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Lucky to be involved in a home World Cup and home Ashes in the same summer, says Ben Stokes

English all-rounder considers himself extremely lucky to be a part of the England set-up for the upcoming World Cup and Ashes, which are scheduled to take place in the same English summer. Stokes has been an integral part of the team across formats and will be the player to watch out for.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Disappointed by Pakistan bowling attack, reveals Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar was disappointed at Pakistan cricket team’s inability to defend 340 against England in the fourth ODI ahead of the upcoming ODI World Cup which starts on May 30. England all-rounder Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 71 off 64 to guide the three lions to a 3-0 series win.
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newscricketa day ago

It was very emotional hundred, I didn’t see it coming, says Jason Roy

Jason Roy has tagged his match-winning ton against Pakistan as ‘emotional hundred' after he overcame a sleepless night and hospital rush with his baby daughter. Roy smashed 114 to help his side gun down 341 in the fourth ODI which is also the fourth-highest run chase at Trent Bridge.
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newscricketa day ago

VIDEO | Shoaib Malik rams his bat into the stumps to account for a funny dismissal

There are so many ways a batsman can get out during in cricket and one such bizarre mode of dismissal is hit wicket. Meanwhile, former Pakistani skipper Shoaib Malik was the latest victim of this dismissal as he rammed his bat into the stumps during the fourth ODI against England on Friday.
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newscricket3 days ago

Michael Vaughan and Mark Waugh engage in Twitter banter over England run chase of 359

Michael Vaughan and Mark Waugh engaged in a banter on Twitter over England’s run chase of Pakistan’s 358 in the third ODI at Bristol on May 14. Vaughan was impressed with the fact that England chased down the target very easily but Waugh felt that it was no big deal given the nature of the pitch.
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newscricket6 days ago

World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli is phenomenal as a skipper, says Simon Katich

Former Australian cricketer Simon Katich has heaped praise on Virat Kohli by saying that the right-handed batsman is a phenomenal skipper. Kohli will be leading the high-on-confidence Indian side for the first time in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, starting May 30.
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newscricket9 days ago

I have enjoyed each and every tour to India, reveals Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi has confessed that he has enjoyed every tour to India that he has been a part of with the Pakistan unit and hopes to see the ties improve between both nations. Afridi also downplayed the never-ending rift with Gautam Gambhir saying he does not have anything against the India opener.
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newscricket12 days ago

Australia to face Pakistan and New Zealand in consecutive Test series this season

The Australian cricket team will go up against Pakistan and New Zealand in back-to-back Test series in what will turn out to be a busy season for the Aussies following this year’s World Cup. They will come to the Asian subcontinent in October 27 first against Sri Lanka before playing Pakistan.
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newscricket12 days ago

Shahid Afridi’s lie about his age is shameful, says Imran Farhat

Out of favour Pakistan batsman Imran Farhat has stated that Shahid Afridi’s lie about his age is shameful and even went on to term him as a selfish player. Afridi has made many sensational claims in his autobiography “Game Changer” and has stirred a lot of controversy for the same.
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newscricket13 days ago

Some people grow in age but not mentally, says Gautam Gambhir on Shahid Afridi

Gautam Gambhir has hit back at Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi saying the latter is still ‘16-year-old’ mentally as he offered to take Afridi to a psychiatrist for treatment. In his recent book titled ‘Game Changer’, Afridi said that the former Indian opener has serious attitude problems.
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