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England skipper Joe Root terms Pakistan a strong side

LONDON: England skipper Joe Root reckoned Pakistan as a strong side who has world class players who could exploit English conditions in the first of two Tests starting at Lord’s on Thursday. Root is in second year of his captaincy and has to overcome a tough loss in the Ashes ...

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England beat Australia again to lead ODI series 2-0

BRISBANE: England’s Joe Root, left, celebrates after getting the wicket of Australia’s Steve Smith, right, during the one day cricket match between England and Australia in Brisbane, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Brisbane: England cruised to a four-wicket victory over Australia in Friday’s second One-Day Cricket international at the Gabba to ...

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Roy record inspires England to victory

MELBOURNE: England’s opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday. After their wretched Ashes campaign, in which they were beaten 4-0, the tourists chased down a hefty Australian total ...

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Root falls short of elusive ton as Aussies hit back

SYDNEY: England skipper Joe Root again missed out on an elusive first century in the series as Australia fought back with two late wickets on the opening day of the fifth Test on Thursday. Root was out to a superb diving catch by Mitchell Marsh at square leg for 83 ...

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Smith’s Ton Ensures Boxing Day Test Draw

MELBOURNE: Steve Smith again proved the immovable obstacle for England as he posted another century to bat out a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne on Saturday, denying the tourists their first win of the series. The Australia skipper stonewalled the English bowling attack to remain ...

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Ashes: Tom Curran to make England Test debut on Boxing Day

MELBOURNE: Surrey pace bowler Tom Curran will make his England Test debut against Australia on Boxing Day. The 22-year-old replaces the injured Craig Overton for the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. “He’s a feisty character and he gets the ball to move around a bit,” said England ...

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Root wants focus on England’s cricket, not culture

LONDON: Root, on his first overseas trip as England’s Test captain, has been peppered with more questions about the team’s conduct and curfew than their cricket. The tone was set by Ben Stokes’s brawl outside a Bristol bar in September that left another man with a fractured eye socket. Recent ...

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England lose four wickets as fightback hopes begin to fade

ADELAIDE: England lost four wickets in the first session on day three as their hopes of salvaging a stalemate began to fade already at the Adelaide Oval. James Vince was caught-behind in the first full over of play, trying to force Josh Hazlewood off the back foot – and then ...

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Kohli one step ahead of Joe Root in terms of fitness: Sarfraz

LAHORE: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed recently revealed that Team India captain Virat Kohli was one step ahead of England skipper Joe Root in terms of the fitness level. The ICC Champions Trophy-winning captain said that both of them were outstanding players despite 29-year-old Kohli being one step ahead. When asked ...

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

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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