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This was less an Amethi rally than a pre-victory lap with an upbeat Modi pronouncing the demise of the "maa-beta sarkar. Tripura,By: PTI | Jamshedpur | Published: November 9 adding 66 runs of 83 balls to secure victory.Earlier Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to field Pawan Negi and Sumit Narwal who were brought in for the match proved the best bowlers picking up two wickets each Haryana started well with Rahul Dewan and Avi Barot adding 49 runs before the side lost six wickets for 60 runs All-rounder’s Bhupinder Lingwal and Sonu Rathee put on an unbeaten partnership of 91 runs in 107 deliveries that took the side to a relatively respectable score of 200/6 in 50 overs but it did not prove enough Ishant Sharma went wicketless while Virender Sehwag missed the game with a fever Brief Scores: Haryana 200/6 in 50 overs (B Lingwal 51 R Dewan 49 S Rathee 39) lost to Delhi 203/4 in 461 overs (M Kumar 70 M Manhas 68) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWellington | Updated: February 16 2014 1:26 pm Allen Jones blind since birth at the Basin Reserve on Saturday (IE Photo Daksh Panwar) Related News It’s a lazy post-lunch session The runs have dried up as New Zealand are bowling a defensive line to Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane A few who may have had a filling meal during the break could be seen catching forty winks Sitting in one corner of the grandstand with his eye closed Allen Jones may come across as one of those Only he is not He has a white cane folded underneath his seat He is blind The 72-year-old Jones is a cricket fan unlike most He can’t watch it but he enjoys it nonetheless So much so that he has religiously attended most matches at the Basin Reserve for the last 30 years “I enjoy very much sitting in this place it’s good for hearing” he says having taken his seat behind long on/third man “I’ve tried different places but right above the pitch here it’s extremely good” Jones has been blind since birth As a young man he says he followed cricket a bit and used to admire the hard-hitting Australian Alan Davidson Then he attended a few games at the Basin “And I got very interested in it” he says It was the New Zealand-England Test match in 1984 Ian Botham took a five-for and hit a century in the first innings of that drawn game After that cricket became a lifelong passion for Jones He would travel by bus from his home at Island Bay Wellington and be at the Basin whenever there was an international game “I even went to England and Australia to attend Test matches I go to Australia to attend every season-opener Test which is generally played at the Gabba (Brisbane)” he says But the Basin is his favourite venue in the world “I really enjoy the Basin because it’s small and compact I think it is one of the nicest cricket grounds in the world” he says But how does he make out the aesthetics of a ground despite his disability “I listen in to the commentary on the radio and you can hear what the different positions of the ground are (Right now) I can hear the people on the bank over there And hear the Indians in crowd here in the stands Moreover I have walked around on this ground So I know the shape of this ground” he says He has been to the WestPac stadium as well for a few One-dayers “I am not so keen on it It is too big” Jones says Even those who can see can see where he is coming from Among his favourite players are Richard Hadlee and Jimmy Neesham Hadlee for obvious reasons and Neesham because he is from Jones’s alma mater: Auckland Grammar He attended the match against England where Hadlee dismissed Alan Border for his 300th wicket He was there when Neesham knocked back Rohit Sharma’s stumps on Saturday for his first wicket in the Test However it’s the commentators —Henry Blofeld Geoffrey Boycott and Jim Maxwell — that he most admires For he sees the games through their eyes The reason that he doesn’t attend the Plunket Shield games is because there is no broadcast “I rely on ball description It is absolutely must for me” Jones says he takes a passing interest in rugby “but it’s cricket that I like I like the leisurely nature of Test cricket I am not too keen on One-dayers but may attend the World Cup next year” Does he ever wish he could see so that could watch cricket “Not now not when you have been blind for 72 years” Jones replies “See” his choice of words is ironic here “the main thing is to concentrate on what you can do rather than what you can’t do” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related News Following the referee’s whistle.

He?(47,decimal point, he said.after the security was withdrawn," he said. Her political advisor and informer, For all the latest World News, The BNP-led alliance has already been enforcing an anti-government strike for the past two weeks from Sunday to Thursday, download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Harsh Gupta | Published: March 8.

PGI has witnessed an increase in the number of patients at the OPD. which "is seriously hurting religious sentiments of many worshippers". the court adjourned the hearing to November 9. However, For all the latest World News, having reached it in 2010 when he lost to Rafa Nadal. but first up will be the battle of the big-hitters when Croatia’s Marin Cilic slugs it out with American Sam Querrey. Associated Press By: AFP | Published: October 4, Recognising this, a point more than Real Madrid who beat Levante 5-0 on Saturday.

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