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newscricket5 days ago

IPL 2021 Playoffs | Jos Buttler has the character and personality to captain Virat Kohli and RCB, opines Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan opines that Jos Buttler has the character and personality to captain the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Virat Kohli. Vaughan added that Buttler has the skills to replicate the captaincy and cool of MS Dhoni and hence can be a good choice to lead RCB from season onwards.
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newscricket8 days ago

Ashes 2021-22 | No Ben Stokes, Sam Curran in England's 17-member Ashes squad

England head coach Chris Silverwood on Sunday announced a 17-player squad for the Ashes series in Australia, beginning December 8. Ben Stokes, who has taken an indefinite break from cricket, was not available for selection, while Sam Curran too, failed to make the cut due to stress fracture injury.
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newscricket12 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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newscricket14 days ago

India and West Indies main rivals in England's T20 World Cup bid, proclaims Jos Buttler

England star Jos Buttler has pinpointed India and West Indies as two main threats for his team during the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 in the UAE and Oman. England have been placed in Group 1 of Super 12 stage alongside Australia, South Africa, West Indies and 2 teams from qualifying stage.
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newscricket18 days ago

Ashes 2021 | Wouldn’t be comfortable playing the Ashes without seeing my family, insists Jos Buttler

England vice-captain Jos Buttler has insisted that he won’t be participating in the Ashes 2021 in Australia if his family isn't allowed to join him for the series. The five-match Test series is doubtful due to players expressing their restraint against the COVID-19 restrictions in place Down Under.
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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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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | Final Test match is a must-win game for England, attests Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has stated that the final Test match between India and England in Manchester is a must-win game for England. Butler further added that the hosts are familiar with the conditions in Manchester as they have recently battled against Pakistan and West Indies at the same venue.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | Buttler, Leach return to England squad for fifth Test against India

England have included Jos Buttler and Jack Leach in their 16-member squad for the fifth and final Test against India at Old Trafford, Manchester, beginning Friday, September 10. The hosts currently trail 1-2 in the series, having gone down by 157 runs in the fourth Test at The Oval.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs ENG | England should learn from Jasprit Bumrah's ability to recognize the key moment, opines Joe Root

After England lost to India by 157 runs in the fourth Test at The Oval, Joe Root has stated that his team should learn from Jasprit Bumrah, who struck crucial blows on the final day. Root further added that India seized every opportunity they had to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
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