Tag : sri lanka

Cook-less England Face Sri Lanka

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Image Credit: [Getty Images] England play their first test match series without former captain and opening batsman, Alistair Cook. England have started well in their first test against Sri Lanka, setting the hosts a difficult target of 462 runs to chase down. With England not having won an away series … Read More

England vs Sri Lanka One Day International Series review

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The start of England’s tour to Sri Lanka was met largely with optimism from the visiting team’s point of view. Despite England’s relatively poor record in the subcontinent, with recent losses in their tours of India and Pakistan, the visitors were still the number one ranked side in the world … Read More

The End of the Road for UK’s Trade Ties with China?

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Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to beat the drum for deepening trade ties and showcasing Britain’s global ambitions. With the uncertainty of Brexit looming it is essential for the UK to open up new overseas markets as the general consensus is that trade with the EU … Read More

Sport: England begin new era with thrilling draw

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England and Sri Lanka played out a thrilling draw in the first Test match of the cricket summer at Lords, as Euan Cunningham reports   12 months ago the Australian coach Darren Lehmann, ably assisted by his lieutenant inside the English media Shane Warne, were keen to suggest that the … Read More

Sport | What we learnt in the T20 Worlds

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Finally, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, the classy fulcrum of Sri Lanka’s batting over the last fifteen years, were rewarded for their continued and electric brilliance in their last game in the T20 format. As fireworks exploded and Sri Lankan supporters danced and screamed to their hearts’ content in the … Read More

The Root to Success

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Stephen Topping As England approach their final fixture of the ICC Champions Trophy group stage, a few things are becoming quite clear: India are the team to beat, England’s bowling attack isn’t as convincing in the shorter format and Joe Root will be integral to any success England has for … Read More

Gayle force Windies threaten to blow opponents away

6 years ago / 0 comments

The ICC World T20 final takes place on Sunday, and while England will play no further part in the tournament, the four remaining teams all stand a very good chance of claiming the title. Host nation, Sri Lanka, play Pakistan in the first semi-final on Thursday and will be hoping … Read More