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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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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Bairstow, Malan and Woakes withdraw from IPL second leg, PBKS rope in Aiden Markram

England’s Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan and Chris Woakes have pulled out of the upcoming second leg of the IPL 2021 in the UAE. The trio was a part of England’s recent home Test series against India, the last game of which was called off on Friday, September 10, following covid-19 concerns.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Those who are complaining are outright boring, we need characters like Virat Kohli, says Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan has backed India skipper Virat Kohli after the latter’s trumpet celebration directed at the Barmy Army ended up receiving much criticism. Vaughan defended Kohli while stating that there was nothing wrong on his part and that players like him make cricket all the more exciting.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Twitter reacts as Jasprit Bumrah rattles England with twin blows, brings India closer to victory

Jasprit Bumrah removed Ollie Pope and Jonny Bairstow in back-to-back overs to dent England's hope of saving the match or chasing down the 368-run target set by India in the ongoing fourth Test match at The Oval. Wickets are raining in London and India are 4 wickets away from taking a 2-1 lead.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Habitual intruder Jarvo 69 arrested for pitch invasion at The Oval

Infamous Youtuber Daniel Jarvis, also known as Jarvo 69, has been arrested by South London Police after he entered the playing facility on Day 2 of the fourth Test at The Oval. He entered the ground during the fag end of morning session and barged into Johnny Bairstow at the non-striker end.
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featurecricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | The Oval Day 2 Talking Points: Gritty Ollie Pope, Chris Woakes dreamy comeback and England's 99-run lead

Day 2 of the fourth Test at The Oval started with Umesh Yadav rattling England once again to scalp two early wickets but maybe that was it for India as the England lower-middle order showed tremendous grit to seal a 99-run first innings lead. At stumps, India were 43 with ten wickets in hand.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | Woakes, Wood and Billings named in England's 15-man squad, Buttler to miss 4th Test

Chris Woakes and Mark Wood have been named in England's squad for the fourth Test against India at The Oval, while Jos Buttler misses out due to the expected arrival of his second child. Kent wicket-keeper Sam Billings has been added to the 15-man squad as cover.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Jonny Bairstow plucks a one-handed stunner to end KL Rahul’s resistance

KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma showed great grit, as India began their second innings trailing by 354 runs on Day 3 of the Headingley Test. Jonny Bairstow however, undid all the hard work put in by Rahul, plucking a one-handed stunner in the slips to give England an opening right at the stroke of lunch.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs IND | England is a ‘two-man’ team, India will win 4-0 or 3-1, quips Gavaskar

After India defeated England by 151 runs in the second Test match at Lord’s, Sunil Gavaskar termed England as “a two-man team”, owing to their over reliance on skipper Joe Root and James Anderson. Gavaskar further predicted that India will win the remaining three matches to take the series 4-0.
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newscricket2 months ago

CA and ECB confirm availability of players for IPL 2021

Cricket Australia and England Cricket Board have cleared the participation of their players for the second leg of IPL in the UAE. As a result of this, the English cricket team will not be touring Pakistan as they will be taking part in the cash-rich league that will be played next month.
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