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newscricket3 months ago

BBL 2020-21 | Sydney Sixers rope in Jake Ball as replacement for Tom Curran

Big Bash League franchise Sydney Sixers have now signed Jake Ball as a replacement for Tom Curran who pulled out of the league citing bubble fatigue. Nottinghamshire skipper Dan Christian pushed Jake Ball’s cause for a spot in the BBL side after playing with him in the Vitality Blast.
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newscricket3 years ago

Rohit Sharma was special but Hardik Pandya was standout, exclaims Virat Kohli

Appreciating the performances from his players, Virat Kohli has stated that while Rohit Sharma’s innings was ‘special’ but it was Hardik Pandya who stole the show with his emphatic all-round performance. Kohli also revealed that the team would continue to experiment with both batting and bowling.
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newscricket3 years ago

India vs England | Ben Stokes’ return increases selection headache for England ahead of deciding match

England all-rounder Ben Stokes' return after healing from his hamstring injury has increased England's selection woes ahead of the deciding T20l scheduled to be played on Sunday. Stokes had to sit out of the one-day series against Australia preceding the Indian tour with his injury.
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newscricket3 years ago

England bring in Jake Ball in place of Chris Woakes for series against Australia

England and Wales Cricket Board have brought in 27-year old Jake Ball as the last-gasp replacement for the injured Chris Woakes for the upcoming ODI series against Australia this month. Incidentally, Ball had last played for England in their 4-1 series win against Australia in January this year.
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featurecricket3 years ago

Ashes 2017 | How England can tame the Australian beast Down Under

It was a warm afternoon on Day 3 of the Sydney Test in the 2013/14 Ashes series Down Under and the SCG had ‘turned pink’, celebrating another year of the McGrath Foundation. The home crowd had more reasons to celebrate as Australia completed a 5-0 whitewash over England, with the wicket of Rankin.
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newscricket3 years ago

Ashes 2017 | Jake Ball and Dawid Malan included in England team for Gabba Test

England have selected pacer Jake Ball and Dawid Malan in the playing XI for the first Test of the 2017 Ashes that is scheduled to start in Brisbane tomorrow. The right-handed pacer, who is a part of a four-man pace attack, was an overwhelming doubt after suffering an ankle injury two weeks ago.
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newscricket3 years ago

ECB handed fines to Jonny Bairstow, Liam Plunkett and Jake Ball for misbehavior

The English trio of Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, and Liam Plunkett have accepted a written warning and an undisclosed fine for their "unprofessional conduct" during the recent ODI series against the West Indies. The investigation was not linked with the Ben Stokes and Alex Hales controversy.
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newscricket3 years ago

Ben Stokes not traveling to Australia with England squad before Ashes

The Ben Stokes selection fiasco took yet another turn on Friday with ECB confirming that the all-rounder will not be travelling to Australia with the squad for the Ashes series, as the investigation of the street brawl is still pending. Meanwhile, ECB has named Steve Finn as Stokes’ replacement.
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newscricket3 years ago

England announce squad for the 2017 Ashes

The England Cricket Board has announced a 16-man squad for the Ashes that is schduled to being in Australia on November 27. Ben Stokes has been secured a place in the squad as well, despite being arrested for a tussle on Monday and being ruled out of 4th ODI against West Indies.
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newscricket4 years ago

AB de Villiers upset over ball-tampering allegations

South African skipper AB de Villiers vented out at his disappointment on being caught in another ball-tampering row at the press conference after the end of their match against England yesterday. South Africa lost the match and the series to England by a narrow margin of two runs.
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