North Queensland football manager Peter Parr says the Cowboys are proud of their player management after Kalyn Pongas father claimed the club was neglecting the NRL prodigys welfare.Pongas dad Andre told News Corp that North Queensland should do the right thing and release the teenager from the final year of his Cowboys contract after falling out with the club.The Cowboys have stated they have no intention of releasing Ponga next year after the youngster recently signed a lucrative four-year deal with Newcastle from 2018.We are proud of our club, of how we look after our people both internally and externally - thats all I have to say, Parr said.The Knights have remained hopeful that Ponga will receive a release after snapping up the 18-year-old with just two NRL games experience on a deal reportedly worth $700,000 a year.And Newcastle looked closer to getting their wish after Pongas father claimed things went pearshaped at the Cowboys after his son knocked back a two-year extension in April.He claimed he now had concerns for his sons welfare because the club had made it hard for the teenager to continue his university studies.Its left Kalyn disillusioned because they are not offering any encouragement to him, he told News Corp.Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has since backed the Cowboys, saying Ponga would receive the development needed to handle the intense Newcastle spotlight with another year at North Queensland.Meninga even said Newcastle must get it right with Pongas welfare.They need to ... try to protect him as much as they can from the pressure and expectations that are going to be on him, he told Queensland Former Origin Greats website.Meninga admitted it was a brave move to sign with wooden spooners Newcastle but was just glad Ponga had stuck with the NRL.We all know that the (AFLs) Brisbane Lions and (rugby unions) Queensland Reds were chasing pretty heavily for him, and it would have been the worst case scenario to see Kalyn go to another code, he said.I guess a lot of people were surprised that he ended up signing with Newcastle.I think it is a brave move, because they are obviously a club that has a lot of rebuilding to do after the mess of the past few seasons.As a club, the Knights had to do something.And in Kalyn, they can obviously see a young guy that they can build a club around for the future.Cheap Shoes Ireland . 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Its next to impossible for a batsman to gauge that little change from the hand and the only clue is the slightly wobbly seam position in the air.Bowling straighter to KohliEnglands seamers kept everything outside off in the first innings. The idea, once again, was to target the chink they successfully exploited in 2014 in England. But the pitch at Vizag is different and the Virat Kohli they were bowling to this time is different. Kohli was content in leaving a lot of balls alone in the first innings. So, in the second innings, the English bowlers tried bowling a lot straighter. But even in the second innings, Kohli was up to it. For every plan that England had for Kohli, Kohli had a counter plan.India finally bounce HameedIn the first Test match, Indias seamers didnt attempt too many bouncers to young Haseeb Hameed. But in todays age of in-depth video analysis, it was only a matter of timme that before India changed tack.dddddddddddd The first ball that Hameed faced from Mohammed Shami was a bouncer that hit him on the gloves. Umesh Yadav, from the other end, also tried a couple of bouncers early on. So far, Hameed has handled the bouncer threat well.The follow-up ballTaking wickets in a Test match is often a result of a nice set-up. The ball that gets you the wicket isnt always the best ball. In fact, very often the preceding few balls lead you to commit the fatal mistake, and thats why it is important to follow up a good ball with an equally good ball. The first bouncer to Hameed, which hit him on the gloves, was followed by a ball that drifted down leg straight to the keeper. The same thing happened in the next over from Umesh. The ball that hit Hameed in the unmentionables was followed by another ball down leg.India seamers hiding the shineAnother noticeable change from how Indias seamers operated in Rajkot was the way they hid the shine in Vizag. Both Shami and Umesh have started carrying the ball in the non-bowling hand in the run-up and it had two benefits - the obvious one is that hiding the shine betrays the swing later and also, transferring the ball from non-bowling hand to the bowling hand while loading helps you to hold the action together better. At times the non-bowling arm doesnt work as much as it should but the moment you start transferring the ball while loading, youre forced to make the non-bowling arm work appropriately. ' ' '