Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

Former England Opener Nick Compton Calls Time on Career

A day after Andrew Strauss stepped down from his post in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), one of his many opening partners Nick Compton called time on his career.  The 35-year-old English batsman, the grandson of English legend Denis Compton, played 16 Test matches and scored 775 with an average of 28.70. “The pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton’s footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England,” the former England international told the Middlesex’s website. Compton, who also…

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Philipp Lahm calls time on career

Philipp Lahm calls time on career

BERLIN: Bayern Munich’s captain Philipp Lahm, who announced on Tuesday he will retire from all football at the end of the season, is one of the greatest defenders of his generation. He will stand down in June, just a few months shy of his 34th birthday, with Bayern currently bidding to win a fifth straight German league title. But his crowning glory was nearly three years prior when he led Germany to the 2014 World Cup title. At Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana he joined an elite club of 20 World…

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Trump state visit: Downing Street rejects cancellation calls

Trump state visit: Downing Street rejects cancellation calls

Downing Street has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump’s proposed state visit to the UK after a US clampdown on immigration. A source said a rejection would be a “populist gesture”, adding that the invitation had been accepted and scrapping it would “undo everything”. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said PM Theresa May would be failing the people if she failed to postpone the visit. A petition to stop it has gathered more than 900,000 signatures since Saturday. Only 100,000 signatures are needed for Parliament to consider debating a petition….

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PM Modi Calls For Greater Participation Of Japanese Industries

PM Modi Calls For Greater Participation Of Japanese Industries

KOBE:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for greater participation and engagement of Japanese industries, saying it will benefit Japan and India’s MSME sector for which it could prove “transformational”. Addressing a luncheon gathering of business leaders in Kobe, PM Modi recalled his association with Hyogo Prefecture and his visits to Kobe, a city on Osaka Bay in Japan, in 2007 and 2012 PM Modi, who travelled to Kobe from Tokyo in Japan’s famed high-speed Shinkansen bullet train along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, was received at Hyogo prefecture…

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