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England thrash West Indies to win series 4-0

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OUTHAMPTON: Jonny Bairstow hit an unbeaten century to lead England to a thumping nine-wicket victory over the West Indies in Southampton on Friday, in a low-key fifth and final one-day international overshadowed by the Ben Stokes scandal. Bairstow struck 141 not out as the hosts sealed the win with 12 ...

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Stokes suspended; Ashes spot in danger

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LONDON: Ben Stokes’s Ashes hopes were in the balance Thursday after England suspended him from international matches “until further notice” after a video emerged apparently showing him fighting outside a nightclub. Test vice-captain Stokes was included in England’s Ashes squad announced Wednesday, despite reportedly injuring his hand in the incident ...

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Ali shines again as England clinch series vs Windies


LONDON: England beat West Indues by six runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method to win the rain-affected fourth one-day international at The Oval on Wednesday. Moeen Ali again proved England’s hero with the bat as they beat West Indies by six runs in a rain-marred fourth one-day international at The Oval ...

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Ali’s turbo century hands England massive win


BRISTOL: Moeen Ali said his six-laden ODI century against West Indies at Bristol was simply a matter of deciding to “press the button and play a few shots”. Ali struck England’s second-fastest ODI hundred off just 53 balls, with his second fifty coming in a world record 12 deliveries. His ...

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Ali’s rapid ton powers England to 369 against West Indies


BRISTOL: Moeen Ali’s blazing century powered England to an imposing total of 369 for nine in the third one-day international against West Indies at Bristol on Sunday. The Worcestershire all-rounder sprinted to his hundred off 53 balls, with nearly half of his runs coming via eight sixes, before he fell ...

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Rain wipes out England, Windies second ODI


NOTTINGHAM:  Rain wiped out all but 10 minutes of England’s second Royal London Series match which ended in a no-result against West Indies at Trent Bridge. Eoin Morgan’s side were 21-0 when the players went off Jonny Bairstow, fresh from his maiden ODI century in England’s seven-wicket win at Old ...

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Bairstow to open for England as West Indies big guns return


MANCHESTER: The concept of the points-based “Super Series”, trialled last summer to add over-arching context to the sport’s three different formats, was quietly put into mothballs ahead of this season. But had it still been in existence, we’d have been geared up for an improbably thrilling climax to the second ...

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Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving


MANCHESTER: Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to drink-driving.  The Everton and former Manchester United star was also ordered to do 100 hours of unpaid work as part of a 12-month community order. The 31-year-old was stopped by police on ...

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England Ashes spots up for grabs: Ian Botham

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SYDNEY: Test legend Sir Ian Botham says there are “two or three” spots up for grabs in England’s Test squad for this summer’s Magellan Ashes. England’s Test outfit will head to Australia full of confidence after beating South Africa 3-1 and West Indies 2-1 at home this season, but there ...

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West Indies win toss, bat in deciding Lord’s Test


LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat against England in the third and deciding Test at Lord’s on Thursday. Holder’s decision gave James Anderson an early chance to grab the three wickets he needs to become the first England bowler, and only the sixth ...

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