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newscricket10 days ago

England to host India for ODI and T20I series in 2022

India will return to England for three-match T20I and ODI series each next year, as confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday, September 8. England will also host current World Test Championship holders New Zealand and South Africa during the three and a half-month season.
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newscricket3 months ago

New Zealand have the best bowling attack for a while, reckons Shane Jurgensen

New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen has hailed the Kiwi bowling attack that comprises of Southee, Boult, Wagner, and Jamieson as the best in the world. Senior Kiwi pacer Tim Southee also feels that the present attack is like never seen before in New Zealand cricket given the depth.
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newscricket3 months ago

WTC Final | New Zealand will have an edge; hype around the game missing, insists Sachin Tendulkar 

Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has stated that New Zealand will enter the WTC final with an edge over India and also reckoned that the hype around the game is missing. He also added that continuity is lacking ahead of the finals, which isn't the case in the white-ball ICC events.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Pretty special to win series in England, expresses Devon Conway 

Devon Conway, who emerged as one of the stars from the series, stated that it's a special feeling to win a Test series in England and also expressed his excitement for the WTC final. He also added that he just trusted his process in the middle and tried playing one ball at a time.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Can't have as poor a session as we had with the bat yesterday, rues Joe Root 

Losing skipper Joe Root stated that a team can't have as poor a session as England had with the bat post-tea on day three of the Edgbaston Test. He also added that their failures shouldn't push them to look at things too technically, rather they need to focus on becoming resilient.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | We had a strong side for long time, so was just enjoying my role, asserts Matt Henry

Matt Henry, who had an outstanding game at Edgbaston, stated that New Zealand have a strong side, so he enjoys whatever role his team wants him to play. He also added that it was a wicket where wickets needed to be taken with the new ball as it was a quicker deck in the 2nd Test.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Edgbaston Day 4 - New Zealand bulldoze England to clinch historic Test series win

Six changes to the side, poor history at Edgbaston, a team without Kane Williamson and Tim Southee, and not many gave New Zealand a chance to win the game, but they flipped the narrative and how. Not only New Zealand won the game and the series, but they literally buried England into the ground.
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newscricket3 months ago

ENG vs NZ | Zak Crawley’s scrambled brain is resulting in his own undoing, opines Nasser Hussain

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain described Zak Crawley’s state of mind a ‘scrambled brain’ and opined that the youngster’s struggles are not technical, but purely mental. Post his 267 in Southampton, Crawley has averaged 9.63 in Test cricket, getting dismissed in single digits nine times.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs ENG | Certain that England will have conditions that suit their bowlers, claims Tymal Mills 

England fast bowler Tymal Mills has suggested that the wickets in the home series against India will be such that they suit the likes of James Anderson and Stuart Broad. He also added that winning the ongoing Test series against New Zealand will serve as a confidence booster for the home side.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dom Bess added to England squad for Edgbaston Test

Off-spinner Dominic Bess has been included in England’s squad for the second Test against New Zealand to be played at Edgbaston, Birmingham, starting June 10. England head coach Chris Silverwood has described Bess' inclusion as a backup in case of injury or Covid emergency.
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