Image Courtesy: Jagran/AFPAdvertisement kz91pNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs3wnc7nWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E75w83( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) qrd0Would you ever consider trying this?😱xbzoCan your students do this? 🌚n6Roller skating! Powered by Firework Although West Indies put up a hefty target of 316, the batsmen of Team India had their own prowess to successfully chase the run in yesterday’s victory at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. A huge credit goes to Ravindra Jadeja, who’s stormy 39 runs near the end of India’s innings helped the hosts secure a 4 wicket win. Along with appraisals from fans and media, the legendary Sourav Ganguly himself too it to social media to praise the all rounder.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Jagran/AFPThe current president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Ganguly posted his priase for the squad members as they all contributed to seal the final victory of the series, which concluded a 2-1 victory for India.The 47 year old wrote: “Another win @bcci …congratulations..good performances with the bat in a pressure game..jadeja s improvement with the bat so important …”Advertisement Jadeja’s blistering 39 runs came off just 31 balls, along with 4 boundaries. Speaking after the match, the 31 year old said:“It was a very crucial innings as it came in a series-decider. The wicket was so good to bat on, we could just played with singles. We just needed to play according to the merit of the ball.”Advertisement The Chennai Super Kings star was not a regular squad member of India’s ODI matches this year, only featuring in 15 out of 28 games in 2019. However, the win has seemingly helped him gain his confidence back for the format.“I needed to prove to myself that I am still capable of playing limited-overs cricket. I need not prove to anybody else in the world, just needed to prove to myself,” Jadeja added.The Men in Blues opening duo Rohit Sharma and K L Rahul blasted off the start of their innings with 63 runs and 77 runs respectively. Skipper Virat Kohli made a blistering 85 off 81 with 9 fours.Jadeja made his ODi debut in 2009 against Sri Lanka, and has earned 177 caps in the format.With last night’s win, India has become the most successful ODI team of the last decade, with a win-loss ratio of 1.987 registering 157 victories out of 249 matches.Ending the decade with a 2-1 series win over the Windies, Team India will be taking on Australia in their next ODI series in January.Also read-Records show that India is officially the most successful ODI team in the decade!Rohit Sharma reacts to ending 2019 as player with most ODI runs Advertisement
MIDDLETOWN – Approximately 60 firefighters from four Middletown fire companies turned out early Monday morning to put out a fire in the Up in Smoke Cigar Lounge that was reported by Middletown police officers on routine patrol.Fire Department Public Information Officer John Isaksen reported police called in the blaze at 12:30 a.m. Jan. 18 when they noticed the working structure fire. Volunteers from Belford Independent, Belford Engine, Port Monmouth and Community fire companies responded, under the command of Department Chief Rick Hibell. They reported they had the fire under control within 20 minutes.Second Assistant Fire Ryan Clarke was among the first of the officers on the scene at the unoccupied commercial structure at 900 Main St.Firefighters began fighting the blaze with a 2 ½ inch hose line through the front door; they cut holes in the roof to vent heat and toxic smoke from the structure.Community Fire Company stood by as a Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC) ready to provide assistance to firefighters that may become trapped or injured while performing interior firefighting duties. According to officials, there was smoke and water damage throughout the building but no reports any of the inventory went up in smoke.Middletown Township Fire Department’s Air Support and Fire Police units, as well as township EMS units stood by during the incident. No injuries were reported.The fire is being investigated by the Middletown Township Fire Prevention office.Pictures Courtesy of MTFD Photographer Laurie Kegley.