Joe Root
Sports  /  Published 22.01.21

Be at absolute best vs India: Root

England captain Joe Root feels India’s come-from-behind series victory over Australia has been “a great advert” for Test cricket, while his team too needs to be at its best to beat t...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.01.21

Eng win, root for spin duo to play bigger role

Captain Joe Root expects spin twins Dom Bess and Jack Leach to be even better in the second Test after both claimed five-wicket hauls in England’s victory over Sri Lanka in the first match at Ga...
By Reuters in Galle

Sports  /  Published 17.01.21

Lanka play catch-up after Root double

England captain Joe Root scored a double century, but Sri Lanka began a spirited fightback to close Day III of the first Test in Galle on 156/2 in their second innings, trailing the visitors by 130 ru...
By Agencies in Galle

Sports  /  Published 16.01.21

Ton of relief for Root

Joe Root’s masterful unbeaten 168 has put England in firm control of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle as they closed a rain-hit second day on 320 for four, a first innings lead of 185 o...
By Agencies in Galle

Sports  /  Published 15.01.21

Bess puts Lanka on backfoot

England captain Joe Root struck his 50th Test fifty to put them in a strong position on the first day of the opening Test after off-spinner Dom Bess took five wickets as the visitors bowled out Sri La...
By Reuters in Galle


Sports  /  Published 21.11.20

Cummins: Key is quiet Kohli

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins expectedly considers Virat Kohli the “big” wicket he would target in the upcoming series against India and said that keeping the visiting captain “q...
By PTI in Sydney

Cricket  /  Published 15.08.20

Rizwan keeps Pakistan afloat with half century

Mohammed Rizwan scored a gritty, unbeaten half-century to guide Pakistan past 200 against England before bad light at the Rose Bowl brought an early end to the second day of the second Test on Friday....
By Agencies in Southampton

Cricket  /  Published 13.08.20

Eng cautious, Pak’s chance to ‘cash in’

The Pakistan Cricket Board said all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who’s a part of the visitors’ T20I squad, will self-isolate until he tests negative for Covid-19 after breaching a bio-security...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 28.07.20

England, Ireland gear up for League

The International Cricket Council on Monday officially launched the inaugural ICC Men’s World Cup Super League that aims to add context to the ODI format.  It finally begins on Thursday wh...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 26.07.20

Broad powers England, uphill task for West Indies

Stuart Broad smashed a swashbuckling half-century off just 33 balls before grabbing two wickets to put England in control of the third and deciding Test versus the West Indies at Old Trafford  on...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Manchester


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