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newscricket16 days ago

IND vs ENG | Lack of swing from Dukes ball is surprising, says Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood has said that lack of swing from the Dukes ball has surprised him during the ongoing fourth Test match versus England at The Oval. Notably, in overcast conditions, India lost only three wickets and took a handy 171-run lead after overcoming a 99-run first inning deficit on Saturday.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs PAK | Liam Livingstone as a package is very exciting for us, admits Paul Collingwood

On the back of Liam Livingstone’s quick-fire century, England’s caretaker head coach Paul Collingwood described the all-rounder as a very exciting package across the board. Alongside that, he also admitted that the England batting line-up looks very scary and could be daunting for the opposition.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs ENG | Dawid Malan’s impeccable England record no fluke, stresses Paul Collingwood

England assistant coach Paul Collingwood has lent his full support to the misfiring Dawid Malan and has asserted that the southpaw is an exceptional cricketer who happens to be going through a lean run. Malan is in the midst of a torrid series, having been dismissed under thirty thrice.
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newscricketa year ago

Twitter reacts to substitute fielder Liam Livingstone’s screaming acrobatic dive to prevent a boundary

England’s fielding has stepped up a notch since the appointment of Paul Collingwood as the coach but one particular stop that stood out in the third ODI was Liam Livingstone’s screaming dive. Not only did the substitute fielder prevent a boundary but also saved a crucial two runs for his side.
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newscricket2 years ago

NZ vs ENG | Chris Silverwood to fly home mid-way of New Zealand tour

The England and Wales Cricket Board has informed that newly appointed head coach Chris Silverwood will be leaving midway his first assignment following the demise of a family member. Assistant coaches Graham Thorpe and Paul Collingwood will assume the reins of the side for the remainder of the tour.
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newscricket2 years ago

Job number one is helping Joe Root, says Chris Silverwood

England’s newly appointed head coach Chris Silverwood believes that one of the most important jobs to do at the moment is to increase the confidence of Joe Root. England’s Test captain lately has been under scrutiny with many doubting his captaincy post their Ashes debacle in home conditions.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter goes gaga over Sheldon Cottrell's world class catch to dismiss Steve Smith

Not more than a week ago, Ben Stokes took a world class catch which stunned everyone. Today, Sheldon Cottrell took a catch which rivalled Stokes' efforts and everyone in the stadium was captivated by it and the Twitterati were in the same boat as they showered Cottrell with praise.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Paul Collingwood forced to take the field in warm-up match

Paul Collingwood took the field against Australia in the hosts’ final warm-up game ahead the start of the ICC World Cup 2019 after Mark Wood and Jofra Archer suffered injury scares. England’s Joe Root, who was rested for the match, was also compelled to come onto the pitch on Saturday.
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newscricket2 years ago

Paul Collingwood picks Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar his all-time Test XI

Former England captain Paul Collingwood recently revealed his all-time playing XI which included the likes of Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne. However, the most surprising inclusion is definitely that of current English all-rounder Ben Stokes at number eight in the line-up.
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newscricket3 years ago

Jonty Rhodes names Suresh Raina as the best fielder in modern era

Jonty Rhodes, widely regarded as one of the finest fielders to have ever played cricket, has claimed that Suresh Raina is the best fielder according to him in modern-day cricket. The former South African cricketer has put together a list of top five fielders whom he thinks has impressed as fielders.
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