Monday, 23 September 2019

Tag Archives: England

England wrongly got extra run, says Simon Taufel

LONDON: England should have been awarded five runs instead of six in the final over of Sunday’s World Cup title clash against New Zealand after a throw from the deep struck Ben Stokes’ bat and ran away for a boundary, former umpire Simon Taufel has said. England ended their 44-year ...

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´Nothing can faze me now´, says Jos Buttler

LONDON: Jos Buttler said nothing would faze him again after his key role in England´s unforgettable World Cup triumph at Lord´s. Buttler was in the thick of things on Sunday as England´s 44-year wait for the sport´s biggest trophy ended in the most dramatic way imaginable against New Zealand. He ...

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´Cricket´s coming home!´: EU congratulates England

LONDON:Britain may be in the middle of a painful divorce from the EU, but Brexit did not stop Brussels congratulating England on Monday on their dramatic cricket World Cup triumph. Before moving to the usual round of questions about migration, US trade relations and EU competition rules, European Commission chief ...

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Tough pill to swallow: Kane Williamson

LONDON: It was quite a long press conference but Kane Williamson kept a brave smile on his face. It was, however, apparent that the New Zealand captain was holding back the tears as he interacted with the media less than an hour after his team’s courageous effort to win its ...

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England crowned world champions

LONDON: England won their maiden Cricket World Cup title in dramatic circumstances on Sunday at historic Lord’s Cricket Ground. The match went into a Super Over, following a tie in the final after Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of New Zealand’s 241-8. The Super Over ...

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Pakistan win Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London

LONDON: Pakistan may have failed to make it to the semifinals of the coveted ICC Cricket World Cup, but the country’s lawmakers fared better than their counterparts from six other countries to win the first Inter-Parliamentary Cricket World Cup in London on Friday. The four-day tournament had begun on Tuesday with lawmakers ...

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Steve Waugh picks England as favorite to lift World Cup

LONDON: Former Australian cricketer and 1999 World Cup hero Steve Waugh on Friday (July 12) chose England against New Zealand to lift the coveted trophy, saying the hosts are in red-hot form in ICC World Cup 2019. Neither England nor New Zealand has won the World Cup before and Sunday’s ...

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Roy free to play in World Cup final despite umpire outburst

BIRMINGHAM: England star Jason Roy has been cleared to play in Sunday´s World Cup final against New Zealand despite showing dissent at an umpire´s decision while helping the hosts book their place in the showpiece match. The Surrey opener had made 85 to set England well on their way to ...

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Finch proud of Australia despite semi-final thrashing

BIRMINGHAM: Aaron Finch insisted he was proud of Australia s progress in the last 12 months despite their embarrassing World Cup semi-final thrashing against England on Thursday. Finch s side slumped out of the tournament in limp fashion as England swept to an eight-wicket win at Edgbaston. Defending champions Australia ...

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Andrew Strauss emotional after England reach World Cup final

BIRMINGHAM: Former England director of cricket Andrew Strauss was overcome with emotion after the team he helped build “obliterated” Australia to reach the World Cup final on Thursday. England booked their first World Cup final appearance for 27 years with an eight-wicket rout of holders Australia at Edgbaston. Eoin Morgan’s ...

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