England vs Pakistan live score and run updates from day three of the first Test at Lord’s

England vs Pakistan live score and run updates from day three of the first Test at Lord’s

England will be looking to bounce back on Saturday following a difficult day at Lord’s. Yasir Shah’s 5-64 was the star turn on a day when England’s suspect middle order again came ­unstuck with Alastair Cook and Joe Root carrying the heaviest load once more. At 253-7 England are still 86 runs adrift of Pakistan’s […]

Tymal Mills should develop England career at his own pace, says captain Eoin Morgan ahead of T20 clash with Sri Lanka

Tymal Mills should develop England career at his own pace, says captain Eoin Morgan ahead of T20 clash with Sri Lanka

England will let speedster Tymal Mills progress his Twenty20 international career at his own pace, according to Eoin Morgan. Mills could very well unleash his searing pace on Sri Lanka in Tuesday’s one-off T20 clash at the Ageas Bowl, in a keenly-anticipated international debut. The 23-year-old’s congenital back condition limits his cricket to the sprint […]

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 […]

Jason Roy happy to see his hard work rewarded as England seal ODI series victory over Sri Lanka

Jason Roy happy to see his hard work rewarded as England seal ODI series victory over Sri Lanka

Jason Roy was happy to see his hard work pay off after hitting a match-winning 162 to lead England to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the one-day international series. The Surrey opener fell just five runs short of the England ODI record held by Robin Smith as […]

England crashes out as Iceland stuns in one of greatest ever shocks

England crashes out as Iceland stuns in one of greatest ever shocks

NICE: England were dealt a humiliating 2-1 defeat by minnows Iceland on Monday as Roy Hodgson’s side crashed out of Euro 2016 in one of the most stunning upsets in the history of the game. Ragnar Sigurdsson cancelled out Wayne Rooney’s fourth-minute opener before Kolbeinn Sigthorsson’s tame shot squirmed past England goalkeeper Joe Hart for […]

England advance to last 16 of Euro 2016 after 0-0 draw with Slovakia

England advance to last 16 of Euro 2016 after 0-0 draw with Slovakia

England drew 0-0 with Slovakia on Monday to finish second in Euro 2016 Group B and qualify for the knockout phase behind Wales who beat Russia 3-0 in their final match. Wales top the group with six points ahead of England on five, one ahead of Slovakia who should also reach the last 16 as […]

Vladimir Putin MOCKS England fans attacked by mob of Russian ultras at Euro 2016

Vladimir Putin MOCKS England fans attacked by mob of Russian ultras at Euro 2016

The streets of Marseille were engulfed in disorder before last Saturday’s 1-1 draw and it continued inside the stadium but Putin appears to have made light of the violence. The streets of Marseille were engulfed in disorder before last Saturday’s 1-1 draw and it continued inside the stadium – but Putin appears to have made […]

England tell fans to behave, Russia tell their’s to ‘Keep it up!’

England tell fans to behave, Russia tell their’s to ‘Keep it up!’

  England captain Wayne Rooney and manager Roy Hodgson on Monday pleaded with the country’s fans to avoid further violence to head off a UEFA threat to disqualify the team from Euro 2016. “I’m appealing to you to stay out of trouble,” Hodgson said in a video message. “We really desperately want to stay in […]

England and Russia draw 1-1 in Euro 2016

England and Russia draw 1-1 in Euro 2016

Russia stunned England by scoring an injury-time equaliser to force a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2016 Group B match after Roy Hodgson’s men had dominated on Saturday. Denis Glushakov was credited with the goal after the defence were caught napping as Russia launched a long ball into the area. Earlier, Eric Dier curled in […]

As Roy Hodgson prepares for Euro 2016 opener against Russia, England expects more than Euro 96 nostalgia

As Roy Hodgson prepares for Euro 2016 opener against Russia, England expects more than Euro 96 nostalgia

Since the World Cup in 2006, Germany have won 18 matches at international tournaments. Spain the same. Holland have won 14, Portugal seven, Italy a disappointing five. How many have England won in that time? Three. Single goal winning margins over Slovenia in 2010, and Sweden and Ukraine in 2012 is the sum of it. […]

England and Russia fans clash ahead of match in Marseille

England and Russia fans clash ahead of match in Marseille

French police stepped in to break up small groups of English and Russian soccer fans who squared up and hurled taunts at one another in Marseille on Friday, ahead of the opening match of the Euro 2016 soccer tournament. French police stepped in to break up small groups of English and Russian soccer fans who […]

Brexit would mean ‘years of austerity and wipe £40m from UK public purse’

Brexit would mean ‘years of austerity and wipe £40m from UK public purse’

The Institute for Fiscal Studies claims quitting the EU would cause the Treasury to cut billions of pounds from British public services and welfare Brexit would lead to more years of austerity and tax hikes – and wipe £40billion from UK public coffers. In a report setting out the stark consequences of Brexit , the […]

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 […]

Jonny Wilkinson announces retirement from rugby

The former England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson will retire from rugby at the end of the season, the player announced Monday.

Jonny Wilkinson announces retirement from rugby

“I would like to take this opportunity to formally announce my retirement from playing rugby,” the 34-year-old said in a statement released by his club, French side Toulon. “It goes without saying that I have an enormous number of people to thank for their support from all around the world but especially here in France […]