Sunday, 21 October 2018

Tag Archives: England

Stokes wishes England newcomer Pope well

LONDON: Absent all-rounder Ben Stokes sent best wishes to his England team-mates, in particular debutant batsman Ollie Pope, ahead of the second Test against India at Lord’s. Stokes was left out of England’s squad’s for the second Test because of his ongoing trial on a charge of affray in Bristol, ...

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Yousuf rates Pakistan as favorites to win ICC World Cup 2019

LONDON: Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf believes that Pakistan is favorites to win the 2019 ICC World Cup. The former stalwart batsman said that Pakistan’s bowling can put them on top in the ODI carnival of next year. Furthermore, Pakistan had also triumphed in the 2017 edition of the Champions Trophy ...

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Ben Stokes lost control in street brawl, court told

RISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes lost his self-control and knocked two men unconscious in a street fight last September, a court heard on Monday as his trial for affray began. Stokes, acting in “revenge, retaliation or punishment”, was involved in a “sustained episode of significant violence”, prosecutor Nicholas Corsellis told ...

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Woakes replaces Stokes as England drop Dawid Malan for 2nd Test

BIRMINGHAM: England recalled Chris Woakes in place of Ben Stokes and brought in Ollie Pope to replace the dropped batsman Dawid Malan when they named a 13-man squad on Sunday for next week’s second Test against India at Lord’s. Stokes took three wickets on Saturday, including the prize scalp of ...

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India set 194 to win first Test against England

EDHBASTON: India were set a target of 194 to win the first Test against England at Edgbaston on Friday with more than two days’ play left in the game. They dismissed England for 180 in their second innings, with fast bowler Ishant Sharma taking three wickets in an over en ...

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Virat Kohli dedicates stunning century to his wife

LONDON: After hitting his maiden century in England, Kohli showed a lovely gesture towards his wife Anushka Sharma by kissing his wedding ring while she was present in the stands to cheer him. The Indian skipper made everyone go aww! with his celebration after he smashed a century against England ...

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Virat Kohli ready to trust his instincts against England

BIRMINGHAM: Virat Kohli is ready to trust in his own game as he looks to prove he can score runs in England. The India captain is one of the leading batsmen in world cricket and the 29-year-old may well be an all-time great by the time his career is finished. ...

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More pressure on lone spinner Adil Rashid after Boycott blast

BIRMINGHAM: Adil Rashid faced further pressure ahead of his controversial recall to the England Test side for their series opener against India at Edgbaston when it was announced Tuesday he would be the lone specialist spinner in their XI. The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that off-spinner Moeen Ali ...

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England name team for first India Test

LONDON: Continuing their old practice of announcing their starting XI on the eve of the Test match, England captain Joe Root has officially confirmed their playing XI for the first Test of the five-match series against India, starting on August 1 in Birmingham. Leg-spinner Adil Rashid and pacer Sam Curran ...

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