set down and out-lasted Frenchman Gael Monfils 4-6 7-6 (7/5) 7-6 (7/2) in just under three hours. He won 16 straight victories to equal his longest win streak since 2012 and 15 straight at Masters.
Nats' Harper leaves game with apparent left knee injury
Saturday's game was delayed three hours with more inclement weather and the rain conditions came into play right away. The series opener Friday was postponed after a lengthy rain delay to be a part of a day-night doubleheader Sunday.
Federer on track for fourth Montreal title
The pair met in a Davis Cup World Group play-off in 2012 with Federer winning 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Federer will now play another Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut , in the quarter-finals.