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England cricket captain Joe Root looks on during a news conference.(REUTERS)

Standard of cricket must not be compromised when it resumes: Joe Root

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 04:13 PM IST
Joe Root, however, conceded the game could witness some changes as a precautionary measure against COVID-19
Derby County's Wayne Rooney reacts.(REUTERS)
Derby County's Wayne Rooney reacts.(REUTERS)

Wayne Rooney says handling of Premier League pay row ‘a disgrace’

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Rooney made it clear he had both the means and the will to make financial contributions, either in the form of salary reductions or direct donations to the NHS, but felt the public pressure being exerted on players was unhelpful.
File image of late England captain Bob Willis.(ICC/ Twitter)
File image of late England captain Bob Willis.(ICC/ Twitter)

‘Bob Willis was one of cricket’s biggest heroes of his time’

Dubai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 12:28 PM IST
The fast bowler captained England in 18 Tests and 29 ODIs. He took 325 wickets in 90 Tests from 1971 to 1984.
File image of Australia cricketer Steve Smith.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Australia cricketer Steve Smith.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ashes 2019: Shane Warne has his say on how to dismiss record-breaker Steve Smith

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 08:17 PM IST
England vs Australia: England haven’t been able to get the better of Smith and Warne believes he has the perfect game plan to keep him under check
File photo of Andrew Strauss.(Getty Images)
File photo of Andrew Strauss.(Getty Images)

Andrew Strauss appointed chairman of ECB cricket committee

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Strauss, along with Geoffrey Boycott, was given knighthood in former Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation honours list for their service to sport on Tuesday.
Australian players celebrate the dismissal of Jos Buttler on the second day of second Ashes Test.(AP)
Australian players celebrate the dismissal of Jos Buttler on the second day of second Ashes Test.(AP)

Ashes 2019: ‘Same old story for flimsy England’ – Nasser Hussain blasts Root and Co after Australia take upper hand at Lord’s

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 02:43 PM IST
England vs Australia: Calling for the need of a specialist batsman who can score runs consistently, Hussain said England batsmen aren’t giving proper attention to little details and that is the root cause for their downfall in the series so far.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Joe Root, captain of England (L) and Tim Paine, captain of Australia.(Getty Images)
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Joe Root, captain of England (L) and Tim Paine, captain of Australia.(Getty Images)

Ashes, England vs Australia: Joe Root and Tim Paine’s different paths to Ashes captaincy

Birmingham | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 11:47 AM IST
When England’s Joe Root and Australia’s Tim Paine walk out for the toss prior to the first Ashes opener at Edgbaston starting Thursday they will have taken very different routes to get there.
File image of Ricky Ponting, Michael Vaughan(Getty Images)
File image of Ricky Ponting, Michael Vaughan(Getty Images)

Ashes, England vs Australia: Five memorable Ashes series

London | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2019 11:59 AM IST
England and Australia begin the latest edition of the Ashes at Edgbaston on Thursday, with the home side looking to wrestle back the urn.
Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal.(AP)
Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal.(AP)

Harry Kane stunner earns Tottenham victory over Juventus

Singapore | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane scored what he called “one of the best goals” of his career to beat Italian champions Juventus 3-2 in an enthralling International Champions Cup contest.
England's Eoin Morgan with the Trophy during celebrations marking their Cricket World Cup victory on Sunday over New Zealand, during at the Oval cricket ground in London Monday July 15, 2019.(AP)
England's Eoin Morgan with the Trophy during celebrations marking their Cricket World Cup victory on Sunday over New Zealand, during at the Oval cricket ground in London Monday July 15, 2019.(AP)

England captain Eoin Morgan questions rules despite winning World Cup, says ‘not fair to have result like that’

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 04:27 AM IST
England captain Eoin Morgan said it was not fair to decide the winner by boundary count when both England and New Zealand were unseparated even in the Super Over
England's captain Eoin Morgan reacts after to England’s win over Australia in the semi-final on Thursday(AFP)
England's captain Eoin Morgan reacts after to England’s win over Australia in the semi-final on Thursday(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Never imagined England will be in World Cup final after 2015 disappointment, says Eoin Morgan

Birmingham | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 10:43 AM IST
“Everybody out there on the field and even in the changing room loved every ball that was bowled. There was no lack of commitment, application and we had a bit of a day out which, it’s cool when it happens like that, particularly when the bowlers bowl like that, it is awesome,” Morgan said.
Mitchell Starc celebrates taking the wicket of England's Eoin Morgan(Action Images via Reuters)
Mitchell Starc celebrates taking the wicket of England's Eoin Morgan(Action Images via Reuters)

ICC World Cup 2019: Kevin Pietersen says Eoin Morgan ‘scared’, England captain shrugs it off

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 05:03 PM IST
World Cup: Defeat against Australia at Lord’s - England’s third in seven games in this World Cup - has left them needing to win at least one and possibly both of their final two group matches against India and New Zealand.
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh speaks during a news conference.(AFP)
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh speaks during a news conference.(AFP)

Prince of Indian cricket Yuvraj Singh bids farewell

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Bihan Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 09:05 PM IST
Yuvraj Singh, a winner of two World Cup titles who overcame cancer and a drop in form to fight his way back into India’s national side, announced Monday that he is retiring from cricket.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's Virat Kohli, foreground, talks with former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen before the start of the VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata, India, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP)
Royal Challengers Bangalore's Virat Kohli, foreground, talks with former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen before the start of the VIVO IPL cricket T20 match against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata, India, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP)

2019 Cricket World Cup: Kevin Pietersen picks his favourites

London | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 10:52 AM IST
Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen picked his favourites to win the ICC World Cup 2019
Paul Collingwood in action at the Rose Bowl.(cric.com.au/ Twitter)
Paul Collingwood in action at the Rose Bowl.(cric.com.au/ Twitter)

ICC World Cup 2019: Injuries force England assistant coach Paul Collingwood to take the field against Australia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:13 AM IST
Pacer Mark Wood, whose career has been blighted by ankle problems, managed just 3.1 overs before experiencing what an England spokesman said was “some left discomfort”.
File image of Virat Kohli, Joe Root(Getty Images)
File image of Virat Kohli, Joe Root(Getty Images)

Virat Kohli or Joe Root, Sachin Tendulkar or Brian Lara? England captain Eoin Morgan reveals his choice

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 05:34 PM IST
Morgan, who will lead England in the upcoming World Cup, believes that he has the side to go all the way and clinch the trophy this year.
David Beckham acknowledges the crowd during LA Galaxy ring of honour ceremony at Dignity Health Sports Park.(USA TODAY Sports)
David Beckham acknowledges the crowd during LA Galaxy ring of honour ceremony at Dignity Health Sports Park.(USA TODAY Sports)

David Beckham’s MLS team gets green light for temporary home

Miami | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 08:34 AM IST
The stadium, home of the now-defunct Fort Lauderdale Strikers, is around 25 miles north of Miami. Beckham’s group plans to build a new 18,000-seat arena at the site in time for Inter Miami’s MLS debut in 2020.
Mohali, India - April 16, 2019: Jofra Archer player of Rajasthan Royals celebrate after dismissal of Chris Gayle of Kings XI Punjab during IPL match at PCA stadium, in Mohali, Punjab, India on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (Photo by Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Mohali, India - April 16, 2019: Jofra Archer player of Rajasthan Royals celebrate after dismissal of Chris Gayle of Kings XI Punjab during IPL match at PCA stadium, in Mohali, Punjab, India on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. (Photo by Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)

ICC World Cup 2019: Despite snub, Jofra Archer certain to play tournament - former England captain explains

PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2019 04:36 PM IST
Archer, who is yet to make his international debut, was not included in England’s provisional squad and instead, Surrey fast bowler Tom Curran made his way into the side.
Manchester City's English midfielder Fabian Delph (L) remostrates with Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane before Kane laeft the pitch injured during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in north London, on April 9, 2019.(AFP)
Manchester City's English midfielder Fabian Delph (L) remostrates with Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane before Kane laeft the pitch injured during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in north London, on April 9, 2019.(AFP)

Tottenham wait nervously for Harry Kane update after ankle knock

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 05:54 PM IST
It immediately looked serious as Kane was unable to put any weight on his left foot and was helped down the tunnel, later leaving the ground on crutches and with the joint in a brace.
Former LA Galaxy MLS soccer midfielder David Beckham poses with a statue of himself at Legends Plaza in front of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.(AP)
Former LA Galaxy MLS soccer midfielder David Beckham poses with a statue of himself at Legends Plaza in front of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.(AP)

David Beckham salutes LA Galaxy and Los Angeles as statue unveiled

Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Beckham won back-to-back championships in 2011 and 2012 during his six years and 98 appearances with the Galaxy.
File image of Harry Kane(AP)
File image of Harry Kane(AP)

Tottenham Spurs star Kane back in training ahead of schedule

London | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2019 09:16 PM IST
Kane has been sidelined since suffering an ankle injury in the closing moments of Tottenham’s Premier League defeat against Manchester United on January 13.
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root.(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root.(Action Images via Reuters)

Ex-Windies star Ian Bishop defends suspended Shannon Gabriel, says education a better option

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2019 10:15 PM IST
The punishment handed Shannon Gabriel for a gay slur directed at Joe Root was a little harsh, says former West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop, who at the same time acknowledged the fast bowler erred in his choice of words directed at the England captain
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root(Action Images via Reuters)

Shannon Gabriel banned for four ODIs over ‘personal abuse’

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2019 09:02 PM IST
Gabriel, 30, accepted an ICC charge after he was warned by on-field umpires during the third test for comments made towards England captain Joe Root.
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root.(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Shannon Gabriel with England's Joe Root.(Action Images via Reuters)

West Indies vs England: Shannon Gabriel charged by ICC over alleged homophobic remark

St Lucia | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 11:00 AM IST
Umpires Rod Tucker and Kumar Dharmasena spoke to Gabriel afterwards and he was charged with breaching ICC’s Code of Conduct.
File image of England Test skipper Joe Root and ODI skipper Eoin Morgan.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of England Test skipper Joe Root and ODI skipper Eoin Morgan.(Action Images via Reuters)

England cricket boss Giles targets World Cup and Ashes double

London | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2019 10:53 PM IST
England are currently top of the global 50-over rankings and will head into a home World Cup that starts in May as one of the favourites to win a trophy they have never lifted.
D.C. United forward Wayne Rooney (9) celebrates after scoring a goal on a free kick against Toronto FC in the first half at Audi Field.(USA TODAY Sports)
D.C. United forward Wayne Rooney (9) celebrates after scoring a goal on a free kick against Toronto FC in the first half at Audi Field.(USA TODAY Sports)

Rooney, Ibrahimovic chase playoff berths

Los Angeles | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 09:57 AM IST
Rooney’s performances have been instrumental in the turnaround, with the 32-year-old former England captain contributing 10 goals and seven assists in his 18 appearances.
Harry Kane won the Golden Boot at 2018 FIFA World Cup.(REUTERS)
Harry Kane won the Golden Boot at 2018 FIFA World Cup.(REUTERS)

Harry Kane admits he has been below par for Tottenham Hotspur

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 05:17 PM IST
Harry Kane ended a five-game goalless run for club and country when he put his side ahead from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win at Brighton -- a result that also ended a three-game losing streak for Spurs.
Paul Collingwood became the first England captain to win a trophy at a global tournament when he guided the side to the ICC World T20 in 2010.(Getty Images)
Paul Collingwood became the first England captain to win a trophy at a global tournament when he guided the side to the ICC World T20 in 2010.(Getty Images)

Former England skipper Paul Collingwood calls time on career

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 01:40 PM IST
The former England captain made 4,259 runs in 68 Tests and will play his final game against Middlesex.
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London.(AP)
England's Alastair Cook, at the end of his last ever match before retiring from test cricket, raises his cap as he walks off at the end of the fifth cricket test match of a five match series between England and India at the Oval cricket ground in London.(AP)

ICC Test rankings - Virat Kohli & India retain top spot, Alastair Cook signs off on a high

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Cook was awarded the man of the match for his scores of 71 and 147 in the fifth Test against India, helping his team win the match by 118 runs and register a 4-1 win in the series.
Alastair Cook walks off after playing his final innings in Test cricket on Monday.(REUTERS)
Alastair Cook walks off after playing his final innings in Test cricket on Monday.(REUTERS)

Kevin Pietersen puts aside personal differences to congratulate Alastair Cook on fairytale ending

Hindustan Times, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 11:24 AM IST
Pietersen decided to forget the past and paid rich tribute to Alastair Cook after the opener played his last Test innings on Monday.
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