Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Tag Archives: Joe Root

I was suspended for a lot less, says Warner

LONDON: Australia’s vice-captain David Warner has compared the Ben Stokes affair to his 2013 suspension for punching Joe Root, saying his transgression was “a lot less than we’ve seen on the footage” of the England allrounder in a Bristol bar. Warner’s glancing blow at Root was called a “despicable thing” ...

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Root believes England can do ‘something special’ in Ashes

LONDON: Joe Root believes England have the capacity to do “something special” by retaining the Ashes in Australia, after they wrapped up a 2-1 Test series victory against West Indies at Lord’s. A nine-wicket win inside three days at the ‘home of cricket’ meant England had won both of Root’s ...

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Root leads England rally against Windies

LEEDS:  England captain threatened to make the West Indies pay for giving him another reprieve in the second Test at Headingley after opposing skipper Jason Holder starred with both bat and ball. England were 171 for three in their second innings at stumps on Sunday’s third day, a lead of ...

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England are ‘beatable’ says Windies great Richards

BIRMINGHAM: Vivian Richards has insisted England are “beatable” as he urged the West Indies to restore a sense of pride during their Test series against Joe Root’s men. The first of a three-match contest starts at Birmingham’s Edgbaston ground on Thursday with the inaugural day/night Test in England. West Indies ...

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Root joy as England mark Oval milestone in style

LONDON: Joe Root was delighted with England s all-round effort as they bounced back to hammer South Africa by 239 runs in the third Test at The Oval on Monday. England s Moeen Ali finished things off in style by becoming the first bowler in 100 Test at The Oval to take ...

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Moeen Ali helps England thrash South Africa

LONDON: Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval’s 100 Test-history to take a hat-trick as England wrapped up a crushing 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa on Monday. Victory put England 2-1 up in this four-match series, with just the fourth Test at Old Trafford ...

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Stokes double gives England control

LONDON: Ben Stokes’s double-strike, following half-centuries from Tom Westley, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, left England eyeing victory at the end of the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday. At stumps, South Africa was 117 for 4 having been set a massive target ...

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Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world, says Amir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s left arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir in a Twitter question-answer session with fans has termed Indian skipper Virat Kohli “the best batsman in the world”. Amir was asked by a fan: “Who is the best batsman in the world, according to you?”, to which he responded, “Virat Kohli.” ...

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