Since Stokes took over the reins in the longer format, Pope was promoted to bat at number 3 and retained the wicketkeeping gloves over a fit Ben Foakes for the series against Pakistan, which England is currently leading 2-0 with one more Test to go. Under the Stokes-McCullum leadership this year, Pope has scored 643 runs in nine Tests across 18 innings at an average of 40.18. This also includes two centuries and four fifties, with the best score of 145.
Alibaugh (Maharashtra) [India], December 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): Holiday home acquisitions are on the rise with many HNI's choosing to invest in properties away from the hustle of daily life for a slice of calm. Be it Ambani's recent record-breaking deal for the expansive Casa Del Sole, a 17,000 square feet home in Palm Jumeirah Island for USD 82 Million, the epicentre of luxury in Dubai or ace athlete Virat Kohli's bespoke home with Avas Living in Alibaugh. With the same world-renowned team of SAOTA conceptualising and designing both homes, cutting-edge homes and design is gaining momentum in India. "Building my second home in Alibaugh with Avas Living. The villas are designed by the world's best architects focusing on everything I find important - wellness, health and technology," claims Virat.