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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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England to call former cricketers for World No.1 celebrations


August 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England will invite all the players involved in their journey to the top of Test cricket to attend the celebrations of their feat on the final ... Read more...

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Anderson contradicts Pietersen, attributes his success to Moores


January 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) England's pace spearhead James Anderson Saturday contradicted Kevin Pietersen on Peter Moores and said the sacked coach helped him become a better bowler. ... 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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‘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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Hughes will make England pay for taunting him: Langer


December 10th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Australia's batting coach Justin Langer has backed opener Phillip Hughes to perform in the third Test, and said England will be made to pay for taunting the under-pressure ... Read more...

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Gatting confident of England Ashes victory


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London/Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): If England refuses to be daunted by life at the Gabba and avoids a meltdown like the one displayed by fast bowler Steve Harmison in 2006-07, it can win ... Read more...

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Anderson has no intention of doing a Harmy repeat at Gabba


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): Lancashire and England fast bowler James Anderson has vowed not to repeat Steve Harmison's first ball in The Ashes series flying straight to second slip."The only way it ... Read more...

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Tony Greig asks England to use Bodyline-style tactics against ‘opened-up’ Ponting


November 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): England's fast bowlers have been asked by ex-skipper Tony Greig to adopt Bodyline-style tactics and target ageing Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who has become increasingly vulnerable to the ... Read more...

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Troy Cooley’s Test exit has Oz spearhead Johnson worried


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 23 (ANI): Australian spearhead Mitchell Johnson has said that he is worried about what will become of his bowling after Troy Cooley leaves his post as pace coach and becomes ... Read more...

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Oz team in need of new bowling coach after Cooley gets CA job


September 28th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 28 (ANI): After appointment of Troy Cooley as the head of Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence in Brisbane, the Australian team is in need of a new bowling coach.Cooley, a ... Read more...

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KP to play for Natal to win back form for Ashes series


September 9th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.9 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen will play for his old South African team KwaZulu-Natal next month in a last-minute bid to get ready for the Ashes series.The Daily Mail quoted ... Read more...

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‘Tall and dangerous’ Harmison not out of contention for Ashes: Saker


May 19th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): England's new bowling coach David Saker has said that he is not ruling out fast bowler Steve Harmison as a contender for the Ashes series in Australia this ... Read more...

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Watching new lads perform in Bangladesh is Harmison’s way of beating the blues


March 20th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Fast bowler Steve Harmison who was left out of the England squad to South Africa and Bangladesh insists that seeing England's new batch of bowlers in Bangladesh performing ... Read more...

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Swann “proud” to be at second spot in ICC world bowling rankings


March 19th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chittagong, Mar 19(ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann, whose 10-wicket haul in the first Test against Bangladesh lifted him to second place in the world bowling rankings, has said that he is proud ... Read more...

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Bhajji among the five toughest bowlers I’ve faced: Clarke


February 12th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that Indian off-spinner Harbhajan (Bhajji) Singh is among the five toughest bowlers he has faced in international cricket.Clarke described Harbhajan as a great ... Read more...

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Smith believes England lacks sting without Harmison


December 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 15(ANI): South Africa skipper Graeme Smith has said that England's bowling attack lacks the sting without fast bowler Steve Harmison.Harmison, who has taken 226 wickets in 63 Tests, ... Read more...

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20 wickets without Flintoff may be a problem for England: Pollock


December 8th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec 8(ANI): Former South African captain Shaun Pollock has said that the touring England side would not be able to take 20 wickets in a Test without all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who ... Read more...

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Harmison refuses to call it quits from international cricket


October 28th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Pace bowler Steve Harmison, who has signed a fresh four-year deal with county champions Durham, has refused to end his international cricket career despite not being part of ... Read more...

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England will miss not having Harmison, warns Proteas coach


October 24th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.24 (ANI): South Africa cricket coach Mickey Arthur believes England have missed a trick by not selecting fast bowler Steve Harmison for their winter tour of his country.The Durham paceman ... Read more...

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Harmison postpones retirement plans, vows to bounce back


October 15th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.15 (ANI): Axed England and Durham fast bowler Steve Harmison has postponed plans on Test retirement and vowed to regain his spot in the national squad.Stung by accusations that he would ... Read more...

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Strauss insists England has learned lessons from 2005 Ashes


October 12th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.12 (ANI): England team will not fall into the same Ashes trap that snared Michael Vaughan's men four years ago, claims current skipper Andrew Strauss.Recalling the Ashes glory over Australia in ... Read more...

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Harmison was dumped because of his retirement ultimatum


October 9th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 9 (ANI): Steve Harmison's dumping from England's South African tour has renewed the row over his announcement last month that he would retire from international cricket if he was not ... Read more...

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Flintoff wants England team to stick with Harmison


September 30th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Ashes hero Andrew Flintoff has said that Steve Harmison is the man to spearhead England's Test side following his own retirement.Durham ace Harmison has been mulling over ... Read more...

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Harmison must continue with his international career, says Onions


September 15th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.15 (ANI): England fast bowler Graham Onions believes teammate Steve Harmison should continue with his international career.Harmison is still mulling over his Test future, after missing out on an ECB central ... Read more...

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England can dominate with Broad at the helm: Flintoff


August 26th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.26 (ANI): Former England Test player Andrew Flintoff believes that Northamptonshire quick Stuart Broad will help the national side to dominate international fixtures more than he did.Yesterday, just hours before he ... Read more...

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Botham drinks to dawn of great new era for English cricket


August 24th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Former England captain Ian Botham has described the Ashes series victory as a perfect pick-me-up for the country as a whole, and he is ready to drink to the ... Read more...

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Lily Allen rates English cricketers on who she’ll ’shag’ or ’snog’


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 22 (ANI): Pop star Lily Allen has apparently revealed who in the England cricket team she will "shag" or "snog".Along with her builder boyfriend Sam Cooper, she picked up ... Read more...

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Warne urges Australia to be aggressive to quell Flintoff factor


August 20th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.20 (ANI): With the Ashes up for grabs during the next five days, Australia needs to play positive cricket from ball one tonight to retain the famous little urn, says former ... Read more...

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Clark set to play in Ashes decider


August 20th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.20 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has hinted strongly that the selectors are likely to keep faith in fast bowler Stuart Clark at the expense of Nathan Hauritz in the ... Read more...

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Flintoff not to play fourth Ashes Test


August 7th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Leeds (UK), Aug.7 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has been ruled out of the fourth Ashes Test against Australia that begins here from today.A decision to this effect was taken at a ... Read more...

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Cooley’s credentials on the line as he bids to fix Mitch


July 29th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Warwickshire (UK), July 29 (ANI): Troy Cooley's reputation as the world's premier fast-bowling coach depends on whether he can rehabilitate Mitchell Johnson in time to save the Ashes.He was lauded as the ... Read more...

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Flintoff retained, Bell replaces Pietersen in Ashes squad


July 26th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Andrew Flintoff has been retained while Ian Bell replaces Kevin Pietersen in the England squad for the third Ashes Test against Australia starting Thursday at Edgbaston. Flintoff, who will ... Read more...

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Bell only change in England squad for third test


July 26th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Warwickshire batsman Ian Bell is England's only change for the third Ashes Test. He comes in for injured Kevin Pietersen.Injury-hit all-rounder Andrew Flintoff remains in a 13-man squad ... Read more...

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England likely to recall Bell for third test, Harmy may retire after Ashes


July 26th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): England's cricket selectors are likely to confirm Ian Bell as injured Kevin Pietersen's replacement for the third Ashes Test that gets underway from Thursday (July 30), even as ... Read more...

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