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Limited overs cricket

Limited overs cricket known as one-day cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket in which a match is completed in one day, which includes List A cricket and Twenty20 cricket. The name reflects the rule that in the match each team bowls a set maximum number of overs between 20 and 50, although shorter and longer forms of limited overs cricket have been played; the concept contrasts with first-class matches, which can take up to five days to complete. One-day cricket is popular with spectators as it can encourage aggressive, entertaining batting results in cliffhanger endings, ensures that a spectator can watch an entire match without committing to five days of continuous attendance; each team bats only once, each innings is limited to a set number of overs fifty in a One Day International and between forty and sixty in a List A. List A is a classification of the limited-overs form of cricket, technically as the domestic level. Despite its name, important one-day matches and domestic have two days set aside, the second day being a "reserve" day to allow more chance of the game being completed if a result is not possible on the first day.

As mentioned above, in all competitive one-day games, a restriction is placed on the number of overs that may be bowled by any one bowler. This is to prevent a side playing two top-class bowlers with good stamina who can bowl throughout their opponents' innings; the usual limitation is set. For example, the usual limit for twenty-over cricket is four overs per bowler, for forty-over cricket eight per bowler and for fifty-over cricket ten per bowler. There are exceptions: Pro Cricket in the United States restricted bowlers to five overs each, thus leaving a side requiring only four bowlers; the idea for a one-day, limited 50-over cricket tournament, was first played in the inaugural match of the All India Pooja Cricket Tournament in 1951 in the small town of Thrippunithura in Kerala. It is thought to be the brain child of KV Kelappan Thampuran, a former cricketer and the first Secretary of the Kerala Cricket Association; the one day limited over cricket game was adapted and played between English county teams for the first instance on 2 May 1962.

Leicestershire beat Derbyshire and Northamptonshire beat Nottinghamshire over 65 overs in the "Midlands Knock-Out Cup", which Northamptonshire went on to win a week later. The following year, the first full-scale one-day competition between first-class teams was played, the knock-out Gillette Cup, won by Sussex; the number of overs was reduced to 60 for the 1964 season. League one-day cricket began in England, when the John Player Sunday League was started in 1969 with forty over matches. Both these competitions have continued every season since inauguration, though the sponsorship has changed. There is now one 50 over competition, called the Royal London One-Day Cup; the first Limited Overs International or One-Day International match was played in Melbourne in 1971, the quadrennial cricket World Cup began in 1975. Many of the "packaging" innovations, such as coloured clothing, were as a result of World Series Cricket, a "rebel" series set up outside the cricketing establishment by Australian entrepreneur Kerry Packer.

For more details, see History of cricket. Twenty20, a curtailed form of one-day cricket with 20 overs per side, was first played in England in 2003, it has proven popular, several Twenty20 matches have been played between national teams. It makes several changes to the usual laws of cricket, including the addition of a "bowl-out" to decide the result of tied matches, subsequently dispensed in favour of a Super Over. 100-ball cricket, another form of one-day cricket with 100 deliveries per side, will launch in England in 2020. It hopes to attract a new audience, it makes further changes to the usual laws of cricket, including the addition of one 10-ball over, bowled by each side in addition to 15 traditional 6-ball overs. One Day International matches are played in brightly coloured clothing in a "day-night" format where the first innings of the day occurs in the afternoon and the second occurs under stadium lights. In old days, ODI was played for 60 overs per side. Now it is being played for 50 overs per side.

Every four years, the Cricket World Cup involves all the Test-playing nations and other national sides who qualify through the ICC World Cup Qualifier. It consists of round-robin stages, followed by semi-finals and a final; the International Cricket Council determines the venue far in advance. The ICC Champions Trophy involves all the Test-playing nations, is held between World Cups, it consists of a round-robin group stage, a final. Each Test-playing country hosts triangular tournaments, between the host nation and two touring sides. There is a round-robin group stage, the leading two teams play each other in a final, or sometimes a best-of-three final; when there is only one touring side, there is still a best-of-five or best-of-seven series of limited overs matches. The ICC World Cricket League is an ODI competition for national teams with Associate or Affiliate status. Domestic one-day competitions exist in every country where cricket is played. List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs form of the sport of cricket.

Much as domestic first-class cricket is the level below international Test match cricket, so List A cricket is the domestic level of one-day cricket below One Day Internatio

Green River City Council

The Green River City Council is the governing body of the city of Green River, Wyoming. The council has six members, representing three wards within the city, two members to a ward; the city council’s duties are legislative. It oversees financial decisions the city pursues. Council directs affairs of Green River by adopting resolutions. An ordinance or resolution may be introduced by a council member at a meeting, but ideas for them may originate from citizens or members of the City staff. Hank Castillon – Mayor Gene Smith – Ward I Tom McCullough- Ward I Adam Coppolo – Ward II Lisa Maes- Ward II Gary Killpack – Ward III Jim Boan- Ward III The city council of Green River has received criticism over the years from both local residents, business owners alike. Most of this criticism is seen at council meetings. Citizens are allowed to voice their concerns during these meetings, which are televised live on the city's local Government-access television cable TV station – channel 13. In December 2007, a instated smoking ban ordinance was overturned by a vote of 4–3.

Other towns in Wyoming had successfully instated a similar ordinance. The move to overturn the ordinance drew complaints from local residents at the meetings who stated the health benefits of a smoke-free town. Local businesses complained that the ban would decrease their customer base, said the original smoking ban had several problems, when compared to other towns' smoking bans, including those in nearby Rock Springs. Green River's council has faced several problems in the past with economic growth of the city; some of the city council members own businesses, have created conflicts of interest in regards to new businesses in the city. In mid-2001, the possibility of a new grocery store acquiring the former Jubilee store at the time was debated with much intensity. Several local residents praised the idea of a new grocery store, new businesses in general, but the idea was scrapped; the new grocery store was unable to obtain a liquor license, declined to build in the city. Some of the residents complained that though they were business owners themselves, there was such a concept a competition, the city were afraid of new growth

Stippled spoon-nose eel

The stippled spoon-nose eel is an eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by Johann Jakob Kaup in 1859, it is a marine, tropical eel, known from the western and eastern Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico, northern South America and Angola. It dwells at a depth range of 40 to 100 metres, inhabits shallow bays and lagoons, in which it forms burrows in mud and sand. Males can reach a maximum total length of 180 centimetres, but more reach a TL of 100 centimetres; the species epithet "punctifer", treated as a name in apposition, means "dotted" in Latin, refers to the eel's colouration. The eel has small dots, similar to leopard print; this eel is found in shallow waters of Acapulco and the surrounding area, although it can be found elsewhere

Professor Ojo

Professor Ojo is a DC Comics supervillain. His main enemies are Green Lantern and Richard Dragon. Ojo is the Spanish word for "eye". Professor Ojo first appeared in Richard Dragon, Kung Fu Fighter #16 and was created by Ric Estrada and Denny O'Neil; the son of an assistant in an early atomic energy facility, whose poor safety standards exposed workers to massive doses of hard radiation, Ojo was born without eyes. Brilliant but blind, Ojo created a device allowing him to see, became associated with the League of Assassins, a part of the criminal empire of Ra's al Ghul. Loathing atomic energy, Ojo stole an experimental atomic submarine, bringing him into conflict with G. O. O. D. Agents Richard Dragon and Benjamin Turner. Although the two martial artists helped recover the stolen submarine, Turner stayed behind while Dragon tried to return the submarine - one of Ojo's operatives had murdered the woman Turner loved, he would not leave without confronting him. However, Ojo captured and brainwashed Turner, turning him into the assassin known as the Bronze Tiger.

Ojo would sell Turner's services for some time, first to an underground fighting tournament to Barney Ling, to Sensei of the League of Assassins. Meanwhile, Professor Ojo placed a strange hovering eye over the home of Green Arrow. Assuming the eye was a threat and his Green Lantern friend Hal Jordan attempted to disable it, but to no effect. Green Arrow, along with a different Green Lantern, Guy Gardner, destroyed the eye; that was only one of Professor Ojo's spy eyes and another one would attack Hal Jordan and Green Arrow in Gotham City's Arkham Asylum, where the eye managed to free Alexander Tuttle, the Crumbler. The two villains attempted to destroy the atomic power plant built by the Crumbler's father. Professor Ojo planned to thus show the world the devastating effect of radiation. Though Ojo upgraded the Crumbler's power, both villains were defeated by Green Lantern and Green Arrow. Professor Ojo appears in the Young Justice episode "Infiltrator", voiced by Nolan North, he is a member of the League of Shadows and uses his technological knowledge to use nanobots known as the FOG to raid and destroy buildings like S.

T. A. R. Labs and WayneTech. Before he could attack WayneTech, he was defeated by Superboy. In "Terrors", Professor Ojo was seen as an inmate at Belle Reve. Two times he realized that Tommy Terror was Superboy in disguise, but both times was unsuccessfully able to tell the other inmates. Professor Ojo at DC Wikia

World map

A world map is a map of most or all of the surface of Earth. World maps form a distinctive category of maps due to the problem of projection. Maps by necessity distort the presentation of the earth's surface; these distortions reach extremes in a world map. The many ways of projecting the earth reflect diverse aesthetic goals for world maps. World maps are distinct for the global knowledge required to construct them. A meaningful map of the world could not be constructed before the European Renaissance because less than half of the earth's coastlines, let alone its interior regions, were known to any culture. New knowledge of the Earth's surface has been accumulating since and continues to this day. Maps of the world focus either on political features or on physical features. Political maps emphasize human settlement. Physical maps show geographic features such as soil type or land use. Geological maps show not only the surface, but characteristics of the underlying rock, fault lines, subsurface structures.

Choropleth maps use color hue and intensity to contrast differences between regions, such as demographic or economic statistics. A map is made using a map projection, any method of representing a globe on a plane. All projections distort distances and directions, each projection distributes those distortions differently; the most well known projection is the Mercator Projection designed as a nautical chart. A thematic map shows geographic information about a few focused subjects; these maps "can portray physical, political, economic, agricultural, or any other aspects of a city, region, nation, or continent". Early world maps cover depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period. Old maps provide much information about what was known in times past, as well as the philosophy and cultural basis of the map, which were much different from modern cartography. Maps are one means by which scientists distribute their ideas and pass them on to future generations.

Edson, Evelyn. The World Map, 1300–1492: The Persistence of Tradition and Transformation. JHU Press. ISBN 1421404303 Harvey, P. D. A.. The Hereford world map: medieval world maps and their context. British Library. ISBN 0712347607 Media related to Maps of the world at Wikimedia Commons

Saint Marie (manhwa)

Saint Marie is a manhwa series created by Yang Yuh-jin. It is about a fictional private school, Saint Marie, that becomes a battleground between good and evil. Dah-In Hyun, a normal everyday schoolgirl, discovers that she and the other students at Saint Marie have become pawns in a proverbial chess game; when her best friend dies trying to defend herself, Dah-In finds herself trapped in a battle where no one is who they seem, the line between black and white is blurred. Dah-In "Illumina" Hyun A normal, spunky teenager who just happens to be stuck in between a battle between sides. Dah-In's roommate, Na-Na, is a pawn in a battle between sides, unintentionally involves Dah-In. Undecided side. Na-Na Dah-In's best friend, she has the power to project pictures onto items. White pawn. Yoon-Ha Dah-in boyfriend -- for a while. Carefree and downright foxy, he enjoys toying with Dah-In's emotions. Unknown side. Seung-Hae "Elphege" Kim He's a freshman in "Matthew" Class. Pessimistic and of noble descent, he prefers classy clothes.

When it comes to people, he's cautious and cold-hearted. A perfectionist. Being stubborn and insensitive, some people call him "Whiney", his hobbies are screaming. A talent of his is playing the violin, his specialty is teleporting, being the fastest among the white chess pieces, his after school activity is the English club. White Knight. Suh-Rin "Fabian" Kim Freshman in middle school, "Matthew" Class. He's the younger brother of Seung-Hae, he's two years younger than most middle school students, being a child prodigy; this makes him more immature than most other students at Saint Marie. For some reason, he's in love with Shi-Young. Liking old-fashioned clothes, he always has a hat to complement his outfit, he dislikes glamorous girls. His hobby is assembling plastic models and his talent is fixing electronics, he has great fighting skills, his after school club is the Geology club. White chess piece. Critical reception for Saint Marie was positive, with Mania.com calling the book "confusing" and an "intriguing piece of work".

Anime News Network wrote. Saint Marie was published in the United States by ADV Manga but was put on hold due to budget cuts. ADV has since announced. Saint Marie at Anime News Network's encyclopedia ADV's entry on Saint Marie