Friday, 31 March 2017

Tag Archives: England

Alastair Cook quits as England Test captain – ECB

Alastair Cook

LONDON: Alastair Cook has resigned as England Test captain after a record 59 matches in the role, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. Cook, England´s leading scorer in Tests with 11,057 runs, became captain in August 2012 and led his country to Ashes glory on home ...

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Morgan bemoans collapse return to bad old days

NEW DELHI: Skipper Eoin Morgan said England’s batting collapse in the third Twenty20 international was their worst performance in recent times after India inflicted a crushing defeat in the series decider in Bangalore. Chasing 203 for victory, England’s much-vaunted batting line-up imploded on Wednesday night, losing their last eight wickets ...

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Chahal sinks England as India clinch series 2-1

BANGALORE:  India skipper Virat Kohli Wednesday said he has faith in Yuzvendra Chahal’s abilities after the leg spinner claimed six wickets to set up his country’s 75-run series-clinching victory in the third Twenty20 international in Bangalore. Chahal recorded his T20 best of 6-25 to help skittle out England for 127 ...

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Saqlain a ‘huge help’, says Surrey and England U19 spinner Virdi

LONDON: Surrey and England Young Lions off-spinner Amar Virdi insists Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq has helped elevate his game to another level. Virdi signed his first professional contract with Surrey last summer after playing regularly for the county’s second XI and representing England U19s in their Test series with Sri ...

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Eoin Morgan to complain against Indian umpire for wrong decision

NAGPUR: England captain Eoin Morgan expressed his frustration over the quality of umpiring and indicated that the team management will give their feedback to the Match Referee. Match report; Photos; Series schedule England lost the second T20 International by 5 runs and Joe Root got a real howler as Indian ...

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India level T20 series against England

NAGPUR: Fast bowler Ashish Nehra claimed three wickets as he combined with Jasprit Bumrah to choke the England batting and set up India’s series levelling five-run win in the second Twenty20 international in Nagpur. Chasing 145 for victory, England needed eight off the final over but Bumrah claimed two wickets ...

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Ali, Morgan star in big England win

KANPUR: Skipper Eoin Morgan Thursday hailed England’s “outstanding” bowling performance after Moeen Ali’s superb spell set up a comprehensive seven-wicket win over India in the first Twenty20 international in Kanpur. Chasing a modest 148 for victory, England rode on the third-wicket 83-run stand between Morgan (51) and Joe Root (46 ...

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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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