Posts tagged as: England

Sarah Walker beats Ieva Pope in 2013 European Mixed Team Championships

The talented British shuttler Sarah Walker played with great precision in group stage of European Mixed Team Championships and outclassed Ieva Pope on February 12, 2013. This was a Women’s Singles tie of a match between England and Latvia. Both contenders remained head-to-head for three gruelling sets. Initially, Sarah took some time to read her […]

New Zealand overpower England in 2nd T20I at Hamilton

Brendon McCullum finally showed his magic with the bat, and single-handedly took New Zealand to a comprehensive victory over England in the second Twenty20 International at Hamilton on Tuesday, February 12th. It was truly not the day for English bowlers. Captain Stuart Broad was hammered by the Kiwis, as he gave away 53 runs in […]

Bacray Sagna praises Jack Wilshere’s performance in the International friendly – football news

Bacray Sagna praises Jack Wilshere’s performance in the International friendly – football news Bacray Sagna praised his Arsenal’s teammate, Jack Wilshere, after he gave his man of the match performance at the Wembley stadium against Brazil. The English youngster, who was ruled out of football for whole last season due to injuries, displayed tremendous football […]

Stuart Broad not ready to take New Zealand lightly

Stuart Broad not ready to take New Zealand lightly England T20 skipper Stuart Broad is not ready to take things lightly in the upcoming T20 series against New Zealand. The two teams are due to meet in three-match T20 series, scheduled to be held on February 9th, 12th and 15th. The Black Caps are surely […]

Ashley Giles calls India tour a learning experience

Newly-appointed England coach Ashley Giles was slightly disappointing over the 2-3 ODI loss in India, but called the tour as a great learning experience. The former left-arm spinner, who recently took over the responsibility from Andy Flower, was on his very first coaching assignment, and admitted that a tough India tour also taught him a […]

Cyprus International 2013: Scott Evans trounces Andrew Smith to bag Men’s Singles title

Ireland’s most experienced player Scott Evans continued his winning streak and wrapped up Men’s Singles title after beating England’s Andres Smith in the final clash at Cyprus International 2013 on Sunday, January 27, in Cyprus. The impressive Evans, who was the top seeded shuttler in the main draw of the championship, played to his maximum […]

Winning the toss was crucial in final ODI against India, says Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has admitted that it was a very important toss to win in the final encounter of the 5-match One Day International (ODI) series against India in India. Thanks to Ian Bell’s wonderful hundred, the Englishmen won the final game comprehensively by seven wickets. Batting first, the home side scored 226 runs. […]

Andrew Smith crushes Zinukhov Andriy to surge into semi-final of Cyprus International 2013

England’s emerging player Andrew Smith proved his mettle in the arena and secured his berth in Men’s Singles semi-final after showing exit to Ukraine’s Zinukhov Andriy in quarter-final encounter of Cyprus International 2013 in Cyprus, on Saturday, January 26. The second seeded Smith, who did not show mercy to any of his opponent in the […]

Zaka Ashraf suggests ICC to shift Women’s World Cup to South Africa

Due to simmering tension on the Indo-Pak border, BCCI is being sceptical about hosting the Women’s World Cup in Mumbai and, reacting to the current situation, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has suggested ICC to shift the mega event to South Africa. India has already sent Pakistan hockey players in order to avoid […]

MS Dhoni’s power hitting was turning point, says Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has said that it was Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s power hitting in the death overs that actually made the difference in the second One Day International (ODI) on Tuesday. Thanks to Dhoni’s blistering knock of 72 runs, India cruised to an easy 127- run victory at Kochi. Batting first, the Men in […]

Alastair Cook in no mood to take ‘world class’ India lightly

England made a wonderful start to the series by beating India brilliantly in the first One Day International (ODI) a few days ago. The Englishmen are currently full of confidence, looking good to make another huge impact in the series. But skipper Alastair Cook is wary of threat, and looks in no mood to take […]

Alastair Cook banking on confidence to beat India

Alastair Cook banking on confidence to beat India England’s Test and ODI skipper Alastair Cook believes that his team has gained immense confidence after beating India in the first match at Rajkot to go one up in the series. Although there are four more games to follow, yet the confident English captain has set his […]


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