LIAM PLUNKETT

  • Finn replaces Plunkett, Broad doubtful for fourth India Test August 3, 2014

    Manchester: England fast bowler Steven Finn has replaced injured Liam Plunkett for the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford starting Thursday. Plunkett, who picked 3 wickets in the first drawn Test and scalped 4 during England's loss at Lord's apart from a halfcentury, opted out of the third Test as...
  • Outofform Virat Kohli gets advice from childhood coach July 24, 2014

    Coach advises Virat Kohli not to play square off the wicket Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma has advised his ward to "avoid playing strokes square off the wicket initially" in order to counter the swing, saying it would help him get back to form with a bang. "Virat has six Test...
  • We need wickets in the first session: Plunkett July 20, 2014

    London: England pacer Liam Plunkett feels that second Test against India hangs in the balance after three days of cricket. "The match is quite balanced at the moment. It is very even between both sides," said Plunkett after the day's play. "In the morning, if we can pick a couple of wickets...
  • 2nd Test: India lead England by 145 runs on Day 3, match evenly poised July 19, 2014

    EnglandIndia contest at Lord's still hangs in the balance after the end of day three, as India lost three wickets in quick succession in the last session but fought back through Murali Vijay's gutsy halfcentury to take their overall lead to 145, leaving the second Test interestingly poised. At stumps on...
  • 2nd Test: Stuart Broad takes hattrick as England dismiss Sri Lanka for 257 June 20, 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 360 at stumps with Alastair Cook on...
  • Liam Plunkett joins Yorkshire October 2, 2012

    Leeds: England international bowler Liam Plunkett has crossed the county boundary to join promoted Yorkshire from Durham, his new club announced on Tuesday.The 27yearold has signed a threeyear deal at the Leedsbased side ahead of their return to the County Championship Division One next season. Plunkett has played nine Tests, 21...