Monday, 16 December 2019

Tag Archives: England

Buttler rescues England after familiar collapse puts Australia on top

LONDON: Jos Buttler scored a superb half-century to rescue England after Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh’s four wickets provoked a familiar collapse on day one of the fifth Ashes Test. England had taken control of proceedings in south London, moving to 103-1 and 170-3 in the afternoon session thanks to Joe ...

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Smith, Labuschagne steady Australia in fourth Ashes Test

MANCHESTER: Australia star Steve Smith looked like he had never been away as he marked his first Test since suffering concussion with a fourth fifty in as many innings against England this Ashes series at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Smith, a shining light for the tourists on a dull day ...

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‘Best and worst day’ now in past, focus on World T20: Guptill

COLOMBO:  New Zealand’s Martin Guptill went through “the best and worst day” of his career during last month’s Cricket World Cup final against England but the opening batsman’s focus has now firmly shifted to the World Twenty20 in Australia next year. Guptill was heavily involved in two pieces of action ...

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Australia deserved to win at Headingley: Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath

LONDON: Australia will take the dramatic loss by one wicket in the third Test at Headingley extremely hard. When you have chances to win the game but do not do it then it is always more difficult to take. Ben Stokes played one of the best innings I have seen ...

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Stokes’ life will change forever, says Ian Botham

LONDON: England’s Ben Stokes has become a “world box-office attraction” with his Ashes heroics in the third test against Australia and his life will never be the same again, former all-rounder Ian Botham has said. All-rounder Stokes’ unbeaten 135 at Headingley on Sunday helped the hosts chase down a record ...

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Jack Leach can´t believe he’s an Ashes hero

LEEDS: Jack Leach put his cult hero status down to looking like a “village cricketer” after his key supporting role enabled Ben Stokes to steer England to a staggering victory in the third Ashes Test. England were 286-9, still needing 73 more runs to reach a victory target of 359 ...

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Superb Stokes steers England to stunning win in Leeds

LEEDS: An extraordinary 135 not out from Ben Stokes earned England an exciting one-wicket victory in the third Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series against Australia at 1-1, with the home side chasing down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion. Starting the day looking to prevent ...

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Morris welcomes Pakistan back to Cardiff for T20I in 2020

LONDON: Glamorgan’s chief executive Hugh Morris has expressed his delight at the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) allotting Cardiff’s Sophia Gardens one of the three T20Is between England and Pakistan in 2020, while hoping that the game attracts a full house. The ECB on Wednesday announced the home fixtures ...

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Archer claims six, Australia all out for 179

HEADINGLEY: Six wickets to Jofra Archer has England on top after another intriguing day in this Ashes series as Australia were bowled out for 179 on the opening day of the third Test at Headingley. There was good sense in Joe Root’s decision. The clouds were low, the forecast was ...

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Jason Roy set to play in third Test after concussion test

LEEDS: England batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit in the nets ahead of the third Ashes Test against Australia at Headingley. The 29-year-old opener was struck by a throw-down from ex-England international Marcus Trescothick, working with the team in a temporary coaching capacity, during practice. ...

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