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Jason Roy, Root score centuries in record England win

BARBADOS: Jason Roy and Joe Root scored centuries as England clinched a record-breaking victory over West Indies in a display of pure power hitting and shot making by both sides in their opening one-day international in Barbados on Wednesday. Roy made 123 and Root 102 as the visitors scored 364 ...

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Alastair Cook confident England can end World Cup drought

LONDON: Alastair Cook believes England can end decades of World Cup disappointment with a triumph on home soil this year. England have never won the men’s World Cup, but with 100 days to go until the start of the latest edition, a team captained by Eoin Morgan are top of ...

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England expects as ICC World Cup looms into view

LONDON: With 100 days until the 2019 World Cup gets underway, might it be the year that England lift the global game s premier limited-overs trophy at long last? England – the pioneers of one-day cricket as a professional sport – have taken part in every World Cup since staging ...

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Gabriel apologises over Joe Root sledge

ST LUCIA: West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel sought to clear the air over what he said to England captain Joe Root and extended an “unreserved apology” for his comments during the third Test against England in St Lucia. Gabriel, 30, had accepted a charge for breaching the International Cricket ...

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England take first day honours against Windies

ST LUCIA: Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler compiled an unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 124 to guide England to 231 for four at the close on day one of the third test against West Indies in St Lucia. Stokes enjoyed a most unusual reprieve when he was caught-and-bowled for 52 by ...

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Ponting: Australia can contend at World Cup with Smith, Warner

MELBOURNE: Australia’s new assistant coach Ricky Ponting believes the inclusion of Steve Smith and David Warner will help the nation shrug off a woeful run of form in one-day cricket and transform them into genuine contenders at the World Cup in England. Smith and Warner’s ball-tampering bans expire on March ...

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Gayle, Lewis back in Windies squad for England ODIs

ST LUCIA: Gayle last played for West Indies during the home ODI series against Bangladesh in July 2018, and had made himself unavailable for the tours of India and Bangladesh over the 2018-19 winter in order to play the Afghanistan Premier League and the T10 League. Lewis had withdrawn from ...

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Ricky Ponting appointed assistant coach for World Cup ’19

SYDNEY: Former national skipper Ricky Ponting was on Friday recruited to work alongside coach Justin Langer, focusing mainly on the batsmen, for the looming World Cup in England where Australia will defend their title. The appointment of the vastly experienced Ponting, who played at five World Cups and won at ...

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Suspended Jason Holder joins Northamptonshire

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder will play for Northamptonshire during the first part of the 2019 English season, the club announced Thursday. Holder, 27, has led the West Indies to an unassailable 2-0 lead in their ongoing three-Test series at home to England and is currently ranked as the ...

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West Indies crush England again for series win

NORTH SOUND: Kemar Roach and captain Jason Holder led another rout of the England batting line-up as the West Indies completed a crushing series-clinching 10-wicket victory after tea on the third day of the second Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Saturday. Trailing by 119 runs ...

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