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Virat Kohli on record-shattering fourth hundred: It was unbelievable!

first_imgVirat Kohli, who became the first batsman to smash four hundreds in a single T20 tournament and the first man to breach the 4000-run mark in the Indian Premier League, said he could not believe what he had done in the middle last night against Kings XI Punjab. (Full IPL Coverage | Points Table)Battling a finger injury, Kohli smashed 113 and added 147 runs for the first wicket with Chris Gayle as RCB posted a daunting 211 for 3 off 15 overs in a must-win game against KXIP in Bangalore.(Record-breaking Kohli century helps RCB hammer Kings XI in rain-marred clash)Kohli is now also the first player to cross 800 runs in an IPL season. He currently has 865 runs to his credit.The third consecutive victory propelled the home team to the second position in the points table ahead of Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions who all have 14 points each with 7 wins. (Virat Kohli all time leading run-scorer after record fourth ton)Here’s what the RCB captain said after leading his team to second position in the points table.’UNBELIEVABLE'”To be honest, I did not think I would get a 100 in 15 overs. I was not believing all that was happening. I was not willing to look at the scoreboard. I thought I would put real pressure on the opposition to get to 200.”(Virat Kohli can turn out to be better than Sachin Tendulkar: Dominic Cork)’PRESSURE DOING WONDERS'”We are getting our processes right. Playing under pressure is doing wonders for us. Hopefully, we can continue on this. My aim is to get runs for the team.”advertisementBATTLING INJURY”When you get into the zone, you feel like you can hit every ball. Today, it was a little tricky as I felt a bit of gap in my hand. First few balls, I was flinching a bit. Once I got the flow going, I just tried to keep a base and kept going.”NEXT GOALChances of a berth in semis brightening up with a hat-trick of victories, RCB will play their last league tie against Delhi Daredevils on May 22 at Raipur in Chattisgarh to stay on the course.”There are another 21 hours to switch off. Train as hard as you can to play for three-and-half hours. We want to go out and express ourselves.”I mean from the situation we were in, we had to get four in four. We have got three in three wins. We have got into a situation, where they are not looking at the points table and not looking at other teams. They are enjoying it and a lot of credit has to go to the backroom staff, too,” Kohli said.last_img read more

Frankfurt Germany – Reported by Elite Traveler t

first_imgFrankfurt, Germany – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineLand Rover today revealed a modern-day Defender concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Land Rover DC100 previews a potential future direction for a new Land Rover Defender. The Defender is one of Land Rover’s oldest and most iconic models and has been used by UN aid workers, Red Cross medics,and police and military forces worldwide. The Defender is the bedrock on which the brand has been built and after more than 60 years of production, the model is getting a makeover.The new concept marks the move of the iconic Defender into the 21st century market. The concept car builds upon the original model’s character but demonstrates the versatility and the future of the Defender. The design team aims to keep the Defender’s simple and honest style while meeting the requirements of an all-new global market. The new concept has been designed by the Land Rover Advanced Design team whose mission was to create a vehicle that would resonate with the commercial customer as well as the retail customer. Their aim was to create a model that is relevant to the 21st century. With an all-new Defender planned for production in 2015, replacing this iconic model will surely be one of the biggest challenges in automotive history.Basics of the new Land Rover DC100 concept include • Based on a lightweight, mixed-alloy platform. • Cutting-edge, sustainable, hi-tech materials taken from aerospace industries. • The Terrain-i scanning device warns the driver of obstacles when off-roading and can suggest alternative routes. • Wade Aid uses sonar technology to assess water depth and advise the driver of optimum speed. • Intelligent, next-generation, Land Rover Terrain Response system automatically optimizes the car for any environment. • Driver-activated spiked tire system can be deployed at the touch of a button. • Permanent four-wheel drive with an eight-speed transmission, Intelligent Stop/Start and a transfer case. • 2.0 liter, four-cylinder petrol and diesel engine with hybrid and plug-in capabilities.www.landrover.comlast_img read more