Monday, 22 April 2019

Tag Archives: Surrey

Stuart Broad to captain MCC in Champion County match

LONDON: Stuart Broad has been named as MCC’s captain for the annual Champion County Match, which will take place against Surrey in Dubai next month. Broad, who is currently in St Lucia with England’s Test team but is no longer a part of the one-day set-up, will use the match ...

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Australia’s Finch sets Surrey record with T20 ton

(AFP) LONDON: Australian batsman Aaron Finch made an unbeaten 131, the highest score by a Surrey batsman in a Twenty20 match, as his side ended Sussex’s unbeaten start to English cricket’s Blast tournament with a 52-run win at Hove. But it might have been a different story for the Australia Twenty20 ...

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Surrey announce signing of Virat Kohli

LONDON: English county Surrey has signed Indian skipper Virat Kohli for their matches in June. Kohli will be seen in action during the Specsavers County Championship and Royal London one-day tournament, British news agency Sky Sports reported. “It has long been an ambition of mine to play county cricket and ...

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Parsons Green attack: Ahmed denies terror charge

LONDON: A teenager has denied responsibility for the Parsons Green terror attack which injured 30 Tube travellers. Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Ali, 18, of Iraqi nationality was charged with attempted murder and using the chemical compound TATP to cause an explosion that was likely to endanger life on September 15 last ...

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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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First Images of London Bomb Suspect Yahyah Farroukh Emerge

LONDON: The first images of one of the suspects being held by U.K. police after the bomb blast on a London subway train on Friday have appeared. Yahyah Farroukh, a 21-year-old from Syria, is being questioned under Britain’s Terrorism Act, meaning that he is suspected of being involved in extremist-related activities. ...

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan

PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics. In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field.  ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said. He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for ...

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Zafar Ansari: Surrey and England all-rounder retires aged 25

LONDON: Surrey and England all-rounder Zafar Ansari has retired from cricket at the age of 25, saying he has “other ambitions that I want to fulfil”. Ansari made his Test debut for England in October, against Bangladesh, before playing two Tests against India. The left-arm spinner played 71 first-class games, ...

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Saqlain a ‘huge help’, says Surrey and England U19 spinner Virdi

LONDON: Surrey and England Young Lions off-spinner Amar Virdi insists Pakistan great Saqlain Mushtaq has helped elevate his game to another level. Virdi signed his first professional contract with Surrey last summer after playing regularly for the county’s second XI and representing England U19s in their Test series with Sri ...

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