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newscricket20 days ago

Shoaib Akhtar smirked at me on debut and said he was going to kill me, recalls Liam Plunkett

English pacer Liam Plunkett, who made his Test debut against Pakistan in 2005, recalled an interesting incident when his former Durham teammate Shoaib Akhtar promised to ‘kill him’ when he came out to bat. Plunkett revealed that he was scared for his life to face a quick, fired-up Akhtar.
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newscricketa month ago

Would be nice to get involved with USA cricket after England snub, reveals Liam Plunkett

Liam Plunkett has quipped that it would be nice if he could get involved with the USA national cricket team after he was not given a new contract by the ECB. Plunkett also admitted that it is an opportunity for him to once again play at the highest level, something he is looking forward to.
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newscricket3 months ago

England axe irrelevant amidst pandemic scare, admits Liam Plunkett

England pacer Liam Plunkett, who was controversially not offered a central contract by the ECB after his World Cup heroics, has stated that the England axe is his least of concerns in these testing times. Plunkett further believes that Cricket will be a ‘spectacle’ once normalcy is restored.
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featurecricket6 months ago

Decade’s Lost and Found | Cricket’s waltz back to its old lover

As a 90s kid, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing a better part of the ‘golden era’ in cricket. While I still miss the magnificence of a certain Ricky Ponting or a Glenn McGrath, a Sachin Tendulkar or a Brian Lara, I’ve got to admit the new era has been far from disappointing.
Sritama Panda
newscricketa year ago

Deep down, I always knew we would win the World Cup, reveals Liam Plunkett

Liam Plunkett has claimed that he always knew the ICC World Cup trophy was England’s to win as the three lions were put in a tough spot as New Zealand lost in the final by the smallest margins. Plunkett also revealed the role that England captain Eoin Morgan had during a tough time in his career.
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featurecricketa year ago

Beyond emotions and heartbreak, Lord’s final means much more for sport than an all-time epic

The 2019 World Cup final had it all - it had drama, it had heartbreak, and was a stirring reminder of why we watch the sport in the first place. The last one hour had enough elements to make it the “greatest World Cup match of all-time” and had the potential to tap into a whole new audience.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa year ago

ENG vs NZ | Takeaways – Ben Stokes historic outing and New Zealand incredible adaptability

If the last ball of the match was not enough, this final went down to the final over where England just managed to emerge victorious on the back of number of boundaries hit in the innings. Ben Stokes produced a match-winning knock to ensure England stayed alive in the hunt till the end.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 Final | How and where can New Zealand beat England

Against all odds, New Zealand now find themselves in the World Cup final, and all that stands between them and glory is the mighty English team. England might be firm favorites heading into this encounter, but make no mistake, the Kiwis are here to make history of their own at Lord’s on Sunday.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | England’s predicted XI for the final against New Zealand

England have finally managed to live up to the expectations and made it to the finals after 27 long years. After a potential knockout threat, England have beaten best of the teams on a trot and are now looking in ominous form, which should infuse immense fear in the minds of opposition.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa year ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | This England team a different sort of animal compared to previous ones, states Liam Plunkett

Liam Plunkett has cautioned Australia of the threat that his team presents stating that the present side has the required talent and desire to win unlike some teams from the past. He further stated that the players are confident of going all the way and revealed what it means for him personally.
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