Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Tag Archives: England

Three Arrests Made In Mysterious Case Of The Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

LONDON: Three people have been arrested in connection with the mysterious disappearance of a solid gold toilet worth nearly £5 million (AUD $9.4m), taken from Blenheim Palace last month during a brazen burglary. The art installation lavatory titled “America” was allegedly taken in an overnight raid at the 18th-century estate, ...

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Ben Stokes’ wife rubbishes reports of being choked by all-rounder

MANCHESTER: The wife of English all-rounder Ben Stokes has dismissed reports of a physical altercation between the couple after pictures emerged which appeared to show her husband grabbing her face during last week’s Professional Cricketers’ Association awards. Clare Stokes defended her husband in a Twitter post which included a photo ...

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Babar Azam, Smith included in draft for ‘The Hundred’

LONDON: ‘The Hundred’ is turning out to be a star studded affair as renowned international cricketers have been named in the upcoming tournament organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Pakistani batsman Babar Azam is one of the players included in the draft which will be held on ...

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Sarah Taylor retires from international cricket over anxiety issues

LONDON : World Cup-winning England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has announced her retirement from international cricket because of an ongoing battle with anxiety. Taylor s 6,533 runs in 226 appearances across all formats places her second on England s all-time list, while she is widely regarded as one of the best ...

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Govt pledges 13bn pounds for 40 new hospitals across England

LONDON: The UK government has pledged 13 billion pounds ($15 billion) for 40 new hospital projects across England in the next decade. Under plans drawn up by Health Secretary Matt Hancock, the 13 billion pounds would be spent on creating “new” hospitals – either with entirely new buildings or revamping ...

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England may rope in Gary Kirsten as head coach

MANCHESTER: World champions England are thinking of roping in former South Africa batsman Gary Kirsten as their next head coach across all three formats. According to a www.telegraph.co.uk report, England director of cricket Ashley Giles will formally begin the process of hiring a new head coach this week and Kirsten ...

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2019 Cricket World Cup is most watched ICC event in the history

MANCHESTER: The 2019 men’s Cricket World Cup was the most watched event in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) history. The sport’s global governing body reported a worldwide cumulative audience of 1.6 billion for live coverage, a 38 per cent increase over the 2015 Cricket World Cup, and a unique broadcast ...

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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 retain the Ashes but England square series

LONDON: England defeated Australia by 135 runs in the final Ashes Test at The Oval to draw the series 2-2. Australia took an unassailable lead at Old Trafford last week to retain the urn, but were unable to become the first touring side to win the Ashes on these shore ...

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