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Rashid takes five as Ireland are routed in historic ODI
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Rashid takes five as Ireland are routed in historic ODI

May 5th, 2017 | by admin
England 127 for 3 (Hales 55, Chase 3-44) beat Ireland 126 (Balbirnie 30, Rashid 5-27) by seven wickets From Rashid Khan to Adil Rashid, legspin was again Ireland’s nemesis as they were bundled out for 126 in their historic...
History beckons as Ireland seek another scalp
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History beckons as Ireland seek another scalp

May 4th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts   May 5, 2017 Start time 1100 local (1000 GMT) Big picture A decade has already elapsed since Ireland’s stunning awakening at the 2007 World Cup. Their elimination of Pakistan, and qualification for the...
Roy set to return for Surrey over IPL
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Roy set to return for Surrey over IPL

May 2nd, 2017 | by admin
The ECB has confirmed that Jason Roy will cut short his IPL stint with Gujarat Lions, and will instead turn out for Surrey in two Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures later this month, following the completion of this week’s...
Murtagh ready to embrace home from home at Lord’s
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Murtagh ready to embrace home from home at Lord’s

May 1st, 2017 | by admin
Ireland may have been waiting a decade for an invite to play England in England, and on the sport’s grandest stage of all, but their cricketers could be forgiven for feeling a touch over-familiar with their surroundings as...
Rankin out of England ODIs; Kevin O’Brien and Stirling return
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Rankin out of England ODIs; Kevin O’Brien and Stirling return

April 18th, 2017 | by admin
Pace bowler Boyd Rankin has been ruled out of Ireland’s two one-day internationals against England next month but Kevin O’Brien and Paul Stirling have recovered from their recent injuries. Rankin, who played one Test,...
Strauss insists Broad rests while Stokes roars in at IPL
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Strauss insists Broad rests while Stokes roars in at IPL

April 12th, 2017 | by admin
Andrew Strauss, the director of England Cricket, has defended the decision to refuse Nottinghamshire’s request to adjust Stuart Broad’s centrally-enforced rest schedule to allow him to play in the Specsavers...
‘Resigning was right decision but it doesn’t make it any easier’ – Cook
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‘Resigning was right decision but it doesn’t make it any easier’ – Cook

April 3rd, 2017 | by admin
After two months away from the game, Alastair Cook is back in action with Essex and facing up to the post-captaincy chapter of his England career Whatever Alastair Cook was meant to be doing with a cricket net – erecting...
Woakes plays down the wizardry as stock grows in England ranks
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Woakes plays down the wizardry as stock grows in England ranks

March 6th, 2017 | by admin
Chris Woakes may answer to the nickname of ‘Wizard’, but the secret of his success is his determination to keep his feet planted firmly to the ground Ashley Giles tells a story of going round to Chris Woakes’...
Root, Woakes avert collapse as England seal series
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Root, Woakes avert collapse as England seal series

March 5th, 2017 | by admin
England 226 for 6 (Root 90*, Woakes 68*, Nurse 3-34) beat West Indies 225 (Mohammed 50, Plunkett 3-32) by four wickets England’s limited-overs resurgence may have been built upon aggressive batting but it was, for the...
Morgan ton, seamers seal England win
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Morgan ton, seamers seal England win

March 3rd, 2017 | by admin
England 296 for 6 (Morgan 107, Stokes 55, Billings 52) beat West Indies 251 (Mohammed 72, Carter 52, Plunkett 4-40, Woakes 4-47) by 45 runs A mature century from Eoin Morgan helped England to victory in the first ODI of the...