Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Tag Archives: England

Kate says she’s ‘very lucky’ to be a princess

NORFOLK: When a young girl met Kate Middleton during a royal visit in Norfolk, England on Tuesday morning, she asked the one question we’d all like to know the answer to. What’s it like to be a real-life Princess? Kate opened up as she met with several families and children, ...

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Ben Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

KOLKATA: Ben Stokes said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-around performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata. Stokes hit an unbeaten 39-ball 57 and claimed three wickets to hand England their first win ...

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Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series

CUTTACK: Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India’s series clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack. England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 for victory, gave ...

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Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash

CENTURION: Sri Lanka are eager to regain some pride after a dismal Test series when they start the limited-overs section of their tour with the first of three Twenty20 internationals on Friday (. They will face an inexperienced South African team in the T20 series before playing the hosts in ...

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Joe Root ready to captain England should Cook quit

LONDON: England’s Joe Root has said he is ready to take on the mantle of Test skipper should Alastair Cook decide to relinquish the captaincy. Root, part of the England limited-overs squad currently in India, has been widely tipped to take over the Test reins if Cook decides to stand ...

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‘No regrets’ for Morgan as he resumes captaincy

LONDON: England’s Eoin Morgan insisted on Monday he had no regrets over his controversial decision to skip last year’s tour of Bangladesh, ahead of his return to the One-day International (ODI) captaincy in India this week. Morgan, skipper of England’s Twenty20 and 50-over sides, came in for criticism for opting ...

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Billings’ 93 helps England hunt down 305

Sam Billings gears up for a reverse sweep, India A v England XI, Mumbai. MUMBAI: Shikhar Dhawan and Yuvraj Singh scored half-centuries, and the relatively less-heralded Ambati Rayudu scored a hundred. But, the magic the crowd thirsted for had to be conjured by the man they had assembled in large ...

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Abbott expected to shelve South Africa for Hampshire deal

CAPE TOWN: South African cricket was rocked on Thursday when it was announced that Test fast bowler Kyle Abbott had quit the national team in order to play county cricket in England. Cricket South Africa (CSA) immediately cancelled Abbott’s contract and said it was in the process of doing the ...

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Broad’s Aussie welcome … with an expiry date

LONDON: England and Hobart Hurricanes quick has some fun on social media with Australian cricket’s governing body. England quick Stuart Broad is having plenty of fun on social media during his six-week stint in Australia with Hobart Hurricanes. Fresh from some banter with cricket.com.au regarding the issue of walking after ...

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