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newscricket2 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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featurecricket2 months ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 8

While rain played a spoilsport last week and the week before, this week was rather a pleasant week of County action, where there were little to no talks of the rain shadowing the games. However, there were several Australian batters in action, all of whom barring Marcus Harris were terrible.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Ollie Robinson and James Bracey handed call-ups; Dom Bess axed

The ECB have named a 15-man squad for the two-Test series versus New Zealand and have handed deserved call-ups to the duo of Ollie Robinson and James Bracey, who have been tearing the domestic circuit apart for seasons. All the IPL stars have been rested, while off-spinner Dom Bess has been axed.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Key takeaways from England’s loss ft. Rory Burns, Dom Bess, Jonny Bairstow and Stone-Archer-Wood

England took a lead in the series, in Chennai, in the rather most convincing of manners but since then, not only failed to performed but did not even arrive at the venue in the first place. And that obviously, has the whole world talking about where they would go from hereon!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket5 months ago

Dom Bess must immediately seek help and advice of Herath to get back on track, opines Monty Panesar

Former England spinner Monty Panesar is fearful that the India series might have shattered Dom Bess’ confidence, and thus wants the youngster to immediately seek the help of his former mentor Rangana Hearth. Panesar, at the same time, insisted it will be important for Bess to not overanalyze.
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featurecricket5 months ago

From Jack Leach's A+ to Stuart Broad’s F: Grading every English player who featured in the India Tests

Remember that one subject in the fifth semester of College that 90% of the class would end up flunking? Yeah? Well, a vast majority of the English team ended up having their fifth semester moment in the series against India.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

England's ‘lack of faith’ in Bess has nothing to do with his implosion - it was always coming

We’ve all had days like what Dom Bess had in Ahmedabad on Friday.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket5 months ago

ENG vs IND | England threw Dom Bess under the bus the moment they ‘asked’ Moeen Ali to stay, feels Steve Harmison

Former English pacer Steve Harmison opined that England ‘chucked Dom Bess under the bus’ the moment they asked Moeen Ali if he could stay, making the youngster feel that he was not important. Bess endured a torrid time with the ball on Day 2, and Harmison said that he felt sorry for the 23-year-old.
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featurecricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | 4th Test Day 1 Talking Points - Siraj’s trust in his skill and England’s 'spin hangover'

As the nature of the Ahmedabad pitch took a complete flip, England found their groove in parts but the lapse in concentration resulted in the side bundling out for 205 runs in the first innings. While Siraj bowled like a man possessed, England batsmen's approach was questionable, to say the least.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket5 months ago

IND vs ENG | Certainly the drop was tough pill to swallow; ready now to make an impact, states Dom Bess

After being reinstated in the Test squad for the last Test, Dom Bess has stated that the drop was certainly a tough pill to swallow for him but insisted that it gave him an opportunity to improve. He also added that he would rather bowl in spinning tracks rather than others where there isn’t spin.
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