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Roston Chase bowls Windies to massive win over England

BARBADOS: A career-best 8/60 from the off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase bowled Windies to victory on the fourth day of the first Test in Barbados. Despite not extracting noticeable turn from the pitch, Chase ran through the England middle-order, dismissing Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Ben Foakes ...

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England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Skipper Joe Root hailed England’s “complete team-effort” Monday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test to record their first overseas series sweep in 55 years. In the face of stubborn Sri Lankan resistance, spinners Jack Leach and Moeen Ali took ...

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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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Joe Root says, Door not closed on my T20 career

LONDON:  England’s Test captain Joe Root says his career in the T20 format is far from over despite being dropped for last Sunday’s third and final game with India. The 27-year-old batsman says it will be hard for him to gain much-needed experience in the lucrative T20 leagues around the ...

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England beat India in second ODI

LONDON: Joe Root was adjudged the man of the match and there was good reason for that. His century, accompanied by Eoin Morgan and David Willey’s fifties helped England get to a competitive 322-run total. England then managed to get the Indian top order dismissed and Liam Plunkett swooped down ...

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Yadav takes six England wickets as India win opening ODI

NOTTINGHAM: India’s spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav tormented England with a six wicket haul and Rohit Sharma then piled on the runs as the tourists won their opening one-day international with ease at Trent Bridge on Thursday. The victory by eight wickets, and with 9.5 overs remaining, came after the hosts ...

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Pakistan bowl England out for 184 in Ist Test

LONDON: Pakistani bowlers dismissed England for 184 runs in the first innings of the first Test against England at Lord’s on Thursday. Opener Alastair Cook, appearing in a record-equalling 153rd consecutive Test appearance, was the only batsman to make a half-century, with a well-made innings of 70. Mohammad Abbas and ...

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Stokes ready to inspire refreshed England against Pakistan

England’s Joe Root and Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed pose with the Test series trophy. LONDON: After a winless winter in test matches, England is hoping the return of a fully fit and focused Ben Stokes will inspire his team to victory over Pakistan. The all-rounder’s absence was acutely felt as England ...

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