Liam Plunkett: News

Liam Plunkett is a professional cricket player from England who plays for the England cricket team and the Surrey County Cricket Club. The right-arm fast bowler was an important part of the England cricket squad that won the Cricket World Cup 2019. He developed a keen interest in the game at a very young age. Apart from England, Plunkett has played for Durham Cricket Board, Dolphins, Sylhet Sixers, Yorkshire, England Under-19s, England Lions, Durham, and Durham 2nd XI. He started his cricket career with Durham where he made his debut in 2003 for the senior side. On his debut, he took 19 first-class wickets. He was also a part of the Durham side which won the 2008 County Championship for the very first time. On November 29, 2005, Plunkett made his Test debut at Gaddafi Stadium against Pakistan. His ODI debut was also against Pakistan in December 2005. After some years of obscurity, Plunkett returned to international cricket in 2014. On November 27, 2015, he was declared the Man of the Match in the T20 match against Pakistan. During the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, he was named the team’s highest wicket-taker.

22 Nov 2020


LPL 2020: Galle Gladiators appoint Shahid Afridi as captain

Galle Gladiators have appointed former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi as their captain for the upcoming inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

19 Nov 2020

Irfan Pathan

Chris Gayle pulls out of Lanka Premier League

Swashbuckling T20 stalwart Chris Gayle has pulled out of the inaugural Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2020 season.

LPL 2020: After Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel joins Kandy Tuskers

Former Indian fast bowler Munaf Patel has signed up for the Kandy Tuskers in the Lanka Premier League.

01 Nov 2020


Lanka Premier League: Irfan Pathan to play for Kandy Tuskers

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan is set to participate in the impending Lanka Premier League (LPL).

14 Jul 2020

England Cricket Team

'It was bigger than cricket', Morgan reminisces 2019 WC final

It has been a year since England clinched their maiden World Cup title.

03 Jun 2020

England Cricket Team

Michael Vaughan disappointed with Liam Plunkett's snub

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan lashed out at the England team management for not communicating in a proper manner with Liam Plunkett.

Hales, Plunkett left out of England's 55-man training group

England announced a pool of 55 players for resumption of training, on Friday.

ICC World Cup Final: England are the new world champions

England and New Zealand played a cracking contest in the final of ICC World Cup 2019 event at Lord's on Sunday.

World Cup 2019: Kiwis set England 242-run target

New Zealand set England a 242-run target in the final of the ICC World Cup 2019.

NZ vs ENG: A guide to watching World Cup Final

The stage is set for a cracking contest as hosts England lock horns with New Zealand in the ICC World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday.

Ranking the best ODI clashes between Australia and England

Title holders Australia would be taking on hosts England in the semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2019 on Thursday.

02 Jul 2019

England Cricket Team

England vs New Zealand: Preview, Dream11 and head-to-head

England and New Zealand face each other in a stern battle on Wednesday in the match number 41 of the ICC World Cup 2019.

01 Jul 2019


England beat India: Here are the key takeaways

Hosts England came up with an all-round performance to defeat two-time champions India in the match number 38 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday.

17 Jun 2019


Afghanistan vs England: Match preview, pitch report and TV listing

The ICC World Cup 2019 is up and running as the match number 24 is set to see Afghanistan and England going head-to-head at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday.

14 Jun 2019


South Africa vs Afghanistan: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

South Africa, who have failed to register a single win in the ICC World Cup 2019, take on Afghanistan in match number 21 on Saturday.

07 Jun 2019

England Cricket Team

England vs Bangladesh: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

England will face resolute Bangladesh in match number 12 of the ICC World Cup 2019 at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Saturday.

07 Jun 2019

England Cricket Team

England vs Bangladesh: How to pick the winning Dream11?

Hosts England take on Bangladesh in match number 12 of the ICC World Cup 2019.

2019 World Cup: Is Jofra Archer England's biggest weapon?

The pace sensation Jofra Archer is all set to start for England against South Africa in the ICC World Cup 2019 opener at the Oval on Thursday.

2019 World Cup: Jofra Archer included in England's squad

England announced their final 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 starting from May 30 onwards.

11 May 2019

England Cricket Team

2019 World Cup: Rating the bowling of major teams

The ICC World Cup 2019 is set to start from May 30 onwards.

Archer opens up on his World Cup chances: Details here

The talented English pacer, Jofra Archer has been the talking point since a while now.

04 May 2019

England Cricket Team

England beat Ireland in one-off ODI: Here're the records broken

England clinched a narrow four-wicket victory over Ireland in the one-off ODI at Malahide.

World Cup: Can hosts England go the distance this term?

England have named a 15-member preliminary squad for the upcoming World Cup 2019. The tournament would kick-start on May 30.

ECB announces England's 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019

With just over a month to go for ICC World Cup 2019, the teams have started announcing their 15-member squad for the mega event.

17 Mar 2019


ICC World Cup: Comparing the squads of India and England

India and England go in as the favorites to win the ICC World Cup 2019, starting May 30 onwards.

18 Jul 2018


Virat Kohli touches career-high 911 points, tops ICC ODI rankings

Indian captain Virat Kohli strengthened his position at the top of ICC ODI rankings for batsmen by touching career-high 911 points.

17 Jul 2018


England vs India 3rd ODI: Fantasy XI

India and England will lock horns in the crucial third ODI, tonight, which is also the series decider.

16 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

England vs India 3rd ODI: Preview, TV listing, Probable XI

After a thumping victory in the first ODI against England, India got a timely reminder why England are the number one side, as they lost the second ODI by 86 runs.

15 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

England vs India: 5 records broken in 2nd ODI

In the second ODI of the ongoing series, England crushed India by 86 runs to level the series 1-1.

14 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

England vs India 2nd ODI: Preview, Probable XI, TV listing

After taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at Trent Bridge, Virat Kohli-led India will aim to seal the bilateral series when they lock horns with The Three Lions today at London.

12 Jul 2018


ENGvsIND 1st ODI: How to pick the winning Dream XI?

India will be put to the test when they take on the number one ranked ODI team, England, in the first of the three-match ODI series today.

08 Jul 2018


England vs India 3rd-T20I: Dream XI, TV listing and more

India and England face each other in the third and final T20I in Bristol on Sunday.

07 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

England overcome India in 2nd T20I: Know what happened

Morgan's England claimed a victory in the 2nd T20I to level the series at 1-1.

06 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

England vs India 2nd T20I: How to pick Fantasy XI?

Indian will be up against England, today, in the second T20I of the three-match series.

05 Jul 2018

England Cricket Team

India vs England 2nd T20I: Preview

After a dominant display in the opening fixture, Virat Kohli and his men will look to seal the three-match T20I series when they lock horns with England in the second T20I at Cardiff on Friday.

03 Jul 2018


England vs India 1st T20I: Dream XI

India's two-month long tour of England will kick off when Kohli and his men lock horns with Morgan-led England in the first of the 3-match T20I series at Old Trafford.

03 Jul 2018


England vs India 1st T20I: Match preview

Kohli led India have started their tour of UK on a winning note as they wrapped up the series against Ireland 2-0.

29 Jun 2018

England Cricket Team

#IndiaInEngland: Ben Stokes recalled into England's ODI squad

England have named their ODI squad for the upcoming 3-match series against India.

England beat Australia in T20I: Here're are the records broken

After thrashing Australia 5-0 in ODIs, England overpowered the visitors in the one-off T20I game as well.

England vs Australia T20I: Match Preview

After suffering a 0-5 whitewash in the hands of England, Australia will be looking to turn the tide in the lone T20I, which will be held tonight.