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Ashes 2021-22 | England openers are way too inexperienced to counter quality Australian bowling attack, says Simon Katich

Former Australia cricketer Simon Katich believes that the England openers are way too inexperienced to tackle the quality Australian bowling attack. Katich further added that technically there are some issues with the England batsmen's concentration and letting balls go around the off stump.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England hurting after two defeats, everyone is up for the challenge, says Dawid Malan

England batsman Dawid Malan has said that the team is hurting after defeats in the first two Ashes Tests, and that everyone is up for the challenge for the third game in Melbourne, beginning December 26. Malan also admitted that the visitors haven’t been good enough across all facets of the game.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Those who are complaining are outright boring, we need characters like Virat Kohli, says Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has backed India skipper Virat Kohli after the latter’s trumpet celebration directed at the Barmy Army ended up receiving much criticism. Vaughan defended Kohli while stating that there was nothing wrong on his part and that players like him make cricket all the more exciting.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | Twitter reacts as India thrash England by 157 runs, take 2-1 lead at The Oval

India defeated England by 157 runs in the fourth Test at The Oval and took a 2-1 lead ahead of the fifth and final match of the series at the Old Trafford from September 10. Chasing a target of 368 runs, England choked in front of a fierce Indian bowling attack led by none other than Jasprit Bumrah.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | Twitter reacts as Mohammed Siraj drops a sitter to give well set Haseeb Hameed a lifeline

After Shardul Thakur dismissed Rory Burns early in the first session of the final day of the 4th Test at The Oval, his opening partner Haseeb Hameed got a life soon after. Hameed played a ball from Ravindra Jadeja straight into the hands of Mohammed Siraj at mid-on but the pacer dropped a sitter.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli unhappy with Haseeb Hameed marking guard outside the popping crease

After England started their batting innings in the fourth Test at Oval, Virat Kohli was left fuming with opener Haseeb Hameed’s decision to mark his guard outside the popping crease. The Indian skipper expressed his disapproval as he complained to the on field umpire igniting a debate.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Living my boyhood dream of captaining England, says Root after overtaking Vaughan's record

After equalling Michael Vaughan's record for most Test wins as England captain, Joe Root declared that he is living his boyhood dream. England on Saturday defeated Virat Kohli's India by an innings and 76 runs to level the 5-match series 1-1 with the fourth Test to be played from September 2.
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newscricketa year ago

IND VS ENG | So much to learn from 'classy' Joe Root, simplicity of his game amazes me, says Haseeb Hameed

England opener Haseeb Hameed has lauded skipper Joe Root for his simplicity despite being among one of the best cricketers in the world. The opener went on to explain that there was a lot to learn as a youngster from a player like Joe Root, who is always hungry to score more runs.
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featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Headingley Day 2 Talking Points: Malan’s impressive comeback, the invincible Root and India’s hard toil

After a highly clinical performance on Day 1, England, powered by Joe Root’s 23rd Test hundred - his third of the series, further consolidated their hold on the ongoing third Test at Headingley, on Thursday. The hosts ended the day at 423/8, 345 ahead of India in their first innings.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | England will be pleased with the way their openers have fared, states Zaheer Khan 

Former Indian pacer Zaheer Khan believes that the English dressing room will be delighted with the start that Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed provided to the hosts in the Leeds Test. He also added that young opener Hameed has relished the opening position after batting at No.3 in the second Test.
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