Tag Archives: century

Smith century leads Australia recovery in Ashes opener

08 August, 2019 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Australia’s Steve Smith struck a superb 144 on his return to the side as they recovered from 122-8 to reach 284 all out against England in the first innings of the first Ashes Test before the hosts saw out two overs unscathed at Edgbaston on Thursday. David Warner, who was banned … Read More

England, crush, New Zealand, storm, semis, Bairstow, century

England crush New Zealand to storm into semis after Bairstow century

07 July, 2019 10:57 pm 10:57 pm

DURHAM, England (Reuters) – England stormed into the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow’s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory against New Zealand on Wednesday. Bairstow smashed 106 to help England to 305-8 in their final group game at the Riverside Ground though … Read More

Bairstow century powers England to 305-8 against New Zealand

07 July, 2019 2:22 am 2:22 am

DURHAM (Reuters) – Jonny Bairstow’s second consecutive century at the Cricket World Cup powered England to 305-8 against New Zealand in their final group game at the Riverside Ground on Wednesday. The match is crucial for England, with a win securing a semi-final spot but defeat leaving the door open for Pakistan. After England won … Read More

England, fight, back, Finch, century, Australia, 285-7

England fight back after Finch century helps take Australia to 285-7

06 June, 2019 6:45 pm 6:45 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England fought back after another solid opening stand between Aaron Finch and David Warner to restrict Australia to 285 for seven in their Cricket World Cup match at Lord’s on Tuesday. Captain Finch and Warner put on 123 runs – their fifth fifty-partnership in a row – before Warner fell, after being … Read More

Shakib, smashes, century, Bangladesh, sink, West Indies

Shakib smashes century as Bangladesh sink West Indies

06 June, 2019 11:18 pm 11:18 pm

TAUNTON, England (Reuters) – Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scored his second century in as many World Cup matches while Liton Das hit an unbeaten 94 as they thumped twice champions West Indies by seven wickets on Monday. Chasing 322 for a famous victory, Shakib took complete control with an unbeaten 124 off 99 balls, … Read More

Finch, century, Australia, eight-wicket, win, Pakistan, 1st ODI

Finch century leads Australia to 8-wicket win over Pakistan in 1st ODI

03 March, 2019 12:02 am 12:02 am

SHARJAH – A 12th ODI hundred from the Australia captain Aaron Finch helped Australia to a comfortable eight wicket win over Pakistan in Sharjah. Finch, ably assisted by Shaun Marsh, laid the foundations for what was ultimately a stress-free pursuit of Pakistan’s 280/5. In retrospect, Pakistan will have mixed feelings on their first innings effort. … Read More

Kurtis Patterson test series century skipper Steve Smith’

Patterson hits maiden ton as Australia post mammoth total

02 February, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

CANBERRA (Reuters) – Kurtis Patterson notched his maiden century to drive Australia to a massive first innings total of 534-5 declared on day two of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval on Saturday. The hosts, who lead 1-0 lead after winning the first test by an innings and 40 … Read More