Cricket: Rahul Dravid picks the batsman to bat for his life

Posted On Nov 26 2019 by

first_imgAdvertisement AdvertisementImage Courtesy: Cricket CountryFormer Indian skipper Rahul Dravid was recently a part of a candid chat with ESPN Cricinfo where he revealed the batsman who would bat for his life among other things.The Wall stated that Sachin Tendulkar would be the batsman to bat for his life, and proceeded to give the reason behind his choice. The current U-19 head coach said:“The best guy I’ve played with was Sachin Tendulkar. In terms of quality and class. So I’d pick Sachin, at his best,”Tendulkar and Dravid are renowned for their partnerships that have rescued India several times under peril.Dravid also went on to reveal the fast bowlers he would like to face from the current generation and heaping praise on Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kagiso Rabada in the process. He said:“If you’re counting Indian bowlers, Bhuvi (Bhuvneshwar Kumar) would be quite a challenge. Facing Bhuvi with the new ball with his ability to get the ball to move away and come back in would be a great challenge,” One batsman you’d pick to bat for your life? Rahul Dravid reveals his choice.Watch him answer #25Questions here: https://t.co/Ths7QJCpDq pic.twitter.com/XudvYwFO4K— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) July 24, 2018Read Also:England vs. India: James Anderson’s take on Kohli’s return to EnglandCricket: Sachin Tendulkar feels Kuldeep Yadav is ready for Test cricketlast_img read more


Hero’s welcome for ‘Sultan’ Sakshi Malik

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Gov’t Placing Focus on Foster Care

Posted On Oct 24 2019 by

first_img State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Government has placed renewed focus on the foster care programme with the objective of encouraging more persons to open their homes to children in State care. State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Government has placed renewed focus on the foster care programme with the objective of encouraging more persons to open their homes to children in State care.He noted that a five-year development plan to advance the system has been instituted.“We want to get more of you who are passionate about our children, who have the space… taking some of our children from our residential care facilities and giving them a home,” he noted.Mr. Green was speaking at the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) 2019 National Foster Care Week Church Service at the Ocho Rios Baptist Church in St. Ann on Sunday (February 10).Up to September 2018, a total of 4,443 children were in the childcare and protection system. Of that number 1,853 were in traditional residential care facilities or in foster care.The State Minister said that CPFSA has identified 70 children who are ready to be placed in foster care.“Our goal is to place more children in families because, as I have said before, the research shows that children do better when they are placed in caring family environments, Mr. Green said.“There are tremendous success stories about children who came from very difficult backgrounds but found loving foster parents… and we have seen how through their love, though the inspiration of hope, these children are now prospering and now able to fulfil their true potential,” he added.National Foster Care Week is being observed from February 10 to 15 under the theme ‘Give love, Inspire Hope, Foster a Child’. Story Highlights “We want to get more of you who are passionate about our children, who have the space… taking some of our children from our residential care facilities and giving them a home,” he noted. He noted that a five-year development plan to advance the system has been instituted.last_img read more