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Tag Archives: England

No need for England overhaul despite Ashes defeat: Anderson

james-anderson

LONDON: England are on the right track and do not need to overhaul their squad despite crashing to a 4-0 Ashes series defeat to Australia, vice captain Jimmy Anderson said on Monday. Anderson has experienced two 5-0 whitewashes in Australia, including the chaotic 2013-14 trip Down Under which resulted in ...

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50 million trees to be planted to create a Northern England

Government plant 50 million trees across northern England

LIVERPOOL: The UK Government has announced plans to create a forest of 50 million trees across the countryside of the North of England. The Woodland Trust said it plans to plant the trees over 25 years, in an area stretching from Liverpool in the West to Hull in the East. ...

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Ashes: England facing 4-0 defeat against Australia

Ashes

SYDNEY: England are facing another defeat in the final Ashes Test after Australia once again dominated on the fourth day in Sydney. The tourists closed on 93-4, still 210 short of making the home side bat again. They had been reduced to 15-2 and 43-3, but were held together by ...

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Khawaja leads the way as Australia pull away from England

Khawaja leads the way as Australia pull away from England

SYDNEY: Australia strengthened their position on the third day of the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground after finishing the day at 479/4, a lead of 133 over England’s 346. It was an eventful Saturday (January 6) at the venue bathed in pink, which saw wickets ...

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Root falls short of elusive ton as Aussies hit back

Root falls short of elusive ton as Aussies hit back

SYDNEY: England skipper Joe Root again missed out on an elusive first century in the series as Australia fought back with two late wickets on the opening day of the fifth Test on Thursday. Root was out to a superb diving catch by Mitchell Marsh at square leg for 83 ...

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Maxwell, Wade axed from Australia ODI to play England

Maxwell, Wade

SYDNEY: Regulars Glenn Maxwell and Matthew Wade were axed from Australia´s squad on Wednesday for this month´s one-day international series against England. Chief selector Trevor Hohns said ODI specialist Maxwell was omitted over consistency concerns, while Tim Paine takes the wicketkeeping gloves from Wade following his outstanding form in the ...

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UK weather updates as London hit with weather warning for winds

UK weather winds

LONDON: The Met Office has warned of possible injuries and a danger to life from 80mph winds as Storm Eleanor barrels towards the UK. Eleanor, the fifth named storm of the season, is set to bring strong winds and heavy downpours as she moves eastwards across the country on Tuesday ...

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England withdraw Ben Stokes from ODI squad

BEN-STOKES

LONDON: Suspended all-rounder Ben Stokes has been withdrawn by England from the squad for this month’s five-match One-day International series against Australia and has been replaced by batsman Dawid Malan. According to a statement released by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), should ECB receive formal confirmation that he ...

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I deserved criticism for Ashes performances, says Broad

Stuart Broad

LONDON: England’s Stuart Broad has admitted that much of the criticism he received ahead of the team’s fourth Ashes Test was valid. The bowler arrived in Melbourne with just five wickets in the series, but he and double-centurion Alastair Cook went on to belatedly kick-started their Ashes campaigns on day ...

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Smith’s Ton Ensures Boxing Day Test Draw

Smith ton ensures Test draw

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith again proved the immovable obstacle for England as he posted another century to bat out a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne on Saturday, denying the tourists their first win of the series. The Australia skipper stonewalled the English bowling attack to remain ...

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