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featurecricket3 days ago

Takeaways from the ENG-PAK T20Is ft. Malan’s misery and the contrasting spin tales

Expectations were at an all-time-low heading into the T20Is, but England and Pakistan ended up producing a contender for the ‘Best bilateral T20I series of the year’, with all 3 matches proving to be prime-time blockbusters. But entertainment aside, there were plenty of learnings for both sides.
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newscricket3 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Huge for England to excel in ‘worst possible conditions’, asserts Eoin Morgan

England skipper Eoin Morgan, in wake of his side’s 2-1 series win against Pakistan, described the conditions at Old Trafford as ‘more extreme than UAE’ and said that he was delighted to see his side excel in ‘worst possible conditions’. On a rank turner, England chased 155 to down Pakistan.
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newscricket3 days ago

Think England are going to win the World T20, affirms Stuart Broad

In the wake of England’s impressive 2-1 win over Pakistan in the home T20I series, Stuart Broad affirmed that the Three Lions are going to win the World T20, with all bases being covered. He also insisted that England’s fearless nature of cricket will tilt the competition in their favour.
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newscricket7 days ago

Livingstone's incredible knock as good as we have seen from Buttler, Roy or Moeen, states Eoin Morgan 

English skipper Eoin Morgan was left in awe of the wonderful batting by Liam Livingstone and stated that the knock he played was as good as he has seen from the likes of Jason Roy, Jos Buttler or Moeen Ali. He also added that they might have lost the game but the chase was a huge positive for them.
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newscricket10 days ago

ENG vs PAK | Seniors return for T20Is; Gregory, Mahmood and Parkinson retain their places

The ECB have named a 16-man squad for the three-match T20I series, and the squad sees the return of all senior members, who had to miss the ODI series due to a Covid outbreak within the camp. Meanwhile, Lewis Gregory, Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson have also been included in the squad.
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newscricket17 days ago

Alex Hales’ continued omission must be down to ‘some other reason’, not just drugs, claims Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain, astonished by England’s continued omission of Alex Hales, asserted that the opener’s exclusion cannot be just down to his failed drug test, claiming that there must be ‘some other reason’ for his absence. Despite picking a ‘C’ team against Pakistan, ECB overlooked an in-form Hales.
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newscricket19 days ago

Won’t rush either of Ben Stokes or Jos Buttler for Pakistan series, states Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan ahead of the limited-overs series against Pakistan admitted that they won’t rush either Jos Buttler or Ben Stokes in the T20I squad, keeping in mind the upcoming fixtures. He also insisted that no talent identified in the England system would be done away with after just one opportunity.
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newscricket22 days ago

ENG vs SL | Nice to score some runs but the game was set up by the bowling unit, admits Eoin Morgan

After sealing a convincing ODI series win against Sri Lanka, Eoin Morgan has admitted that it was nice to score some runs and added that the bowling unit had set the game up for them. He also insisted there would be changes for the 3rd ODI, keeping in mind the limited-overs series against Pakistan.
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newscricket24 days ago

ENG vs SL | Joe Root is one of the best players in the world, praises Eoin Morgan 

Eoin Morgan, post-England's first ODI win, heaped praises on Joe Root and termed him one of the best batters in the world in most situations. Talking about the English Test skipper's contention for the T20 World Cup, which will be played later this year, he stated that one cannot rule him out.
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newscricketa month ago

Players like Tymal Mills could still present a case for the WT20, believes Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan admitted that the depth his side possesses in the shortest format is enviable and insisted that there still might be room for players like Tymal Mills, who will play in The Hundred, to make their WT20 case. Morgan feels that many players have benefitted from franchise cricket experience.
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