England all-rounder Stokes faces trial over 'fight'

England all-rounder Stokes faces trial over 'fight'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBen Stokes appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court England cricketer Ben Stokes is to go on trial after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray after a man allegedly suffered a broken eye socket. Mr Stokes, who […]

Khawaja's 171 makes England toil in Sydney

Khawaja's 171 makes England toil in Sydney

Pint-sized Ashes: Tough day for England in scorching Sydney Fifth Ashes Test, Sydney Cricket Ground (day three of five) England 346 all out (112.3 overs): Root 83, Malan 62, Cummins 4-80 Australia 479-4 (157 overs): Khawaja 171, S Marsh 98*, Smith 83 Scorecard Australia’s batsmen made England toil on the third day of the final […]

India's cricketers asked to take short showers to preserve water

India's cricketers asked to take short showers to preserve water

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Even touring sports stars have to abide by Cape Town’s water restrictions India’s national cricket team has been asked not to shower for more than two minutes as they face South Africa in Cape Town, where there is an acute water shortage. Tough new restrictions on water use came […]

India captain Kohli weds actress Sharma

India captain Kohli weds actress Sharma

Image copyright AFP Image caption The two Indian stars wed at a resort in Tuscany Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma have tied the knot in Italy, after weeks of speculation that they were getting hitched. “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly […]

Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn in court on rape charge

Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn in court on rape charge

Image copyright PA Image caption The 21-year-old was charged by police last month Worcestershire county cricketer Alex Hepburn has appeared in court accused of raping a woman. The 21-year-old Australian is facing two counts relating to an alleged offence in Worcester on 1 April. He was told magistrates could not deal with the case and […]

Sri Lanka 'right' to take stand on smog

Sri Lanka 'right' to take stand on smog

Image copyright Sky Sports Image caption Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was one of several players to wear a face mask while fielding The Sri Lanka cricket team’s decision to temporarily halt a Test match in Delhi because of pollution was right, says a medical expert. India’s capital has had toxic air quality levels for […]

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