Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Tag Archives: England

James Anderson fined for dissent

LONDON:  England fast bowler James Anderson has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire in Saturday’s play in the fifth Test against India at the Oval. Anderson is just two shy of Australia great Glenn McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets. Chasing that ...

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Birthday boy Buttler puts England in command of India finale

LONDON: Jos Buttler celebrated his 28th birthday with an innings of 89 that left England on top in the fifth Test against India at the Oval on Saturday. England, who had already won this five-match series at 3-1 up, started the second day in danger of being dismissed for under ...

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Strauss lauds Cook as England’s ‘greatest player’

LONDON: Alastair Cook was lauded as England’s “greatest ever player” by former opening partner Andrew Strauss during his final Test before international retirement. Cook was thrust straight into the action in his farewell Test after England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India at the ...

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Bairstow to keep wicket in finale

  LONDON: Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Bairstow broke a finger keeping during India’s 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge, with England limited-overs gloveman Jos Buttler taking ...

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Gavaskar questions India’s technique against Moeen Ali

LONDON: It’s been a story of missed opportunities here in England too as India lost a chance of creating history by coming back from a 1-2 deficit and win the series. Like in South Africa, India’s bowlers put the opposition down only for the batsmen to mess it up. The ...

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Alastair Cook’s All-Time Playing Eleven

LONDON: England batsman Alastair Cook recently called time on his Test career. Cook will play his last Test match against India at the Kennington Oval in London, starting on September 7. The 33-year-old Cook, in a video posted on Facebook page of the Lord’s Cricket Ground, revealed his all-time playing ...

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Alastair Cook announces retirement from international cricket

ICC: Former England captain Alastair Cook on Monday announced retirement from international cricket. Cook, best-known for his Test run scores, announced that the ongoing Test series against India will be his last. England will be playing the last Test match against India from 7th September after which Cook won’t be ...

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Moeen Ali credits Saqlain after picking nine wickets against India

LONDON: Making a comeback in a decisive match against India, England allrounder Moeen Ali picked up nine wickets and earned the man of the match award. During the post-match ceremony, Moeen credited his mentor Saqlain Mushtaq for helping him in the training. He attributed his tremendous performance to the Pakistani ...

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Georgia Hall takes three-shot lead in Oregon

LOS ANGELES: England’s Georgia Hall surged into a three-shot lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour’s Cambia Portland Classic, firing a nine-under-par 63 on another day of low scoring in Oregon. The 22-year-old newly minted British Open champion played flawlessly in a bogey-free round which included nine birdies ...

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Ali bowls England to series win over India

LONDON: Moeen Ali bowled England to a series-clinching 60-run win in the fourth Test against India at Southampton on Sunday. Victory, achieved with more than a day to spare, left England an unassailable 3-1 up in the five-match series against India, the world’s number one ranked Test side, ahead of ...

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