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Thursday, 30 May 2019

Daily Diary (DD) - Day 150 of 2019

2249hrs:

I don't normally predict the winners of sporting tournaments - at least not publicly - but on this occasion of the Cricket World Cup, I declared yesterday that England should finally be able to achieve this milestone. 

They have started off explosively enough today, by beating South Africa with more than a 100 runs and 10 overs to spare:

England 311 for 8 (Stokes 89, Morgan 57, Roy 54, Root 51, Ngidi 3-66) beat South Africa 207 (de Kock 68, van der Dussen 50, Archer 3-27) by 104 runs

Courtesy: cricinfo.com 

We have a few robust reasons for supporting England more than any other country in the 10 member competition.

Two of our citizens are represented for a start:

Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid.

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We must not forget this brutal aspect of the conflict:


Any conflict resolution mechanism will have to address these injustices at the earliest.

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