newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Favourites England look settled from outside, believes Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook has stated that England have an "outstanding chance" of winning the World Cup on their home soil as they have a settled team. He has also added that the Champions Trophy blip in 2017 will act as a source of inspiration for the team in the upcoming event, starting on May 30.
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featurecricket8 months ago

India vs England | Winners and losers ft. Hanuma Vihari, Kuldeep Yadav, and James Anderson

And one of the finest series of the current era has come to an end with a lot of stories to ponder about. And so we are also back with our Winners and Losers series to tell you who gained what and who lost what in the final rubber at The Oval - a Test in which fortunes fluctuated far too many times.
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newscricket8 months ago

Alastair Cook to miss remaining county games for Essex

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that Alastair Cook will be absent from the remaining two county games that Essex has to play this season. Cook, who played his final Test for England yesterday, has represented Essex throughout his county career starting all the way back in 2003.
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newscricket8 months ago

India vs England | I don't like looking too far ahead, says James Anderson

James Anderson has stated that his short sighted approach towards the game has kept him consistent enough to bowl well throughout his journey and he added that he doesn't think about retirement. He also spoke largely of Alastair Cook and said that he will miss their on and off-field interactions.
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newscricket8 months ago

Kohli believes India-England series may well prove to be a new dawn for the revival of Test cricket

Virat Kohli has stated that the Test series between India and England, that ended yesterday, will be considered as important for the revival of Test cricket as both the sides displayed great character. He further went onto add that the Indians were not outplayed apart from the Lord's Test.
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newscricket8 months ago

Joe Root pleased with the way Alastair Cook play his last innings in international cricket

After the last international game of Alastair Cook, English skipper Joe Root has stated that he is pleased seeing the former captain retiring in real style. Root has also mentioned that he is satisfied with the way the English lower order batsmen have contributed in the series against India.
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newscricket8 months ago

India vs England | Alastair Cook labels James Anderson as 'England's greatest cricketer'

Alastair Cook hailed teammate and best friend, James Anderson, as ‘England’s greatest cricketer’ after the pacer overtook Glenn McGrath as the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket amongst fast bowlers. Anderson now trails three legendary spinners - Muttiah Muralitharan, Share Warne, and Anil Kumble.
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newscricket8 months ago

VIDEO | James Anderson breaks into tears bidding farewell to “best mate” Cook

“What is sport without emotions” - tweeted journalist Boria Majumdar when James Anderson and Joe Root literally jumped off their chairs to celebrate Alastair Cook’s century. And today, Anderson, during an interview with Sky, almost broke down into tears when he was asked about Cook’s retirement.
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reportcricket8 months ago

India vs England | England wrap up India and end formality to reclaim Pataudi Trophy 4-1

England gave a fantastic farewell to Alastair Cook as they thrashed India by 118 runs in the fifth Test to win the series with 4-1. The batting of KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane in the first session gave India the hopes of drawing the series, but once Rahane got out, it was all hunky dory for England.
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newscricket8 months ago

Alastair Cook describes last Test as the most surreal one

After batting for one final time in his international career, Alastair Cook has referred the last Test match at Oval as the most surreal in his life. The former English skipper added that his greatest strength is to take out a lot of emotion while he is batting and that helped him score a hundred.
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