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Bristol County Ground

first_imgBristol County GroundWorld Cup 2019: In the recent past, the Bristol County Ground hosted eight matches at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, including England’s semi-final win over South Africa.advertisement India Today Web Desk BristolMay 27, 2019UPDATED: May 28, 2019 17:06 IST Bristol County Ground, Bristol (Reuters Photo)The Bristol County Ground will have three matches will be played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, doubling the number of Men’s World Cup games the ground has held – one in 1983 and two in 1999.In the recent past, the Bristol County Ground hosted eight matches at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, including England’s semi-final win over South Africa.The ground came into existence in 1889, and was bought by the legendary English cricketer WG Grace, as he was a neighbour. The Bristol County Ground has since changed ownership quite a few time until reverting to the Gloucestershire County Cricket Club in 2004 with the county calling it home for nearly 130 years.Opened: 1889Capacity: 7000 (15,000 ODIs)Known as: The Royal & Sun Alliance County Ground; Ashley Down Ground; Fry’s Ground; Phoenix County GroundEnds: Pavilion End, Ashley Down Road EndLocation: Bristol, EnglandICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches -18:00 IST: AFG vs AUS, Match 415:00 IST: PAK vs SL, Match 1115:00 IST: BAN vs SL, Match 16STATS – ODITotal matches: 24Matches won batting first: 10Matches won bowling first: 13Average 1st Inns scores: 239Average 2nd Inns scores: 210Highest total recorded: 373/5 (50 Ov) by ENGW vs RSAWLowest total recorded: 92/10 (24.5 Ov) by ZIM vs EngHighest score chased: 272/5 (49.3 Ov) by AUS vs EngLowest score defended: 182/10 (50 Ov) by NZ vs EngFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow 2019 World CupFollow bristol cricket groundlast_img read more

AG to lead delegation to face torture allegations

The UN committee against torture is meeting in Geneva from 7 November to 7 December to review Sri Lanka and several other countries. The UN committee with review Ecuador (8-9 November); Finland (9-10 November); Monaco (11 and 14 November); Sri Lanka (15-16 November); Namibia (18 and 21 November); Turkmenistan (21-22 November); Armenia (23-24 November) and Cape Verde (24-25 November).The countries are among the 159 States parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and so are required to undergo regular reviews by the Committee on how they are implementing the Convention and the Committee’s previous recommendations. Others in the Sri Lankan delegation include Dr. Rohan Perera, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in New York, Ravinatha Aryasinha, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN in Geneva, Ajith Rohana, Deputy Inspector General, Legal Division, Department of Police and Sisira Mendis, Director, Centre for National Intelligence at the Ministry of Defence. Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya is to lead a top level delegation to Geneva to face allegations of torture in Sri Lanka.The delegation will attend a review on Sri Lanka by the Committee Against Torture (CAT during its 59th session. The committee, which is composed of 10 independent experts, will engage in a dialogue with the respective Government delegations.The committee will publish its findings, officially known as concluding observations, on the respective states on 7 December. (Colombo Gazette) read more