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    Chittagong Manuel Neuer Germany Jersey , March 18 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh clinched an eight- wicket victory against Nepal in their second match in the qualifying rounds of the ICC World T20 cup 2014 in Chittagong Tuesday.

    Batting first, Nepal scored 126 runs in 20 overs losing five wickets.

    A 50-run opening partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Anamul Haque helped the hosts to chase down the target of 127 runs in 15. 3 overs losing merely two wickets.

    Anamul Haque made highest 42 runs off just 33 balls for Bangladesh. Tamim scored 30 runs off 22 balls for the hosts.

    All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan who contributed 37 runs off just 18 balls hastened victory for his team with four sixes.

    B Regmi bagged the only wicket for Nepal. Anamul was run out as the last Bangladeshi Batsman.

    Al-Amin Hossain, who was adjudged man of the match, picked up two wickets while Mashrafe Mortaza and Farhad Reza claimed one wicket each to keep things difficult for Nepal batsmen with pace and spin for restricting to a modest total.

    P Khadka scored highest 41 runs for Nepal while S Vesawkar made runs for his team.

    Bangladesh won the toss and decided to field first in their second match of World T20 against Nepal which defeated Hong Kong by 80 runs in their first match of the tournament.

    Bangladesh defeated Afghanistan by nine wickets in their first match.

    There are 16 teams to participate for Men's title and 10 for Women's title, which will be played alongside.

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    The rest of the eight teams have been divided into two Groups which are Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Nepal in Group-A while Ireland, Zimbabwe, Netherlands and United Arab Emirates in Group-B.

    Top two teams of Group-A and B will qualify for main part of the cricket's biggest extravaganza.

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    MADRID, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Real Madrid striker, Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that although his side have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League they still have to improve if they are to have a chance of lifting the trophy for an historic 11th time.

    Ronaldo opened the scoring midway through the second half as Real Madrid made hard work of dispatching Roma 2-0 on Tuesday night after a 2-0 win in Italy in the first leg.

    Indeed had the Roma striker, Mohamed Salah in particular, had their shooting boots on it could have been a much more difficult night for Real Madrid than the 4-0 aggregate score may suggest.

    In declarations published by UEFA on Wednesday, Ronaldo admitted that there was still plenty to work on.

    "We are still lacking a few things... we are lacking continuity Julian Weigl Germany Jersey , a bit of luck and ambition, but I think we are moving in the right direction," he commented.

    Although six of the eight quarter-final places are still to be decided and Real Madrid could still face sides such as FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid or Bayern Munich in the last eight, Ronaldo said he didn't worry about their next rival.

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    Ronaldo had praise for goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who kept the Roma at bay with a series of fine saves.

    "He has been a key player for us. I think he's been one of the best players in the team and I am very happy for him," he said.

    NAKURU, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Kenya draws a world attention for being a famed destination for nature and wildlife tourism leaving visitors with souvenir memory and anticipation for next visit.

    The drive to entice tourists never leaves a chance for the parks and conservancies management to put their foot forward and give the best while hosting both the local and foreign visitors.

    At Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Mara region in the South Rift, where visitors are allowed for nature and night walks Joshua Kimmich Germany Jersey , considerable surveillance and monitoring of the wildlife is done.

    Simon Nkoitoi, the senior warden, said they always ensure they are aware of the location of the carnivorous animals such as the cheetahs and leopards.

    "We always use our vehicles to take the visitors around the park. We do not allow any other vehicle into the conservancy unless they belong to the company," said Nkoitoi in a phone interview.