Friday, 21 January 2022

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Former England cricket captain Bob Willis dies

LONDON: Former England captain and fearsome pace bowler Bob Willis has died aged 70, his family announced on Wednesday. Willis, who captained his country between 1982 and 1984, played in 90 Test matches with his most memorable performance taking eight for 43 in the Australian second innings of the third ...

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Cook’s time as England Test captain may be up

CHENNAI: England captain Alastair Cook heads home for Christmas with calls for his resignation ringing in his ears after what turned into an embarrassing sub continental tour. Cook flagged his possible departure before the five-Test tour of India and it was a question that became more pointed after England’s capitulation ...

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England bring back Broad, bat against India in Chennai

CHENNAI: England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and opted to bat in the fifth and final test against India on Friday as the tourists bid to salvage some pride, having lost the series with a match to spare. England brought back fit-again all-rounder Stuart Broad and gave a test ...

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Wayne Rooney apologises for drunkenly gatecrashing wedding

LONDON: England captain Wayne Rooney “unreservedly” apologised on Wednesday to interim manager Gareth Southgate and Football Association (FA) technical director Dan Ashworth after the publication of embarrassing photographs at the squad’s hotel. Rooney started England’s 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over arch-rivals Scotland at Wembley on Friday, a match in which ...

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