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newscricket8 months ago

Ashes 2021-22 | ‘All of a sudden there’s a batsmen v bowlers divide’ – Steve Harmison reacts to Joe Root criticizing bowlers

Steve Harmison feels that there arises a situation of a ‘batsmen vs bowlers’ divide, when the captain criticizes his bowlers, after Joe Root stated that his bowlers needed to bowl full and be brave following England’s defeat in Adelaide. The third Test begins on December 26 in Melbourne.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs SA | India have a huge pool of talent and it is getting bigger and bigger, opines Steve Harmison

Former England cricketer Steve Harmison said that India have a huge pool of talent and it is getting bigger after their recent victory against New Zealand by 1-0 in the Test series. India will tour South Africa for a three-match Test series, that starts from December 26 with the Centurion Test.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs SA | Wouldn’t be surprised if Ravichandran Ashwin doesn’t play in South Africa Tests, says Steve Harmison

Steve Harmison says that he’s uncertain whether Ravichandran Ashwin will feature in India’s XI against South Africa, given the unpredictability in Virat Kohli’s team selections. He also called for Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer’s inclusion ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs NZ | It is time for India to drop Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara from playing XI, says Steve Harmison

Former England pacer, Steve Harmison has stated that it is time for India to drop Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara from the playing XI. Harmison further reckoned that Team India should include Suryakumar Yadav and Mohammed Siraj in the team combination for the second Test match in Mumbai.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs ENG | Have got a feeling that James Anderson will retire after 5th Test, predicts Steve Harmison

Former England pacer Steve Harmison has predicted that James Anderson might retire from international cricket after the fifth and final Test against India at the Old Trafford. Notably, Old Trafford is also the home ground of Anderson, the fast bowler with most wickets in Test cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | ‘Malan at 3, Pope at 5, Moeen at 8’ – Harmison calls for a batting-heavy England XI at Headingley

Steve Harmison thinks that England should try and strengthen their batting with the inclusion of Dawid Malan and Ollie Pope in their XI for the third Test against India at Headingley. As for the seam attack, Harmison put Craig Overton ahead of Saqib Mahmood in his team, as Mark Wood’s replacement.
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newscricketa year ago

Our sports stars are like caged animals, watching cricket is like going to a zoo, fumes Steve Harmison

Steve Harmison, post-Ben Stokes’ decision to take a break, has raged and stated that English sports stars are like caged animals and compared watching cricket to going to a zoo. Harmison also batted for the postponement of The Ashes, calling for flexibility in the scheduling of cricket events.
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newscricketa year ago

Want to get back into England Test side and win the Ashes Down Under, states Craig Overton

Somerset seamer Craig Overton, who featured in the 2019 Ashes, has asserted that he is itching to get back into the England Test side and is keen to help the Three Lions win the Ashes Down Under. With 32 wickets in 5 games, Overton is currently the highest wicket-taker in the ongoing County season.
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newscricketa year ago

ENG vs IND | England threw Dom Bess under the bus the moment they ‘asked’ Moeen Ali to stay, feels Steve Harmison

Former English pacer Steve Harmison opined that England ‘chucked Dom Bess under the bus’ the moment they asked Moeen Ali if he could stay, making the youngster feel that he was not important. Bess endured a torrid time with the ball on Day 2, and Harmison said that he felt sorry for the 23-year-old.
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newscricket3 years ago

Ashes 2019 | Steve Smith is a cheat, and he will take that tag with him to the grave, says Steve Harmison

Former England pacer Steve Harmison feels that irrespective of his incredible feats, Australia's Steve Smith will be remembered as a 'cheat' till his death for the infamous Cape Town ball-tampering scandal. Smith has scored 671 runs in five innings so far in the series at an average of 134.2.
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