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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs SL | George Garton gets maiden call-up for Sri Lanka ODIs; Olly Stone ruled out of season

Left-arm pacer George Garton has earned a call-up for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, while promising Olly Stone has been ruled out of the summer with a stress fracture. Barring Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes, all the other English stars were named in the squad on Saturday.
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featurecricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Edgbaston Day 3 Talking Points - Ross Taylor's mojo, Wood-Stone's pace and Pope's flattery

It was yet another day where England's toothless batting was exposed, battered and bruised by a superior bowling unit which ran riot. New Zealand made their intentions clear in the first hour with Ross Taylor's counter-attacking knock, that they will bulldoze the hosts, and they did not look back.
Harshit Anand
newscricket4 months ago

Long term goal would be to feature in the Ashes Down Under, admits Olly Stone

Olly Stone, who made his comeback in the Chennai Test against India, has admitted that he is looking forward to claiming his place in England’s Ashes squad this year. While admitting that the pitches in India were tough for pacers, he added that it was a learning curve for him to be on the money.
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featurecricket6 months ago

Key takeaways from England’s loss ft. Rory Burns, Dom Bess, Jonny Bairstow and Stone-Archer-Wood

England took a lead in the series, in Chennai, in the rather most convincing of manners but since then, not only failed to performed but did not even arrive at the venue in the first place. And that obviously, has the whole world talking about where they would go from hereon!
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 years ago

Jonny Bairstow to join James Anderson, Mark Wood in South Africa training camp

Jonny Bairstow, who had forgettable run in the 2019 Ashes, will be joining teammates James Anderson and Mark Wood at a training camp in South Africa. The two bowlers have been in rehabilitation due to their injuries and will be aiming to return to the English Test squad in December.
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newscricket2 years ago

Olly Stone ruled out of entire season with stress fracture

England pacer Olly Stone has been ruled out of the rest of the season after a recurrence of the partial stress fracture to his left lower back. The 25-year-old originally picked up the injury on the tour of the West Indies early this year and subsequently missed the Ashes as well.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ashes 2019 | Jack Leach, Jofra Archer recieve call-up for Lord's Test; Moeen Ali dropped

In a bid to revive their sagging fortunes, England have dropped Moeen Ali and recalled Somerset spinner Jack Leach into a 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test in Lord's. Meanwhile, Jofra Archer, who massively impressed in the second division game for Surrey, has also been added to the team.
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newscricket2 years ago

Olly Stone ruled out for two weeks with recurring back injury

England pacer Olly Stone suffered an injury while training and has been sidelined for at least the next two matches of the ongoing Ashes series against Australia. The youngster had a chance to play in the next match against Australia but the blow has effectively ended any such hopes of his.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ashes 2019 | James Anderson ruled out of Lord's Test with calf injury

England speedster James Anderson has been ruled out of the second Ashes Test at Lord's, after re-injuring his calf in the first match at Edgbaston. After being declared fit to play the first match, Anderson went off the field after just bowling four overs in the first innings of the game.
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