Home England Page 423



Mark Stoneman & Mason Crane in: England drop Keaton Jennings for West Indies Test

Surrey batsman Mark Stoneman has replaced opener Keaton Jennings in England’s 13-man squad for their day-night Test against West Indies. Uncapped leg-spinner Mason Crane comes in for Hampshire team-mate Liam Dawson, while fit-again all-rounder Chris

Joe Root backs Keaton Jennings to return to England Test team

Joe Root backs Keaton Jennings to return to England Test team By Tejas Kotecha Last Updated: 11/08/17 11:13am

Root salutes versatile Crane

LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - England captain Joe Root said new leg spinner Mason Crane was typical of the modern cricketer who feels at ease in switching between the many formats of the game. The 20-year-old has received his maiden test call-up for ne

Underestimating West Indies can backfire for England, says coach Stuart Law

By: Express Web Desk | Published:August 11, 2017 3:23 Stuart Law has warned England to not be complacent of the challenge at hand. (Source: Reuters) West Indies is touring England for a three-match Tests series and the hosts w

Gibbs hits back at Faf du Plessis and slams ‘disrespectful’ AB de Villiers

Share this article with Google Plus AB de Villiers has been accused of ‘disrespecting’ South African cricket by prolonging his self-imposed absence from the Test arena. The 29-year-old has not played a Test match since January 2016, missing 15 cons

Friday 11th August, 2017

In-form Blackwood eager to get going in Test series CANTERBURY, England—With two half-centuries in four innings on tour, in-form stroke-maker Jermaine Blackwood says he feels in great touch as he gears up for the opening Test against England later...

Kohli and co. aim for first overseas whitewash

Indian players leave the field after their comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo.   | Photo Credit: Reuters Virat Kohli and his men stand on the cusp of history, aiming to become the first Indian team to complete a white

History beckons Team India at Kandy as they eye series clean sweep – Rediff.com...

IMAGE: High on confidence, Team India will look take sweep the series with a win in the 3rd Test in Kandy. Photograph: BCCI Virat Kohli and his men stand on the cusp of history, aiming to become the first Indian cricket team to complete a whitewash

Joe Root offers advice to Keaton Jennings after England snub

Share this article with Google Plus Joe Root has urged Keaton Jennings to ‘score a volume of runs’ when he returns to domestic cricket after being dropped for England’s first match against West Indies. The Durham batsman only averaged 15 in eight i

Mark Stoneman set for England Test debut against West Indies

Surrey batsman Mark Stoneman is set to be named in England’s squad for next week’s day/night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston. When Gary Ballance was injured midway through the Investec Series against South Africa, Stoneman was overlooked, but


Holder bypassed

Jason Holder, who led Barbados Pride to last season’s regional Super50 cricket title, has been bypassed for the captaincy this year.