• ‘I absolutely loved it': Sam Billings upbeat over debut amid England's toils

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    Billings keeps spirits up after sprightly 29 in first innings ‘Positivity and energy is something that comes naturally to me' England endured another difficult day of Ashes cricket after disappointing with the bat once again , but the debutant Sam Billings has “loved every minute” of his unexpected chance. Billings was preparing to leave Australia after a stint with Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League when injuries to Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow led to him being drafted in as emergency cover. He duly swapped a flight home for the chance of a Test debut and has thrown himself into the...
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  • 'I absolutely loved it': Sam Billings upbeat about batting debut despite England struggle - video

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    England endured another difficult day of Ashes cricket after disappointing with the bat once again , but the debutant Sam Billings has 'loved every minute' of his unexpected chance. Billings was preparing to leave Australia after a stint with Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League when injuries to Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow led to him being drafted in as emergency cover. He duly swapped a flight home for the chance of a Test debut and has thrown himself into the challenge, scoring a lively 29. ‘I absolutely loved it': Sam Billings upbeat over debut amid England's toils
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  • Ashes: Ex-England players, pundits and fans react to another collapse

    11 days ago - By BBC

    As England once again collapse in an Ashes Test down under, ex-players, pundits and fans react to yet another poor showing from the tourists' batters.
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