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Joe Root celebrates his century. (SLC)

Huge captaincy accolade for Joe Root following England's 7-wicket win over SL

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:44 PM IST
  • England's win over Sri Lanka was the 24th of Root's career, which puts him second on England's list of all-time successful Test captains.
Jack Leach in action. (Reuters)
Jack Leach in action. (Reuters)

1st Test: Leach takes five as nervous England near victory

Reuters | , Galle
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:26 PM IST
England made a nervous start to their pursuit of a modest target of 74 and closed day four on 38 for three on Sunday.
Jofra Archer (L) and Ben Stokes(Getty Images)
Jofra Archer (L) and Ben Stokes(Getty Images)

Stokes, Archer rested for England’s tour of Sri Lanka, Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow return

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 05:39 PM IST
All-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer have been rested for England’s two-Test tour of Sri Lanka in January, but both will return for the series in India the following month.
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