First came to mainstream attention with a 25-ball hundred in a pre-season T10 game against Lancashire last year, which included six sixes in an over, but has already spent a long time in the England pathway programme. A regular at U-19 level, Jacks went on the spin camp to Mumbai last winter before travelling to Australia with the Lions, and is a powerful hitter in one-day cricket. … [Read more...] about Who are the new names in England frame?
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The play of the offensive line will prove consequential for the Giants in 2020 after the team used two of their first three draft picks on offensive tackles and a later pick on an offensive guard (who could end up converting to center). No. 4 overall pick Andrew Thomas will be an immediate starter (he's the most NFL-ready tackle in the class), but the better question is where. The assumption is he'll start his NFL career like he started his collegiate career (at right tackle). However, if incumbent left tackle Nate Solder shows no improvement from his devastatingly poor play (a good portion of Jones' late-season fumbles were on Solder), then it's possible Thomas starts on the left side and Fleming at right tackle. … [Read more...] about Giants depth chart 2020: New York’s projected Week 1 starters heading into OTAs, training camp
Speaking to IANS over the phone, DCP Central, Sanjay Bhatia said: "Yesterday at about 3.30 PM the said car was parked in front of the house and in morning the same was found stolen. Accordingly, a regular FIR is being registered. We also have the CCTV footage and the same is being scrutinized." … [Read more...] about Shocking! SUV belongs to Gautam Gambhir’s father stolen
Cook, born on Christmas Day in 1984, was the gift that kept on giving for England. Plucked from the county circuit as a prodigy who already had a double century for Essex against Australia, Cook piled on the Test runs for his country, including a ton on his debut in 2006 against India. On this day in 2015, the then-captain Cook passed his Essex mentor Graham Gooch to become England's all-time leading Test run-scorer during an innings of 75 against New Zealand at Headingley. Not content with overtaking Gooch's mark of 8,900 runs, Cook went on to achieve another May 30 feat 12 months later, becoming the first Englishman to tally 10,000 Test runs. He reached that total on the way to England securing a nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street. … [Read more...] about On this day in sport: Babe Ruth’s farewell, Liverpool rock Roma, Tyson topples Thomas and Cook’s twin feats
Courtesy Pant's brutal knock, DC finished at 213/6 in their 20 overs. During the chase, Yuvraj Singh's valiant 53 went in vain as the star all-rounder received no support from the other end. … [Read more...] about Indian Premier League: Best rivalry matches in IPL history