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Pacers can relax if you have bowlers like R Ashwin, R Jadeja: Mohammed Shami

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first_img Next Pacers can relax if you have bowlers like R Ashwin, R Jadeja: Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami, who bagged his fifth five-wicket haul on Day 5 of the Vizag Test to help India beat South Africa, heaped rich praise on Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for their efforts throughout the match.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service VisakhapatnamOctober 6, 2019UPDATED: October 6, 2019 22:24 IST Mohammed Shami bagged his fifth five-wicket haul in Vizag Test. (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSShami hailed the efforts of Ashwin and Jadeja after India defeated South AfricaShami exploited the conditions on offer on the fifth day to the fullest by snaring five wicketsShami also hailed India captain Virat Kohli for giving the bowlers freedom to decide the length of their spellsSpeedster Mohammed Shami hailed the efforts of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja after India defeated South Africa by 203 runs in the first Test here on Sunday.Shami exploited the conditions on offer on the fifth day to the fullest by snaring five wickets while Jadeja bagged four.Ashwin may have taken just one wicket in the second innings but had picked up seven in the first. In the process, he equaled Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan to become the fastest to 350 Test wickets in 66 matches.”Ashwin has a lot of Test cricket experience, and bowled very well in both the first and second innings,” Shami said on Star Sports’ Cricket Live program after the match.”When you have great bowlers like Ashwin and Jadeja in the team, the fast bowlers can breathe easy and relax, knowing that they are there,” the pacer said.Shami also hailed India captain Virat Kohli for giving the bowlers freedom to decide the length of their spells.”Virat Kohli as a captain always hears us out and gives us the freedom to follow our strategy during the match. He has given us the freedom to take a call on whether we want to bowl 5 overs or 7 overs or more — he says ‘if you have the power, go ahead and bowl’. That’s when we take a call that we will bowl three overs but with full power… That’s the understanding we have. He trusts us, and we trust him,” Shami said.Also Read | I have protected myself with a shield around me: Rohit Sharma on dealing with negativityAlso Read | We know what a fresh Mohammed Shami can do after some biryani: Rohit SharmaAlso See:advertisementFor 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 bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow India vs South AfricaFollow Mohammed Shamilast_img read more

North Korea calls US strikes on Syria unforgivable

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Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedU.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces ‘aggression’April 7, 2017In “World”North Korea state media warns of nuclear strike if provokedApril 11, 2017In “World”Pence warns North Korea of U.S. resolve shown in Syria, Afghan strikesApril 17, 2017In “World” By Ju-min Park and Jack Kim | SEOULU.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on April 7, 2017. Robert S. Price/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS(Reuters) North Korea said on Saturday U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian airfield on Friday were “an unforgivable act of aggression” that showed its decision to develop nuclear weapons was “the right choice a million times over”.The response by North Korea’s foreign ministry, carried by the official KCNA news agency, was the first since U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea launched dozens of missiles at a Syrian air base which the Pentagon says was involved in a chemical weapons attack earlier in the week.“The U.S. missile attack against Syria is a clear and unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state and we strongly condemn this,” KCNA quoted an unnamed spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry as saying.“The reality of today proves our decision to strengthen our military power to stand against force with force was the right choice a million times over,” KCNA said.Diplomatically isolated North Korea considers Syria a key ally. KCNA said its leader Kim Jong Un and Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad exchanged messages of warm wishes and pledges of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.Al-Assad thanked Kim for recognizing the Syrian struggle to “meet such challenges as sinister actions of the world’s terrorists and encouraged Syria to successfully weather the crisis without fail,” KCNA said.The exchange of messages came before the U.S. airstrikes, which were U.S. President Donald Trump’s biggest foreign policy move since taking office in January in reaction to what Washington says was a gas attack by al-Assad’s government that killed at least 70 people in a rebel-held territory.Syria denies it carried out the attack.The U.S. strikes came as Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida to press the leader of North Korea’s sole diplomatic ally to do more to curb Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.North Korea is believed to be developing missiles capable of hitting the United States and a nuclear arsenal in defiance of U.N. sanctions. It has conducted five nuclear tests — two since the beginning of last year — and scores of missile tests.(Reporting by Jack Kim and Ju-min Park; Editing by Alexander Smith) read more