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Beating the masterIts not easy to confuse Hashim Amla, but Joe Mennie, playing in his just his second ODI, did just that. Joey Gallo Jersey . Mennies fourth ball pitched on middle and off. Amla, expecting it to come back in, looked to flick, but the ball straightened to beat the edge and clatter into the stumps. After a horror debut in which he conceded 82 without picking a wicket, Mennie would have felt a lot better about himself.Three figures... finallyRilee Rossouw didnt hide his unhappiness about not kicking on to get a hundred the previous two times he went past fifty in the series. So when he pulled one deep square leg and completed the single that took him there, Rossouw let him off steam. He punched the air several times, leapt up and beamed through his helmet before removing it to warm applause from the Newlands crowd.Not Dale Steyns nightAfter going for 17 runs in his first three overs, Steyn had the opportunity to make an impact on the field, but shelled it. Steyn was at third man when Aaron Finch, on 17, got a thick top edge off Kyle Abbott. Steyn ran in and angled himself sideways, imaging the breeze would blow the ball that way. He got to it but the ball bounced out as he fell. Steyn offered Abbott an immediate apology even as he scolded himself for misjudging it.Or Kagiso Rabadas As if it wasnt enough that Rabada had one chance put down, when Quinton de Kock reprieved David Warner on 11, another chance was put down off his bowling. Mitchell Marsh pulled to a short ball to deep square leg where Kyle Abbott was stationed a little inside. Had Abbott been a touch further back, he would have gobbled up the chance. Instead, he palmed over to add to Rabadas frustration.But it was Imran Tahirs In what will be his last appearance for South Africa this year - they only have Tests to come and Imran Tahir is not part of that set up - Tahir made sure to have his say when it mattered most. Australia were on track on 72 without loss after 13 overs when Tahir was introduced and he immediately confused Finch, first with a flatter delivery, then the legbreak, then the googly and then the flipper. Finch went back to cut but was undone by pace as the middle stump was disturbed. Tahir set off to celebrate in front of the Presidents Suite, with his team in tow. Two balls later, he deceived the Australian captain, Steve Smith, with a straight ball. Smith went back to drive, missed and was bowled. Tahir ran towards the oaks and the grandstand to give fans on that side of the ground an opportunity to share in his joy. As always, the team was in tow.Body language & banter Faf du Plessis had asked his team to use their body language to boss the opposition. Tahir tried. In the 38th over, after du Plessis agreed to review an lbw shout off Warner which replays showed had pitched outside leg, Warner and Tahir exchanged words. They continued their conversation even as the over ended. Tahir became more animated, while Warner only smiled. Tahir continued from his fielding position at short fine leg and had to be told to stop by his captain and then the umpires but in his next over, Tahir carried on. The umpires intervened and eventually Hashim Amla arrived to diffuse the situation. Tahir still had another over to bowl, which took place without incident. At the end of it, Warner put an arm around Tahirs shoulder in what seemed a peace offering. Tahir responded and all ended well. Jason Grilli Jersey . - The Oakland Raiders re-signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes on Friday. Texas Rangers Jerseys . Its an influence in football and a big part of the game. http://www.authenticrangerspro.com/rangers-prince-fielder-jersey/ . Batiste, who briefly signed with the Eskimos in 2006, has spent time with several NFL teams including the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins. TORONTO -- Brent Burns has left his hotel door open. It is 11:15 p.m. on a Monday. Hes confined to his hotel bed, his legs wearing something that looks as if it was made by NASA and attached to a machine.It helps with circulation, he says with a grin. In fact, its the NormaTec Pulse Recovery System. So, I just learned something, five seconds into our chat. You always do while hanging around the San Jose Sharks superstar defenseman, who on this night is once again wearing his camouflage top.Have a seat, Burns, 31, says, pointing to a nearby chair. How are you, anyway?And with that commences a 48-minute Q&A with one of the games most interesting characters. Heres an edited version of it (the full version would have been a book):ESPN.com: You had dinner with your parents tonight. Where do they live now and what do they do?Brent Burns: They still live in Barrie [Ontario, about an hour north of Toronto]. My dad works at a local brewery in Barrie, Flying Monkeys. My mom works at Costco in Barrie; I think she just got promoted to manager at the photo lab, so I get all my pictures from my mom. [Burns grins.]ESPN.com: Hockey parents make big sacrifices. Would you be here today without them?Burns: Oh, absolutely not. Its crazy. My dad was and is still a huge hockey fan. Ive had two huge hockey influences. Obviously other than coaches and teammates, major lifetime influences in hockey were my dad and Jari [Byrski, a renowned skating/skill development coach in Toronto]. Jari from the skill set that Ive learned from him, abilities on the ice and just growing in the game. But my dad also when it comes to skill set and work ethic and training. Those are my two biggest influences. My dad still has every one of my games as a kid on video. Its pretty cool to go back at look at different highlights and tournaments.ESPN.com: You were nominated for the Norris Trophy for the NHLs top defenseman last season. You were always a very good player and even played forward for a time, but why do you think your game has gotten to another level later in your career?Burns: I dont know, its just crazy. I mean, I always think a lot of it is how youre used and youre thought of. I really feel great with [where] the coaches have put my mindset and made me feel on the team and use me. But also, when I came to San Jose and was able to see guys like Jumbo [Joe Thornton],?Patty Marleau, Pavs [Joe Pavelski], Cooch [Logan Couture], at the time Clowey [Ryane Clowe] too, you could just learn so much from those guys -- all very, very different but extremely elite in different areas. Im really close with Jumbo, and this guy is just a legend; its crazy. Look at his career numbers and the thing is, hes still elite. Hes in unbelievable shape. Hes a guy that you heard weird stuff about, but then when you talk to anyone thats played with him, they say, No, hes the best guy Ive ever played with. This guy loves hockey. His passion is unreal -- his work ethic, his energy. And hes arguably still one of the best players in the league. So if you yourself arent working, theres something wrong with you.ESPN.com: Your age, 31, was certainly mentioned after you signed an eight-year extension with San Jose in November, but I know you keep yourself in incredible shape ...Burns: Im feeling better and better. Ive never felt better than I do at this time. Ive been in the league a long time but ... you learn how to deal with things better. I remember my first NHL game, I was sitting in the room after the game and I said, Thats just the first one? That was unbelievable. I gotta do that again? It was like, Holy s---, I dont know if Ill be able to do that. This is insane. I was an 18-year-old kid playing his first game in Chicago, and I think I got buried like three times on my first shift. I was like, Oh, my God. It was crazy. ... Ive learned a lot about just the way to think about going into a game. What makes Jumbo elite -- I get to hear little things he says, theres a reason hes elite. Just to pick up little things has helped me a lot. I just really love the spot Im in right now. Weve got a great bunch of guys, a great mix, a great coaching staff. We generally love coming to the rink.ESPN.com: Lets talk about your big RV. How many years have you done the RV vacation trip?Burns: Two years. It was probably about 30 days two years ago. Last summer was pretty much the whole time: From when we lost [in the Cup finals], we packed it up in two days and we were gone. The kids started school on the 12th [of August] and we were home for that.ESPN.com: What are you reading these days??Burns: Still reading Game of Thrones, and Im also reading The Nuclear Jihadist. Andrew Cashner Jersey. Its a true story about the CIA and the nuclear weapons getting into Pakistan and trying to prevent it and what happened. Its a pretty crazy book. I go back and forth with Game of Thrones. Ive also been watching lots of shows. Ive been watching Vikings, Hell on Wheels and Black Sails.ESPN.com: You should be on Vikings with that beard of yours.Burns: I know! And Black Sails, too. If you can help me get on one of those two shows, that would be huge: Black Sails and Vikings. I like shows that are kind of historical but also tell a story.ESPN.com: Lets talk Twitter. How do you feel about social media?Burns: I never got into Facebook. With Twitter, I have fun with it. If something is being said or something is happening, I can say something. Twitters kind of my way of getting news and seeing whats happening around the league. Thats the easiest way for me. Its been fun; I have fun with fans on there and in other cities.?ESPN.com: You played for Team Canada in the World Cup of Hockey. What about the Olympics? Youd certainly be in line if the NHL goes to South Korea. But it doesnt sound positive at this point in terms of participation. How do you feel about that?Burns: I love playing for Team Canada -- world juniors, world championships, World Cup -- the people at Hockey Canada have been incredible. Yeah, any time I can play. I tell guys all the time about the world championships, for Canada, youve got to go. They treat you unbelievably. You have life experiences. I have a family and now you get to share those experiences with them. I remember one time we were playing [in Prague in 2015]. We had the early game and the U.S. was playing after. My little guy [5-year-old Jagger] was down near the room and all of a sudden he was gone. I looked down the hallway and couldnt see him. All of sudden a couple of USA guys came over and said, Burnzie, you looking for your son? Hes right here in our room. They were getting ready for their semifinal game and my son, wearing his Team Canada Burns jersey, is right there in their dressing room. [Burns laughs.] I was like, Oh, sorry guys. ... Yeah, any time playing for Team Canada. But [the Olympics are] a business, too. I get where theyre coming from. Thats above my pay grade. I know it would be an unbelievable opportunity to play and a huge honor. But thats a tough one. It would be a really cool country, too. I always look at that. Its far away and its cool. Its great to travel and get those experiences.ESPN.com: Your little guy plays hockey, right?Burns: Yup. How about this for a mean joke: They have seven or eight teams in his junior Sharks league. They all wear the junior Sharks logo but then its all the NHL teams. Well, they put my kid and Patty Marleaus kid on the Penguins. My kid is just crushed. I was like, Who did this to us? Its funny.ESPN.com: OK, almost done here, and I know youre obviously far, far away from retirement, but have you ever thought about what youll do next?Burns: I mean, Ive always wanted to join the military. ... Ive always wanted a ranch. I love animals obviously, love the outdoors. I dont know though, I dont really think about that too much.ESPN.com: Lets put it this way, I dont picture you as a coach or GM in the NHL. Youve got other interests beyond hockey.Burns: Yeah, no, I wouldnt probably at all [want to work in NHL]. Ive given up so many other interests and hobbies [because of hockey] that I really want to get into more. I love road biking, I love jiu-jitsu, Ive always had an interest in long-range shooting, learning long-range ballistics, Ive always wanted to take courses in that.ESPN.com: Everyone knows your love for animals -- snakes and dogs and everything. What dogs do you have now?Burns: We had two huskies and we lost our female right after our RV trip this year. We have our male left. Hes 10 and hes in unreal shape. But we definitely tell hes lost his mate and hes very lonely. So weve got a puppy coming at Christmas.ESPN.com: What breed?Burns: A Leonberger. Theres not a lot of them in the U.S. [Burn flips on his computer to show a picture of the breed.] Theyre big dogs.ESPN.com: My goodness, thats the size of a horse!Burns: Yeah, theyre big. Really great temperament, cuddly. Just love it. Ive been looking into these dogs for like two years.ESPN.com: Brent, thanks a lot for your time tonight. Always a blast.Burns: Any time. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '