Stokes not to be made captain in Root’s absence?

“Just as when Joe was made vice-captain, that doesn’t necessarily mean Ben is going to be a shoo-in to be England captain”

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England’s director of cricket Andrew Strauss has revealed that vice-captain Ben Stokes is not necessarily “going to be a shoo-in” should newly appointed Test captain Joe Root be unavailable for a match. Continue reading

India vs South Africa 2nd ODI: Dhoni helps India level series

Dhoni was named Man of the Match for his superb knock of 92 not out

Dhoni was named Man of the Match for his superb knock of 92 not out

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India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni led by example as he smashed an unbeaten 92 to not only guide his side to a 22-run win over South Africa in the second ODI in Indore, but also level the series at 1-1.

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South Africa vs New Zealand 2nd T20: New Zealand end series as 1-1 draw behind Guptill’s 60

Guptill hit six boundaries and three sixes during his knock of 60

Guptill hit six boundaries and three sixes during his knock of 60

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New Zealand opener Martin Guptill hammered an entertaining 60 runs to not only lead the Black Caps to a convincing 32-run win over South Africa in Centurion, but also ensure that the series ended as a 1-1 draw.

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