Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: England

‘Royal & Majestic’ opening ceremony for World Cup

LONDON: The 2019 ICC World Cup officially kicked off with captains of all the ten nations coming together in an exciting opening ceremony which was presented by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Shibani Dandekar opposite the Buckingham Palace in London. Ahead of the lively ceremony at the ...

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Britain confident with World Cup security amid moderate threat

Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Eoin Morgan, Sarfraz Ahmed, Dimuth Karunaratne, Gulbadin Naib, Aaron Finch, Mashrafe Mortaza and Jason Holder of West Indies pose for a group photo. (Image: ICC) LONDON: Britain may be dealing with a national threat level of ‘severe’ but officials are confident they have ...

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England dismiss Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up

LONDON: Afghanistan were bowled out for 160 against England as Jofra Archer and Joe Root took three wickets apiece in a World Cup warm-up match here at the Oval. Fast bowler Archer struck twice with the new ball before ending some late resistance from Mohammad Nabi. Afghanistan were in danger ...

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Morgan tells England to ’embrace’ World Cup excitement

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan has urged his side to enjoy the pressure and expectation that comes with opening the World Cup. Tournament hosts and favourites England launch the showpiece event against South Africa at the Oval on Thursday. Their last warm-up match saw them rout Afghanistan by nine wicket ...

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Aqib terms India favourite for World Cup 2019

LAHORE: Former Pakistan cricket team captain Aqib Javed has said that India is the strongest team of the World Cup 2019.  Revealing his favourite team of World Cup 2019, Aqib Javed, who is also head coach Lahore Qalandars, told tothesports that Indian team is a very well-balanced and strong side ...

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Steve Smith hits ton as Australia edge out England

SOUTHHAMPTON: England fell to a 12-run defeat by Australia in a thrilling World Cup warm-up match in Southampton after Steve Smith’s first century since being banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal. Smith hit 116 off 102 balls in an impressively composed innings to steer his side to 297-9. James ...

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Bayliss Says Morgan Could Hold Key To England World Cup Places

MANCHESTER: The final places in England’s World Cup squad could come down to the personal preference of white-ball captain Eoin Morgan, according to coach Trevor Bayliss. Tournament hosts England, bidding to win the World Cup for the first time, have risen to the top of the one-day international rankings since ...

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Jofra Archer’s rapid rise earns him England WC spot

LONDON: Fast bowler Jofra Archer’s whirlwind rise continued when he was named in hosts England’s 15-man World Cup squad having appeared in only three one-day internationals. The 24-year-old, born in Barbados and who represented West Indies at Under-19 level, was not in England’s provisional squad and only made his ODI ...

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Wahab, Amir, Asif named in Pakistan’s final World Cup squad

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) included experienced fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir and hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali in the Pakistan’s final World Cup squad following a loss to England in the one-day series. Hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali also made the World Cup team – at the expense of ...

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Pakistan look to save ODI series against England today

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan will lock horns with England in the 4th one-day international (ODI) match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Friday (today) in order to save the series. England lead the five-match series 2-0, and a defeat in today’s game will bring Pakistan’s chances to save the series to an end. ...

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