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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Finals are all about going and expressing yourselves and we’re going to do that, says Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan has said that finals are all about going and expressing themselves and they are going to do that after his team entered semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021. Morgan also revealed that they have built a core group of white-ball players for the future tournaments.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as England beat Bangladesh in yet another show of dominance

England defeated Bangladesh by 8 wicketsat the Sharjah Cricket Ground on Wednesday to register their second consecutive win in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. After restricting Bangladesh for 124/9, England chased the easy target on the back of an exquisite fifty from opener Jason Roy.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC men's T20I rankings | Virat Kohli and KL Rahul slip, Mohammad Rizwan jumps three places

Despite scoring a half-century against Pakistan on Sunday in Dubai, Indian captain Virat Kohli has dropped to the fifth position in the ICC T20I batsman rankings. India’s trusted opener KL Rahul, who managed to score only three runs against the arch-rivals, has slipped to the eighth position.
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newscricket2 months ago

 20 players get new deal in ECB’s revised men’s central contract model

The English Cricket Board (ECB) have scrapped their previous dual contract model, which awarded separate deals for Tests and white-ball cricket, and the renewed one features 20 annual central contracts for its men’s players. Jack Leach, Dawid Malan and Ollie Robinson were the first time entrants.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs IND | As a left-hander, I'm happy that Ravichandran Ashwin did not play in the series, quips Dawid Malan

Dawid Malan has stated that being a left-hander, he was happy that he didn't have to face Ravichandran Ashwin’s off-spin during the recent home series against India. Malan added that it was difficult to get used to the Indian pacers, who continued to throw tough challenges against the batters.
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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | Bairstow, Malan and Woakes withdraw from IPL second leg, PBKS rope in Aiden Markram

England’s Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan and Chris Woakes have pulled out of the upcoming second leg of the IPL 2021 in the UAE. The trio was a part of England’s recent home Test series against India, the last game of which was called off on Friday, September 10, following covid-19 concerns.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs IND | We know we're capable of performances like this, states Joe Root 

After England dominated India in the third Test in Leeds to draw 1-1 level in the series, Joe Root stated that he very well knows that his team is capable of performances like this. He also lauded England's veteran pacer James Anderson and said he keeps churning out such remarkable displays.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs IND | India bowlers toiled hard but did not get help from Headingley wicket, says Dawid Malan

Dawid Malan, on Thursday, stated that the Headingley pitch has a massive change from the first hour of Day 1 when India were batting. The left-hand batsman added that Indian bowlers tried very hard to make use of the conditions, but they did not get much help from the pitch for early wickets.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG | Joe Root right up there with all the greats, declares Malan after England captain's 121 in Leeds

Hailing his captain Joe Root for his scintillating 121-run knock, Dawid Malan has said that the Yorkshireman is right up there on top with the greats of the game. Root has now scored 6 hundreds so far in 2021.
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