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newscricket25 days ago

CPL 2021 | St Lucia Kings await Faf du Plessis’s presence for tournament opener

St Lucia Kings head coach, Andy Flower, is hopeful that the former Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis will return completely fit for featuring in CPL 2021. Earlier, du Plessis was ruled out from The Hundred, having failed to recover from the concussion he had sustained during the PSL.
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newscricket2 months ago

The Hundred | London Spirit head coach Shane Warne tests COVID-19 positive

Shane Warne, who is currently the head coach of The Hundred franchise London Spirit, has contracted the COVID-19 virus and has isolated himself along with an unknown team member on Sunday. Meanwhile, David Ripley stood up as London Spirit's acting head coach against Southern Brave.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sangakkara and Flower among 10 inductees in ICC Hall of Fame

Ahead of the marquee World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand, the ICC has inducted 10 cricketers into the ICC Hall of Fame for their remarkable contribution to Test cricket. The latest induction has taken the illustrious list to a total of 103 players from 93 earlier.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs ENG | Would be an honour to coach an impeccable side like India, expresses Andy Flower

Former England coach Andy Flower, who had a great success with the Three Lions, feels it would be an honour for him to coach a great side like India if given a chance. He also said that England have a formidable bunch of players who can well go on to win the upcoming Test series in India.
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newscricket8 months ago

Virat Kohli is incredibly skilful while Steve Smith is amazing in Tests, opines Andy Flower

Former England coach Andy Flower stated that he can't one between Kohli and Smith as he finds one greatly skilful while the other is also amazing. He also cherished his memories of playing in India recalling how incredible it was to play in the cricket-crazy country when he represented Zimbabwe.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs AUS | Shami is a very skillful bowler and will be sorely missed, insists Andy Flower

KXIP's assistant coach Andy Flower reckons that Mohammed Shami will be greatly missed in the Test series as he finds him a very skilful fast bowler. He also added that India have the capability of bouncing back in the Test series despite losing the Adelaide Test, though it will be tough to do so.
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newscricketa year ago

Important for players like Virat Kohli to keep talking up Test cricket, opines Andy Flower

KXIP assistant coach Andy Flower believes that it’s vital for the voices of the player’s who matter, like Indian skipper Virat Kohli, to keep talking up Test cricket to help the format survive. Kohli had earlier branded the five-day format the ‘ultimate challenge’ for any cricketer in the sport.
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newscricketa year ago

Chris Gayle signed by St Lucia Zouks for CPL 2020

St Lucia Zouks have signed veteran batsman Chris Gayle as the franchise's marquee player for the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. The Windies giant has made a switch from his former club Jamaica Tallawahs, who opted not to retain Gayle after they ended last in the previous season.
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newscricket2 years ago

CPL 2020 | Andy Flower appointed St Lucia head coach days after KXIP appointment

Andy Flower has been named head coach of the St Lucia Zouks of the CPL days after being appointed the assistant coach of the Kings XI Punjab. The former England coach is excited to be part of the CPL and coach the Zouks who haven’t made it to the knockout stage in the last three seasons.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab rope in Andy Flower as Assistant Coach

Andy Flower has been named as the assistant coach of Kings XI Punjab for the upcoming edition of the IPL. Flower, who previously served as the head coach of England, replaces Sunil Joshi, who was recently appointed as chairman of selectors, and will assist Anil Kumble in KXIP's new coaching setup.
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