July 19, 2019

Ireland defeat England at Cricket World Cup

Ireland hve stunned England with a 3 wicket win in their Group B match in Bangalore. Kevin O'Brien scored the fastest hundred in Cricket World Cup history with 113 from only 63 balls. Earlier England had amassed what looked like a match winning score of 329. Jonathan Trott top scored with 92 … [Read more...]

England v India – Thrilling tie at Cricket World Cup

India and England have fought out a thrilling tie in their Cricket World Cup, Group B match at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar had scored a superb 120 to see India to an imposing 338 in 49.5 overs. Yuvraj Singh (58) and Gautam Gambhir (51) provided excellent support. … [Read more...]

Cricket World Cup: England defeat Netherlands – just

England have opened their Cricket World Cup campaign with a close match against minnows the Netherlands at Nagpur. In what nearly became the greatest night in Dutch cricket history, South African born all rounder Ryan ten Doeschate scored 119 runs from 110 balls to propel the Netherlands to an … [Read more...]

Doug Bollinger replaces Mitchell Johnson for Adelaide Test

Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has been replaced by Doug Bollinger for the second Ashes Test in Adelaide starting tomorrow. Ben Hilfenhaus is battling a hamstring injury and has been replaced by Ryan Harris who is on the comeback from knee surgery. Johnson's axing was highly likely … [Read more...]

Australia v England – Ashes cricket preview

The build-up to the England v Australia Ashes series starting today at the Gabba in Brisbane has been a bizarre pageant of pro-English hype. As a neutral I am always amazed at the capacity of the English to talk themselves up beforehand either in cricket or football. When they don't live up to the … [Read more...]

England complete Test victory but Pakistan earn respect

Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott hit unbeaten half-centuries to guide England to a nine wicket win over Pakistan in the 2nd Test at Edgbaston. Pakistan started the day hoping to add some valuable runs for the last wicket but their innings only lasted another 11 balls. Chasing only 118 to win … [Read more...]