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England retain same side for Trent Bridge Test


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.Chief selector Geoff Miller said he was pleased ... 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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Bell part of Lions squad to face Windies


May 6th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Ian Bell will beef up his preparation for the Test series against West Indies after being drafted into the England Lions squad for the injured Ben ... 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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Bopara, Dernbach and Kieswetter earn incremental contracts


October 8th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, October 8 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has awarded incremental 12-month central contracts to Ravi Bopara, Jade Dernbach and Craig Kieswetter.The trio played crucial roles in ... Read more...

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England rest Anderson for ODI series in India


September 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) England have rested pace spearhead James Anderson for the five-match ODI series in India and have included promising Surrey seamer Stuart Meaker in the 15-man squad ... Read more...

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England rest Pietersen for one-day series against India


August 27th, 2011 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) England rested their star batsman Kevin Pietersen for the five-match one-day series against India following their 4-0 Test series win. He has, however, been named in ... Read more...

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England announce unchanged squad for Oval Test


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) England have announced an unchanged 13-member squad for the final Test against India at The Oval starting Thursday.Jonathan Trott has not recovered from a shoulder injury ... 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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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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Fast bowler Anderson recalled for third Test against Sri Lanka


June 12th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) England have recalled fast bowler James Anderson to their squad for the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka beginning at Southampton's Rose Bowl Thursday.Anderson ... Read more...

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Dernbach called for second Test at Lord’s


May 31st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England have called up Jade Dernbach as a cover for the second Test against Sri Lanka at the Lord's beginning Friday.Uncapped Surrey bowler Dernbach replaced fast ... Read more...

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Morgan in England’s Test side, to miss IPL play-offs


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Eoin Morgan has earned a place in the England side for the first Test against Sri Lanka beginning Thursday.Morgan will not be available for Kolkata Knight ... Read more...

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Morgan’s ‘quicker than expected’ return to cricket leaves England camp ‘red faced’


February 15th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Injured England batsman Eoin Morgan has said that he would be back to full fitness much sooner than anticipated, leaving the team's medical staff red faced.Ravi Bopara replaced ... Read more...

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Tremlett to be a travelling reserve for England team


February 9th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Fast bowler Chris Tremlett has been named the travelling reserve in the 15-member England squad for the World Cup for possible replacement for injured attack bowlers. ... Read more...

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Tremlett earns ECB incremental contract following Ashes heroics


January 26th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26(ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has rewarded fast bowler Chris Tremlett with an incremental contract for the 2010-11 international season following his impressive tour of Australia.Tremlett has ... 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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Miller fires Ashes broadside at Oz batters: Says they are running scared


September 27th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): England's chief cricket selector Geoff Miller has fired a fierce Ashes broadside at the Aussies by claiming that their batsmen are running scared and fear his three-pronged giant fast-bowling ... Read more...

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Ashes: Chief selector Miller quietly confident about ‘resilient’ England taking on Aussies


September 25th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.25 (ANI): Chief selector Geoff Miller has said that the squad doing duty for England for the upcoming Ashes series, is the most resilient to be sent to Australia in nearly ... Read more...

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For the Ashes, size does matter for England


September 24th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI):England cricket selectors have super-sized their fast bowling attack for the coming Ashes tour, recalling giant Chris Tremlett for the five-Test series starting on November 25 in Brisbane.The quick ... Read more...

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ECB suspends Mascarenhas for 14 days for ‘foul’ Tweet


September 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has suspended all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas from all cricket under its jurisdiction for a period of 14 days, as a punishment for his ... Read more...

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ECB to crack down on players “overstepping the mark” on Twitter


September 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13(ANI): After a string of controversies in recent weeks, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has now vowed to get tough with players who "overstep the mark" on micro-blogging ... Read more...

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Pietersen may face disciplinary action over Twitter outburst despite apology


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2(ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen could face disciplinary charges for tweeting about his omission despite his apology.National selector Geoff Miller however said that the star batsman might escape punishment, ... Read more...

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Cook retained in England squad, but has to prove his worth


August 16th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Essex and England opener Alastair Cook has been retained in the national squad for the third Test against Pakistan to be played at The Oval from Wednesday, but may ... Read more...

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Pressure on out of form Cook to perform


August 15th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Out of form England opener Alastair Cook has been warned that his position as vice-captain will not keep his position in the squad safe if he fails to ... Read more...

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England selectors stick with Morgan, overlook in form Bopara for Test against Pak


July 26th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): England's selectors have decided to retain one-day star Eion Morgan in the squad for the first Test against Pakistan to be played at Trent Bridge from Thursday, overlooking ... Read more...

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Shahzad picked in place of injured Sidebottom in England squad


June 16th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Fast bowler Ajmal Shahzad has replaced injured Ryan Sidebottom into England's one-day squad for NatWest Series against Australia, which starts on Tuesday.Sidebottom, whose latest injury has forced selectors ... Read more...

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Strauss intends to be captain for England’s 2011 World Cup team


June 7th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7(ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has insisted that he wants to continue in his role of being the captain until after the World Cup in the Indian subcontinent next year.Strauss' ... 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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Lumb gets central contract to play home matches for England


April 21st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Hampshire opener Michael Lumb, who has already made it into the England squad for the Twenty20 World Cup, now joins a group including the 11 elite players on ... Read more...

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Prior vows to fight for his place in England squad


April 1st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): England wicketkeeper Matt Prior, who was axed from the 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup in the West Indies, has promised to fight for his place after ... Read more...

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England calls up hard hitters Lumb, Kieswetter for World 20-20 Cup


April 1st, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has called up Hampshire opening batsman Michael Lumb and Somerset wicketkeeper batsman Craig Kieswetter into final squad for next month's World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Cook not included in England 20-20 World Cup squad


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): England stand-in skipper Alastair Cook has been dropped for the World Twenty20.According to The Sun, the Essex batsman failed to make a provisional 30-man squad for the tournament ... Read more...

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KP to be at wife’s side during child labour


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar. 2 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been given the green light to return home to be with his wife Jessica Taylor, as both are expecting their first child during ... Read more...

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