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BBC official radio broadcaster for ICC World Cup

Dubai: BBC Test Match Special has secured rights to broadcast ball-by-ball coverage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, to be held in England and Wales next year. Test Match Special will be broadcast to fans on multiple platforms across the UK, including on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra, Radio 4 Long Wave and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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England pips India to become top ODI side

Dubai: England leapfrogged India to gain the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings after the annual update which saw the men-in-blue losing a point to be positioned at second in the latest rankings released here on Wednesday. England, who last topped the ODI rankings in January 2013 have gained […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Australia rout England, regain Ashes trophy

Perth: A dominant Australia regained the Ashes trophy after crushing England by an innings and 41 runs on the fifth day of the third Test here on Monday. England were bowled out for 218 in their second innings which meant that along with their first innings score of 403, the visitors couldn’t overcome Australia’s humongous […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Ashes: England's Duckett suspended on disciplinary issue

Perth: England batsman Ben Duckett was suspended on Saturday following an alcohol-related incident in a Perth bar during a team night out on Thursday. “Duckett was meant to be opening the batting for England in the two-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI at Richardson Park that started on Saturday,” cricket.com.au reported. “The 23-year-old, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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HWL Final: England beat India 3-2

Bhubaneswar: Samuel Ward struck a brace as England foiled an Indian fight-back to win 3-2 in a match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. England had taken a 2-0 lead through David Goodfield (25th minute) and Ward (43rd) but India wiped away the visitors’ advantage with […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Premier League: Huddesfield shocker to Man U as City go five clear at top

London: Newly promoted Huddesfield stunned everyone as they recorded an unprecedented win by 2-1 against Manchester United, while leaders Manchester City thrashed Burnley 3-0 to take a five-point lead at the top and defending champions Chelsea defeated Watford 4-2 in the English Premier League (EPL) matchday-9 on Saturday. Huddersfield who entertained United scored two goals […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
London retains number one world city rank

London: London has retained its rank as the number one city in the world shrugging off Brexit worries, according to Global Power City Index (GPCI). The GPCI, published by the Mori Memorial Foundation, ranked London as number one for the sixth year in a row, highlighting the city’s strengths in, its cultural offer and transport links […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Germany, England clinch 2018 FIFA World Cup berths

London: Germany remained perfect in the European zone qualifiers while England secured the top place in their group as both sides assured themselves of berths in the 2018 football World Cup in Russia. Germany and England on Thursday joined host nation Russia and Belgium, who clinched it in the previous round, in the European contingent, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
U-17 World Cup: England hopeful of getting Sancho's services

Kolkata: The England U-17 football World Cup team is hopeful of getting the services of star attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho for the group stages of the tournament after reports of the player’s club German giants Borussia Dortmund not letting him go surfaced. The FIFA U-17 World Cup begins on Friday with England playing their first […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
England to host India for 5 Tests, 3 ODIs & T20Is in 2018

London: England will host India for five Tests, three One-day Internationals (ODI) and as many T20 Internationals, starting July 3 next year, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday. Virat Kohli’s men will start their tour with a T20I on July 3 at Old Trafford, which will host the first of three […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Wayne Rooney retires from international football

London: England’s all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney on Wednesday announced his retirement from international football, effective immediately. The 31-year-old superstar had turned down England coach Gareth Southgate’s call to take part in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia, scheduled for next month, reports Efe. “Playing for England has always been special to […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Formidable India fancy chances against Sri Lanka in first Test

Galle: After a dominating end to the home Test season that included series wins against New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia, India are all set to start afresh under new coach Ravi Shastri, when they take on Sri Lanka in the three-Test series here. Going into the first Test of the series on Wednesday, the Virat […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Confident India eye maiden Women's World Cup glory vs England

London: On a high after a sensational semi-final win against world beaters Australia, the Indian eves are battle-ready to script history when they take on three-time winners England in the ICC Women’s World Cup final at the sold-out Lord’s here on Sunday. A dozen years after making their second entry to a Women’s World Cup final, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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India, NZ to battle for last WWC semi-final spot

Derby: The Indian eves face a do-or-die situation to seal the last semi-final spot at the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup when they face a formidable New Zealand in their final group tie at The County Ground here on Saturday. England, Australia and South Africa have all booked a place in the last-four with victories on […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Hostage situation underway at UK job centre

London: A hostage situation is underway as a man armed with a knife is believed to be holding several members of staff hostage at a job centre in Newcastle, England, on Friday, police said. The police was called to Clifford Street in Byker at around 8 a.m., following reports of a disturbance at the centre, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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