ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, India vs New Zealand, semi-final Weather Report: Rain gets heavier again in Manchester

WEATHER UPDATE: That drizzle in Manchester has become heavier and the umpires have decided that the players go off with 23 balls still remaining. Since this is a semi-final, the rules say that officials can wait for two hours before overs are cut. The forecast did predict afternoon showers.

Cricket World Cup 2019 – Rohit Sharma’s bat swing is as clear as a pendulum: Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar, who has numerous records to his credit, said Sharma’s approach of playing each match as his first, was a great thing. “I was watching his interview where he said that every time he walked out, he always told himself that, that is his first match. This I feel, is a great mindset,” Tendulkar signed […]

ICC U19 World Cup: India trounce Australia by 74 runs; enter semifinals

By no means, chasing 234 was a mountainous task for Australia. But they were derailed by pacer Kartik Tyagi. He jettisoned Mackenzie Harvey, Lachian Hearne and Olivier Davies in the space of three overs, while Jake Fraser-McGurk was run out as Australia slipped to 17/4 in 2.3 overs and they never really recovered from those […]

England vs New Zealand World Cup final: Three battles to watch out for

Hosts England face New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final at Lord’s on Sunday, with both nations seeking their first win in cricket’s showpiece event. Eoin Morgan’s England humbled holders Australia to reach their first final since 1992 while the Black Caps finished as runners-up in 2015.

The Outer Worlds doesn’t shy away from its Fallout roots – and that’s great

“There are a lot of examples of choice from the highest level, like do you want to be the board or a scientist or neither?” Starks explains. “Even on a small level, say if I’m playing a dumb scientist character and I make certain choices in dialogue, other people will react to that and the […]

What is an Oxford comma? Examples and how to use

I love my parents, Lady Gaga, and Humpty Dumpty My usual breakfast is coffee, bacon and eggs, and toast. We interviewed Merle Haggard’s two ex-wives, Kris Kristoffersen, and Robert Duvall In the above examples the Oxford comma is needed for clarity, but in sentences where there is no ambiguity it can be left out, eg: […]

Opel Ampera-e aka Chevy Bolt to make world debut in Paris

Fun-to-drive with the Opel Ampera-e also means swift cruising at up to 150 km/h. At the same time, the Ampera-e also offers a significantly longer range than most other electric cars. The unique, compact proportions of the Ampera-e are driven by the battery pack being mounted flat, under the vehicle floor. The efficient packaging of […]

Comcast accuses net neutrality advocates of not “living in the real world”

Comcast seems to be indicating that Pai was talking about an investment decline beginning in 2011. In reality, the Pai statement Comcast pointed to in a footnote was referring to an alleged decline after the 2015 net neutrality decision. “The Internet wasn’t broken in 2015,” Pai said, making the point that the 2015 decision changed things for the […]

As coral reefs suffered around the world, those in French Polynesia were thriving

For the past decade, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, based in Annapolis, has been mapping the health of coral reefs around the world. Six years ago, its divers investigated 264 sites across 29 islands in French Polynesia’s four major archipelagos in the South Pacific Ocean. Working with researchers at the University of Miami […]

Trump Tells Military ‘We’re the Envy of the World Right Now’ On Christmas Eve Conference: ‘Every Foreign Leader That Sees Me’ Says ‘Congratulations’

“That view of a strong economy seems to be helping President Trump match his highest job approval rating since being elected, despite facing becoming the third president in U.S. history to be impeached this week,” Quinnipiac University polling analyst Mary Snow said in a news statement.