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newscricket5 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Definitely a shame that England don’t have Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, says Jason Roy

Ahead of England’s opening fixture against West Indies on October 23 in Dubai, Jason Roy has stated that missing Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer for the T20 World Cup is definitely a shame. He further added that despite missing out on a few key players, England are still favourites to win the title.
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newscricket20 days ago

Reports | England players are set to play the Ashes 2021 after further talks

The England Men’s team is reportedly ready to play the Ashes 2021 as they spoke to the top brasses of Cricket Australia on Tuesday about their concerns on the strict COVID-19 guidelines. The England and Wales Cricket Board has asked the players to make a decision till the end of the week.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Punjab Kings make too many changes in their playing XI, states Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has said that Punjab Kings make far too many changes in their playing XI, after the team's narrow defeat to Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday in Dubai. Sehwag added that the Royals appear more settled as a team, despite having made forced changes, in the second half of the IPL.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Franchises feel betrayed when players back out, remarks Aakash Chopra after England's mass withdrawal

Aakash Chopra has asserted that almost half a dozen English players have betrayed their respective IPL franchises, by backing out of the upcoming second leg of the tournament. Chopra added that the IPL family doesn't forget and that the franchises would react accordingly during the future auctions.
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newscricket2 months ago

Injured Jofra Archer aiming for international cricket return with England's West Indies tour in March 2022

Jofra Archer, who has been ruled out of the 2021 season due to another stress fracture injury, is aiming to return to action with England's three-Test series against West Indies in March next year. Archer has been ruled out of the current Test series against India, T20 World Cup, and the Ashes.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rajasthan Royals rope in Glenn Phillips as Jos Buttler’s replacement for IPL 2021

The Rajasthan Royals have signed New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Glenn Phillips as a replacement for Jos Buttler in the second leg of IPL 2021. With Buttler’s absence, the Royals will miss the service of their English trio with Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes already ruled out of the tournament.
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newscricket3 months ago

England can’t win the Ashes in Australia without Jofra Archer, opines Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke has stated that England stand no chance of winning the Ashes series Down Under later this year without the services of paceman Jofra Archer, who has been sidelined with shoulder injury. The former Australia captain also hoped for an improved performance from the hosts.
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newscricket3 months ago

Recurring injury concerns could be fatal for Jofra Archer’s Test career, fears Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has voiced his fears that injuries could put Jofra Archer’s Test career in jeopardy after the pacer was ruled out of all cricket for the rest of the year due to a stress fracture in his right elbow. Michael Atherton, Alastair Cook, and James Anderson, too, expressed their concerns.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs IND | We hung in there knowing one wicket might trigger a collapse, reveals James Anderson

James Anderson, who ran through the Indian middle-order on Thursday, revealed that England were not deflated by the giant opening partnership and knew that they could trigger a collapse if they broke the stand. Anderson further said that it was ‘unusual’ to see Kohli perish so early in his innings.
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newscricket3 months ago

Jofra Archer ruled out of international cricket for the entire year 

In a big blow for the England cricket team, pace bowler Jofra Archer has been ruled out of action for the entire year after a recurrence of a stress fracture of his right elbow, confirmed the ECB. It effectively means that the pacer will miss the India Tests, T20 World Cup and the Ashes series.
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