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Stokes’ stock rises after living up to IPL hype
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Stokes’ stock rises after living up to IPL hype

May 22nd, 2017 | by admin
Ben Stokes’ absence from Rising Pune Supergiants’ narrow defeat in the IPL final has raised more questions about England player availability Ben Stokes began the IPL as the most expensive player and he ended it being...
Vince to captain Lions against SA A
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Vince to captain Lions against SA A

May 21st, 2017 | by admin
James Vince has been named as captain of England Lions for their one-day series with South Africa A next month. Vince is one of four full England internationals in the 13-man squad, alongside Steven Finn, Ben Duckett and Liam...
South Africa depart on a long journey chasing trophies
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South Africa depart on a long journey chasing trophies

May 16th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa are set for a long tour of England, by the end of which they could have the ICC Champions Trophy and an improved chance at taking the No. 1 Test ranking One of the wonderful things about cricket being a summer sport...
Woakes ready to take IPL form into Champions Trophy
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Woakes ready to take IPL form into Champions Trophy

May 16th, 2017 | by admin
Chris Woakes insists he’ll be fit and ready to resume his international duties for England against South Africa next week, despite coming off the back of a draining – but ultimately successful – maiden stint in...
Bairstow’s bench strength a key asset for England, says Morgan
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Bairstow’s bench strength a key asset for England, says Morgan

May 8th, 2017 | by admin
Eoin Morgan, England’s ODI captain, believes that Jonny Bairstow’s proven ability to perform for England even when he has not been a regular starter makes him a powerful asset to the squad going into the Champions...
Bairstow barrage sets up England victory
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Bairstow barrage sets up England victory

May 7th, 2017 | by admin
England 328 for 6 (Morgan 76, Root 73, Bairstow 72*) beat Ireland 243 (Porterfield 82, Plunkett 3-15, Root 3-52) by 85 runs Jonny Bairstow served further notice of his determination to force his way into the starting XI for the...
Rashid takes five as Ireland are routed in historic ODI
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Rashid takes five as Ireland are routed in historic ODI

May 5th, 2017 | by admin
England 127 for 3 (Hales 55, Chase 3-44) beat Ireland 126 (Balbirnie 30, Rashid 5-27) by seven wickets From Rashid Khan to Adil Rashid, legspin was again Ireland’s nemesis as they were bundled out for 126 in their historic...
History beckons as Ireland seek another scalp
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History beckons as Ireland seek another scalp

May 4th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts   May 5, 2017 Start time 1100 local (1000 GMT) Big picture A decade has already elapsed since Ireland’s stunning awakening at the 2007 World Cup. Their elimination of Pakistan, and qualification for the...
Roy set to return for Surrey over IPL
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Roy set to return for Surrey over IPL

May 2nd, 2017 | by admin
The ECB has confirmed that Jason Roy will cut short his IPL stint with Gujarat Lions, and will instead turn out for Surrey in two Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures later this month, following the completion of this week’s...
Murtagh ready to embrace home from home at Lord’s
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Murtagh ready to embrace home from home at Lord’s

May 1st, 2017 | by admin
Ireland may have been waiting a decade for an invite to play England in England, and on the sport’s grandest stage of all, but their cricketers could be forgiven for feeling a touch over-familiar with their surroundings as...