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newscricketa day ago

SA vs ENG | England need to maximize South Africa and India tour for the World Cup, states Eoin Morgan

After gaining an unassailable lead in the series, Eoin Morgan has stated that England needs to maximize on the rest of South Africa and the India series for their World Cup plans. He also heaped praises on Dawid Malan and Adil Rashid for putting up their hands when the team required.
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newscricket2 days ago

SA vs ENG | Feel I have taken my game to another level after IPL stint with CSK, reckons Sam Curran

After his 3/28 in the first T20I, Sam Curran has reckoned that he has taken his game to another level after his IPL stint with Chennai Super Kings in 2020. He also added that it is a great responsibility to take the new ball for England and was glad about his performance in the first six overs.
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newscricket5 days ago

ENG vs IND | India would be a good test for England as a team, opines Joe Root

Well ahead of the planned series against India, Joe Root has opined that it would be the ultimate test for the national team in tough and challenging conditions to come away with a victory. He also revealed that he’s made a few changes to his batting which would help him play across all formats.
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newscricket12 days ago

ENG vs SA | South Africa player tests positive for Covid-19

An undisclosed player and two other ‘close contacts based on the risk assessment undertaken by the medical team’ have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of South Africa’s home series against England. The CSA release clarified that all three of them are asymptomatic and have been kept in isolation.
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newscricket13 days ago

India to kick-start five-Test series with England in 2021 on August 4

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have unveiled plans for the summer of 2021 and have confirmed that team India will headline the blockbuster period with a five-Test series. The ECB also confirmed that Sri Lanka and Pakistan will tour the country for limited-overs matches next year.
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newscricket13 days ago

Historic tour confirmed as England set to visit Pakistan for first time since 2005

The PCB and the ECB have confirmed that England, for the first time in 16 years, will tour Pakistan for a two-match T20I series in October 2021. The historic England tour comes on the back of Pakistan visiting England earlier this year in the midst of a pandemic to play Tests and T20Is.
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newscricket14 days ago

Will push us as a country to be exposed to the franchise tournaments, points Jos Buttler 

Jos Buttler has pointed out that English players have been in high demand in T20 tournaments around the world and this will help England move ahead as a nation. He added that for the T20 World Cup, the England team needs follow a similar approach to that of their 50-over World Cup triumph.
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newscricket14 days ago

Reports | England’s tour to Pakistan postponed until the end of 2021

With England’s series against Sri Lanka and India scheduled for the early part of 2021, ESPNCricinfo has reported that England’s proposed tour against Pakistan is postponed till the end of 2021. The reports also added that players’ unavailability is the biggest reason for the postponement.
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newscricket15 days ago

SA vs ENG | Quinton de Kock is one of my favourite players in the world at the moment, expresses Jos Buttler

Ahead of the South Africa tour, Jos Buttler has expressed that Quinton de Kock is his favourite player in the world and he enjoys how the wicket-keeper views the game. He added that winning the series is their ultimate aim but they also want to work towards building the team for the World Cup. 
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newscricket16 days ago

Reports | World Test Championship finalists set to be decided by percentage of points earned

The two finalists of the ongoing, inaugural World Test Championship are said to be decided by the ‘Percentage of Points earned’, with the ICC said to have ruled out the option of splitting points for 'cancelled series’. The Chief Executives' Committee is expected to give final approval next week.
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