Brownlee on Ginebra slump: ‘We have to play with sense of urgency’

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Brownlee, who won two Governors’ Cups with the Gin Kings,  thinks it’s time for Ginebra push the panic button if it wants to turn its season around.“We got to be urgent about it, we can’t be lackadaisical,” said Brownlee Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. “We have to play with a lot of urgency, to be aggressive because right now we’re 1-4 and that’s a tough spot.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownREAD: PBA: Meralco keeps Ginebra struggling, spoils Brownlee’s returnGinebra has lost its four games by an average of 9.75 points and Brownlee believes the Gin Kings’ losses are a result of the team’s lack of energy, exactly what happened against the Bolts. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra shot a respectable 39.2 percent, 31-of-79, from the field but failed to stop Meralco from hitting as the Bolts made half of their shot attempts, 41-of-82.“We have to come out with more energy and more focus on what we have to do offensively and defensively,” said Brownlee who had 20 points, 16 rebounds, and 12 assists. “Meralco’s energy level outmatched ours, that was the main thing and we didn’t shoot the ball well.”“Meralco played a great game and it seemed they had us figured out.”ADVERTISEMENT Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Hodge downplays spat with Cone, says ‘it’s part of the game’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES Justin Brownlee. PBA IMAGESBarangay Ginebra’s 1-4 hole in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup isn’t exactly the stuff myths are made of.Even the return of beloved import Justin Brownlee couldn’t help them rise from the ashes as the Gin Kings’ 92-83 loss sent them crashing to the bottom two.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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2020-01-18

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Eurofarmacos Group Responds to Dr. Sumo, LMHRA

first_imgRe: Article entitled “‘Liberians Won’t Be Used as Guinea Pigs’ For Ebola Trial Drugs not Approved”Dear Editor,We refer to the article quoting the LMHRA Managing Director, Pharmacist David Sumo and his organizations’ stance on pre-clinical trials for the treatment of Ebola.As a highly qualified pharmacist, he is absolutely right to bring to attention the fact that pharmaceuticals need rigorous testing before introduction into any population.As no doubt he would point out, pharmaceuticals involve the introduction of man-made chemicals into the body that alter the balance of the body’s immune system amongst other factors.The Eurofarmacos Group applauds such an action and waits with anticipation the results from the trials of the other such pharmaceuticals currently being used within Liberia.Dr. Sumo and the LMHRA are perhaps not aware that WHO gave the green light to any treatment that can provide help to those affected by this Ebola pandemic and that could be used humanely and without the need to undergo the complicated Biosafety and Bioethics checks.Given the magnitude, severity and lethal potential of this virus strain, EBOFLIP – like other non-pharmaceutical products used in Africa at present – has not been required to perform clinical, pre-clinical (or in-Vitro and in-Vivo),  trials on patients with Ebola. Rather, the emphasis is on the plain fact that getting no treatment will cause up to 90% to die.Because of its effectiveness, EBOFLIP can be used as a preventative measure and treatment, eliminating the need for pharmaceutical live vaccines and giving hope to those family members who are unfortunate enough to get in close proximity to an Ebola infection.Eurofarmacos Group was privileged to be asked to donate its proven products to Liberia, and understood at the time that there was a sense of urgency and co-operated fully in the setting up of a trial for the product, and is ready to respond to any further requirements that the country needs.If the LMHRA requires to stop the existing treatment trials that have already proven a resounding success, then of course the company will abide by the wishes of the LMHRA and follow the clinical trial guidelines set down for the other pharmaceuticals the LMHRA is currently testing and look forward to measuring the success of EBOFLIP against the other products on a side-by-side clinical trial.Because of the urgency in combating the spread of the disease, Dr. Sumo and the LMHRA are most welcome to engage immediately on a one-to-one basis with the scientists, chemists, pharmacists and doctors from Europe and America who have worked with and extensively tested EBOFLIP who will answer any clinical and pharmacological concerns that they may have.After all, our first goal as medical specialists is to help people affected by Liberia in the best way we know how and prevent more deaths, and we stand by willing to work with all international countries to offer assistance should they ask us.Sincerely,Dr. Jose Manuel FriasPresidentEurofarmacos Group EuropaOn behalf of the BoardShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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2020-01-14

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Looming City Lockdown: CDC Plans 3-Day March

first_imgOpposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) has decided to stage another “city lockdown” in and around Monrovia, the party’s vice chairman for Operations, Mulbah Morlu, has announced.Addressing a news conference yesterday in Monrovia, CDC disclosed the staging of a three-day political rally aimed at creating the platform where their political leader, Ambassador George M. Weah, will interact with the “ordinary Liberian people.”According to Morlu, who is also CDC deputy campaign manager, the party has decided to begin “a three-day roadmap to victory,” parade through the streets of Monrovia, beginning with various market places in the city.“CDC will begin parading the streets with Amb. Weah beginning with the Small Town Community behind our party’s headquarters and move on to the Peace Island Community in Congo Town.“From those two places, the CDC will later move to the Jorkpen Town and Rally Town markets. Amb. Weah will then walk from UN Drive to Randall Street through Water Side Market and West Point community.“Weah wants to interact with the citizens along Broad Street and other places. The team leaves from West Point to Vai and Clara Towns and will meet with people of ‘Gibraltar’, Weah’s birth place. From that moment, Weah and the team will walk from Clara Town towards Freeport, Logan Town and New Kru Town respectively,” Morlu announced.CDC has also disclosed plans for a very large rally to be held at its headquarters on Thursday, 18 December, describing it as the party’s “pre victory rally.”According to Morlu, the rally will be a mass gathering of supporters of the party for a jamboree to celebrate Weah’s anticipated victory in the impending election.CDC has called on all its partisans to turn out in their numbers for the occasion.On Friday, CDC said their attention will be focused on Somalia Drive, starting with Freeport towards Gardnervilles, Bardnersville and towards the Red Light District in Paynesville. Morlu noted that the rally is intended to remind CDC’s rivals of the strength of the party and the ability of their candidate to clinch victory.CDC is a signatory to the Inter Party Consultative Committee agreement of December 3, 2014 when political parties and stakeholders discussed and instituted measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the Ebola virus and election violence in the country.NEC and stakeholders agreed that there would be no street parades; that campaigns be conducted only in districts/communities; and that gatherings will not exceed 250 persons.Judging from Weah and the CDC’s last campaign rally on November 28, which paralyzed the entire capital, blocking traffic for several hours, political analysts believe the planned three day parade is in contravention (violation) of and will defeat the purpose of the December 3 agreement.Perhaps stakeholders, including Health authorities, civil society and the international community might be able to prevail on the CDC and other candidates and political parties to restrain their demonstrations, in order to continue winning the more crucial campaign to defeat Ebola.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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2020-01-14

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50% severance payment not enough – GTUC

first_img…advises Govt, GuySuCo to rethink strategyThe Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) said President David Granger’s commitment to paying affected sugar workers 50 per cent of their severance is “not good enough”, while noting that addressing the workers’ concern is not a priority of the Administration.Dismissed sugar workers along with their families protesting for severance paymentOn Saturday, the GTUC said the fact that no budgetary allocation was made to cover the severance of the affected is indicative of no premium being placed on the concerns of the workers. As such, the GTUC sees this as a worrying sign and intensification of the Government’s attacks on workers’ rights, across the board.In a strongly worded statement, the Union further stated the failure of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) to begin paying severance packages to the redundant workers on their last payday speaks of the callous approach in treating the workers’ welfare.The trade union representative body noted that severance payment is earned consistent with the Termination of Employment and Severance Pay Act, adding that when the professional relationship is severed between an employer and employee, industrial relations practice dictates that the employee hands over to the employer all properties of the employer. Likewise, the employer has corresponding responsibility to hand over forthwith all monies accrued and owing to the employee. The failure to do so speaks to breaking of a contractual relationship and were these workers in the Private Sector, the Labour Department would have demanded they be paid, and if not, the errant employer placed before the court.Additionally, the GTUC notes Government must be mindful of claims of being conscious and caring about the affected workers since it would not be deemed credible and sincere. They added that severance should have been paid at time of termination, so these workers can move on with their lives.The Union added that the number of workers being laid off requires a plan to cushion the socio-economic impact on them, and the institutions and communities that rely on their income. “Various pronouncements as to the number being affected or are being placed in alternative jobs, and in cases being transferred to State agencies is being questioned. A major reason for this is that the sugar unions seem unaware which continues to point to the problem of the absence of engagement and involvement by the workers’ representative in their welfare,” the statement added.ProtestSome 4000 sugar workers from Enmore, Rose Hall and Skeldon were let go by December 29, 2017. Fearing that they would have suffered a similar fate as Wales, workers attached to Rose Hall staged a protest in Berbice on Tuesday, demanding that they paid their severance packages. This was one of several similar actions planned by workers and their Union against the decisions made regarding the sugar industry.Following the protest, Government announced on Wednesday that it will pay 50 per cent of the severance benefits to dismissed sugar workers by the end of this month, a commitment that represented over $2 billion in severance payments.About 850 workers protested the non-payment of millions of dollars, which are collectively owed to them for their years of service given to the GuySuCo.Meanwhile, GAWU has registered its disappointment with the Government deferring the full payment of severance. According to the GAWU President, the decision breaches the Termination of Employment and Severance Pay Act.last_img read more

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2020-01-12

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MAN BANGED ON GARDA STATION DOOR AND SHOUTED: ‘TAKE ME HOME OR I’LL BREAK YOUR NOSE.”

first_imgA man who banged on the door of a Garda station and demanded to be driven home has been jailed for two months.Oliver Shovlin, 35, of Clondallan, Rathmullan, was found to be extremely drunk when he arrived at Ramelton Garda station.Gardai told Milford District Court that Shovlin became extremely abusive when approached by Gardai. “He was roaring and shouting in the middle of the street and was demanding to be brought home.“He was shouting ‘Bring me home or I’ll break your f***ing nose. When he was warned he would be arrested he said “f*** off,” revealed Gardai.The court that Shovlin has 22 previous convictions for a range of offences including assault, having no insurance, careless driving and refusing to give a breath test.He was also jailed for dangerous driving causing death.Solicitor Patsy Gallagher said his client was already in jail for previous offences and had been extremely traumatised by the death of his friend in that road traffic accident.The court heard that Shovlin was currently in jail and was due for release in January 2012.Judge Paul Kelly sentenced Shovlin to two months for a breach of the peace.EndsMAN BANGED ON GARDA STATION DOOR AND SHOUTED: ‘TAKE ME HOME OR I’LL BREAK YOUR NOSE.” was last modified: October 10th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Oliver ShovlinRamelton Garda StationRathmullanlast_img read more

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2019-12-26

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NHBRC invests over R30 million to drive its transformation agenda

first_imgThe National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) will be spending more than R 30 million in the new financial year starting on 1st of April 2017, as part of an effort to transform the home building industry.Addressing the NHBRC Transformation Charter launch, Deputy Minister of Human Settlements Ms Zou Kota-Fredericks,  said transformation and economic empowerment must be driven aggressively in the home building environment.“It is critical to note that the radical economic transformation programme is not a stand-alone programme as it has no special budget and should be an integral part of each and every department and all entities of government. It calls on all of us to revisit the Preferential Procurement Act so as to respond adequately to this issue.”The launch was hosted in partnership with the Department of Human Settlements (DHS) as part of the 2017 International Women’s Day celebrations.NHBRC Acting Chairperson of Council, Ms Julieka Bayat said one of the biggest challenges in achieving an effective transformation programme in the industry is the lack of adequate skills and we will be investing most of this money in the upskilling our most vulnerable groups: Women, Youth, People living with Disabilities and Military Veterans.“Women are particularly under-represented with respect to ownership, control and the management of companies involved in the housing value chain as well as in terms of technical skills.  Also, the high unemployment rate, especially of our youth has heightened the need for us to aggressively pursue transformation of the sector so as to create self-employment opportunities,” said Bayat.The NHBRC’s transformation charter seeks to address issues that relate to the advancement of equal economic opportunities in the human settlements value chain. The expectation is that participation of vulnerable groups will be optimised.“As the NHBRC we believe that our transformation charter will assist us in unlocking obstacles to and the effective participation by the identified groupings, it further asserts measureable goals for us to achieve on the road to a radically transformed home building industry” she said.We also wish to demonstrate our support towards government’s efforts of promoting social and economic transformation.For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Molebogeng Taunyane on 011 317 0070/ 082 646 8663 or email molebot@nhbrc.org.zalast_img read more

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2019-12-18

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President Zuma offers condolences to families of victims in Nigeria church collapse

first_imgFellow South Africans,I am greatly saddened to announce that 67 South Africans died and scores of others sustained injuries, after a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations collapsed on Friday, 12 September 2014, in Lagos, in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.This is a particularly difficult time for South Africa. Not in the recent history of our country have we had this large number of our people die in one incident outside the country.Our thoughts are with the families, friends and colleagues that have lost their loved ones in this heartbreaking tragedy. The whole nation shares the pain of the mothers, fathers, daughters and sons who have lost their loved ones. We are all in grief.As we mourn this sudden and tragic death of our fellow compatriots, I have directed the relevant government departments and entities to act with the utmost urgency to ensure that we facilitate the movement of relevant family members to Nigeria to identify the bodies of their loved ones and to ensure that we repatriate the remains as soon as possible under the circumstances.I would like to take this opportunity also to thank all family members and friends who have provided information to government, which has assisted the South African High Commission in Nigeria in its efforts to locate our fellow citizens.I would also like to commend all affected families for their patience and resolve during this very painful period.On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, I would like to thank the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for its support during this difficult time. We also send our sincere condolences to the people of Nigeria and all other nations affected by this tragedy.I would like to assure all affected families that the Government will provide all the necessary support.Government will keep the public informed of developments around this tragedy.May the souls of the departed compatriots rest in peace.I thank you.Related links:http://www.southafrica.info/global/reconnectsouthafrica/last_img read more

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2019-12-18

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Top Trends of 2010: Social Shopping

first_imgA Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Location Check-ins Location has been a big trend this year and it affected the shopping sector too (indeed, some would say that the future of location apps is shopping). A good example was American Express and Federated Media announcing in August a free iPhone app, called Social Currency, built on the Foursquare platform. [disclosure: Federated Media sells advertising for ReadWriteWeb]The app lets users track things they want to buy, upload photos of purchases, and comment on what their friends do – all the while pushing the updates to Twitter and Foursquare.Facebook Shopping This year Facebook has made huge bounds forward as a business and it has touched many sectors: including shopping. In June, Amazon added connectivity to Facebook in order to provide product suggestions based on likes and favorites pulled from your social graph.By connecting your account, you allow Amazon to scrape the interests and favorites of your friends. You can then view suggested gift ideas based on this data.Amazon also will populate lists of items that are popular among all of your friends, as well as suggestions based on your own interests. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Groupon isn’t the only game in town for daily deals – we mentioned some of its competitors in September.Real-Time Social ShoppingIn June, Amazon bought online auction phenomenon Woot. At the time our own Marshall Kirkpatrick called the deal “a marriage of light- and heavy-weight supply chains,” but also noted that Woot is bringing real-time social shopping to Amazon.Woot’s core service is to offer one highly discounted item for sale each day, until either time or inventory runs out. The items are of variable quality, but are often just good enough to buy. richard macmanus Tags:#2010 in Review#e-commerce#Features#NYT#web#Year in Review Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts In 2010, we’ve seen the rise of so-called “social shopping” services. They rely heavily on technologies such as social networking, crowdsourcing and smart phone scanners. Here we present five of the main social shopping developments of 2010. This kicks off a series of posts that will be published over November and December, looking back on the biggest web technology trends of the year.The Web has of course always had an impact on shopping, from the dot.com flame and burns (Boo.com anyone?) to e-commerce success stories like Amazon.com and eBay. So what’s new in 2010?ReadWriteWeb’s 2010 In Review:Top 10 Semantic Web Products of 2010Top 10 RSS and Syndication Technologies of 2010Best BigCo of 2010: FacebookTop Trends of 2010: App StoresMost Promising Company For 2011: SimpleGeoTop Trends of 2010: Internet TVTop 10 Startups of 2010Top Trends of 2010: PrivacyDaily Deals One of the biggest success stories of 2010 has been daily deals provider Groupon. In October we interviewed Groupon CTO Ken Pelletier to find out why Groupon has been growing so fast. He told us that Groupon’s growth has had “a really strong word of mouth element” to it.Why has social software caught on with shopping? Pelletier explained that “people like to share a deal with friends for a variety of reasons. Maybe to help them save money, or maybe they want to plan to do something together. Or for a lot of social reasons.” Groupon receives a “high level of social sharing”, he said, and the service gets a lot of activity on Twitter and Facebook. Bar Code Scanning Another trend to ramp up in 2010 was scanning barcodes using your smartphone. While technically this isn’t “social shopping,” it’s an enabler of much better information for consumers – which is inevitably shared to the wider Web. There are a variety of mobile apps that enable bar code scanning and eBay bought one of them in June: Red Laser. Amazon also got into the barcode scanning game in 2010, with Amazon Mobile. Red Laser was one of the first iPhone applications to become popular with barcode scanning early adopters. The app allows customers to use their phone to scan barcodes of products on store shelves, in order to receive price comparisons from a database of merchants.Barcode scanning is a rapidly growing market. According to data from industry leader ScanLife, the use of barcode scanners is up 700% in 2010. Other products in this market include Best Buy-funded Tecca and Google’s image recognition service Google Goggles.So overall, 2010 has been a busy year for social technologies in the retail sector. Tell us some of your favorite moments this year in social shopping, or the apps you’ve come to rely on to help with your shopping.With thanks to the coverage and analysis of Sarah Perez, Marshall Kirkpatrick, Adrienne Jeffries and Chris Cameron.last_img read more

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2019-12-16

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Indian Embassies Issue Advisory Against Fake Calls

first_imgIndian embassies in Canada, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal have issued public notices against fraud calls that display their landline number. The callers usually asked people who have legally migrated to the country to transfer a sum of money citing some reason or the other.The Indian embassy in Canada issued the notice five days ago, after Canadian resident Vinod Kuruvilla was told by a caller that he must transfer $1,000 immediately to a bank account as his immigration papers were not in order, the Hindustan Times reported. Kuruvilla, 40, told the publication that he recognized the number as that of the Indian High Commission in Ottawa, Canada.The engineer from India who had moved to Canada six months ago then called the high commission, where an official told him that the call he received was one of the many cases of cyber fraud in which people are asked to transfer a sum for some reason. “The embassy officials told me to approach local police and advised me against giving out bank details or money,” he told HT.These calls are not isolated as four other embassies — France, Italy, Spain, Portugal — have sent out similar notices.“The high commission in Ottawa has taken up the matter with the Canadian government and we too have put out a public notice,” an Indian official was quoted as saying in the report.The notice from the Canadian embassy said: “Protect yourself from a telephone scam that relates to security deposits. We’ll never ask you for any sort of security deposit or payment over the telephone.” The notice added that scamsters can use telephone scams to steal people’s money or identity and asked people to be careful of such calls. “You should be very careful of scams asking for details like your credit card, bank account or passport numbers, and any other types of personal information. If you get a suspicious call, hang up right away and contact your local police to report it. You can also contact the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre,” said the notice.The notice from the Indian embassy in France said: “Beware of fraudulent/hoax calls purportedly from telephone number 0140505070/71 belonging to Indian embassy asking for Indian students/diaspora transfer money, embassy of India never asks for such transfers.”These are not the only countries where people are vexed with fraudulent calls. Such fake calls also plagued Indian communities in Australia and Germany last year, with the Indian embassy in Berlin issuing at least four notices about fraudulent calls.Canada has over 1.2 million persons of Indian origin, almost 90 per cent of whom live in metropolitan areas and other major cities.According to the Indian embassy estimates, 106,000 Indians live in France. Related ItemsFraudlast_img read more

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2019-12-02

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U-19 World Cup: India beat Pakistan by 203 runs to enter finals

first_imgIndia enters quarterfinals of U-19 World Cup cricket India reaffirmed their supremacy in age-group cricket as they walloped arch-rivals Pakistan by an incredible 203 runs to make it to their sixth ICC U-19 cricket World Cup final here today. This is India’s biggest win against Pakistan at the age group level as the gulf in standard was way too visible.India have won the tournament in 2000 (under Mohammed Kaif), 2008 (Virat Kohli), 2012 (Unmukt Chand) while losing two finals in 2006 (Cheteshwar Pujara) and 2016 (Ishan Kishan).The immensely talented Shubhman Gill hit classy unbeaten 102 off 94 balls to guide India to 272 for 9 after winning the toss and then seamer Ishan Porel (4/17 in 6 overs) scythed through the Pakistan top-order with a terrific opening spell to help them bowl out for a mere 69 in 29.3 overs.“It was an outstanding performance from the bowlers as well as the batsmen. I am very satisfied with the performance. I am expecting an exciting contest against Australia in the final. I would also like to thank the crowd for their support,” skipper Prithvi Shaw said after the match.The concerns whether multi crore IPL deals will be a distraction proved to be unfounded as ‘Boys in Blue’ followed their guru Rahul Dravid’s instructions to the ‘T’ — that World Cup semifinals is once in a lifetime opportunity while auctions happen every year.Also read: IPL auction: Franchiees bet big on uncapped playersDravid’s boys will now take on Australia in the summit clash on February 3 in what will be a repeat of the 2012 edition which India won in Australia. Under Dravid, the team has now reached back-to-back U-19 World Cup final.The gameIndia literally outclassed their bitter rivals as it turned out to be a no-contest in the end. Batting first, openers Prithvi Shaw (41 from 42 balls) and Manjot Kalra (47 from 70 balls) again laid the foundation with 89-run opening stand during which the skipper was the aggressor and Kalra the anchor. But both were out in quick succession after which Gill took over to flay the Pakistani bowling attack with stylish strokeplay.With the pitch on the slower side, Gill got enough time to play the pull shot both in front and square of the wicket off pacers Arshad Iqbal, Shaheen Afridi and Musa Khan. There were flowing on-drives, the cheeky ramp shot as he worked on the extra bounce. He also played a slog sweep of left-arm spinner Mohammed Taha.“I rate this innings very highly as it was against Pakistan. The pitch was on the slower side and it was not easy for strokeplay. I am happy to have got the Man of the Match award,” Gill said after the match. Having bagged a Rs 1.8 crore deal from Kolkata Knight Riders, Gill was asked about his preferred format. “I would like to play all three formats as adaptability is the key,” said the player from Firozpur in Punjab.While defending the total, it was a walk in the park for the Indians as the Pakistanis once again found Shivam Mavi (4 -3-6-0) and Kamlesh Nagarkoti’s (5-1-7-0) pace too hot to handle. The pressure created by then enabled Porel to get four quick wickets with skipper Shaw taking a couple of brilliant catches at gully.Once Pakistan were 28 for 4, the Indian slow bowlers came into the act with left-arm spinner Shiva Singh (2/20 in 8 overs) and off-break bowler Riyan Das (2/6 in 4 overs) blowing away the opposition lower order to win the match in no time. January 30, 2018 COMMENT Shubman Gill reacts as he celebrates his century during the U-19 World Cup semi finals against Pakistan.   –  @BCCI RELATED × Will now take on Australia in the summit clash on February 3 in what will be a repeat of the 2012 editioncenter_img U19 World Cup: India record 100-run win over Australia SHARE SHARE EMAIL Published on SHARE COMMENTS accomplishment Shubman Gill reacts as he celebrates his century during the U-19 World Cup semi finals against Pakistan.   –  @BCCIlast_img read more

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2019-11-26

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