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Rabada banned for fourth Test between South Africa and England

South Africa’s premier fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has been banned by the International Cricket Council for the fourth Test against England that will be held at Johannesburg. The 24-year old has been reprimanded for his send-off to England skipper Joe Root during Day 1 of the third Test at Port …

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ICC U19 World Cup 2020 Team Preview: England walk into the tournament with an imposing squad

Coach: Jon Lewis Captain: George Balderson Previous Edition: Seventh Best Finish: Champions in 1998 Team Overview: The England U-19 side would like to shrug off the disappointment of their dismal outing in 2018 as they come into this tournament with a far more convincing squad than what they walked in …

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Aiden Markram fractures finger; out for 2 months

South African Test opener Aiden Markram has been ruled out of the remainder of the four-match Test series against England after fracturing his left ring finger. Markram picked up the injury while fielding during the second day of the first Test at Centurion that the hosts won. He continued playing …

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Archer, Stokes rested for ODI series against South Africa

England chose to rest a number of their key players who played a huge hand in the ICC World Cup triumph earlier this year when they announced the ODI and the T20I squads that will play South Africa in February. Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood have …

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Bairstow reprimanded by ICC for use of audible obscenity against NZ

English wicket-keeper and opening batsman Jonny Bairstow has been pulled up and handed a demerit point for using an “audible obscenity during an international match”, an ICC release said on Monday, November 11.  The English batter was found guilty of breaching Level 1 in the ICC Code of Conduct during …

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Joe Denly ruled out of series against New Zealand due to ankle injury

England batter Joe Denly has been ruled out of the ongoing T20I series against New Zealand after suffering an ankle injury. The cricketer damaged his ligament in the ankle during a practice session before the opening game on Friday, in which he was expected to play. Following the injury, England’s …

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Silverwood named new head coach of England

Chris Silverwood has been named as England’s head coach across formats, replacing Trevor Bayliss, who stepped down from the position after the Ashes this year.  The other candidates in the running were Alec Stewart, Gary Kirsten and Graham Ford. However, Silverwood, the team’s fast bowling coach since 2017, was picked. …

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England announce squads for Tests and T20Is against New Zealand, Jonny Bairstow dropped!

England’s Wicket-Keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow has been dropped from their squad for the Upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand whereas players like Matthew Parkinson, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley and Saqib Mahmood have earned maiden Test call ups. Bairstow had been averaging just 20.25 in Tests this year. Jos Buttler …

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On this day, Yuvraj sent Stuart Broad packing for six sixes in six balls in the 2007 T20 WC

All-rounder Yuvraj Singh, known for his big-hitting skills, played a huge part in India’s World T20 Cup triumph way back in 2007. During the inaugural edition of the event in South Africa, Yuvraj smashed England pacer Stuart Broad for six sixes on this day twelve years ago in a crucial …

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James Anderson wants biased pitches in England

Test cricket’s most successful pace bowler, who was ruled out of the Ashes early, has opined that he wants to see surfaces that aid England in their home conditions. England failed to retain the Ashes at home for the first time in nearly two decades and Anderson puts it down …

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