‘I’m gonna kill you’ – Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar said this to which current England star?

Liam Plunkett recalled how Shoaib Akhtar told him I'm gonna kill you England Pakistan cricket

Liam Plunkett on Shoaib Akhtar: “I faced Shoaib Akhtar in my first-ever Test match. Because I played with Durham before that, I was marking my run-up before the Test and he just smiled and said ‘I’m gonna kill you’ and laughed”

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England pace bowler Liam Plunkett recalled how legendary Pakistan seamer Shoaib Akhtar said that he was going to kill him before laughing.

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2019 World Cup 41st Match: Bairstow stars as England storm into World Cup semi-finals for first time since 1992

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Jonny Bairstow’s ninth ODI century and second successive one in the World Cup helped England qualify for the semi-finals for the first time since 1992

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England opener Jonny Bairstow hammered a superb 106 to not only lead his side to a 119-run win over New Zealand in Durham, but also into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992.

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West Indies pack squad with superstars for lone T20 against England

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Chris Gayle has been included in the West Indies’ squad for the one-off Twenty20 International against England

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The West Indies have gone for a mix of experience and youth in their squad for the one-off Twenty20 International against England, which will be held on September 16 in Durham.

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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