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newscricket9 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Don’t think players are thinking about 2019 WC final, says Gary Stead

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has stated that he hasn’t heard anything from the players about the defeat to England in World Cup 2019 final, ahead of the two team's semifinal clash at the T20 World Cup 2021. Stead was proud of his team's willingness to fight and adapting on the biggest stage.
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newscricketa year ago

BBL 11 | Sydney Sixers re-sign James Vince for 2021-22 edition

Sydney Sixers have re-signed James Vince for the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League, scheduled to be played in December-January. The England batsman was the second highest run-scorer during Sixers' title-winning campaign in 2020-21, aggregating 537 runs from 16 outings at 38.36.
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newscricketa year ago

Ian Chappell calls for England to pick Dawid Malan and James Vince in the Ashes

Ian Chappell has suggested England to include Dawid Malan and James Vince in their Ashes squad that will tour Australia later this year, citing their experience in the last tour as one of the reasons for their selection. Chappell also criticised Australia for not developing their bench strength.
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featurecricketa year ago

From Phil Salt’s A to Ben Stokes’ C: Grading English players who featured in the Pakistan ODIs

England might have hastily assembled a ‘C’ team for the ODIs against Pakistan, but most of them emerged on the other side with flying colors, registering an ‘A’ next to their name.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | A century was long-overdue but I’m not going to get my hopes up, says James Vince

James Vince, who struck his maiden international ton on Tuesday, admitted that he was long-overdue for a century but conceded that he has, in the past, been guilty of throwing away starts. Vince also admitted that, at one point in his career, he thought this moment would never arrive.
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newscricketa year ago

England name revised 18-man squad for Pakistan series, pick nine uncapped players

Following a COVID-19 outbreak in the English camp, the ECB have named a revised 18-man squad, that includes as many as nine uncapped players. Star English all-rounder Ben Stokes, who will return to international cricket after his injury, would be captaining the side in the absence of Eoin Morgan.
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featurecricketa year ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 6

More than any other chant in the ground, ‘rain rain go away’ was the constant chirp as Somerset’s fixture against Surrey got rained off. However, elsewhere there was action, as some of the international stars flopped while the others breathed new life into their respective campaigns.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa year ago

Losing Ben Stokes is not ideal - but in no way is it a season-ending blow for Rajasthan Royals

‘So, now with Ben Stokes ruled out, how do Rajasthan stop themselves from finishing 9th in this 8th team competition?’
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | AJ Tye does a Suraj Randiv as pacer delivers deliberate wide to deny James Vince a century

When you’re getting smashed all over the park, the least you can do is accept defeat with grace and dignity but well, in the BBL 10 qualifier today, AJ Tye had other ideas. With James Vince 2 shy of a ton with 1 run required, Tye delivered a deliberate wide to become the country’s most hated man.
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newscricket2 years ago

James Vince tests positive for Covid-19; to miss PSL playoffs

England batsman James Vince is expected to miss the playoffs of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) after he was confirmed to have tested positive for Covid-19. Vince, a member of England’s World Cup-winning team, is expected to be replaced by Joe Denly for the Multan Sultans in the PSL playoffs.
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