Monday, 11 December 2017

Tag Archives: England

Hafeez to remodel bowling action in England

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LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder M Hafeez is traveling to England in the middle of next week to have his bowling action remodeled, which was deemed as illegal last month. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman has said that Hafeez’ bowling action would be assessed under bio-mechanist expert Dr Paul Hurrion and ...

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200 held over child sex abuse on live streams

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British police officers arrested 188 people in a single week over allegations of online child sex abuse – and say that livestreaming platforms are becoming the platform of choice for sex offenders. Officers reported the spike in arrests after a week of “intensification” which saw forces across the UK swoop ...

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England lose four wickets as fightback hopes begin to fade

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ADELAIDE: England lost four wickets in the first session on day three as their hopes of salvaging a stalemate began to fade already at the Adelaide Oval. James Vince was caught-behind in the first full over of play, trying to force Josh Hazlewood off the back foot – and then ...

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Kohli one step ahead of Joe Root in terms of fitness: Sarfraz

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LAHORE: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed recently revealed that Team India captain Virat Kohli was one step ahead of England skipper Joe Root in terms of the fitness level. The ICC Champions Trophy-winning captain said that both of them were outstanding players despite 29-year-old Kohli being one step ahead. When asked ...

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Ashes 2017: Khawaja, Smith put Australia in strong position

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ADELAIDE: Usman Khawaja was back in the runs and Steve Smith threatened another big score as Australia recovered from losing both openers on the first day of the second Ashes Test against England in Adelaide on Saturday. Khawaja stepped up from his scratchy batting in Brisbane with a half-century as ...

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Joe Root: Smith’s laughter could be used as motivation

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Joe Root says that Steve Smith’s light-hearted reaction during the post-match news conference after the first Test will spur England on in Adelaide. The Australian skipper struggled to keep his giggles under control in Brisbane as the press questioned Cameron Bancroft over his head butt incident with Jonny Bairstow. Smith ...

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Ashes: Australia beat England by 10 wickets in first Test

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BRISBANE: Australia completed a 10-wicket victory over England in the first Ashes Test on the fifth morning in Brisbane. Chasing a target of 170, the hosts got the 56 runs they required in little more than an hour, with David Warner 87 not out and debutant Cameron Bancroft unbeaten on ...

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England batsmen must score big to beat Aussies – Ali

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BRISBANE: England’s batsmen will have to score big individual hundreds if Joe Root’s tourists are to have any chance of holding on to the Ashes, all-rounder Moeen Ali said on Sunday. England are facing a big defeat to Australia on Monday’s final day after they were bundled out for just ...

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Australia fight-back against England after top-order failure

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   BRISBANE: If the first two days of the Test match are anything to go by, the Ashes series should be a keenly fought contest. This was another day of absorbing Test cricket at the Gabba in Brisbane with Australia finishing on 165 for 4 in reply to England’s first ...

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Bank of England pay gap caused by shortage of women

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LONDON: The Bank of England has defended its efforts to boost diversity despite unveiling a gender pay gap of 21%. While the Bank’s male and female staff are paid the same, the higher proportion of men in senior positions means there is a gap in the average hourly earnings. On ...

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