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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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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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Pietersen pays Yuvraj a visit


April 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 12 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen paid a visit to India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh at his residence here Thursday.Yuvraj came back home Monday after undergoing treatment ... Read more...

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MCC upset with India over DRS, member Dravid has different view


January 11th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town/Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee said it was wrong not to have Decision Review System (DRS) in Test matches involving India.The Indian ... Read more...

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Strauss concerned with the future of Tests


October 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s.Strauss, who led England to the No.1 ... Read more...

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Gambhir back, KKR to bat against Somerset


September 25th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to bat against against Somerset in the Champions League Twenty20 group B match here Sunday.Gautam Gambhir, ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s sloppy keeping typifies character of Indian team: Lloyd


August 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Former England cricketer David Lloyd feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's tired wicketkeeping typifies the character of the Indian team which is either too ... Read more...

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Gooch backs Strauss to lead from the front


July 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England batting coach Graham Gooch has backed Andrew Strauss to rediscover his form and lead from the front in the Test series against India beginning Thursday.Straus ... Read more...

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Coca Cola to roll out special Tendulkar cans


July 18th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Beverage giant Coca-Cola will commemorate Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century - when the milestone is reached - by launching some 6.5 million special Coke ... Read more...

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Adam Hollioake declared bankrupt in Australia


July 16th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Adam Hollioake, former England Test cricketer and Surrey captain, has been declared bankrupt in Australia.The Guardian reported that the Australian-born player's property development company, the Hollioake ... Read more...

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Strauss to play for Somerset against India


June 21st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss will be playing for Somerset in a practice match against India to arrest his form slump and have an early look ... Read more...

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Struass questions ICC’s resolve to tackle match-fixing


May 25th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) England Test skipper Andrew Struass questioned the resolve of cricket administrators to tackle match fixing, calling the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption body "woefully under-resourced".Strauss was ... Read more...

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Recharged Shahzad eyeing England Test comeback against Lanka


April 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): England fast bowler Ajmal Shahzad, who was injured, has announced that he is now ready to be Andrew Strauss' trump card in all forms of the game."I feel fine ... Read more...

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More cricket in the future is bound to cause problems to players: Trescothick


April 17th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): Former England Test opener Marcus Trescothick has warned that he expects more cricket to be played in the future and it will be accompanied with problems.Speaking about his ... Read more...

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Finn determined to reclaim England Test spot for India, Lanka Test series


April 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): England fast bowler Steven Finn is determined to reclaim his place in time for the Test series against India and Sri Lanka.Finn was England's leading wicket-taker after three Tests ... Read more...

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Collingwood will retire from Test after Ashes series


January 6th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) England batsman Paul Collingwood will retire from five-day cricket after the ongoing fifth and final Ashes Test but will continue playing in Twenty20 and 50-over format.The 34-year-old Collingwood ... Read more...

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‘I’m fitter and faster than ever, so just… let me at the Aussies: Tremlett


December 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 15 (ANI): England may be keeping its cards close to its chest and not revealing which of its three reserve fast bowlers will replace injured Stuart Broad in the third ... Read more...

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Spot fixing scandal: ICC to give Pak players a chance to present their case


September 5th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.5 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar clarified here on Sunday that the three tainted Pakistani cricketers had not been punished by the world cricket body for their ... Read more...

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Don’t know if series can go ahead: Strauss


August 29th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss doubts if the series of five ODIs and two Twenty20s can be played amidst charges of match-fixing surrounding the Pakistan team. The series of ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s inclusion for England Test series ‘a laughable situation’: Zaheer


August 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 9(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Zaheer Abbas has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the selection of middle-order batsman Mohammad Yousuf for the England Test series."It is a laughable ... Read more...

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‘Yousuf’s inclusion for England Test series counter-productive’, says Aamir Sohail


August 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 7(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail believes that the decision to recall middle-order batsman Mohammad Yousuf just before the ongoing second Test against England has backfired.Aamir said that the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Saqlain anticipates close Pakistan-England Test series


July 29th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29(ANI): Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq is anticipating an evenly-contested Test series between England and Pakistan, starting at Trent Bridge on Thursday."It will be a very good series. Pakistan won ... Read more...

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Salman Butt backs Pak pace-trio for successful England Test series


July 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29(ANI): Pakistan skipper Salman Butt has backed his fast bowling trio of Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul to carry on their spectacular form from the Headingley Test against ... Read more...

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Yousuf-Younus unlikely to be recalled for England Test series


July 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 26(ANI): The chances of former Pakistan captains Mohammad Yousuf and Younus Khan being recalled for the Test series against England have faded as the team management is keen to persist ... Read more...

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PCB chief hints at return of Yousuf, Younus for England Test series


July 19th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has indicated that former captains Muhammad Yousuf and Younus Khan may return to the national team for the Test series against England ... Read more...

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Miandad, Faisal Iqbal may face PCB’s ire for speaking against board policies


June 24th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 24 (ANI): Speaking against the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) policies could cost board's Director General Javed Miandad and his nephew Faisal Iqbal dearly, as they could be penalised for lashing ... Read more...

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Shahzad patient but absolutely ready for making England debut


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3(ANI): Yorkshire fast bowler and hard hitting batsman Ajmal Shahzad reckons that he will have to wait for his England Test debut, and would not be included in the Old ... Read more...

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Strauss ask teammates to be vigilant about match-fixing


May 26th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss has asked his teammates to come forward and report any suspected attempts at match fixing as it is the players duty to curb ... Read more...

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Eoin Morgan should effectively use T20 skills in Test format: Vaughan


May 25th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Former England Test captain Michael Vaughan has said T20 specialist Eoin Morgan should exhibit all his natural shots in Tests."Eoin Morgan has already been a trailblazer in his ... Read more...

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‘Unorthodox’ Morgan picked for England Test squad


May 24th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Middlesex left-hander Eoin Morgan, who has been included in England's squad for the First Test against Bangladesh at Lords on Thursday, is ready to become a proper Test ... Read more...

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Morgan selected in England Test squad


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Eoin Morgan's superb performance in the World Twenty20 has earned him a place in the England squad for the first Test against Bangladesh at Lord's from Thursday. Paul Collingwood ... Read more...

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Prior says winning Wisden accolade priceless


April 15th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): England Test wicketkeeper Matt Prior, who was brutally axed from the national World Twenty20 squad two weeks ago, has said that he still retains faith in his abilities to ... Read more...

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Former England pacer Sir Alec Bedser dies at 91


April 5th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): One of England's greatest cricketers, Sir Alec Bedser, who rebuilt the England cricket team following the Second World War and played a pivotal role in the side regaining ... Read more...

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England Test stars wrangling with ECB over cash increase, not IPL


March 20th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.20 (ANI): Eleven England Test stars, including the rested captain Andrew Strauss and fast bowler James Anderson, have refused to sign the central contracts offered to them last October, and it ... Read more...

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