first_imgEmbarrassed by their 63-run defeat in the opening one day international, West Indies responded with a four-wicket win over Afghanistan to level the one-day international series in St Lucia on Sunday.The hosts skittled out the tourists for just 135.After West Indies’ quicks dominated Afghanistan, Shai Hope’s unbeaten 48 and a 33-run knock from Evin Lewis guided the hosts to 138-6 with 64 balls remaining.Afghanistan – like they did in game one – won the toss and opted to bat first at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, but they struggled to get going.Jason Holder (2-38), Shannon Gabriel (2-25), Alzarri Joseph (2-15) and Ashley Nurse (2-33) starred with the ball as the tourists slumped to 51-6 in the 17th over.Noor Ali Zadran (8), Javed Ahmadi (9), Rahmat Shah (1), Samiullah Shenwari (2) and Asghar Stanikzai (11) were quickly sent back to the pavilion.Gulbadin Naib was the only batsman to offer any real resistance, his 51 runs helping the Afghans post a respectful total after he was the last wicket to fall.Teenage sensation Rashid Khan, 18, left the Windies in a spin last time out following his remarkable seven-wicket haul.Despite finishing with figures of 3-26, Hope and Lewis, along with Rovman Powell (17), Kieran Powell (12) and Holder (11 not out) ensured there will be a series decider on Wednesday.last_img read more

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FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Kenai City Council Members passed a resolution requesting Governor Bill Walker declare an economic disaster for the Upper Cook Inlet Fisheries region and create a recovery plan following 2018’s low salmon returns. Mayor Brian Gabriel recused himself of voting on the resolution since he is a commercial set net fisherman in the Upper Cook Inlet Region. “There’s many different avenues that could be addressed to help give relief to the fishing industry, not only the fishermen, but the processors, on down through all the helpers and all down through that. Could be relieving fees for certain things, waiving them for a year, all sorts of different things just to keep people afloat to hopefully face another season, keep going.” Resolution sponsor Bob Molloy said previously the passage of the resolution would encourage the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly to pen a similar resolution, which in turn might bolster the disaster determination. President of the United Cook Inlet Drift Association David Martin said in his 47 years of fishing the Cook Inlet, 2018 was “probably the worst” season he’d seen.  He thanked the council for prompting the declaration… read more

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