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Graeme Swann urges Moeen Ali to believe in himself as a Test-class Spinner

Former England spinner Graeme Swann has advised Moeen Ali to cast aside any self-doubt and take charge of England's spin campaign against an "out-of-sorts" Sri Lanka next month. Ali has recently expressed a wish to continue batting higher up the order and playing the supporting spinner's role.
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newscricketa month ago

Indian batsmen will always struggle against moving ball, asserts Ricky Ponting

After India's terrible batting performance in England, Ricky Ponting has stated that whenever the ball moves around, the Indian batsmen struggle against it. He has also added that if the same happens in Australia, India will struggle there as well during the upcoming Test series in December.
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newscricketa month ago

Indian batting needs to go through a rehab, says Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell has stated that Indian batsmen need to go through a rehabilitation process before they move on to their next crucial Test series against Australia. He also stated that playing the extra Australian bounce will be a tough task for India but backed Rohit Sharma to cope with the conditions.
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newscricketa month ago

MSK Prasad left disappointed by openers after England debacle

MSK Prasad has questioned the Indian openers' miserable failure to keep up with English conditions while criticizing the No. 3 and 5 batsmen for their lack of consistency throughout the series. He also stated that new players will be given a chance if experienced players fail to deliver.
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newscricketa month ago

Moeen Ali reveals about facing racial abuse by Australian players in 2015 Ashes Down Under

Moeen Ali has stated that he hasn’t disliked any team other than Australia and revealed of facing racial taunt from an unnamed member of their 2015 Ashes team. He has added that he faced the same in Australia as well, and though he gave them benefit of doubt sometimes, it had gone worse day by day.
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newscricketa month ago

Team’s grit and determination made me feel really proud as a coach, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that India may have lost the series, but the way the team fought well throughout the series has made him proud as a coach. The head coach has also added that although he didn’t want to give excuses, the overhead conditions favoured England massively throughout the tour.
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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month 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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newscricketa month ago

India vs England | Glenn McGrath tips James Anderson to breach 600-wicket barrier

Glenn McGrath backed James Anderson to cross the 600-wicket milestone in the future after the former surpassed the Australian as the leading wicket-taker in Test cricket amongst fast bowlers. McGrath believes Anderson still has more to offer and the next target for him will be Anil Kumble’s record.
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newscricketa month 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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