All posts tagged "England"
Jonny Bairstow : The hundred that worth a lot more
When Jonny Bairstow replaced Jason Roy in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against Pakistan, it looked like an short-term plan. Even though he made a solid 43 off 57 balls, with the backing of team management, Roy...
- Posted September 20, 2017
Jos Buttler: England’s Dynamite
Some actors come at the last hour of a movie, deliver a sublime performance, everyone in the theatre stands and applauds and all the other actors become a pale shadow of the star. Jos Buttler is that...
- Posted September 8, 2017
Mark Butcher: The Man Who Butchered Aussies
4th Test: England v Australia at Leeds, Aug 16-20, 2001 Australia dominated the first three Tests and they were aiming for a kill in the fourth. They started the match in an emphatic fashion by aggregating 447...
- Posted August 23, 2017
Ben Stokes – The player whose stocks are rising
With the series in the balance at 1-1, England as usual in recent series’ let loose the hook on a South African side after winning the first match allowing the touring side to a big win. With...
- Posted August 7, 2017
Jim Laker becomes the first bowler to pick 10 wickets in a Test innings
On this day, Jim Laker became the first bowler to pick 10 wickets in a Test innings in 1956. It happened on the final day of fourth Test between England Australia at Manchester. Having conceded a lead...
- Posted July 31, 2017
Jimmy Anderson – The Greatest England bowler ever
124 Test matches, 477 wickets and an average of 28.27 in an era when bat dominated bowl, when cricket pitches have been a graveyard for bowlers, are just mind-boggling stats for any bowler, James Anderson, the England...
- Posted July 30, 2017
Sehwag retired and reborn as Jason Roy
We love Sehwag for a reason. We started to love Jason Roy of England for the same reason. Sehwag was never intimidated by the strength of the opposition so is Roy. The legendary Indian opener hit sixes...
- Posted July 21, 2017
Eng vs SA, 1st Test: Moeen Ali sinks South Africa as England win by 211 runs
Moeen Ali picked up 6 wickets for 53 runs and South Africa fell short of 211 runs against England. No Protea batsmen had shown any resistance as the visitors bowled out for 119. Liam Dawson also took...
- Posted July 10, 2017
Dawid Malan’s Grand Debut Gave England A 19-Run Win
Debutant Dawid Malan smashes 78 off 44 balls as England defeat South Africa by 19 runs. AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl. When Jason Roy was gone for 8(8), the left-handed Dawid Malan...
- Posted June 26, 2017
Pakistan Thump England By 8 Wickets
Pakistan beat England by 8 wickets and reached the final of the Champions Trophy Pakistan did the unthinkable, they knocked the pre-tournament favourites England out of the tournament. It has been that kind of day for PAK...
- Posted June 15, 2017