Tag: England

World Cup: Southee, McCullum crush England

A stunning display of swing bowling from seamer Tim Southee and devastative batting from skipper Brendon McCullum, both record-setting acts, orchestrated New Zealand's eight-wicket annihilation of England in a World Cup Pool A match here today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
84,336 attend World Cup opener at MCG

A gigantic crowd of almost 85,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) cheered Australia to victory as they beat arch-rivals England by 111 runs in the World Cup opener here today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Awesome Australia win maiden crown in sub-continent

Twelve long years and three editions later, the cricket World Cup left the shores of England to move to the sub-continent with India and Pakistan becoming the first co-hosts in 1987, that saw a new title sponsor and produced a new champion

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
England bowl out India for 200

England bowled out India for 200 runs in 48.1 overs in a crucial ODI tri-series clash at the WACA here Saturday

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
England elect to bowl against India

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against India in a tri-series ODI clash at the WACA here Friday

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
IND v ENG: England Women Move To 86/1 At Lunch Vs India
IND v ENG: England Women Move To 86/1 At Lunch Vs India

India, who are playing their first Test in almost seven years, are fielding five debutants -- batter Shafali Verma, all-rounder Deepti Sharma, pacer Pooja and wicketkeeper Taniya Bhatia. Off-spinner Sneh Rana, who is also making her debut, is returning to India fold after five years.

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Stokes bats for ending child labour in Jaipur

Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals and England all-rounder Ben Stokes have extended their support towards ending child labour, one of the key projects of the British Asian Trust (BAT) in the capital city of Rajasthan, according to a statement on Wednesday. The Child Labour-Free Jaipur Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership set up with the support of the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Aussie pacer Behrendorff leaves Mumbai Indians

Mumbai: Mumbai Indians’ Australia pacer Jason Behrendorff left for Australia to join the national camp for ICC World Cup in England next month. For skipper Steven Smith and opener David Warner will play one match before leaving while Marcus Stoinis will also be heading home to join the camp starting May 2. Twenty nine-year-old Behrendorff, […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

Dubai: India and England have retained their top positions in the team rankings for Tests and ODIs, respectively, after the annual update in which series results from 2015-16 are removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent. India’s lead over New Zealand in the ICC Test Team Rankings has narrowed from […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Tahir becomes 1st spinner to bowl opening over at WC

London: South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir scripted his name in the history books on Thursday as he became the first spinner to bowl the first ball of a World Cup. After electing to bowl against England in the opening match at The Oval, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis surprised everyone by bringing in Tahir […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
World Cup: South Africa bowlers claw back as England finish on 311/8

London: Failure of the England batsmen to convert starts saw them post 311/8 against South Africa in the opening game of the 2019 World Cup at the Kennington Oval on Thursday. Riding on fifties from Jason Roy (54), Joe Root (51), Eoin Morgan (57) and Ben Stokes (89), the hosts ensured that the failures of […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
England off to impressive start at World Cup 2019

London: Opener Quinton de Kock’s valiant 68 run effort and Rassie van der Dussen’s half-century went in vain as South Africa succumbed at 207 runs in reply to England’s 311 in the tournament opener of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Kennington Oval here on Thursday. It was some disciplined bowling by the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Kohli hurts thumb in training, no serious issue

Southampton (England): Even before India’s first game in the World Cup, the Indian team management had a scare when skipper Virat Kohli injured his thumb during a training session at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday. But IANS has now learnt that there is nothing to worry and that the captain will be ready […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Pakistan bounce back with 14-run win over England

Nottingham: Joe Root (107 off 104) and Jos Buttler’s (103 off 76) centuries were of no use as England suffered a 14-run defeat against Pakistan at the Tent Bridge here on Monday. Chasing an imposing 349-run target, the hosts could manage 334/9 in the allotted 50 overs, thanks to Wahab Riaz, who scalped 3/82 while […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Morgan hails batsmen after outstanding win over Bangladesh

Cardiff (Wales): England captain Eoin Morgan was all praise for his batsmen after their comprehensive 108-run win against Bangladesh in their third match of the 2019 World Cup. “The two boys at the top (openers) laid a solid platform as Jason (Roy) managed to get a significant score. It’s great to see,” he said. Batting […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021