Silver-White. New Mexico (8) 2. Providence (3) 3. Colorado

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Silver-White. New Mexico (8) 2. Providence (3) 3. Colorado

Postby chenwen121314 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:08 pm

Alastair Cook has admitted that, though he is never going to be a Mike Brearley tactically, he feels he is the right man to continue as captain of Englands Test team. Jordan 11 Gs Velvet Heiress For Sale .Cook goes into the Oval Test requiring three more victories to draw level with Michael Vaughan as the most successful England captain (in terms of the number of Tests won) in history. He is also three Tests short of equalling Mike Athertons record of 54 Tests as England captain.While his reputation as a leader may never match that of Brearley - whose win percentage of 58.06% as captain is well ahead of any other England player to have led in 20 Tests or more - Cooks team could also be on the verge of a couple of significant milestones. England lead the series against Pakistan 2-1 and, if they avoid defeat in the final Test, they will hold the trophy in all nine bilateral series against Test opposition. And, if they win the Test, they could be rated as the No. 1 Test team in the next few weeks if other results go their way.But while Cook admitted he will discuss his future with the team management after the Oval Test, he said he is the most comfortable he has ever been in the role at present and that, with significant challenges looming for his side in the near future, he would be reluctant to shirk responsibility when his experience may be at its most valuable.At the end of every series, Ill sit down with Trevor Bayliss and Andrew Strauss and discuss the future of the side and where we want to go, Cook said. Well discuss whether I am still the right captain for this team or if it is time to move on after this series or after India. We always now talk about that for my sanity as well.At the moment Im enjoying it. The dressing room seems to be in a good place. Its the most comfortable Ive felt captaining a side.The last year or so Ive really felt comfortable in the captaincy role and everything it brings with it on and off the field. I am really enjoying it and all those hard moments Ive had - obviously theyre not gone - but in one sense, it would seem wrong to give it up quite yet.At the forefront of Cooks mind is the prospect of seven Tests in Asia before Christmas. If England are to have any chance in India, in particular, they will not only need to draw on all the experience Cook possesses but they will need Joe Root (his obvious successor) to score heavily. Adding the burden of captaincy to a man with so little experience in the role and so much already expected of him may well prove overly onerous.Weve some tough challenges ahead, Cook said. Weve these five days and then seven straight Tests in the sub-continent - 11 weeks away - so I think were going to need some strong leadership. Its going to be a really tough tour for a lot of people. Weve got to be on it as a group.Cooks reputation as a leader is interesting. While captains are often rated on their on-field tactics -field placing and bowling changes, for example - much of their work takes place away from the cameras. You could argue that Cooks finest moment as captain came ahead of the India tour in 2012. After insisting on the return of Kevin Pietersen to the England team - an impressive feat of diplomacy at the time - he then led from the front with an outstanding display of batting that helped his team to a memorable series victory.More recently, his recommendation that James Anderson apologise to the umpires and then explain his actions to the media during the Edgbaston Test averted a possible suspension or fine. And, when we look back on this series against Pakistan, it may be that we reflect on his decision not to enforce the follow-on at Manchester as a defining moment. It was not a popular decision at the time - Cook seems untroubled about courting popularity - but, by batting again, England crushed an already jaded Pakistan side into the dust through exhaustion and disappointment. The signs, so far, are that they have never fully recovered.If there have been moments when his admirable determination has manifested itself as stubbornness, such as his refusal to accept his continued presence in the ODI side was holding back the team, he has also led England through a period of considerable upheaval - the 2013-14 Ashes thrashing, the Pietersen affair, the departures of Andy Flower, Ashley Giles, Peter Moores and Paul Downton and his over-the-top vilification in the media at the hands of Piers Morgan - to calmer, happier times which feature predictable selections, greater willingness to interact with supporters and some results - not least wining in India and South Africa and defeating Australia in England - which demand respect.Besides, it could be argued that Brealeys success was, in part, due to his career coinciding with Ian Botham being at his best as an allrounder. Just as Vaughan later relied upon Andrew Flintoff at his peak - and for a couple of years, Flintoff was a terrific cricketer - Brearley, for a while, had both Botham and Tony Greig to balance his side. While he deserved credit for coaxing the best out of Botham, we may one day look back on Cooks period of captaincy and reflect that the emergence of Ben Stokes (and Chris Woakes, among others) helped him take the England team to another level.Cook is no orator but, while Brearleys record as a leader is unquestioned, it should never be forgotten that his batting average of 22.88 is less than half that of Cook, which currently stands at 47.55. Really, it may be time to give Cooks leadership a little more respect.Perhaps, if England can reach No. 1 again and claim all nine bilateral Test series trophies, that respect may come. Cook agrees with James Anderson that this side is more naturally talented than the one that last achieved the No. 1 ranking in 2011 and feels that, whatever happens over the next few months, it is a couple of years away from fulfilling its potential.It would be a really good achievement by our guys, Cook said. But I genuinely think its come a little bit early for us a side. It would be a great achievement and one you can be very proud of when you finish playing cricket.But, as I keep saying, theres still questions that need to be answered. Were not at the level we were in 2012. Then everyone had played 30 or 40 Test matches at the very least.This is a more talented team. There are people who can turn a game in a session. The team in 2011-12 was a very consistent, hard-nosed team that was very hard to beat. Weve got a way to go to that level, but as you saw with some of the brilliance of Ben Stokes, getting a hundred in a session - that kind of stuff is whats very exciting about this team.Could Cook walk away from that excitement? It seems unlikely. And, as a developing England side search for stability and consistency, that should draw of sigh of relief from their supporters. Jordan 11 Retro White Pink . Ouellette, from Montreal, already has three Olympic gold medals since joining the team in 1999. Jordan Retro 11 2018 . Manuel was offered a position the day he was fired. He accepted earlier this week and the team made the announcement Friday. http://www.jordan11gymredsale.com/jorda ... -2018.html . -- Sergey Tolchinksy scored his second goal of the game 3:56 into overtime as the Sault Ste. Birmingham, Ala. -- Five Southeastern Conference cross country teams are ranked among the nations top-30 in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division I Cross Country National Coaches Poll, which was announced on Tuesday.The Arkansas men are ranked sixth, the Ole Miss men are 18th, while the Arkansas women are No. 11, the Vanderbilt women are 24th and the Mississippi State women are 29th.SEC teams among the others receiving votes are the Texas A&M men and the Ole Miss women.The 2016 SEC Cross Country Championships will take place Friday, Oct. 28 in Fayetteville, Ark.USTFCCCA Mens Cross Country National Coaches Poll 1. Syracuse (12) 2. Northern Arizona 3. Oregon 4. Stanford 5. Colorado 6. Arkansas 7. Georgetown 8. Eastern Kentucky 9. Oklahoma State 10. Wisconsin 11. Virginia 12. BYU 13. Indiana 14. Boise State 15. UTEP 15. Iona 17. Michigan 18. Ole Miss 19. Oklahoma 19. Portland 21. Washington 22. Furman 23. NC State 24. Colorado State 25. Columbia 26. Southern Utah 27. Washington State 28. Tulsa 29. Penn 30. Michigan StateOthers Receiving Votes: Providence 40, Dartmouth 30, Louisville 27, Florida State 25, Illinois 19, Texas 18, Iowa State 11, Princeton 8, UCLA 5, Virginia Tech 3, Villanova 3, Middle Tennessee 2, Texas A&M 2USTFCCCA Womens Cross Country National Coaches Poll 1. Mens/Womens Jordan 11 Low Barons Black/Metallic Silver-White. New Mexico (8) 2. Providence (3) 3. Colorado (1) 4. Oregon 5. NC State 6. Boise State 7. Stanford 8. Oklahoma State 9. Michigan State 10. Michigan 11. Arkansas 12. Washington 13. Penn State 14. Virginia 15. Notre Dame 16. Syracuse 17. Iowa State 18. Georgetown 19. BYU 20. San Francisco 21. Kansas 22. Penn 23. Yale 24. Vanderbilt 25. Minnesota 26. Utah 27. Harvard 28. Weber State 29. Mississippi State 30. 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