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Australia beat Windies in 3 days

Australia’s win was their second-largest victory over the West Indies in 114 Tests between the sides
First Test, Hobart, day three
Australia 583-4 dec: Voges 269*, S Marsh 182, Warner 64
West Indies 223 (Bravo 108, Lyon 3-43, Hazlewood 4-45) & 148 (Braithwaite 94, Pattinson 5-27)
Australia win by an innings and 212 runs
Full scorecard

James Pattinson took 5-27 as Australia beat the West Indies by an innings and 212 runs in the first Test in Hobart.

Australia wrapped up the victory in three days after dismissing the tourists for 148 in the second innings.

Playing his first Test for 18 months, the Pattinson ran through the fragile Windies top order to secure his fourth five-wicket haul in Test cricket.

Kraigg Brathwaite was the only visiting batsman to show any resistance at the Bellerive Oval with a patient 94.

Australia take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, and could return to the top of the ICC Test rankings if they complete a 3-0 series win with victories in Melbourne and Sydney.

Australia captain Steve Smith chose to enforce the follow-on after Josh Hazelwood and Peter Siddle took just five overs to take the West Indies’ remaining three first-innings wickets.

There was time for Darren Bravo, 94 not out overnight, to complete his seventh Test century as West Indies posted a first-innings total of 223 in response to Australia’s 583-4 declared.

Smith downplays fitness fears

Australia skipper Smith has “no doubt” he will be fit for the second Test in Melbourne starting on 26 December despite suffering discomfort in his knee and hip at Hobart.

Smith will sit out his Big Bash League side Sydney Sixers’ domestic fixtures against Sydney Thunder and Hobart Hurricanes after aggravating an injury in his right knee and straining his right hip.

Usman Khawaja could return to the squad after missing the last two Tests with a hamstring injury, but coach Darren Lehmann wants the Sydney Thunder batsman to prove his fitness in the Big Bash first.

“Usman’s first got to be fit – if he’s not fit he won’t play, there’s no doubt about that,” Lehmann said.

More woes for the West Indies

West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel will return home after suffering an ankle injury in the first Test defeat.

Gabriel could not bat in either innings after suffering a stress-related injury to his left ankle late on the opening day on Thursday.

Could there be a saviour for West Indies cricket?

The West Indies have lost seven of their nine Test matches this year, with a win and a draw against England the only positives for Caribbean cricket in 2015.

Brian Lara hints that he may join the West Indies coaching staff in the future

Amid the loom, Windies legend Brian Lara has suggested that could be tempted by a role on the West Indies coaching team.

Lara, 46, who has been playing festival cricket in Western Australia this week, told former Australia spinner Shane Warne on Twitter that he would be willing to help out coach Phil Simmons and his team.

Lara scored 11,953 Test runs in 131 Tests for the West Indies between 1990 and 2006.

Ferrari can beat Mercedes – Allison

Watch BBC F1’s season review, Lewis Hamilton: Generating History on BBC One at 13:00 GMT this Saturday

Ferrari have a “realistic” possibility of mounting a critical title challenge to Mercedes in 2016, according to technical director James Allison.

Sebastian Vettel finished third in this year’s championship, winning 3 races to champion Lewis Hamilton’s 10.

Allison mentioned: “If we do almost everything we intend, we have a realistic chance subsequent year will be a classic year for F1 – and for Ferrari I hope even stronger.

“But saying it is straightforward and doing it is a lot, lot tougher.”

Ferrari completed 1st and third at the Singapore Grand Prix- their ideal outcome of the season

Allison, 47, is the man charged with turning around Ferrari’s fortunes after a dip in kind in current years and a title drought dating back to 2007.

He has led a recovery this year following Ferrari had in 2014 its worst season in two decades, failing to win and taking only two podiums.

This year, Vettel, who replaced Fernando Alonso soon after the former Ferrari group leader moved to McLaren believing they would give him a greater possibility of winning a third world title, has scored 13 podiums, such as his victories in Malaysia, Hungary and Singapore.

Glowing praise for Vettel

Allison, who was speaking in an exclusive interview for the BBC F1 Review show, was glowing in his praise for Vettel, describing his year as “flawless”.

“It really is easiest to talk about it by searching at Bahrain, the weakest race of the year, where he created a single or two errors,” Allison mentioned.

“We never have as excellent a vehicle as the Mercedes, that is clear, and yet we’ve won 3 races. Sebastian has won all 3.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates winning the Hungarian Grand Prix- one of his three race victories

“And the reason that he has won those 3 and place it on the podium as much as he has is that we ask him to sort of work miracles to place his car in a competitive position, since the vehicle is not yet good adequate to be the winning car.

“And he delivers those miracles sort of lap following lap, race following race, weekend after weekend.

“Then, just sometimes, once or twice in a complete year in thousands of laps, you see evidence that there is not a machine there, there’s a human. And that shows the magnificence of the achievement in all the other races.”

Similarities to Schumacher

Allison said Vettel was “an easy guy to perform with” and related his “understanding of the worth of getting in a group” with that of seven-time champion Michael Schumacher, with whom Allison worked throughout Ferrari’s dominant era of 2000 to 2004.

Sebastian Vettel aiming for fifth title in 2016

“With drivers, the quantity a single issue you want is that they are rapidly and never make blunders,” Allison said. “And very often the kind of personality that is necessary to be quickly and not to make errors is not necessarily the most sympathetic character to get along with.

“Sebastian is a single of the unusual characters who is quite simple and effortless. Ego-less is wrong, but his ego is kept in check to be element of the group and group. It makes it a) a pleasure and b) it significantly increases the power of the group when the particular person who has to provide on Sunday desires to be component of the group.

“I have worked with two guys who really, truly comprehend the value of getting in a group and a single was Michael and the other is Sebastian.

“That is not to denigrate the others but it is a particular strength in Sebastian and it was a distinct strength in Michael.”

Mixed year for Raikkonen

Allison described the season of Vettel’s group-mate Kimi Raikkonen as “a bit of a curate’s egg”.

Allison described Raikkonen’s drive to second place in Bahrain early in the season as “fantastic”, adding: “There have been a number of other occasions exactly where he has created Sebastian sweat and produced him have to stretch himself to maintain his team-mate at bay.

‘Country boy’ Kimi Raikkonen on Ferrari & nappies

“And other races like Silverstone exactly where Sebastian was utterly candid that he could not reside with Kimi at a variety of sections of the track in the race, he was not as swift.

“But at other times in the year a handful of errors have crept in and he has had some genuine misfortune, where our reliability has dropped the ball for him.

“But what we have noticed by way of the season, and latterly especially, is Kimi actually producing Sebastian perform for his income.

“I am hunting forward to subsequent season due to the fact I know the relationship will keep sturdy in between them and to see the pair of them spurring each and every other on. Kimi is a really knowledgeable and strong driver and I am hunting forward to seeing what he can do subsequent year.”

BBC F1 Assessment, Saturday 12 December, 13:00 GMT, BBC 1

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Agen Sabung Ayam – Tv archive discovers couple who beat Kirk and Uhara to first interracial kiss

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You in Your Small Corner had been written about ahead of, but ‘nobody had genuinely put the connection together’ about the significance of its central relationship, says BFI inventive director Heather Stewart. Photograph: BFI

It is an honour typically awarded to Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek. Much more accurately it ought to go to the young doctors Giles Farmer and Louise Mahler on Emergency Ward 10. But now the British Film Institute has found an even earlier incidence of the televised interracial kiss.

A Granada Play of the Week, broadcast in June 1962 and called You in Your Tiny Corner contains the world’s earliest instance, the institute believes.

And it is not just a peck: the play features complete-on snogging as effectively as a post-coital scene.

“I was astounded … it was so explicit truly,” stated the BFI’s Television programmer, Marcus Prince, who found the historic kiss while researching an event. “I looked at the date and realised its significance.”

The kiss, between actors Lloyd Reckord and Elizabeth MacLennan, predates by six years the well-known kiss between Kirk and Uhura in the third series of Star Trek, the very first on US Television. It was also broadcast two years just before a kiss between physicians on the British prime time soap Emergency Ward ten.

The a single-off play, which went out reside, has been written about prior to, Prince said, but “nobody had genuinely put the connection collectively that this looks like the 1st surviving instance of a mixed race partnership on tv.”

The BFI’s inventive director, Heather Stewart, called the play “groundbreaking” and an essential “document of British social history.”

She added: “It demonstrates the part of progressive tv drama as a reflection of our society and underlines the crucial perform of the BFI National Archive as the guardian of our national memory. Fifty years on, diverse on-screen representation is nevertheless an urgent situation and we need to continue as an sector to effect much-needed change.

Prince said the play itself, written by Barry Reckord, brother of the lead actor, is fascinating in its personal right. First staged at the Royal Court theatre, to Granada TV’s credit it was commissioned for Television in a lot the way it was on stage.

“Not only is there snogging, there is an explicit post-coital scene exactly where they are getting out of bed and obtaining dressed,” he said.

The play tells the story of a young black intellectual heading to Cambridge who falls for a white working class girl. His mother complains that the girl is not good adequate for him and he later becomes ashamed that she cannot compete with his bright new pals at university.

“It subverted what the viewing public of the time was expecting,” stated Prince.

There have been a handful of abusive letters to MacLennan and the BFI plans to study whether there was a rise in complaints to the Independent Broadcasting Authority.

But on the entire there had been not a lot of waves. The Coventry Evening Telegraph praised it as “intelligent, original and thought-provoking” and the Day-to-day Telegraph mentioned “barriers of class and intellect.”

That is a stark contrast to the fuss over Emergency Ward ten: a more intense encounter was initially planned prior to ATV executives got cold feet and allowed only a linger-totally free meeting of lips between actors Joan Hooley and John White.

Quickly right after the Jamaican-born Hooley was dropped from the show, her character sent to Africa exactly where she died from a snake bite.

Clips from the play will be shown subsequent week at a BFI occasion, Race and Romance on Television, featuring a panel which includes Adrian Lester, Art Malik and director Gurinder Chadha. The panel will discuss how Television has represented black and minority ethnic relationships over the years and pose queries such as: Where is the black-led romantic primetime series?

The full programme can also be noticed for free at a single of the BFI’s Mediatheques which can be located in nine venues across the UK.

The main cast and creatives of the play have died but Prince hopes there may possibly be somebody who worked on the programme who will get in touch.