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Ben Stokes and Archer promise bright England Test future

LONDON: Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer promise a glittering Test future for England but Joe Root’s men have work to do if they are to replicate their World Cup success in the five-day game. England’s focus on white-ball cricket paid off handsomely when they became world champions for the first ...

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Australia deserved to win at Headingley: Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath

LONDON: Australia will take the dramatic loss by one wicket in the third Test at Headingley extremely hard. When you have chances to win the game but do not do it then it is always more difficult to take. Ben Stokes played one of the best innings I have seen ...

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Stokes’ life will change forever, says Ian Botham

LONDON: England’s Ben Stokes has become a “world box-office attraction” with his Ashes heroics in the third test against Australia and his life will never be the same again, former all-rounder Ian Botham has said. All-rounder Stokes’ unbeaten 135 at Headingley on Sunday helped the hosts chase down a record ...

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Jack Leach can´t believe he’s an Ashes hero

LEEDS: Jack Leach put his cult hero status down to looking like a “village cricketer” after his key supporting role enabled Ben Stokes to steer England to a staggering victory in the third Ashes Test. England were 286-9, still needing 73 more runs to reach a victory target of 359 ...

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Superb Stokes steers England to stunning win in Leeds

LEEDS: An extraordinary 135 not out from Ben Stokes earned England an exciting one-wicket victory in the third Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series against Australia at 1-1, with the home side chasing down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion. Starting the day looking to prevent ...

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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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