Tuesday, 23 October 2018

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West Indies reveal dates for England tour in a decade

BARBADOS: Cricket West Indies announced Friday the dates for what they said was the “biggest” England tour in a decade. The all-format two-month visit by England, which begins in January, will see them face the West Indies in three Tests, five one-day internationals and two T20 internationals. A CWI statement ...

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India beat England in 3rd Test

LONDON: Joe Root says he believes his England side will come back “with a strong response” against India after the visitors took just 17 balls to wrap up a 203-run victory on the final day of the third Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday. England, set a mammoth 521 to ...

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Transgender referee takes charge in England

MANCHESTER: A transgender referee was to set to take charge of a football match in England on Sunday in what was hailed by the British press as a first. “People will be a bit shocked when I run on to the pitch,” Lucy Clark, 46, formerly known as Nick, told ...

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Kohli misses ton as India fight back in 3rd England Test

NOTTINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli fell three runs short of a hundred but had the satisfaction of leading an India batting revival on the first day of the third Test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday. At stumps India were 307 for six after losing the toss. A day ...

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England recall Stokes for third Test against India

NOTTINGHAM: England have recalled Ben Stokes to their starting XI for the third Test against India at Trent Bridge just 72 hours after he was cleared in a trial for affray, captain Joe Root announced. All-rounder Stokes had been added to England’s 13-man squad on Tuesday after being acquitted at ...

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India the latest to pay for lack of tour preparation

LONDON: When India won their first series in England in 1971 they had eight first-class matches in the run-up to the first Test; this year India had one and are 2-0 down with three to play. The 1971 India side, captained by Ajit Wadekar, whose death was announced on Wednesday, ...

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England’s Stokes acquitted of affray

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray in a unanimous decision by a jury in less than three hours of deliberations following a trial at Bristol Crown Court. The 27-year-old – whose co-defendant Ryan Ali was also found unanimously not guilty – had been charged following ...

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Stokes called up to England’s third Test squad

LONDON: Ben Stokes is in line to play in the third Test against India after being recalled to the squad following his acquittal on a charge of affray. The 27-year-old New Zealand-born all-rounder, who took six wickets in the first Test victory over India but missed the second Test due ...

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2nd Test – England rout India by an innings and 159 runs

. LONDON: England thrashed India by an innings and 159 runs to win the second Test at Lord´s on Sunday with visiting skipper Virat Kohli admitting: “We deserved to lose.” Victory, achieved on the fourth day of a rain-marred match featuring a total first-day washout, put England 2-0 up in ...

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