Prabhu addresses India-Argentina Business Forum

Prabhu addresses India-Argentina Business Forum

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on February 18, 2019, said that India is keen to strengthen bilateral ties More »

PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on February 19, 2019, and unveil several development projects there. The PM will flag off the More »

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The 5th bathing festival of Maghi Purnima at Prayagraj Kumbh will take place on February 19, 2019. A large number of devotees and tourists are More »

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

Speed Post News Network New Delhi:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media report that at village  Pusaina in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh out of More »

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Two women, one of them pregnant, were hacked to death on February 17, 2019, allegedly by respective their in- laws for not bringing adequate dowry. Sources More »

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Police on February 17, 2019, night, arrested two persons including an arms supplier Pappu Kumar, son of Tejoo Pratap Singh of Basudeopur police out post in More »

 

Pakistan 55/5 in 2nd innings in 3rd test against New Zealand, need 225 runs to win

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Patna : Set a victory target of 280, Pakistan were 55/5 after 20.4 overs at lunch in their second innings in the third test against New Zealand at Sheikh Zayeed Stadium, Abhu Dhabi, UAE, on the 5th day of the play on December 7, 2018, with spinner William Somerville, 34, playing his first test taking two wickets off back to back balls. Pakistan need 225 runs to win this test.

Somerville, who had taken 4/75 in Pakistan’s first innings, removed Haris Sohail and first innings centurion Asad Shafiq on  successive balls. Pacer Colin de Grandhomme took the wicket of first innings centurion Azhar Ali, who scored 5. Spinner Ajaj Patel accounted for opener Imam-ul Haq, who scored 22. Tim Southee removed opener Mohammad Hafeez for 8. Hafeez has announced his retirement from international cricket after this test. At lunch Babar Azam was batting on 4 while captain SarfrazAhmed is yet to score.

New Zealand, who were all out for 274 in their first innings, declared their second innings at 353/7 in the first session of the play on December 7. Resuming at their overnight score of 272/4, New Zealand lost their captain Kane Williamson for 139, his overnight score, while Colin de Grandhomme scored 26 with 2 fours and 2 sixes. Wicketkeeper B J Watling, who had scored an unbeaten 77 in the first innings, fell for a duck. Henry Nicholls, 27, remained not out on 126 in 266 balls with 12 fours, his third test ton. For Pakistan, spinner Yasir Shah, who had taken three wickets in New Zealand’s first innings, took 4/129 in the second.

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