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newscricket8 days ago

Ashes 2021-22 | No Ben Stokes, Sam Curran in England's 17-member Ashes squad

England head coach Chris Silverwood on Sunday announced a 17-player squad for the Ashes series in Australia, beginning December 8. Ben Stokes, who has taken an indefinite break from cricket, was not available for selection, while Sam Curran too, failed to make the cut due to stress fracture injury.
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newscricket11 days ago

Ashes 2021 | Ben Stokes undergoes second finger surgery whilst Ashes participation in doubt

Ben Stokes has undergone finger surgery for the second time as he sustained a severe break of his left index finger while attempting a catch for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL in April. Stokes has been on an indefinite period to focus on his mental wellbeing and to allow his finger to heal fully.
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newscricket12 days ago

Reports | England players are set to play the Ashes 2021 after further talks

The England Men’s team is reportedly ready to play the Ashes 2021 as they spoke to the top brasses of Cricket Australia on Tuesday about their concerns on the strict COVID-19 guidelines. The England and Wales Cricket Board has asked the players to make a decision till the end of the week.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings make too many changes in their playing XI, states Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has said that Punjab Kings make far too many changes in their playing XI, after the team's narrow defeat to Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday in Dubai. Sehwag added that the Royals appear more settled as a team, despite having made forced changes, in the second half of the IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

Shakib Al Hasan overlooks Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers in his all-time IPL XI, names MS Dhoni as captain

Shakib Al Hasan has named MS Dhoni as the captain of his all-time IPL XI, which didn’t have room for either Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers. Notably, the star Bangladesh all-rounder went with just three overseas players - David Warner, Ben Stokes and Lasith Malinga - in a star-studded line-up.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Franchises feel betrayed when players back out, remarks Aakash Chopra after England's mass withdrawal

Aakash Chopra has asserted that almost half a dozen English players have betrayed their respective IPL franchises, by backing out of the upcoming second leg of the tournament. Chopra added that the IPL family doesn't forget and that the franchises would react accordingly during the future auctions.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 WC 2021 | England recall Tymal Mills for T20 World Cup, Ben Stokes remains unavailable

England have named Tymal Mills and Chris Woakes in their 15-member squad of the T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman. Test skipper Joe Root and all-rounder Ben Stokes were the most notable absentees, with the latter having taken an indefinite break from the game to focus on his mental well-being.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2021 | Rajasthan Royals sign Evin Lewis and Oshane Thomas for UAE leg

Rajasthan Royals have signed Evin Lewis and Oshane Thomas as the replacements for Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes for the second leg of IPL 2021. Jos Buttler had made himself unavailable due to the birth of his child, while Ben Stokes has taken indefinite break from cricket due to mental health reasons.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rajasthan Royals rope in Glenn Phillips as Jos Buttler’s replacement for IPL 2021

The Rajasthan Royals have signed New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Glenn Phillips as a replacement for Jos Buttler in the second leg of IPL 2021. With Buttler’s absence, the Royals will miss the service of their English trio with Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes already ruled out of the tournament.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | Criticism around Pujara's slow batting is unnecessary and he doesn't care, reveals Virat Kohli 

Ahead of the Test series opener, Virat Kohli has stated that the criticism around Cheteshwar Pujara's slow batting is unnecessary and also revealed that the Indian no.3 doesn't pay heed to such opinions. He also added that Shardul Thakur is a multi-dimensional player who is important to the side.
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