A revealing portrait of Chris Lewis’s troubled life and career

A revealing portrait of Chris Lewis’s troubled life and career

Every England all-rounder of the past forty years has, at some point or other, been labelled as ‘the new Ian Botham.’ Chris Lewis, a Guyanese born seam bowler and middle-order batsman who played 32 Tests and 53 ODIs for England, was no different. But his story went down a very different path to that of Botham. In 2008, Lewis was stopped at Gatwick Airport with three cans of cocaine in his luggage. He was sentenced to thirteen years in prison. During his first night in confinement, fearful and desperate, Lewis…

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Going Back To College To Advance Your Career

Going Back To College To Advance Your Career

Hardly a day goes by where we don’t hear of a line of work that’s on the verge of being automated. As Peter Coy, economics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek recently wrote, “automation is on the rise in fields from radiology to volleyball coaching.” That’s the bad news for American workers. Credit: Shutterstock The good news is that the country’s employers are seeking to fill more than six million job openings, a record number. The challenge many workers face today is not a lack of job opportunity but, rather, the skills to advance…

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Interested in an IT career? Here are 5 things you must remember

Interested in an IT career? Here are 5 things you must remember

  Interested in computer science and want to take up a career in information technology (IT)? Here are five things you should keep in mind. 1. It is best to take up science with physics, chemistry and mathematics (PCM). Information Technology is a field where there is an increasing demand for professionals with a variety of computer specific qualifications for jobs which vary according to the skill requirement of IT companies. 2.There are several routes to a career in computers and IT. The three major IT-related courses in engineering are…

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Lasith Malinga approaches Zaheer Khan for help in prolonging career

Lasith Malinga approaches Zaheer Khan for help in prolonging career

Lasith Malinga, who will lead Sri Lanka cricket team in the fourth ODI against Indian cricket team in Colombo, and Zaheer Khan were teammates at Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.(Getty Images) Sri Lanka cricket team pace spearhead Lasith Malinga has laboured for wickets since his international comeback after a year-and-a-half, and former India cricket team pacer Zaheer Khan is among those he has turned to for inputs. The Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped players across nationalities bond, and two have played for Mumbai Indians. Malinga, who turned 34 on…

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MORATA MAKES RECORD-BREAKING START TO CHELSEA CAREER

MORATA MAKES RECORD-BREAKING START TO CHELSEA CAREER

The former Real Madrid and Juventus attacker has hit the ground running in London, making an immediate impact for Antonio Conte’s side Alvaro Morata has settled comfortably into his new surroundings at Stamford Bridge and the Spain international has already broken a record since joining Chelsea from Real Madrid. After scoring and providing an assist in the first league game of the season against Burnley, the 24-year-old repeated the feat in the Blues’ game against Everton on Sunday. In teeing up compatriot Cesc Fabregas and scoring himself against the Toffees, Morata…

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Jese loaned out by PSG, looks to relaunch career at Stoke City

Jese loaned out by PSG, looks to relaunch career at Stoke City

By: AP | Published:August 16, 2017 8:29 pm Jese will play out wide and is viewed as a replacement for Marko Arnautovic, who left Stoke City this off season to join West Ham United. (Source: AP) in England after leaving Paris Saint-Germain to become the latest Champions League winner at Stoke on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Jese joined Stoke on a season-long loan after failing to settle at PSG following his move from Real Madrid for a reported 25 million euros ($29 million) in August 2016. He spent the second half of last season…

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Kuldeep Yadav identified as major asset, career to be closely monitored by Indian team management

Kuldeep Yadav identified as major asset, career to be closely monitored by Indian team management

 The core group of Indian team management wants to have a proper plan in place for young Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, who is expected to play a big role for the national team across formats in the long run. With Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja plying their trade in English county circuit, young Kuldeep will lead the spin attack against Sri Lanka. However skipper Virat Kohli, chief coach Ravi Shastri and chairman of selectors MSK Prasad want to handle the UP youngster with a lot of care. Kuldeep is certainly in…

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How To Make A Successful Career Pivot Over The Age Of 40

How To Make A Successful Career Pivot Over The Age Of 40

Rebecca Bosl Career Strategist and Executive Resume Writer at www.dreamlifeteam.com. Stunning, top-tier resumes that land offers in as little as 4 weeks. Shutterstock Feeling the need to transition to a new career after age 40?  You’re not alone. While you can make a career change and leave one path to go on a completely different and divergent one, a career pivot is a bit less dramatic. In a career change, you’re often starting all over from scratch, whereas a career pivot is when you leave one path to join a parallel path. To successfully execute…

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India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara’s stop-start Test career turns 50, but there’s a long way to go

India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara’s stop-start Test career turns 50, but there’s a long way to go

Cheteshwar Pujara is on the verge of his 50th Test match for India. The landmark brings both a sense of sadness and relief. The boy wonder from Rajkot, the man who was the highest run-getter in 2006 U19 World Cup, the one who stormed the domestic scene with three triple hundreds in 2008, that guy should have played a few more Tests for India by now. But then we shouldn’t get too greedy. A pure Test cricket technician, almost a one of his kind batsman in this era lasting this…

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ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Crowning glory continues to elude a deserving career

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Crowning glory continues to elude a deserving career

It wasn’t quite Indian women’s cricket’s Balwinder Singh Sandhu moment, but it came close. Sandhu did it in the 1983 World Cup final, bowling a vicious delivery and knocking out Gordon Greenidge’s off-stump. Just three days ago, Jhulan Goswami bowled an away-goer to Meg Lanning in the Women’s World Cup semi final — arguably the ball of the tournament — that angled in and straightened after pitching, hitting the top of off. Lanning, the biggest star in women’s cricket — aptly nicknamed as the Megastar — went for a duck…

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