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�* had expensed before. who copes they had expensed before. who copes better? stuart — they had expensed before. who copes better? stuart bingham _ they had expensed before. who copes better? stuart bingham is _ they had expensed before. who copes better? stuart bingham is the - they had expensed before. who copes better? stuart bingham is the one - better? stuart bingham is the one who asked to _ better? stuart bingham is the one who asked to change _ better? stuart bingham is the one who asked to change the - better? stuart bingham is the one who asked to change the ball - better? stuart bingham is the one who asked to change the ball and | better? stuart bingham is the one i who asked to change the ball and he came _ who asked to change the ball and he came out— who asked to change the ball and he came out playing better. got the 30 brakes, _ came out playing better. got the 30 brakes, went into a 4—3 lead, so it certainly— brakes, went into a 4—3 lead, so it certainly suited him, but mark selby does what _ certainly suited him, but mark selby does what mark selby does and wins important _ does what mark selby does and wins important frames and it is level at four each — important frames and it is level at four each. we important frames and it is level at four each. ~ _, ,., . ~ important frames and it is level at four each. ~ . ~ ., important frames and it is level at four each. ~ ., ., four each. we will come back to that one on a double _ four each. we will come back to that one on a double session _ four each. we will come back to that one on a double session on - four each. we will come back to that one on a double session on friday i one on a double session on friday morning and evening. this evening is the second semifinal which starts with kyren wilson, the only man of the group he was yet to win a triple crown title, it surely has to come soon. up against shaun murphy who like bingham has not been back in this final or semifinal for six years. this final or semifinal for six ears. , ., ., y this final or semifinal for six ears. , ., , ~ ., , ., years. yes, and nobody knows what will happen — years. yes, and nobody knows what will happen when _ years. yes, and nobody knows what will happen when the _ years. yes, and nobody knows what will happen when the two _ years. yes, and nobody knows what will happen when the two clash. - years. yes, and nobody knows what. will happen when the two clash. they will happen when the two clash. they will be watching and word will have got to them that the table is playing strangely, they will be a bit worried about that. a bit frightened, how bad is it? hopefully it can be rectified, but when you do
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not know what the problem is, whether it is a cloth related problem or ball related or whatever it might be, it is hard to track down... you need sherlock holmes on the case. , ., down... you need sherlock holmes on the case. , . a, , , the case. interesting at the masters tournament — the case. interesting at the masters tournament they _ the case. interesting at the masters tournament they are _ the case. interesting at the masters tournament they are allowed - the case. interesting at the masters tournament they are allowed ten . the case. interesting at the masters tournament they are allowed ten in | tournament they are allowed ten in its warm up, but it is not the case at the crucible. it its warm up, but it is not the case at the crucible.— at the crucible. it is funny, that. it probably _ at the crucible. it is funny, that. it probably should _ at the crucible. it is funny, that. it probably should be. _ at the crucible. it is funny, that. it probably should be. after - at the crucible. it is funny, that. it probably should be. after this| it probably should be. after this afternoon, they should poppy make an exception. _ afternoon, they should poppy make an exception, because it is definitely strange — exception, because it is definitely strange. some funky things happening out there _ strange. some funky things happening out there. ., , �* strange. some funky things happening out there. . , ~ i. out there. certainly. and you can watch that _ out there. certainly. and you can watch that at _ out there. certainly. and you can watch that at 7pm _ out there. certainly. and you can watch that at 7pm on _ out there. certainly. and you can watch that at 7pm on busy - out there. certainly. and you can watch that at 7pm on busy to. . out there. certainly. and you can watch that at 7pm on busy to. -- l out there. certainly. and you can - watch that at 7pm on busy to. -- bbc watch that at 7pm on busy to. —— bbc two. still to come on sportsday: it's the moment all young american footballers dream of. we're just hours away from the start of the 2021 nfl draft. it isa it is a life changing experience, you are waiting to see when it happens or whether it is going to happen, there is really nothing quite like it. as many members of the muslim community observe ramadan, the passion for cricket
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still burns strongly. and as result, this week, a unique cricket league has begun in birmingham, where the hours of play are from 10pm until midnight. and, for the first time, the city's famous edgbaston ground is opening late to accommodate these young players, while also keeping to covid rules. our sports correspondent joe wilson has more. 10pm joe wilson has more. at edgbaston, the cricket is just 10pm at edgbaston, the cricket is just beginning. indoors, in there. four birmingham team is immersed in a new league organised by warwickshire and the chance to shine. players are between 15 and 18 and observing ramadan. the day like iforfasting and observing ramadan. the day like i for fasting and reflection, and observing ramadan. the day like iforfasting and reflection, but there is still time for cricket. —— daylight hours. during the day we highly have any energy, so it is good pet night. we highly have any energy, so it is good pet night-— highly have any energy, so it is good pet night. we want to spread the word that _ good pet night. we want to spread the word that everyone _ good pet night. we want to spread the word that everyone can - good pet night. we want to spread l the word that everyone can expense this and _ the word that everyone can expense this and register proud to be part of this _ this and register proud to be part
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of this -- — this and register proud to be part of this. —— can experience this. it of this. —— can experience this. keeps is of this. —— can experience this. it keeps is active in all departments and obviously— keeps is active in all departments and obviously as _ keeps is active in all departments and obviously as fun _ keeps is active in all departments and obviously as fun as _ keeps is active in all departments and obviously as fun as well. - and obviously as fun as well. religious _ and obviously as fun as well. religious observance - and obviously as fun as well. religious observance is - and obviously as fun as well. - religious observance is especially important in the month of ramadan and we were invited to film prize in the indoor school earlier in the evening. cricket and faith living alongside each other. —— to film prayers. these days, there is an official english cricket plan to engage communities by shaping the opportunities to play cricket and this is an example. the opportunities to play cricket and this is an example.— opportunities to play cricket and this is an example. the first thing is identifying _ this is an example. the first thing is identifying that _ this is an example. the first thing is identifying that these _ this is an example. the first thing is identifying that these guys - this is an example. the first thing is identifying that these guys are | is identifying that these guys are passionate about the game and we should be embracing that passion and try and do things for them, sol think the penny drops a little and everyone has got to the point that yes, there is the cider cricket, but there is the community cider cricket as well which is just as important.
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—— this side of cricket. as well which isjust as important. -- this side of cricket.— -- this side of cricket. they have safety measures _ -- this side of cricket. they have safety measures like _ -- this side of cricket. they have safety measures like sanitising i -- this side of cricket. they have i safety measures like sanitising the ball. when it is time to leave, the cricket ground is a safe environment for the youngsters to be collected. it is only midnight, when darkness finally stops play. the general manager of operations for the indian cricket board — the bcci — says the indian premier league has had assurances from the government that they would like the tournament to continue. covid—19 cases continue to soar in the country, as it deals with a second wave of the pandemic. but dhiraj malhotra told the bbc�*s stumped podcast that the ipl will continue. we are monitoring the situation very closely. we have assurances from the government that they would like to continue. we have both areas, the
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positive that at least they come home, the matches have played, there is some normalcy, there is some kind of live sport and entertainment, which kind of takes away from reality and the gloom that is prevailing in india right now. that is one school of thought. the other is one school of thought. the other is that it is pandemic time, should we do it or not? it is a catch 22. for now the action continues and england vice captainjos buttler hit 41 for the rajasthan royals. but it wasn't enough to stop a seven—wicket defeat to the mumbai indians. buttler made his total offjust 32 balls, but an unbeaten 70 from the south african quinten de kock helped mumbai pass their total with nine balls to spare. now for a quick look at some
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of the day's other stories and johanna konta has made a good start to her clay court season, beating yulia putintseva in the first round of the madrid open. world number one ashleigh barty is also through. she only dropped 3 games in beating shelby rogers. barty is preparing to defend her french open title next month. england and saracens number eight poppy cleall has been voted this year's women's six nations player of the championship. the award was voted for by the public for the first time. the red roses beat france in the final last weekend to lift the trophy for the third year in a row. geraint thomas has slipped to third overall at the tour de romandie in switzerland. he finished in the main group behind stage two winner sonny colbrelli of italy. the briton remains nine seconds adrift of his ineos grenadiers team—mate and race leader rohan dennis. for american football fans it's one of the biggest days of the year
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and for any young player, just being part of it is a dream come true. the 2021 nfl draft gets under way in just a few hours' time. fans will be in attendance in cleveland after last year's virtual event and lydia campbell's been looking ahead to it, with a couple of guys who know a thing or two draft day. it is time for one of the most exciting periods in the nfl calendar. hundreds of players will be waiting for the phone to ring, hoping to be selected after seven rounds of draft x will top the thing about the annabelle system is the team that plays the west will get the best players from the college system, so then you have the hope, the best pair that is coming in this year, it is like a complete reset. you feel like you have a chance now because you have the ability to draft the very top players. picking first is the jacksonville _ draft the very top players. picking first is the jacksonville jaguars. i first is the jacksonville jaguars. they finished last season with one
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win and 15 losses. they are expected to select quarterback trevor lawrence. to select quarterback trevor lawrence-— to select quarterback trevor lawrence. , ,., , ., , to select quarterback trevor lawrence. , , ., , , lawrence. everybody in nfl has been sa inc lawrence. everybody in nfl has been sa in: this lawrence. everybody in nfl has been saying this guy. _ lawrence. everybody in nfl has been saying this guy. this _ lawrence. everybody in nfl has been saying this guy, this quarterback, - saying this guy, this quarterback, is one _ saying this guy, this quarterback, is one of— saying this guy, this quarterback, is one of the best quarterbacks in the past — is one of the best quarterbacks in the past decade. this is why the draft _ the past decade. this is why the draft is — the past decade. this is why the draft is so — the past decade. this is why the draft is so important. you get a player— draft is so important. you get a player of— draft is so important. you get a player of this magnitude, he can change — player of this magnitude, he can change your franchise for the foreseeable future.— change your franchise for the foreseeable future. ., , ., , ., foreseeable future. how can you plan it for an nfl — foreseeable future. how can you plan it for an nfl draft? _ foreseeable future. how can you plan it for an nfl draft? he _ foreseeable future. how can you plan it for an nfl draft? he have - foreseeable future. how can you plan it for an nfl draft? he have to - foreseeable future. how can you plan it for an nfl draft? he have to be - it for an nfl draft? he have to be aware of what _ it for an nfl draft? he have to be aware of what your _ it for an nfl draft? he have to be aware of what your needs - it for an nfl draft? he have to be aware of what your needs are. . aware of what your needs are. usually— aware of what your needs are. usually have a good graft of what you want — usually have a good graft of what you want to do, but things are changing — you want to do, but things are changing and you have to change at -- check— changing and you have to change at -- check at — changing and you have to change at —— check at the last minute that it is the _ —— check at the last minute that it is the movie — —— check at the last minute that it is the movie want to make. everyone is the movie want to make. everyone is involved _ is the movie want to make. everyone is involved and it is intense and exciting — is involved and it is intense and excitina . is involved and it is intense and excitina. , . , ., , exciting. the prospects, a tense wait is in store. _
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exciting. the prospects, a tense wait is in store. when _ exciting. the prospects, a tense wait is in store. when that - exciting. the prospects, a tense wait is in store. when that call. wait is in store. when that call comes, wait is in store. when that call comes. you — wait is in store. when that call comes, you realise _ wait is in store. when that call comes, you realise your- wait is in store. when that call comes, you realise your life i wait is in store. when that call. comes, you realise your life will never be the same, so it is a life changing experience. you are sitting there waiting to see when that happens when it is going to happen. there is nothing quite like it. the ultimate goal— there is nothing quite like it. the ultimate goal of every player is the super bowl and for the rookies of this season, they will see the draft as the next step in thatjourney towards glory. it all gets under at one tomorrow morning. eve muirhead, skip of the scotland and great britain curling teams, has her sights set on a fourth winter olympics. and to qualify automatically, she and her team need to finish in the top six at the world championships, which start tomorrow in canada, and it's a welcome return to competition, as thomas duncan reports. back on the ice after 12 months without a competitive match. a year ago, the covid—19 pandemic denied eve muirhead's team another shot at the world title just days before the
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tournament was meant to start. the time in and out of lockdown since has caused plenty of challenges. you have so much — has caused plenty of challenges. gm. have so much time on your own, to think, and it is exactly the same in this bubble. you are on your own so often that your head is just constantly going at 100 miles an hour and you have so much time to think and have the time what you are thinking is not positive, you are always thinking the negative. so that has been a tough side of it. the scotland team arrived in calgary last week and have spent most of their time in quarantine as part of their time in quarantine as part of the world championship bubble. the men's team managed a silver medal earlier this month with a top six place earning a spot for next year's winter olympics. eve muirhead is aiming to emulate that. first thing is we want to _ aiming to emulate that. first thing is we want to finish _ aiming to emulate that. first thing is we want to finish that _ aiming to emulate that. first thing is we want to finish that top - aiming to emulate that. first thing is we want to finish that top six - is we want to finish that top six and that to secure your spot, but i know for a fact we are capable of getting on that podium, so do think we are 100% capable of being there. if we came away knowing that we had
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a medal around our neck for all our hard work, i would be delighted, whether it is gold or bronze. ease whether it is gold or bronze. eve muirhead's _ whether it is gold or bronze. eve muirhead's bed face second title begins on friday, first up is a match against the usa. —— bid for a second title. finally, it's the fight the whole world wants to see. and as confirmation of anthonyjoshua against tyson fury appears to be getting closer, the gypsy king has already made his prediction. he's promised to retire from the fight ifjoshua fails to knock him out before the fourth round. i have just been thinking, i havejust been thinking, another message for ajay. if you go past three rounds with me i will equate in the corner, because that is how confident i'm taking you out for the first two or three rounds, out. before you go, itjust time to remind you that manchester united and arsenal are both in action tonight in the semifinals of the europa league and you can listen to full match commentary on radio five
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live fair manchester united and updates from the arsenal match. that's all from sportsday. we'll see you again soon. bye. a pretty chilly day today, especially when you factor in the brisk north easterly wind especially because north and eastern areas, some heavy showers and they will tend to fade away through the first part of the night and it will turn cold under clear skies with a patch frost developing. that is because we will have this pool of arctic air sitting right across the country. eight future was likely to continue overnight because parts of scotland. —— ate few showers. the most they will fade and it was high drive. values showing temperatures in towns and cities. a bit of mist and fog to begin tomorrow, a chilly start, but lots of sunshine, much like we had throughout thursday morning and then as the temperatures rise, class will
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develop once again and showers could be heavy, maybe some or thunder. a chilly day again, single figure values on north coast, may be highs of travel 13 across the south. —— 12 or 13. and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc�*s
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hello, i'm ros atkins, this is outside source. russian opposition leader alexi navalny gives a defiant message in court against president putin. days after ending his hunger strike, navalny said vladimir putin's crown was slipping and accused him of turning russians into slaves. turkey imposes its first national lockdown. a country that was spared the worst of the first wave, turkey now has the highest rate of coronavirus infections in europe. in the uk, borisjohnson says suggestions he broke the rules over improvements to his downing street residence are a "firago of nonsense". the opposition disagrees. i think this is getting a bit farcical~ _ i think this is getting a bit farcical. all he's got to do is answer— farcical. all he's got to do is answer a _ farcical. all he's got to do is answer a very farcical. all he's got to do is answera very simple
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farcical. all he's got to do is answer a very simple question, which is who— answer a very simple question, which is who paid. — answer a very simple question, which is who paid, initially,

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