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England squad announced for first Ashes Test; Archer gets a call

England’s team for the first Ashes has been announced. Jofra Archer is all set to make his Test debut provided he remains fit whereas Ben Stokes has been reappointed as vice-captain. England Cricket Board has announced a 14-member squad for the first Ashes Test, scheduled to begin on August 1. …

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When Ireland happened to the ODI World Champions

England’s return to the Mecca of Cricket 10 days after their World Cup win at the very same venue turned tumultuous as Ireland, led by their veteran seamer who had played 12 years of his career on this ground, bowled them out for 85 inside a session. England, sporting a …

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ICC World Cup 2019: Key Players to watch out for as India take on Bangladesh

A couple of decades back, there was nothing called an India-Bangladesh rivalry. India were a powerhouse and Bangladesh were still trying to find their feet in World cricket. However, the 2007 World Cup changed everything when Bangladesh, the so-called minnows, landed the knock-out punch on India. Bangladesh have come a …

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India v England: A loss to be remembered

England are back on the winning ways as India fell short of 31 runs in a much-anticipated tussle in Birmingham. The match was especially important for England to keep their dreams alive for the semi-final slot. And they were brilliant from the beginning! England, batting first set a mammoth target …

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ICC World Cup 2019: India show little intent in loss to England

After huffing and puffing against Sri Lanka and Australia, England, hosts and tournament favourites in the initial stage, thrashed India at Edgbaston by 31 runs. While the margin of runs questions the usage of “thrashing”, India were in the game for very short periods of time. England had reigned over …

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ICC World Cup 2019: Onus on Joe Root as England gear up for must-win battle against India

India lost the three-match ODI series against the hosts when they toured England last year. Even though momentum was on their side having won the opening match of the series, and also the T20I series prior to that, they just couldn’t kick on and finish the job off. It was, …

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Ashes 2019: Part 1: Three amazing Ashes knocks that went in vain

Cricket, like every other sport, remembers performances that result in victories while the ones that come in losses die slowly with little reminiscence value. The Ashes, pinnacle of Test series’, is set to unfold yet another time and here we roll the clock back to look at some extraordinary performances. …

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