Russian Navy commissions fourth Project 20380 corvette

first_img Authorities Russian Navy commissions Project 20380 corvette Sovershenny into Pacific Fleet Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian Navy commissions Project 20380 corvette Sovershenny into Pacific Fleet July 20, 2017 The Russian Navy has commissioned its fourth Project 20380 corvette, the Sovershenny, into the Pacific Fleet with a flag-raising ceremony in the Port of Vladivostok.The ship was commissioned after concluding builder’s and state trials in early July.Also referred to as Steregushchy-class corvettes, the ships are designed by the Almaz Central Marine Design bureau, and started entering service with the Russian Navy since 2007 when the first vessel in the class, the Steregushchy was commissioned.The newest vessel in the class started construction in June 2006 and was launched in May 2015.The ships displace 2,200 tons at full load and reach speeds of up to 27 knots. Steregushchy-class corvettes served as the basis for the design of Gremyashchy-class and Project 2038.6 corvettes. View post tag: Project 20380 View post tag: Sovershenny View post tag: Russian Navy Share this articlelast_img read more

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Cricket News Virat Kohli’s India achieve rare distinction in double declaration vs Australia in Boxing Day Test

first_imgNew Delhi: Virat Kohli’s Indian cricket team declared early on day 4 of the Boxing Day Test against Australia after they had reached 106/8, with Pat Cummins taking his career-best haul of 6/27. India set Australia a target of 399 but the Indian team achieved a rare distinction in Melbourne. In the first innings, they had reached 443/7 declared thanks to Cheteshwar Pujara’s 106 and fifties from Mayank Agarwal (76), Virat Kohli (82) and Rohit Sharma (63*). This was only the third time in their cricketing history that India had declared twice in the Test match in an overseas tour. Out of the three, this was the second time that they had achieved the feat in Australia.Before the Melbourne Test, India had declared twice overseas for the first time during the Sydney game in 2004. Sachin Tendulkar’s brilliant, unbeaten 241, combined with VVS Laxman’s 178 helped India reach 705/7 declared, which is their second-highest overseas score in a Test match. In the second innings, Rahul Dravid’s 91* and another aggressive 60* from Tendulkar helped India to 211/2 declared but the match ended in a draw as Australia held on to give Steve Waugh a bittersweet farewell.Read More |Yearender 2018: Virat Kohli’s list of dodgy decisions hurt IndiaThe second instance was in the 2007 Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Sachin Tendulkar (101) and Sourav Ganguly (100) helped India to 382/8 declared and they managed a lead of 144 runs after bowling Bangladesh out for 238. In the second innings, in the quest for quick runs, India lost wickets but they declared at 100/6 to set Bangladesh a target of 250 runs but the hosts held on for a draw.Read More | India vs Australia, live cricket score: Bumrah strikesOverall, there have been six instances of overseas teams declaring twice in a Test in Australia. West Indies were the first to achieve this feat when they scored 350/6 and 124/5 declared in Sydney to secure a 30-run win in 1931. England declared twice in a Test in 1986 at WACA, Perth while New Zealand also achieved a double declaration feat in 2001 also at the WACA. South Africa declared twice in 2006 in Sydney but they still lost the game.India would be hoping that they can secure a win in a double declaration for the first time in their history in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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