Charles to replace Darren Bravo

first_img Warm-up matches Full match schedule Super 10 Group 1 matches Wednesday, March 16: vs England – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Sunday, March 20: vs Sri Lanka – M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore Friday, March 25: vs South Africa – Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur Sunday, March 27: vs Qualifier 1B – Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpurcenter_img Thursday, March 10: vs India – Eden Garden, Kolkata Sunday, March 13: vs Australia – Eden Garden, Kolkata ST JOHN’S, Antigua: Johnson Charles has been named to replace Darren Bravo in the West Indies squad for the ICC World Twenty20 Championship. The tournament will be played in India from March 8 to April 3. The 27-year-old Charles is a top-order batsman who can also keep wicket. He is also an occasional medium-pace bowler. He has represented the West Indies in 23 T20 Internationals so far, and was member of the team which won the ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka in 2012. During that tournament, he was Man of the Match against England with a match-winning 84 at Pallekele in the quarter-finals. The West Indies are due to arrive in Kolkata on March 7 ahead of the tournament. They will have official warm-up matches against India on Thursday, March 10, and against Australia on Sunday, March 13. West Indies have been drawn in Group 1 of the Super 10 stage, where they will play alongside England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and one of the qualifiers from the first round. Squad: Darren Sammy (captain), Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn, Carlos Brathwaite, Dwayne Bravo, Johnson Charles, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Jerome Taylor.last_img read more

Xiaomi sells 40,000 Redmi 1S units in 3.4 seconds

first_imgYet again, keeping up with its success spree, the third round of 40,000 Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphones was reportedly sold out in just 3.4 seconds. The Redmi 1S is the second big hit from the Chinese maker, first being Xiaomi Mi3.It seems that Xiaomi understood the Indian consumers, and its pricing strategy seems to have worked well. Quite similar to Mi3, which offers features comparable to high end phones at price equivalent mid-ranged phone. While Redmi 1S offers features comparable to mid-ranged phones at a price of entry level phone.   Redmi 1S sports a 4.7 inch 720p IPS display, 8 MP rear camera accompanied by a flash, 1.6 MP front camera and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. The device is powered by a 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and 1GB RAM packed with 2000 mAh battery. Redmi 1S comes with 8GB internal storage from which around 6 GB is available to the user. The storage capacity is expandable to up to 64GB with the help of a microSD card.Xiaomi, a Chinese handset maker which has exclusively tied up with online retailer flipkart, has managed to make its space in the cluttered smartphone market in India in a short period of time.last_img read more

Spend Time With Derek Jeter And Help Charity

first_imgJumbow.com, an online platform that uses crowd-funding to benefit charities, and the Turn 2 Foundation today launched a campaign that will give a lucky fan a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Derek Jeter.Donors can pay as little as $10 for a chance to win an unbelievable package that includes a private lunch with the “Captain” and VIP game tickets with proceeds supporting Turn 2’s signature program, Jeter’s Leaders.This campaign will raise money for Jeter’s Leaders, helping to offset the costs of initiatives and events organized by the program’s participants throughout the year.“I’m really excited the Turn 2 Foundation and Jumbow have partnered to create a campaign that will support the Jeter’s Leaders program,” said Derek Jeter, who created the Turn 2 Foundation in 1996. “To be able to say thank you to the fans who have stood behind me throughout my career while knowing this will also help further the mission of Turn 2 is a real win-win.”This extraordinary offer brings fans closer than ever to one of the greatest baseball players in history and provides an unparalleled glimpse into the game day rituals of a New York Yankees legend.“Jumbow gives the everyday fan a chance to win personal time with sports icons such as Derek Jeter, while at the same time, raising valuable funds for the Turn 2 Foundation,” said Jumbow founder Billy Ceisler. “This is an experience most people would never dream of.”In addition to an unprecedented sit-down with Derek Jeter, the winning bidder will receive rare and unique memorabilia courtesy of Yankees-Steiner, a VIP / behind-the-scenes tour of Yankee Stadium, on-field batting practice and four seats in Derek Jeter’s personal luxury suite, along with many other items.“The Jeter’s Leaders are ambassadors for Derek in their communities and exemplify Turn 2’s mission to promote academic excellence, healthy lifestyles, positive behavior, leadership and social change,” said Sharlee Jeter, president of the Turn 2 Foundation. “We are thrilled to be involved in a campaign that will support our commitment to bringing about social change through endeavors like the Jeter’s Leaders Service Project and other important initiatives.”Find out more here.last_img read more