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WATCH | Somerset’s Jack Leach pulls off an 'audacious' reverse sweep for six in County Championship

Jack Leach, one of the very popular figures in the cricketing world in recent times, made headlines on Wednesday during Somerset’s County Championship fixture against Yorkshire. Coming at No. 9 in Taunton, Leach brought out a superb reverse sweep which ended up sailing over the ropes.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ 2022 | Feels like you are always pushing for win under Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum, reveals Jack Leach

Jack Leach has praised the captain-coach duo of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum saying that the team always goes for a win in their stint. Leach also added that a lot of decisions were made around negativity as the teams he has played in the past used to give up on the win quite early.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Henry Nicholls 'pays homage' to Andrew Symonds with freak dismissal

A batter getting dismissed due to his shot deflecting from non-striker’s bat is a rare sight but Andrew Symonds has been caught in that manner in the past. Henry Nicholls got unlucky as he replicated the dismissal as his shot was caught by a fielder after a deflection from non-striker’s bat.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Jack Leach ruled out of Lord's Test, Matt Parkinson to make debut as concussion replacement

In an unfortunate incident in the first Test between England and New Zealand, spinner Jack Leach was ruled out of the game due to a concussion after his fielding efforts at the boundary. Matt Parkinson will be the concussion replacement for him and will also make his Test debut against New Zealand.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England make four changes in the squad for the Melbourne Test

England have made four changes to their squad after trailing behind by 2-0 in the series ahead of the Melbourne Test. Jonny Bairstow, Jack Leach, Zak Crawley and Mark Wood are included in place of Ollie Pope, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns and Chris Woakes aiming to bounce back in the series.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | Hard to see Joe Root remain captain if the tour continues to go this badly, feels Michael Atherton

Michael Atherton feels that if England's ongoing Ashes tour tour continues to go badly, it will be hard to see Joe Root continuing as the captain. Atherton also questioned head coach Chris Silverwood for the team selections, after the visitors suffered crushing defeats in the first two Tests.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | James Anderson replaces Mark Wood for Adelaide Test, Jack Leach retained

England have recalled their highest Test wicket-taker James Anderson in their 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval, beginning Thursday, December 16. Despite having a poor outing in the series opener in Brisbane, spinner Jack Leach has been retained by the English side.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22| Expected too much from Ben Stokes in the Brisbane Test, says Joe Root

England captain Joe Root has said that he expected too much from Ben Stokes in the Brisbane Test where England lost by nine wickets. This was the first outing for Stokes since July 26 and he made scores of 5 and 14 in the Test and bowled only 12 overs due to his struggle with a knee injury.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | We have got some big decisions to make regarding team combination, says Joe Root

Ahead of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, Joe Root has stated that England will have to make some big decisions regarding the team combination. The England Test captain also backed Rory Burns and Jack Leach to bounce back after their disappointing performance in the first Test at the Gabba.
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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | England must not feel sorry for themselves, says Joe Root after losing first Ashes Test

After suffering a nine-wicket defeat against Australia in the first Ashes Test, England captain Joe Root stated that his team should not feel sorry for themselves on the loss. Root further defended his decision to bench Stuart Broad for the series opener and stated that he wanted a balanced attack.
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