All posts tagged "England"

  • Cardiff: Jonny Bairstow of England in action during the first Semi-final match of ICC Champions Trophy between England and Pakistan at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff, Wales, Britain on June 14, 2017. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
    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
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  • Jos Buttler playing a scoop shot
    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
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  • Mark Butcher raises his bat after scoring a ton against Australia
    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
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  • Pune: Rising Pune Supergiants' Ben Stokes plays a shot during an IPL 2017 match between Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on May 1, 2017. (Photo: IANS)
    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
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  • 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
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  • Visakhapatnam: James Anderson of England in action during the Day-2 of the second test cricket match between India and England at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Nov. 18, 2016. (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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