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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Jack Leach ruled out of Lord's Test, Matt Parkinson to make debut as concussion replacement

In an unfortunate incident in the first Test between England and New Zealand, spinner Jack Leach was ruled out of the game due to a concussion after his fielding efforts at the boundary. Matt Parkinson will be the concussion replacement for him and will also make his Test debut against New Zealand.
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newscricket3 months ago

Watch | Lancashire spinner Matt Parkinson's beautiful ball that will remind you of Shane Warne

Shane Warne was one of the greatest leg-spinners to have ever graced the game and during his career, bowled many balls which completely bamboozled batters and left the fans who were watching the game in awe. Lancashire spinner Mat Parkinson bowled a lovely delivery that reminded fans of Shane Warne.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | Bring in ‘The Beast’ Livingstone, leave out ‘bits-and-pieces’ Curran at The Oval, suggests Warne

Shane Warne has called for England to call up Liam Livingstone for the fourth Test against India at The Oval. He further stated that Sam Curran could lose his place in the side for a more specialist option in Saqib Mahmood, Jack Leach or Mark Parkinson, depending on the conditions.
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newscricketa year ago

Ben Stokes labels Old Trafford wicket ‘horrific’; Jos Buttler disagrees and says batters need to swallow ego

Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler had contrasting views about the Old Trafford wicket at The Hundred on Sunday as while Stokes took to Twitter to label it ‘horrific’, Buttler stressed that it’s a batter’s responsibility to adapt. On a used wicket, the double-header at Old Trafford saw spin dominate.
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newscricketa year ago

England could hand Parkinson Test debut against India with Ashes in mind, feels Shane Warne

Shane Warne has earmarked Matt Parkinson as a potential Ashes bolter and believes England could hand the youngster a Test cap against India to blood him in the longest format. The legendary leg-spinner claimed that he was mighty impressed with the Lancashire man, terming him ‘exciting’.
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newscricketa year ago

Ian Chappell calls for England to pick Dawid Malan and James Vince in the Ashes

Ian Chappell has suggested England to include Dawid Malan and James Vince in their Ashes squad that will tour Australia later this year, citing their experience in the last tour as one of the reasons for their selection. Chappell also criticised Australia for not developing their bench strength.
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featurecricketa year ago

From Phil Salt’s A to Ben Stokes’ C: Grading English players who featured in the Pakistan ODIs

England might have hastily assembled a ‘C’ team for the ODIs against Pakistan, but most of them emerged on the other side with flying colors, registering an ‘A’ next to their name.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs PAK | Seniors return for T20Is; Gregory, Mahmood and Parkinson retain their places

The ECB have named a 16-man squad for the three-match T20I series, and the squad sees the return of all senior members, who had to miss the ODI series due to a Covid outbreak within the camp. Meanwhile, Lewis Gregory, Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson have also been included in the squad.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Matt Parkinson bowls ‘biggest spinning ball in ODI history’ to bamboozle Imam-ul-Haq

Matt Parkinson has been labelled by many as the best young leg-spinner in the world, and on Tuesday he produced a worldie that justified those claims. Parkinson bowled Imam with a peach that turned 12.1°, which according to CricViz is the biggest spinning ball to ever take a wicket in ODI history.
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newscricket3 years ago

Reports | Injured Jofra Archer doubtful for Cape Town Test

Jofra Archer has emerged as an injury doubt for England's second Test in South Africa, having only bowled an over during training on Wednesday due to a sore elbow. Archer, who took six wickets in the first Test, is likely to be replaced by a spinner given that the pitch is expected to be dry. 
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