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PAK vs ENG 2022 | England announce 15-member squad for tour to Pakistan, Moeen Ali to captain the side

The ECB has announced a 15-member team for the series against Pakistan and Moeen Ali will captain the side in absence of Jos Buttler. The team management has given an opportunity to five uncapped players in the squad and will some first-choice players due to injury to stay fit for T20 World Cup.
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newscricket10 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Little to choose between finalists Australia and New Zealand, reckons VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman feels that it is difficult to pick one of New Zealand and Australia as favourites ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021 final to be played in Dubai on Sunday, November 14. He also pointed out that toss might not be a deciding factor, as short passages of play often turn the tide T20 format.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham power New Zealand to final

Daryl Mitchell starred with a well-crafted 72* to power New Zealand to a five-wicket win against England in the first semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. New Zealand will play their third straight ICC tournament final, after 2019 World Cup and 2021 World Test Championship.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup | England dominated us, ready for must-win games, says Aaron Finch on Australia’s 8-wicket defeat

Australia skipper Aaron Finch has said that the England team completely dominated his team right from the start. The Eoin Morgan-led side beat Australia by eight wickets as they chased down the target of 126 runs with a whopping 50 balls to spare thanks to Jos Buttler’s 71 runs off just 32 balls.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Our bowlers came out trumps, reflects Eoin Morgan after England outplay Australia

England skipper Eoin Morgan was extremely pleased with his team’s all-round show, as they registered a dominant eight-wicket win over Australia in Dubai on Saturday, October 30. It was the third straight win for the 2010 champions, after they had defeated West Indies and Bangladesh previously.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | England may consider taking the knee during the showpiece event, says Chris Jordan

England pacer Chris Jordan has said that the England players are considering taking the knee before the start of their first game of the tournament against West Indies. England is the second team after the West Indies to take the knee to repeat the anti-racism gesture on October 23 in Dubai.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | West Indies will continue to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter, confirms Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard, the West Indies limited-overs captain, has confirmed that the side will continue to take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement at the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. England all-rounder Chris Jordan, too, stated the possibility of his side following the suit.
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newscricketa year 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 year ago

Chris Jordan and Tymal Mills are good options for England going into the T20 WC, opines Mahela Jayawardene

Southern Brave coach Mahela Jayawardene stated that Tymal Mills and Chris Jordan can play a crucial role for England in the T20 WC in UAE. He also added that the duo’s death bowling partnership was very crucial in Southern Brave’s triumph in the inaugural edition of The Hundred in England.
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featurecricketa year ago

Takeaways from the ENG-PAK T20Is ft. Malan’s misery and the contrasting spin tales

Expectations were at an all-time-low heading into the T20Is, but England and Pakistan ended up producing a contender for the ‘Best bilateral T20I series of the year’, with all 3 matches proving to be prime-time blockbusters. But entertainment aside, there were plenty of learnings for both sides.
Anirudh Suresh