ICC World Cup ICC World Cup 2019 | Indian team touchdown London; here are pictures

first_imgIndia will play their first league game against South Africa. Virat Kohli will lead Indian team for the first time in 50-over World Cup. MS Dhoni will play his fourth World Cup.  New Delhi: The Indian team departed in the late hours on Tuesday for England and Wales to begin their preparations for the all-important ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which is set to start on May 30. The Virat Kohli-led side will be all geared up for the mega-event as almost every cricket pundit believes they can turn the show. The likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Ravindra Jadeja will be seen playing their second 50-over World Cup. Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are too most experienced campaigners in Indian line up. The Men in Blue have had good preparations for the ICC mega event with the recently concluded Indian Premier League. While some cricketers have displayed good form ahead the marquee event, others would be looking to reflect upon their poor performances and get things right on time before the first game. highlights India will be kick-starting their campaign at Rose Bowl in Southampton against South Africa on 5th June. Before that, India will also be playing two warm-up games against New Zealand and neighbours Bangladesh.Standing at the No.2 position in the ICC ODI rankings and also boasting of some great batsmen in their ranks alongside a formidable bowling line-up, India are amongst the favourites to win the World Cup.The Indian team, after travelling from Mumbai to Dubai, has finally reached London, where they will begin their homework. In this scenario, the official twitter account of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a picture which was captioned, “Touchdown London #TeamIndia”. Here’s the Twitter post: For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

Syracuse falls to Georgia Tech, 8-7, on walk-off in 10th inning

first_img Published on March 17, 2017 at 10:02 pm Contact Matt: mdliberm@syr.edu Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse fell to Georgia Tech, 8-7, Friday night on a walk-off single in the 10th inning. It marks SU’s second consecutive conference loss.SU (15-9, 3-3 Atlantic Coast) junior right-hander AnnaMarie Gatti had a tough outing in the circle for the Orange. The ace lasted only four and two-thirds innings after giving up five runs to the Yellow Jackets (9-16, 3-4) in the second inning and seven runs overall. Syracuse responded in the third inning when Bryce Holmgren and Faith Cain drew two consecutive walks with the bases loaded, forcing in two runs.Senior Sydney O’Hara added a home run in the fifth inning to continue her stellar season. The senior went 2-for-2 with a home run and drew four walks. O’Hara leads Syracuse in home runs, RBIs, batting average, slugging percentage, on-base percentage and walks. She also threw five innings in relief and struck out eight.The Orange entered the top of the seventh inning down 7-3 but rallied to tie the score at 7-7 and force extra innings. O’Hara and Georgia Tech pitcher Emily Anderson traded scoreless innings through the eighth and ninth innings, but a Malea Bell single off of O’Hara in the bottom of the tenth scored Samantha Pierannunzi from second for the walk-off finish.SU-GT will continue their series in Atlanta on Saturday at 1 p.m. Next Friday, Syracuse will have its first home series, weather pending, against Louisville.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more