Saturday, 19 January 2019

Tag Archives: England

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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Gavaskar questions India’s technique against Moeen Ali

LONDON: It’s been a story of missed opportunities here in England too as India lost a chance of creating history by coming back from a 1-2 deficit and win the series. Like in South Africa, India’s bowlers put the opposition down only for the batsmen to mess it up. The ...

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Alastair Cook’s All-Time Playing Eleven

LONDON: England batsman Alastair Cook recently called time on his Test career. Cook will play his last Test match against India at the Kennington Oval in London, starting on September 7. The 33-year-old Cook, in a video posted on Facebook page of the Lord’s Cricket Ground, revealed his all-time playing ...

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Alastair Cook announces retirement from international cricket

ICC: Former England captain Alastair Cook on Monday announced retirement from international cricket. Cook, best-known for his Test run scores, announced that the ongoing Test series against India will be his last. England will be playing the last Test match against India from 7th September after which Cook won’t be ...

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Moeen Ali credits Saqlain after picking nine wickets against India

LONDON: Making a comeback in a decisive match against India, England allrounder Moeen Ali picked up nine wickets and earned the man of the match award. During the post-match ceremony, Moeen credited his mentor Saqlain Mushtaq for helping him in the training. He attributed his tremendous performance to the Pakistani ...

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Georgia Hall takes three-shot lead in Oregon

LOS ANGELES: England’s Georgia Hall surged into a three-shot lead at the halfway stage of the LPGA Tour’s Cambia Portland Classic, firing a nine-under-par 63 on another day of low scoring in Oregon. The 22-year-old newly minted British Open champion played flawlessly in a bogey-free round which included nine birdies ...

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Ali bowls England to series win over India

LONDON: Moeen Ali bowled England to a series-clinching 60-run win in the fourth Test against India at Southampton on Sunday. Victory, achieved with more than a day to spare, left England an unassailable 3-1 up in the five-match series against India, the world’s number one ranked Test side, ahead of ...

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West Indies reveal dates for England tour in a decade

BARBADOS: Cricket West Indies announced Friday the dates for what they said was the “biggest” England tour in a decade. The all-format two-month visit by England, which begins in January, will see them face the West Indies in three Tests, five one-day internationals and two T20 internationals. A CWI statement ...

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India beat England in 3rd Test

LONDON: Joe Root says he believes his England side will come back “with a strong response” against India after the visitors took just 17 balls to wrap up a 203-run victory on the final day of the third Test at Trent Bridge on Wednesday. England, set a mammoth 521 to ...

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Transgender referee takes charge in England

MANCHESTER: A transgender referee was to set to take charge of a football match in England on Sunday in what was hailed by the British press as a first. “People will be a bit shocked when I run on to the pitch,” Lucy Clark, 46, formerly known as Nick, told ...

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