Saturday, 25 February 2017

               Steve O'keefe's shines against India In First Test Match Takes 12 wickets in a Match                        

Steve O'Keefe took 12 wickets in a match. (Man OF the Match).

                Riding on Steve O'Keefe's superb performance with the ball, Australia defeated India by a huge margin of 333 runs to take 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series.

Australia vsInida
260/101st Innings105/10
285/872nd Innings107/10

                 O'Keefe got 12 wickets in a match , this was Australia's first win since 2004. Australia won their last game in 2004 since then in 2008 they lost 2 and drew 2 , in 2010 they lost 2-0 and in 2013 they whitewashed by India 4-0.

                  But Australia stood firm and delivered a win that will be remembered for ages. On a pitch where they were given no chance, the two Steves in the team, Smith and O'Keefe, turned in performances of the highest quality to dump India to their first defeat since August 2015, and first at home since December 2012, inside three days.

Australia ScoreFirst InningIndiaScore
Batsman RunBatsmanRun
Matt Renshaw68Murali Vijay10
David Warner38Lokesh Rahul64
Steven Smith 27Cheteshwar Pujara6
Shaun Marsh16Virat Kohli©0
Peter Handscomb22Ajinkya Rahane13
Mitchell Marsh4Ravichandran Ashwin1
Mathew Wade8Wriddhiman Saha0
Mitchell Starc61Ravindra Jadeja2
Steve O'Keefe0Jayant Yadav2
Nathan Lyon0Umesh Yadav4
Josh Hazlewood1Ishant Sharma2
Extra 15Extra1
Inidan BolwerWicketsAustralian BowlerWickets
Ishant Sharma0Mitchell Starc2
Ravichandra Ashwin3Nathan Lyon1
Umesh Yadav4Steve O'Keefe6
Ravindra Jadeja2Josh Hazlewood1
Jayant Yadav1

                    In the first inning only three players of  India able to reach 2 figure marks. While Matt Renshaw and Mitchel Starc saved Australia in first inning. Matt scored 68 runs and Marsh scored 61 run in First inning. Lokesh Rahul is only player who reached 50+ mark in first inning.

                   For Bolwers Steve O'Keefe was brilliant in 1st innings , he took six wickets. For India Umesh Yadav and Ashwin did well in Bowling. Australia needed only 4 bowler to take 10 wickets of Indian Cricket Team.

Australia ScoreSecond InningIndiaScore
Batsman RunBatsmanRun
David Warner10Murali Vijay2
Shaun Marsh0Lokesh Rahul10
Steven Smith©109Cheteshwar Pujara31
Peter Handscomb19Virat Kohli©13
Matt Renshaw31Ajinkya Rahane18
Mitchell Marsh31Ravichandran Ashwin8
Mathew Wade20Wriddhiman Saha5
Mitchell Starc30Ravindra Jadeja3
Steve O'Keefe6Jayant Yadav5
Nathan Lyon13Umesh Yadav0
Josh Hazlewood2Ishant Sharma0
Extra 14Extra12
Inidan BolwerWicketsAustralian BowlerWickets
Ishant Sharma0 WicketMitchell Starc0 Wicket
Ravichandra Ashwin4 WicketsNathan Lyon4 Wickets
Umesh Yadav2 WicketsSteve O'Keefe6 Wickets
Ravindra Jadeja3 WicketsJosh Hazlewood0 Wicket
Jayant Yadav1 Wickets

Steve Smith Played one of the Best inning of his Career.

                      In second Inning Steve Smith Played one of the best Inning in his career. It may not have all the ingredients to call it the most eye-catching innings played in a long time, but Smith's sensational knock of 109 from 202 balls was as good as they come. And with that, the skipper made a statement to his own batsmen, and perhaps to the opposition as well, that runs can be made even on the most treacherous of pitches. Steve Smith droped three or four times by Indian player. Steve Smith took advantage of Those chances and scored 109 runs.

                     For India in 2nd inning Cheteshwar Puajra was highest Scorer with 31 runs. Indian team got 12 Extra Runs with out extra run Indian team was not able to Reach 100 runs mark.

                    Riding on Steve O'Keefe's superb performance with the ball, Australia decimated India's batting line-up to hand them a massive 333 runs defeat in Pune to take 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series. India's batting were in shambles again as they survived for only 33.5 overs in the second innings and were all-out for a paltry total of 107 runs.



              LAC(35-23)     vs      SAP(44-13)

Chris Paul return after 5 weeks didn't help LAC to get a win against Spurs.

             Chris Paul played his First game after 5 weeks but his present didn't help LAC to win a game against SAS. Chris Paul missed last 14 games for LAC.


             In 1st quarter both team missed some shots , SAS scored 18 points compared to LAC's 13 points. In first 4:30 minutes both Teams scored only 6 points combined.7:31 in first quarter Leonard made Driving dunk , 4 points Lead to SAS. 6:38 remaining in 1st quarter , SAS took a lead of 9 points , They made 11-0 run until Reddick made 3-pointer , assisted by Chris Paul. LAC came back in a game by scoring 7 points in a row and cut a lead to 2 points. San Antonio Spurs got a lead of 5 points in first quarter.

             In second quarter first 7 minutes LAC made 14-9 run and levelled a game.

             6:05 minutes remaining , Rivers made 3 pointer assisted by Griffin. LAC got 3 points lead. Both teams were scored same points in second quarter 29-29.  

             In a 3rd quarter JJ Reddick's 3-pointer tied a game for Clippers.

            7:44 remaining in 3rd quarter CP3's 3-pointer gave 3 points leads to LAC. 7:13 remaining in quarter Kawhi Leonard got his 5th foul while guarding Black Griffin , 5 points lead for LAC.

            5:06 Jordan made 2 points and draw a foul on Ginobili , Second Field Goal made for Jordan. 15-4 run in last 5:40 minutes. 9 points lead for LAC. 3:12 remaining in quarter , A great cut by Ginobili scored 2 points with one point play. SAP cut a lead to 3 points.

           2:12 remaining in 3rd quarter , SAP scored 12 points in row and took a lead to 1 point but Rivers 2 pointer gave 1 points to LAC.

           1:15 minutes remaining in 3rd quarter , Mills hit a three pointer and draw a foul. 4 points play by Mills and 1 point lead to SAP. 2 second to go in third ginobili made 3-pointer , SAP took a lead of 4 points after 3rd quarter play. SAS outscored LAC 18-5.

           10:41 left in 4th quarter , Brman scored 2 points by Dunk , Assisted by Ginobili. Before DeAndre Jordan scored 2 points LAC missed 7 shots. 8:05 left in quarter Parker steals a ball from and made a two points , 10 points lead for SAS.7:51 left in quarter, Black Griffin got an injury on his face.

           2:59 left in 4th quarter , 10 points lead for SAS. Clippers missed too many shots in Last quarter and they paid a prize for that. They lost second game in a row.   

            For LAC :

PlayerPositionMinutesPoints RebAstStlBlk
Blake GriffinF38299510
DeAndre JordanC32148020
Chris PaulG32176520
Austin Rivers26230300

            For SAS :

PlayerPosition MinutesPointsRebAstStlBlk
Kawhi LeonardF30213610
LaMarcus AldridgeF341511111
Dewayne DedmonC23412314
Tony ParkerG30172320
Patty Mills20141100
Pau Gasol261711201

Friday, 24 February 2017

              OKC(34-25)     Vs     LAL(19-41)

Russell Westbrook scored 28th Triple-Double as OKC got a win over LAL.

              Russell Westbrook scored 28th triple-double of a season.The Oklahoma City Thunder completed a trade Thursday that sends Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow to the Chicago Bulls for Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson and an unprotected 2018 second-round pick.


              Both players are fit in OKC's team , Taj Gibson scored 12 points and McDermott scored 8points in their first game as OKC player.

              Alex Abrines and Andre Roberson each set a career high with 19 points, and Steven Adams added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Thunder. Westbrook didn't make a field goal until 3:15 remained in the first half, but he went 8 for 9 from the free throw line before the break. He had 13 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in the first half to help the Thunder take a 58-51 lead.Westbrook clinched his triple-double in the first few minutes of the third quarter. Abrines hit three 3-pointers in the opening minutes of the period to give the Thunder a 73-58 lead.

              OKC will Face New Orleans Pelicans while Lakers Host San Antonio Spurs on Sunday.

              McDermott, 25, was drafted 11th overall in 2014 and is averaging 10.2 points in 44 games this season. He's shooting 37 percent from 3 and will fill a significant area of need for the Thunder as a perimeter shooter and scorer.

              Gibson, 31, is averaging 11.6 points and 7.0 rebounds in 27.3 minutes per game this season. He'll be an unrestricted free agent this summer.  

             For OKC :


Player PositionMinutesPointsRebAstStlBlk
Russell WestbrookG3517181730
Andre RobersonF29197111
Domantas SabonisF2394202
Steven AdamsC15104320
Alex AbrinesG29192000
Taj Gibson21124110
Doug McDermott1884000

            For LAL :

Brandon IngramF38115410
Julius RandleF281311310
D'Angelo RussellG35294840
Ivica Zubac26116113
Larry Nance Jr.25412223
Jordan Clarkson29145540






              Results Of Match Day 23 :

              Lionel Messi saved Barcelona by scoring  a brace against Leganes , Real Madrid faced a shock defeat against Velencia. Now Real Madrid are just 1 point ahead of Barcelona But Real Madrid have 1 game in hand and they will play against 12 placed team in La Liga table Las Palmas. Real Madrid got an easy win over Espanyol before they faced a shock defeat against Velencia  where Gerathe Bale scored after coming back from an injury. 

GranadavsReal Betis
Ath. MadridvsSporting
Real MadridvsEspnanyol
VillarrealvsReal Sociedad
VelenciavsAth. Bilbao
Celta VigovsOsasuna
MalagavsLas Palmas

             Fixtures Of Week 24 :

Week 24
VelenciavsReal Madrid
Las PalmasvsReal Sociedad
Real BetisvsSevilla
Ath. MadridvsBarcelona
Ath. BilbaovsGranada
SportingvsCelta Vigo
VillarrealvsReal Madrid
             Watch Out Game : Barcelona vs Ath. Madrid . This will be a huge game for Barcelona to be in title contender , If they will Lose a game against Ath. Madrid , They will be in huge problem. 

             Top 5 Teams in La Liga : 

1Real Madrid22164252
4Ath. Madrid23136445
5Real Sociedad23132841

             Cavs(40-16)     vs     Knicks(23-35)

LeBron James registered his 6th triple-double of a season.

             Cavs registered their 10th straight win over Ney York Knicks and made 4 game winning streak. LaBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and 6th of the season. Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis, the team’s second-leading scorer, left the game with a sprained right ankle in the second quarter and didn’t return.


             10:09 minutes remaining in 1st quarter , Thompson blocked a shot of Darrick Rose. 7:33 remaining in 1st quarter , Anthony made three pointer , 6 points lead to New York Knicks. 5:12 minute remaining in quarter Derrick Rose lay up gave 8 points lead to Cavs. 3:58 minutes remaining in 1st quarter another shot blocked by Thompson. Thompson blocked Once again Derrick Rose's Lay up shot. 3:23 minute remaining LeBron run with a ball down a middle and hammered a rim with a powerful Dunk. 3:02 remaining in quarter Korver hit 3 pointer , assisted by Kyrie Irving. Cavs took a 1 point lead despite Knicks took an early advantage in 1st quarter.

             10:57 minutes remaining in 2nd quarter , Williams made a three points shot , assisted by Kyle Korver. 8:11 remaining in quarter LeBron James scored 2 points with dunk despite two player defending him. 4:02 remaining in 2nd quarter , Kyrie Irving 3-pointer gave 10 points lead to Cavs.

             33.7 seconds remaining , 2nd quarter , LeBron James blocked D. Rose's shot. Cavs ended a second quarter with Shumpert's 3 pointer. Cavs outscored Knicks with 35-18 and took a lead of 18 points after first half.

             8:24 remaining in 3rd quarter , A good drive by Rose , He made 2 points by scoring on Layup , Cut a lead to 10 points. 1:34 remaining in 3rd quarter , Anthony scored 2 points and Knicks cut a lead to 9 points. Jennings 3 made 8 points game. Knicks outscored Cavs 28-18.

             10:48 remaining in 4th quarter Kyle Korver hit 3-pointer , assisted by LeBron James. Cavs hit back to back 3-pointers in a start of 4th quarter and extend a lead to 14 points. Cavs started a quarter with 8-0 run over Knicks. 5:45 in 4th quarter Kyle Korver 3-pointer gave 19 points lead to Cavs. Cavs took a last quarter with 8 points advantage and win a game with ease.

             Cavaliers: Host Chicago on Saturday night. Bulls won both of their games against Cavs in This season and they have upper hand.

             Knicks: Host Philadelphia on Saturday night.

              James said , “ I’ve always felt good about the team,Coming into the season, even in January I felt good about our team, but you know, it’s just about the way we were playing. So now I feel really good about the way we’re playing right now.”

              For Cavs :

PlayerPosition Min PointsRebAstStlBlk
LeBron JamesF3718131503
Channing FryeF26144002
Tristan ThompsonC311014204
Kyrie Irving G30233611
kyle Korver31202310
Richard Jefferson23142000

              For Knicks :

Carmelo AnthonyF40205500
Willy HernangomezC271110402
Courtney LeeG36256510
Derrick RoseG31132400
Kyle O'Quinn18410010