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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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Super Kings focusing on winning: Bichel


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) With Australian stars, batsman Michael Hussey and seamer Ben Hilfenhaus bringing the Chennai Super Kings squad to its full strength, bowling coach Andy Bichel believes that ... 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Sachin’s intervention led to Bell’s recall, claims report


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar played a significant role in the Indian decision to recall Ian Bell after he got run out in a bizarre fashion in the ... Read more...

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Absence of Hawkeye can prove costly for England: Flower


July 27th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower fears the absence of the Hawkeye from the Decision Review System (DRS) could be a major obstacle in their quest to ... Read more...

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Flower bans Panesar from bowling to Tendulkar at nets


July 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has banned Monty Panesar from bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, after confirming that the England spinner helped the Indian ... Read more...

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England out to challenge India’s Test supremacy (Preview)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) India are the No.1 cricketing nation in every respect and England are out to challenge this on the field in a cracker of a four-Test ... Read more...

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Flower says England not overconfident of becoming No.1


July 19th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower says they are not "overconfident" about becoming the number one Test side and their focus remains on winning the "vitally important" series ... Read more...

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Broad not an enforcer, should create pressure: Flower


July 19th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower hates to call fast bowler Stuart Broad an enforcer. Flower wants Broad to create pressure and take wickets in the four-match Test ... Read more...

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Our performance should give England the confidence: Somerset coach


July 18th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Taunton, July 18 (IANS) Somerset coach Andy Hurry believes the county have given a psychological advantage to England against India in the upcoming Test series after "bullying" the visitors in ... Read more...

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Strauss has no technical flaw against left arm pacers: Flower


June 9th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has said there is no technical flaw in the batting of England captain Andrew Strauss who is struggling for form in the ... Read more...

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Pietersen casts doubt on three-captain strategy


May 11th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Overlooked for captaincy, Kevin Pietersen has cast a doubt on the three-captain strategy adopted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).Pietersen, a former captain, was ... Read more...

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Samit Patel’s appetite for runs revives England dream


April 28th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Samit Patel has sent another reminder to England selectors with an impressive all-round display in his team's County Championship Division One game against Worcestershire.Patel took 3-31 from 12 ... Read more...

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Not yet ready for a full-time coaching job: Fleming


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming, whose name is doing the rounds as a possible candidate for the Indian cricket team's coaching job, says he has ... Read more...

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Flower to get new ECB deal with less touring to fight off India interest


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reportedly worked out a new contract for coach Andy Flower that could see him travel less to avoid a burnout. ... Read more...

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Cook eyeing to succeed Strauss as England one-day captain


April 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10(ANI): England batsman Alastair Cook has said that he is open to the idea of being the national captain, if Andrew Strauss decides to stand down in the wake of ... Read more...

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Strauss to discuss England one-day captaincy with Flower in May


March 28th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower will commence discussions about Strauss's future as the one-day captain in the early part of May.England was knocked out of the ... Read more...

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