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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Zak Crawley’s judgment around the off-stump should be better, says Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook has said that Zak Crawley’s judgment should be better around off-stump as he is getting dismissed while trying to play drives on the deliveries outside off-stump repeatedly. Cook also added that it becomes a tricky situation when a batter’s scoring shot also becomes his weakness.
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newscricket4 months ago

WATCH | Alastair Cook brings out entertaining bowling run-up in County Championship

Fans often see funny scenes on cricket fields and Alastair Cook did something with the ball in hand during Essex’s County Championship fixture against Kent which went viral on the internet in quick time. Cook came up with a dazzling run-up while watching fielders on the off-side on Sunday.
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newscricketa year ago

Recurring injury concerns could be fatal for Jofra Archer’s Test career, fears Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has voiced his fears that injuries could put Jofra Archer’s Test career in jeopardy after the pacer was ruled out of all cricket for the rest of the year due to a stress fracture in his right elbow. Michael Atherton, Alastair Cook, and James Anderson, too, expressed their concerns.
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newscricketa year ago

England will fancy their chances against India in moving conditions, believes Alastair Cook

Former England skipper Alastair Cook pointed out that the Indian batsmen have a certain weakness against the swinging and seaming ball, and opined that England will fancy their chances on spicy wickets. Cook further opined that India erred in the WTC final by picking two spinners.
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newscricketa year ago

Beating England at home will require monumental effort from India, opines Alastair Cook 

Former England skipper Alastair Cook has asserted that beating England at home will require some effort from India in the five-match Test series. He also added that he feels sorry for England's Test skipper Joe Root as he didn't have his best team available at different points this year.
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newscricketa year ago

WTC Final | Sir Alastair Cook backs New Zealand; Isa Guha puts money on India

Former England skipper Sir Alastair Cook has put his money on New Zealand to win the inaugural World Test Championship final against India as he believes the Black Caps are two matches ahead of India in terms of sharpness. Meanwhile, former England women’s cricketer Isa Guha has backed India.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | Virat Kohli defended the wicket as if it's a BCCI thing, opines Alastair Cook 

Alastair Cook has come out strongly in his assessment of Virat Kohli's comments about the third Test pitch as the southpaw stated that the Indian skipper defended the wicket as if it's a BCCI thing. He also added that both Kohli and Root are great players of spin and yet they struggled in the game.
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featurecricketa year ago

The Ahmedabad Atrocity is a red flag - it’s time for the BCCI to stop hosting pink-ball Tests without further trials

There was a time, not too long ago, when everyone on social media had an opinion about whether Pineapple went with pizza.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

IND vs AUS | Joe Root is arguably England’s best-ever player of spin, declares Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain has declared that Joe Root is arguably the best-ever player of spin seen in England while adding that he would go on to shatter all records possible for an Englishman. He also reckoned that England’s win in Chennai would be right up there as the best win of all time.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Every struggle brings the promise of a new Dom - the Sibley way

If Joe Root’s innings was a masterclass, well-renowned and agreed by all the artists, Dominic Sibley took the paintbrush, unravelled a portrait, never seen before in English cricket from an opener since Sir Alastair Cook.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam