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Day: July 14, 2019

Umpire: England wrongly given run
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Umpire: England wrongly given run

    England were wrongly awarded an extra run in their Cricket World Cup final victory over New Zealand, according to a former international umpire, on their way to a dramatic super-over win at Lord’s. In the final over of regular play, Ben Stokes inadvertently deflected the ball off his bat to the boundary rope as he dived to reach the crease, turning what would have been two runs into six and playing a crucial role in equalling New Zealand’s total to force a super-over. But the well-renowned former international umpire Simon Taufel says the on-field umpires made a “clear mistake” in awarding England six runs, rather than the correct figure of five, as the batsmen had not yet crossed when the ball was thrown. It also meant that England’s best batsman, Stokes, retained ...
Queen’s 93 year old secret about her favourite meal
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Queen’s 93 year old secret about her favourite meal

    Queen Elizabeth has travelled all over the globe during her reign. She is now the UK’s best-travelled monarch and has dined in some of the most exotic corners of the Earth, The monarch has visited numerous world leaders, and sampled countless different countries culinary specialities. Many people may wonder what the Queen likes to eat - and whether her favourite fare is taken into account on menus abroad. However, a royal insider has revealed that there’s one piece of information the Queen will never share,  writes the Express . Queen Elizabeth has never divulged what her favourite food is - and for a very clever reason. The monarch fears that if she reveals her meal of choice, those hosting her will serve nothing else when she visits. Gordon Rayner, former roya...