Saturday, 23 January 2021

Tag Archives: ECB

Andrew Strauss emotional after England reach World Cup final

BIRMINGHAM: Former England director of cricket Andrew Strauss was overcome with emotion after the team he helped build “obliterated” Australia to reach the World Cup final on Thursday. England booked their first World Cup final appearance for 27 years with an eight-wicket rout of holders Australia at Edgbaston. Eoin Morgan’s ...

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German inflation moves closer to ECB target

BERLIN: German annual inflation accelerated to 1.5% in June but remained below the European Central Bank’s target, final data from the Federal Statistics Office showed. The reading for German consumer prices – harmonised to make it comparable with inflation data from other European Union countries – was revised up after ...

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Jason Roy to miss two games through injury

LONDON: England opening batsman Jason Roy, who left the field during the team’s eight-wicket win over West Indies, has been ruled out of their next two matches, against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, an England and Wales Cricket Board release announced. Roy had left the field during the West Indies innings ...

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Jos Buttler ‘responding well’ after hip injury

LONDON: England’s Jos Buttler is “responding well” to treatment on a hip injury but the star batsman still has to prove his fitness in time for Friday’s World Cup match against the West Indies. Buttler suffered a heavily bruised right hip while hitting a six during England’s 106-run win over ...

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ECB, CA to help Pakistan in int’l cricket revival: Wasim Khan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Managing Director Wasim Khan looks highly positive about his meetings with different English Counties and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison and says cricket-mad Pakistani fans will soon hear a number of good news and witness great international cricketing activities ...

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ECB seen taking tentative step to prop up ailing euro zone

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank will slash growth forecasts on Thursday and is likely to provide its strongest signal yet that fresh stimulus is coming in the form of more cheap loans, hoping to stop an unexpected slowdown from becoming a downturn. With a global trade war and Brexit uncertainty ...

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England cricket chief backs ‘Hundred’ despite Kohli concerns

LONDON: English cricket’s top administrator believes the world game’s best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year, despite the scepticism of India captain Virat Kohli. Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has insisted the eight-team domestic competition, ...

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Ben Stokes can still be a role model, says Tom Harrison

LONDON: Ben Stokes can still be a role model despite his part in a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September 2017, says England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison. England all-rounder Stokes, 27, was cleared of affray in August. He missed five months of England games, including ...

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ECB set to remove support as clouds gather

FRANKFURT: Policymakers at the European Central Bank will remove a key pillar of their support for the eurozone economy as planned, even while offering a gloomier outlook for the coming years, analysts expect. But with financial markets in turmoil over risks in Europe and beyond – from Brexit to an ...

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Leicestershire CEO Wasim Khan appointed as new PCB MD

LAHORE: Wasim Khan, English county Leicestershire’s chief executive, has been appointed as the new managing director of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Wasim, who has been one of the leading lights of the ECB’s drive to engage British Asians in English cricket, forged his career as CEO of the schools’ cricket ...

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