Friday, 22 February 2019

Tag Archives: England

South Africa fight back, but England still in control

MANCHESTER: Moeen Ali is confident he has helped put England in a winning position after “riding the wave” in his instinctive counter-attacking half-century at Old Trafford. Moeen’s response to a spot of adversity at 153 for seven in England’s second innings was to play to his strengths as a natural ...

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Bairstow 99, Anderson wickets put England in command

LONDON: For almost two decades South Africa have toured England, won the Test series and lopped off the head of the opposing captain in the process. But not anymore. This time they have provided lift off for the Joe Root era with England in charge of the fourth Investec Test ...

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UK acid attack survivors demand tougher sentences

TRURO: Victims of acid attacks in Britain are calling on the government to enforce longer prison sentences and tighten controls on the sale of corrosive substances, after a jump in the number of cases last year and in 2017. The issue hit headlines after a recent spate of attacks, including ...

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Drawing Not Allowed In Islam: Moeen Ali Told On Twitter

LONDON: England cricketer Moeen Ali became the latest target of trolls after he asked his Twitter followers to bid for his drawing for a charity. The all-rounder’s portrait of Sir Viv Richards was to be auctioned by Cricket United, a cricket charity awareness campaign that raises money for the Professional Cricketers’ ...

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Moeen Ali credits Saqlain Mushtaq for maiden hat-trick

LONDON: England all-rounder Moeen Ali paid due credit to his bowling coach Saqlain Mushtaq after claiming his maiden Test hat-trick against South Africa at Oval. England were already cruising to claim thier second win against South Africa in the 4-match Test series when took to pitch on Day 5, but ...

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Moeen Ali helps England thrash South Africa

LONDON: Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval’s 100 Test-history to take a hat-trick as England wrapped up a crushing 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa on Monday. Victory put England 2-1 up in this four-match series, with just the fourth Test at Old Trafford ...

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Somerset county club signs Fakhar Zaman

LONDON: Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman will be playing for Somerset county club, Samaa reported. Zaman, who played a key role in Pakistan’s Champions Trophy 2017 win, has been recently drafted in this year’s edition of Caribbean Premier League (CPL). It is pertinent to mention that all Pakistani cricketers drafted in the ...

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Denmark stun champions Germany at women’s Euros

TILBURG : Germany’s hopes of a seventh successive European women’s title were shattered on Sunday when second-half headers by Nadia Nadim and Theresa Nielsen gave Denmark a shock 2-1 victory in the quarter-finals in Rotterdam. In Thursday’s semi-finals, Denmark will face newcomers Austria who beat Spain 5-3 on penalties following ...

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Stokes double gives England control

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s double-strike, following half-centuries from Tom Westley, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, left England eyeing victory at the end of the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday. At stumps, South Africa was 117 for 4 having been set a massive target ...

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