Theresa May has saluted England’s World Cup winners as flag-bearers for “modern Britain” who have made the nation fall in love with cricket once again.
Yorkshire duo Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow were unanimous in their verdict on England’s once-in-lifetime World Cup win, with both men convinced they have just played in the greatest game of all time.
The battle between England’s batsmen and New Zealand’s bowlers will be key to deciding Sunday’s World Cup final, if the tournament statistics so far are any indication.
Joe Root admits things can get “spicy” when England face Australia but says any attempt at mind games will fall on deaf ears ahead of this week’s World Cup semi-final.
India will bid to edge one step closer to a semi-final spot when they take on West Indies at Old Trafford on Thursday.
Pakistan kept their World Cup hopes alive to end New Zealand’s unbeaten record with a six-wicket win at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
Joe Root expects emotions to run high against India on Sunday, in a game England will be treating like a World Cup quarter-final.
England’s faltering World Cup campaign veered further off track as old rivals Australia booked their place in the semi-finals with a 64-run victory at Lord’s.
Joe Root believes the sight of captain Eoin Morgan smashing his way into cricket’s history books has lit a fuse under the England dressing room at the World Cup.
Eoin Morgan unleashed a furious, record-breaking assault as England overpowered Afghanistan by 150 runs at Old Trafford, hitting 17 sixes as his side took over top spot in the World Cup standings.
Eoin Morgan allayed any lingering fears over his fitness by clubbing England’s fastest World Cup hundred while his side broke their own record for most sixes in an innings against Afghanistan.
Joe Root feels like England are “on a roll” at the World Cup, despite question marks over the fitness of Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy.
Joe Root’s second century of the World Cup helped England cruise to victory over the West Indies, but the celebratory mood in Southampton was punctured by injury scares for captain Eoin Morgan and opener Jason Roy.
Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during England’s World Cup defeat by Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
England suffered a first setback in their pursuit of World Cup glory after a 14-run defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge but Joe Root has stressed the importance of remaining calm.
Joe Root has stressed the importance of remaining calm despite England suffering their first setback of the World Cup after a surprise 14-run loss to Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
England romped to a walkover victory in their final World Cup warm-up, with Jason Roy making light work of Afghanistan’s flimsy total at the Oval.
England rolled Afghanistan over for 160 in their final World Cup warm-up at the Oval, Jofra Archer and part-timer Joe Root taking three wickets apiece.
Joe Root intends to tailor his batting to England’s requirements at the World Cup after admitting he sacrificed pragmatism for an occasionally gung-ho approach against Pakistan.
Ben Stokes has hailed Joe Root as England’s “rock” and hopes the Test captain can lead the side to glory this summer.