Anderson has now joined a select group of bowlers who have taken over 500 test wickets – Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne, Anil Kumble, Glenn McGrath and Courtney Walsh have all took a quintuple century of wickets in international test cricket.
“50 years from now, Britain will still be the country of long shadows on county (cricket) grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog lovers, and – as George Orwell said – old maids bicycling to Holy Communion through the morning mist,” said former British Prime Minister John major in 1993. Interestingly, this was his vision of Britain in Europe. However, does his view of English county grounds reflecting the British character still resonate nearly 30 years on?
‘Tears still well up when I say goodbye’: Mancunian sisters relive ‘Voyage of the Damned’ on Holocaust Memorial Day
Sisters Gisela Feldman and Sonja Sternberg were teenagers when they fled Nazi Germany on the SS St.Louis destined for Cuba, but were denied entry and forced back to Europe. Now aged 96 and 93, they share their story which led them to the UK, what it means to be recognised in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List, and why they have dedicated their lives to educate others about the Holocaust.
Mason Greenwood is part of Manchester United’s match day squad for their FA Cup third round replay against Wolves tonight and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes an international call-up will eventually happen.
New Zealand v England cricket: Second test, day five recap as Denly howler sums up lacklustre England in drawn affair
The final day of this series was one where England will rue missed opportunities – none more glaring than the simple catch dropped by Joe Denly as New Zealand ended the test 241-2.
After Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis forced his players to go into a 7-day-a-week training camp and star player Lorenzo Insigne was fined 350,000 for allegedly organising a mutiny against the chairman’s reaction to a string of very poor results, we look at how influential the PFA (Professional Footballers’ Association) has been in England over the years on its 112th birthday.
New Zealand v England cricket: Second test, day four recap as Root’s 226 gives England faint sniff of victory
England captain Joe Root led from the front to score a magnificent double century to give his team a chance to win the match and level the series tomorrow on day five in Hamilton.
New Zealand v England cricket: Second test, day three recap as Root and Burns centuries boost England’s victory chances
Today’s play is one of the few in this series where England can say they held the advantage, though much more will be required to win this test match and square the series in Hamilton as the tourists reached 269-5, still 106 runs behind New Zealand.
New Zealand again found ways to graft their way to a competitive score by batting for a long period of time and were able to put England’s top order under pressure in response.
New Zealand opener Tom Latham racked up his fifth test century in only ten innings on a truncated first day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton overnight.
New Zealand dominated England on day five of the first test at Mount Maunganui by skittling the tourists for 197 after tea to hand the hosts an impressive win by an innings and 65 runs.