Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Tag Archives: Joe Root

Joe Root underrated in white ball game, says Morgan

MANCHESTER: Joe Root will return to England s ODI team for the opening clash of the three-match series against Australia at Old Trafford on Friday with a ringing endorsement from his skipper Eoin Morgan. Test captain Root was left out of the T20 series which England won 2-1, but will be ...

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Shan Masood joins elite list with century in first England Test

MANCHESTER: On a largely gloomy day, Shan Masood and Pakistan fast bowlers lit up Old Trafford. The opener Masood’s 319-ball 156 drained England bowlers and laid the foundation of a competitive total before his pace colleagues dealt early blows to leave England tottering at 92 for 4 at stumps. If the indication ...

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Joe Root to miss first West Indies Test

LONDON: England skipper Joe Root will miss next week s first Test against the West Indies, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday. Root will leave the training camp at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday to be with his wife Carrie, who is expecting the couple s second child later ...

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Joe Root reminds England of Windies’ bowling depth

LONDON: England batsmen must prepare well if they are to get the better of a “formidable” West Indies bowling attack in the three-test series next month, captain Joe Root has said. West Indies will be banking heavily on their pace attack in England to defend the Wisden Trophy which they ...

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Babar Azam can break into the ‘fab four’: Alan Wilkins

MANCHESTER: Former English cricketer, commentator, Alan Wilkins believes Pakistani limited-overs captain Babar Azam can break into the  fab four  of batsmen and make it the  famous five . The  fab four  features India’s Virat Kohli, Australia’s Steve Smith, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and England’s Joe Root. “Babar Azam has got ...

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Root’s epic 226 gives England 101-run lead over New Zealand

HAMILTON: Joe Root celebrated a timely return to form with a double ton as England forged a 101-run lead over New Zealand in the second Test in Hamilton on Monday. After the tourists had established a respectable total, tireless New Zealand short-ball specialist Neil Wagner ripped through the tail to ...

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England dig in to save first Test after Root falls cheaply

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: England lost captain Joe Root while crawling to 98 for four at lunch Monday as they battled to save the first Test against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui. Just 43 runs were scored from 31 overs in a two-hour session on the final morning during which Root was ...

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Ben Stokes and Archer promise bright England Test future

LONDON: Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer promise a glittering Test future for England but Joe Root’s men have work to do if they are to replicate their World Cup success in the five-day game. England’s focus on white-ball cricket paid off handsomely when they became world champions for the first ...

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Archer claims six, Australia all out for 179

HEADINGLEY: Six wickets to Jofra Archer has England on top after another intriguing day in this Ashes series as Australia were bowled out for 179 on the opening day of the third Test at Headingley. There was good sense in Joe Root’s decision. The clouds were low, the forecast was ...

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