Chris Woakes

  • Dhoni's poor judgement cost India T20 against England September 8, 2014

    Birmingham: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's poor judgement in refusing singles in two balls in the last over saw India going down by three runs to England in a thrilling finish in the one-off Twenty20 international at Edgbaston here Sunday. A blistering 71 off 31 balls from captain Eoin Morgan helped England post...
  • We used the conditions very well, says England pacer Chris Woakes August 16, 2014

    London: England bundled out India for a paltry 148 to take the upperhand on the very first day of the fifth and final Test, and medium pacer Chris Woakes said the home team bowlers used the seaming conditions at The Oval to perfection. After dismissing India in only 61.1 overs, England...
  • Chris Woakes added to England's ODI squad after Ashes January 6, 2014

    Sydney: Allrounder Chris Woakes has been added to England's squad for the five-match limited-overs series against Australia a day after the humbling 5-0 defeat in the Ashes. The 24-year-old Woakes has played one Test - in the northern Ashes series in August - 13 ODIs and four Twenty20 internationals. He took...
  • England's gamble backfires as new boys toil August 21, 2013

    London: England's selection gamble backfired as surprise debutants Simon Kerrigan and Chris Woakes suffered a chastening introduction on the first day of the fifth Test against Australia on Wednesday. With the Ashes already retained, England were willing to experiment and Kerrigan and Woakes were unexpectedly named in Alastair Cook's team at...
  • Uncapped duo in England squad for fifth Ashes Test August 18, 2013

    London: England have included the uncapped duo of Warwickshire allrounder Chris Woakes and Lancashire left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan in a 14-man squad announced on Sunday for next week's fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia at The Oval. Woakes, already a one-day international, was brought in after pace bowling allrounder...
  • Swann, Bresnan back after injury for England in Champions Trophy May 3, 2013

    London: Offspinner Graeme Swann has been called up by England for next month's Champions Trophy after making his recovery from an elbow injury that ruled him out of the recent tour of New Zealand. Pacer Tim Bresnan is also in the 15-man squad following his comeback from a similar injury, with...
  • Woakes replaces Bresnan in England Test January 24, 2013

    London: Warwickshire fast bowler Chris Woakes has earned his maiden call-up to England’s Test team as the selectors chose to assess Tim Bresnan’s elbow for the upcoming tour of New Zealand. Dropped from the 15-man squad named by the England selectors on Thursday was allrounder Samit Patel, who failed to...
  • England rest Anderson, Trott from ODI series December 18, 2012

    Pune: England have rested fast bowler James Anderson and batsman Jonathan Trott from the next month's One-Day series against India and replaced them with Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler. The visitors have also included young batsman Joe Root in the Twenty20 squad for the upcoming two-matches series. "Woakes and Buttler get...
  • Amla, de Villiers help SA to level series September 6, 2012

    Nottingham: South Africa routed England by seven wickets in their fifth and final one-day international at Trent Bridge, to tie the series 2-2. South Africa recovered from 14 for 3 to coast with 15.3 overs remaining, after skittling England for 182. Hashim Amla hit an unbeaten 97, while Proteas captain AB de...
  • Swann out of last two ODIs July 5, 2012

    Chester-le-Street: England offspinner Graeme Swann has been rested for the remaining two matches against Australia owing to a sore elbow, with James Tredwell and Chris Woakes called up into the squad. England’s concerns that Swann be fully fit ahead of a marquee Test series against South Africa starting at The...
  • Woakes called up by Eng for 3rd ODI vs Aus July 2, 2012

    London: Chris Woakes has been called up by England for the third match of its one-day international series against Australia to allow fellow pace bowlers Jade Dernbach and Stuart Meaker to attend the funeral of a late club colleague. Dernbach and Meaker were granted compassionate leave to travel to Wales on...
  • England rest Broad, Swann, Bresnan June 20, 2012

    London: England will rest three frontline bowlers for the third and final one-day international (ODI) against the West Indies at Headingley on Friday. Seamers Stuart Broad and Tim Bresnan, together with offspinner Graeme Swann - who all played in an eight-wicket win at The Oval here on Tuesday that gave...
  • England add Woakes as WI lose Darren Bravo June 18, 2012

    London: England added Warwickshire paceman Chris Woakes to their squad on Monday for the two one-day internationals against the West Indies. Woakes was called up into the squad in case, a statement said, Jade Dernbach was unavailable for the remaining fixtures on "compassionate grounds". English cricket was stunned on Monday when...