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Nathan Hughes has admitted providing for his family was behind the decision to pledge his national allegiance to England. New York Islanders Gear .Fijian-born Hughes became available for the Grand Slam champions in June after qualifying on residency grounds and made his debut off the bench in Saturdays 37-21 victory over South Africa.Members of the Fiji squad who will run out at Twickenham this weekend are paid a mere £60 a day, a sum dwarfed by the £22,000 England players receive for each international.The figures involved have resulted in Hughes adopting a hard-nosed professional outlook on rugby knowing that he must provide for his family.I would love for Fiji to have more resources, but it is the way it is. They just have to deal with it and live on whatever they have got, Hughes said.There is a big difference and that is why people want to play rugby and how they survive.It is their bread and butter. Thats the decision I made -- I play my rugby to support my family and put shelter over their heads.Back home it has all been positive comments, everyone happy and proud of the decision I have made. Last week was exciting for me and my family.Despite the financial basis for his decision to represent England, Hughes insists the 26 minutes he played against South Africa were not without poignancy as he celebrated a proud moment in his career.I feel English now. I can say Im an English person now. It was exciting to get the nod to come off the bench and represent England, I can say its my country now, Hughes said.It was huge and it was emotional. I live here in England, it is where my family is now. This is home for me.I will not sing both anthems, Ill only be singing the national anthem, God Save the Queen.It has been a long time coming but now the time is here, Ive got my first cap and Im excited to get more.Hughes, an explosive No. 8 bristling with raw potential, is set to start in the back row against the nation of his birth on Saturday and realises that this guarantees special treatment at Twickenham.I do understand it. If youre an Islander, and I have this opportunity to play against Fiji, you know what is coming. You take it and you have got to give it back. Theyll know its coming too, he said.It will be very special to make this first start against Fiji, but weve got a lot of class back-rowers in the squad, waiting for the opportunity. You just have to train well and when you get an opportunity, take it with both hands. Anders Lee Jersey . The formidable trio of Canadian receivers -- individually known as Chris Getzlaf, Rob Bagg and Andy Fantuz -- will share the field at Mosaic Stadium one more time on Sunday. Cal Clutterbuck Jersey . Varlamov made 33 saves and Ryan OReilly had a goal and scored in the shootout as the Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night. . How great will be revealed in the next couple of days at the board of governors meeting in Pebble Beach, Calif. This was the day the bailiffs arrived for England. It wasnt that their performance on day three was especially poor. It was more that they were paying for debts incurred earlier in the game.From the moment they failed to take advantage of winning the toss, from the moment they failed to score 450 in their first innings, from the moment they lost four wickets in the opening session of the match, they have been up against it. The evening session of the third day was the time the pressure told and England snapped. It felt like the tipping point of the game; it may well prove to be the tipping point of the series.England looked dispirited long before their second innings began. Maybe it was the injury to Haseeb Hameed, who may well be out of the series, maybe it was the way the India tail wagged - at 204 for 6 England were thinking of a first-innings lead; at 400 for 8 that was a painful memory - or maybe it was the realisation that they had squandered a great opportunity in this match, but England looked disappointed before the end of Indias innings.It showed in the fielding first. Alastair Cook, his mind clouded, dropped a relatively straightforward chance at slip - something that is happening too frequently to be dismissed as an aberration - and Jonny Bairstow missed one going to his right. It meant England had dropped four chances in total in Indias first innings.Englands bowlers had, as usual, performed respectably. Perhaps James Anderson looked a little flat and perhaps Stuart Broad was missed more than anticipated, but conceding 400 on this surface was not unreasonable. It was probably a par first-innings total from India.It was only by contrast with Indias spinners that Englands paled. For while Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid are liable to offer a long hop or full toss every spell, R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja are unlikely to offer one an innings. And while Moeen and Rashid are both capable of deliveries that turn sharply, they are less able to maintain and build pressure than their India counterparts.Taken in isolation, Ashwins wicket-taking deliveries look pretty innocuous. Take the ball that bowled Cook through the gate: it was 46 mph and turned fractionally. It was the sort of ball that, if bowled on the village green, might well have been heaved into the churchyard.But with Ashwin - and Indias other spinners - its not necessarily the delivery that does the damage. Its the spell.So in 30 overs of Englands second innings, Indias three spinners only conceded two boundaries. And in those 30 overs, 80% of their deliveries were dot balls and more than 50% of those from Ashwin and Jadeja would have hit the stumps. By contrast, 26% of Rashids would have done so. While only 1% of the deliveries sent down by Indias spinners went for boundaries, the figure was 4% for Englands.All this means the batsmen have no rrespite against India. Jaroslav Halak Jersey. And it means that any turn at all - and Jadeja and Jayant actually gained less turn than in the first innings - becomes dangerous and the delivery that goes straight on can be just as lethal. Every ball counts. Every ball adds to the ordeal. Batting is exhausting.Its particularly exhausting when the match situation is so unpromising. So Cook, struggling throughout a torturous innings, had been lunging forward in an attempt to nullify the spin but finally left just enough of a gap between pad and bat for Ashwin to squeeze the ball through. A slight miscalculation, a slight misjudgement, a slight error: you cannot afford any of them against bowlers of such accuracy.Moeens dismissal looked especially horrid. Beaten in the flight, he was nowhere near the pitch of the ball when he skipped down the pitch in an attempt to lift Ashwin back over his head. Instead, the ball hit high up the bat and Moeen popped a simple catch to mid-on.Again, taken in isolation, it looked an unnecessary shot. But it was a reflection of the demanding spell Moeen had faced. It was a reflection of his lack of confidence in his own defence and a reflection of his unease at the crease. It was an unimpressive first effort at No. 3 - Moeen has now batted in every position up to and including No. 9 in Tests - but also reflection of some fine, disciplined bowling as much as it was poor batting.And, for all the talk of Stokes improvement against spin, the talk of him playing further forward and further back, he was punished here for failing to get far enough forward. It was a fine ball, certainly, but it was the stroke of a tired, disappointed man.Only Bairstow, who was brilliantly caught after edging one that kept low, could consider himself unfortunate. But even he might have left the delivery angled across him.It seems likely that Hameed will bat on day four. But it may well prove to be his last action of the tour. Judging by previous examples - Andersons injury in South Africa springs to mind - the secrecy surrounding Hameeds finger problem suggests that the England camp know full well it is serious. It seems odd that he has not had an X-ray already; it will be a surprise if England do not have a new opening partnership in Mumbai.All of which leaves England facing a monumental challenge. But, more than trying to find a way to combat the spin, they need to find a way to combat the impression that they have come up against a side that is too good for them. For the first time in several years - probably since the 2013-14 Ashes - that is how England looked for the last few hours here. They will have to dig deep, mentally as much as physically, if they are to salvage anything from this series. Wholesale Jerseys From China China Jerseys Wholesale Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys NFL Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Nike NFL Jerseys China China NFL Hoodies Cheap NFL Gear Discount NFL Jerseys Cheap Stitched Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Throwback Wholesale Jerseys From China Discount NFL Jerseys Jerseys NFL Cheap ' ' ' 

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