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first_imgDUBAI, UAE (CMC):Kieron Pollard smashed sixes off the last two deliveries of the game to fire Karachi Kings to a dramatic five-wicket win over Lahore Qalanders and keep alive their hopes of a playoff spot in the Pakistan Super League.Chasing 156 for victory at the Dubai International Stadium yesterday, Kings entered the final over requiring 14 runs for victory, with Pollard on strike, and the West Indies batsman finally proved his worth in gold for the franchise.He gathered a couple in the deep off the first delivery bowled by seamer Aamer Yamin, managed a single off the next ball but was handed the strike again quickly when Imad Wasim took a single off the third ball.Pollard was kept scoreless off the fourth ball, leaving Kings with 10 runs needed from the last two balls, but the Trinidadian cleared the ropes at long off with the fifth delivery before depositing the final delivery over square leg to pull off a sensational win.The right-hander finished unbeaten on 45 from a mere 20 deliveries with a four and four sixes, while prolific opener Babar Azam top-scored with 49 from 42 balls.Babar and captain Kumar Sangakkara (20) had added 53 for the second wicket to put Kings on course for victory before four wickets tumbled for 23 runs in the space of 24 deliveries.Pollard and Imad Wasim (19 not out) then rescued the innings in an unbroken 55-run, sixth-wicket partnership.NARINE BRILLIANTPollard’s West Indies counterpart and fellow Trinidadian, Sunil Narine, was brilliant in his four overs of off-spin, taking one for 19.Sent in earlier, Qalanders were carried by an unbeaten 32 from Mohammad Rizwan and 31 from captain and opener Brendon McCullum, while Narine lashed two sixes in a six-ball 19, batting at number five.Kings moved into fourth spot in the standings on six points, but a defeat in the remaining preliminary game on Sunday could see them eliminated.In the other game, neither captain Darren Sammy (0) nor Marlon Samuels (7) had much of an impact, but Peshawar Zalmi still managed to beat Quetta Gladiators by two wickets, with four balls left in their final game, to go top of the table.last_img read more

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first_imgDrumkeen Youth ClubYouth Club this Fri 08th Mar from 7:30-9:30pm. Adult Leaders Sandra Kennedy, John Guthrie. Can all members call in to T Shirt Xpress on Neil T Blaney Road in Letterkenny to get fitted for a new hoody. We are having our Easter quiz on Fri 05th April in the hall @ 8pm. Our next big outing is on Sat 23rd Mar. (Cinema/Mc Donalds). All permission forms to be returned this Fri 08th. The parish clean-up takes place this Sat @ 10am. Everyone welcome. Parish Clean-UpIn preparation for the 40th anniversary of St. Patrick’s church the parish committee are having a spring clean-up around the church and hall area this Sat 09th March @ 10am. We would like to ask anyone who is available to come along and lend a hand, if even for a short while. All gloves, rubbish bags etc. will be supplied. This is a great opportunity to show your support for our very dedicated and hard working parish committee. Contact Johnny on 086 2107334 for any enquiries.Fund Raising Dance We would like to thank every one who came along last Fri night to support The Cancer Care West Fundraising dance which was held by the Russell family in the Millview Inn. It was such a great nite & raised an amazing €4,260. Thanks to everyone who sponsored spot prizes. Thanks also to Trevor Loughrey & Anne Mc Conigley & all others who took part in the music.St. Mary’s GAABingo continues in Hall at 8.30 Lotto results for 26-02-13 WW,GY,TY,LK 5 matched 2 counties Emer Gallagher, Paul Anthony Gallagher Convoy ,Margaret Mc Daid Drumkeen, A Mc Ginty Cloghan, Cathal Mc Elwaine Fanad .Next Weeks jackpot €2900.Registration is now due and must be paid by the 26thMarch by 6 pm to be in with a chance to get tickets for Donegal v Tyrone Game Adults €30 and Minors €3 Contact Julia Blake on 0862611290Sam will be at the St Mary’s Clubhouse on March 7th for anyone looking to take photographs come along from 6:30pm and Julia will also be available if anyone wishes to register.40th Anniversary of St. Patrick’s ChurchDrumkeen parish would like to invite everyone to celebrate the 40th anniversary of St. Patrick’s Church on Fri 15th March. The blessing of the new wall and gates will take place @ 6:15pm, and mass will be concelebrated by Fr. Herrity & Fr. Curran @7pm. Refreshments will be served in the hall after mass where a collection of old photographs will be on display. Contact Charlie on 087 7728608 for details. Charlie Daly & H-Block Martyrs Sinn Féin Cumann DrumkeenLotto Results 27th Feb 08, 10, 14, 20. No jackpot, 1 winner €100, Leah Duggan Milford. Next weeks jackpot €800.Go raibh maith agat.Tyrconnel Martyrs Flute Band. Practice as usual in the hall every Tuesday at 7.00pm. All new members welcome.Parish HallAnyone wishing to book the hall should contact Charlie Quinn on 91/34010 or 087 7728608Drumkeen NotesAnyone wishing to have material included for next week Please Email: drumkeennotes@gmail.com or text 086 4083625 (Deadline Sun @ 6pm)DD LOCAL – DRUMKEEN NOTES was last modified: March 3rd, 2013 by StephenShare 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:Drumkeen noteslast_img read more