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England, opener, Burns, miss, Sri Lanka, tour

England opener Burns to miss Sri Lanka tour

01 January, 2020 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – England opener Rory Burns will be out of action for up to four months after ankle surgery and will miss the two-Test tour of Sri Lanka in March, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Tuesday. Burns was injured on Thursday while playing football to warm up for training … Read More

Burns maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes Test opener

08 August, 2019 11:09 pm 11:09 pm

BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) – Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden Test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes Test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday. Jason Roy’s first Ashes innings never really got going as he was out for 10, before Joe Root benefited … Read More

Australia, Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Burns, Head

Burns, Head smash big tons to put Australia in charge against Sri Lanka

02 February, 2019 5:13 pm 5:13 pm

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Joe Burns and Travis Head smashed big hundreds to end Australia’s century drought and put the hosts on course for a massive first innings total despite a wobbly start against Sri Lanka’s makeshift attack in the second and final Test on Friday. Sri Lanka’s injury-depleted pace attack flattered to deceive on the … Read More