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Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in T20 for first time

first_imgDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP):Sabbir Rahman hit a career-best 80 as Bangladesh secured their first-ever Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka with a 23-run win in the Asia Cup yesterday.Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat, only to be reduced to a precarious 2-2 before Rahman steered the hosts to a challenging total of 147-7.Shakib Al Hasan scored 32 to give Rahman useful support as they combined for an 82-run stand for the fourth wicket. Mahmudullah was unbeaten on 23.Bangladesh’s bowlers then did their job, restricting Sri Lanka to 124-8 with fast-bowler Al-Amin Hossain claiming 3-34. Al Hasan, a left-arm spinner, had 2-21.Sri Lanka opener Dinesh Chandimal, reprieved on 0, went on to score 37 and Shehan Jayasuriya added 26.Rahman survived a close call when on 46, Chamara Kapugedara failed to hold on to a catch on the boundary rope. Instead, the ball went for six to give Rahman his third T20 half-century. He was then in full control until fast-bowler Dushmantha Chameera (3-30) got him with a slower delivery. Rahman cracked 10 boundaries and three sixes in his 54-ball knock.Chameera also took the wicket of Al Hasan as he tried to keep the momentum going. Mahmudullah then hit two fours and one six in his undefeated 23.Sri Lanka could have lost Chandimal in the second ball of the chase, but Soumya Sarkar missed a regulation catch in second slip off fast-bowler Taskin Ahmed.Al-Amin Hossain made the breakthrough by dismissing Tillakaratne Dilshan for 12, but Chandimal and Shehan Jayasuriya replied with a stand of 56 runs for the second wicket.Bangladesh bowlers clawed back with four wickets in just 16 runs, including the scalps of Chandimal and Jayasuirya, to turn the match.Fast-bowlers Mustafizur Rahman and Mashrafe Mortaza, and off-spinner Mahmudullah, chipped in with one wicket apiece to help steer the hosts to victory.last_img read more

Fun and games help Beermen surround newcomer Romeo with family atmosphere

first_imgMOST READ “Even if it’s not basketball, if you’re together after you do anything, it brings you closer,” said Pessumal, who helped set up the game and refine it to an actual contest that dangles a tiny replica of a WWE championship belt.The four players line up with in a spot designated by the reigning winner. Players start out with 10 points and alternately take shots, with a point deducted for every miss. The last man with still a point wins a round and the shooter who compiles the most victories emerges as the day’s champion.“A shooter’s paradise, huh?” Marcio Lassiter, San Miguel’ deadliest marksman said.“Actually, I haven’t been this happy since my rookie year,” Romeo told the Inquirer in Filipino. “The last time I felt like this was during my freshman year at GlobalPort (now NorthPort). We weren’t winning that much but I was really enjoying the game.”Romeo, who had an unproductive stint with TNT, is a star so complex that no other team reportedly wanted to have him. His time at the KaTropa camp was highlighted with a bitter exit, allegedly the handiwork of seven players.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSan Miguel Beer took a lot of heat after injecting Terrence Romeo to a stacked roster. Critics said the star guard, who has had brushes with fans, teammates and even his own coach, was only going to disrupt the Beermen’s championship defense.The results so far? Chemistry has never been better.ADVERTISEMENT Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants But all that is in the past. After all, Romeo is still looking to reinvent himself.“I’m working on my defense. My scoring won’t taper off. That’s what endeared me to the game in the first place,” he said. “There are ordinary basketball players. I don’t want to be ordinary.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon eventcenter_img Miguel Romero Polo: Bamboo technology like no other PLDT scores Grand Prix stunner over F2 Logistics LATEST STORIES That’s all thanks to a mini-game engineered by one of San Miguel’s veterans, Alex Cabagnot, one that has squeezed the best out of Romeo, Von Pessumal and Paul Zamar and has injected fun in to their postgame rounds. Just check their Instagram accounts.“We’re just trying to expedite the process of making him comfortable as possible for him to be able to show his wares,” said Cabagnot.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“You know, this is just the cloth of this team,” he added. “The PBA is a business … We try to make it a family environment. We’re even the first team to do Zumba. We do a lot of stuff together as a team.”Zamar, who like Romeo joined San Miguel at the start of the season, said their little extra-curricular contest helps: “If you’re enjoying, come game time, it shows.” SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Google Philippines names new country director View commentslast_img read more

Valpak Goes Pink With Susan G Komen And Chef Sandra Lee

first_imgValpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, announces the launch of a powerful collaboration that puts a spotlight on the fight to save lives and end breast cancer.In partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and renowned television chef and breast cancer survivor Sandra Lee, Valpak will turn its monthly iconic blue envelope pink in support of the 1 in 8 women in the U.S. who will develop breast cancer at some point in her lifetime and the countless loved ones affected by the disease.Valpak’s pink envelope will highlight celebrity chef Sandra Lee, a breast cancer survivor and advocate for women’s health, as a “More Than Pink Hero.” The pink envelope will introduce a related sweepstakes, inviting consumers to nominate a hero who has taken action in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout the month of October, Valpak will share the submitted stories and ultimately 25 lucky winners will each receive a set of pink KitchenAid appliances in support of Cook for the Cure. The set includes a stand mixer, blender, 2-speed hand blender and a 5-speed hand mixer with a total retail value of over $800.The nationwide October Valpak envelope will also feature a special surprise for 500 lucky recipients, who will instantly win an immersion blender courtesy of KitchenAid by looking through their pink Valpak envelopes and finding a die-cut certificate shaped like an immersion blender.“Valpak is proud to partner with Susan G. Komen and Sandra Lee for this powerful initiative as we inspire others to join us in the fight against breast cancer,” explains Mike Davis, CEO for Valpak. “This initiative is personal for Valpak as many employees are affected by the disease in some way and we are determined to stand up and help find a cure. This cause month envelope is hopefully the first of many, as we are determined to make a big impact on a nationwide cause at least once per year.”The striking color of the pink envelope and its call to action to donate are only the beginning of Valpak’s commitment to helping raise funds and inspiring others to join the fight. In 2018, Valpak corporate will donate $50,000 to Komen regardless of sales. In addition, the company’s nationwide salesforce of over 600 hit the streets over the past few months to encourage local advertisers to join the fight by making donations. In turn, Valpak is recognizing the local allies online and in the Valpak envelope with a special pink-bordered ad. Valpak’s Media Sales Consultants reached over 3,000 local advertisers and together they raised over $135,000 in donations in the fight to save lives.For more information on Valpak’s campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to nominate a hero, please visit www.valpak.com/komen, or view Valpak YouTube channel here.last_img read more