STEVEN FINN and Moeen Ali will both miss the first two tour matches of England’s Ashes campaign after scans on their respective knee and side injuries.
Both were already ruled out of the first fixture, a two-day match against a Western Australia XI in Perth this weekend.
Saturday 4th Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
THE new improved Moeen Ali has a simple formula for Test hundreds — and it is working.
Moeen admitted after the close of the second day yesterday that he needed all his rediscovered sense of responsibility to try to make sure England stayed on track for the big first-innings...
Friday 11th Nov 2016
angladesh slump down to Stokes, says all-rounder
Saturday 29th Oct 2016
ENGLAND made “dirty runs” after Bangladesh’s 18-year-old spinner Mehedi Hasan’s five-wicket haul on debut put the tourists under pressure in Chittagong, Moeen Ali admitted yesterday.
England ended day one of the first Test on a respectable 258 for seven,...
Friday 21st Oct 2016
All-rounder stokes the flames ahead of today’s decider
Wednesday 12th Oct 2016
by Our Sports Desk
England are ready to try their luck on a turning pitch in Delhi tomorrow after watching spinners dominate elsewhere in the World Twenty20.
Their first two matches took place at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, on a track captain Eoin Morgan deemed a...
Tuesday 22nd Mar 2016
Tuesday 29th Dec 2015
Wednesday 23rd Dec 2015
England still appear set to promote Moeen Ali as Alastair Cook’s new Test opening partner next week, despite his double failure in their final warm-up fixture against Pakistan A yesterday.
Moeen mustered only 19 runs in two attempts, first against the new ball alongside Alex...
Saturday 10th Oct 2015
England posted four heartening individual half-centuries yesterday as they rediscovered the difficulty of facing Pakistani spin in the United Arab Emirates.
Captain Alastair Cook (53), his deputy Joe Root (59), then Jonny Bairstow (66 not out) and Adil Rashid (51no) helped the tourists...
Tuesday 6th Oct 2015