rss

Category: England cricket team

0

‘It’s weird, very strange’: Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video

England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clob…

0

Afghanistan’s fairytale wilts in the reality of England’s ODI supremacy | Tanya Aldred

Afghanistan and Rashid Khan have played most of their games against lesser lights and they were made to pay in the World Cup against the No 1-ranked sideThere are many ways to feel alone on a cricket field. In the hell of a falling-apart dressing room,…

0

Eoin Morgan’s brutal 148 shows he practises what he preaches

The England captain has told his team to play without fear – and against Afghanistan at Old Trafford he led by exampleEoin Morgan played the perfect captain’s innings against Afghanistan on Tuesday. Where once the phrase meant defiance in the face of a…

0

Eoin Morgan launches England to easy World Cup win over Afghanistan

• England 397-6; Afghanistan 247-8• Morgan hits record 17 sixes as England win by 150 runsThe onset of back spasms evidently makes running between the wickets a more troublesome occupation. So Eoin Morgan decided not to bother. The England captain hit …

0

Eoin Morgan launches England to easy World Cup win over Afghanistan

• England 397-6; Afghanistan 247-8• Morgan hits record 17 sixes as England win by 150 runsThe onset of back spasms evidently makes running between the wickets a more troublesome occupation. So Eoin Morgan decided not to bother. The England captain hit …

0

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live!

Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 10.46am BST 4th over: England 15-0 (Vince 9, Bairstow 6) An equally good over from Dawlat, conceding only a singl…

0

England must balance realism and respect as Afghanistan await | Vic Marks

It perhaps looks like injuries have come at the right time for the hosts but Afghanistan have a bowling attack and spirit that is going to surprise somebody at this World CupAn England scout at Cardiff taking notes on Afghanistan’s latest match – their…

0

Jason Roy ruled out for minimum of two England games with hamstring tear

• James Vince to come in for Afghanistan and Sri Lanka games• Eoin Morgan could be replaced by Moeen Ali after back spasmEngland have confirmed Jason Roy will miss at least the next two games of the Cricket World Cup with a hamstring injury. Related: F…

0

Family comes first in this England team and that’s probably for the best | Moeen Ali

The environment Morgs has created and his standing as captain make you realise that decisions are made solely for the team’s benefitCricket can produce some amazing feelings on the field and I have been lucky enough to experience a few along the way. B…

0

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan

• Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of Sou…

0

Wind of change for West Indies as Chris Gayle gradually blows out | Andy Bull

In two decades playing against England, the opening batsman has rarely faced a bowler as quick as Jofra ArcherAccording to the official statistics Chris Gayle is 188cm tall. These days, when he bends down to touch his toes he seems to feel every last o…

0

Eoin Morgan says injuries in win over West Indies are no cause for panic

• Captain and Jason Roy are England doubts to face Afghanistan• ‘It’s a worry but we’re not at panic stations,’ Morgan saysEoin Morgan insisted it was not a case of “panic stations” despite injuries to himself and Jason Roy taking the gloss off England…

0

England cruise to easy win over West Indies but both sides suffer injuries

• West Indies 212; England 213-2. England win by eight wickets• Joe Root hits unbeaten century and takes two key wicketsThe outcome was perfect for England, a resounding eight-wicket victory over West Indies, which gave them two points and a markedly i…

0

Robin Smith: ‘I drank vodka from the bottle. There were no half measures’ | Donald McRae

Fearless against the West Indies pacemen, the former England batsman says playing was ‘easy’ but retirement left him drinking heavily and close to taking his own life“I was sitting on the beach in Perth, with the Rendezvous hotel behind me, and I thoug…

0

England v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live!

Cricket World Cup updates from the match in SouthamptonHow they stand: check out the latest World Cup tableAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 9.31am BST Morning everyone and welcome to a rarity in contemporary sport: a contest that has been u…

0

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform

• Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be con…

0

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan

• ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch side…

0

Chris Gayle may not be biggest of England’s problems against Windies | Vic Marks

The size of the Hampshire Bowl combined with West Indies’ short-ball bowling could make it tough for England’s batsmenA big game on a big ground against some big blokes. At the Hampshire Bowl – as it is called throughout the World Cup – England meet We…

0

Moeen Ali back from daughter’s birth and ready to face West Indies

• All-rounder’s wife had couple’s second child earlier this week • England may opt for two spinners and Buttler also passed fitMoeen Ali will resume England training on Thursday following the birth of his second child, with the all-rounder now pushing …

0

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace

• Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, where…