Ex-Australia batsman Slater removed from flight

Ex-Australia batsman Slater removed from flight

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Slater has built a successful commentary career since retiring from cricket Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater has apologised after being removed from a flight for “disruptive” behaviour. Slater said he had been arguing with two friends on Sunday while boarding the Qantas flight from Sydney to Wagga Wagga, […]

Archer, Curran & Dawson in England World Cup squad

Archer, Curran & Dawson in England World Cup squad

David Willey (left) has taken 52 wickets in 46 one-day internationals, and Jofra Archer (right) three wickets in three ODIs Jofra Archer, Tom Curran and Liam Dawson have been named in England’s World Cup squad, with David Willey and Joe Denly missing out. Barbados-born Archer, 24, qualified to play for England in March and is […]

Roy hits century as England seal series win over Pakistan

Roy hits century as England seal series win over Pakistan

Roy hits brilliant century in series-clinching win over Pakistan Fourth one-day international, Trent Bridge, Nottingham Pakistan 340-7 (50 overs): Babar 115, Hafeez 59, T Curran 4-75 England 341-7 (49.3 overs): Roy 114, Stokes 71*, Vince 43 England won by three wickets; complete series win with one to play Scorecard England survived a scare to win […]

Bairstow hits ton as England complete their second highest ODI run-chase

Bairstow hits ton as England complete their second highest ODI run-chase

Roy & Bairstow’s magnificent 159-run opening stand Third one-day international, County Ground, Bristol Pakistan 358-9 (50 overs): Imam 151, Asif Ali 52, Woakes 4-67 England 359-4 (44.5 overs): Bairstow 128, Roy 76, Moeen 46* England won by six wickets Scorecard Jonny Bairstow smashed a sensational century as England coasted a chase of 359 to beat […]

England will practise on difficult pitches before World Cup, says Morgan

England will practise on difficult pitches before World Cup, says Morgan

Roy & Bairstow’s magnificent 159-run opening stand England are likely to play on more testing pitches in their final two one-day internationals against Pakistan in preparation for the World Cup knockout stages, says captain Eoin Morgan. The hosts coasted to a target of 359 in the third ODI on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead […]

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