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Quetta Gladiators, toss, elect, field, Islamabad United, PSL 5, opener

Quetta Gladiators win toss, elect to bowl against Islamabad United in PSL 5...

02 February, 2020 6:14 pm 6:14 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Defending champions Quetta Gladiators won the toss and elected to field against Islamabad United in the opening match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at National Stadium, Karachi on Thursday. Reigning champions Quetta Gladiators will open the event, taking on two-time former winners Islamabad United. Shocking news for Quetta Gladiators as Umer … Read More

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

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 call up Archer for Ashes opener, Stokes reinstated

07 July, 2019 4:16 pm 4:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Speedster Jofra Archer received his maiden call-up to the England test squad for the Ashes series opener against Australia while all-rounder Ben Stokes was reappointed Joe Root’s deputy on Saturday.  Barbados-born Archer was one of the standout performers in England’s maiden 50-overs World Cup triumph earlier this month. The 24-year-old, who claimed … Read More