Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes could play as specialist batsmen for England in Test series against Pakistan

Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes could play as specialist batsmen for England in Test series against Pakistan

England will consider picking Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes as specialist batsmen for the first Test as they try to include their brightest stars against Pakistan. Such is the importance of the pair that they are in the frame for Lord’s even though Stokes is not fit enough to bowl in Durham’s current match against […]

Haunting Amazon ruins await adventurous World Cup visitors

Haunting Amazon ruins await adventurous World Cup visitors

PARICATUBA, Brazil – If Hollywood were to set a psychological thriller in the Amazon rainforest, the haunting Paricatuba Ruins would be the perfect backdrop. Massive root structures poke through the foundations of the once-stately neo-classical edifice, across the Rio Negro from the jungle metropolis of Manaus, one of the cities set to host World Cup […]