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Sandipan Banerjee

Sandipan Banerjee is a senior cricket journalist with experience stretching across more than a decade. Having founded a number of cricket information resources and prior experience of working in big-ticket events like ICC Cricket World Cup, IPL and ICC Champions’ Trophy; he joined the team at CricketNews.com in 2019 to provide strategic guidance and to assume a brand ambassador role as principal correspondent. Due to Sandipan’s commitment towards the game, it’s safe to assume that if India are involved in a Test, ODI or a T20I, he’ll be there covering the match!

Bob Willis Trophy: ECB names curtailed county championship after ex-England skipper

The shortened version of England’s county championship this year has been named after former England legend Bob Willis, who died at the age of 70 in December last year. The former pacer, who also led the country in international cricketer took 325 wickets in 90 Tests between 1971 and 1984 …

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England vs West Indies first Test preview: Time for cricket to adapt to its new normal

Finally, following a gap of of 117 days, the sound of ball hitting the bat will be heard at the international arena. From Wednesday (July 8), at the lush green Rose bowl in Southampton, England and West Indies will play the most anticipated Test match (actually, a cricket match in …

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Latest cricket news: New Zealand offers to host IPL

After the United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka, New Zealand is the latest country which has offered to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) in case the case rich league can’t be held in India this year, which at this point seems inevitable due to the rising number of coronavirus …

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England name pace-heavy 13-member squad for first West Indies Test

England have decided to name a pace-heavy squad for the much-anticipated first Test against West Indies – a match which will mark the resumption of international cricket in post-COVID era. The 13-member contingent is heavy on the fast bowling department, featuring James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood …

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England players to carry ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo on shirts throughout West Indies series

The England Test team will wear a ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo on their playing shirts when they face West Indies in the upcoming three-match Test Series, starting Wednesday 8 July in South. The decision was taken by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), fully supported by the England players …

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IPL 2020 likely in foreign shores; toss up between UAE and Sri Lanka: Reports

If the insiders in the Indian cricket fraternity are to be believed then the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in all probability will take place in foreign shores. Those who are close to the developments feel, due to the concerning number of coronavirus cases in India, the …

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3TCricket: CSA announces revised match date

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced as revised date for the much-anticipated 3TCricket where three teams of eight will play in a single match, competing for the inaugural Solidarity Cup. The game will now be held on 18 July 2020, which is also the 102nd anniversary of the birth of …

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Aaron Finch in awe of Virat Kohli’s consistency

Aaron Finch, the limited-overs skipper of the Australian team has heaped praise on his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli for his consistency in all three formats as batsman. Furthermore, he also talked highly about the ‘impressive’ way Kohli has led the team in recent years. “Every player, regardless of who it …

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South Africa’s High Performance squad returns to training

The Cricket South Africa (CSA) men’s High Performance training squad officially returned to training on Monday [June 29] following approval from the Minister of Sport, Arts & Culture, the Honourable Nathi Mthethwa on Friday. The players will train in small monitored groups with identified coaches from their nearest franchise teams. …

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Pakistan bowlers can expose England’s ‘fragile’ top-order, feels Azhar Ali

Pakistan Test captain Azhar Ali believes that his side can outclass England at their own backyard in the upcoming three-match Test series if his bowlers manage to expose the ‘fragile’ England batting line-up, especially the top order. “Their top order has been quite fragile for a while since Alastair Cook …

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