Friday, 18 January 2019

Tag Archives: England

England ‘happy favourites’ against Sri Lanka, Buttler says

  DAMBULLA: England are “very happy” being favourites for the one-day series in Sri Lanka but are aware that past tours have been “tricky”, Jos Buttler said the eve of the first match in Dambulla. Sri Lanka’s captain Dinesh Chandimal warned meanwhile that conditions were “very different” to England, with ...

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England look for World Cup boost against struggling Sri Lanka

COLOMBO-AFP: In-form England will look to maintain their one-day momentum ahead of next year’s World Cup when they take on a Sri Lanka side in disarray in the first of a five-match series at Dambulla on Wednesday. But Sri Lanka are expected to prove much tougher opposition when a three-Test ...

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England’s Sam Curran wins young cricketer award

LONDON: England all-rounder Sam Curran won the Cricket Writers’ Club young cricketer of the year award on Tuesday while his Surrey teammate Rory Burns was named County Championship player of the year. Curran, 20, made his Test debut against Pakistan in June and ended up as England’s man-of-the-series in a ...

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Ravi Shastri under fire following England series defeat

NEW DELHI: India coach Ravi Shastri has come under fire for his side’s humiliating 4-1 Test series loss to England – a second consecutive away defeat for the world’s top-ranked side. The thrashing in England, following the loss in South Africa earlier this year, piles pressure on Shastri ahead of ...

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Paul Collingwood calls time on career

LONDON: Former England skipper Paul Collingwood will retire from professional cricket at the end of the current season, his County Championship side Durham announced on Thursday. Collingwood, 42, became the first England captain to win a trophy at a global tournament when he guided them to the ICC World T20 ...

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5th Test: Anderson seals England’s win over India

LONDON: James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England’s 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday. With just one wicket to fall, and Anderson needing one more to break the record of 563 he had shared with retired Australia great Glenn ...

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James Anderson fined for dissent

LONDON:  England fast bowler James Anderson has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire in Saturday’s play in the fifth Test against India at the Oval. Anderson is just two shy of Australia great Glenn McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets. Chasing that ...

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Birthday boy Buttler puts England in command of India finale

LONDON: Jos Buttler celebrated his 28th birthday with an innings of 89 that left England on top in the fifth Test against India at the Oval on Saturday. England, who had already won this five-match series at 3-1 up, started the second day in danger of being dismissed for under ...

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Strauss lauds Cook as England’s ‘greatest player’

LONDON: Alastair Cook was lauded as England’s “greatest ever player” by former opening partner Andrew Strauss during his final Test before international retirement. Cook was thrust straight into the action in his farewell Test after England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India at the ...

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Bairstow to keep wicket in finale

  LONDON: Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Bairstow broke a finger keeping during India’s 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge, with England limited-overs gloveman Jos Buttler taking ...

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