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Leach takes four as England close in on series victory

11 November, 2018 1:51 pm 1:51 pm

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) – England’s left-arm spinner Jack Leach led a strong spin bowling display that put the tourists within three wickets of a series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka on an intriguing fourth day of the second Test on Read More




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England skipper Root wants England to build on rare road win

11 November, 2018 10:01 am 10:01 am

GALLE (Reuters) – England skipper Joe Root is hoping the drought-snapping Test victory over Sri Lanka will prove just the start of a run of success away from home for his team. The 211-run victory was the first away win Read More




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England win rain-marred fourth ODI to bag series

10 October, 2018 8:48 am 8:48 am

PALLEKELE (Reuters) – England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-marred fourth one-day international to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing a target of 274 at the Pallekele International Read More




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Anderson still getting better, says Root

09 September, 2018 10:42 am 10:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England captain Joe Root predicted there was a lot more to come from James Anderson after he became the most successful fast bowler in the history of test cricket on Tuesday. Anderson was made to wait until Read More




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England have ‘strong plans in place’ for Virat Kohli: Joe Root

08 August, 2018 9:05 am 9:05 am

LONDON (92 News) – The debate around Adil Rashid’s selection hasn’t affected the team said Joe Root, adding that was in favour of the leg-spinner’s inclusion in the side. It has been the big talking point in the lead up Read More




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Most embarrassing thing I’ve done’ – Joe Root on mic-drop celebration

07 July, 2018 9:16 am 9:16 am

Joe Root may have introduced cricket to the mic-drop, but the England Test captain is already regretting it. “It’s the most embarrassing thing I’ve done,” he says. Root put behind a poor start to the series against India – he Read More




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