Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Tag Archives: England

England batsmen must score big to beat Aussies – Ali

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BRISBANE: England’s batsmen will have to score big individual hundreds if Joe Root’s tourists are to have any chance of holding on to the Ashes, all-rounder Moeen Ali said on Sunday. England are facing a big defeat to Australia on Monday’s final day after they were bundled out for just ...

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Australia fight-back against England after top-order failure

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   BRISBANE: If the first two days of the Test match are anything to go by, the Ashes series should be a keenly fought contest. This was another day of absorbing Test cricket at the Gabba in Brisbane with Australia finishing on 165 for 4 in reply to England’s first ...

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Bank of England pay gap caused by shortage of women

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LONDON: The Bank of England has defended its efforts to boost diversity despite unveiling a gender pay gap of 21%. While the Bank’s male and female staff are paid the same, the higher proportion of men in senior positions means there is a gap in the average hourly earnings. On ...

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Absent Ben Stokes sends England good luck video message

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LONDON: The all-rounder was not called up for the first five-day clash because he was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm in September and police are currently investigating the issue. Stokes was held overnight during the ODI series with West Indies. And he could be set to miss the ...

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Would-be ‘martyr’ jailed after hunting for Muslims to stab

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LONDON: A man who prowled the streets looking for Muslims to stab, believing he would become “a martyr for England”, has been jailed. Mickey Sage, 24, was arrested in the early hours of June 7 on Camberwell Church Street, Camberwell Green, south London, after pulling a knife on two people and ...

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Wyatt hundred gives England T20 win over Australia

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LONDON: Through the most daring of hands, Danni Wyatt has steered England to the least likely of victories, the visitors ending their Women’s Ashes campaign by knocking off the highest successful run chase in the history of women’s Twenty20 Internationals. In turn, Heather Knight’s side now fly home having levelled ...

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Bolt trains Australia cricket team before Ashes against England

Usain Bolt trains Australia cricket

SYDNEY: Australia’s cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve ...

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Malan Century Buoys England Ahead of Ashes

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TOWNVILLE: Dawid Malan became England’s second century-maker as the tourists built a big lead over Cricket Australia XI in the final Ashes warm-up game in Townsville on Friday. The Middlesex left-hander converted his overnight 57 into 109 as England amassed a first innings of 515 against the inexperienced local side. ...

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England must silence Aussie crowds to win Ashes: Swann

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LONDON: England must silence the baying home crowds if they are to stand any chance of getting on top of Australia during the upcoming Ashes series, said former spinner Graeme Swann. Swann , who retired mid-way through England ‘s ill-fated tour in 2013/14, described the noise levels at the Gabba ...

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