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  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st Test, Day 5 April 17, 2015

    For LIVE commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day. Set an improbable 438 for victory after the tourists declared their second innings at 333 for seven in the afternoon session, the...
  • Stuart Broad backs Alastair Cook to score freely against West Indies April 12, 2015

    Antigua: Ahead of their first Test against the West Indies on Monday, England's pacer Stuart Broad said he is backing skipper Alastair Cook to make as many runs as possible as he is looking refreshed and confident. "I'd back him to score big runs in this series, he looks refreshed and...
  • World Cup exit shines light on England's ODI woes March 10, 2015

    Sydney: "We thought 275 was chaseable. We shall have to look at the data." With those words, uttered following a defeat by Bangladesh in Adelaide on Monday that knocked England out of the World Cup, Peter Moores appeared to write his own epitaph for his second spell as coach of the...
  • World Cup 2015: Can England be braver than Australia? February 13, 2015

    The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is almost upon us and you can feel the excitement building here in Australia ahead of their mouth-watering opening match against England. I've been here for a few days with Scotland and the anticipation is mounting, with the little things like the headshots, the media...
  • Stuart Broad questions wisdom of Michael Clarke's early comeback February 7, 2015

    Sydney: England fast bowler Stuart Broad has questioned whether it's wise for Australia captain Michael Clarke to play in his team's opening World Cup match against England on Feb. 14. Clarke is recovering from hamstring surgery and was thought unlikely to be considered for selection before Australia's second pool match against...
  • World Cup 2015 Team Profile: England seek end to World Cup hoodoo February 3, 2015

    Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties. You never know when a wicket would fall and change the complexion of the game. Over the past two years, England team has shook hands with that theory both on and off the field. From the forbidden Kevin Pietersen saga to Alastair Cook's...
  • Australia clinch tri-series as Glenn Maxwell fires England down February 1, 2015

    Glenn Maxwell scored 95 and took 4 for 46 on Sunday to spur Australia to a 112-run win over England in the final of the one-day international tri-series. Maxwell led Australia to 278 for 8 as they batted first after losing the toss, then had the opportunity of a hat trick...
  • England keep India winless to enter tri-series final January 30, 2015

    Talking of momentum, India will have none such thing going into their World Cup title defence as they remain winless after more than two months on tour in Australia. England inflicted the latest wound on the world champions, throwing them out of the Carlton Mid ODI tri-series with a three-wicket win...
  • Stuart Broad unhappy with his bowling form January 29, 2015

    The last time Stuart Broad looked a threat with the ball in hand was way back in August 2014 when James Anderson and he ran riot against the hapless Indians in the Test series in England. He has been out of action more recently, as he had to undergo surgery...
  • Stuart Broad apologises for minimum wage tweet January 28, 2015

    London: England fast bowler Stuart Broad insisted on Tuesday that he had not meant to insult low-paid workers following an angry response to a tweet about Britain's minimum wage. "I've heard if you earn minimum wage in England you're in the top 10 percent earners in the world. #stay #humble," the...
  • Chris Broad reaches 250-ODI landmark as match referee January 18, 2015

    Dubai: Chris Broad become only the second member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC match referees to reach the 250-mark in One-Day Internationals when he took the field to officiate in the second ODI between South Africa and West Indies at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday. Broad, a former...
  • Stuart Broad praises England's batting line-up January 15, 2015

    Sydney: England pacer Stuart Broad, on Thursday, praised his team's present batting line-up, saying it is the "most powerful" batting outfit he has played with. England scored a mammoth 391 for 6 in their win over a Prime Minister's XI in Canberra, and then followed it up with a score of...
  • Pietersen issue could have been handled differently: Broad January 12, 2015

    London: Describing Kevin Pietersen's sacking by England and Wales Cricket Board as "unnecessary", paceman Stuart Broad has said that the issue could have been handled differently. Pietersen, 34, was discarded by England in February last year after their 0-5 Ashes defeat last winter. Pietersen later went on to release a book...
  • Stuart Broad hails Aussies for respect they showed Phillip Hughes January 6, 2015

    London: England allrounder Stuart Broad has praised Australia captain Michael Clarke, his team and the general public for the respect they showed Phillip Hughes following the death of the opening batsman in November. The 25-year-old Hughes was struck on the back of the neck by a bouncer delivered by fast bowler...
  • Stuart Broad backs axed Alastair Cook to cement legend status January 6, 2015

    London: Being removed as England captain for next month's 50-over Cricket World Cup could turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Test skipper Alastair Cook, according to team mate Stuart Broad. Poor personal form with the bat and a bad run of results for the side led to the...
  • Alastair Cook captain as England name provisional World Cup squad December 6, 2014

    England named a provisional 30-man squad on Saturday for next year's one-day World Cup with Alastair Cook as captain. Cook is under pressure following a poor run of results and is suspended from Sunday's game against Sri Lanka due to the team's slow over-rate in the last game. Fast bowlers James Anderson...
  • Stuart Broad denies Kevin Pietersen 'bullying' claims October 30, 2014

    England bowler Stuart Broad has dismissed claims by former teammate Kevin Pietersen that there was a bullying culture in the changing room during their time as international colleagues. In Pietersen's recently published autobiography, he alleges that Broad was a member of a group of senior players who abused less-experienced squad members...
  • England duo Stuart Broad, Matt Prior undergo surgery September 5, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad and wicketkeeper Matt Prior are set to start their rehabilitation programmes after both players underwent surgery to cure longstanding injuries. The England and Wales Cricket Board issued an update on Broad and Prior's progress following their surgery on Thursday. Following surgery on the patella tendon...
  • Stuart Broad sets September 4 date for knee surgery August 21, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept. 4, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 28yearold will miss the five oneday internationals against India starting on Monday, but is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup, which...
  • Stuart Broad left out of England ODI squad to face India August 19, 2014

    Strike bowler Stuart Broad, one of the heroes of England's 31 Test series victory against India, was on Monday left out of a 15man squad for the five oneday internationals between the two teams. Broad, who played for England at The Oval despite having a broken nose and two black eyes...
  • India humiliated yet again as England decimate Dhoni & Co. to win Test series 31 August 17, 2014

    England wrapped up the fivematch Test series 31 with a huge innings and 244run victory on day three at The Oval on Sunday. Team India's win at Lord's seemed a distant memory as they were humiliated once again and had no answer to England's pace attack. India, faced with a...
  • 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...
  • 5th Test: England in a commanding position after bowling out India for 148 August 15, 2014

    After a humiliating defeat at Old Trafford, Indian batting saw another collapse at The Oval. England pacers toppled the Indian batting with wickets at regular intervals and India were all out for a mere 148 in the first innings of the fifth and final Test on Friday. In reply, openers...
  • Stuart Broad practises at nets without any discomfort ahead of fifth Test August 14, 2014

    London: England heaved a sigh of relief as Stuart Broad, sporting a splint on his broken nose, bowled without any apparent discomfort at the nets on the eve of the decider fifth Test starting Friday at The Rose Bowl. Broad, who broke his nose while negotiating a short pitched delivery from...
  • Stuart Broad may play fifth Test against India without protective mask August 13, 2014

    London: England pacer Stuart Broad, who sustained a deep gash on the bridge of his nose after being hit by nasty bouncer from India speedster Varun Aaron, may not need any special protective mask in order to play the fifth Test at Oval as the wound is healing rapidly. According to...
  • Injured Stuart Broad may play fifth Test with face mask August 11, 2014

    England pacer Stuart Broad, who was hit on the nose by a bouncer from the Indian fast bowler Varun Aaron in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, hinted that he may play the fifth and final Test against India with a face mask. Broad, in the first over after lunch...
  • Lack of fighting spirit by Team India shocks one and all August 10, 2014

    Manchester: As India surrendered the fourth Test in Manchester by an innings and 54 runs in less than three days, the fivematch series shifted decisively in England's favour but the manner of defeats has definitely shocked everyone after the team's historic Lord's victory. It is now pegged at 21, after the...
  • Stuart Broad included in unchanged England squad for 5th Test August 10, 2014

    England named an unchanged 13man squad for the fifth Test starting on 15 August at the Oval in London. Stuart Broad has been included in the team despite suffering a fractured nose when batting at Old Trafford on Saturday. Broad was retired hurt after being struck on the nose by a...
  • Stuart Broad, Matt Prior to undergo surgery after Test series August 10, 2014

    London: English cricket duo Stuart Broad and wicketkeeper Matt Prior will undergo surgery to cure their longterm injury troubles at the end of the month. According to Daily Mail, Prior, who opted out for the rest of the summer to recuperate from an Achilles tendon injury, saw a specialist who...
  • Batsmen capitulate as India lose at Old Trafford August 10, 2014

    Indian batsmen failed to survive the session after tea and lost the fourth Test to England by an innings and 54 runs. ...