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Australia fall to heaviest defeat after England record 481

Australia fall to heaviest defeat after England record 481

Once again it was spin that did the damage with Adil Rashid taking 4-47 and Moeen Ali 3-28. Alex Hales made 147 off 92 balls and Jonny Bairstow 139 off 92. Bairstow was dropped on 30 by Marcus Stoinis and that proved extremely costly as he began to pepper the boundary. It was off Australia's eighth bowler, left-arm wrist spinner D'Arcy Short, that Bairstow hit a huge six over deep midwicket to reach a 69-ball hundred including 11 fours and four sixes.


Russian Federation 0-0 Egypt in first half

Russian Federation 0-0 Egypt in first half

Russian Federation scored more goals in the first game of the 2018 World Cup than in the whole of the 2014 tournament in Brazil, where they netted just twice in three group matches. The way he shuffled off at the end, as Russia's substitutes rushed on to celebrate a 3-1 victory in Group A, suggested even he knew it was a long shot.


Roy and Buttler leave Australia with record chase to square series

Roy and Buttler leave Australia with record chase to square series

The pick of the action from the 2nd ODI between England and Australia at Sophia Gardens . But their 304 all out meant world champions Australia had suffered a seventh defeat in their last eight ODI matches. Marsh added he hoped Stanlake would be fit come Tuesday after a toe injury kept him on the sidelines in Cardiff . "I had a long discussion with Thorpey [Graham Thorpe] after I got out and just said it was probably my favorite innings as far as how my tempo was throughout the ...


LeBron James: Four reasons why he must choose the Houston Rockets

LeBron James: Four reasons why he must choose the Houston Rockets

The camp of LeBron James has remained in contact over the phone and in person with the Cleveland Cavaliers since the end of The Finals more than a week. "Somebody told me a long time ago - they said your book is already set. So LeBron's book is already set", O'Neal said in the interview. He done already passed up legends; he done already made his mark - he has three rings.


Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russian Federation: team

Mohamed Salah in starting line-up for Egypt v Russian Federation: team

They will bang their hope on a miracle, an unlikely victory by Saudi Arabia against Uruguay in Group A's other game on Wednesday, if they are to stay in the tournament. "He had to train alone", Cuper said. One even arrived wearing a Real Madrid shirt, with Ramos' name printed on the back. Russia's head coach Stanislav Cherchesov, a former goalkeeper, made his sole World Cup appearance in that game.


Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

I have been itching to get out there and showcase myself on the big stage". Never mind the fact that they only just beat a team that seemed determined to set a new record for failing to step over the half-way line. The Argentinian has been key to the forward's development and helped instil the 24-year-old's unswerving belief in his ability. The game-winning goal understandably sent England fans into an absolute frenzy.