Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Tag Archives: England

England women score comfortable win over Pakistan

KUALA LUMPUR: England openers Tammy Beaumont and Danielle Wyatt registered centuries to set-up their team’s 75-run win in the first of three ODIs, played in Kuala Lumpur. The pair put on 188 for the first wicket, in a 34-over-long stand, after skipper Heather Knight won the toss and opted to ...

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New Zealand win series after rain brings early end

WELLINGTON: New Zealand secured a 1-0 series victory over England on Tuesday after the second Test at Seddon Park in Hamilton ended in a draw with rain washing out the final two sessions of play. New Zealand, who won the first match of the two-Test series at Bay Oval in ...

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Root’s epic 226 gives England 101-run lead over New Zealand

HAMILTON: Joe Root celebrated a timely return to form with a double ton as England forged a 101-run lead over New Zealand in the second Test in Hamilton on Monday. After the tourists had established a respectable total, tireless New Zealand short-ball specialist Neil Wagner ripped through the tail to ...

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Denly, Stokes lead England’s charge on day one

MOUNT MAUNGANUI-ICC-CRICKET: Half-centuries from Joe Denly and Ben Stokes took England to 241/4 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand at Bay Oval. With Stokes (67) and Ollie Pope (18) going into stumps with unbeaten efforts, new head coach Chris Silverwood will be delighted ...

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Sana Mir taking a break from international cricket

Fast bowler Sana Mir has announced she is taking a break from international cricket to “reset her future objections”. Despite unclear reasons, Mir has extended her support and well wishes to her fraternity and shared that she wants to “reset my future objections”. “I have decided to take a break ...

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Williamson fit, New Zealand call up Ferguson for England Tests

WELLINGTON: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has been declared fit for the first Test against England while white-ball speedster Lockie Ferguson earned his maiden Test call-up on Friday. The talismanic Williamson, the world s third-ranked Test batsman, sat out the recent Twenty20 series because of a nagging hip injury. New ...

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Pakistan Blind cricket team win 3rd T20I against England

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan blind cricket team defeated England by 76 runs in the third International Twenty20 under floodlights, leading the series 3-0 at Ajman Oval Cricket Ground, Ajman on late Thursday. According to information received here, England won the toss and captain Ed Hossell opted to bowl first to avoid the ...

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England recall Jonny Bairstow as injury cover for NZ Tests

WELLINGTON: England have recalled Jonny Bairstow for their two Tests against New Zealand later this month as cover for the injured Joe Denly, a team official said Friday. Bairstow, a 69-Test wicketkeeper-batsman who was initially omitted from the squad, is already in New Zealand with the England squad playing in ...

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England claim first blood in New Zealand T20 series

CHRISTCHURCH: A maiden half century from James Vince powered England to a convincing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 international in Christchurch on Friday (today). Vince top-scored for the tourists with 59 as England chased down New Zealand’s 154-run target in 18.3 overs to take a 1-0 ...

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England says ‘The Hundred’ poses no danger to county cricket

MANCHESTER: England cricket chief Tom Harrison says the controversial Hundred competition will help protect other formats of the game despite fears over its potential impact. The Hundred, starting in 2020, is a new tournament consisting of eight city-based franchise sides, breaking away from the traditional county system. Teams will bat ...

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