Thursday, 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: England

MS Dhoni go-slow against England stirs Indian fan fury

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket fans and pundits on Monday turned on wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni for his poor strike rate in the final overs of his side’s narrow 31-run World Cup loss to England. Chasing a stiff 338, India clawed their way back into contention needing 71 runs from the last ...

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England rout India to stay alive in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: A brilliant 111 from Jonny Bairstow and a brisk half-century from Ben Stokes was ably supplemented by the bowlers as England sealed a 31- run win over India in their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup clash at Edgbaston.  A quartet of convincing victories had put England into a position ...

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ICC to take action after fans clash at Pak-Afghan match

LEEDS: The International Cricket Council has said it will take action against any fans involved in “scuffles” before the Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and Afghanistan at Headingley on Saturday. Videos shared on social media showed supporters of both countries fighting outside the venue and security personnel being forced ...

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Aussies keep Kiwis waiting on semifinal berth

LONDON: New Zealand will have to wait to seal a spot in the ICC World Cup 2019 semifinal as they went down by 86 runs against Australia at Lord’s on Saturday (June 29). Set a tricky 244, New Zealand’s batting crumbled under pressure as they were shot down for just ...

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Jonny Bairstow: “Critics were waiting for us to fail”

LONDON: After back-to-back losses, England are suddenly in a dogfight to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals and critics are circling. It’s prompted a stinging rebuke from opening batsman Jonny Bairstow, claiming the criticism is ‘a typical English thing to do’. “People were waiting for us to fail. They are ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand, keeps hopes alive

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan kept their hopes of a World Cup semi-final place alive as they moved to within a point of England with a six-wicket victory over New Zealand. Babar Azam’s century saw Pakistan home in front of a partisan crowd at Edgbaston after Shaheen Shah Afridi had ripped through New ...

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Win or lose, we stick to our ‘mantra’, says England’s Morgan

Eoin Morgan

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan defended his team’s high-risk/high reward mantra in the World Cup after another display of rash batting contributed to a heavy defeat by Australia on Tuesday that left the hosts in danger of missing out on the semi-finals. Despite being outclassed during the 64-run defeat, Morgan ...

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Morgan won’t tell fans how to react to Smith, Warner

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan insists it is not his job to tell supporters how to react to shamed Australia stars David Warner and Steve Smith when the arch rivals meet in a crucial World Cup clash on Tuesday. Warner and Smith have found themselves booed by some fans in ...

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