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Rankin out of England ODIs; Kevin O’Brien and Stirling return
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Rankin out of England ODIs; Kevin O’Brien and Stirling return

April 18th, 2017 | by admin
Pace bowler Boyd Rankin has been ruled out of Ireland’s two one-day internationals against England next month but Kevin O’Brien and Paul Stirling have recovered from their recent injuries. Rankin, who played one Test,...
Strauss insists Broad rests while Stokes roars in at IPL
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Strauss insists Broad rests while Stokes roars in at IPL

April 12th, 2017 | by admin
Andrew Strauss, the director of England Cricket, has defended the decision to refuse Nottinghamshire’s request to adjust Stuart Broad’s centrally-enforced rest schedule to allow him to play in the Specsavers...
‘Resigning was right decision but it doesn’t make it any easier’ – Cook
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‘Resigning was right decision but it doesn’t make it any easier’ – Cook

April 3rd, 2017 | by admin
After two months away from the game, Alastair Cook is back in action with Essex and facing up to the post-captaincy chapter of his England career Whatever Alastair Cook was meant to be doing with a cricket net – erecting...
Woakes plays down the wizardry as stock grows in England ranks
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Woakes plays down the wizardry as stock grows in England ranks

March 6th, 2017 | by admin
Chris Woakes may answer to the nickname of ‘Wizard’, but the secret of his success is his determination to keep his feet planted firmly to the ground Ashley Giles tells a story of going round to Chris Woakes’...
Root, Woakes avert collapse as England seal series
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Root, Woakes avert collapse as England seal series

March 5th, 2017 | by admin
England 226 for 6 (Root 90*, Woakes 68*, Nurse 3-34) beat West Indies 225 (Mohammed 50, Plunkett 3-32) by four wickets England’s limited-overs resurgence may have been built upon aggressive batting but it was, for the...
Morgan ton, seamers seal England win
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Morgan ton, seamers seal England win

March 3rd, 2017 | by admin
England 296 for 6 (Morgan 107, Stokes 55, Billings 52) beat West Indies 251 (Mohammed 72, Carter 52, Plunkett 4-40, Woakes 4-47) by 45 runs A mature century from Eoin Morgan helped England to victory in the first ODI of the...
Old rivalries renewed as Stokes prepares to face his demons
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Old rivalries renewed as Stokes prepares to face his demons

March 2nd, 2017 | by admin
Match facts March 3, 2017 Start time 0930 local (1330 GMT) Big Picture After the rigours of a winter in the subcontinent – and with little to show for their efforts following gruelling losses in all three formats against...
Law sets sights on West Indies’ World Cup qualification
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Law sets sights on West Indies’ World Cup qualification

March 2nd, 2017 | by admin
The new West Indies coach Stuart Law has said his main aim is to make sure the team qualifies directly for the 2019 World Cup. Currently ranked No. 9 by the ICC, West Indies have to improve their position by at least one spot...
Adams hopes for end to selection stand-off
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Adams hopes for end to selection stand-off

February 28th, 2017 | by admin
Jimmy Adams has admitted West Indies’ selection policy is “not sustainable” and is “not helping our cricket”. Currently, only those players who have made themselves available for Caribbean regional...
Morgan aims to sandwich IPL stint around Ireland ODIs
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Morgan aims to sandwich IPL stint around Ireland ODIs

February 24th, 2017 | by admin
Eoin Morgan has revealed he will return to India after England’s two-match ODI series against Ireland to make himself available to Kings XI Punjab before coming home for good in preparation for this summer’s ICC...