Friday, 22 September 2017

Tag Archives: England

Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

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LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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Indian-origin Soldier on Trial Accused of Murdering Girlfriend in UK

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A 26-year-old Indian-origin soldier in the UK is on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend by slitting her throat from ear to ear after she ended the relationship due to his “abusive” and “manipulative” behaviour. Lance Corporal Trimaan “Harry” Dhillon is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles’ flat and ...

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Saqlain commits to England as spin consultant

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LONDON: Saqlain Mushtaq is set to join the ECB on a two-year contract. Saqlain, the former Pakistan spinner, has already had a couple of spells with the England team as a “spin consultant” for two years. In India it was noticeable that the performance of Adil Rashid, in particular, dipped ...

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Germany, England to blood youngsters in glamour friendly

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DORTMUND: World champions Germany host England in a prestige friendly in Dortmund on Wednesday with both coaches primed to give youth its head for one of football’s great rivalries. But that is where the similarities end for Joachim Loew and Gareth Southgate, who is in charge for the first time ...

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ECB tell England players to be brave and smile

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LONDON: England’s new Test captain Joe Root and One Day counterpart Eoin Morgan must provide crowd pleasing cricket and bear a sunny disposition so as to attract new players to the game, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. The ECB is taking steps to significantly boost the number of ...

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Hales, Root hit tons as England rout hapless Windies

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BRIDGETOWN:  Centuries by Alex Hales and Joe Root powered England to a crushing 186-run victory over the hapless West Indies in the third and final one-day international. Replying to the tourists’ total of 328 all out off 50 overs, the home side were bundled out for just 142 off 39.2 ...

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Father Shares Photos Of Daughter’s Final Moments

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CHESHIRE/WARRINGTON: A father has shared heartbreaking photos of his last moments with his teenage daughter after she hanged herself, in an attempt to end online bullying. Adrian Derbyshire, 42, has shared photos taken in the final minutes of 16-year-old daughter Julia’s life. Derbyshire found Julia collapsed in their home in ...

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Chris Jordan amazed by passion for cricket in Pakistan

during the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 Group 1 match between England and Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground on March 26, 2016 in Delhi, India.

LONDON: Peshawar Zalmi fast bowler and England star Chris Jordan termed his experience playing for Pakistan as brilliant, adding that he was glad to be in Lahore for Pakistan Super League final, which was won by his team on Sunday. “It was pretty surreal! Obviously from making the decision to ...

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