Monday, 19 February 2018

Tag Archives: England

Joe Root: Smith’s laughter could be used as motivation

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Joe Root says that Steve Smith’s light-hearted reaction during the post-match news conference after the first Test will spur England on in Adelaide. The Australian skipper struggled to keep his giggles under control in Brisbane as the press questioned Cameron Bancroft over his head butt incident with Jonny Bairstow. Smith ...

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Ashes: Australia beat England by 10 wickets in first Test

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BRISBANE: Australia completed a 10-wicket victory over England in the first Ashes Test on the fifth morning in Brisbane. Chasing a target of 170, the hosts got the 56 runs they required in little more than an hour, with David Warner 87 not out and debutant Cameron Bancroft unbeaten on ...

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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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