Friday, 14 December 2018

Tag Archives: England

‘Ben Stokes is the first pick’ – Trevor Bayliss

LONDON-ICC: England coach Trevor Bayliss has heaped praise on Ben Stokes following the star all-rounder’s role in England’s 3-0 clean sweep of Sri Lanka. With his ability to make an impact with bat, ball and in the field, Ben Stokes is a very valuable asset for England. In the Test ...

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England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Skipper Joe Root hailed England’s “complete team-effort” Monday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test to record their first overseas series sweep in 55 years. In the face of stubborn Sri Lankan resistance, spinners Jack Leach and Moeen Ali took ...

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Javeria makes it to ICC Women World T20 2018 dream team

LAHORE  –   Pakistan women cricketer Javeria Khan has made it to the star-studded ICC Women’s World T20 2018 dream team, which was selected by an esteemed selection panel that included three former international players. Thrust into the captaincy role just before the tournament, Javeria responded well as she topped the ...

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Gardner shines in Australia’s crushing WWT20 win over England

NORTH SOUND: All-rounder Ashleigh Gardner starred with bat and ball as Australia cruised to an eight-wicket victory over England in the final of the Women’s World T20 in Antigua. Gardner and teenage leg-spinner Georgia Wareham combined for five wickets to restrict the English to 105 all out off 19.4 overs ...

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Foakes, spinners put England on top in first Sri Lanka Test

GALLE: England spinners led by Moeen Ali helped dismiss Sri Lanka for 203 and build on their advantage after wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes’ debut ton in the first Test on Wednesday. The islanders conceded a 139-run lead in response to England’s 342 after being bowled out in the final session of ...

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Chandimal looks to put England in a spin at Galle

LONDON: Skipper Dinesh Chandimal yesterday said Sri Lanka’s spinners are ready to fire in the first Test against England in Galle as the hosts eye a winning farewell for the retiring Rangana Herath. Sri Lanka, who went down to the tourists 3-1 in the five one-day internationals and also lost ...

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England taking no chances with injured Bairstow

GALLE: England’s Jonny Bairstow is out of the first Test against Sri Lanka as he recovers after injuring himself playing football, coach Trevor Bayliss said. The wicketkeeper-batsman hurt his ankle playing football in a training session and missed the last two games of the five-match ODI series, which England won ...

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