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ESPN Releases New Alabama-Missouri Prediction After 1st Quarter

first_imgnick saban getting criticized for end of half decision vs. georgiaATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 01: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on before the 2018 SEC Championship Game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Who knows how long it will last, but Alabama football is getting a game right now from the Missouri Tigers.The Crimson Tide lead 13-10 and have the ball early in the second quarter, and it is far from time for an overreaction, but ‘Bama has looked a bit more shaky tonight.The Alabama defense has quietly been more vulnerable than in year’s past, especially in the secondary. Drew Lock took advantage on Mizzou’s last drive, with a gorgeous 20-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Knox.Drew Lock has ALL DAY to throw and finds Jalen Knox for the touchdown! pic.twitter.com/ErZVrhu176— Missouri Sports Podcast (@MizzouSportsPod) October 13, 2018On the other side, Tua Tagovailoa’s numbers still look good, but the six early incompletions are jarring for him, even if most quarterbacks would sign for his start every week.Tua Tagovailoa had more incompletions in the first quarter tonight (six) than he had in the last two games combined (three).— CollegeFootballTalk (@CFTalk) October 14, 2018Even with the close start, ESPN’s FPI has Alabama football as the overwhelming favorite against Missouri.At the end of the first quarter, it gave the Crimson Tide a better-than 90-percent chance to win the game.As the Tide near the end zone, that number is over 93-percent now.Nick Saban will probably be spitting fire at the half, but Alabama fans should still feel pretty good about this one.last_img read more

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Tamil Nadu set up final with Karnataka after thrilling win over Gujarat

first_img India Today Web Desk BengaluruOctober 23, 2019UPDATED: October 23, 2019 17:19 IST Mayank celebrates Karnataka’s victory with KL Rahul (Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSKL Rahul hit 88 runs to setup Karnataka’s victory over ChhattisgarhMayank Agarwal too hit a quickfire 47 to bring Kartnataka the victoryFor Tamil Nadu R Ashwin bwoled an economical spell of 1/21 from his 8 oversTamil Nadu will take on Karnataka in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019 final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. The battle between the Southern heavyweights was decided after they won their semi-final outings on Wednesday.Karnataka, who finished on top of Elite Group A and B table with 7 wins in 9 matches, thrashed Chhattisgarh by 9 wickets at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. On the other hand, Tamil Nadu clinched a thriller against Gujarat in a rain-affected low-scoring game at the Just Cricket Academy Ground in Bengaluru.Chasing 224 against Chhattisgarh, Karnataka got off to a solid start with India star KL Rahul and Devdutt Padikkal taking the attack to the new-ball bowlers. While Padikkal made 92 from 98 balls, India opener Rahul continued his fine run with an unbeaten 111-ball 88.Mayank Agarwal, who was part of the Indian Test team that wrapped up a 3-0 series win over South Africa on Tuesday, had flown from Ranchi to Bengaluru to play the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final. The India Test opener made sure he made the most of the opportunity by slamming a 33-ball 47 during which he smashed 3 boundaries and 4 sixes.Earlier in the day, V Koushik dented the Chhattisgarh batting unit with 4 wickets. The likes of Abhimanyu Mithun, Krishnappa Gowtham and Praveen Dubey chipped in with 2 wickets each. Chhattisgarh’s Amandeep Khare shone with a 102-ball 78 but his efforts went in vain.Parthiv Patel’s Gujarat were knocked in the semi-final after an ordinary show with the bat against Tamil Nadu.In the rain-reduced 40-overs-a-side contest, Gujarat managed only 177 in 40 overs with the likes of captain Patel, Axar Patel and Priyank Panchal failed to impress. For Tamil Nadu, M Mohammad shone with 3 wickets as they came up with a combined bowling effort.advertisementNotably, India off-spinner R Ashwin, who had flown from Ranchi to Bengaluru, struck in his 1st over and conceded just 21 runs in 8 overs.In reply, Tamil Nadu lost Murali Vijay (3) and Baba Aparajith (6) cheaply but Dinesh Karthik and Abhinav Mukund steadied the ship with handy knocks.In-form Shahrukh Khan came up with the match-winning knock as he hit 46-ball 56 and stitched an unbeaten 85-run stand with all-rounder Washington Sundar.Notably, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh had qualified for the semi-final after their quarter-final matches were washed out due to rain, prompting strong reactions from former cricketers.Also Read | Dinesh Karthik shuts down ‘silly’ allegation levelled against him by S SreesanthAlso Read | Vijay Hazare Trophy: MCA could approach BCCI over ‘unfair’ rule after rain forces Mumbai ousterFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAjay Tiwari Tags :Follow Vijay Hazare TrophyFollow KL RahulFollow R Ashwin Vijay Hazare Trophy: Tamil Nadu set up final with Karnataka after thrilling win over GujaratKarnataka beat Chhattisgarh by 9 wickets while Tamil Nadu scraped past Gujarat to book a showdown in the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy to be played on Saturday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.advertisement Nextlast_img read more