Chanderpaul leads defiant WI to a draw with IND

first_img Tweet Sharing is caring! Share 26 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img NewsSports Chanderpaul leads defiant WI to a draw with IND by: – July 11, 2011 Share ROSEAU, Dominica — CMC – Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s typically defiant 23rd Test hundred, and two crucial wickets for Ravi Rampaul helped West Indies escape with a draw in the third and final Test against India on Sunday.Chanderpaul was undefeated on 116 that earned him the Man-of-the-Match award, and led the resistance before West Indies were dismissed for 322 in their second innings about 45 minutes before tea on the final day at Windsor Park.Rampaul then ended the Indians’ interest in chasing 180 for victory with the scalps of Murali Vijay and Suresh Raina, with the visitors finishing on 94 for three, bringing the match to a close with the final 15 overs remaining.The result meant that West Indies lost the three-Test series 0-1, following a 63-run defeat in the first Test inside four days at Sabina Park in Jamaica. The two teams also drew the second Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados.Fidel Edwards followed up his career-best innings of 30 with an early wicket for West Indies, trapping opener Abhinav Mukund lbw for a duck with the first ball of India’s chase.The Indians reached 19 for one at tea, and they were looking set to make a serious assault on the target, when Rahul Dravid and Vijay added 73 for the second wicket.Vijay got carried away however, and was caught at mid-on off Rampaul for 45, his best score of the series, and Raina, promoted to accelerate the scoring, was caught and bowled by the same bowler four overs later for eight, placing the element of doubt in the minds of the visitors.Earlier, Chanderpaul had formalised hundred to lead the West Indies fight, and extend their innings to 294 for eight lunch.Starting the day on 73, Chanderpaul reached his hundred from 265 balls, turning Ishant Sharma through square leg for two, becoming the second century-maker in the innings, following Kirk Edwards’ 110 on Saturday that helped to revive the hosts.Like Edwards, he almost gave it away on 99, when he tucked a delivery from off-spinner Harbhajan Singh to forward short leg, took an exploratory step down the pitch, and was quick enough to regain his ground before the alert fielder Mukund could throw down the stumps.West Indies, resuming from their overnight total of 224 for six, were ushered over the 250-run mark before their captain Darren Sammy was dubiously caught at forward short leg off Harbhajan Singh for 17, playing defensively forward.TV replays suggested the ball ricocheted from his pad onto his chest before flying to the fielder, placing the decision of umpire Richard Kettleborough in great doubt.Three balls later, Rampaul was run out for one, when he failed to beat Sharma’s direct hit at the striker’s end, going for a single.But Fidel Edwards, whose tail-end exploits with the bat have included a few face-saving partnerships in the past, joined .Chanderpaul, partnering him to his milestone, and spending a long time at the crease, further frustrating the Indians.Edwards shared a vital ninth-wicket stand of 65 with Chanderpaul that blunted India’s hopes of a second victory in the series.Edwards however, fell to Suresh Raina, bowling his uncomplicated off-spin, when he was caught at long-off before Devendra Bishoo was caught at slip for one off the same bowler.Raina finished with two wickets for 32 runs from 15.3 overs, but Harbhajan was India’s most successful bowler with four for 75 from 42 overs, and Praveen Kumar captured two for 44 from 21 overs.Scoreboard on the final day of the third and final Test between West Indies and India on Sunday at Windsor Park:WEST INDIES 1st Innings 204INDIA 1st Innings 347WEST INDIES 2nd Innings(overnight 224 for six)A. Barath c Kohli b Kumar 6K. Powell c Raina b Sharma 4K. Edwards c wkpr *Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh 110D.M. Bravo c Kumar b Harbhajan Singh 14S. Chanderpaul not out 116M. Samuels lbw b Harbhajan Singh 0+C. Baugh c Mukund b Kumar 10D. Sammy c Mukund b Harbhajan Singh 17R. Rampaul run out (Sharma) 1F. Edwards c Kumar b Raina 30D. Bishoo c Dravid b Raina 1Extras (b8, lb2, w1, nb2) 13TOTAL (all out, 131.3 overs) 322Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Barath), 2-10 (Powell), 3-40 (Bravo), 4-201 (K. Edwards), 5-201 (Samuels), 6-223 (+Baugh), 7-255 (*Sammy), 8-256 (Rampaul), 9-321 (Edwards)Bowling: Kumar 21-6-44-2; Sharma 27-5-76-1 (nb1, w1); Patel 24-5-71-0 (nb1); Harbhajan Singh 42-14-75-4; Raina 15.3-2-32-2; Mukund 2-0-14-0INDIA 2nd Innings (target: 180)A. Mukund lbw b Edwards 0M. Vijay c Bishoo b Rampaul 45R. Dravid not out 34S. Raina c and b Rampaul 8V. Laxman not out 3Extras (lb1, nb3) 4TOTAL (3 wkts, 32 overs) 94Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mukund), 2-73 (Vijay), 3-86 (Raina)Bowling: Edwards 8-1-19-1 (nb2); Rampaul 11-2-31-2 (nb1); *Sammy 5-0-26-0; Bishoo 8-1-17-0Result: Match drawnSeries: India win three-Test series 1-0Man-of-the-Match: S. Chanderpaul (West Indies)Man-of-the-Series: I. Sharma (India)Umpires: Asad Rauf (PAK), R. Kettleborough (ENG)TV umpire: J. Wilson (WIS)Matchreferee: C. Broad (ENG)Reserve umpire: N. Malcolm (WIS)Photo credit: DigicelCricket.com/Brooks La Touchelast_img read more

Keane salutes great ‘leader’ O’Shea

first_img The 33-year-old Sunderland defender will become the sixth Irishman to reach three figures if he is selected to face Germany in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday evening, following in the footsteps of Keane, Shay Given, Kevin Kilbane, Steve Staunton and Damien Duff. Keane, who will make his 137th appearance in a green shirt if he gets the nod from manager Martin O’Neill, has watched O’Shea’s international career at close hand and has saluted his enduring quality on and off the pitch. Robbie Keane has paid tribute to a “proper leader” as Republic of Ireland team-mate John O’Shea prepares to win his 100th senior international cap. “The very fact that you have been picked by all those managers might suggest something.” O’Shea made his senior debut as a substitute against Croatia in August 2001 and has become a fixture in the team in recent years. He was part of the squad which qualified for the Euro 2012 finals via the play-offs, but performed poorly in Poland and the Ukraine, and that has made him all the more hungry to make it on to the big stage once again. The LA Galaxy striker said: “He wouldn’t have played for Manchester United for so long and won trophies if he wasn’t a good player. He’s been great for the country. To get 100 caps for your country is great. “He has been brilliant since he came in from the start, and he’s a big, big player. These are the games where people will be looking to the likes of John O’Shea and the experience that he has. “He has been brilliant on the field, but he has been off the field as well. In the dressing room and around the place, he has been great. “He talks and when he talks, he makes a lot of sense. Around the hotel, he is good with the younger players, he helps everyone who comes through. He is a proper leader.” O’Neill too was full of praise for a man who has become the mainstay of his defence which has lost stalwarts Richard Dunne and Kilbane in recent years. He said: “It’s a fantastic achievement, there’s no doubt. To play 100 times for your country is really terrific. If and when he reaches that milestone, that’s well done him. “There are five players who have done it – that might tell you, in the history of Irish football, that there are only five players who have managed to do that, that might tell you how difficult that is. “You have to have had a strong career, you have to go through certainly a fair length of time without injury, and I’m quite sure during the course of that time there would be a number of managers who might have a different approach to it. Press Associationlast_img read more

FL Legislature Passes Bill to Help Opioid Lawsuits

first_imgThe bill, if it passes, would allow Moody to track opioid sales. She would be able to see the cities, counties and zip codes where the drugs are sold, as well as the patient’s birth year. However, patient information will be protected. A bill to help Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody sue drug manufacturers and pharmacies is on its way to Governor DeSantis’ desk.The state’s Senate unanimously passed a bill on Friday giving Moody access to information in Florida’s prescription drug data base to help build her case against opioid manufacturers and pharmacies that the state believes oversold pain pills and did not prevent illegal sales.TY Sen. Pres. @BillGalvano, House Speaker @RepJoseOliva, @ChrisSprowls, @AmberMariano, @TomLeeFL and every member of the Fla. Legislature for voting unanimously for HB 1253. This bill will strengthen our efforts to hold those responsible for fueling the opioid crisis accountable. pic.twitter.com/jbWbS4hNyR— Fla. AG Ashley Moody (@AGAshleyMoody) May 3, 2019last_img read more

Ex Barca boss Rosell faces February trial for money laundering

first_img0Shares0000Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell, pictured July 2014, his wife and four others are accused of “large-scale money laundering” since 2006 relating to television rights and sponsorship in Brazil © AFP/File / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUMADRID, Spain, Oct 17 – Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell will go on trial for money laundering in February, Spanish judicial sources revealed on Wednesday.Rosell, his wife and four others are accused of “large-scale money laundering” of at least 19.9 million euros ($23 million) since 2006 relating to television rights and sponsorship in Brazil. Prosecutors at the Madrid-based National Court have called for the ex Barca boss to be jailed for 11 years and fined 59 million euros.Rosell and his wife are accused of hiding money illegally obtained by Ricardo Teixeira, the former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation.Rosell had previously lived and worked in Brazil, where he forged numerous business links.The case centres on a deal signed by Teixeira in 2006 with a company based in the Cayman Islands for the television rights to 24 Brazil friendly matches.Altogether, Rosell and his wife allegedly received close to 15 million euros in their accounts as part of the deal.They pocketed 6.6 million euros with 8.4 million destined for Teixeira, prosecutors say.The trial will open on February 25, and run until March 27.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more