Monday, 14 June 2021

Tag Archives: England

Michael Vaughan slams those asking Robinson to never play again

Michael Vaughan and Ollie Robinson. (Photo Source: Getty Images) LONDON – Former England captain Michael Vaughan has shared his views on the England Cricket Board (ECB)’s decision to suspend fast bowler Ollie Robinson. Robinson was suspended from international cricket by ECB on Monday over his ‘racist’ and ‘sexist’ tweets from ...

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Robinson apologises for revolting tweets

Source: Supplied LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson apologised Wednesday after a series of tweets of a racist and sexist nature came to light during his Test debut against New Zealand at Lord’s. The 27-year-old led England s attack with 2-50 on the first day of the two-match series, but ...

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Let the bells ring out, spectators return to English Test cricket

 Picture: Getty/ECB LONDON – The family of the late Captain Tom Moore who became a global hero for his fundraising efforts during the coronavirus pandemic rang the five minute bell at Lord s prior to the first Test between England and New Zealand on Wednesday. The World War II veteran died ...

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Stuart Broad named England vice-captain against NZ

Photo Credit – Reuters Stuart Broad has been named England s vice-captain for the test series against New Zealand in the absence of Ben Stokes, skipper Joe Root said on Tuesday. Stokes, Root s usual deputy, will miss the series due to a fractured finger he sustained while playing for Rajasthan Royals ...

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England green lights Pakistan’s cricket team tourK

Photo: ICC LONDON – Despite being included in the red list, Britain allows Pakistan national cricket team to go to England. The men in green is scheduled to play three ODIs and three T20 matches during the England tour in July. The Indian team will play in the ICC Test ...

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Indian cricketers gets Covid jabs ahead of England tour

Getty Images NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his teammates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before departing for a tour of England next month. India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a ...

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England grounds consider role as IPL stand-in

IPL/File Photo LONDON – Several Test grounds in England are ready to act as stand-in hosts for the concluding matches of this year s coronavirus-hit Indian Premier League, according to media reports published Thursday. The ESPNCricInfo website said MCC and Surrey, in charge of London s Lord s and the Oval respectively, together ...

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New Zealand replace England as top-ranked ODI team

Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP (Reuters) – New Zealand have overhauled world champions England as the number one side in the one-day international (ODI) rankings, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. England, who have dropped to fourth in the 50-overs format, have retained top spot in the Twenty20 rankings. New Zealand, ...

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West Indies to host England in five T20Is, three tests in 2022

LONDON – West Indies will host England in five Twenty20 internationals and three test matches in 2022 in an expanded schedule of their International Cricket Council (ICC) Future Tours Programme, the cricket boards of both teams said on Wednesday. England were originally scheduled to play three T20s, and two tests ...

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Sterling pushed up by weaker US dollar, hopes of Brexit deal

LONDON: Sterling traded at a one-week high on Wednesday, helped by a weaker US dollar and by hopes that Britain will forge a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union in time for its departure from the customs union and single market in January. Those hopes have been fed by ...

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