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Pietersen left out of England Test squad for India tour


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen's name was missing from the English squad for India tour that was announced by the selectors Tuesday, who looked to the future with ... Read more...

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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket


August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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Promising cricketer Tom Maynarda’s body found on rail tracks


June 19th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Tom Maynard, a promising young Surrey batsman has been found dead on the tracks of the District Line in south London after a police chase.His body ... Read more...

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ECB fines Kevin Pietersen for Twitter outburst


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England's star batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen was fined by the team management for his Twitter outburst against ex-cricketer and Sky commentator Nick Knight, the ... Read more...

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Flower backs out-of-sorts Strauss on eve of squad announcement


May 13th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS/CMC) England coach Andy Flower has given out-of-form captain Andrew Strauss a vote of confidence on the eve of the announcement of the squad to face West Indies ... Read more...

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Graham Onions may walk into first Test team


January 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Graham Onions, called in following an elbow injury to Tim Bresnan, may walk into the England team for the first cricket Test against Pakistan if he ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Flower caught in war of words


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and England coach Andy Flower are caught in a war of words on the spirit with which the current ODI cricket ... Read more...

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Bresnan fined for showing dissent against umpires in Mohali


October 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 21 (IANS) England fast bowler Tim Bresnan was fined 7.5 percent of his match fees for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the third ... Read more...

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Flower slams timing of Swann’s autobiography


October 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) England team director Andy Flower has slammed spinner Graeme Swann for the poor timing of his autobiography "The Breaks Are Off" which is being serialised ... Read more...

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IPL auction: English cricketers to be most sought after


October 9th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The English cricketers' dominating performance against India is going to raise their profiles in the next seasons' Indian Premier League (IPL) auction with at least five ... Read more...

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England will stay No.1 for a long time: Harminson


October 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Steve Harmison feels the current side will reign at the top of world cricket for years.Harmison, alongwith Andrew Flintoff, Marcus ­Trescothick and ... Read more...

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A fit Samit Patel raring to go


October 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Having overcome fitness problems which kept him out of England team for two-and-a-half years, Samit Rohit Patel is raring to go in the five-match One-day series ... Read more...

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Strauss, Flower receive OBEs


October 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Test skipper Andrew Strauss and head coach Andy Flower received OBEs at Windsor Castle for guiding England to an Ashes victory in Australia last winter.Strauss and ... Read more...

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England yet to know about their warm-up game opponents


October 5th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) The England cricket team, which arrived in Hyderabad Tuesday for the five-match One-day International (ODI) series against India, are yet to know who their opponents for ... Read more...

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Three different skippers will prove beneficial: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England cricket head coach Andy Flower feels the policy of three different captains for three formats can prove beneficial for the team in the future keeping ... Read more...

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Cook an excellent leader: Flower


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England head coach Andy Flower feels the maturity of their One-day side's skipper Alastair Cook will prove vital to team's success in the forthcoming series against ... Read more...

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Gibson remains buoyant ahead of T20I in England


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies got down to business Wednesday with their first training session ahead of the two Twenty20 International against England this weekend at The Oval.Coach Ottis Gibson ... Read more...

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Flower asks his players to stay hungry or drop out


September 19th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has warned his top cricket players that they may lose their places to new players unless they stay hungry. "If people aren't ... Read more...

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We haven’t played well in the last two ODIs: Cook


September 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 15 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook admitted that his team didn't play well in the last two one-day internationals and challenged his team to end the series against ... Read more...

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Gooch to be England’s full-time batting coach


September 6th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Graham Gooch is set to become England's full-time batting coach after a two-year stint with the team on a consultancy basis.Gooch, a former England captain, was ... Read more...

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We defeated a very good India side, says Flower


August 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower insisted his team's convincing 4-0 win over India in the Test series came against a very good visiting side and his boys ... Read more...

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England’s top order batting is the key: Willis


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Bob Willis has said the current side's fantastic run in Test cricket was possible because of the solid performance of the top ... Read more...

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Feels sensational to claim No.1 spot: Flower


August 18th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower says that getting to the No.1 spot in Tests was a goal that spurred the whole team against India."It feels simply sensational ... Read more...

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England to call former cricketers for World No.1 celebrations


August 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England will invite all the players involved in their journey to the top of Test cricket to attend the celebrations of their feat on the final ... Read more...

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South African bowling coach Donald plans to topple England


August 17th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) South African bowling great Allan Donald, now his country's bowling coach, is confident of toppling England from the No.1 Test spot.Donald was England's fast bowling coach ... Read more...

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Vaughan wants England to become World No.1 in ODIs


August 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels it is now time for the new World No.1 Test side to set their eyes on dominating the One-day International ... Read more...

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Strauss is my hero, says Swann


August 16th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann said that his captain Andrew Strauss is his hero."I spend half my working life standing next to Andrew Strauss and I have ... Read more...

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We take pleasure in each other’s success: Broad


August 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Pacer Stuart Broad has said the great thing about the England bowling unit is that every bowler genuinely takes as much pleasure in each other's successes ... Read more...

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Flower wants England to strive for World Test Championship


August 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) After conquering the No.1 spot in Test cricket, England coach Andy Flower has said the team's next target would be qualification for the new World Test ... Read more...

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Flower to take a short break after Test series


August 15th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower will take a small break after the four-match Test series and will be missing his team's one-off ODI against Ireland in Dublin ... Read more...

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Flower now sets England’s sight on 50-over World Cup


August 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) After achieving the No.1 spot in Test cricket, England coach Andy Flower has now set World Cup as a new target for his team."There's no way ... Read more...

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Meticulous long-term planning was key to England’s success: Anderson


August 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England pace spearhead Jimmy Anderson has revealed that meticulous long-term planning was behind the Test team's climb to the World No.1 ranking and said the next ... Read more...

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Flower, Strauss owe England’s success to Fletcher


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy FLower owe their success to India coach Duncan Fletcher, who must take some credit for laying the foundation of ... Read more...

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England deserve to be No.1 Test team: ICC


August 13th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday lauded England for becoming the No.1 Test side in the world.ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat, complimenting the England and Wales ... Read more...

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Flower-Strauss partnership key to England’s success: Morris


August 8th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) managing director Hugh Morris said the combination of team director Andy Flower and captain Andrew Strauss is the key to ... Read more...

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