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newscricket19 days ago

ENG vs IND | Buttler, Leach return to England squad for fifth Test against India

England have included Jos Buttler and Jack Leach in their 16-member squad for the fifth and final Test against India at Old Trafford, Manchester, beginning Friday, September 10. The hosts currently trail 1-2 in the series, having gone down by 157 runs in the fourth Test at The Oval.
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newscricketa month ago

A fight is the last thing we’re scared of and if India pushes us we do the same, warns Chris Silverwood

England head coach Chris Silverwood has proclaimed that the England squad are not scared of a fight and that they would push India back if the situation demands it. He also went to state that it was an excellent game of cricket, despite the result not going in his team's favour at Lord's.
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featurecricket2 months ago

England’s red-ball crown will only stand as a dream unless and until the clock turns back

In the early half of the 2000s, England’s white-ball dreams were only dreams even when the team had some of the best players in the world. However, come the 2010s, and onwards, the entire situation took a different turn, with white-ball becoming the one true dream for the country.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | High time we stop talking and start turning starts into big scores, states Chris Silverwood

Chris Silverwood has asked his inexperienced side to deliver instead of talking and turn early starts into big scores after the Joe Root-led side collapsed against New Zealand on the third day of the second Test. The England coach also told his players to check New Zealand's application of methods.
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newscricket4 months ago

Dom Bess added to England squad for Edgbaston Test

Off-spinner Dominic Bess has been included in England’s squad for the second Test against New Zealand to be played at Edgbaston, Birmingham, starting June 10. England head coach Chris Silverwood has described Bess' inclusion as a backup in case of injury or Covid emergency.
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newscricket5 months ago

Chris Silverwood handed powers to select men’s squad in ECB's new system; Ed Smith axed

On Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) took a drastic step, with a new system that would now see Chris Silverwood take any decisions regarding the men’s squad selection. Ed Smith, who served as the national selector, will no longer continue and will leave his role in April.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs ENG | Moeen Ali didn’t play because of non spin-friendly conditions, reveals Chris Silverwood

England Head Coach Chris Silverwood asserted that the Three Lions benched off-spinner Moeen Ali due to the flat nature of the wickets and insisted that there is no need to read too much into his omission. Silverwood further revealed that Jofra Archer was keen to ‘put England first’.
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newscricket7 months ago

Bet no player will leave IPL because they miss their wife, girlfriend or kids, opines Geoffrey Boycott

Former English opener Geoffrey Boycott is known for wearing his heart on his sleeves and he had no hesitations in calling out the English players as he reckoned that no one will leave IPL for their family as they did recently. He also said that players should be docked money for going back home. 
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs ENG | England still monitoring Jofra Archer’s recovery progress for T20Is, reveals Chris Silverwood

Ahead of the crucial five-match T20I series, Chris Silverwood has revealed that the English management is still monitoring Jofra Archer’s recovery to be available for the series. He also added that it would be crucial for them to have the pacer available across all three formats in the future.
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newscricket7 months ago

Rest and rotate policy might be implemented even in the Ashes, admits Chris Silverwood

England head coach Chris Silverwood defended England’s controversial rest and rotate policy and claimed that the system needed to be there to ensure that the players are not physically and mentally burnt out. Silverwood further claimed that England might very well rest players even in the Ashes.
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