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ICC World Cup 2019 Sri Lanka vs Australia Match 20th Preview and Prediction

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ICC World Cup 2019 Sri Lanka vs Australia Match 20th Preview and Prediction

Welcome to Ydraft! This is 20th match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 as Sri Lanka take on Australia at The Oval in London. Having had their last two matches washed out, Sri Lanka will be keen to get out on the field, while Australia will be just as keen given their good form. They’ve won three out of their four matches and another win will see them surge to the top of the points table.

Squads

Sri Lanka Australia
Dimuth Karunaratne  (C) Aaron Finch  (C)
Dhananjaya de Silva Jason Behrendorff
Avishka Fernando Alex Carey
Suranga Lakmal Nathan Coulter-Nile
Lasith Malinga Pat Cummins
Angelo Mathews Usman Khawaja
Kusal Mendis Nathan Lyon
Jeevan Mendis Shaun Marsh
Kusal Perera Glenn Maxwell
Thisara Perera Kane Richardson
Nuwan Pradeep Steve Smith
Milinda Siriwardana Mitchell Starc
Lahiru Thirimanne Marcus Stoinis
Isuru Udana David Warner
Jeffrey Vandersay Adam Zampa

 

Sri Lanka would finally get to play a game after two washouts but they are up against defending champions Australia who’ll want to win this one and reach the top of the table. Match would be played at Oval, a rare ground for Sri Lanka with recent happy memories as they defeated India here in the Champions Trophy 2017. Could they stage another upset?

Last 5 match of both teams

Sri Lanka

Match Abandoned (with Bangladesh)
Match Abandoned (with Pakistan)
Win (vs Afghanistan)
Lost (vs New Zealand)
Win (vs Scotland)

Australia

Win (with Pakistan)
Lost (with India)
Win (with West Indies)
Win (with Afghanistan)
Win (with Pakistan)

Prediction (Who will win the match)

This match can one sided, where Mitchell Starc can play a vital role in the match. By looking at the records, Sri Lanka isn’t in good position to win the match. Australia may win this match!

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Rishi Kapoor In His Last Phone Call With Kunal Kohli Said, “Come Back & Prove Everybody Wrong”

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The veteran actor and one of the most loved romantic heroes of all times, Rishi Kapoor departed from this world a couple of days ago but the fans are still not able to believe that he is not with us now. The “Mulk” star was a very lively person and he used to rub his energy on everyone around him ensuring that all and sundry have a smile on their faces.

Rishi Kapoor debuted as a lead actor in 1973 and till 2000, he acted in around 92 movies in the lead role. He started playing character and negative roles after the year 2000 and kept on entertaining his fans. Rishi Kapoor and director Kunal Kohli worked together in three movies – “Hum Tum”, “Fanaa” and “Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic” and they were pretty close to each other.

While talking to an entertainment portal, Kunal revealed that the “Karz” actor called him just before the lockdown was imposed and asked Kunal about what he was doing that time. Rishi Kapoor told the filmmaker that he wanted a big movie from him as the directors who are less talented than Kunal are making big flicks. He asked Kunal to make a comeback and prove to everybody that they are wrong about him.

Kunal was not able to stop his tears as he told that at first, he didn’t believe the news of Rishi Kapoor’s departure, then he called Manish Malhotra who confirmed the tragic news. Kunal said that he broke down after hearing it, adding that nothing will be same without Rishi Kapoor, whether its life, Bollywood or parties.  Kunal is of the opinion that Rishi Kapoor shouldn’t have gone in this manner as the whole country is under lockdown and the “Chandni” actor deserved a better farewell.

Kunal also recalled the Twitter chat that they both had and he told the veteran actor that nobody can play the Dafliwala better than him as he is the original one.

There is no denying the fact that Rishi Kapoor was an inspiration for many and he will always be missed. RIP!

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“In Beginning, I Wasn’t Very Happy Doing Ramayan As I Lost Many Film Projects,” Says Sunil Lahri

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The popular TV show Ramayan which is based on the life journey of Lord Ram is breaking all the records of viewership as it has been declared the most watched entertainment show globally. On 16th April 2020, it garnered 7.7 crores views which is pretty high in comparison to the highest viewership received by other shows including the American TV shows as well.

Actor Sunil Lahri who played the role of Lakshman in Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan is very happy with the response that the show is getting. He said that many people are saying Doordarshan has been revived by Ramayan. Sunil recalled the old memories as he shared that the first thing that he can think of is the craziness of people for the serial and the characters. He told that people used to respect them by touching their feet whenever they see them at public places.

Sunil revealed that the response was not good in the beginning when Ramayan was telecasted in 1987, but after 6 or 7 episodes, people started getting mad for the serial. He feels that viewers got pretty strongly attracted towards the emotions of Ramayan and felt connected to it and even today, they are feeling the same.

Sunil Lahri further added that Ramayan did have a manufacturing date but it doesn’t have an expiry date and the response will be great even if it is re-run after 10-15 years. As per him, no matter how much modern we Indians get but we are still connected to our roots.

Talking about his personal choices, he said that he was not happy working in Ramayan in the initial stages because he lost many movies because of that. However, he admits that he is happy now as his work has been loved, respected and recognized today, more than the time when the show was telecasted for the first time.

In response to the question whether he got stereotyped, he said that though some similar roles were offered to him that he denied, he didn’t get stereotyped. He further said that in his younger days, his personality did not suit mythological roles so many people were surprised when he played the character of Lakshman very well. Sunil Lahri also revealed that he was working in few action, romantic and musical movies as well at that time but they flopped.

He also said that when he stopped getting good roles, he focused on production and advertising business so that he didn’t face survival issues. According to him, the industry people don’t care about the fact that how you are as an actor and what matters more for them is whether your movie worked on the box-office or not. In the end, he said that he will do only those roles which he feels he can justify.

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Ramayan Breaks All Records With 77Mn Views Surpassing The Big Bang Theory, Twitter Reacts

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The 21 days lockdown starting from March 25 was imposed by the Indian government due to the increase in the number of COVID-19 positive patients and as everyone was forced to remain inside their houses, many people took to social media and demanded that popular old shows of DD National should he aired again.

The government took note of it and some very popular old shows such as Ramayan, Mahabharat, Dekh Bhai Dekh, Circus, etc. were started again on DD National and DD Prasar Bharati. The Indian citizens showered love on these shows, especially on Ramayan and it has broken all the records of viewership as on 16th April, it got 77mn (7.7cr) views. Ramayan has become the most watched entertainment show worldwide, surpassing even the very popular English sitcoms.

The popular American television sitcom The Big Bang Theory which was directed by Mark Cendrowski and starred Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar and others got its highest viewership (18.5 mn) on 16 May, 2019. Another quite famous TV series Game of Thrones received 17.4 mn views on its final episode.

The fans of Ramayan took to social media and #RamayanSetsWorldRecord started trending on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Here is the tweet which was made by Prasar Bharati:

Here is the tweet by Doordarshan in which it thanked all its viewers for making Ramayan the most watched TV show ever in the whole world.

The netizens also responded and here are some of the selected tweets:

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The lockdown was further increased for 2 weeks till May 3 and now it has been extended once again till May 17.

If we talk about the situation of coronavirus in India, the number of COVID-19 patients is more than 37K while the number of people who have lost their lives is more than 1200.

If we talk about the whole world, the number of infected patients is over 33 lakh while more than 2.30 lakh have lost their lives.

Stay at home and stay safe!

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