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Joe Root looking for another sweet performance at Kandy

England got off to a shaky start in Galle, losing five wickets for just 103 runs, with debut opener Rory Burns back in the pavilion for nine, Moeen Ali out first ball and Ben Stokes gone for seven.

published on : 10th November 2018

England remove Sri Lanka's top three with victory in sight at lunch

England's varied attack, which features three seamers and three spinners, probed persistently through the morning as captain Root employed attacking field placements.

published on : 9th November 2018

Eoin Morgan hits 92 as England make 278 in 2nd ODI

Eoin Morgan hit 11 fours and two sixes in his 91-ball innings that formed the core of the England score after Sri Lanka won the toss and put the tourists in.

published on : 13th October 2018

Joe Root could be world's best if freed from England captaincy, says Shane Warne

Warne, who is promoting his autobiography, said Root is England's best player but would be disappointed with his conversion rate when it came to hundreds.

published on : 11th October 2018

Hope Anderson continues to terrorise batsmen: Joe Root

Jimmy Anderson overtook Australia's Glenn McGrath to become the most successful fast bowler in Test history, with 564 wickets.

published on : 12th September 2018

India still on top, England grab fourth position after 4-1 series win

Joe Root's England side are now just one point behind South Africa and Australia, who are both on 106 points with the former marginally ahead on decimal points.

published on : 12th September 2018

Defeat on cards for India in final Test after Alastair Cook, Joe Root pile on misery

The day certainly belonged to Cook, who scored his 33rd hundred his last appearance to join a select band of players having scored a hundred on debut and final Test.

published on : 10th September 2018

England reach 243-2 at lunch on Day 4, Cook hits 100 against India in last game

Cook's 181-run third-wicket partnership with his successor as captain, Joe Root, who is unbeaten on 92, has taken England's lead to 283.

published on : 10th September 2018

Jos Buttler puts England in command of India finale

Buttler and Stuart Broad frustrated India with a ninth-wicket stand of 98 as, yet again this series, England bounced back with the bat after a top-order collapse.

published on : 8th September 2018

Alastair Cook hits fifty in final Test as England start solidly against India

Cook, who walked out to a guard of honour from the India team, was soon into his stride with two trademark boundaries off successive balls from fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.

published on : 7th September 2018

Beating India 4-1 would be a strong statement, perfect send off for Alastair Cook: Joe Root

Root said that Cook had informed him of his retirement decision in Southampton, and that this wouldn't be a distraction ahead of or during the fifth Test.

published on : 7th September 2018

England vs India: 'Adamant' Jonny Bairstow to keep wicket in finale

Bairstow had broken a finger keeping during India's 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge.

published on : 6th September 2018

India series shows Test cricket is alive and kicking: Joe Root

Root said he was confident of a win with so many bowling options at his disposal as England's potent attack dismissed world No 1 India for 273 and 184 in the two innings to secure the win.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Today is probably the best Moeen Ali has ever bowled for England: Joe Root

Moeen Ali started the fourth test as England's second spinner. By the end of it, he was England's No. 1 bowler.

published on : 3rd September 2018

We can win the fourth Test against India, says England batsman Jos Buttler

Buttler scored 69 and put on vital lower-order partnerships with Ben Stokes and Sam Curran as England recovered from 122 for five to finish at 260 for eight at stumps on day 4.

published on : 2nd September 2018
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