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newscricket3 days 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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newscricket9 days 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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newscricket2 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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newscricket3 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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newscricket3 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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newscricket3 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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newscricket3 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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newscricket3 months ago

England players will stay back for entirety of IPL 2021, confirms Chris Silverwood

England head coach Chris Silverwood has confirmed that the English players will be permitted to choose club over country should their respective IPL franchises qualify for the knockout stages of the tournament. This would mean a chunk of English players missing the Tests vs New Zealand.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs ENG | Joe and I will sit down to decide whether to complain about the pitch or not, reveals Chris Silverwood 

English head coach Chris Silverwood has revealed that he will be sitting down with Joe Root and make a decision whether to complain about the third Test pitch to the ICC or not. The pink-ball Test turned out to be the shortest Test match since 1935, finishing well inside two days.
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newscricket4 months ago

ECB confirm taking up umpiring issues but haven't raised an official complaint

Post the dodgy-umpiring on the first day of the third Test, ECB confirms that skipper Joe Root and coach Chris Silverwood have taken up the umpiring issues with match referee Javagal Srinath. However, the board also added no official complaint has been raised from the visitors’ side.
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