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newscricket7 days ago

SA vs ENG | It wasn’t a spat with Stokes, just two blokes trying to get England to better place, reveals Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad has finally revealed what exactly went down between and Ben Stokes, during the first Test in Centurion, stating it was only two teammates trying to take their team to a better position. An on-field spat between the vice-captain and the veteran pacer had soured the proceedings of Day 3.
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newscricket18 days 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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newscricket20 days ago

SA vs ENG | Have to back both Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow, admits Chris Silverwood

Chris Silverwood suggested that the board will have to back both Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow in the national team, while also pointing that neither of Stuart Broad and James Anderson would be automatic starters. Silverwood did admit that one of the two spinners would get a chance in the series.
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newscricket21 days ago

SA vs ENG | Dominic Sibley adds to list of sick players in South Africa

England opener Dominic Sibley became the latest to fall sick in South Africa, adding to the long list of players to have fallen sick on the tour. England and Wales Cricket Board on Monday has confirmed about the opener to have been hit by “sickness bug” who scored 4 and 29 in the first Test.
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newscricket21 days ago

Virat Kohli named skipper in Ricky Ponting’s decade Test XI

Ricky Ponting has named the Indian skipper Virat Kohli as his team of the decade skipper ahead of some the Aussies counter-parts. Further, Ponting included four English players, three Aussies, Kane Williamson, Kumar Sangakkara and Dale Steyn in his XI with the exclusion of some of the big names.
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newscricket22 days ago

SA vs ENG | Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes get involved in a spat on Day 3

After a wave of illness put captain Joe Root and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler down, a heated argument between Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes further soured the proceedings on Day 3 for the first Test. While the reason behind the spat between the two teammates was unclear, it sure did go on for some time.
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featurecricketa month ago

SportsCafe’s Top bowling performances of the decade

This decade, graced with some incredible moments on the field, has been extremely special to every sports fan. And we, the editorial team at SportsCafe, have handpicked some incredible bowling performances that made us roar like Dale Steyn and had Mitchell Starc's broad smile reflect on ours.
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newscricketa month ago

SA vs ENG | Frustrated by the flu but players selected need to be ready to go, states Joe Root

Joe Root has been rendered helpless with big names of the side sick due to a flu outbreak in the English camp ahead of the series opener. The flu has affected Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes and Jack Leach, while Ben Stokes’ participation is in doubt as his father was hospitalized.
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newscricketa month ago

SA v ENG | Happy to take Stuart Broad's word on his fitness, states Chris Silverwood

England coach Chris Silverwood is willing to play Stuart Broad in the first Test against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Thursday after the bowler deemed himself fit. Broad bowled at full pace in the nets on Monday, ahead of the four-match series against the Proteas.
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newscricketa month ago

SA vs ENG | Will have to make some very shrewd decisions, asserts Joe Root

Joe Root has said that he will have to take some shrewd decision ahead of the first Test after vital players of his team were hit by sickness-bug in South Africa. Stuart Broad, Jack Leach and Jofra Archer complained about having “flu-like” symptoms that forced them out of a practice match.
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