Desperate England recall opener Keaton Jennings for third Test vs West Indies

first_img Reuters St. LuciaFebruary 9, 2019UPDATED: February 9, 2019 08:11 IST Keaton Jennings was dropped from the squad for the 2nd Test vs West Indies (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSEngland have recalled misfiring opener Keaton Jennings for the third and final Test against the West IndiesJennings, who averages 25.86 from his 16 Tests, was dropped for the second Test for Joe DenlyDenly retains his place but wicketkeeper Ben Foakes has been droppedEngland have recalled misfiring opener Keaton Jennings and dropped wicketkeeper Ben Foakes for the third and final Test against the West Indies, which starts in St Lucia on Saturday with the hosts already 2-0 up.Jennings, who averages 25.86 from his 16 Tests, was dropped for the second Test in Antigua for Joe Denly, who retains his place along with fellow opener Rory Burns.Foakes, who was unable to don the wicketkeeper’s gloves in the 10-wicket Antigua defeat through injury, was passed fit but overlooked – with Jonny Bairstow back behind the stumps.The selectors have named a 12-man squad with Sam Curran or the recalled Mark Wood set to miss out if Ben Stokes, as expected, is fit to play after recovering from a heel injury. England have had a torrid series, being bowled out for 77 in the first innings of the first Test in Barbados and being blown away in three days in the second in Antigua.”There is plenty to play for in this game especially off the back of our two previous performances,” said captain Joe Root. “There is an Ashes around the corner and it is an opportunity for those guys to show how good they are and put their hand up and put in some proper performances.”I think a lot of it comes down to a mental approach individually with the bat and I think that clarity coming into this game is really important.”England squad for the third Test against West Indies:Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (captain), Ben Stokes, Mark Wood.advertisementAlso Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Keaton JenningsFollow Joe DenlyFollow Ben Foakes Desperate England recall opener Keaton Jennings for third Test vs West IndiesKeaton Jennings, who averages 25.86 from his 16 Tests, was dropped for the second Test in Antigua for Joe Denly, who retains his place along with fellow opener Rory Burns.advertisementlast_img read more

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Ombudsmans Office Visits Communities for Fairness Week

first_imgNova Scotians will have an opportunity to learn and ask questions about the Office of the Ombudsman’s role in investigating complaints against provincial and municipal government departments, agencies, boards and commissions. The Office of the Ombudsman is hosting outreach sessions across the province as part of Fairness Week, Oct. 12-16. The province is celebrating the week as part of the 200th anniversary of the world’s first legislative ombudsman. “Fairness Week is an opportunity to show Nova Scotians what the Office of the Ombudsman can do to help,” said Dwight Bishop, the Ombudsman for Nova Scotia. “By visiting communities, we hope to spread the word about our services, and teach people about the complaint process.” The Ombudsman’s office will host the sessions in Amherst, Dartmouth, Inverness, Port Hawksbury, Sydney and Yarmouth. The office will also have an open-house in Halifax on Friday, Oct. 16. The ombudsman’s role is to ensure government’s policies and procedures are fair and implemented in a consistent manner. The Ombudsman does not assign blame, but resolves complaints in a just and practical manner. The Ombudsman provides disputing parties an opportunity to be heard. The Nova Scotia Office of the Ombudsman was established in 1971.The office represents fairness, integrity and good governance for the province. For more information about the Office of the Ombudsman and the complaint process, visit www.gov.ns.ca/ombu .last_img read more

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New mining equipment boosts nepheline ore production at Rusals KiyaShaltyr mine

first_imgIn its H1 2018 results, Russia’s Rusal reported that bauxite production increased by 5.4% to 6.28 Mt for the six months ended 30 June 2018 from 5.959 Mt for the six months ended 30 June 2017 due to CBK (Compagne Buaxites de Kindia) restoring its production level to 1.731 Mt following the upgrade of the carriage rolling stock; BCGI (Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc) increasing production by 96,000 t; and the restart of bauxite capacity at Friguia refinery complex in April 2018.Nepheline syenite ore (used as an alumina feedstock for the Achinsk alumina refinery) production from the Kiya-Shaltyr mine in Krasnoyarsk region increased by 4.7% to 2.269 Mt for the six months ended 30 June2018 from 2.166 Mt for the six months ended 30 June 2017. The growth was achieved due to the purchase of new mining equipment (excavators, dump trucks, drilling rigs) with the increase of stripping/mining ratio from 1.25 to 1.98.last_img read more

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