Abueva leaves Alaska-Blackwater game due to ‘personal emergency’

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Alaska’s Calvin ABueva. photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAlaska forward Calvin Abueva left the game between his team Alaska and Blackwater even before the opening buzzer sounded at Smart Araneta Coliseum Saturday.Abueva, who also ditched the Aces’ practice four days in a row, was said to be dealing with a “personal emergency” as people close to the situation described it.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Yearcenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Security staff inside Araneta said Abueva left the venue while the game was being played.When asked about Abueva, the Aces coaches declined to comment during the halftime break.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkApart from missing his club’s practices, Abueva was also absent from Gilas’ weekly practice for three consecutive Mondays. Chot Reyes has since dropped him from the pool.Alaska is currently sitting on a 3-2 record and is tied with TNT for the third spot. DeMarcus Cousins out for the season with Achilles tear Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View commentslast_img read more

Beef on Team India’s menu at Lord’s, fans react on social media

first_imgIndia were left disappointed after lunch on Day 3 of the second Test as Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow piled on the runs for England at Lord’s on Saturday.After being bowled out for a paltry 107 in their first innings, India retaliated by rattling the English batting line-up as Mohammed Shami picking up four of top-order batsmen to reduce England to 89/4.Then came lunch, but some Indian fans were not impressed with the menu on offer for the players. A tweet from Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) caused a bit of stir as many fans outraged at the fact that a certain dish was on offer.The dish in question was ‘braised beef pasta’, as Indian fans questioned why beef was served to the players.India vs England: 2nd Test, Day 3 – Highlights | As it happened A well earned Lunch for #TeamIndia.You prefer? #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/QFqcJyjB5JBCCI (@BCCI) August 11, 2018Something that has to be noted is that both teams were served the same menu and the dish in question was served as a choice to individual players, and it can’t be ascertained who had what.READ – Players’ lunch menu at Lord’s Test: Chicken Tikka Curry, Dal and LasagneBeef? How this allowed?Pankaj Bhayani (@pankaj_bhayani) August 11, 2018Beef ????Rupendra Singh (@rsfauzdar) August 11, 2018Not acceptable beef in Indian cricket team menu.naresh kumar parida (@naressh4u8382) August 11, 2018Why is Indian team served beef ? Oh its only indian cows are holy !!!@BDUTTKeyur Pathak (@keyurpathak) August 11, 2018Beef? How this allowed?advertisementPankaj Bhayani (@pankaj_bhayani) August 11, 2018Beef !!!HEMANTA NANDI (@hemanta_nandi) August 11, 2018Kyun bawaal macha rahe ho Beef per? That’s a just a Menu and that too outside India!! Ab angrej bhi anti national ho gaye kya?IamIndian (@Unfuk_Withable) August 11, 2018Resuming the post-lunch session at 89/4, England came back strongly with Bairstow forging a vital 42-run fifth-wicket stand with Jos Buttler, who got a quickfire 22-ball 24, laced with four hits to the fence.READ – Lord’s Test: Hardik Pandya defends India’s decision to play two spinnersButtler, however soon perished to Mohammed Shami, giving the pacer his third wicket of the day.Thereafter, Woakes joined Bairstow in the middle and the duo kept frustrating the Indian bowlers with some risk-free batting, that saw them reach to their respective half-centuries in no time.READ – India fall behind as Woakes, Bairstow dominateThen Indian bowlers tried to contain the runs, setting defensive fielding placements. It allowed the English pair to get singles and doubles without any pressure.Woakes hit a short-pitched delivery from Shami towards the deep midwicket for a four to score his maiden Test hundred.READ – Chris Woakes: Incredible feeling to score hundred at Lord’sBairstow, however, was not lucky. He took a lot of time in his nineties before a drive off Hardik Pandya proved fatal as a diving wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik plucked a very good catch to bring relief to India.Later, Sam Curran (22 not out) and Woakes took England to 357/6 when bad light forced early close of the day’s play.(With inputs from IANS)last_img read more