Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Moeen says he’s ‘never experienced’ racism in English cricket

LONDON: Moeen Ali has insisted “hand on heart” he has not experienced any racism during his time in English cricket following a welter of allegations. Tuesday saw the England and Wales Cricket Board accused of “institutional racism” by former international umpire John Holder and aspiring official Ismail Dawood, who both ...

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Tendulkar: Playing for Yorkshire helped me gain exposure

BIRMINGHAM: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday recounted his days at English County side Yorkshire as a 19-year old, saying the “special” stint helped him gain exposure and have better understanding of conditions in England. “Flashback to my county cricket days! As a 19 year old cricketer, playing for @Yorkshireccc ...

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Lehmann expresses delight at Yorkshire return

LONDON: Darren Lehmann, who stood down as Australia coach in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, is to take charge of the Leeds-based team in next year s inaugural The Hundred tournament. The 49-year-old — who was cleared of involvement in the scandal which resulted in Steve Smith, David Warner ...

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South African shock as Olivier signs for Yorkshire

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa expressed disappointment on Tuesday at fast bowler Duanne Olivier’s decision to sign a three-year contract with English county Yorkshire which will rule him out of international cricket. Olivier, 26, was one of the stars of the South African summer, taking 31 wickets in five Test matches ...

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Anderson to test injured shoulder ahead of India series

LONDON: England’s all-time leading wicket taker James Anderson could be in line for a return to the national side for the upcoming five-Test series with India after undergoing rehabilitation on a longstanding shoulder injury. The 35-year-old swing bowler – who has taken 540 wickets in 138 Tests – has been ...

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Morrisons are selling a Yorkshire Pudding pizza

YORKSHIRE: The pudding pizzas, which cost £3.00, are made using a combination of cheese and batter to create the pudding base and then filled with tomato sauce and Mozzarella cheese. They are available in two flavours – ‘Classic Pepperoni’ and ‘Meat Feast’ with mini meatballs, pepperoni, spicy beef and jalapeño ...

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Pujara to play for Yorkshire in English County cricket

It is reportedly learned that Cheteshwar Pujara had signed the deal with the County earlier but considering the Indian Premier League auction, he postponed his announcement. “I’m really excited to be able to have the opportunity to represent Yorkshire once again. It’s always nice to be able to come over ...

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Boycott fears English county cricket could die in 20 years

LONDON: : Geoffrey Boycott has said he fears English domestic first-class country cricket could die within 20 years. After England’s recent 4-0 Ashes series loss in Australia, many pundits accused the governing England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of marginalising four-day County Championship matches, which are supposed to prepare players ...

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Husband found guilty of murdering wife

Akshar Ali and Yasmin Ahmed LEEDS: These are the first photographs of a man and his friend who face life sentences for murdering his wife before dumping her body in woodland in Leeds and setting it alight. A Leeds Crown Court jury has unanimously convicted Akshar Ali, 27, and Yasmin ...

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