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Andrew Flintoff unhappy with fee of 4 pounds for watching school play


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former English cricket star Andrew Flintoff complained on Twitter after being charged £4 to attend his daughter’s school Christmas party. Flintoff who made millions during his time ... Read more...

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English cricket to have earliest start in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The English county is all set to have its earliest start ever next season, with the first round of County matches scheduled to begin April 5.There ... Read more...

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Pietersen not the right man to captain England: Swann


October 10th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Spinner Graeme Swann says Kevin Pietersen, despite his abundant talent, is not the right man to lead England.Swann said appointment of Andrew Strauss as the captain ... 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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Healthy competition among English batsmen: Bell


August 21st, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Ian Bell, who scored his maiden double century in the ongoing fourth Test against India, feels there is a healthy competition among English batsmen to stack ... Read more...

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ECB to sign a 20 million pound deal with Investec


August 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to sign and four-year deal worth 20 million pounds with asset management banking company Investec to replace ... Read more...

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Feel good factor is back in English cricket: Botham


August 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain and legendary all-rounder Ian Botham said the feel good factor is back in English cricket and it is here to stay for ... Read more...

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Signs good for England, they can dominate the world: Warne


August 15th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Australia's legendary spinner Shane Warne feels the England side is capable of dominating world cricket like Australia did for over a decade."It is hard to make ... Read more...

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I’ve been very lucky in my Test career: Bresnan


August 9th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 9 (IANS) England all-rounder Tim Bresnan revels in the glory of being a steady bowler who can "bat a bit" and "never lets anyone down".Bresnan's solid performance with ... Read more...

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Will be very disappointed if not picked for third Test: Bresnan


August 3rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Star of the Trent Bridge Test Tim Bresnan says he will be "very disappointed" if he is not picked in the England side for the third ... Read more...

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With Fletcher, it’s advantage India: Bell


July 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell believes that the presence of Duncan Fletcher as coach will be a huge advantage for India in the forthcoming four-match Test series ... 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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I’m not done yet, says Strauss


May 16th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Andrew Strauss, who quit one-day cricket last week, is desperate to prove that there is still a lot left in him to deliver as England's Test ... Read more...

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Fletcher took being miserable to a new level: Veterans


April 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Veteran cricketers who have known or interacted with newly appointed Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher, have said that he will have to work on his interactive skills.At ... Read more...

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Cricket overshadowing other sports in India: Sebastian Coe


April 28th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Lord Sebastian Coe, who is organising committee chairman for the 2012 London Olympics, believes cricket is overshadowing other sports activities in India.In an ... Read more...

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‘Tendulkar’s achievements surpass those of Bradman’


March 31st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31(ANI): English cricket writer Simon Hughes has claimed that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is better than the greatest batsman of all time, Sir Donald Bradman.Hughes made the claims ... Read more...

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We were not good enough to last the distance: Strauss (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss admitted they were not good enough to go the distance in the 2011 World Cup after their crushing 10-wicket loss to ... Read more...

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Retirement home fire claims ex-England cricketer Trevor ‘Barnacle’ Bailey’s life


February 11th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by ANI
Essex (UK), Feb.11 (ANI): A fire at a retirement home in Westcliff, Essex, claimed the life of former England cricketer Trevor Bailey on Thursday. He was 87.Regarded as one of English cricket's ... Read more...

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England’s Ashes mastermind says Oz selection policy has ‘evaporated’


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 12 (ANI): Ken Schofield, who helped engineer England's recent Ashes dominance, has said Australia's selection policy has "evaporated", and advised Cricket Australia to consider employing a full-time chairman of selectors.But ... Read more...

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Availability, high price went against English cricketers: Franchisees


January 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) High prices and uncertainty over availability hit English cricketers at the Indian Premier League (IPL) players' auction that ended here Sunday.Ashes heroes James Anderson and Grame Swann were ... Read more...

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Saker signs new contract, to be with England for next two Ashes series


January 7th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): England's bowling coach David Saker has signed a further three-year deal with the team that should guarantee his involvement in the next two Ashes series.He should now be ... Read more...

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Collingwood has ‘been one of the great servants of English cricket’: Strauss


January 7th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7(ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss reckons that all-rounder Paul Collingwood has been a great servant for English cricket, and emphasised that the team would miss him following his retirement from ... Read more...

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10 million reasons for not returning to Australia: Saker


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): England bowling coach David Saker, who is one of the main architects behind his team retaining the Ashes, has said that he has 10 million reasons for choosing ... Read more...

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Anderson defends ex-England coach Moores after Pietersen’s criticism


January 1st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): England fast bowler Jimmy Anderson has praised former coach Peter Moores, a day after batsman Kevin Pietersen claimed that the Three Lions' would not have retained the Ashes with ... Read more...

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Moores sacking came at the right time: Pietersen


December 31st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen Friday said his team would not have retained the Ashes had he not been in the forefront of a campaign to remove former coach ... Read more...

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Performing Flower may revolutionise England cricket


December 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Having secured the Ashes at least for the next two years, coach Andy Flower believes he is now in a stronger position to convince the England and Wales ... Read more...

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My quitting as skipper laid England’s Ashes win foundation: Pietersen


December 31st, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that the foundations of the team's retention of the Ashes in Australia were laid by his messy departure as captain and ... Read more...

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Strauss urges mates to aim for ‘The Holy Grail’ of English cricket


December 30th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.30 (ANI): England cricket captain has urged his mates to strive to win "The Holy Grail" of cricket - The Ashes series - by emerging victorious in the Sydney cricket Test ... Read more...

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Strauss looking to win Ashes series, then world domination


December 30th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): England may have retained the Ashes urn, but captain Andrew Strauss insists that the "holy grail" for his team is to win a series in Australia.England has not won ... Read more...

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England’s best team can beat India every day of the week: Darren Gough


December 30th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.30 (ANI): Former Three Lions fast bowler Darren Gough has stirred controversy in cricket circles by saying that India are only champions on home turf, and that he fancies England beating ... Read more...

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‘King’ Swann keeping his eyes on Ashes prize


December 12th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.12 (ANI): Touted as the best spinner in world cricket currently, England off-spinner Graeme Swann is not letting the accolades to go to his head, and has firmly set his sights ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Aussies hope to take a pot shot at Duncan Fletcher


November 21st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.21 (ANI): One of the least respected figures in English cricket, Duncan Fletcher, has riled Australian skipper Ricky Ponting and coach Tim Nielsen by calling the Australian outfit the worst in ... Read more...

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Pietersen relishes England’s big test in Australia


November 14th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.14 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen's poor form since his last Test hundred in March 2009 has been unfathomable to connoisseurs of the sport. From being regarded as the team's most ... Read more...

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Partnerships helped to strengthen England’s cricket: Andrew Walpole


November 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7(ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) General Manager for media relations, Andrew Walpole, has revealed how the board had revived English cricket in the mid-1990s."We had long been the ... Read more...

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‘Skilful’ Broad, the biggest threat to Australia during Ashes: Adams


October 31st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 31(ANI): Former New Zealand all-rounder Andre Adams has said that England fast bowler Stuart Broad would be the 'biggest threat' to Australia during the upcoming Ashes series.Adams, who plays for ... Read more...

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