Saturday, 23 June 2018

Tag Archives: England

Afridi, Malik and Perera to play for World XI at Lord’s

LONDON: Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik and Thisara Perera will be part of the World XI in the T20 International against West Indies to be played at Lord’s on May 31, the ICC announced today. The match is being staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues ...

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Ben Stokes aims to restore England’s Test luster

LONDON: Ben Stokes is desperate to inspire England back to the pinnacle of Test cricket, saying the team has “slacked off” in the past two years, slipping to fifth in the world rankings. The 26-year-old all-rounder returned to international cricket in February against New Zealand but could not prevent a ...

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Incredible year for my daughter, says Anya Shrubsole’s dad

LONDON: England’s woman cricketer Anya Shrubsole’s father Ian is over the moon. Her right-arm medium pacer daughter is not only one of the Wisden’s five cricketers of the year, but also on the cover page of the 2018 edition of cricket’s Bible. Speaking exclusively, he says, “it has been an ...

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Pakistan announce squad for Ireland, England Tests

LONDON: Batsmen Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Usman Salahuddin and Saad Ali received maiden call-ups in a 16-man Test squad for Pakistan’s tour to Ireland and England named by chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq on Sunday, with no place – as expected – for fast bowler Wahab Riaz. It is a squad that contains a notably large batting contingent, with ...

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Commonwealth Games 2018 England vs Pakistan ends 2-2 draw in hockey

GOLD COAST: Pakistan drew 2-2 against England in a thrilling encounter in men’s hockey at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Both the teams played two goalless quarters in the match, but then Pakistan’s Muhammad Irfan Jr. opened the scoring with a 32nd-minute goal. England’s Mark Gleghorne equalised the ...

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Yasir Shah to miss England tour

LONDON: Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah will be missing out on the tours of Ireland and England due to a hip injury after being recommended eights weeks of rest and rehabilitation, a PCB spokesperson confirmed on Monday (April 9). “It will take him eight weeks at maximum to recover. He will ...

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England Women’s Team Win Silver in Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST: England’s gymnasts ensured it was two medals from as many events at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast as they won women’s team silver – a day after the men’s team won gold. The English team – Georgia-Mae Fenton, Lucy Stanhope, Alice Kinsella, Kelly Simm and Taeja ...

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Tri-Series: England, New Zealand in fight for final spot

ICC: England take on New Zealand in a do-or-die clash in the sixth Twenty20 International of the triangular series in Hamilton on Sunday, 18 February, for a chance to play Australia in the final. Australia’s record run-chase in their last league match against New Zealand on Friday meant England still ...

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Ben Stokes due in court for first time after nightclub incident

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to appear in court for the first time on Tuesday after being charged with affray following an incident outside a nightclub that cost him his place on the Ashes tour. The 26-year-old all-rounder, who missed the trip to Australia after being suspended from ...

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