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newscricket8 days ago

Virat Kohli best amongst fab-four in all three formats, opines Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell has revealed that Virat Kohli is the best cricketer amongst the fab four members, which also includes Kane Williamson, Joe Root and Steve Smith in all the three formats of the game. He has also admitted that it was his traditional cricket shots and fitness which makes him inseparable.
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featurecricketa month ago

Super Sixes SRL | SA vs ENG Evaluation Chart - Styen on fire as South Africa secure Super Over honours

South Africa eventually had the last laugh in a thrilling game of T20 cricket, thanks to some stellar bowling efforts from Dale Steyn. Earlier, Jos Buttler and Joe Root did all they could to get a straightforward victory but fate had some other plans as it was finally decided in a Super Over.
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newscricket2 months ago

England players take 20% pay-cut for three months to fight coronavirus pandemic

England's centrally contracted players, across men's and women's teams, have agreed to take a 20% pay-cut for the next three months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. England's centrally contracted players have held a number of discussions this week about their own response to the pandemic.
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newscricket2 months ago

Taking social distancing measures against COVID-19 very seriously, admits Joe Root

England’s Test captain Joe Root has revealed that he and his family are taking social distancing measures amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously. Based out of Sheffield, Root announced on Sunday that he had become a patron of the Children’s Hospital in a bit to support the NHS.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | ECB expect English players to take pay-cuts to reduce financial losses

The top cricketers of England - such as Ben Stokes, Joe Root and Jos Buttler - are expected to be taking pay-cuts in order to curb financial losses for the ECB. The ECB are set to incur substantial losses due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak that has brought the world of sport to a halt.
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newscricket2 months ago

Joe Root and Heather Knight training despite Coronavirus uncertainty

There may be no training nets to attend but England captains Joe Root and Heather Knight are still following personalised programmes despite uncertainty surrounding the start of the season. Last week, owing to the ongoing crisis, the ECB announced a seven-week delay to the start of the 2020 season.
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featurecricket2 months ago

How England Cricket warned cricket fraternity about a world threat

'When the going gets tough, the tough get going' - A popular American saying that defines England cricket best. The England and Wales Cricket Board have been royal and tough all along, building and reinventing themselves to survive and to reach the glory that has always been their quest. 
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newscricket2 months ago

SL VS ENG | Our minds were with the people back home, reveals Joe Root

England Test captain Joe Root has backed the decision to abandon the Test tour of Sri Lanka over the coronavirus pandemic, saying the players’ minds were with the people back home. The two-match Test series which was due to begin in Galle on March 19 and a warm-up fixture was abandoned on Friday.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs ENG | Test series postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic

The Test series between England and Sri Lanka has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak worsening globally, the England & Wales Cricket Board announced officially on March 13. ECB, after discussions with Sri Lanka Cricket, have made the decision to fly their player back to the UK.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs ENG | Important to have an open mind and take nothing for granted, feels Joe Root

Joe Root has advised his side to be open to anything Sri Lanka throws their way this time around and take nothing for granted as things have changed drastically since their last visit. Root sees this two-game Test series as a great opportunity to boost their World Test Championship campaign.
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