Broad and Anderson the ultimate bromance

Sports like football and cricket, are beautiful sports for several reasons. Games can be decided and won through good teamwork or individual brilliance, yes that knock by Ben Stokes in the Ashes at Headingley comes to mind. As important as those factors are for winning games, I want to talk about the need to buildContinue reading “Broad and Anderson the ultimate bromance”

India vs England third test, the tale of the wounded animal

They dared to win the first test and win at a canter.  That looks to have been the worst thing that they could have done. England since winning that first test in Chennai, have since been the victims of an Indian backlash. The sparkling double hundred from skipper Joe Root seems like a distant memory.Continue reading “India vs England third test, the tale of the wounded animal”

PSL review; the poor man’s IPL?

No matter what will happen, they will always be in the shadow of their older brother.In families, they usually say the smaller one gets spoilt alongside the older child and the middle child is like a ghost in the family household. Now in this scenario, they’re not exactly the ghost, but the Pakistan Super LeagueContinue reading “PSL review; the poor man’s IPL?”

Three Lions roar on as England win series 2-0

England’s cricketers beat Sri Lanka 2-0, to clinch the two match series against Sri Lanka, with six wicket win. Tourists England, showed one change from their first test win as Stuart Broad made way for all-time highest fast bowling wicket-taker James Anderson. The hosts Sri Lanka, who were well beaten in the first test, faredContinue reading “Three Lions roar on as England win series 2-0”

Sri Lanka vs England; tourists edge out day two

England, thanks to James Anderson’s superb bowling figures of 6-40 helped the tourists keep in touch with their hosts on the second day of the second and final test against Sri Lanka. Anderson, who was rested for the first test win in Galle, rolled backed the years with a superb spell of bowling. Anderson, theContinue reading “Sri Lanka vs England; tourists edge out day two”

Sri Lanka vs England 2nd test

All-rounder Angelo Matthew‘s patient century, helped hosts Sri Lanka to just about dominate day one of the 2nd test in Galle. The hosts got their innings of to the worst start after after falling to 7-2. James Anderson claimed two early wickets, and picked up another to leave the Asian side reeling at 76-3. InContinue reading “Sri Lanka vs England 2nd test”

Sri Lanka vs England, first test review

England captain Joe Root’s double century in the first innings of the first test, helped The Three Lions on their way to a seven wicket win over hosts Sri Lanka. Tourists England who had skittled the 1996 world champions out for just 135. In reply to this paltry total, England largely thanks to Root (228)Continue reading “Sri Lanka vs England, first test review”

Plunkett To The Rescue!

    Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett hit a last ball six to ensure that England’s one-day series with Sri Lanka ended up in a thrilling tie. England in the one-day format are under the captaincy of Eoin Morgan. In the last 15 months much has been made of the Three Lions’ attacking approach, England were hopingContinue reading “Plunkett To The Rescue!”

Dan The Man For England

  A last-gasp Daniel Sturridge goal helped England get their Euro 2016 campaign back on track as The Three Lions edged out Wales 2-1 in a game that was dubbed ‘the battle of Britain’. England came into this game knowing that one result was only really going to suffice, victory. For football fans from theContinue reading “Dan The Man For England”

The One’s To Watch In This years World Cup

With the cricket World Cup is very much in full flow now, this tournament promises to be a cracker. The team here at Asian Sunday take a look five players who we think will ‘light up the tournament’. Although the World Cup is just a few games old there are already a few players whoContinue reading “The One’s To Watch In This years World Cup”