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featurecricket18 days ago

England’s barreling bottom did, does and will not pay dividends

Ed Smith-powered English side have scratched the barrel before, are scratching it now and will continue to scratch it to avail no result. The problem does not just lie in the domestic circuit, it lies in the way that Smith and co envision the five-day format in cricket, a format blind to them.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket21 days 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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newscricketa month ago

SA vs ENG | Jonny Bairstow, James Anderson recalled for South Africa Tests

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have recalled Jonny Bairstow, James Anderson and Mark Wood for the four-match series in South Africa which begins on Boxing Day. Despite the rumours of Moeen Ali's return, the cricketer himself asked for an extended break from international cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jonny Bairstow to join James Anderson, Mark Wood in South Africa training camp

Jonny Bairstow, who had forgettable run in the 2019 Ashes, will be joining teammates James Anderson and Mark Wood at a training camp in South Africa. The two bowlers have been in rehabilitation due to their injuries and will be aiming to return to the English Test squad in December.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs ENG | Jonny Bairstow reprimanded for reacting to dismissal in 5th T20I

England batsman Jonny Bairstow has been reprimanded by the ICC for breaching the ICC code of conduct by reacting to his dismissal during the 5th T20I between New Zealand and England. Bairstow admitted to using audible indecency as he was given out for 47 during their game at the Eden Park.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs ENG | We don’t want this to keep happening, quips Jonny Bairstow

England opener Jonny Bairstow has said that they don’t want the World Cup final getting recreated time and again after the fifth T20I against New Zealand went into another Super Over. The visitors jumped the last hurdle easily and Bairstow walked away with the Man of the Match for his 18-ball 47.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs ENG | Jonny Bairstow replaces injured Joe Denly in Test series

England has recalled wicket-keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow to replace Joe Denly, who has been ruled out due with a damaged ankle, for the upcoming two-match Test series in New Zealand. The white-ball English side is currently battling the hosts in an ongoing five-match T20I series.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Cruel reality check to India’s archaic T20 plans but will they learn

It was always coming. First, it was Australia, then South Africa, and now, Bangladesh. India, that boasts of some of the finest cricketers of the era, has faltered in T20Is at home conditions - a complete contrast to the way they dominate the other two formats of the game. It's a story worth noting.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket3 months ago

England's 50-over World Cup triumph will inspire T20 World Cup challenge, hopes Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow is hoping that England’s maiden 50-over World Cup title win earlier in 2019 will inspire them to have a successful outing at the World T20 in Australia next summer. Eoin Morgan will take charge of a squad featuring a bunch of new faces that will take on New Zealand in five T20Is.
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newscricket3 months ago

I can’t see why Bairstow couldn’t come back for South Africa series, says Chris Silverwood

Chris Silverwood has stated that Jonny Bairstow is a fine player and despite his recent run of form, he can still make a comeback for the South Africa series. The newly-appointed coach of the England team has also added that Joe Root will have to decide where he wants to bat in the Test format.
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