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Geologists reveal ancient connection between England and France

The British mainland was formed from the collision of not two, but three ancient continental land masses, according to new research. Scientists have for centuries believed that England, Wales and Scotland were created by the merger of Avalonia and Laurentia more than 400 million years ago. However, geologists based at ... Read More »

India wins 3rd test by 203 runs against England 

It took India 17 balls on the final morning to take the last wicket and wrap up their seventh Test win in England, an utter domination of the hosts from the moment India were inserted on day one.  The win also made Virat Kohli India’s second-most successful captain in Tests, ... Read More »

England beat India in first Test to lead series

Chasing 194, India resumed the day at 110/5 but kept losing wickets, including the one of captain Virat Kohli (51), to fall short by 31 runs. For England, medium-pacer Ben Stokes was lethal, taking the important wickets of Kohli and Hardik Pandya (31) on the day. The right-armer ended up with figures of 4/40 in the second innings for ... Read More »

India, England first Test match begins today

A crucial challenge will be on the cards for both the sides. India captain Virat Kohli has exuded confidence of good performance ahead of the test. England will want to give a better account of themselves after recent disappointments. India and England have battled each other on 17 occasions across the United Kingdom ... Read More »

Hazard and Belgium too good for England in World Cup play-off

Meunier, who missed the semi-final loss to France due to suspension, scored after just four minutes before Hazard grabbed a late second as Belgium eclipsed the side that came fourth at the 1986 edition. Belgium have now defeated England twice in a fortnight, having waited 82 years to beat them ... Read More »

Joe Root’s ton guides England to 322/7

Root scored an unbeaten 113 off 116 balls while skipper Eoin Morgan (53 off 51 balls) and all-rounder David Willey (50 off 31 balls) contributed with useful half-centuries as England crossed the 300-run mark after opting to bat in the penultimate match of the three-match series. Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep ... Read More »

India eye series win, England face ‘Kuldeep conundrum’

It is a short turn-around from the first ODI at Trent Bridge, as also from the T20I series that finished 2-1 in India’s favour Sunday. Perhaps the game was scheduled for Saturday, keeping in mind the FIFA World Cup final on Sunday. But, with only a day’s gap between the ... Read More »

Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave World Cup on a high

A gut-wrenching 2-1 loss to Croatia after extra-time denied England a shot at a second World Cup triumph, instead setting up a consolation game against familiar foes Belgium. Roberto Martinez’s side, who were beaten 1-0 by France in the last four, topped Group G ahead of England after an Adnan ... Read More »

FIFA World Cup: Croatia beat England 2-1 to enter final for first time

Croatia, featuring in a World Cup semi-final only for the second time after a gap of 20 years, needed a goal from Mandzukic in the 109th minute from close range after left winger Ivan Perisic (68th minute) cancelled out Kieran Trippier’s goal for England in the fifth minute from a free-kick. England, bidding to enter the final ... Read More »

England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth

Leicester defender Maguire headed in the opening goal from a corner on 30 minutes, with Alli adding a second just before the hour. Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford then produced a series of crucial saves in the final half-hour to seal England’s long-awaited spot in the last four. It was just a ... Read More »

FIFA WC: England to take on Sweden in QF match

England are preparing for their biggest game in over a decade as they face Sweden in the World Cup quarter-final on Saturday night. England have not reached the last eight of the World Cup since 2006. But Gareth Southgate’s side now have the country believing following their dramatic shootout win ... Read More »

England end penalty jinx to edge Colombia in shootout

Harry Kane fired England ahead with his tournament-leading sixth goal just before the hour in Moscow, converting a penalty after he was hauled down by Carlos Sanchez at a corner. Gareth Southgate’s team looked to be heading into the last eight in regulation time until Yerry Mina equalised with a ... Read More »

England thrash Panama to move into last 16 with Belgium

A hat-trick from captain Harry Kane — which means he is now the leading scorer in the tournament with five goals — two from John Stones, his first ever in an England shirt, and a beauty from Jesse Lingard completed the crushing victory. The result also confirmed Belgium’s qualification for ... Read More »

England beat Australia by six wickets, lead ODI series 4-0

England, set a ground record 311 to win, finished on 314 for four after Jason Roy top-scored with 101 and fellow opener Jonny Bairstow made 79 yesterday. Jos Buttler (54 not out) ended the match with 32 balls to spare when he hit a four off Michael Neser. Earlier, Australia ... Read More »

Roy and Buttler set up England win over Australia

Roy’s 120 and stand-in captain Jos Buttler’s 91 not out took England to a total of 342 for eight as the hosts went 2-0 up in this five-match series. Australia opener Shaun Marsh made 131 to became the first Glamorgan batsman to score an international century at the Welsh county’s ... Read More »