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Indias captain Virat Kohli was impressed with his teams tenacity as they fought back to draw the first Test against England in Rajkot having trailed it for the majority of the contest. Kevin Garnett Jersey . With just two defeats in 18 Tests under Kohlis leadership, India have rarely been faced with the challenge of saving a game, especially on home soil. In the circumstances, the captain felt they had adapted well and learnt new skills.The pitch afforded substantial turn and bounce on the final day, with Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali and Zafar Ansari bowling accurately enough to merit five or six close catchers. All this meant the lower-middle order just about managed to get India to safely.Well, at least we know how to draw games now, Kohli who made 49 not out in the second innings, said. Before that, some people obviously were sceptical about our side knowing how to draw games. We won games or we lost games. I spoke with [Ravindra] Jadeja out there that it was an opportunity for both of us to improve on another aspect of the game.Maybe in Test cricket in the future, we will have this situation again. Maybe we will have to apply ourselves again and show character, so have the intent to get runs in between but play percentage cricket, figure out areas where you want to take ones or hit boundaries, but at the same time, be sure of your defense as well. So, it was a challenging situation but one that we countered really well, I thought.Vital to India not falling too far behind was R Ashwin. His first-innings half-century afforded England a lead of only 49 after they had put on 537. Then his 15.2-overs worth of fight with Kohli in the second innings steadied the hosts after they were four down with at least 25 overs left to stumps.We looked at it as an opportunity for us to know how to play in this situation, Kohli said. The best learning is in the game. You can practice all you want in the nets, but only way you know how to make runs is when you understand how they are done.When you are put under pressure, if you bat out the innings, if you play a draw, then you understand as a team when you need to switch gears and trust your defense and slow the game down. Those things are very important to learn as a Test side if you have to be consistent over a period of time and not just a shot in the dark.We took the opportunity and thats why you saw Ashwin and Jadeja applying themselves really well. Otherwise, there would have been a lot more panic if you did not look forward to the situation. It is very important to want to be there.When asked to explain why he chose five bowlers Kohli began by expressing his thoughts on the pitch. I was quite surprised to see that much grass, to be honest. It should not have been the case.Secondly, I thought Ashwin was batting really well, he scored a lot of runs for us this year, so also Saha. Those two are confident, plus its Jadejas home ground. So we backed him to get a few runs for us. That gave an opportunity to play Mishra, an extra spinner. So at least, we had all our bases covered.With five batsmen, we ended up getting close to 500, and even batted out the second innings as well. Again, it gives us belief as a batting unit. So, going ahead, we can still play an extra bowling option and keep putting pressure on the opposition. It was something you can look forward to it or feel that you dont have an extra batsman and go into a negative mindset. I think the guys applied themselves very well.Adding to the theme of learning was DRS. In the final innings, Cheteshwar Pujara was lbw to Rashid off a leg break that pitched outside leg stump. He did not take the review, and when he walked up to his partner for a consultation, M Vijays body language suggested he thought it was out too.One thing I saw was its very important for non-striker to stay as close as possible to the stumps, Kohli said. From a little wider from the stumps, the line of the ball is never judged, you always feel like that the ball is straight but its actually pitching outside the line. So thats what we spoke about, its important to stay close to the stumps, keep figuring out where its pitching and be more aware to help out your partner.That might be an important thing in a Test match in an important situation you might not take the DRS like today with Pujara. Those things can be corrected. With DRS you can only do what is in our control and that is to be precise and as aware as possible. Obviously youre going to make mistakes, the umpires call and all that come into play as well. 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TWIN FALLS, Idaho -- Professional stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped over the Snake River Canyon Friday afternoon in an ode to his boyhood idol, Evel Knievel.Braun soared over the southern Idaho canyon in a custom-built rocket dubbed Evel Spirit.It launched off a steep ramp on the edge of the canyon rim just before 4 p.m. as hundreds of onlookers watched.The rocket reached an estimated 400 mph (644 kph) before its parachute deployed, allowing Braun and the ship to land safely in fields on the other side of the 1,400 foot-wide (427 meters-wide) canyon.I feel like the no name third string quarterback of a junior varsity team that just won the Super Bowl. My team got me there. I ran it into the end zone. We scored and won, Braun said in a statement after the jump.Scott Truax, the designer of the rocket, told the Idaho Statesman that after Braun got the OK to launch he didnt hesitate.He was gone in a cloud of steam and I couldnt see anything until just before he pulled his chutes, Traux said.Braun has said the rocket was identical to the model Knievel used for his failed canyon attempt on Sept. 8, 1974. Knievel landed at the bottom of the canyon when his parachute prematurely deployed partway across the canyon, but walked away with only minor injuries. The spot where Knievel jumped was 1,600 feet (488 meters) wide.Braun hoped his effort would prove that Knievel could have made it across the canyon if his parachute had deployed at the correct time.Before the jump, the 54-year-old Braun said he was optimistic he would make it across the canyon.I wouldnt be doing this if I thought it couldnt be done, he said.Still, he had prepared for the worst in the days beefore the stunt, asking his young son to one day walk his sisters down the aisle at their wedding if Braun died in his attempt. Taj Gibson Jersey. onths of testing was performed on the rocket designed by Scott Truax, whose father constructed the original X2 Skycycle for Knievel.Truax followed his fathers blueprints down to the last bolt and deviated only by updating the parachute system.Braun had trouble finding corporate sponsors for the stunt, and said he spent about $1.5 million of his own money on the jump.He looked at the stunt as a way to pay homage to Knievel, who inspired him to become a stuntman.I like to say Im not doing something that Evel Knievel couldnt do, he told the Statesman before making the jump. Im simply finishing out his dream. How many people get to finish the dream of their hero?Not all in the southern Idaho town of Twin Falls have such fond memories of Knievel. Many residents remember Knievels promise of a weeklong festival complete with celebrities and a golf tournament.Knievels attempt drew plenty of spectators, and the resultant partying, fighting and mischief upset locals. The daredevil was later accused of leaving town without paying debts to area businesses.But the mystique of Knievels failed stunt has lived on, with would-be daredevils showing up every decade or so to propose similar jumps. Knievels son Robbie visited Twin Falls in the 1990s and in 2010 to float the idea of a possible jump, though it never came to fruition.Braun appears to have been the first to actually try the stunt since Knievels attempt. Cheap Jerseys 2020 Cheap Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Store Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Store NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys 2018 Nike NFL Jerseys China Jerseys From China Wholesale Black NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale China NFL Hoodies Wholesale Authentic Jerseys ' ' ' 
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