newscricket2 days ago

David Warner : I try and look in the opposition's eye and work out how can I dislike him

Ahead of the Ashes, David Warner has said that he often looks into the English players' eyes and tries to work himself up so as to perform better against them. Warner also added that the Aussie pacers would hold the key to the Ashes, just as they had done in 2013 where Australia whitewashed England.
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newscricket5 days ago

Ben Stokes to offer 'full explanation" for Bristol brawl when time is right

Ben Stokes has said that he will explain the violent Bristol Brawl incident once the legal process allows him to do so. The English Test vice-captain, though, accepted that his actions have had a negative impact on his team-mates ahead of the Ashes and the game of cricket as a whole.
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newscricket7 days ago

Kevin Pietersen terms Ben Stokes brawl video 'horrendous'

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen feels that Ben Stokes should not be involved in the forthcoming Ashes series after watching the latter's ugly brawl video and called the video "horrendous". Given the aggressive behaviour of Stokes in the past, Pietersen wants him to stay away from Australia.
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newscricket11 days ago

ECB handed fines to Jonny Bairstow, Liam Plunkett and Jake Ball for misbehavior

The English trio of Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, and Liam Plunkett have accepted a written warning and an undisclosed fine for their "unprofessional conduct" during the recent ODI series against the West Indies. The investigation was not linked with the Ben Stokes and Alex Hales controversy.
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newscricket11 days ago

Ben Stokes not traveling to Australia with England squad before Ashes

The Ben Stokes selection fiasco took yet another turn on Friday with ECB confirming that the all-rounder will not be travelling to Australia with the squad for the Ashes series, as the investigation of the street brawl is still pending. Meanwhile, ECB has named Steve Finn as Stokes’ replacement.
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newscricket12 days ago

James Anderson urges England to focus on Ashes despite Ben Stokes controversy

James Anderson has asked his England teammates to remain focused ahead of the Ashes series against Australia albeit the absence of all-rounder Ben Stokes from the side. The 35-year-old has also stated that he will work on his bowling to help his team give a strong competition to the Aussies.
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newscricket14 days ago

Our batting collapses are mental, says Graeme Hick

Australia batting coach Graeme Hick feels that the side’s repetitive batting collapse has more to do with the players’ mindset than technical issues as the team contains a plethora of potential. The former England batsman has asked his players to rectify it fast, with the Ashes coming up next month.
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newscricket17 days ago

England can win Ashes without all-rounder Ben Stokes, says Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali has believed that England will still be able to win the Ashes without all-rounder Ben Stokes in the squad. In the absence of Stokes, Ali, who usually bats at number eight in Tests, might play up the batting order, and he has claimed that he would be comfortable with that.
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newscricket18 days ago

England cricket team has no chance of winning the Ashes without Ben Stokes, says Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that England will not be able to win the Ashes without having Ben Stokes in the squad and called him a match-winning player. Another former Australian captain, Allan Border said that match will get spoiled without Stokes.
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newscricket19 days ago

Bristol Brawl | Ben Stokes, Alex Hales not to be considered for selection until further notice

England and Wales Cricket Board have announced that Ben Stokes and Alex Hales would not be considered for selection for international matches until further notice. Currently, the duo, who were involved in the late night brawl outside a pub in Bristol, are under the police investigation.
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