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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs SL | Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson and David Willey make T20I returns

The ECB have named a 16-man squad for the T20I series against Sri Lanka and have handed call-ups to the trio of Chris Woakes, Liam Dawson and David Willey, all of whom have not played a T20I in over two years. Meanwhile, the squad sees the inclusion of all IPL stars barring Stokes and Archer.
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featurecricketa year ago

Moeen Ali’s identity crisis doing no good to England’s post-World Cup march

On the back of England’s win in the first two ODIs, two young cricketers, Tom Banton and Sam Billings, spoke about the competitive nature of the English white-ball side and how it’s the toughest in the world to get into. Moeen Ali’s free run in the side, however, contradicts that very statement.
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newscricket2 years ago

Kumar Sangakkara to lead MCC's 12-man squad for Pakistan tour

Kumar Sangakkara will lead a strong 12-man MCC squad which will be touring Pakistan for a T20 series. The team, which boasts of experienced names like Ravi Bopara and Will Rhodes, will also have three additional players from the PSL representing the club in the course of the tour.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Eoin Morgan holds key to final changes in squad, says Trevor Bayliss

England head coach Trevor Bayliss has stated that the skipper Eoin Morgan holds the key to final changes from the preliminary squad for the upcoming World Cup. The skipper has a lot of choices in front of him in Jofra Archer, David Willey, Liam Dawson and Joe Denly for the spot of a bowler.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Liam Dawson to replace Joe Denly in England’s 15-man squad

Left-arm spinner Liam Dawson, who had last played an ODI in October 2018, is set to be named in England’s 15-member squad for the World Cup and will replace Joe Denly. Dawson has 18 wickets and 271 runs to his name in the nine Royal London One-Day Cup matches for Hampshire.
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newscricket5 years ago

Twitter reacts to Karun Nair's incredible 300, England fans go into a meltdown

In only his third Test, Karun Nair, out of nowhere, went on to score a brilliant triple-century taking the England bowlers apart and took India to the highest-ever Test total. With the visiting bowlers reduced to mere spectators, their fans took out their anger by trolling Alastair Cook and Co.
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newscricket5 years ago

It will be a difficult day for bowlers, says Liam Dawson

England's Liam Dawson has felt that the pitch at Chepauk Stadium will pose difficulties for the bowlers to get wickets on the third day. The limited-overs specialist also expressed satisfaction over scoring an impressive fifty on his Test debut in the fifth Test at Chennai against India.
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reportcricket5 years ago

India vs England | India face uphill task after England post massive total

Starting day 2 of the Chennai Test at 284/4, the English batsmen piled on 172 more runs with debutant Liam Dawson and Adil Rashid scoring half-centuries to undo the early blows delivered by the Indian bowlers. In reply, India ended the day at 60/0  after some cautious play by their openers.
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newscricket5 years ago

England's new recruit Liam Dawson raring to go up against Indian batsmen

Spin-bowling all-rounder Liam Dawson, who was called upon by England to replace injured Zafar Ansari for the fourth Test, has admitted that it would be a challenge to bowl to the Indian batsmen. The limited-overs specialist also expressed surprise after receiving his first Test call-up.
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