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  • 'Haunted' London hotel gives England cricketers spooky nights 1 week ago

    London: England have often looked a haunted side during their ongoing run of nine Tests without a win. And according to paceman Stuart Broad they have a particular reason to be spooked during matches in London after ghostly goings-on at the team hotel. Broad said several members of the side...
  • 2nd Test: Rahane's ton rescues India to 290/9 on Day 1 at Lord's July 18, 2014

    Ajinkya's Rahane's stellar hundred saved India the blushes on the opening day of the second Test against England, taking them to a respectable 290 for 9 after James Anderson gave England control on a green-top Lord's track. Rahane, batting at No. 4, scored 103 and shared a crucial 90-run partnership for...
  • Not a perfect day for England, admits Joe Root July 12, 2014

    Nottingham: England middle-order batsman Joe Root has refused to blame his team's batsmen for the slump in the post-lunch session that saw them collapse from 134 for 1 to 202 for 7 handing India the advantage in the first Test at Nottingham. The Yorkshire batsman then had to come up with...
  • 1st Test: England fight their way to 352/9 on Day 3, trail India by 105 July 11, 2014

    Dogged resistance by Joe Root and England's late order helped the hosts recover from a precarious 205 for 7 to reach 352/9 at stumps on day three to blunt the effort of Indian pacers and cut down the visitors lead to 105. A six-wicket burst by India, thanks to Bhuvneshwar Kumar...
  • Indian pitches are quicker than Trent Bridge wicket: Broad July 11, 2014

    Nottingham: England all-rounder Stuart Broad has lamented the Trent Bridge pitch, saying Indian tracks are faster than the wicket on offer during the first cricket Test here. English bowlers had to toil hard for nearly two days to bowl India out but not before the visitors had on board a commendable...
  • Five things to know as India begin grudge series against England July 8, 2014

    London: After being beaten by Sri Lanka in a Test series on home soil for the first time, England will look to recover their reputation with five matches against India. It's the first five-Test series in 55 years between the two countries. They will be played quickly, across 42 days,...
  • Stuart Broad ready for gruelling Test series against India July 7, 2014

    Nottingham: England seamer Stuart Broad has insisted the hosts have the bowling depth required to cope with a frenetic Test series against India. Wednesday sees the two nations meet at Nottinghamshire paceman Broad's Trent Bridge home ground for the first of five Tests condensed into a six-week period. Both Broad and new-ball...
  • Broad glad to have Stokes back in the Test squad July 3, 2014

    London: Stuart Broad has backed Ben Stokes to have as big an impact on the England scene as he did on a Barbados dressing-room locker after the young allrounder was recalled to a 13-man squad for next week's first Test against India. Stokes missed England's recent 1-0 home loss to Sri...
  • Stuart Broad hits back at Kevin Pietersen's 'unhappy' England claim July 2, 2014

    London: Stuart Broad has insisted England are anything but a depressed side after former star batsman Kevin Pietersen suggested there was "an underlying current of unhappiness" in the dressing room after recent defeats. Despite being England's all-time leading run-scorer across all formats and their top contributor with the bat in Australia,...
  • Captain Alastair Cook gets Broad backing July 2, 2014

    Stuart Broad insisted on Tuesday that Alastair Cook remained the right man to lead England in test cricket as he all but disclaimed his own chances of leading his country in the five-day game. England recently went down to a 1-0 defeat in a two-test series at home to Sri Lanka,...
  • England's Stuart Broad wants life ban for all fixers July 1, 2014

    England all-rounder Stuart Broad called for all those found guilty of match-fixing to be given the same lifetime ban as handed down to former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent on Tuesday. The punishment, which was confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board, stems from one-day matches that Vincent admitted he...
  • 2nd Test: Stuart Broad takes hat-trick as England dismiss Sri Lanka for 257 June 21, 2014

    Leeds: Stuart Broad became the first England player to take two career Test hat tricks while Liam Plunkett finished with five wickets as Sri Lanka collapsed to 257 all out on the first day of the second Test on Friday. In reply, England reached 36-0 at stumps with Alastair Cook on...
  • Stuart Broad takes historic hat-trick for England June 21, 2014

    Leeds: Stuart Broad became the first England player to take two Test hat-tricks as he struck across two overs in the second Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. He dismissed Kumar Sangakkara for 79 when the batsman sent the ball to Ian Bell at gully with the final delivery of Broad's...
  • Sri Lanka survive dramatic session to save Lord's Test June 17, 2014

    Number 11 Nuwan Pradeep survived five dramatic balls from Stuart Broad to help Sri Lanka avoid defeat after James Anderson ripped through the visitors to almost force an England win in the first Test at Lord's on Monday. Pradeep survived the final five balls, including successfully reviewing an lbw decision on...
  • PCB objects to Stuart Broad's jibe at Saeed Ajmal's action May 25, 2014

    Pakistan cricket authorities on Saturday demanded the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) explain what disciplinary measures have been taken against Stuart Broad after he made a twitter jibe about the legitimacy of spinner Saeed Ajmal's action. Subhan Ahmed, chief operating officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said a letter...
  • Broad risks sanction over Ajmal comments May 23, 2014

    England's Stuart Broad has risked disciplinary action after appearing to question the legitimacy of Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal's action. Ajmal is currently playing for English county Worcestershire. He took 13 wickets in the Midlands side's recent County Championship win over Essex, including a career-best seven for 19 in the second...
  • Alastair Cook grateful for England support May 8, 2014

    Alastair Cook said on Thursday that the backing of his colleagues and team management had persuaded him to continue as England captain after he questioned his own position following a wretched Ashes series. Cook found himself under the spotlight after England's recent 5-0 thrashing in Australia, a campaign where the opening...
  • Stuart Broad out of Sri Lanka ODI series May 7, 2014

    London: Stuart Broad said Tuesday he'd miss England's forthcoming one-day international series with a knee problem but that he hoped to return in time for the subsequent Test campaign. A niggling knee injury has delayed the seam-bowling all-rounder's start to the season, although Broad is eyeing a return to first-class cricket...
  • England ready to move on from Kevin Pietersen saga, says Stuart Broad May 6, 2014

    Stuart Broad says the England team can revive their fortunes after a torrid winter and the sacking of Kevin Pietersen but must not rush into more more changes after a period of major upheaval in the coaching setup. Broad, England's Twenty20 captain, oversaw a disastrous World Twenty20 campaign and played in...
  • Stuart Broad may quit England's T20 captaincy April 1, 2014

    England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has reportedly admitted that he may quit his role as the team's captain following a humiliating defeat by the Netherlands in the World Twenty20 tournament. The skipper said that he thoroughly enjoyed the role over the past couple of years, but the day was 'extremely disappointing'...
  • WT20: England face more embarrassment, lose to Netherlands March 31, 2014

    Chittagong: England slumped to an embarrassing 45-run defeat by the Netherlands at the World Twenty20 on Monday to end a dismal few months at a new low point. England, already eliminated from the tournament after defeats by New Zealand and South Africa, were bowled out for 88 chasing a modest 134...
  • As it happened: World T20, England vs Netherlands March 31, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Asked to chase 133 by the Dutch, England crumbled to 88 all out and lost by 45 runs, ending their 2014 World T20 campaign on a sorry note. Toss and team news: England skipper Stuart Broad won the toss and opted...
  • WT20: England look to prove a point in dead tie against Netherlands March 30, 2014

    Chittagong: Already out of the semi-final race, both England and the Netherlands would be hoping to drew curtains to their ICC World Twenty20 campaign with a win in their last Group 2 league match here Monday. With three wins from four matches, South Africa had already qualified for the semifinals from...
  • World T20: Broad looks for new England era after tough winter March 30, 2014

    Chittagong: Stuart Broad looked forward to a new England era after a miserable winter ended with a World Twenty20 exit in Chittagong on Saturday. England went down by three runs in a pulsating Super-10 stage Group One match against South Africa, going out of the semi-final race after two defeats...
  • As it happened: England vs South Africa, World Twenty20 March 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: England have won the toss and elected to bowl against South Africa at Chittagong. Playing XIs: South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), AB de Villiers (capt), Jean-Paul Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Dale Steyn, Beuran Hendricks, Wayne...
  • World T20: England fined for slow over-rate against Sri Lanka March 28, 2014

    Chittagong: England have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their World T20 Group 1 encounter against Sri Lanka at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Thursday. Match referee David Boon imposed the fine after the side, led by Stuart Broad, was ruled to be two overs short of its...
  • WT20: South Africa clash with England, eye semi-final berth March 28, 2014

    Chittagong: With back-to-back victories, South Africa have put themselves in contention for a semi-final berth and they will look to seal the berth when they clash with England in their last Group 1 league match of the ICC World T20 here on Saturday. South Africa had started their campaign on a...