newscricketa day ago

VIDEO | BBL teammates turn enemies as Jofra Archer and Matthew Wade indulge in epic stare-off

The year was 2013, the Ashes was all lit up with the fire of Mitchell Johnson, the most fearsome bowler at his prime, who was ruthlessly killing the hopes of the England side. It’s six years hence, and this time it's Jofra Archer doing the same, taking us back on a nostalgia trip with his "stare".
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newscricket6 days ago

Ashes 2019 | England should take better advantage of home conditions, believes James Anderson

James Anderson believes that England need to prepare pitches better suited for their players and feels that the pitches in this Ashes have suited Australia more. Anderson also said that his primary focus will be get back to full fitness for the tour of South Africa, starting December 26.
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featurecricket14 days ago

England’s Headingley hangover - how long can it last?

There is no way that we should be discussing this. At 7.30 PM IST on August 25th, it looked like the Ashes was done and dusted, it looked like Tim Paine was going to become only the second Australian captain in the 21st century to retain the urn.
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newscricket18 days ago

Ashes 2019 | Craig Overton added to England roster as James Anderson ruled out from remainder of Ashes

England have called up Craig Overton to the Ashes squad for the penultimate Test in Manchester after James Anderson was ruled out for the rest of the Ashes. The Somerset pacer has returned to the Test squad for the first time since March 2018 when England played New Zealand in Auckland.
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newscricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | Not going to get caught in a 'battle of bouncers', states Justin Langer

Australia coach Justin Langer has made it clear that his team will not get caught in an emotional battle trying to bounce out the English batsmen. The comments have come on the wake of Steve Smith's injury caused by a Jofra Archer bouncer, which eventually ruled the batsman out of the third Test.
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newscricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | I do think red-ball cricket is my preferred format, states Jofra Archer

English speedster Jofra Archer, who is all set to make his Test debut at Lord's on Wednesday, has revealed that his preference leans towards red-ball cricket. He has also stated that his "white-ball specialist" tag is purely due to the lack of television coverage of red-ball cricket.
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newscricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | Australia can handle Jofra Archer threat, says Pat Cummins

While saying that Jimmy Anderson will be a “massive loss” for England in the second Ashes Test, Pat Cummins has stated that Australia are well prepared to deal with Jofra Archer in the second Test. Anderson has been sidelined by a calf injury after he managed to bowl only four overs at Edgbaston.
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newscricketa month ago

Ashes 2019 | There's nothing else we could have done for my injury, asserts James Anderson

James Anderson is of the opinion that he did everything he could do to make a comeback and the second appearance of his injury was totally unexpected. However, the Lancashire bowler has also added that he missed the Ireland Test as a precaution to make sure he was 100% fit for the Ashes.
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newscricketa month ago

James Anderson wasn't fit enough to play in the first Ashes Test, claims Darren Gough

Darren Gough blames England's James Anderson's inclusion in the first Ashes Test match as the reason behind the home team's recent loss at Edgbaston. Joe Root & Co. suffered an embarrassing 251-run loss against a Steven Smith inspired Australian team in the Ashes series opener on Monday.
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newscricketa month ago

I will try everything possible to play a role later in the series, states James Anderson

England pacer James Anderson has stated that he will try his level best to get his fitness back and try and play a role later in the series. Anderson, who was picked for the Edgbaston Test, had to leave the field after bowling just four overs, after re-injuring his calf muscle yet again.
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