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Tag Archives: Ben Stokes

Lord’s Test ends in a draw despite Stokes’ century

LONDON: Ben Stokes recorded a fantastic century on day five at Lord’s, but his efforts were not enough to push England to victory in the second Test. The draw means Australia maintain their 1-0 lead, and the home side now require victory at Headingley in the third bout to maintain ...

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Ponting pinpoints mature Stokes as England’s key Ashes threat

SYDNEY: The new maturity of World Cup hero Ben Stokes poses the biggest threat to Australia’s Ashes bid, said Ricky Ponting, who compared him to Andrew Flintoff as the “real heartbeat” of the England team. Stokes played a crucial role in England’s World Cup triumph, re-establishing himself as a key ...

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Vote for Williamson, England’s Stokes tells New Zealanders

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he was flattered to be nominated for New Zealander of the Year but the country’s beaten World Cup cricket captain Kane Williamson should win it. Stokes, 28, was born in New Zealand but moved to England at the age of 12 when his father ...

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England wrongly got extra run, says Simon Taufel

LONDON: England should have been awarded five runs instead of six in the final over of Sunday’s World Cup title clash against New Zealand after a throw from the deep struck Ben Stokes’ bat and ran away for a boundary, former umpire Simon Taufel has said. England ended their 44-year ...

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England crowned world champions

LONDON: England won their maiden Cricket World Cup title in dramatic circumstances on Sunday at historic Lord’s Cricket Ground. The match went into a Super Over, following a tie in the final after Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand’s 241-8. The Super Over ...

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England rout India to stay alive in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: A brilliant 111 from Jonny Bairstow and a brisk half-century from Ben Stokes was ably supplemented by the bowlers as England sealed a 31- run win over India in their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup clash at Edgbaston.  A quartet of convincing victories had put England into a position ...

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Stokes, Archer help England begin WC with a bang

LONDON: Ben Stokes’ innings of 89 and excellence in the field, alongside a sterling bowling performance from Jofra Archer, helped England to a 104-run win over South Africa in the first match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. South Africa won the toss and chose to field, and ...

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Ben Stokes: I want to do things on the field to be remembered for

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes has expressed how he has “changed the way he does things” in the aftermath of an incident in Bristol, insisting that he wants to be remembered for his exploits on the cricket field. Stokes, speaking to The Daily Mirror, commented on lifestyle alterations he has ...

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England take first day honours against Windies

ST LUCIA: Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler compiled an unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 124 to guide England to 231 for four at the close on day one of the third test against West Indies in St Lucia. Stokes enjoyed a most unusual reprieve when he was caught-and-bowled for 52 by ...

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Roston Chase bowls Windies to massive win over England

BARBADOS: A career-best 8/60 from the off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase bowled Windies to victory on the fourth day of the first Test in Barbados. Despite not extracting noticeable turn from the pitch, Chase ran through the England middle-order, dismissing Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Ben Foakes ...

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