Thoroughly enjoyed the experience of playing T20 exhibition match in India: Alyssa HealyAlyssa Healy was one of the five Australians involved in the first-ever IPL women’s match last year in which Trailblazers took on the Supernovas.advertisement Asian News International MelbourneMarch 6, 2019UPDATED: March 6, 2019 12:17 IST Alyssa Healy represented Trailblazers in the women’s IPL exhibition match last year (BCCI Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAlyssa Healy said she would love to travel to India for another IPL exhibition matchHealy was one of the five Australians involved in the first-ever IPL women’s match last year”It is probably the next step for the women’s game in the T20 format,” Healy saidAlyssa Healy, the wicket-keeper batter of Australia would love to travel to India if the Indian Premier League holds another women’s exhibition match this season.”It would be fantastic. I thoroughly enjoyed that experience, heading over there for a few days and playing in that exhibition game,” cricket.com.au quoted Healy as saying.”It is probably the next step for the women’s game in the T20 format, so if that gets up and running that is really exciting.””I am sure a lot of the girls would be willing to stick their hand up for it.”Healy was one of the five Australians involved in the first-ever IPL women’s match last year in which Trailblazers took on the Supernovas.Australia’s captain Meg Lanning also said that being a part of the match last year was a great deal of fun and she would love to take part in it again.”It was a lot of fun, I would certainly love to be involved in something like that. The next big step for women’s cricket is if an IPL could get up – it is certainly an exciting prospect,” cricket.com.au quoted Meg Lanning as saying.There are speculations doing the rounds that there could be a series of exhibition matches played between as many as three over the space of 7-10 days.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is however yet to reveal whether the experiment will be repeated this year.Also Read | Women’s IPL exhibition games likely during playoffs: BCCI officialAlso Read | Mithali Raj backs women’s IPL after World Cup performanceadvertisementFor 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 byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Alyssa Healy
zoom The Canso Canal in Nova Scotia, Canada, opened today for the 2014 shipping season at 7:30 a.m. Atlantic Time (12:30 p.m. CET).The canal closes annually in December due to ice buildup in the Northumberland Strait and reopens in April.In 2013, there were 1,501 ship passages through the canal carrying over 666,386 tonnes of cargo, an increase over last year.The canal, the only one operated by the Canadian Coast Guard, is an essential navigation component of the federal-provincial transportation agreement signed in 1953 which approved construction of the causeway and associated structures.Quick FactsThe Canso Canal opened in 1955 to allow vessels traffic through the Canso Causeway which links Cape Breton Island and mainland Nova Scotia.The canal is 250 metres long, 24.4 metres wide and 9.8 metres deep at low tide. It was designed to be compatible with the St. Lawrence Seaway and is comprised of lock approach structures and one tidal lock. gc.ca, April 14, 2014
The College became operational on 1 January as the latest member of the UN family of organizations following approval of its new statute by the UN General Assembly last July.The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Louise Fréchette, who chaired the inaugural meeting of the College’s new Board of Governors on 21 November, described the College as “a common UN system instrument for learning and an important tool for nurturing innovation and generating a common UN system management culture.””We now have an important opportunity to put the Staff College on a more secure footing so that it can realize its full potential,” Ms. Fréchette said.Under its new status, the College, which is headed by John Machin of the United Kingdom, will continue to be located in Turin on the campus of the International Training Centre of the ILO. The campus also houses the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI).