Sport Gun's 'purple patch' reaps another ton on eve of Ashes
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has made another giant statement in his quest to end his Test exile in the first match of , peeling off his second century in as many games.
After resuming his innings on 63 at the start of day two, Khawaja climbed to 119 from 184 balls to help establish a dominant position forin their clash with in Townsville.
Included in the 44-Test batter's knock were 11 fours and four sixes, as the Bulls recorded 6-487 declared.
The hefty total was also helped by Test first drop's 136 from 208, as well as impressive innings from former Test batters (120 not out from 167) and (79 from 188).
What Went Wrong? Gun Prop Experts on Alec Baldwin Disaster
The production of the upcoming western movie Rust came to a tragic halt on Thursday afternoon in New Mexico, after actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm that resulted in the death of the film’s cinematographer. Halyna Hutchins, 42, was reportedly struck in the stomach and was airlifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, where she died, according to Deadline. Director Joel Souza, 48, was said to have been wounded in the shoulder, but was released from the hospital on Friday morning. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Baldwin fired the prop gun. He was seen bent over weeping shortly after talking to investigators.
In other Sheffield Shield news, Test all-rounderregistered 61 from 94 on day two of 's game against .
Former Test batterhas already compiled one ton and two half-century during the 2021-22 domestic season, but the 38-year-old was removed for just 11 runs on day two of Western Australia's fixture.
And incumbent Test openerhas reached stumps on day two of 's game against on 41 from 103.
Khawaja's century followed his knock of 174 off 294 against South Australia at Adelaide Oval last week.
Rust director Joel Souza 'gutted' by Halyna Hutchins' death: 'She pushed me to be better'
Rust director Joel Souza says he is "gutted" by the loss of his colleague Halyna Hutchins, who was killed when a prop gun was fired on the film's set by Alec Baldwin. Souza, 48, was injured in Thursday's shooting and has been released from hospital, and has spoken for the first time about the incident in a statement shared with Deadline. "I am gutted by the loss of my friend and colleague, Halyna. She was kind, vibrant, incredibly talented, fought for every inch, and always pushed me to be better," Souza said.
The left-hander hasn't played a Test since the third match of Australia's 2019 Ashes tour of England, in which he was dismissed for eight and 23.
But his strong form in the Sheffield Shield and the uncertainty surroundinghave seen Khawaja re-emerge as a contender for 's opening partner.
"He's too good a batter to not be playing Test cricket," wrote Andrew Wu of The Sydney Morning Herald on Twitter.
Radio host Adam White wrote: "He's playing as well as ever and is clearly in Australia's best-six batters".
Sports broadcaster Quentin Hull posted: "If Australia want the best-six batters to set up an Ashes series then Usman Khawaja MUST play at The Gabba on December 8".
'Someone will be fatally hurt': What to know about prop guns on movie sets
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after Alec Baldwin fired a loaded weapon that was handed to him by an assistant director who mistakenly believed it was safe to use on the New Mexico set of Rust. Director Joel Souza was also hit and injured but has since been released from the hospital. While many things still aren't known — police are investigating — the AP looks at the use of firearms on film and television productions and the safety protocols in place.
Sports broadcaster Glenn Mitchell wrote: "Mounting a very strong case for an Ashes call-up".
And writer Ben Eltham posted: "He's in a purple patch".
Pucovski,, had loomed as the likely option for Warner's opening partner for the Ashes until he suffered his latest concussion.
earlier this month.
The first match of the Ashes is scheduled to begin on December 8.
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Eve to Take Maternity Leave From 'Queens' With a Possible Return in Season 2 .
The actress recently announced she is expecting her first child with husband Maximillion Cooper.Deadline broke the news, reporting that the star has been traveling between her homes in the U.K. and Atlanta, where the ABC drama films. The network and the show's producers are reportedly supportive of the star's decision, adjusting the schedule so Eve can film additional scenes before she leaves to be with her family and prepare for their new addition.