bstantial effort in Odishas innings ca

bstantial effort in Odishas innings ca

Postautor: chenwen121314 » 30 lis 2016, o 17:39

University graduate Jan Bakelants pulled away close to the finish line to win Sundays second stage of the Tour de France and take the race leaders yellow jersey for the first time in his injury-plagued career. Nacho Fernandez Real Madrid Jersey . The 27-year-old Belgian made his move with a few hundred meters remaining and the RadioShack rider did enough to withstand a late charge from Slovak sprinter Peter Sagan for the biggest achievement of a frustrating career that only saw him turn professional at the age of 23. "Its difficult to believe what happened today, its fantastic," said Bakelants, who had a knee operation earlier this year. "Today it may be the first and last time I ever wear the yellow jersey." He won in three hours 43 minutes 11 seconds, with Sagan and third-place finisher Michal Kwiatkowski one second behind him. In the overall standings, Bakelants is one second ahead of veteran British rider David Millar. Victorias Ryder Hesjedal finished in 40th a day after crashing in the opening stage. The 156-kilometre trek started from Bastia and, after four moderate climbs, finished in Ajaccio where French emperor and military mastermind Napoleon Bonaparte was born in 1769. With the finish in sight, Bakelants found himself with five other riders and instinct told him that he may never get a better chance to make a name for himself. "I felt the others werent going at 100 per cent so I stayed back, but then I saw the peloton were closing in on me," he said. "With 500 metres to go I had a look and I saw that I was still 100 metres clear of the peloton. I gave everything I had and I made it by one second. But that doesnt matter, I have the yellow jersey." It has been a difficult career for Bakelants so far. "I had a lot of bad luck. Ive had two operations. I fell at the Tour of Lombardy in 2010, I fractured my right knee and left elbow. You know, things like that take time to heal," he said. "This year I had bad luck as well, an operation on my right leg. I worked very hard to come back." Prior to Sunday, his proudest achievement was off the bike -- namely a bachelors degree in bioscience engineering from the university of Leuven in Belgium. "I think theres more in life than just cycling," he said. "But at the moment cyclings in first place." German sprinter Marcel Kittel started the day in the lead after winning Saturdays crash-marred first stage, but the rolling hills took their toll and he finished nearly 18 minutes behind in 169th spot. "Its a difficult stage and Im a sprinter, thats why I suffer," said Kettel, who retained the sprinters green jersey. "I had goose bumps when I went up the hill. So many people were screaming my name. But we were expecting to lose it (the yellow jersey)." The days last climb up Cote du Salario was much shorter than the other ones but far steeper. By the time the pack reached the foot of it, Kittel and British sprinter Cavendish were among a small band of strugglers drifting further and further away. Spaniard Juan Antonio Flecha and Cyrille Gautier attacked up the final ascent, and Tour favourite Chris Froome then launched a surprise attack to go after Gautier when the Frenchman pulled away. But Froomes attack fizzled out and the main pack swallowed him up. "I thought it might be a good time, just to push on a little bit," Froome said. "Its always good to keep people on their toes." Although he did not lose any time to his rivals, two-time former champion Alberto Contador felt the after-effects of his crash on Saturday, when his left shoulder was grazed. "There is pain in your whole body," the Spaniard said. "Im hoping to be better tomorrow." The day after more than a dozen riders crashed, a small white dog ran out into the road some 4 kilometres and a potentially dangerous situation was narrowly avoided by a matter of seconds. A bystander started to run after the dog and then changed his mind, and the dog just managed to reach the other side of the road before the marauding pack passed through. Cavendish was in trouble all day, struggling to keep up as his teammates tried to drag him up the second climb up Col de la Serra. However, French veteran Thomas Voeckler had a lot in reserve and chased the four early frontrunners. Lars Boom and Ruben Perez Moreno were soon caught up, leaving just Canadian David Veilleux and Blel Kadri at the front. Voecklers attack reeled in Veilleux, who hails from Cap-Rouge, Que., but then fizzled out quickly, leaving Kadri alone in the lead. Veilleux finished in 116th. Chasing his third career Tour stage win, French rider Pierre Rolland attacked on the third climb -- the days most difficult, a sinewy category 2 ascent up the Col de Vizzavona. But the pack accelerated and chased him down. Svein Tuft of Langley, B.C., is in 182nd. 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Nathu Singh picked up 2 for 40, while left-arm spinner K Ajay Singh and left-arm seamer Aniket Choudhary took one each.R Samarths fifth first-class hundred and Karun Nairs 74 helped Karnataka recover from 32 for 2 in the 13th over to a promising 248 for 3 at stumps against Jharkhand in Greater Noida.Jharkhand seamer Ashish Kumar picked up all three wickets to fall on the day, and struck in successive overs to get rid of Mayank Agarwal and Robin Uthappa soon after Karnataka had opted to bat. Samarth and Nair rallied through a 155-run partnership for the third wicket and Samarth then shared an unbroken 61-run stand with debutant Kaunain Abbas. Samarth was unbeaten at stumps on 118 off 276 balls with 10 fours.Maharashtra dominated proceedings against Delhi in Mumbai as captain Swapnil Gugale and Ankit Bawne strruck centuries to lead the side to a formidable 290 for 2 at stumps. Cristiano Ronaldo Jersey. The pair added 249 runs in nearly 82 overs, denying Delhi a breakthrough after the bowling side had taken a couple of early wickets.Navdeep Saini had given Delhi both wickets after Maharashtra chose to bat, but that was about as much advantage as Delhi could muster. Gugale, who opened the batting, finished the day on 152 not out, his third first-class century, while Bawne was unbeaten on 120 off 260 balls.Left-arm spinner Dharmendrasinh Jadeja took 4 for 67 to help Saurashtra bowl Odisha out for 228 in Hyderabad. The only substantial effort in Odishas innings came from 18-year-old opening batsman Sandeep Pattnaik, who struck his maiden first-class century, a 213-ball 123 in his second match.Odisha paid heavily for a middle-order slump which saw them stumble from 122 for 1 to 147 for 5 in 10 overs. Medium-pacer Shaurya Sanandia then added to their troubles, striking off successive deliveries in the 70th over to reduce Odisha to 181 for 8. Odisha were eventually dismissed for 228 in the 81st over. Apart from Jadeja and Sanandia, Chirag Jani and Deepak Punia took two wickets each. Saurashtra then batted out seven overs and reached 4 for 0 at stumps. Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '
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