Joe Root
Joe Root: “We have a nice selection headache”
England’s Test captain Joe Root said that completing a series victory against South Africa in their backyard would be a great captaincy highlight by him, especially after the number of challenges they had to face over the past few weeks. “It would be (a big deal) because of the various things that we have had […]
By Shruti - Jan 25, 2020
Mohammad Hafeez
Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez Will Retire after T20 World Cup
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez who was recalled said on Friday said he will retire from international cricket after the Twenty20 World Cup later this year. He shared that he would end his career on a positive note. The 38-year-old was Thursday recalled to Pakistan’s Twenty20 squad in their upcoming series against Bangladesh which will start […]
By Shruti - Jan 19, 2020
Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali Feels It’s Easy to Point the Finger at Him
England all-rounder Moeen Ali recently said that he felt he was one of the first players to be criticised easily if things went wrong in the national front. Moeen has taken an indefinite break from Test cricket after the ECB accepted his proposal in August. “I needed this break to recharge the batteries. It’s not […]
By Shruti - Jan 19, 2020
Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes excited after winning Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year after having a fabulous 12 months. During that period, the all-rounder helped England to win the ICC World Cup. However, he said that the honour and the award was a testament to his teammates and the […]
By Shruti - Jan 16, 2020
Andrew Strauss
ICC Shouldn’t Push Four-day Tests if it’s a Hard Sell, Says Andrew Strauss
Former England director of cricket Andrew Strauss said that the ICC should not change the length of Test matches and keep it a five-day affair. “If you asked how many people want to reduce Test matches down from five days to four, the answer is probably not that many,” Strauss told the Guardian. “My gut […]
By Shruti - Jan 11, 2020
Joe Root
Faf du Plessis & Joe Root Support the Five-day Tests
South African captain Faf du Plessis said on Tuesday that he did not support the idea of a four-day Test matches – despite Cricket South Africa supported the format. “I suppose you’ve got to ask CSA what their opinion is,” said Faf du Plessis after a nail-biting finish to the second Test against England, which […]
By Shruti - Jan 10, 2020
Jos Buttler Not Happy With His Performance
England’s wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has proved his worth in white-ball cricket, but he failed to maintain that in the Test matches. After having a not-so-good 2019, where he played 11 Tests and scored 502 runs at an average of 25. “I feel like I’m not quite performing to the standards I need to,” Buttler […]
By Shruti - Jan 3, 2020
England Players Can’t Play Football As Their Warm-up?
The England cricket team seems to have decided not to play football to warm-up before a training session after they lost the opener, Rory Burns, to it for the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against South Africa. Burns, who was England’s top run-getter in the first Test, injured his left ankle while playing […]
By CricShots - Jan 3, 2020
Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes Returns To Newlands As England Try To Level Series
Ben Stokes has returned to the squad for the second Test between England and South Africa at Newlands on Friday. Four years ago Stokes smashed 258 off 198 balls with 11 sixes and sharing in a world Test record sixth-wicket partnership of 399 with Jonny Bairstow, whose 150 not out from 191 balls was equally […]
By Shruti - Jan 2, 2020
Chris Silverwood Says England Not Afraid to Make Big Selection Calls if Needed
England coach Chris Silverwood has said that either James Anderson or Stuart Broad is going to be dropped for the second Test against South Africa in Capetown as they will bring in a spinner. A 107-run defeat in the first Test at Centurion raised may questions. Moreover, many of the players were not well health-wise. “In […]
By Shruti - Jan 1, 2020
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