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newscricket21 days ago

IPL 2020 | IPL is great but been there done that, reveals Chris Woakes

English pace bowler Chris Woakes says the Indian Premier League is great but he has been there and done that as he decided to withdraw from the IPL 2020. The IPL could have been a chance for the right-arm fast bowler to get back into England's T20 side for the T20 World Cup in October.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Delhi Capitals' Chris Woakes opts out of IPL 2020

England all-rounder Chris Woakes, who was snapped up by the Delhi Capitals franchise in the auction for a fee of Rs 1.5 crore, has reportedly pulled out of the tournament to focus on staying fresh for the home summer. Woakes is believed to have already communicated his decision to the franchise.
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newscricket2 months ago

SA vs ENG | England need to find ways to get Quinton de Kock early, reckons Chris Woakes

England quick Chris Woakes shared that his side must work out a plan to counter Quinton de Kock, who seems to be even more lethal after taking up captaincy. Woakes feels that regular wickets could have done the trick but admitted that the de Kock-Bavuma partnership took away the game from England.
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newscricket3 months ago

SA vs ENG | Dominic Sibley adds to list of sick players in South Africa

England opener Dominic Sibley became the latest to fall sick in South Africa, adding to the long list of players to have fallen sick on the tour. England and Wales Cricket Board on Monday has confirmed about the opener to have been hit by “sickness bug” who scored 4 and 29 in the first Test.
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newscricket3 months ago

SA vs ENG | Ben Stokes in the playing eleven, Ollie Pope might miss out on the Boxing Day Test

England camp have some good news as Ben Stokes is back with the squad after visiting his father who was severely ill but England might miss the services of Ollie Pope who joins the long list of players suffering from sickness. Jonny Bairstow is likely to replace Pope if required for the first Test.
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newscricket3 months ago

SA vs ENG | Frustrated by the flu but players selected need to be ready to go, states Joe Root

Joe Root has been rendered helpless with big names of the side sick due to a flu outbreak in the English camp ahead of the series opener. The flu has affected Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes and Jack Leach, while Ben Stokes’ participation is in doubt as his father was hospitalized.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL Auction 2020 | Pleasantly surprised to get Jason Roy and Chris Woakes for base price, asserts Parth Jindal

Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal said, on Thursday, that the signings of England internationals Jason Roy and Chris Woakes for their base price -of Rs 1.5 crore each- came as a pleasant surprise. Jindal also reckons their most expensive buy, Shimron Hetmyer, will provide the X-factor in 2020.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 | Delhi Capitals focusing on roping in overseas fast bowlers, reveals Ricky Ponting

Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting has shared the franchise’s major focal point for this year’s and it’s going to be the fast bowlers, especially the overseas ones. Ponting has hinted a few very popular names in this regard and it includes the likes of Pat Cummins and Chris Woakes. 
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter reacts to Joe Denly’s ‘drop of the season’ cutting short Jofra Archer’s premature celebration

In what summed up England's tour of New Zealand, Joe Denly, on Monday, came up with the contender for the worst drop of all time. Archer, who out-foxed Williamson, started celebrating prematurely, but was left embarrassed after Joe Denly dropped an absolute sitter to hand Williamson a life.
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newscricket4 months ago

NZ vs ENG | Jos Buttler injury doubt for Test series finale, Ollie Pope to don gloves

Joe Root has confirmed, on Thursday, that Ollie Pope would keep wickets if Jos Buttler doesn't recover in time and is ruled out of the second Test in Hamilton. Further, Zak Crawley is reported to be the replacement to the injured Buttler with the visitors looking to tie the series at 1-1.
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