Team Buttler v Team Stokes: Match Drawn

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Buttler & Stokes Shine On Day 3 The practice three-day intra-squad match between teams captained by Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes has ended in a draw. Held at the venue for next weeks first test match, the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, the game eventually fizzled out. Team Stokes’ attempt chase 254 late this afternoon went […] READ MORE


England Practice Match: Pace Duo Shine on Day 2

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England Practice Match: Day 2 England Practice. How did the day go? Firstly, team Buttler declared overnight on 287/5. Captain Buttler himself was 24 not out but decided the inclement weather this morning was too good to turn down and let his bowlers go to work. England fans and selectors alike will have enjoyed their […] READ MORE


England Practice Match: Day One Review

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England Practice Match The England squad are ramping up their preparations ahead of the first test match of the summer next week. The two teams captained by Jos Buttler and stand-in captain for that first test Ben Stokes, have faced each other in a three-day practice match. With captain Joe Root missing the first test, […] READ MORE


Ian Bell Cricketer: Signs New Warwickshire Contract

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Ian Bell Cricketer: A legend once more Warwickshire and England batsmen Ian Bell has agreed to sign a one-year extension to his contract, a deal which will now run until the end of the 2021 season. Ian Bell Cricketer – played for England between 2004 and 2015. The classy top-order batsmen last represented England in […] READ MORE


Tim Bresnan: Warwickshire County CC Sign All-Rounder

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Warwickshire County Cricket Club’s New All-Rounder Former England all-rounder Tim Bresnan has joined Warwickshire County Cricket Club on a two-year deal. Bresnan, 35, left Yorkshire earlier this month, ending a 19-year spell with the White Rose county. A story we covered in-depth here Yorkshire Lad Tim Bresnan Moves On Initially, Bresnan will complete a loan […] READ MORE


Ben Stokes to Captain England Against West Indies

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Stokes Captain and All-Rounder. Ben Stokes is preparing to captain England for the first time in next weeks first Test against the West Indies. England will be set to miss the services of Joe Root for the summers curtain-raising Test to attend the birth of his second child. Stokes captain and all-rounder? Root, who has […] READ MORE


Graham Gooch: England’s best opener of all time?

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Graham Gooch: Perhaps the greatest? Gooch is widely regarded by some as the greatest opening batsman to play for England in the modern era. His change of technique half-way through his career gave him awesome power with the bat and he once he was in, “he belted oppositions” according to Terry Alderman. Gooch was England’s […] READ MORE


Freddie Flintoff: England Cricket’s National Hero!

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Freddie Flintoff – The National Superstar Freddie Flintoff!  A personality, if ever there was one! Now a fully-fledged present on SKY and various other television channels, Andrew Flintoff has lived his life to the maximum. He trained incredibly hard to become a professional boxer and won his only fight in 2012 against Richard Dawson. However, […] READ MORE


Windies vs England: Joe Root side on the march

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Joe Root stamped his own personal authority on his England side as they romped to a 3-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka almost two months ago. The 28-year-old became the first English Test captain to win in Sri Lanka since 2001. Now, he aims to become the first to win in the Caribbean since 2004. A […] READ MORE


Can The Indian Pacers Script A Historic Win in England?

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Can The Indian Pacers Script A Historic Win in England? This is the test that Virat Kohli, the captain, will be judged on. A five-Test match series in England. This is more than just a bilateral Test series, this is India’s chance to stake their claim to truly be the Number One Test side in […] READ MORE