Sunday, 26 January 2020

Tag Archives: Joe Root

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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Nasser Hussain slams England selection post Trent Bridge loss

LONDON: Former captain and commentator Nasser Hussain has slammed England selectors after the Joe Root-led side suffered a huge defeat by 340 runs, in the second Test against South Africa at Trent Bridge, on Monday. Hussain also said the new England players are not doing enough for themselves. Set 474 ...

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Philander leads South Africa rout of England

NOTTINGHAM: Vernon Philander led a fine all-round bowling effort as South Africa thrashed England by 340 runs in the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday. Victory saw the Proteas level the four-match series at 1-1 after they themselves had been well beaten by 211 runs in the first Test ...

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Ballance, Root counterattack for England

NOTTINGHAM: James Anderson made clinical use of a good bowling morning at Trent Bridge to collect a five-wicket haul as England took the last four South Africa wickets in only 6.2 overs for the addition of only 26 runs. Anderson demolished the tail in a spell of 4 for 4 ...

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