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Sri Lanka’s Galle cricket stadium may be demolished

England could be the last team to take on Sri Lanka at its famed Galle stadium, considered one of the world’s most picturesque cricket grounds, when they tour in November.

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Heroin killed British rugby players in Sri Lanka: court

Two English amateur rugby players had taken heroin just before their deaths while in Sri Lanka, a court was told Friday as it ordered the arrest of those responsible for selling the narcotics.

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Pakistan’s opening batsman Azhar Ali signs for Somerset

Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has joined Somerset for the remainder of their first-class English County Championship fixtures this season, the southwest club said Monday. The 33-year-old replaces Australia opener Matt Renshaw, who made three hundreds at 51.30 in the opening rounds of the Championship before breaking a finger against Surrey at Guildford last month. Azhar…

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England bowl in India ODI series-decider

England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field in the third and deciding one-day international against India at Headingley on Tuesday.

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Belgium beat England to secure third place in FIFA World Cup 2018

Belgium hammered England 2-0 at Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday to finish at third place in the FIFA World Cup 2018.

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France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

France will play Croatia in the final of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.

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Belgium beat England 2-0 in World Cup third-place playoff

Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in Saturday’s third-place playoff in Saint Petersburg. 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…

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England bat against India in second ODI

The second one-day international between England and India is being played at Lord’s.

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Belgium, England reluctantly meet again

Belgium and England have already met during the World Cup in a match both teams seemed reluctant to win and on Saturday they will face each other again in a game they both seem reluctant to play. The two sides must pick themselves up and dust themselves down after suffering the crushing disappointment of semi-final…

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‘Maybe England lacked respect’, says Croatia coach

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic admits his team were spurred on by what they saw as a lack of respect towards them in the English media as they won 2-1 in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final. “We always respect our opponents and expect them to respect us back,” Dalic told reporters in Moscow on Thursday. “Maybe England…

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Kuldeep takes six England wickets as India win opening ODI

India’s spin sensation Kuldeep Yadav tormented England with a six wicket haul and Rohit Sharma then piled on the runs as the tourists won their opening one-day international with ease at Trent Bridge on Thursday. The victory by eight wickets, and with 9.5 overs remaining, came after the hosts were all out for 268 with…

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India bowl against England in first ODI

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against England in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge on Thursday. England made one change, with opener Alex Hales ruled out of a match on his Nottinghamshire home ground due to a side strain suffered batting in the nets on Wednesday. Jonny Bairstow…

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England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

Gareth Southgate’s England team were hailed as heroes by British media, who acclaimed their achievement rather than dwelled on disappointment after their heart-breaking World Cup exit on Wednesday. England’s hopes of reaching only their second ever World Cup final were dashed by Croatia, as Mario Mandzukic scored the deciding goal in a 2-1 extra-time win…

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Pakistan Physical Disability team beat England to win tri-series

Pakistan’s Physical Disability team beat England by 45 runs to win the Twenty20 tri-series at Worcester on Wednesday. Pakistan, batting first, made 189/7 in their 20 overs with Hasnain Alam top scoring with 48 runs from 36 balls with eight boundaries to his name. Mohammad Shahbaz made 34 runs off 24 runs with the help…

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Kane ‘gutted’ as England’s World Cup dream dies

England captain Harry Kane could not hide his desperate disappointment after his side’s 2-1 extra-time defeat against Croatia in the semi-finals of the World Cup in Moscow on Wednesday. “We’re gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot,” Kane said after the match at the Luzhniki Stadium. “It’s going to hurt for a while of course….

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Croatia knock out England of the FIFA World Cup 2018

Croatia beat England to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup final against France. The two teams will play for the world championships on Sunday evening in Moscow. The English side will take on Belgium in the third place play-off.

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Mandzukic sends Croatia into first World Cup final

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures. England, appearing in their first semi-final since 1990, had looked on course for…

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Pakistan’s Physical Disability team beat Bangladesh to extend unbeaten streak

The Pakistan Physical Disability team won their second successive game in the tri-series at Worcestershire as they beat Bangladesh by 45 runs on Monday. Pakistan, batting first, scored 181 runs in their overs. Bangladesh were bowled out for 135 runs in 18.3 overs. Pakistan Physical Disability team won their second match of tri-series against Bangladesh…

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Sharma takes India to T20 series win over England

Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten century as India beat England by seven wickets and win the Twenty20 International series 2-1 on Sunday. England, invited to take guard, scored 198/9 in their 20 overs with Jason Roy top scoring with 67 runs from 31 with the help of four boundaries and seven sixes. Jason Roy and…

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Pakistan’s Physical Disability team beat England in T20 tri-series

The Pakistan Physical Disability team defeated England by 78 runs in the first game of the tri-series at Worcester. England won the toss and chose to field. Pakistan scored 224/4 with Muhammad Shahbaz scoring 121 runs from 69 balls. He scored 11 boundaries and nine sixes to his name. Hasnain Alam made 60 runs from…

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Belgium and France face off in mouth-watering World Cup semi-final

Roberto Martinez’s swashbuckling Belgium side head into Tuesday’s semi-final with familiar foes France as the World Cup’s leading scorers, but their old rivals have evolved as the tournament has progressed and will also be full of confidence. Belgium have scored 14 goals in five matches and were hugely impressive in their 2-1 quarter-final victory over…

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