Tuesday, 25 February 2020

Tag Archives: England

Root excels as England thrash Windies

SOUTHAMPTON: Joe Root’s classy unbeaten century led England to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over West Indies in a one-sided World Cup match at the Hampshire Bowl on Friday. The result pushed England above India and Australia to No.2 on the table, just a point behind first-placed New Zealand, and suffice ...

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Holder says Windies must be smart to topple England

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder says his resurgent side are using their brains as well as brawn ahead of a World Cup clash with hosts England on Friday (Today). The West Indies have already shown what they are capable of, bowling Pakistan out for just 105 thanks to a ...

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England look to continue dominance against spirited West Indies

SOUTHAMPTON: After a convincing 106-run victory over Bangladesh, England will be up against a vibrant West Indies unit in their fourth match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. After a shocking defeat to Pakistan, England aced every department against Bangladesh, as they first put up 386/6 on board ...

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England’s Wood ready for pace battle with Windies

LONDON: England fast bowler Mark Wood says his side will “fight fire with fire” when they face the formidable West Indies pace attack. Friday’s World Cup clash in Southampton is likely to be a bouncer barrage, with both teams boasting aggressive bowling line-ups. The West Indies dismissed Pakistan for 105 ...

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Jos Buttler ‘responding well’ after hip injury

LONDON: England’s Jos Buttler is “responding well” to treatment on a hip injury but the star batsman still has to prove his fitness in time for Friday’s World Cup match against the West Indies. Buttler suffered a heavily bruised right hip while hitting a six during England’s 106-run win over ...

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Furore in India after Dhoni asked to remove gloves insignia

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, forcing New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the country. Dhoni, one of the game’s biggest stars, is an honourary lieutenant colonel in the territorial army ...

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Sir Vivian Richards, Gayle congratulates Pakistan

LONDON: West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle congratulated Pakistan over the side’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 win over England on Monday. Good bounce back from, Pakistan 🇵🇰 #CWC19 — Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) June 3, 2019 Sir Vivian Richards: Well done Pakistan Team Pakistan ended their losing streak with a 14-run ...

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Roy, Archer fined for breaching ICC code in World Cup defeat

LONDON: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have each been fined 15 percent of their match fees for incidents during England’s World Cup defeat by Pakistan at Trent Bridge. The International Cricket Council found opener Roy had breached level one of its code of conduct, using an audible obscenity after a ...

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Pakistan sensational win against England in World Cup

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan shocked England by 14 runs at Trent Bridge on Monday as they ended a long losing streak in one-day internationals despite two centuries for the World Cup host nation. Joe Root (107) and Jos Buttler (103) were guiding the tournament favourites towards an imposing target of 349 after ...

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Green caps can knock England before 300: Azhar

NOTTINGHAM: England made good on their tags as favourites at this ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup with a crushing win against South Africa. In contrast, Pakistan lost their 11th straight one-day international when they were blasted apart by West Indies in their opening match. Green caps bowling coach Azhar Mahmood ...

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