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The Northern Territory news Fri 14 Apr 2017



The Northern Territory news Fri 14 Apr 2017

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FRIDAY APRIL 14 2017 SPORT 37 V2 - NTNE01Z01MA Rampant Warner dethrones Gayle Andrew has only been an offspinner for 18 months, but Im impressed with the confidence hes got in himself right now. NT Crickets senior manager pathways and cricket, Mark Sorell, said this was an exciting opportunity for pathway players to further stretch their skills and experience. These players have demonstrated excellent ability and a dedicated approach to their cricket, particularly during the recent School Sport Australia 15 Years and Under National Championships, he said. To have the chance to play against the best under-16 South Australian players is really exciting these boys are definitely the players to watch in the future. These players have demonstrated excellent ability and a dedicated approach to their cricket M A R K S O R E L L Territory talents in SACA League JOSH SPASARO WICKETKEEPER Daniel Mylius catches hundreds of cricket balls every week, and received a reward for his hard work with selection in the SACA Under-16 Junior Redbacks League. Mylius, who plays for Southern Districts, will be joined by club teammates Adi Dave and Andrew Richards. Cameron Hyde, from Palmerston, will join them in the tournament in Adelaide from April 18-21. Mylius will play for the Western Grit, Dave for the Southern Force, Richards for the Eastern Edge and Hyde for the Northern Mavericks. Mylius and Richards starred for the Northern Territory at the recent School Sport Australia 15 Years and Under National Championships in Queensland. Mylius was the competitions leading wicketkeeper with seven stumpings and two catches with the gloves in the NTs four games. And Richards was the tournaments leading wicket-taker with 11 scalps. Daniel works tirelessly on his game he will catch hundreds of balls every week and this was a little reward for his efforts, NT coach Cam Carroll said after the tournament. Sunrisers Hyderabad's David Warner thrashes a shot through the covers during the Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians in Mumbai Picture: AP PHOTOS Sprint pair open Aussies account with sizzling final showing DAVID Warner has usurped Chris Gayle as the highest scoring overseas batsman in Indian Premier League history. Warner went into Sunrisers Hyderabads match against the Mumbai Indians needing just one run to draw level with Gayle, and finished it 48 runs ahead of the Twenty20 great. The Sunrisers skipper has now scored 3512 runs at 39.02 across 103 IPL innings for the Delhi Daredevils and Hyderabad. Bangalore opener Gayle, who was benched for his sides last match, has scored 3464 at 42.76 across 93 IPL innings for the Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Warner now sits fifth among all batsman for IPL runs, behind Indians Gautam Gambhir (3729 at 31.07 across 133 innings), Rohit Sharma (3883 at 32.90 across 141 innings), Virat Kohli (4110 at 38.05 across 131 innings) and Suresh Raina (4171 at 33.91 across 145 innings). The Australian opener, who boasts the most 50-plus scores in IPL history (35), made 49 in Hyderabads fourwicket loss to the Mumbai Indians yesterday at Wankhede Stadium. It was Hyderabads first loss of the season. Warner and Indian opening partner Shikhar Dhawan got the Sunrisers off to a flying start after being sent in, putting on 81 for the first wicket. The Australian vice-captains 49 came off 34 balls before being caught by Parthiv Patel off the bowling of Harbhajan Singh while Dhawan finished with 48 from 43 balls. Warner now sits atop the IPLs run-scoring charts, having plundered 139 at 69.50. Having cruised to 0-81 in the first 11 overs, Sunrisers finished their 20 overs with the score at 8-158. THREE-TIME world champion Kaarle McCulloch and Rio Olympian Stephanie Morton have opened Australias medal account at the world track cycling championships in Hong Kong. The duo finished second in the womens team sprint in a time of 32.649 sec, one tenth of a second behind the Russian pairing of Anastasia Voinova and Daria Shmeleva. McCulloch and Morton, teaming up for the first time at any level, posted the secondfastest time in qualifying before returning to the track to post an Australian record of 32.570, eclipsing McCulloch and Anna Meares five-yearold mark (32.597). We had been training really well back home in Adelaide so I just knew tonight I had to do my job, we managed to lift every time, we executed the plan we wanted to, Morton said. It was all the little things we got right, our mindset going into each race, that is going to put us in really good stead heading into Tokyo. Germany held off China to take bronze. In the mens event, the team of Matthew Glaetzer, Nathan Hart and Jacob Schmid finished sixth overall. New Zealand beat the Netherlands to take gold. In the mens team pursuit Australia, the reigning champions, will face New Zealand for gold after the arch-rivals set a blistering pace in qualifying. The new-look quartet of Sam Welsford, Cameron Meyer, Kelland OBrien and Alex Porter qualified fastest with a scorching time of three minutes 50.577 seconds. Their British arch-rivals set the world record of 3:50.265 at the Rio Olympics. Download for * Excludes NSW residents. Conditions apply. Bets placed via UBET web or app only. Gamble Responsibly. REAL MONEY BACK If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd in either Group 1 Guineas, up to $50!* RANDWICK & AUSTRALIAN GUINEAS