newscricket22 days ago

I'll be playing for Essex for at least another year, says Alastair Cook

Former England captain Alastair Cook has attested that he will represent Essex for one more season "at least" after helping the club to their second County Championship title in three years. The knighted cricketer, who retired from international cricket in 2018, has two-years left in his contract.
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featurecricketa month ago

Joe Root’s frailties talk less about him and more about toxic English cricket culture

2013-14 was one of the worst periods in English cricket. Not only things plummeted massively as far as the team culture goes, but it was also the time they started losing some of their talented players who had helped them become a brute force in Tests, culminating with the No.1 ranking in 2011.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa month ago

David Warner had once tampered the ball during a first-class match, reveals Alastair Cook

Former England skipper Alastair Cook went candid and revealed an incident when drinking with his Ashes opponents, a drunk David Warner had spoken about the time he had tampered the ball in a first-class match. Cook further spoke about the "freak" Steve Smith who is "operating on a different level".
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featurecricket2 months ago

Ben Stokes - The Prince that was promised

“The King in the North! The King in the North,” echoed the voices of the people in Leeds, celebrating their leader who had just defeated the enemy, for they knew there was no one else like him.
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newscricket2 months ago

7 Things You Missed | From Tim Paine mocking Joe Root to Eoin Morgan watching from the stands

Hey folks! Thankfully, we are back again with 6 things that you might have missed from the Ashes today! Don't be worried about it, because we have covered the entire game end to end to gather these precious moments for you. Here are 7 interesting things you might have missed from today's action.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Ashton Agar - Australia’s forgotten Ashes hero

Imagine you’re a young Australian spinner who has just played a handful of first-class matches. You have now been called up to the Ashes squad. Nathan Lyon is already in the squad, so you’re thinking of getting some valuable experience and preparing yourself to carry drinks for the team.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 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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featurecricketa year 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.
Bastab K Parida
newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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