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Tag Archives: Joe Root

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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Root praises ‘fabulous’ team performance

LONDON: Joe Root has praised a “fabulous” team performance as he started his reign as England captain in almost perfect fashion at Lord’s. “Everyone has played their part this week,” Root said after England completed a crushing 211-run victory. “It might not have been a six-for or a fifty, but ...

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Majestic Moeen Ali spins England to victory over South Africa

Moeen Ali celebrates his five-wicket haul as South Africa are rolled aside at Lord’s © Getty Images LONDON: Moeen Ali ripped through South Africa’s batting to give England a 211-run win in the first Test on a wonderfully entertaining fourth day at Lord’s. Off-spinner Moeen took 6-53 for match figures ...

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Sarfraz proud as Fakhar and Hasan join him in ICC’s team of tournament

LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council’s team of the Champions Trophy was the “perfect icing on the cake” of his side’s stunning title triumph. Sarfraz’s side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final The Oval having been the lowest ...

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Champions Trophy: England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets

Alex Hales and Joe Root put on 159, England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval, June 1, 2017 LONDON: Joe Root scored an unbeaten century as hosts England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match of the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. England set ...

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