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Before this Test match, one of the last snapshots of Jeetan Patel in international cricket was that of him on the way to square leg when facing Dale Steyn with the score on 62 for 8 in Port Elizabeth in January 2013. With BJ Watling fighting at the other end on 25. Patel was bowled.If you are a New Zealand cricketer, you are known for making the most out of the limited resources available, through acumen, through spirit and through courage. The last thing you want to be known for in New Zealand is a soft dismissal. The tag just sticks. It is no surprise then that when three-and-a-half years later Patel was remembered again, he had almost given up on wearing that black cap again. Even New Zealand hadnt thought of him until Mark Craig got injured.In this second life, which might not extend to any cricket outside India, Patel first showed improvement as a spin bowler. A wiser and fitter man now, leading wicket-taker in this years county championship, he bowled at an optimum pace for a spinner in Indian conditions without overly sacrificing his length. Ajinkya Rahane said he was the toughest bowler to face on the first day of the Test in which fast bowlers have done most of the wicket-taking. It was with the bat, though, that he had come a full circle. Once again walking out to join that fighter Watling, once again during a collapse, out to face a hat-trick ball in fading light.How was Patel going to react to this déjà vu cricket had given him? He went after the hat-trick ball, but didnt move away from the stumps. Still he came pretty close playing what could be seen as a soft shot in a time of strife. When he drove at the next ball - this one was slightly fuller and hence he connected properly - it seemed like there might have been a plan to look for runs because the pitch was doing too much and might have undone the defence of a No. 9 anyway.Patel had to survive only one more over before the light faded enough for the umpires to take players off the field. This morning, the same intent was clear as he punched the first ball down the ground, between bowler and mid-off for four. Watling kept his vigil going at the other end, and Patel looked to keep scoring. If a drive went gracefully through cover, an edge would fly wide of slips. Once in his 20s, Patel began to rely less on luck and more on finesse.Ravindra Jadejas first ball of the day was driven through cover for four. A sweep for four soon followed. Then came three boundaries in the same Jadeja over. A short ball cut away, two full ones flicked wide of mid-on. He was going with the spin, against the spin, and everything was connecting. With Watling solid at the other end, with runs flowing from Patels end, with Virat Kohli getting increasingly impatient, New Zealand fans would have just started wondering if this side was going to pull off another scarcely believable escape.Cricket was about to play a cruel joke now. Playing back to a ball from Jadeja with flatter trajectory but still on a full length, Patel was caught so plumb he almost started to walk. It turned out Jadejas front foot had failed to stay behind the line, though. This was a man who had bowled three no-balls in 4446 deliveries in Test cricket before this series. It just so happened that Patel caught Jadeja on a streak during which he had just bowled a fourth no-ball in 480 deliveries this series. Cricket was smiling. It was giving Patel yet another chance. Cricket was obviously only going to snatch it away again.R Ashwin was Kohlis fourth choice on the day. Perhaps, while others were doing the damage, Kohli wanted to rest the finger of his main weapon; Ashwin has been bowling with some discomfort thanks to a corn on the middle finger of his right hand. Thirteen overs into the days play, Kohli finally went to Ashwin. Jadeja had already bowled four overs for 25 runs. He had been attacked right away. There was no reason to not look to attack Ashwin if Patel got one in his zone. This is how he had got so far, and he now had his eye in.The first ball was full enough, outside off, the seam rotating towards fine leg, an offbreak. Patel looked to play it with the turn, but the ball pitched and almost changed direction. The ball straightening is enough to defeat you once you have committed to a shot, but this one did more than that and lobbed up for an easy catch. A commentator on air wondered if Patel had played a bad shot in his anxiety to get to his fifty - he was three short. It might have looked like that on first viewing, but Patel had been unlucky here. He was playing the way he had played until then, but Ashwins natural variation did him in.****It is quite possible Ashwin didnt know this ball was not going to turn, but he had given it the best opportunity to not turn. Therein lies the skill of Ashwin and Jadeja. Natural variation is a part of the game. You are bowling on soil, over five days, with a leather ball stitched with a hard seam. It wont always behave as expected. India have derived more natural variation simply because they have put themselves in a position to do so. And that has not just come through accuracy. If you look at visiting spinners, the seam position on their offbreaks is at 45 degrees, or one to seven on a clock. Asian finger spinners have the skill to bowl an offbreak with the seam parallel to the ground, or three to nine on the clock. This gives them the possibility of landing the ball on the leather and bringing in the possibility of that variation. If it lands on the seam it turns.It is not a matter of just flipping the seam in the hand and bowling the way Ashwin and Jadeja do. It takes hours of practice and strong wrists. Watch Ashwins instructional video on bcci.tv. His offspinning action is like turning a doorknob. Try sending a leather ball across 22 yards with that action. It is bloody difficult. Both Ashwin and Jadeja can keep doing this seemingly tirelessly. With Ashwin it becomes even more difficult because he doesnt bowl all his balls this way. Sometimes the seam comes out at 45 degrees, sometimes parallel. He bowls the seam-up arm ball. He bowls carrom balls. He bowls them all accurately. Dont undermine the role of drift in Patels dismissal either. Ever since he has sorted his action out, Ashwin gets beautiful drift and dip on his offbreaks.Cricket is a game of luck where you cant leave things to luck. 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The Americans, skipped by John Shuster, seized the advantage in the eighth end by scoring five points for a 7-3 lead. The Czechs pulled two back in the ninth, but Shusters team of third Jeff Isaacson, second Jared Zezel and lead John Landsteiner ended with another point to secure the last Olympic berth on offer. Yeezy Boost 350 Comprar Online . It might not have mattered. While the Dodgers are preparing for the playoffs, the Padres showed their future has promise behind two rookies.Increased seating at the Olympic Stadium means West Ham will have the third largest capacity in the Premier League from next season. After 112 years at the Boleyn Ground, the Hammers will call the Olympic Stadium in east London their home from 2016/17.The stadium was originally expected to hold 54,000 people but, due to heightened demand, the capacity has increased by 6,000 seats to 60,000. Thats a significant increase on 35,345 capacity of the Boleyn Ground. Premier League stadium capacity Club Stadium Capacity Manchester United Old Trafford 75,653 Arsenal Emirates Stadium 60,260 West Ham NEW Olympic Stadium 60,000 Manchester City Etihad Stadium 55,097 Newcastle United St James Park 52,338 Sunderland Stadium of Light 48,707 Liverpool Anfield 44,742 Aston Villa Villa Park 42,660 Chelsea Stamford Bridge 41,798 Everton Goodison Park 39,571 Tottenham White Hart Lane 36,284 West Ham CURRENT Boleyn Ground 35,345 Southampton St Marys Stadium 32,505 Leicester King Power Stadium 32,312 Stoke Britannia Stadium 27,740 Norwich Carrow Road 27,010 West Brom The Hawthorns 26,850 Crystal Palace Selhurst Park 25,456 Swansea Liberty Stadium 20,909 Bournemouth Vitality Stadium 11,464 The increased capacity means only Old Trafford (75,653) and the Emirates (60,260) can host larger crowds in the Premier League, while only 18 clubs across Europe have larger capacities, according to thestadiumguide.com. 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Top 20 biggest club grounds in Europe Stadium Location Capacity Nou Camp Barcelona, Spain 99,354 Westfalenstadion Dortmund, Germany 81,359 Santiago Bernabeu Madrid, Spain 81,044 San Siro Milan, Italy 80,018 Ataturk Olympic Stadium Instanbul, Turkey 76,092 Old Trafford Manchester, England 75,653 Allianz Arena Munich, Germany 75,000 Olympiastadion Berlin, Germany 74,064 Stadio Olimpico Rome, Italy 72,698 National Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy Kiev, Ukraine 70,050 Athens Olympic Stadium Athens, Greece 69,618 Stade Velodrome Marseille, France 67,000 Estadio de Luz Lisbon, Portugal 64,400 Veltins Arena Gelsenkirchen, Germany 61,637 Celtic Park Glasgow, Scotland 60,500 Mercedes-Benz Arena Stuttgart, Germany 60,441 Emirates Stadium London, England 60,260 Stadio San Paolo Naples, Italy 60,240 Olympic Stadium London, England 60,000 Parc Olympique Lyonnais Lyon, France 59,186 Also See: Olympic Stadium capacity increased Noble not giving up on England ' ' '

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