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/England fast bowler was thrilled to make an explosive impact in the third Test against West Indies after years of frustrationWhat is it like to bowl at 95mph? For Mark Wood, whose scorching return to England’s Test team sent everyone a bit gaga in St Lucia, the answer is wonderfully simple: “You almost feel like a superhero. I’ve been playing Mario Kart recently and yeah, it’s like when you get a magic mushroom and you’re just absolutely flying.”It will come as little surprise to learn Wood is s...
/Mark Wood’s Sunday spell in St Lucia was a refreshing reminder of how pace bowling turns a slow game into a fast oneThere are certain words that are crying out to have “sheer” in front of them. Sheer bliss. Sheer lunacy. Sheer pace.In cricket, sheer pace is sheer bliss, as long as it’s on your side. In St Lucia on Sunday evening England, who had been blown away in the first two Tests by a resurgent West Indies attack, finally produced a riposte. Mark Wood came on after 20 overs, when the game is...
/• Wood has battled back to fitness after missing winter programme• Seamer persuades England selectors he is ready for June tournamentEngland have recalled the seamer Mark Wood for the Champions Trophy, while Steven Finn has missed out on one of five pace bowling slots.Wood has battled back to fitness after missing the winter programme, during which he had a third ankle operation. He has done enough for Durham in the opening weeks of the season to persuade the selectors he is ready for the tourna...
/England’s long wait for a bowler capable of blistering pace is finally over, with Mark Wood breaching 94mph during an exhilarating career-best haul on day two of the third West Indies Test. Wood was a bowler reborn on his return to Test cricket, regularly hitting breakneck speeds as he claimed five for 41 and had […] England’s long wait for a bowler capable of blistering pace is finally over, with Mark Wood breaching 94mph during an exhilarating career-best haul on day two of the thi...
/Captain Joe Root was left to lead the rearguard as England traded blows with the West Indies in a captivating second Test that could go either way at Headingley.England, absorbing a 169-run first-innings deficit, finished day three two runs ahead on 171 for three, with Root bearing the all-too familiar burden of holding up a fragile top order.The tourists would have been heavy favourites had Kyle Hope held Root on 10 at gully, but he took advantage of the latest fielding gaffe in a match groanin...
/• Third Test, day 2: England 277 & 19-0; West Indies 154• Mark Wood takes Test-best five for 41The half an hour before tea produced one of those “Oh, my!” moments. During that time Mark Wood bowled a succession of deliveries in excess of 90mph, including the fastest ball of the series at 94.8mph. In 19 balls he took the wickets of three startled West Indies batsmen and transformed the match.In the slip cordon, where Joe Root resides, and on the England balcony, where the coaches were looking...
/• Wood attended voluntary nets session on Monday• Chris Woakes’ knee problem likely to rule him outMark Wood has scarcely known an England dressing room as quiet as that which followed the 10-wicket defeat in Antigua. But despite joking about tension between batsmen and bowlers, the Durham quick insists team unity remains strong.On Monday four reserves among Joe Root’s squad – Wood, Chris Woakes, Keaton Jennings and Jack Leach – headed back to the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium for a voluntary net ...
/Joe Root suggested West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel said something he ‘might regret’ after the England captain was heard saying ‘there’s nothing wrong with being gay’ during the third Test. Root’s alleged comments were picked up on television via the stumps microphone as he was batting, though whatever Gabriel said remains undetermined. However, it is […] Joe Root suggested West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel said something he ‘might regret’ after the E...
/The Middlesex batsman is primed to cash in with the bat when he plays in the deciding third Test against West IndiesDawid Malan never expected to play Test cricket but, despite an inauspicious start in which he was felled by a searing yorker on debut, and the additional scrutiny of playing at the highest level, the Middlesex left-hander is starting to feel more at home in the whites of England.The third Investec Test against West Indies starting on Thursday should be incentive enough for England...
/England paceman stays true to his goals despite several left ankle operations and proves himself a bowler of shock and aweMark Wood, from childhood days spent charging in from the conifers at the back of his garden, trying to clonk his father, Derek, on the head, through to the present, has only ever wanted to bowl as fast as he possibly can and play Test cricket for England.A rebellious left ankle that has led to him going under the knife multiple times might have led others to veer away from o...
/• Steven Finn added to touring party leaving on 28 October• Bairstow, Plunkett and Ball given formal written warnings and finedEngland are preparing for Ben Stokes to be absent from this winter’s Ashes defence after adding Steven Finn to the squad and stating that their Test vice-captain and talismanic all-rounder will not be travelling to Australia with his team-mates at the end of the month.Joe Root’s side fly to Perth on 28 October but with Stokes still being investigated by police over ...
/PAUL NEWMAN IN ANTIGUA: England have never won a Test in Antigua and have only triumphed once in a Caribbean series in the last 50 years. The end to that record is not in sight. Published: 22:04 GMT, 31 January 2019 | Updated: 00:52 GMT, 1 February 2019 England have never won a Test in Antigua and have only triumphed once in a Caribbean series in the last 50 years. The end to that sorry record is not in sight just yet.Joe Root's side were ambushed by a combination of West Indian fire and a sub-s...
/ Pakistan have called up leg-spinner Shahdab Khan to their Test squad for the first time as they prepare to face the West Indies in a three Test series starting in Kingston on April 21. Pakistan have called up leg-spinner Shahdab Khan to their Test squad for the first time as they prepare to face the West Indies in a three Test series starting in Kingston on April 21.The 18-year-old made his international debut in Pakistan's Twenty20 international series win against West Indies last month...
/• England 258 & 171-3 v West Indies 427• Joe Root and Mark Stoneman lead fightbackThe most compelling Test of the summer, brimful of incident, excellence and aberration, hangs in the balance. After three days, during which West Indies have played most of the best cricket, the outcome nonetheless remains hard to predict. The bald figures are that England in their second innings have seven wickets remaining and they lead by two runs.England’s batsmen have had to scrap for every run; some enjoy...
/ PAUL NEWMAN AT HEADINGLEY: At the start of the last day it was barely conceivable to envisage West Indies scoring the 316 they still needed to complete a remarkable comeback. Published: 18:45 BST, 29 August 2017 | Updated: 23:54 BST, 29 August 2017 Nobody believed West Indies had an earthly chance of winning this second Test after one of the most embarrassing performances in the proud history of Caribbean cricket at Edgbaston.And even at the start of the last day here it was b...

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