Pakistan exit Cricket World Cup despite victory over Bangladesh

Pakistan exit Cricket World Cup despite victory over Bangladesh

In the end it came with neither a whimper nor a roar but with a flicked single behind square by Tamim Iqbal off a shortish ball from Mohammad Amir. Batting first, Pakistan had made 315 at Lord’s. At which point the ICC version of Skynet ran the numbers through its circuits and decreed that they needed to bowl Bangladesh out for seven runs or fewer to qualify for the semi-finals of the World Cup. Defending seven to stay in the tournament Pakistan still managed to cram in a misfield and…

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‘Scarecrow’ statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews

‘Scarecrow’ statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews

After Melania cake, Melania honey and even Melania slippers, the Slovenian home town of the US first lady will now boast a statue of its most famous daughter – albeit one that has faced decidedly mixed reviews. The life-size statue on the outskirts of Sevnica was inaugurated on Friday and is the brainchild of the 39-year-old American conceptual artist Brad Downey, who says it’s the first monument anywhere dedicated to the wife of Donald Trump. The sculpture was carved into a tree using a chainsaw and depicts Melania Trump in…

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