Top 5 Fixtures To Watch In UEFA Champions League Matches

In the first time of Champions League history, all the 16 participating teams belong to top-five leagues of Europe. It is a knock out round with no minnows taking part in the tournament.

This season, every match of the 16 will have double-doze of excitement but some fixtures stand above the rest and enthusiasts won’t want to miss those games. Here’re the top-five must watch fixtures of 2019-20 Champions League.

Atlético Madrid vs. Liverpool

Liverpool would start the knockout round from where it was last season and it could bring light in the eyes of its supporters. The squad is also suffering from poor performance in English Premier League but still better than last year. On the other hand, Atletico is in the midst of a rebuild. Its manager Diego Simeone is capable of making any tie tough on an opponent.

Borussia Dortmund vs. Paris Saint-Germain

After winning six-consecutive Ligue 1 titles and getting seven-point lead in the table this season, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) is excited about the knockout round. Also, they have the advantage of having a manager that was earlier with Dortmund.But Borussia Dortmund shouldn’t be underestimated especially after its survival in the Group of Death over Inter … Read the rest


India vs West Indies: India Loses 1st ODI By 8 Wickets And 13 Balls Remaining

West Indies took a lead of 1-0 in the three-match ODI series with India. It beat India by 8-wickets and 13 balls to spare in the first One-Day International on Sunday.

West Indies won the toss and choose batting

Hetmyer with Shai Hope put an intimidating 218-run partnership for the record ODI stand by West Indies for any match against India. He hit 7-sixes and 11-fours and smashed 139-runs in 106 balls. Hope scored 102 and remained not out. West Indies reached 291/2 in 47.5 overs.

In fielding, West Indies conceded only 24 extras but managed to stop India at 287/8 in 50 overs.Sheldon Cottrell two wickets –LokeshRahul (6) and Virat Kohli (4) – by giving 46 runs.

India batting and fielding

Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer were the most successful batsmen from the Indian side. They both make half centuries and added 114-runs for India. Pant made 71-runs off 69 balls. It was his first ODI half-century. Iyer scored 70 off 88 balls and made his firth ODI half-century.

India was reduced to 25-2 after losing Rahul and Kohli. Rohit Sharma tried taking a stand but was out on 36. After Sharma’s ouster, Pant and Iyer batted well and … Read the rest


La Liga 2019: Real Madrid vs Valencia: Team Info, Match Timing, Where To Watch

The upcoming La Liga fixture on Monday 16th December is going to be very interesting because of involvement of Real Madrid and Valencia. Buoyed with the recent winnings, the Real Madrid looks more confidant but Valencia is also preparing to give a tough fight.

Real Madrid

The squad is on a winning spree with eight wins in the last 10 matches in all competitions. If they can, the La Liga would be their fifth consecutive win across competitions. The Real coach Zinedine Zidane also doesn’t want to take chances with his winning squad and for this reason, he isn’t certain whether or not to rest midfield general Casemiro.

Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Nacho; Kroos, Modric, Valverde; Bale, Benzema, Rodrygo will feature in the Sunday fixture.


Their victory over Ajax Amsterdam was the only one out of the last 16 matches of the Champions League managed them secure a birth and now they are aiming high by repeating their success in their home game. But Valencia has a disadvantage that is most of its players are injured.

Jasper Cillessen has picked a calf injury last weekend. Cristiano Piccini, Goncalo Guedes, Denis Cheryshev, Geoffrey Kondogbia and Maxi Gomez won’t feature against Read the rest


Michael Vaughan Tweets That Indian Team Can Only Challenge Aussies On Their Soil

Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that it is only India that can compete with Australian team on its home ground situation. His opinion came after the Aussies secured a 1-0 lead against New Zealand in the three-match Test series at home.

Aussies vs Kiwis Test match

Australia took lead of 417 runs on Day 3 of the first Test at Perth Stadium in Saturday. Aussies have already thrashed Pakistan by 2-0 in the recently concluded two Test series at home. They are in a dominant position in the first Test against Kiwis and the Aussies seem to be determined to win the second Test.

The Englishman started a series of tweets on India vs Australia

Michael Vaughan said that Indian team had the tools to compete Down Under against Tim Paine’s side. But for New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum lost no time in responding to his tweet. McCullum said that return of Trent Boult would bring the Kiwis back to the game. But McCullum admitted that the Kiwis were losing the first Test.

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Miss World 2019 Crown Goes To Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh was crowned Miss World at the ExCel London in London, United Kingdom, on Saturday 14th December. This is the fourth time that Jamaica won the title of Miss World since 1959. It won Miss World titles in 1963, 1976 and 1993.

Miss World 2018, Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico, crowned Toni-Ann Singh the Miss World 2019 title. The two runners-up for the title were Miss France and Miss India.

Toni-Ann Singh biography

Born in Morant, St. Thomas, Jamaica, Singh is graduated in psychology and women studies from the Florida State University. She remained on a year’s leave from school before attending medical school prior to the winning the pageant.

During the pageant, she received an ovation from the audience for singing Whitney Houston’s hit “I Have Nothing”. She also answered questions from British journalist Piers Morgan.

Toni-Ann Singh’s first tweet as Miss World

Believe in yourself tweeted Singh. She called the girls to know they are worthy and capable of achieving their dreams. She further said that the crown wasn’t her but theirs. She also said that she represented something special, a generation of women that were pushing to change the world.

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International Tea Day: Herbal Tea For Gastronomical Problems

Bloating is a gastric problem caused due to acidity that could be due to the high and fast life of metro cities. But the good thing is that herbal tea can give quick relief from many gastric problems.

Herbal teas for gastronomical diseases

Mint tea

Cool and refreshing mint is good for stomach due to its antispasmodic property that gives fast relief from muscle cramps and spasm. Mint leaf is great for relieving stomach pain. Drinking a cup of mint tea would relieve you from painful bloating in a short time and would remain effective for a long time.

Ginger tea

Ginger is considered the best herb for treading gastronomical problems. Its supplements are used for treating bloating and loose motions. It contains a type of bioactive compound calledgingerol that controls bloating to a great extent.

Turmeric tea

Turmeric is known as a medicinal herb due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. A natural antiseptic, turmeric is used for treating many multiple diseases including gastronomical problems. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and black pepper to prevent bloating. Also, it would help in improving digestion.

Anise tea

Anise is known a gastro doctor and for … Read the rest