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newscricket2 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar was reason I started playing cricket, reveals Hanuma Vihari

Indian right-hand batsman Hanuma Vihari says Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was the reason he started playing cricket and revealed that he used to cry and unplug the TV when the master blaster got out. Vihari made his Test debut for India at the Oval in the autumn of 2018 against England.
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newscricket6 days ago

Stuart Broad, Harry Gurney convert pub into delivery services

England pacers Stuart Broad and Harry Gurney have re-opened one of the pubs they own together since 2016 and have done so under its new guise as a takeaway and a village shop. This helps them keep some kind of revenue stream allowing to pay their staff during this global covid-19 pandemic.
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newscricket14 days ago

SL vs ENG | ECB’s decision to postpone tour ‘tough but necessary’, asserts Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad is of the opinion that the England and Wales Cricket Board’s decision to postpone the Sri Lanka tour was a wise one and has upheld the board’s policy of keeping the players first. The England team, including Broad, were in Sri Lanka already when the coronavirus outbreak took over.
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newscricket2 months ago

SA vs ENG | Stuart Broad fined 15% of match fee for ‘audible obscenity’

England’s Stuart Broad was on the receiving end of a 15% match fee fine after his spat in the middle with South African skipper Faf du Plessis during the home side’s second innings in Johannesburg. One demerit point has been added to the pacer’s disciplinary record, his second in 24 months.
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newscricket2 months ago

SA vs ENG | On-field incident with Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler just standing up to opponents, insists Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis said that the incident involving Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad was just a case of him standing up to opponents. The said incident took place on Day 4 of the fourth and final Test, being held at the Wanderer’s Stadium in Johannesburg, when the South Africa captain bumped into Buttler.
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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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