newscricket4 months ago

Reports | England squad affected with virus ahead of first Test against Pakistan

According to a report published by BBC Sport, England have suffered a major virus infection ahead of the first match of the historic Test series against Pakistan. The report further stated that around 14 members of the touring team have been advised to take rest in their hotels on Wednesday.
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newscricket6 months ago

I was a kid during my Test debut, would do better if I faced R Ashwin now, reckons Ben Duckett

Ben Duckett has expressed confidence in his skills against spin bowling despite previous failures, citing his experience of playing against Ravichandran Ashwin in the nets at Nottinghamshire as valuable. The batter went on to praise the veteran before highlighting his own evolution over the years.
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newscricket1 year ago

BBL 2021-22 | WATCH : Ben Duckett smashes a maximum using reverse sweep against Qais Ahmad

During the Big Bash League match between Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars on Monday, Ben Duckett smashed a maximum using a reverse sweep shot against Qais Ahmad. In the 23rd match of the ongoing BBL, the left-hand batsman also scored 54 off 35 balls, which included six fours and two maximum.
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newscricket2 years ago

England name revised 18-man squad for Pakistan series, pick nine uncapped players

Following a COVID-19 outbreak in the English camp, the ECB have named a revised 18-man squad, that includes as many as nine uncapped players. Star English all-rounder Ben Stokes, who will return to international cricket after his injury, would be captaining the side in the absence of Eoin Morgan.
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newscricket4 years ago

Ben Stokes clarifies his statement after people misconstrued his reply to Virat Kohli gesture

Ben Stokes has stated that his reply to Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s gesture to give away their business class seats to the pacers have been misconstrued. He clarified that he was simply stating a fact that Trevor Bayliss did that once on 2016 India tour and didn’t want to take a dig at Kohli.
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newscricket5 years ago

Alastair Cook claims the world has changed for England team after Ben Stokes incident

Alastair Cook has stated that the perception towards the England team has been changed after the Ben Stokes incident and also warned his side that they cannot afford any more mistakes. However, the English opener has claimed that he is feeling proud as he gets the chance to play his 150th Test.
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