newscricket9 days ago

Not the first time I've been dropped, hopefully it'll be the last, says Jonny Bairstow

Having lost the urn even after drawing the Ashes at home, England is taking their first overseas of the winter quite seriously and Bairstow is facing the repercussions of it. The wicket-keeper has been dropped from Tests after the worst run of his career, scoring at a submissive average of 20.25.
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newscricket11 days ago

The Hundred | Northern Superchargers snap up Ben Stokes, James Anderson and Stuart Broad not picked

In the first ever draft of the ECB's inaugural edition of "The Hundred" on Thursday, Ben Stokes was snapped up by Leeds-based franchise Northern Superchargers ahead of Joe Root. While Jofra Archer was roped in by Southern Brave, pacers James Anderson and Stuart Broad were not picked.
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featurecricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | England Player Ratings - Joe Root’s 5/10 exemplifies England’s struggles

At The Oval, England tipped off what was a rather bittersweet summer, winning the World Cup while relinquishing the urn at the same time. While there were a couple of silver linings, England more often than not found themselves clutching at straws with dubious selection calls adding to their woes.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Test Rankings | Virat Kohli holds onto second spot among batsmen

Virat Kohli has held on to his second spot in the newly released ICC Test rankings for batsmen, as Steve Smith consolidated his position at the top of the chart. Cheteshwar Pujara remains fourth after his poor run in West Indies, while Jasprit Bumrah is in third place among the bowlers.
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newscricketa month ago

10 Things You Missed | From Jofra Archer acting like dead to guy watching Ashes from window

Hey folks! Hope you enjoyed the last day of Ashes. What an incredible series it was! But you might have missed these fascinating facts from today's game at The Oval! Don't worry because we have everything covered from the match. So, just sit back and relax with these 10 things you missed.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as Stuart Broad gets the better of David Warner for the seventh time in the series

David Warner today was dismissed by Stuart Broad for an astonishing 7th time in the series and all the left-hander could do was walk back to the pavillion with a weird smile. The dismissal also marked the end of a disastrous series for Warner and the Twitterati went berserk and reacted on the same.
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newscricketa month ago

7 Things You Missed | From Tim Paine's banter with Kumar Dharmasena to Joe Denly getting hit on the box

Whats's up everyone? Hope you had a good and relaxing Saturday! Meanwhile, you might have missed the most obvious of things from Day 3 of the Ashes Test today! So, just sit back and relax, as we sat through the entire match and compiled each and every interesting thing. Here we go!
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as Rory Burns and Joe Denly put together the first 50-plus opening stand of the series

After 19 innings, Rory Burns and Joe Burns finally brought up the first fifty-run opening stand of the series on Saturday, which in turn helped England to stretch their lead. While Burns fell short of his fifty, Denly agonizingly fell short of his 100 on Day 3. The Twitterati reacted on the same.
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newscricketa month ago

7 Things You Missed | From Steve Smith juggling the ball to Tim Paine and David Warner carrying it behind the stumps

Hey folks! Hope you all are doing good. We are again back with a few fascinating things that you might have missed from Day 1 of the final Ashes Test during your work period! Don't be worried because we sat through the entire match and compiled each and everything from the game. Here we go!
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newscricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | England name unchanged squad for fifth Test at The Oval

The English team management have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval. Misfiring batsmen Jason Roy, Joe Denly and Jos Buttler have all been given another opportunity, while Craig Overton and Jack Leach also retain their spots despite poor returns.
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