ICC World Twenty20: 35 matches, 7 venues

first_imgIndia will be hosting the ICC World Twenty20 for the first time starting from March to April 3. The sixth edition of the tournament will be played in seven venues with 16 teams competing for the title.Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, NagpurThe Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium was built in 2008 and after its inauguration it replaced the old Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground as the main stadium in the city. Former international cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne have lauded the ground for its top-class facilities. The seating capacity at the ground in 45,000. The first match (Test) was played at this venue between India and Australia in November 2008 and the last match was also Test between India and South Africa in November 2015.  Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, DharamsalaHimachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium or HPCA Stadium is the most picturesque cricket venue in India, situated at an altitude of 1,457 m above sea level. The first match at this venue was an ODI between India and England in January 2013 and the last match being a T20I between India and South Africa in 2015. The ground has a seating capacity of 23,000. Eden Gardens, KolkataEden Gardens is second-largest cricket stadium in the world behind the Melbourne Cricket Ground with a seating capacity of 66,000. The first recorded Test at the venue was held in 1934, and its first one-day international in 1987. The Eden is home ground to Bengal Ranji Trophy team and IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. Wankhede Stadium, MumbaiThe Wankhede Stadium was built in 1974 and the first Test match was played between India and West Indies in January 1975. The ground is home ground of Mumbai Ranji team and IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. India won the World Cup 2011 beating Sri Lanka at this venue. Wankhede’s seating capacity is 33,108.advertisement M Chinnaswamy Stadium, BangaloreThe venue is home ground to Karnataka state team and IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. The first Test was played at this stadium between India and West Indies in November 1974. The Chinnaswamy has a seating capacity of 35,000.Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, MohaliIt is popularly referred to as the Mohali Stadium with a seating capacity of 26,950. The first Test match at this ground was held between India and West Indies on December 10, 1994. The last Test match was played very recently last year between India and South Africa, which the hosts won by 108 runs. Feroz Shah Kotla, DelhiBeing established in 1883, it is the second oldest international cricket stadium in India after the Eden Gardens. The ground has given lot of memorable moments and the notable ones are Anil Kumble’s 10 wickets in an innings against Pakistan and Sachin Tendulkar scoring his 35th Test ton. The official seating capacity of Kotla is 41,820.last_img read more

10 months agoBID IN: Arsenal make huge offer for Lille attacker Nicolas Pepe

first_imgBID IN: Arsenal make huge offer for Lille attacker Nicolas Pepeby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal have launched a bid for Lille attacker Nicolas Pepe.TMW says Arsenal have offered €50m upfront plus further bonus fees based on appearances and success.Gunners boss Unai Emery is eager to add a new attacking midfield signing and knows plenty about Pepe thanks to his time in charge of PSG.The news of Arsenal’s bid arrives just 24 hours after it broke they had a mega offer rejected by AS Roma for Cengiz Under.Tied to LOSC until 2022, Pepe has stated he is ready to leave – but only after the end of this season. TagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img

21 days agoAZ coach Arne Slot admits Man Utd unlucky with penalty call

first_imgAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say AZ coach Arne Slot admits Man Utd unlucky with penalty callby Carlos Volcano21 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveAZ Alkmaar coach Arne Slot admits they were lucky to avoid defeat to Europa League opponents Manchester United last night.At the final whistle, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer complained about Marcus Rashford being denied a penalty.And Slot said, “We have chased Manchester United where possible. We continued to play compactly in the phases that we had a harder time with and got tired. We kept playing football and could resist the temptation to boot the ball away. “We have given away few chances. We walked away a bit disappointed afterwards to the dressing room. But United could also have received a penalty in the final phase. We were lucky that the referee played on…” last_img read more

Track and Field Ohio States Karrington Winters sets NCAA record at Kentucky

Women’s TeamJunior Karrington Winters set the NCAA season-high 400-meter dash time of 53.41, highlighting the Ohio State women’s track and field team’s success at the Kentucky Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky.Both Ohio State relay teams in the 4×400-meter relay placed in the top three. Junior Karrington Winters, freshman Syaira Richardson, sophomore Halimah Barlow and senior Maggie Barrie combined to run a first-place time of 3:34.92.Ohio State’s third-place team consisted of sophomore Tamani Wilson, senior Beatrice Hannan, freshman Aziza Ayoub and freshman Mary Figler. The group combined for a time of 3:46.27. Richardson placed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.67.The women’s throwing efforts were led by junior Sade Olatoye, who placed second in the weight throw with a throw of 20.65 meters. She also finished second in shot put with a throw of 16.30 meters. Sophomore Lyne’a Diller finished fourth with a throw of 15.24 metersOhio State had three sprinters finish in the top 10 of the 200-meter dash. Sophomore Taylor DeLoach finished fourth with a time of 23.93 seconds, Barrie finished sixth at 23.95 seconds and Barlow finished seventh at  23.96 seconds.Junior Mikaela Seibert placed second in the triple jump reaching 12.07 meters.Junior Jessica Passwater led Ohio State’s distance effort, finishing third in the 3000-meter run with a time of 9:47. In that same event, junior Brittany Atkinson finished seventh with a time of 9:51. The women distance medley finished third with a time of 11:59. That unit was made up of sophomore Vanessa Robinson, senior Courtney Cloudy, freshman Kalee Soehnlen and Ayoub.The team will head up to Ann Arbor for the Michigan Invitational Saturday.Men’s TeamThe Ohio State 4×400-meter relay ended the Kentucky Invitational with a first-place finish at 3:12.88. The ‘A’ team consisted of freshman Joseph Cooper, junior Nick Gray, freshman Drelan Bramwell and freshman Tavonte Mott.Four Buckeyes placed in the 200-meter dash with freshman Eric Harrison Jr. finishing second with a time of 21.21 seconds. Mott finished third with a time of 21.64 seconds, Bramwell finished fourth at 21.68 and senior Zack Bazile finished sixth with a time of 21.77. Junior DaJuan Seward finished third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.01 seconds.  Senior Nick Demaline, who placed first in the shot put with a throw of 18.73 meters. Senior Aaron Zedalla placed second in the weight throw with a 20.58-meter throw and fifth in shot put at 17.35 meters. Senior Max Seipel placed sixth in weight throw (18.5 meters) and seventh in shot put (17.19 meters).The men’s pole vault unit had two athletes place, with junior Coty Cobb finishing third with a jump of 5.25 meters and senior Cole Gorscki finishing sixth (5.13 meters). Ohio State’s track field team will prepare for the Michigan invitational next Saturday in Ann Arbor, Michigan. read more

TCI In Touch with Bermuda Government

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Seriously, Sixth Form registration begins at Clement Howell High Aug 15 Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 21 Oct 2014 – The Turks and Caicos has already been in touch with the government of Bermuda, confirmed yesterday by Premier Dr Rufus Ewing who said the fellow British overseas territory is well on its way in recovery. QUOTE. Bermuda was over the weekend slammed by Category Four Hurricane Gonzalo; the storm with so much momentum it last night brought gale force winds to the United Kingdom. While there were no deaths for Bermuda; St Maarten recorded one; an elderly man was found on board a boat in a lagoon devastated by the fierce storm. Related Items:bermuda, category 4, hurricane gonzalo, TCIG, uk territories Recommended for you Editorial: Listen to your Mama TCI Premier Responds To Beaches’ Letter Announcing Closurelast_img read more

Race for the Conch impresses Rowdy Gaines US Gold Medal Olympian

first_img What’s on TONIGHT in Providenciales Related Items:race for the conch, Ricky’s Flamingo Cafe, rowdy gaines Water Fun Weekend with Windvibes, Billfish Release Tourney and Race for the Conch Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Rugby on the Beach Saturday at Ricky’s Flamingo Café Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 06 Jul 2015 – An uncommon swim is how most of the visiting participants in this year’s Race for the Conch Eco Sea Swim described their experience in the waters of the World’s #1 beach. Over 200 swimmers were signed up including Rowdy Gaines, American three time Olympic gold medalist who after the swim race talked about picking up a starfish, playing with a stingray and spotting fish in the course of the crystal clear turquoise waters just off Ricky’s Flamingo Café. Seventeen junior swimmers from Barbados were also in country; they too said they found the underwater sea life captivating and said the swim was a challenge. Chloe Zimmerman, co-founder of the Race for the Conch said the event has grown rapidly; she was thankful to sponsors and government including the TCI Tourist Board for support of the summer swim meet. This week, we post highlights from the fun which also goes to One Caribbean Television, seen in 24 Caribbean countries and US cities.last_img read more

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