12 Jan
2020

GRA leaves Finance Minister in the cold

first_img…distances self from planned VAT on exportsWhile declaring that he was speaking on behalf of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) and not the Finance Ministry, GRA Commissioner General Godfrey Statia said amid concerns regarding Value Added Tax (VAT) on exports, companies would first have to provide empirical evidence to prove that was true.He noted that if businesses could prove that they were affected, the GRA “will recommend to the Minister of Finance (Winston Jordan) changes to the Schedule and VAT Act to minimise such effect”.He added that this was an ongoing exercise, and was the case for the fishing and forestry industries where after being presented with empirical evidence in 2017, changes were effected to the VAT Schedules, thereby allowing the affected items in the manufacturing process to be exempted.“We are not a political organisation. If you need political advice, you should ask the Minister,” he said while addressing the issue on Monday at his Camp Street office. “All I am asking, is if you are saying that you would be adversely affected, prove it to me, show me the facts.”The Commissioner General was referring to statements made by the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on behalf of organisations such as the Guyana Manufacturers and Services Association (GMSA); the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and the Guyana Rice Exporters and Millers Association (GREMA).Statia claimed that the GRA has been in constant discussion with stakeholders about this issue.“We understand the reasons for moving items from exempt to zero rated and vice versa. In the initial phases when we made the changes in 2017, what we were trying to do was to minimise a request for refunds and, therefore, what we tried to do was to move exempt items, move zero-rated items to exempt.”In response to representation made by correspondence of April 9, 2018, he said the Minister advised the GREMA that it should supply the GRA with the empirical data to support its claims of significant losses on costs owing to the change from zero-rated to exempt status by the 2017 amendments to the VAT Act, so that remedial action could be taken.This request was made in light of the previous initiatives taken to exempt the raw materials and other items used in this industry to reduce the burden of VAT. The items that are exempt include the supply of paddy, fertilisers, ploughs, import of raw materials and packaging materials, etc.Additionally, the GRA boss said substantial waivers on duty and VAT on imported items for the rice industry were provided. He said it should be noted that the VAT placed on electricity and water would rarely apply to GREMA members since they enjoy their own power generation and have their own water supply. The data on the losses, he reminded, is yet to be submitted to the GRA.Previously, the Government used zero-rated goods to lower the tax burden on low-income households by zero-rating essential goods. For items with no value added or that were first in the value-added chain, there is no difference to the consumer between exempting and zero-rating the items.In order to ensure that local manufacturers of exempt products that were previously zero-rated whether for export or local supply were not unduly affected, many products exempted were the first in the chain, so they would not have attracted any value-added element, hence no significant input VAT to be reclaimed, eg, lumber and lumber products, poultry, and fish.While Statia argued that the PSC was mixing up the laws and may not have a full understanding of the VAT law, the Private Sector body said Monday that it strongly believed that the GRA was fusing two amendments, neither of which supported the interpretation and advice offered by the Authority to the Minister.The PSC said the GRA was causing the Minister to reverse an undertaking given to the National Assembly in January 2018 that “none of these proposed amendments will negatively affect any individual or business”.It was observed by the PSC that no changes were made to the zero-rated list in respect of exports, but the Minister and the GRA were advising that exports of goods and services listed in the exempt schedule were not zero-rated even if they were listed in the zero-rated schedule.Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo was the first to state that serious consideration was being given to having the zero rating of exports for VAT purposes removed. A day later, Minister Jordan strongly denied that any changes have been made, or would be made, that would impact exporters in a negative way.last_img read more

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11 Jan
2020

Ex-Duarte man guilty in killing

first_img“I wanted him acquitted. I never thought they had enough evidence,” Khan said. Prosecutors tried Jacobo three times times for the April 27, 1999, slaying of Julio Perez whose skull was fractured and who was still alive when he was thrown off Highway 39. His body was found lying 350 feet down a slope near Crystal Lake. Witnesses last saw Perez with Jacobo outside the Leon del Mar bar at Durfee and Elliott avenues in El Monte. Earlier at the bar, a witness said Perez told Jacobo he knew him and that he had drugs. Jacobo denied having drugs. The prosecution theorized Jacobo drove his car with an injured Perez up to mile marker 40 in the Angeles National Forest to kill him and get rid of the body. The motive in the killing remains unknown. But Usher said the prosecution wasn’t required to prove motive. “We have the evidence to show he did it,” she said. A cigarette butt found at the mountain site had Jacobo’s DNA and blood found in his car turned out to be from the victim. Jacobo’s first trial in 2000 ended with him being convicted of first-degree murder. But the conviction was overturned be- cause one of the jurors didn’t disclose his prejudice against Latinos. The second trial ended in a hung jury in January. ruby.gonzales@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2718160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! POMONA- A jury Tuesday found a former Duarte man guilty of beating, strangling and throwing an El Monte man down a mountainside in 1999. They convicted Jose Jacobo of second-degree murder but acquitted him of first-degree murder. The 38-year-old Jacobo will be back at Pomona Superior Court April 9 for sentencing. He faces 15 years to life, said Deputy District Attorney Pamela Tamu Usher. Deputy Public Defender Reema Khan said she was saddened by the verdict. last_img read more

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25 Dec
2019

ATHLETICS: PATSY MCGONAGLE’S FINN VALLEY AC REPORT

first_imgFINN VALLEY’S JOHN KELLYJohn Kelly, the Royal and Prior school student was adding valuable points to the Irish schools tally when he emerged as one of the better performers from the squad at the annual schools international in Ashford ,Kent Saturday accompanied by his family he finished 2nd a most respectable 16.52 m behind the winning English lad at 17.35m . He has remained totally consistent and focused through this season and stilll has Celtic International in Aberdeen and British AAA champs in Bedford to come .Meanwhile an investigation of the opening weekend of national underage champs has put Valley top of the list as most successful club in Ireland currrently having amassed 13 medals 7 of them gold . This is surely most encouraging as we shortly close down on another season and coachs and parents alike must take a bow understanding that we can improve this total in the years ahead with some tweaking of our approach . Seriously well done all . Consider number 1 from 123 competing clubs that medalled  a noteworthy ranking our best ever .Elsewhere Tori Pena joined the Irish team to participate in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Friday and further to that finalise her prep. for her competition . Ciaran Dolan continues to improve his long jump pb with a 7,10m in Antrim Sunday and Mark Hoy .James Speight and Paul Leck were in Antrim last week for Brian Downing plus Oisin Gallen 2nd in 800m . A big welcome back to competition Angela Speight winner of Lisbellaw 10k and her  Mum a category winner. Dominic Bonner and a few Valley lads were in Churchill Friday night last for a well organised 5k event .This weekend its back on the road again to Tullamore to complete underage national programme.ATHLETICS: PATSY MCGONAGLE’S FINN VALLEY AC REPORT was last modified: July 23rd, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ATHLETICS: PATSY MCGONAGLE’S FINN VALLEY AC REPORTlast_img read more

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24 Dec
2019

No. 44 Men’s Tennis Upset No. 39 Purdue

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The 44th-ranked Drake University men’s tennis team upset No. 39 Purdue, 5-2, and snapped the Boilermakers eight-match winning streak on Friday evening at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.”The boys came out and play exceptionally well tonight, and fought against an extremely tough Purdue team as five of the (singles) matches went to three sets,” Drake head coach Davidson Kozlowski said. “Doubles was huge. We went with the changed doubles lineup that we went with against Tulane and reestablished our confidence to being able to close out some matches.”Senior Ben Lott and sophomore Ben Wood put together a 6-3 victory at No. 1, while sophomores Bayo Philips and Ben Stride clinched the doubles point for the Bulldogs with a 7-5 win at the No. 3 spot.Sophomore Calum MacGeoch gave Drake a 2-0 lead with the match’s only straight set victory, 6-3, 6-3, over Purdue’s Dominik Sochurek at the No. 4 spot. Gergely Madaraz, who is ranked 58th in the nation, defeated Lott 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 to put the Boilermakers within a point, 2-1.Drake secured the final two points from overcoming from being down a set. Freshman Tom Hands dropped the first set 6-4, before coming back strong, winning the final two sets 6-3, 6-0 at No. 6. After losing the first set 6-2, Stride went on to win the last to sets 6-3, 6-3, clinching the match for Drake.The Bulldogs’ final victory of the night came from freshman Vinny Gillespie, winning 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 at the No. 3 spot.Drake once again as a quick turnaround as it hosts No. 40 Denver on Saturday at 12 p.m.#44 Drake 5, #39 Purdue 2Feb 25, 2016 at Des Moines, Iowa (Roger Knapp Tennis Center) Singles competition1. #58 Gergely Madarasz (PUR_M) def. Lott, Ben (DU) 3-6, 6-0, 6-32. Benjamin Ugarte (PUR_M) def. Philips, Bayo (DU) 7-6 (7-4), 1-6, 6-43. Gillespie, Vinny (DU) def. Ricky Medinilla (PUR_M) 7-5, 4-6, 6-34. MacGeoch, Calum (DU) def. Dominik Sochurek (PUR_M) 6-3, 6-35. Stride, Ben (DU) def. Mateus Silva (PUR_M) 2-6, 6-3, 6-36. Hands, Tom (DU) def. Arthur Dobradin (PUR_M) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 Doubles competition1. Lott, Ben/Wood, Ben (DU) def. Ricky Medinilla/Dominik Sochurek (PUR_M) 6-32. Gergely Madarasz/Benjamin Ugarte (PUR_M) def. Gillespie, Vinny/MacGeoch, Calum (DU) 6-43. Philips, Bayo/Stride, Ben (DU) def. Mateus Silva/Arthur Dobradin (PUR_M) 7-5 Match NotesOrder of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (4,1,6,5,2,3)Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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22 Dec
2019

BUNCRANA HIPHOP DANCERS THROUGH TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS

first_imgElite Dance Academy in Buncrana are to represent Ireland at The World HipHop Championships in Glasgow in August.“My Dancers are in the Advanced/Champion Level and they are just amazing, all their hard work and dedication has paid off,” said Clare McCarron.“They are an amazing group of children and I am so proud of them. Words cannot describe how I’m feeling today as their Dance Teacher. Here are their Amazing Results –Clares Accessories 1st in under 10’s Champion Crews2Krew4U 1st in Under 18’s Champion CrewsAoife Mceleney1st Place in SolosKatelyn Doherty 1st in SolosAine noone 1st in SolosSarahmarie Duffy 3rd in SolosEirn Fullerton 3rd in SolosCiara Blaney 4th in SolosNatasha Grant 2nd in SolosAimee McLaughlin 4th SolosGráinne Mc Laughlin 5th solosCiara Blaney & Aoife mc Eleney 1st in doublesNatasha Grant & Aimee Mc Laughlin 2nd in doublesCaoimhe Odonnell & Niamh Mc Fadden 3rd in doublesClaire Duffy & graine mc laughlin 2nd in DoublesAine noone & eirn fullerton 1st in DoublesKatelyn doherty & Sarahmarie 2nd in Doubles…!!!BUNCRANA HIPHOP DANCERS THROUGH TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS was last modified: June 22nd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:buncranadancerselite dance academyWorld Championshipslast_img read more

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22 Dec
2019

Eight men charged after Lidl looted and bulldozed with stolen digger in Dublin

first_imgEight men aged between the ages of 24 and 47 have been charged at the Criminal Courts of Justice in connection with a string of incidents in west Dublin last night.A Lidl store in Fortunestown was looted yesterday evening before culprits bulldozed the premises with a stolen digger.Five of the accused have been released on bail with the other three being remanded in custody, according to Independent.ie. Please note: Videos contain strong language, discretion advised.Lidl Citywest looting. Yeah, bring your kids, give them some good advice on life skills #scumbags #looting #dublin pic.twitter.com/9Kj1qDjGUq— Denis (@46Flynn) March 2, 2018Lidl in citywest has been looted and now destroyed. Absolutely disgraceful. People in the area will probably running low on supplies and needed this store and now it’s been destroyed. Wankers. #StormEmma #BeastFromTheEast pic.twitter.com/YVwHsCcBTt— Stephen (@HeadBeeGuy) March 2, 2018The bucket of the digger was then used to try and open a safe. They’ve only gone and robbed the safe out of Lidl. This is why we can’t have nice things, lads. pic.twitter.com/lEqdb0aJYY— Brian (@Brian_____k) March 2, 2018The road to Lidl was impassable for Gardaí due to the heavy snow, with the gang allegedly further blocking the roads with barricades to hinder emergency servcies’ response to the incident. It was also alleged that Gardaí were attacked when they attempted to maintain order last night, with the Army being called in to assist Gardaí.A photograph of a Lidl store on fire purporting to show the scene at Fortunestown circulated on social media last night, however this image was of a German Lidl in 2016.Dublin Fire Brigade sent three fire engines from Tallaght and Dolphin’s Barn to the supermarket on Fortunestown Lane last night, but later reported that no fire was found at the scene.We’ve left the scene of the supermarket in #Fortunestown #CityWest , no fire found. Gardai are attending the incident pic.twitter.com/BO5SzOASNd— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) March 2, 2018Lidl Ireland released a statement last night, saying: “We are aware of the very serious incident at our Fortunestown Lane store this evening. Given that the incident is now the subject of a criminal investigation we are not in a position to comment further at this time.”A JCB was also stolen yesterday, with culprits joyriding through the area.Just seen video of Lidl in City West getting looted and lads on a stolen JCB in Jobstown #StayClassyTallaght pic.twitter.com/bcXDH4om8k— Stephen Byrne (@altirishmusic) March 2, 2018Damage was also done to a Centra shop in Jobstown, where raiders cut a hole in the shutters before looting the premises.First #lidl, now People looting a Centra store in Dublin. Disgraceful stuff #StormEmma #sneacta pic.twitter.com/vRNwWpisGg— Steven Heaney (@shteaney) March 2, 2018Local TD Seán Crowe says that those responsible for these criminal acts are not representative of the vast majority of good people in Tallaght. “While the vast majority people in Tallaght are worried about weather conditions, getting to work, supporting their neighbours and helping the elderly, criminal elements have brought shame by looting and destroying local businesses,” the Sinn Fein TD says.“The last few days have been full of positive stories of people pulling together but the criminality witnessed tonight in Tallaght is generating huge anger and frustration.“There must be a speedy and effective policing response from An Garda Síochána. It is also important to note that these criminal acts are not representative of the vast majority of good people in Tallaght. In fact, the people of this area are absolutely fuming at this evening’s events.“My sympathies and my thoughts are with those who will undoubtedly lose their jobs and their livelihoods as a result of this madness,” Deputy Crowe concluded. Eight men charged after Lidl looted and bulldozed with stolen digger in Dublin was last modified: March 3rd, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:city westdublinfortunestownLIDLtallaghtwatchlast_img read more

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17 Dec
2019

ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 25 July 2009

first_img10 September 2009: San FranciscoMobilize 09GigaOM’s Mobile Web Conference is a one-day conference that brings together thought leaders of the next generation mobile Web for talk, demonstrations, and debate.Participants will examine what it means to have wireless broadband speeds at the Gigabit scale and how the explosion of platforms creates new opportunities beyond the traditional handset for entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers. Over 50 speakers and 500 delegates will be there.21 – 23 September: San Diego, CaliforniaDEMOfall 09 ConferenceDEMOfall 09 promises to showcase the most comprehensive portfolio of credible emerging technologies, vetted by VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall and leading technology analyst Chris Shipley. Alpha Pitch, a new DEMO program, puts you in front of the most promising entrepreneurs with products in the alpha, prototype, and development stages of their life cycles. These are pre-revenue companies that have no more than one round of seed funding and are ready for your investment dollars.DEMO is the launch pad of emerging technology and a true market performer for visionary investors, entrepreneurs, and industry influencers alike.ReadWriteWeb readers pay only $1996. Save $500 off the standard fee by registering before August 15th.22 – 23 September 2009: SingaporeSocial Networking World Forum — AsiaThis two-day conference hosted by the Social Networking World Forum – Asia features key speakers from social networking publishers, advertising agencies, industry analysts, software developers and equipment manufacturers, pay-TV and network service providers, mobile operators, and more. Download this entire events calendar in iCal format. 11 – 12 November 2009: Denver, ColoradoDefrag 2009 ConferenceAs online data is growing and fragmenting at an exponential pace, individuals, groups and organizations are struggling to discover, assemble, organize, act on and gather feedback from that data. In the largest sense, we’re all looking to augment the pace at which we achieve insights on raw data — to accelerate the “A-ha” moment.Defrag explores the intersection of topics like:Business intelligenceBusiness process managementSocial computing and analyticsNext-level discoveryEnterprise 2.0Next-gen emailThe semantic Web Joint exhibition combining social networking and enterprise social media formatsPre-show online meeting planner for delegatesDiscount for early booking (expires September 25th)Free pass for exhibition only 4 – 5 November 2009: Raleigh, North CarolinaInternet Summit 2009Internet Summit ’09 will feature over 75 speakers, including representatives of major Internet brands such as Twitter, Pandora, Google, Salesforce.com, Digg, Technorati, CBS Interactive, Huffington Post, Blogger, Tree.com, and many more.Topics will include social media, blogging, real time, mobile, video, search, online advertising, e-commerce, analytics, the cloud, and more.Join over 1200 entrepreneurs, senior marketers, and executives in the conversation about the future of the industry and how to capitalize on the shifting dynamics of the Internet and tap into its unlimited business potential.9 – 10 November 2009: Santa Clara, CaliforniaSocial Networking World Forum — CaliforniaThis event taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center actually consists of three conferences: two days dedicated to social networking, one day dedicated to enterprise social media, and one day dedicated to social TV. Key speakers include social networking publishers, advertising agencies, industry analysts, software developers and equipment manufacturers, pay-TV and network service providers, mobile operators, and more. 1 – 3 December 2009: London, EnglandOnline Information & IMS 2009Online Information and IMS together create the largest event dedicated to the information industry. Consisting of an exhibition delivering over 9,000 visitors from 70 countries, a conference and a show-floor seminar program, the event provides an annual meeting place for the global information industry.Online Information is once again set to play host to thousands of information professionals, information end-users and publishers from around the globe, meeting suppliers of online content, e-publishing, and library management solutions. IMS provides a forum for IT, business, and information management professionals to find unlimited, relevant advice, educational content and compare solutions under one roof. Attend IMS and meet suppliers of content management, search solutions, and Web 2.0 technologies.15 – 16 March 2010: London, England2nd Annual Social Networking World Forum — LondonThe 2nd Annual Social Networking World Forum takes place at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. The two-day event features four dedicated conference streams: 10 – 13 November 2009: Las VegasPubCon VegasPubCon Las Vegas is a multi-track educational conference hosted by SearchEngineWorld & WebmasterWorld. PubCon events are for thought leaders and professionals in search engine and Internet marketing to gather and to share best practices in the design, development, promotion and marketing of their Internet businesses and brands. PubCon London 2009 is a social networking event. andrew lobo Joint exhibition combining social networking and mobile social networking formatsEvening networking receptionDiscount for early booking (expires August 21st)Free pass for exhibition only Social Networking World ForumEnterprise social mediaSocial TV World ForumMobile Social Networking ForumThe event features key speakers from global brands, organizations, social networking publishers and developers, pioneering social media leaders, top agencies, content producers, and more.Full workshop program within exhibition areaEvening networking receptionPre-show online meeting planner for delegatesFree pass for exhibition onlycenter_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Tags:#Events Guide#web Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts 24 August 2009: Charlotte, North Carolina >Social FreshSocial Fresh is a 1 day Social Media Conference with speakers from Best Buy, Rubbermaid, IBM, and Keynote Speaker David Armano (@Armano). Social Fresh content is focused on the tangible social media successes of today and the technology that will drive those successes tomorrow. Think less concept and more real case studies and examples directly from businesses and developers who are using the social web successfully. Get 15% off by using code RSS15 and follow the conference on Twitter (@SoFresh) for other discounts and updates. This week, we’ve put all of our events into a calendar so that you can keep track of them using your scheduling app of choice. So, go ahead and download the entire calendar in iCal format. You can also use this link to import it into your Google Calendar, or import individual events using the link beside each entry. This events guide is a weekly feature here on ReadWriteWeb. We publish it every weekend, as good a time as any to review your conference plans.Know of an event taking place that should appear here? Let us know in the comments below or contact us.11 August 2009: New York CityNYC Angel & Venture ConferenceFundingPost has hosted 150+ sold-out venture events in 17 cities over the past 7 years. At these next two events, the panel of investors will focus on early-stage venture investing: how to meet investors, pitch them, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check! We will be discussing trends in early-stage investing, hot sectors, sectors that these angels and VCs look at, things that are most important to them when they are considering an investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other investors. There will be plenty of time for networking with the investor panelists, both before the panel and after the panel at the cocktail party! 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27 Nov
2019

Why Rahul Dravid is the best man to assist Indian team in England

first_imgRahul DravidAfter it has been learnt that batting legend Rahul Dravid will join the Indian team in an advisory role to prepare for the tour of England, it would be interesting to have a look at his track record against the English.When India visited England the last time in 2011, they miserably lost the four Test series 0-4 which was followed by their 1-2 loss at home in 2012-13. Dravid was India’s best batsman in the 2011 tour with 461 runs, three centuries and a staggering average of 76.83.Also, who can forget his 602-run total in the four-Test series against England in their backyard in 2002 that got him the man of the series award? Talking of English conditions, Dravid had also emerged as the top scorer of the 1999 World Cup tournament with 461 runs from eight games at an average of 65.85 and a strike rate of 85.52.This time, Dravid will be with the team till the start of the first Test on July 9.”Rahul Dravid, former India captain, has accepted a request from the Indian team management, to support and advise the team in its preparatory stages of the tour of England, given his vast experience and knowledge of the game,” PTI quoted Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Sanjay Patel as saying in a statement on Sunday.”He will be with the team till the beginning of the first Test.”India have already played a warm-up three-day match against Leicestershire (June 26-28) and will take on Derbyshire in another practice game July 1-3.advertisementIndia will then play five Test matches against England from July 9 to Aug 19 followed by five One-Day Internationals (ODI) from Aug 19 to Sep 5 and a lone Twenty20 International at Birmingham on September 7.last_img read more

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18 Nov
2019

Otis Gibson likely to double up as South Africa bowling coach

first_imgSouth Africa’s new head coach, Otis Gibson, has hinted at doubling up as the bowling coach of the team as Cricket South Africa (CSA) gear up to name the support staff ahead of the inaugural four-day Test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day.Gibson’s announcement means current coach, Charl Langeveldt, will no longer be a part of the South African support staff. Langeveldt has worked with South Africa since Allan Donald left the post after the 2015 World Cup.Gibson made it clear that he will take on the bowling coach role in addition to his duties as head coach. He will appoint four other support personnel — an assistant coach, a batting coach, a fielding coach and a spin-bowling coach.Reuters Photo “There are names at the moment. Obviously, Cricket South Africa have to make that happen. At the moment there are just names of people that I think can do a good job with the team, some overseas, some local,” Gibson was quoted as saying by espncricinfo.”I will do the bowling, then there will be a batting coach, a fielding coach, an assistant coach and a spin bowling coach — so four, plus myself. Having spoken to Charl, bowling has always been my specialisation as a coach, fast bowling. He fully understands that,” he added.Langeveldt and the other assistants who served under former head coach Russell Domingo worked with Gibson in his first assignment against Bangladesh in the just-concluded series.last_img read more

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