Thursday, 28 January 2021

Tag Archives: England cricket

England now No.1 ranked team in T20I cricket

CAPE TOWN: England have displaced Australia from the numero uno spot in ICC T20I rankings following their comprehensive series whitewash over South Africa in the recently-concluded three-match rubber. England defeated the Proteas by nine wickets in the final T20I at Newlands to complete the series sweep. Dawid Malan (99) and ...

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Morgan admits uncertainty over England’s best T20 side

CAPE TOWN: England captain Eoin Morgan says he does not know his best XI going into the three-match Twenty20 International series against hosts South Africa that starts at Newlands on Friday. England have a full-strength squad to choose from for the first time this year and Morgan admits there is ...

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England Cricket Board confirms Pakistan tour

BIRMINGHAM: England has confirmed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for a short tour next year in October to mark their first visit to the country since 2005. A joint announcement by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that England men’s team ...

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Azhar Mahmood joins England for Pakistan T20s

LONDON: Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood and bowling coach will be a member of England s backroom staff when they face his native country during an upcoming three-match Twenty20 series. Mahmood, 45, has plenty of English county experience from his time with Surrey and Kent. Until last year he was a ...

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Dom Sibley remains respectful of Pakistan attack

LONDON: England opening batsman Dom Sibley is still wary of Pakistan s bowlers heading into the second Test at Southampton on Thursday. The hosts lead the three-match series 1-0 after a three-wicket victory in the first Test at Old Trafford last week. It was a tough match for Sibley, however, with ...

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Shan Masood joins elite list with century in first England Test

MANCHESTER: On a largely gloomy day, Shan Masood and Pakistan fast bowlers lit up Old Trafford. The opener Masood’s 319-ball 156 drained England bowlers and laid the foundation of a competitive total before his pace colleagues dealt early blows to leave England tottering at 92 for 4 at stumps. If the indication ...

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Michael Vaughan warns England to ‘not underestimate Pakistan’

MANCHESTER: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has warned the host team to not underestimate Pakistan’s potential in the upcoming Test series, maintaining that the green squad is much better than the West Indies team they just defeated 2-1. The Caribbean side, not known to be a team cut for the ...

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England’s Willey takes five to victory against Ireland

SOUTHAMPTON: David Willey marked his return to England duty with a maiden five-wicket one-day international haul after sparking an Ireland collapse as white-ball cricket resumed Thursday following the coronavirus lockdown. The left-arm paceman was appearing in his first ODI since being left out of England s World Cup-winning squad for Jofra ...

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England names unchanged Test squad against Pakistan

OLD TRAFFOD: The England National Selectors announced the unchanged English squad for the first Test against Pakistan that is scheduled to begin from August 5 at Emirates Old Trafford. “After three Tests in quick succession against the West Indies, we now turn to an equally condensed Test series against Pakistan, ...

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England seal West Indies series win

MANCHESTER: Stuart Broad joined one of cricket s most exclusive clubs when he took his 500th Test wicket as England completed a series-clinching win over the West Indies at Old Trafford. The 34-year-old became just the seventh bowler and fourth pacemen to reach the landmark when he had opener Kraigg Brathwaite ...

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