Friday, 14 December 2018

Tag Archives: England

Pakistan collapse gives England early edge in second Test

LEEDS: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was left pondering his decision to bat first after a collapse handed England the advantage on the first day of the second Test at Headingley on Friday. England were 106 for two at stumps, just 68 runs behind Pakistan’s lowly first-innings 174 all out. England ...

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Amir eyes golden memory with series win in England

LONDON: Muhammad Amir claims bowling Pakistan to a Test series win in England would be “the best memory” of his life. Fired-up Amir was a key figure in Pakistan’s nine-wicket win over England in the first Test at Lord’s. The 26-year-old pace bowler took five wickets in a triumph that ...

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Afridi replaces Morgan as ICC World XI captain against Windies

LONDON: Pakistan’s star all rounder Shahid Afridi will lead the ICC World XI side against West Indies in the one-off T20I at Lord’s on May 31 after England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan pulled out of the contest due to fractured finger. Morgan’s national teammate Sam Billings will replace him in the squad. ...

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Sethi asks May to send England team to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has revealed that he has asked Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May to consider sending the England team to tour Pakistan. Sethi, who is in England to watch Pakistan’s two-Test series against the Three Lions, expressed those views in a meeting with May. ...

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Sarfraz surprised but proud of Pakistan’s win

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he felt both surprised and proud after his inexperienced side outplayed England during a dominant nine-wicket win in the first Test at Lord’s. Victory, completed before lunch on the fourth day, put Pakistan 1-0 up in a two-match series ahead of the second Test ...

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England lead by 56 runs against Pakistan at Lord’s

LONDON: Jos Buttler and Dom Bess shared a spirited century stand to save England from a humiliating innings defeat by Pakistan in the first test at Lord´s on Saturday. The pair came together with the hosts reeling at 110 for six, 69 runs behind the touring side and heading for ...

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Dhoni, Kohli feature in English 100-ball league

England’s innovative 100-ball league, which is set to be launched in 2020, could feature India cricket stars like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma. Though the BCCI has followed a strict policy of not allowing Indian cricketers to play in domestic leagues except the IPL, there are reports of ...

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Pakistan bowl England out for 184 in Ist Test

LONDON: Pakistani bowlers dismissed England for 184 runs in the first innings of the first Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday. Opener Alastair Cook, appearing in a record-equalling 153rd consecutive Test appearance, was the only batsman to make a half-century, with a well-made innings of 70. Mohammad Abbas and ...

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Stokes ready to inspire refreshed England against Pakistan

England’s Joe Root and Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed pose with the Test series trophy. LONDON: After a winless winter in test matches, England is hoping the return of a fully fit and focused Ben Stokes will inspire his team to victory over Pakistan. The all-rounder’s absence was acutely felt as England ...

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England skipper Joe Root terms Pakistan a strong side

LONDON: England skipper Joe Root reckoned Pakistan as a strong side who has world class players who could exploit English conditions in the first of two Tests starting at Lord’s on Thursday. Root is in second year of his captaincy and has to overcome a tough loss in the Ashes ...

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