Sunday, 21 October 2018

Tag Archives: England

India sweat due to heat and Ashwin fitness

LONDON: India were made to sweat by Essex who reached 237-5 on the second day of their tour match at Chelmsford with their discomfort under sweltering sunshine compounded by fears over the fitness of key spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Virat Kohli’s team, playing their only warm-up match before the Test series ...

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England will have slight edge: Dale Steyn

LONDON: Dale Steyn has played five Test matches in England, all in the months of July and August and took 23 wickets at 31.65. South Africa either won or drew these matches in 2008 and 2012. Past his prime now, Steyn has also represented Warwickshire and Essex in 13 County ...

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Adil Rashid ‘surprised’ by England recall for India opener

EDGBASTON: Adil Rashid admitted even he was “kind of surprised” by his dramatic recall to England’s Test squad for next week’s series opener against India at Edgbaston. But angry Yorkshire chief executive Mark Arthur said he hoped England “knew what they are doing”. Rashid was included in a 13-man squad ...

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Adil Rashid could get England call to face India

LEEDS: Leg-spinner Adil Rashid could earn an England Test recall to face India if he changes his mind over red-ball cricket, coach Trevor Bayliss said Thursday, with the slow bowler likely to prove a key weapon on wickets baked dry by the country’s ongoing heatwave. The 30-year-old has not played ...

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England’s Smith, Ghana’s Mensah seek world boxing crowns

LAS VEGAS: Former world champion Liam Smith of England and unbeaten top-ranked contender Rafael Mensah of Ghana each attempt to dethrone undefeated world boxing champions in a Saturday card at Las Vegas. Smith, 26-1-1 with 14 knockouts, fights outside Europe for only the second time in his Vegas debut when ...

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Pakistan to face England before World Cup 2019

LONDON: Pakistan is set to be England’s first opponents of the home international season next year as the England and Wales Cricket Board on Thursday announced that Pakistan will play five one-day internationals (ODI) and a lone T20I against England in England before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Pakistan ...

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Lord’s to host England’s Test clash with Ireland

LONDON: England’s historic first Test match against Ireland will be played at Lord’s next July. Ireland made their Test debut against Pakistan at Malahide in May and in 2019 they will head to London for a four-day match against England at the home of cricket from July 24-27. It will ...

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Joe Root jumps to 2nd in ODI rankings

LONDON: England’s Joe Root new-found ODI form, that included two match-winning centuries in the three matches against India, has benefitted him with a career-best second spot on the ICC ODI rankings. His England counterparts, Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan too moved up the charts to the 19th and 22nd spots ...

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Root, Morgan leads England to series win over India

LEEDS: Joe Root became England’s all-time leading one-day international century-maker as an innings of exactly 100 not out on his Headingley home ground saw the hosts to an eight-wicket victory over India on Tuesday and a 2-1 series win. This was Root’s second unbeaten century in successive innings after his ...

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Morgan puts India series win above No.1 ranking

LONDON : Eoin Morgan has insisted England value a series win over India far more highly than remaining as the world s top-ranked one-day international side. England will stay at number one in the International Cricket Council s standings even if they lose their series-decider against India at Headingley on ...

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