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Clinical England beat Australia

Brisbane: England’s top order fired in unison to give them a four wicket win in the second ODI against Australia here Friday. Aaron Finch’s second straight hundred for the hosts could not prevent them falling 2-0 behind in the series. … Continue reading

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Roy spoils Finch party

Melbourne: Opener Jason Roy (180, 151b, 16×4, 5×4) blasted a mesmerising century to hand England a comfortable five-wicket win against Australia in the first ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here, Sunday. After opener Aaron Finch (107, 119b, 10×4, … Continue reading

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Aussies wrest initiative

Sydney: England skipper Joe Root (83, 141b, 8×4) again missed out on an elusive first century in the series as Australia fought back with two late wickets on the opening day of the fifth Test, here Thursday. Root was out … Continue reading

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England face WACA house of pain

  Perth: England, battered from their latest off-field booze-related scandal, will try to cling on to the Ashes urn at a venue where they haven’t won since 1978 in Thursday’s third Test. The WACA ground here has always been Australia’s … Continue reading

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Anderson, Root give England sniff of hope

  Adelaide: Skipper Joe Root (67 batting, 114b, 9×4) led a spirited English fightback to frustrate Australia and raise hopes of a miracle victory in the gripping second Ashes Test here, Tuesday. After three days of Australian dominance, Root took … Continue reading

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Honours even on day 1

Adelaide: England captain Joe Root was no doubt mindful of recent history at Adelaide Oval when he sent Australia in to bat on winning the toss in the second Ashes Test here, Saturday. In the two previous day-night Tests, the … Continue reading

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‘Ready to fight fire with fire’

Townsville: England captain Joe Root told Australia to ‘bring it on’, vowing to fight fire with fire as his team expect a hostile reception at next week’s first Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane. Root asserted Tuesday he was … Continue reading

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Skipper Root ready for sledging war

Perth: England are steeled for a sledging war in the Ashes series with suspended Ben Stokes the expected focus of Australia’s barbs, captain Joe Root said on the team’s arrival here Sunday. Stokes, the vice-captain and star all-rounder, is not … Continue reading

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Root eyes Ashes triumph

London: Joe Root believes England have the capacity to do ‘something special’ by retaining the Ashes in Australia, after they wrapped up a 2-1 Test series victory against West Indies at Lord’s. A nine-wicket win inside three days at the … Continue reading

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England rout West Indies

Birmingham: England hammered the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs as the inaugural day/night Test in Britain ended inside three days at Edgbaston, Saturday. West Indies, following on, were bowled out for 137 in their second innings as … Continue reading

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