Tag : ashes

Australia’s women exact revenge

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Following the Baggy Greens’ humiliation at Trent Bridge, it was the turn of the Southern Stars to salvage some pride as they faced England’s women at Canterbury in the sole Ashes test. Australia opted to bat first and posted an encouraging total of 274-9 declared, with Jess Jonassen the top … Read More

England Women triumph in opening Ashes match

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ENGLAND Women made a vibrant start in their quest to win a third consecutive Ashes series as they defeated Australia by four wickets in the opening one-day international. The Lionesses impressed with some resolute bowling and fielding, before Natalie Scriver and Lydia Greenway’s fifth-wicket partnership of 122 helped England recover … Read More

Sport | Cricket – Taylor the man to replace Pietersen for England?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Love him or hate him, its time to accept, barring some miraculous or humiliating u-turn from the English Cricket Board, the Kevin Pietersen saga and his swashbuckling international career is over. As we look forward to the one day series in the West Indies, the T20 World Cup and the … Read More

Sport | Should Kevin Pietersen have been sacked?

5 years ago / 0 comments

YES – Ste Topping Should Kevin Pietersen have been sacked by England on the basis of the recent tour of Australia alone? No. It’s difficult to make a case for any England player making a good account for themselves Down Under this winter, and Pietersen did put in some more than respectable … Read More

Sport | A Face from the Radio – Broad no 'Fraud'

5 years ago / 0 comments

The amount of negative press that Stuart Broad has been given, it was bound to come back to haunt Australia and after day one of the first test in Brisbane it certainly has. Labelled by the Courier Mail, Brisbane’s local paper, as Stuart Fraud and banned the use of his name for the … Read More

Sport | Thanks Hoggy

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Jack Fairs Matthew Hoggard, the former Yorkshire and England swing bowler, has announced his retirement from cricket. The Leeds born 36 year old played 67 times for his country at Test level, taking 248 wickets at an average of 30.50. Hoggard played for Yorkshire for 13 years between 1996 and … Read More