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WI vs PAK | Dropped catches cost us the game, rues Babar Azam

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam admitted that missed opportunities in the field cost his side dearly, after they went down to West Indies by just one wicket in the thrilling first Test in Jamaica. The 26-year-old, however, praised his bowlers for putting up a great fight while defending a low score.
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‘Patience, self-belief and positivity’ - Roach reveals his mantra during the thrilling Jamaica finish

Kemar Roach, who guided West Indies in a thrilling one-wicket win over Pakistan in Jamaica, talked through his crucial last-wicket partnership with young Jayden Seales. The pair added 17 runs in three overs to take the hosts over the line, after they had collectively bagged 13 wickets in the game.
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featurecricketa year ago

Picking the brains of Roach and Gabriel during England tour was invaluable, reveals Chemar Holder

St Lucia Zouks star Chemar Holder has revealed that he cherished the time spent in the bio-bubble with the experienced Windies trio of Roach, Gabriel and Holder, who, according to the youngster, provided some invaluable insight. Holder, in an exclusive chat, further spoke about his goals for CPL.
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ENG vs WI | Old Trafford Day 2 Talking Points - West Indies too 'hope' ful on Campbell and England’s swanky ol’ Broadway

While Jos Buttler and Ollie Pope were sent back early on Day 2, a fantabulous half-century from Stuart Broad propelled the home side to a big total of 369 following their first innings. On the other end, pacer trio of Archer, Broad and Anderson reduced Windies to 137/6 after Day 2.
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England vs West Indies | Predictions for Day 2 for third Test at Old Trafford

What a mixed bag day cricket it was! Staying true to the fundamentals of red-ball values, Windies tried to dominate right from the outset, but England made a fantastic return on the back of a Pope-Buttler partnership towards the best. Now it seems like we are in for a long haul in Old Trafford.
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ENG vs WI | Old Trafford Day 1 Talking Points - Back to Gabriel, Joe Root’s trusted Pope and Buttler’s career-saving innings

After being put to bat, England faltered and fell hard during the first two sessions, where they lost four wickets before an incredible partnership between Ollie Pope and Jos Buttler grouped them back together. From the other end, only Kemar Roach was successful as he picked his 199th Test wicket.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | West Indies finally find the 'Roach' way to send Ben Stokes packing

After facing the wrath of Ben Stokes in the second Test at Old Trafford, where he scored a 356-ball 176 and a 57-ball 78, West Indies finally dialled in Kemar Roach’s number to dismiss the English all-rounder. Roach, himself coming off a bad patch of form finally found himself in the right groove.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Kemar Roach copies Stuart Broad's ‘celebrappeal’ in an agressive manner following Sibley dismissal

Following a dry patch in his bowling spell, Kemar Roach finally struck to catch Dom Sibley right in-front and unleashed a celebrappeal, followed by a wild roar with skipper Jason Holder. On the other hand, England were reduced early on in the innings after opting to bench Zak Crawley from the XI.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to Ollie Pope producing extraordinary self-assisted one-handed stunner to hand England victory

For the second day running, England’s Ollie Pope took an otherworldly catch at forward short-leg, but this one ended up helping England level the series. After Kemar Roach flicked the ball at pace towards him, Pope first tapped the ball in the air, before diving forward to complete a stunning catch.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Ben Stokes hits monster six off Kemar Roach that almost shatters pavilion glass

Having been sent out to open the batting in the second innings to get quick runs, Ben Stokes was not messing around on the morning of Day 5. On just the fifth ball of the day, the southpaw stepped down the track and hit a monster six off Kemar Roach that almost shattered the pavilion glass.
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