ICC World Cup Was Rohit Sharma Out or Not Out? – Dodgy DRS call dominates India vs West Indies encounter

first_imghighlights For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Rohit Sharma has scored most runs for India in 2019 World Cup. Virat Kohli has scored four centuries in last six games against West Indies. West Indies need to win against India to stay in contention for semi-finals. center_img New Delhi : The 34th encounter of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and West Indies at Old Trafford in Manchester started off on a dramatic note with Rohit Sharma’s dismissal making all sorts of controversies. Batting first, the Indian team was off to a decent start with both KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma applying themselves beautifully.In the initial overs, the duo was able to score five runs an over to set the pace well.  However, in the sixth over, Rohit Sharma, who seem to be quiet till then, opened his arms and went after West Indies speedster Kemar Roach and smashed him for a six and four and it looked that momentum is with India. However, on the last ball of the over, Kemar bowled a good length delivery and there was a noise as it went past the bat and West Indies reviewed it. The soft signal from the on field umpire was ‘not-out’ and third umpire needed a conclusive evidence to change the decision. The ball was pitched on a hard length and jagged back sharply into the right hander. From a distance, it looked, there was a gap between bat and pad, and the ball must have snaked through that. However, the third umpire Michael Gough said it’s bat which left Indian fans bewildered.Eventually, the onfield umpire had to change his decision and Rohit Sharma, who looked good for his 18 runs had to take a long walk back to the pavilion. As he walked back, he had a little smile on his face and appeared that he doesn’t think there was an inside edge.Seeing the gravity of the dismissal, the broadcasters showed it on big screen a quite some time, and people around the world got an opportunity to see it closely. The highlight on the dismissal clearly showed that there was a slight inside edge and it hit bat and then pad. In the end, it was a right decision by the third umpire. last_img read more

Syracuse men’s basketball is back in the NCAA Tournament

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on March 11, 2018 at 6:14 pm Contact Tomer: tdlanger@syr.edu | @tomer_langer Syracuse (20-13, 8-10 Atlantic Coast) was selected to compete in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. The Orange earned a No. 11 seed and will face off against No. 11 Arizona State (20-11, 8-10 Pac-12) in a first-four game on Wednesday at 9:10 p.m. in Dayton, Ohio. The winner will play No. 6 seed TCU. The Orange was firmly on the bubble for the latter part of the year. Since the start of February, different bracketology sites shuffled SU between “last four in,” “first four out” and “next four out.” In the end, Syracuse did just enough to secure a bid.Entering the year, the Orange had relatively low expectations. Four out of five starters from last season were gone, and the only known commodity on the team was Tyus Battle.Syracuse got off to a blazing 11-2 start in the nonconference part of the schedule, though, with the only two losses coming to then-No. 2 Kansas and St. Bonaventure. The Orange also picked up a home win over Maryland, a road win over Georgetown and a neutral-site win over Connecticut.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe team hit a road bump in the ACC, losing back-to-back games (on the road to Wake Forest and home to Notre Dame without its two best players) to teams that would eventually finish in the bottom six of the conference. In the penultimate game of the regular season, a loss to Boston College, head coach Jim Boeheim said, “We had our opportunity earlier to win two games that we really should have won, and we didn’t finish.”The Orange kept its Tournament chances alive though, picking up road wins at Louisville and Miami and a home win over a ranked Clemson team. Each one of those wins came after a loss.Last season was nearly the exact opposite. That SU team came into the year ranked and had high expectations, but went just 8-5 in the nonconference portion of the schedule. It picked things up in the ACC, earning three wins over teams ranked inside the Top 10. But a lack of road wins, and the poor start, doomed the Orange as it missed the NCAA Tournament and played in the National Invitation Tournament instead.Now, Syracuse is back in the Big Dance. Commentslast_img read more