Kyle Coetzer creates new record for Scotland cricket

first_img India Today Web Desk Edinburgh [Scotland]May 10, 2019UPDATED: May 10, 2019 19:10 IST Scotland cricket team captain Kyle Coetzer (Twitter/@ICC)HIGHLIGHTSKyle Coetzer became the first Scottish batsman to hit 2,000 runs in ODIsCoetzer’s highest score is 156 against Bangladesh in 2015 World CupScotland are currently involved in a two-match ODI series with AfghanistanKyle Coetzer on Friday became the first Scottish batsman to hit 2,000 runs in one-day internationals. Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer achieved this feat while playing the second ODI against Afghanistan at Edinburgh, Scotland.Interestingly, it is not the first time when Coetzer found his way to the record books of Scotland cricket. In the 2015 World Cup, Coetzer hit 156 against Bangladesh to become the highest scorer from an associate nation.Kyle Coetzer debuted for Scotland in 2003 against Pakistan in a one-day match. He was first named the captain of the ODI side in 2013.Congratulations to Kyle Coetzer for becoming the first Scottish batsman to hit 2,000 ODI runs pic.twitter.com/H80UIS9RvF ICC (@ICC) May 10, 2019Coetzer has also had several successful stints in county cricket with Durham and Northamptonshire.Scotland are currently involved in a two-match ODI series with Afghanistan.Rain played spoilsport in the first ODI of the series between the two teams as the match was abandoned without a ball being bowled.Also Read | How good is this kid: Justin Langer impressed by Steve Smith’s Australia returnAlso Read | Harbhajan Singh’s reply to Virat Kohli’s social media post is epicAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Scotland CricketFollow Kyle Coetzer Kyle Coetzer creates new record for Scotland cricketScotland captain Kyle Coetzer has hit 156 against Bangladesh in 2015 World Cup to become the highest scorer from an associate nation.advertisementlast_img read more

Statue of Takamori Saigo One of the Pioneer Samurais

first_imgThe statue of Takamori Saigo One of the Three Great Contributors to the Meiji RestorationThe statue stands in Ueno Onshi Koen Park.It is towering 4 meters high approximately, and the shoe is 50cm long.Supported by the donations from as many as 25,000 volunteers,it was erected by a famous sculptor of the time Koun Takamura.Takamori Saigo devoted himself for the conclusion of The Satsuma-Choshu Alliance or the realization of the Restoration of Imperial Rule, and later he was counted among the Three Great Contributors to the Meiji Restoration, along with Takayoshi Kido (also known as Kogoro Katsura) and Toshimichi Okubo, who were playing active roles in the early period of Meiji Era.He took the lead in The Meiji Restoration (a chain of events that restored imperial rule to Japan) to change Japan from a feudalistic country under the Tokugawa shogunate to a modern nation-state one, and the achievement has won him the lasting respect for him to today.”The bloodless surrender of the Edo Castle” ,which saved million lives of Edo(Tokyo) peopleDuring The Meiji Restoration, he as a chief advisor on the side of the government forces, had an interview with Kaishu Katsu and negotiated the bloodless surrender of Edo Castle, which averted the horrors of war, saving properties and the lives of million people living in Edo. It is still fresh in memory that NHK Taiga Drama (history TV drama) Atsuhime (2008) featured this episode and attracted many viewers’ interest. Many tourists visit this place as one of the symbolic sights ofTokyo, together with Tokyo Sky Tree Tower and Skyscrapers in Shijuku.Why not come find the statue to pay tribute to great Saigo when you come near to Ueno?Information Location: 1 Ueno Koen Taitoh-ku, Tokyo 110-0007TEL: 03-3838-5644 (Ueno Oncho Koen Park Administration Office)Nearest Station: Walk from JR Ueno Park Gatelast_img read more