newscricket2 days ago

Kapil Dev: Stokes is a far better all-rounder than Imran, Hadlee, Botham and me

Kapil Dev believes that Ben Stokes is far more capable than many legendary all-rounders who have graced the game. The World Cup-winning skipper also added that England have the ability to win the Champions Trophy due to the massive improvements they have shown as a limited-overs outfit recently.
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newscricket6 days ago

Ben Stokes trolls Kevin Pietersen over IPL Playoff remarks

Ben Stokes has responded to Kevin Pietersen's beer jibe by posting a video of the English team training in Spain on Instagram. Pietersen had tweeted his disappointment over ECB's decision to recall Stokes and Jos Buttler before the playoffs of the cash-rich Indian Premier League.
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newscricket7 days ago

Ricky Ponting lashes out on English players for missing national commitments due to IPL

Just a day after Kevin Pietersen slammed the ECB for pulling out their players from the IPL, Ricky Ponting has given a completely contrary view, asking for the country to be put ahead of the IPL. The English players have already departed, albeit late, to fulfill their international commitments.
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newscricket7 days ago

Shane Warne: Root to bring aggression back

Shane Warne has backed new England Test captain Joe Root to follow his attacking batting style with his captaincy as well. Root will take charge of England for the first time at Lord's against South Africa on July 6th and Warne believes that he will be a lot more proactive than Alastair Cook.
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newscricket12 days ago

IPL 2017 | Ben Stokes to miss playoffs for RPS

Ben Stokes is likely to miss the elimination rounds of the IPL if Rising Pune Supergiants manage to book a place in the playoffs. The Englishman has to leave the franchise on accounts of fulfilling his international commitments when England host South Africa in a bilateral series at home.
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newscricket13 days ago

Sam Billings eager to test Rahul Dravid's lessons in Champions Trophy

Sam Billings, who occasionally opened the innings for Delhi Daredevils this season, has revealed that he is eager to apply Dravid's lesson on the field in the upcoming Champions Trophy. The Englishman added that he was impressed by the calm and composed nature with Dravid conducted himself.
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newscricket20 days ago

India slip to No. 4 spot on the ICC T20I team rankings

The ICC announced the T20I team rankings on May 1 and India have been ranked fourth with 118 points. New Zealand have topped the ranking table with 125 points and are followed by England and Pakistan on 121 points each. South Africa lost two places and are in the fifth position.
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newscricket21 days ago

English players demand changes in IPL contracts

England players in the IPL have demanded changes in their contracts in a bid to cut their steep losses in the event of their absence either due to national duty or personal reasons. As per the existing contract, they are required to compensate their respective franchises for their absence.
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newscricket24 days ago

Ben Stokes injury a big concern for England ahead of Champions Trophy

English all-rounder Ben Stokes might be a doubt for England's Champions Trophy squad after he suffered an injury in an IPL game against Mumbai Indians. England are reportedly on alert with their medical staff monitoring the condition of the Englishman following the injury.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squads announced

The squads for the eight-team Champions Trophy tournament, which will be underway starting June 1st, 2017, have been announced. The Indian selectors are yet to submit the final 15-man squad for the tournament but looking at the other team squads we can definitely predict a cracker of a tournament.
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