Friday, 20 April 2018

Tag Archives: England

England U19s hit record score in win over Canada


AUCKLAND: England made light work of Canada to round off the group stages of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with another victory and set up a quarter-final with Australia. Captain Harry Brook lost the toss for the third game in a row – the only thing he’s getting wrong at ...

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England beat Australia again to lead ODI series 2-0


BRISBANE: England’s Joe Root, left, celebrates after getting the wicket of Australia’s Steve Smith, right, during the one day cricket match between England and Australia in Brisbane, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Brisbane: England cruised to a four-wicket victory over Australia in Friday’s second One-Day Cricket international at the Gabba to ...

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Ben Stokes court date clashes with T20 return

ben stokes

LONDON: Ben Stokes s return to international cricket could be further delayed as he faces having to be in court the day he was due to play a T20 match in New Zealand, police revealed on Thursday. The talismanic 26-year-old has been included in the squad to play a triangular T20 ...

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Under-19 World Cup: England thump Bangladesh to reach quarter finals

Under 19 World Cup England thump Bangladesh to reach quarter finals

QUEENSTOWN: England defeated Bangladesh on Thursday to qualify for the quarter finals of the Under-19 World Cup. A century by skipper Harry Brook helped England qualify for the last-eight stage of the competition. Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat first. However, the decision which did not go in ...

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Flintoff eyes England coaching role in 2019

Andrew Flintoff

LONDON: Andrew Flintoff has revealed he could consider applying to become England coach when the job is open next year. Trevor Bayliss has announced his intention to step down after the 2019 Ashes series and former England all-rounder Flintoff is pondering a bid to take over. Flintoff, 40, played a ...

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Roy record inspires England to victory

Jason Roy

MELBOURNE: England’s opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday. After their wretched Ashes campaign, in which they were beaten 4-0, the tourists chased down a hefty Australian total ...

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Future stars ready to shine at ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

LONDON: Cricket royalty Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, David Warner, Joe Root, Shoaib Malik and Chris Gayle are just a few of the names to cut their teeth at the ICC Under-19 World Cup before going on to enjoy stardom at the elite level. BRENDON EGAN looks at five players to ...

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England coach Bayliss to step down in 2019

England coach Trevor Bayliss

LONDON: England coach Trevor Bayliss will step down when his contract ends in 2019, he announced on Tuesday at the end of a troubled Ashes test tour of Australia. The 55-year-old Australian, who was appointed in 2015 to succeed the sacked Peter Moores, said by then it would be time ...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from cricket


LONDON: Star English cricketer Kevin Pietersen has announced his impending retirement, saying his playing career will be over by the end of this year. The 37-year-old, currently playing for the Melbourne Stars in the BBL, said after Saturday night’s derby loss to the Renegades that had made the decision “recently”. ...

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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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