Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Tag Archives: England

Kohli one step ahead of Joe Root in terms of fitness: Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed recently revealed that Team India captain Virat Kohli was one step ahead of England skipper Joe Root in terms of the fitness level. The ICC Champions Trophy-winning captain said that both of them were outstanding players despite 29-year-old Kohli being one step ahead. When asked ...

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Ashes 2017: Khawaja, Smith put Australia in strong position

ADELAIDE: Usman Khawaja was back in the runs and Steve Smith threatened another big score as Australia recovered from losing both openers on the first day of the second Ashes Test against England in Adelaide on Saturday. Khawaja stepped up from his scratchy batting in Brisbane with a half-century as ...

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Joe Root: Smith’s laughter could be used as motivation

Joe Root says that Steve Smith’s light-hearted reaction during the post-match news conference after the first Test will spur England on in Adelaide. The Australian skipper struggled to keep his giggles under control in Brisbane as the press questioned Cameron Bancroft over his head butt incident with Jonny Bairstow. Smith ...

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Ashes: Australia beat England by 10 wickets in first Test

BRISBANE: Australia completed a 10-wicket victory over England in the first Ashes Test on the fifth morning in Brisbane. Chasing a target of 170, the hosts got the 56 runs they required in little more than an hour, with David Warner 87 not out and debutant Cameron Bancroft unbeaten on ...

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England batsmen must score big to beat Aussies – Ali

BRISBANE: England’s batsmen will have to score big individual hundreds if Joe Root’s tourists are to have any chance of holding on to the Ashes, all-rounder Moeen Ali said on Sunday. England are facing a big defeat to Australia on Monday’s final day after they were bundled out for just ...

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Australia fight-back against England after top-order failure

   BRISBANE: If the first two days of the Test match are anything to go by, the Ashes series should be a keenly fought contest. This was another day of absorbing Test cricket at the Gabba in Brisbane with Australia finishing on 165 for 4 in reply to England’s first ...

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Bank of England pay gap caused by shortage of women

LONDON: The Bank of England has defended its efforts to boost diversity despite unveiling a gender pay gap of 21%. While the Bank’s male and female staff are paid the same, the higher proportion of men in senior positions means there is a gap in the average hourly earnings. On ...

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Absent Ben Stokes sends England good luck video message

LONDON: The all-rounder was not called up for the first five-day clash because he was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm in September and police are currently investigating the issue. Stokes was held overnight during the ODI series with West Indies. And he could be set to miss the ...

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Would-be ‘martyr’ jailed after hunting for Muslims to stab

LONDON: A man who prowled the streets looking for Muslims to stab, believing he would become “a martyr for England”, has been jailed. Mickey Sage, 24, was arrested in the early hours of June 7 on Camberwell Church Street, Camberwell Green, south London, after pulling a knife on two people and ...

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