Bravo, Pollard fail; Narine returns for KKR

first_imgMUMBAI, India (CMC):West Indies all-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard both failed, but new boys Gujarat Lions remained unbeaten with a three-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians off the last ball in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.Needing one run off the final delivery in pursuit of 144 at the Wankhede Stadium, Australian Aaron Finch lashed a boundary to seal Lions’ third straight win in the tournament.Opener Finch top-scored with an unbeaten 67 off 54 balls, with seven fours and a six, while captain Suresh Raina chipped in with 27 in a 53-run, second-wicket stand.Bravo, batting at number five, made just two before he got himself in a tangle to the sixth delivery he faced and fell to a catch at the wicket in the 13th over from seamer Jasprit Bumrah at 83 for four.POLLARDFAILEDEarlier, Bravo’s fellow Trinidadian, Pollard, also failed, falling for one as Mumbai tallied 143 for eight off their 20 overs after being asked to bat.Opener Parthiv Patel top-scored with 34 while number nine, Tim Southee, struck a breezy 25 from 11 balls.Ironically, Bravo had a hand in Pollard’s dismissal, taking a skier at long-off as the big-hitting West Indies teammate holed out off 44-year-old leg-spinner Pravin Tambe in the 11th over at 59 for four.Bravo’s four overs of medium pace went for 39 runs and yielded just one wicket.In the other game played in Hyderabad, West Indies all-rounder AndrÈ Russell endured mixed fortunes as his Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) completed an uncomplicated eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.BRILLIANTSPELLHe produced a brilliant spell of one for 19 from four overs to help limit Sunrisers to 142 for seven off their 50 overs. England T20 captain Eoin Morgan top-scored with 51 from 43 deliveries.The game was marked by the return of champion West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine, who finished with none for 26 from his four overs, in his first international game since being banned by the ICC last November for having an illegal action.He was cleared to return to action after his remodelled action was approved by the ICC last month.In reply, KKR were propelled by captain Gautam Gambhir, who stroked an unbeaten 90 from 60 balls in a 92-run first-wicket stand with Robin Uthappa, who struck 38.Russell, sent in at three, lasted only five balls and scored two before he had his middle stump removed by a yorker from 20-year-old left-arm seamer Mustafizur Rahman.last_img read more

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IOWA LAWMAKERS CONSIDER FINES FOR SLOW LEFT LANE DRIVERS

first_imgDrivers in Iowa who linger too long in the left-hand lane of an interstate or four-lane highway could face a one-hundred-dollar fine under a proposal that has advanced to a House committee.Representative Gary Worthan of Storm Lake is a truck driver and he often sees motorists driving way below the speed limit in the left-hand lane.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LEFT.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….strangle somebody. :15Many trucking companies now install a device on a semi to control the truck’s speed in an effort to save fuel costs and Worthan expects more trucking firms go that route.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LEFT2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….instead of better.” :13Susan Cameron Daeman, a lobbyist for the Iowa State Sheriffs and Deputies Association, says the group backs establishing a new fine for loitering in the left lane.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LEFT3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC….is pushing them. :15Representative Jon Thorup of Knoxville is a state trooper and he says a hefty fine might help spread the message that the left lane is for brief use while passing.Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/LEFT4.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….hear the siren.” :14Legislators working on the bill may add language to make it clear driving in the left lane on an urban freeway during crowded, rush-hour traffic would be permissible for longer periods of time.The State of Illinois recently established a 120-dollar fine for motorists who hang out in the left lane.Radio Iowa……………….last_img read more

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