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newscricket3 days ago

Think England are going to win the World T20, affirms Stuart Broad

In the wake of England’s impressive 2-1 win over Pakistan in the home T20I series, Stuart Broad affirmed that the Three Lions are going to win the World T20, with all bases being covered. He also insisted that England’s fearless nature of cricket will tilt the competition in their favour.
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newscricket25 days ago

ENG vs IND | Anderson and Broad will struggle on dry wickets against India, opines Sunil Gavaskar 

Former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar has asserted that the experienced pace duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad will have their task cut out on some dry wickets this summer in England. England, who lost their last series against New Zealand, are due to play five Tests against India.
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newscricketa month ago

English batsmen’s inexperience showed in New Zealand series but they deserved criticism, says Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad claimed that it was ‘heartbreaking’ for England to be beaten at home after seven years, and reckoned that the loss was down to two factors: the batsmen’s inexperience and the absence of key players. Broad, however, asserted that his side can have no excuses come the India series.
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featurecricketa month ago

ENG vs NZ | Edgbaston Day 2 Talking Points - The Devon Conway show and New Zealand's tail conundrum

Lower-order batting has been the saving grace for England for a while now, and it happened again today with the Mark Wood-Dan Lawrence stand propelling them to 303. But then Devon Conway and Will Young took England by the scruff of their neck and piled misery as the visitors ended on top.
Harshit Anand
featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Lord’s Day 4 Talking Points: Tim Southee’s accuracy and Ollie Pope’s backfiring shuffle

After a rain-curtailed day, the focus was on how well English batsmen’s defence could hold up against the rattling and intimidating New Zealand bowling attack. As it turned out, Tim Southee’s fifer combined with Kyle Jamieson’s three-fer restricted the hosts to 275, for a 1st innings lead of 103.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Stuart Broad forcing Joe Root to take review after ‘ghost-edge’

Stuart Broad and reviews - they come as a package but not a package that you would necessarily buy into if you are an English skipper. However, Joe Root, on the other hand, bought the review package, with the replays suggesting that there was no sort of bat from Devon Conway, leaving Root red-faced.
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newscricket2 months ago

VIDEO | Stuart Broad’s ‘dolly’ drop denies Ollie Robinson’s maiden-fifer

It was destined - Ollie Robinson making his Test debut - in Lord’s, was always going to pick that fifer in the first innings, after his early bowling display. However, to his horror, a simple dolly that seemingly was travelling right into Stuart Broad’s lap was dropped, denying him his first fifer.
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newscricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | England bowlers will have their work cut out on the morning of Day 2, feels Ollie Robinson

England’s Ollie Robinson asserted that the Lord’s wicket was ‘tough’ for the bowlers, owing to the lack of assistance, and insisted that the England seamers will have to be on the money come Day 2. Robinson further felt that the Conway-Nicholls partnership took the day away from England.
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featurecricket2 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Lord’s Day 1 Talking Points: Devon Conway’s breezy debut and Mark Wood's struggle at home

On Wednesday, we saw three debuts - Devon Conway, Ollie Robinson and James Bracey but it was really Conway and Robinson who made their presence felt on the day one. However, barring Conway’s batting, the English bowlers did make a strong comeback after lunch to crawl things back for the hosts.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

Archer’s injury is unfortunate — but England can cope without him in Tests at home

August 14, 2019: Down 1-0 in The Ashes, England decide to unearth the X-factor that they’d held back in the first Test at Edgbaston.
Anirudh Suresh