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Both teams taking the knee really sent a strong message, feels Jason Holder

Jason Holder stated that taking the knee ahead of the first Test meant the world to him and he thanked Michael Holding for sending out a powerful message against racism. Holder, who picked a six-wicket haul yesterday, also stressed on the education part to tackle racism in all spheres.
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newscricket17 hours ago

Twitter reacts to James Anderson letting out massive roar as Campbell exhausts DRS luck

The United Nation was close to officially announcing July 9 as the Holder-Campbell day, until James Anderson decided to try his luck to bring the end of the invincible Campbell. To celebrate the dismissal, the Burnley lad let out a massive roar that almost reverberated through the empty stadium.
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newscricket18 hours ago

ICC needs to consider changing ‘bad light’ law, feels Nasser Hussain

Former English skipper Nasser Hussain, in the wake of day one of the first England vs West Indies Test coming to a premature end due to bad light, has urged the ICC to have a look into the ‘bad light’ law. Hussain feels that players and umpires can make better use of the floodlights.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Tom Banton, James Vince and Sam Billings included in England’s 24-man white-ball training group

The ECB, on Thursday, announced a 24-man white-ball training group, led by Eoin Morgan, in preparation for the limited-overs leg and included the trio of Tom Banton, James Vince and Sam Billings. The 24-man group also included a host of big names, including Baristow, Roy and Moeen Ali.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Kemar Roach hilariously dropping Stokes by squeezing ball out of his hand

For once, Kemar Roach was not the superstar fast bowler we knew as the credit had been snatched by his partners Gabriel and Jason Holder. However, the moment of the day was surely provided by the Barbadian when he literally squeezed the ball out of his hand in hilarious fashion to drop Ben Stokes.
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newscricketa day ago

Australia must travel to England for world cricket’s health, believes Justin Langer

Justin Langer has admitted that Australia must travel across to England for their limited-overs series in September despite COVID-19 issues in Australia to help world cricket’s health. The former opener also acknowledged that the board should allow Australian cricketers to participate in IPL.
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newscricketa day ago

VIDEO | Enthusiastic Jason Holder forgets no-handshake custom after losing the toss

Just after England won the toss, visiting skipper Jason Holder forgot the new rules of the games, which prevents players from shaking each other hands as he stepped up to shake Stokes’ hand. However, the English skipper was sharp in swaying his hand away before it turned into an awkward fist bump.
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newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts to rain gatecrashing bio-secure party to hamper cricket's return in COVID-19 era

Cricket is back but this certainly wasn't an endearing start that we were waiting for as only 106 balls were bowled on the first day of the first Test. But the excitement of the fans didn't diminish by a bit as the historic Test series marked the return of international cricket after 117 days.
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newscricket2 days ago

VIDEO | Shannon Gabriel bowls perfect inducker to take first wicket post restart

Cricket is back, rain is back and England is one down for nought in the first session. Well, life seemed to be back to normal as Shannon Gabriel disturbed Dominic Sibley’s timber with a classic inswinger that took the top of off-stump in classic manner and restarted the new normal in Test cricket.
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newscricket2 days ago

England and Windies players take a knee for 30 seconds in Southampton

In a show of solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement, England and West Indies players took a knee together for 30 seconds in Southampton today. Meanwhile, England players had the names of key workers from the cricket community on their training shirts this week.
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