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  • New Zealand vs England: Dawid Malan hits fastest T20I hundred for England, Eoin Morgan fastest fifty

    first_imgDawid Malan created history on Friday as he smashed the fastest hundred by an England batsman in T20Is in Napier.Dawid Malan got to the hundred in just 48 balls, breaking Alex Hales’s England record — 60 balls. Malan’s blitzkrieg helped England post 241 for 3 in their quota of 20 overs in the 4th T20I of the ongoing 5-match series.This was also England’s highest T20I total.Our highest IT20 total ever (241)Our highest IT20 partnership (182)Our fastest IT20 century (103* from 51 balls)Incredible.Scorecard: https://t.co/YMSCqqTiqX#NZvENG pic.twitter.com/aT0vmKdUJbEngland Cricket (@englandcricket) November 8, 2019Malan hit 9 boundaries and 6 sixes as the England batsmen went after the New Zealand bowling attack led by captain Tim Southee.Meanwhile, Dawid Malan also set the record for the highest partnership for any wicket for England in T20I cricket when he added 182 runs with captain Eoin Morgan.Notably, Eoin Morgan was on course to break Dawid Malan’s record but he was dismissed on 91 from just 41 balls. Morgan had hit 7 sixes and as many boundaries during his fiery knock.However, Eoin Morgan broke the record for the fastest fifty by an England batsman. He got to the landmark in just 21 balls, surpassing Jos Buttler’s 22-ball fifty against Australia from 2018.England lost its first two wickets with 58 runs on the board. Tom Banton scored 31 runs while Jonny Bairstow was dismissed after registering just 8 runs.However, after the dismissals of the openers, Morgan and Malan got together at the crease and wreaked havoc on the Kiwi bowling attack.advertisementCurrently, New Zealand is the leading the five-match series 2-1. England had won the first T20I at Christchurch but the Kiwis managed to bounce back in the next two games of the series.Also Read | India vs Bangladesh: Wanted to hit 6 sixes in Mosaddek’s over, says Rohit SharmaAlso see:last_img read more

  • Make Tamil official language in central govt offices DMK

    first_imgChennai: After stridently opposing the Centre’s move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief M K Stalin Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices. Talking to reporters here after paying homage to former IUML president Quaid-e-Millat on his 124th birth anniversary, he said, “We should take a vow on this day to make Tamil an official language in central government offices.” The DMK will continue to extend support to this cause, he added. Also Read – Dussehra with a ‘green’ twistStalin, who is also leader of the opposition in the state assembly, claimed the Centre was trying to impose Hindi under the three-language formula and it withdrew its decision following opposition from Tamils. On Tuesday, the DMK proposed that the two-language formula devised by Dravidian icon C N Annadurai should be implemented across the country. The proposal came a day after the Centre dropped the contentious provision of compulsory teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.last_img read more