James Vince half-century leads England to victory in first T20

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Hampshire batsman James Vince hit a fluent 59 as England triumphed over New Zealand in Christchurch. In the first of a five match T20 series, New Zealand batted first and stuttered to 153-5, with Chris Jordan taking 2-28. In reply, Vince's half-century was well-supported by 35 from Jonny Bairstow and

Fringe players look to stake claim for T20 World Cup place

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England's five match T20 series in New Zealand gets underway overnight, with numerous key players rested after a very long summer of cricket. None of Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy or Jofra Archer have made the long trip, giving some fringe players and talented youngsters the chance

David Warner’s Leap of Gold

Who remembers a sorrowful, hiccupping David Warner in that disgracing press conference in Sydney where he admitted to masterminding the infamous ball-tampering saga at The Newlands? As he traversed through an emotional meltdown, the belligerent Australian opening batsman resigned to the fact that he may never represent the gold or

The Evolution of Cricket

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Cricket is the world's second most popular spectator sport after football. Nowadays countries conduct many tournaments like T20s, ODIs and even Test matches. A lot of countries play the game and many are still improving to get to the international level. The sport has helped the country and the players in

England v New Zealand – The Preview

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England will face a very different New Zealand side, from the one they triumphed 2-0 over back in 2013. It was the last time the Kiwi's lost in eight test series following an amazing transformation led by dynamic skipper Brendon McCullum. It is testimony to the ICC future tours fixed programme,

Pietersen Nudges New Management

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Discarded England batsman Kevin Pietersen has sent the most timely of reminders to the new England Cricket structure with an unbeaten triple century for his county side Surrey, in their County Championship match with Leicestershire. Pietersen finished on 326 not out, on a dramatic day in the English County Championship. News has

Bangladesh Eliminate England, Qualify for Quarter Finals

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Bangladesh defeated England by 15 runs today at Adelaide and qualified for the quarter finals, subsequently eliminating England from the group stage of the tournament. Their win also enabled Sri Lanka to qualify for the knockouts, as they remain at no. 4 with 6 points. Bangladesh meanwhile, are at no.

Chance for India to end Overseas Struggles

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni can lay claim to being one of India's finest limited-overs captains. He has won every ODI trophy available with the World Cup, the Champions trophy and the World T20 titles all under his belt at various points in his career. The fact that he can also lay claim

Captain Cook needs answers as India looms

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The English cricket team has been in dire straits for the last six months or so. A brutal thrashing in the Ashes was followed by a disappointing performance at the World T20 where they somehow conspired to lose to the Netherlands and failed to make a semi-final spot. The disappointing nature

Graeme Swann On Why He Left The England Set Up

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England bowler, Graeme Swann has revealed he decided to retire during the Ashes competition because his bowling was "awful" and he felt "powerless". The 34 Year old plans to quit the game at the end of the season and say he got to a point where he felt he was no