Saturday, 23 September 2017

Tag Archives: England

England are ‘beatable’ says Windies great Richards

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BIRMINGHAM: Vivian Richards has insisted England are “beatable” as he urged the West Indies to restore a sense of pride during their Test series against Joe Root’s men. The first of a three-match contest starts at Birmingham’s Edgbaston ground on Thursday with the inaugural day/night Test in England. West Indies ...

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Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir to be included in World XI squad

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CAPE TOWN: Pakistan Cricket Board has made commendable positive progress in negotiations with foreign cricketers for the tour with just a few weeks to go until the ICC World XI team comes to Pakistan for a three-match T20 series. PCB sources report that South Africa’s star batsman Hashim Amla and ...

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Malala Is Going To Oxford

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Malala Yousafzai is congratulated after collecting her A-level exam results at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England. BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai was only 15 when she was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for the education of girls. Now, she has been accepted to Oxford, one of ...

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Jos Buttler signs Bangladesh T20 deal

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DHAKA: Jos Buttler has agreed a contract understood to be worth £200,000 to play in the Bangladesh Premier League in November – a move that will hinge on whether England give permission on security grounds or select him as their reserve wicketkeeper for the Ashes. Buttler, who has agreed to ...

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Ali ready for life in the pink

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BIRMINGHAM: Moeen Ali is confident it will take more than a pink ball to put him off his stride during England’s inaugural day/night Test. The off-spinning all-rounder was England’s man-of-the-series after starring with both bat and ball during the recent 3-1 Test triumph at home to South Africa. Now Birmingham-born ...

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Broad backs Anderson to fire in Ashes

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LONDON: Stuart Broad is “very confident” longstanding new-ball partner James Anderson will play a “big part” in England’s upcoming Ashes defence in Australia. Anderson recently turned 35 and there are concerns a five-Test series ‘Down Under’, which starts in November, could be a tour too far for England’s all-time leading ...

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London Police Commissioner turns out Pakistan cricket lover

Cressida Dick

LONDON: Pakistan cricket remains one of the most followed sides of the game, with cricketing fans emerging from unexpected places. After the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in London revealed herself to be a fan of Pakistan legendry all rounder Imran Khan and Pakistan cricket. Cressida Dick, the first female ...

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Moeen Ali wants permanent role for Saqlain

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LONDON: Moeen Ali has implored the ECB to employ Saqlain Mushtaq on a permanent basis after his record-breaking series against South Africa. Moeen credited Saqlain for his advice after claiming 25 wickets in the four-match series. But with the former Pakistan spinner employed only on a consultancy basis – meaning ...

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South Africa fight back, but England still in control

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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

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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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