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T10 League set for second-season expansion

T10 League set for second-season expansion
The T10 League, which made its debut late last year, is already set for an expansion, with two new teams to be added to the tournament's second season. Karachians, from Pakistan, and Northern Warriors, based out of India, will join the six other teams to make it a ten-day competition: up from four days in…

Poker-faced Dhoni leaves the Chinnaswamy gobsmacked

Poker-faced Dhoni leaves the Chinnaswamy gobsmacked
Twenty-seven needed off eight balls. Mohammed Siraj had just bowled an excellent wide yorker to MS Dhoni. He attempted an encore and ended up overpitching it, but it was still a hard-to-hit low full-toss. Not hard, however, for this Dhoni. The vintage Dhoni. He bent his back knee, opened the face of the bat, and…

New Zealand women call up Watkin, Bezuidenhout for England tour

New Zealand women call up Watkin, Bezuidenhout for England tour
Jess Watkin, the 19-year old Central Districts allrounder, and Bernadine Bezuidenhout, the former South African international, have been called up to the New Zealand women squad for their upcoming tour of England and Ireland. The duo was included in a 15-member squad that will play ODIs against England and Ireland, as well as a T20…

24th match (N), Indian Premier League at Bengaluru, Apr 25 2018...

24th match (N), Indian Premier League at Bengaluru, Apr 25 2018 | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Chennai Super Kings 207 for 5 (Rayudu 82, MS Dhoni 70*) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 205 for 8 (De Villiers 68, De Kock 53, Bravo 2-33) by five wickets play4:25 Manjrekar: RCB left the final overs to limited bowlersShaun Tait and Sanjay Manjrekar on what went wrong for RCB's bowlers - yet again Chennai Super…

Who was the first to 200 Test wickets?

Who was the first to 200 Test wickets?
Quiz And who was the most recent ICC Cricketer of the Year not from Australia or India? Brydon Coverdale | April 26, 2018 Brydon Coverdale is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. @brydoncoverdale © ESPN Sports Media Ltd.   Quiz And which former cricketer is doing commentary at the Winter Olympics? Quiz And which one played…

Old Trafford to host India-Pakistan World Cup clash

Old Trafford to host India-Pakistan World Cup clash
June 16, 2019. Mark the date. Two years after clashing in the Champions Trophy final, India and Pakistan will meet at Old Trafford in the marquee contest of the 2019 World Cup. The tournament returns to the format used in 1992: all 10 teams play each other in the league stage with four of them…

Accelerating innovation for cloud-native managed databases

Accelerating innovation for cloud-native managed databases
By Dominic Preuss, Director of Product AdministrationEvery utility has to retailer and accumulate admission to operational files, again and again in a database. Managed...

ethereum/wiki

ethereum/wiki
Currently, in all blockchain protocols each node stores all states (account balances, contract code and storage, etc.) and processes all transactions. This provides a large amount of security, but greatly limits scalability: a blockchain cannot process more transactions than a single node can. In large part because of this, Bitcoin is limited to ~3-7 transactions…

Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online
© Steve Mason/Photodisc/Getty Images A senior taking medication. WASHINGTON — Medicare will require hospitals to post their standard prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients, officials said Tuesday. The program is also starting a comprehensive review of how it will pay for costly new forms of immunotherapy to battle cancer.…

The Race to Save the Axolotl | JSTOR Daily

The Race to Save the Axolotl | JSTOR Daily
The axolotl, or Ambystoma mexicanum, is the ultimate survivalist: When an axolotl loses a leg, tail, or a bit of its heart, the body part regrows and nary a scar remains. But the hardy creature is on the brink of extinction. The axolotl is also a conservation paradox: The iconic creature is Mexico’s national symbol,…

tc39/proposal-pattern-matching

tc39/proposal-pattern-matching
Stage: 0 Author: Kat Marchán (npm, @maybekatz) Champions: Brian Terlson (Microsoft, @bterlson), Sebastian Markbåge (Facebook, @sebmarkbage), Kat Marchán (npm, @maybekatz) Introduction This proposal adds a pattern matching expression to the language, based on the existing Destructuring Binding Patterns. It's structured into multiple parts: The core proposal for the match API, which is based directly on…

Controversial New Milk Shakes Up Big Dairy

Controversial New Milk Shakes Up Big Dairy
SYDNEY—An upstart milk company’s success in marketing a controversial type of milk that is supposed to be easy to digest has some big dairy companies setting aside their skepticism to introduce their own versions. New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd.—the world’s biggest dairy exporter, which sells Anchor butter and Mainland cheese in the U.S.—said in…