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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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Uncapped Bairstow included in England Test squad


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Middle-order batsman Jonny Bairstow has received his maiden call-up to the England Test squad for the series opener against the West Indies Thursday.Bairstow, who has ... Read more...

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Panesar, Davies return to England squad


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Popular off-spinner Monty Panesar and Steven Davies have been recalled to the England squad for the three-Test series against Pakistan in Dubai and Abu Dhabi next ... Read more...

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Twenty20 game chance to salvage pride, says Swann


October 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann said Friday the one-off match in the game's shortest version provides a chance to his side to salvage some pride ... Read more...

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Onions to replace injured Woakes


October 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England bowler Chris Woakes will miss the rest of the One-day International (ODI) series against India because of a thigh strain and will be replaced by ... Read more...

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England to take closer look at two-ball regulation


October 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) England will be using their final warm-up game against Hyderbad XI Tuesday to get a grip of the new bowling regulation ahead of the five-match One-day ... 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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Had point to prove on Indian wickets: Anderson


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) England fast bowler James Anderson is disappointed to be left out of the England squad for the ODI against India as he feels he has a ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss ODI series in India


September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) England T20 captain Stuart Broad has been ruled out for the remainder of the home season and is likely to miss the five-match One-day series in India ... Read more...

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Bopara looking to cement his place with solid performance


September 8th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Ravi Bopara is determined to cement his place in the England squad with a solid performance against India in the remainder of the NatWest ODI ... Read more...

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Newcomer Ben Stokes brushes aside comparisons with Flintoff


August 30th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) England newcomer Ben Stokes has brushed aside comparisons with former captain Andrew Flintoff, saying he does not want to base himself on anyone else.The 20-year-old made his ... Read more...

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Capello leaves out Rio, Crouch from England squad


August 29th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England manager Fabio Capello is not convinced about the fitness of Rio Ferdinand and has left out the Manchester United defender from the squad for ... Read more...

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India will go home with bruised ego and reputation: Stewart


August 14th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Former England skipper and wicketkeeper Alec Stewart says India have been "shown up" in the English conditions and will go home with their "reputation and egos ... Read more...

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England to bowl first against India in third Test


August 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 10 (IANS) England skipper Andrew Strauss won the toss and decided to bowl against India in the third cricket Test at Edgbaston here Wednesday.Ravi Bopara comes in ... Read more...

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Ravi Bopara replaces injured Trott in third Test


August 6th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) England batsman Ravi Bopara has been recalled for the third Test against India replacing Jonathan Trott who is nursing a shoulder injury.Bopara, with a Test average ... Read more...

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Kohli, Ojha to replace Yuvraj, Harbhajan in England (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
L0ondon, Aug 3 (IANS) Injuries to Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh ruled them out of the remaining two cricket Tests against England and in their place batsman Virat Kohli ... Read more...

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Pietseren’s jab at South African-born cricketers in England team


July 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) England's maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen has stirred a debate over the prevalence of South African-born cricketers in the team by saying "I'm not English, I just ... Read more...

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Broad retains his place, Bresnan recalled in England squad


July 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Fast bowler Stuart Broad was spared the axe while Tim Bresnan was recalled in the 12-member England squad for the first Test against India starting Thursday ... Read more...

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Collingwood, Prior dropped from England squad


June 21st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) England have dropped former captain Paul Collingwood and wicketkeeper Matt Prior from their one-day squad for the forthcoming limited-over series against Sri Lanka.Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter has ... Read more...

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Trott named England cricketer of the year


June 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Jonathan Trott, named England's Cricketer of the Year, has dedicated the award to the team and the management.Trott Tuesday night beat his captain, Andrew Strauss, and ... Read more...

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Morgan to return to IPL if not picked for England squad


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan will return to play for his Indian Premier League franchise (IPL) Kolkata Knight Riders if he is not picked in the national ... Read more...

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Fletcher could come a cropper when he tours UK with Indian team: Swann


April 29th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has said that new Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher could "come a cropper" if he tries to use his intimate knowledge of players ... Read more...

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‘I told Joe before game about scoring against him,’ says Carroll


April 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Liverpool's new signing Andy Carroll has said he warned close pal Joe Hart he was going to break his scoring drought against Manchester City.Carroll opened his Liverpool ... Read more...

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Rooney has been made a scapegoat for England’s WC loss: Scholes


April 11th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Manchester United star Paul Scholes has claimed that striker Wayne Rooney has been made the scapegoat for England's dismal failure at last summer's World Cup. "He has received stick ... Read more...

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Germany manager Bierhoff criticizes team spirit of Capello’s England squad


April 1st, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1(ANI): Germany football manager Oliver Bierhoff has told England that they must rediscover their team spirit if they are to be successful.When asked if Fabio Capello's World Cup squad was ... Read more...

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Beckham still hoping for England return


March 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26(ANI): Los Angeles Galaxy captain David Beckham's head will be focused on his team's Major League Soccer (MLS) game against Real Salt Lake, but his heart will be with ... Read more...

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Terry says he was born to be a leader, looking forward to England-Wales clash


March 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Chelsea football star and skipper John Terry has said he was born to be a leader, and added that the England squad has moved on from the captaincy ... Read more...

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England will have to play intelligent cricket to beat Sri Lanka: Strauss


March 26th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has said that his team will have to play intelligent cricket to beat Sri Lanka in Saturday's final World Cup quarterfinal match at the ... Read more...

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England squad shocked over depressed Yardy’s exit from World Cup: Swann


March 26th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): Players can get into pretty dark places while on tour, especially if things don't go well. You might have a couple of bad games or be dropped and ... Read more...

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Adil Rashid to replace Yardy in England squad


March 24th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday confirmed all-rounder Adil Rashid as a replacement for Michael Yardy in England's World Cup squad, ahead of their World Cup ... Read more...

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Adil Rashid to replace Yardy in England WC squad


March 24th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar.24 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 has approved Adil Rashid as a replacement player for Michael ... Read more...

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England team right behind Terry: Crouch


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Ace striker Peter Crouch has said that the England squad is right behind John Terry following his reappointment as captain of the national team.Terry was axed as ... Read more...

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Caddick tells England squad to make the most of World Cup campaign


March 20th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20(ANI): Former England fast bowler Andy Caddick has told Andrew Strauss' below-par side to stop moaning and get on with their World Cup campaign.England's disappointing campaign has been blamed on ... Read more...

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Strauss, Swann down with fever, will be fit for West Indies game


March 15th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) An injury-hit and rather jaded England team had two more players down with skipper Andrew Strauss and frontline spinner Graeme Swann nursing fevers, but Jonathan Trott ... Read more...

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Pietersen out with injury, Morgan is replacement (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hernia condition and Eoin Morgan will replace him.Pietersen's hernia problem surfaced ... Read more...

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