Day: February 22, 2021

Decisive battle for India and England at world’s biggest stadium

AHMEDABAD: India and England head into a crucial third Test starting Wednesday at the world’s biggest cricket stadium with more than a series between two of the biggest rivals at stake, according to their pace spearheads Ishant Sharma and Jimmy Anderson. With the four-match series tied at 1-1, both sides need a win in Ahmedabad …

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Hodgson talks up massive aspect of late Palace win at rivals Brighton

Roy Hodgson was full of praise for Crystal Palace’s defensive effort as they struck late on to sink Brighton at the Amex on Monday night. Substitute Christian Benteke thumped home a dramatic late volley as Palace snatched a 2-1 victory at bitter rivals Brighton. The Belgium striker lashed in Andros Townsend’s cross in the fifth …

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Benteke stunner earns smash-and-grab win for Palace over Brighton

An unbelievable Christian Benteke last gasp volley stole all three points from Brighton, who utterly dominated the game, in their grudge-match clash on Monday night. Joel Veltman’s first ever Brighton goal in the second half had cancelled out Jean-Philippe Mateta’s audacious pirouette effort, before the Belgian striker produced a moment of magic in the 95th …

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Who is England’s best striker? The answer might not be so simple

England take on Northern Ireland on Tuesday in the Lionesses’ first fixture in almost a year. Prior to the game, one of the big questions facing interim England head coach Hege Riise will be her forward selections. Ellen White is widely accepted as the Lionesses’ first-choice striker and was joint-top scorer at the 2019 FIFA …

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