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newscricket10 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar was reason I started playing cricket, reveals Hanuma Vihari

Indian right-hand batsman Hanuma Vihari says Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was the reason he started playing cricket and revealed that he used to cry and unplug the TV when the master blaster got out. Vihari made his Test debut for India at the Oval in the autumn of 2018 against England.
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newscricket12 days ago

Walking around going through my action in the living room as I wait for my comeback, attests James Anderson

James Anderson has stated that he is spending his time in self-isolation fine-tuning his bowling action as he aims a comeback from injury and adds to his tally of 871 international wickets. Anderson is confident of playing more for England once the ongoing pandemic is dealt with for good.
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newscricket15 days ago

ENG vs AUS | Felt very calm and relaxed during 2009 drawn Ashes Test, reveals Monty Panesar

England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar says he felt very calm and relaxed, and wasn't feeling the pressure during the 2009 Ashes Test in his series ‘Being Monty’. Panesar became a cult cricketing figure in England cricket as he bagged 167 wickets in 50 Tests for England between 2006 and 2013.
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newscricket2 months ago

Want to be playing for England if I'm fully fit, attests James Anderson

James Anderson believes that nobody can stop him from playing for England should he regain full fitness. Anderson is also optimistic about his chances of getting selected in the squad for Sri Lanka tour, after having resumed training after suffering from a rib injury during the South Africa Tests.
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newscricket3 months ago

SA vs ENG | James Anderson ruled out of tour with rib injury

James Anderson, who picked up seven wickets in his side's famous victory over the hosts in the second Test in Cape Town, has been ruled out of the last two Tests due to a rib injury that he sustained on Day 5. Despite Anderson's injury, England have not named a replacement for the veteran pacer.
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newscricket3 months ago

SA vs ENG | Love the challenge Test cricket brings, want to keep playing, admits James Anderson

Having bagged 5/40 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa, James Anderson realised that this is what he loves about the game of Test cricket and, hence, wants to keep playing. Anderson sustained a calf injury back during the Ashes following which he was out for four months.
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newscricket3 months ago

SA v ENG | Not right of me to play rash shots, admits Dean Elgar

Dean Elgar has admitted that it wasn’t right for him to play a needless aggressive shot like the one that led to his dismissal, triggering South Africa’s first innings collapse against England. The Proteas slumped from 157 for three to 223 all out, handing the visitors a 46-run lead at Cape Town.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Injured Jofra Archer doubtful for Cape Town Test

Jofra Archer has emerged as an injury doubt for England's second Test in South Africa, having only bowled an over during training on Wednesday due to a sore elbow. Archer, who took six wickets in the first Test, is likely to be replaced by a spinner given that the pitch is expected to be dry. 
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newscricket3 months ago

SA vs ENG | Have to back both Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow, admits Chris Silverwood

Chris Silverwood suggested that the board will have to back both Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow in the national team, while also pointing that neither of Stuart Broad and James Anderson would be automatic starters. Silverwood did admit that one of the two spinners would get a chance in the series.
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newscricket3 months ago

Virat Kohli named skipper in Ricky Ponting’s decade Test XI

Ricky Ponting has named the Indian skipper Virat Kohli as his team of the decade skipper ahead of some the Aussies counter-parts. Further, Ponting included four English players, three Aussies, Kane Williamson, Kumar Sangakkara and Dale Steyn in his XI with the exclusion of some of the big names.
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