Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: England

Third Test to decide Windies-England

LONDON: The fight is on and Lord’s has become a do-or-die venue for England and the West Indies. The home team was expected to wrap up the three-Test series against much-maligned West Indies last week at Headingley, but in an astonishing turnaround the visitors levelled the series at 1-1 in ...

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Trying to help Pakistan is important for cricket: Paul Collingwood

Paul-Collingwood

LONDON: There are lots of reasons why I’m looking forward to playing in the World XI T20 tour of Lahore. Hopefully this can be a significant step in helping Pakistan host international fixtures again after eight years of playing in other countries, including their home series in the United Arab ...

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LONDON: Ahsan Khan to play the eternal romantic Ranjha

Ahsan Khan

LONDON: If there’s one Pakistani actor who is has piqued the interest of every TV and film director in town, it has to be Ahsan Khan. Although Khan has been around for more than a decade – during which he did some forgettable plays and films – this talented half-British-half-Pakistani ...

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Scots trains run slower on average than London based services

TRAIN

TRAINS connecting Scotland’s main cities are running at dramatically slower average speeds than those in the South East of England, new research has shown. Services from London travel on average between 65 to 93mph, but one Scottish route – between Edinburgh and Perth – trains managed to hit just 25mph ...

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Root leads England rally against Windies

England's Joe Root reaches his half century against West Indies during the second cricket Test match at Headingley cricket ground in  Leeds, England, Friday Aug. 25, 2017. (Nigel French/PA via AP)

LEEDS:  England captain threatened to make the West Indies pay for giving him another reprieve in the second Test at Headingley after opposing skipper Jason Holder starred with both bat and ball. England were 171 for three in their second innings at stumps on Sunday’s third day, a lead of ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

World XI squad

LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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Paul Collingwood admits to play T20I series in Lahore

Paul Collingwood

LONDON: Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has been approached to play in a T20 series in Pakistan next month as part of the campaign to bring top-level cricket back to the country. Collingwood admits he could be willing to take part in the landmark three-match series in Lahore providing security ...

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Gayle, Samuels return to Windies squad for England ODIs

Gayle, Samuels

BENGALURU: There was some rare good news for West Indies cricket when Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels were included in the one-day squad for next month’s series against England on Monday. Batsman Gayle, one of the biggest drawcards in world cricket, has not represented West Indies since the 2015 World ...

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Ian Bell steps down as Warwickshire captain

Ian Bell

LONDON: Former England batting great Ian Bell has taken the drastic step of resigning as Warwickshire captain in order to resolve his lack of runs. The 35-year-old – who played the last of his 118 Tests against Pakistan in 2015 – has failed to sparkle with the bat this term ...

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