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England Test captain Joe Root happy to rely on old friend Ben Stokes as vice-captain

England Test captain Joe Root happy to rely on old friend Ben Stokes as vice-captain

ECB director Andrew Strauss was of the opinion that the leadership of the side moved decisively to a younger generation ahead of the team's next Test, against South Africa.

England's `Laker Test` centurion Peter Richardson dies at 85

England's `Laker Test` centurion Peter Richardson dies at 85

Richardson accrued five centuries in the 34 Tests he played between 1956 and 1963, and finished his first year as a Test batsman with 491 runs to his credit, the most in the world that year.

Shahid Afridi wants PCB to bar tainted cricketers from all formats of game to stop corruption

Shahid Afridi wants PCB to bar tainted cricketers from all formats of game to stop corruption

Pakistan's former Test captain Ramiz Raja also told a news channel yesterday that Sharjeel and Khalid should not be allowed back.

 

 

Aditi Chauhan feels the need for a well structured league

Aditi Chauhan feels the need for a well structured league

Chauhan feels there are exciting days ahead for women's football in India which, is going through a transition.

Karun Nair, not the only player to be left out from squad after scoring triple century

Karun Nair, not the only player to be left out from squad after scoring triple century

Ajinkya Rahane has been picked in place for Nair for one-off test between India-Bangladesh.

'King' Virat Kohli hits another double century; climbs 'The Wall', eclipses 'The Don'

'King' Virat Kohli hits another double century; climbs 'The Wall', eclipses 'The Don'

Kohli surpassed Bradman and Dravid's record by becoming the first batsman to score double hundreds in four successive Test series.

 

Alastair Cook can thrive without captaincy, says former England captain Andrew Strauss

Alastair Cook can thrive without captaincy, says former England captain Andrew Strauss

Strauss insisted Cook would be regarded as one of "England`s great captains", saying he deserved credit for 2015 Ashes success.

Queen Elizabeth marks 65 years on British throne

Queen Elizabeth marks 65 years on British throne

A 41-gun royal salute will take place in central London to mark the occasion. 

David Beckham denies using charity to boost image amid 'leaked' e-mails controversy

David Beckham denies using charity to boost image amid 'leaked' e-mails controversy

A spokesman for Beckham claimed "hacked and doctored" private emails had given a "deliberately inaccurate picture".

Ancient church stone carving in UK resembles Donald Trump's face

The carving at Southwell Minster church in England has become something of a star because of its uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump.

England star Kevin Pietersen warns Australia, learn to play spin or don't go to India for Test series

England star Kevin Pietersen warns Australia, learn to play spin or don't go to India for Test series

Pietersen, has decried the need for batsmen to prepare for Indian conditions by training on spin-friendly pitches.

IPL Auction: T20 specialist England pacer Chris Jordan eager to be picked for cash-rich event

IPL Auction: T20 specialist England pacer Chris Jordan eager to be picked for cash-rich event

He said winning the T20 series in India by wrapping up the second game tomorrow will be a big achievement.

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrad returns to boyhood club as academy coach

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrad returns to boyhood club as academy coach

Gerrard, who made 710 appearances for his boyhood club during 17 years at Anfield, will begin his new role in February.

Australia's tour of India: Aussies hire Monty Panesar, Sridharan Sriram as spin consultants for upcoming tour

Australia's tour of India: Aussies hire Monty Panesar, Sridharan Sriram as spin consultants for upcoming tour

Australia have named four spinners in the squad to take on top-ranked India in the series that begins from February.

India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon says Aussies may have to 'play ugly' in Test series against Virat Kohli & Co.

India vs Australia: Nathan Lyon says Aussies may have to 'play ugly' in Test series against Virat Kohli & Co.

Lyon, who has taken 228 wickets in 63 Tests, said adjusting to wickets in India will be crucial.

Villagers evacuated as Britain faces severe flood warnings

Seaside residents in southern England were ordered to evacuate Friday as Britain faced severe flood warnings, after snow caused flights to be cancelled. 

Australia vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq & Co slip to fifth spot in ICC Test ranking following 3-0 series whitewash

Australia vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq & Co slip to fifth spot in ICC Test ranking following 3-0 series whitewash

The Misbah-ul-Haq-led side lost five points to finish with 97 points after the series, just one point ahead of New Zealand and Sri Lanka.

Premier League: Dele Alli hits double as Tottenham sink 10-man Southampton 4-1

Premier League: Dele Alli hits double as Tottenham sink 10-man Southampton 4-1

Spurs, stayed fifth in the table with 36 points from 18 matches, one behind arch-rivals Arsenal and three adrift of third-placed Manchester City.