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“He is a good player and a tough individual but the best thing for him to do would be to take a leaf out of David Warner’s book and just play with it”
Former England captain David Gower believes pace bowler Stuart Broad has a chance to win the hearts of the Australian fans when the national team travel to the Land Down Under in November if he follows the lead of Australia’s opening batsman David Warner.
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The England players have come under fire for their behaviour after retaining the Ashes
England captain Alastair Cook had demanded an apology from Australian broadcaster Channel Nine after they said that the England batsmen were trying to cheat the Hot Spot technology by putting silicon tape around the edges of their bats.
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Sutherland has assured all Australian fans that the rotation policy will cease to exist during the Ashes
Cricket Australia’s rotation policy has been controversial since day one as the board continues to search for ways to protect their pace bowlers from falling victim to career-threatening injuries, but Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has looked to calm fears by stating that none of the baggy greens’ quick bowlers will be rotated during the upcoming Ashes series.
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Dhoni believes a wicket is more likely to fall is fielders are placed on the boundaries
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes that the use of aggressive fields during Test matches has long gone since players have become a lot more attacking in their approach and mentality, while the pitches nowadays are also much livelier than they used to be during the golden era of Test cricket.
Root became an overnight hero after his stellar innings against India
England Test coach Andy Flower has warned the cricketing community not to over-hype the early success of Joe Root after there were increasing calls for the 22-year-old to start opening alongside captain Alastair Cook in Test matches and also mounting speculation over which member of the batting line-up he will replace for the upcoming Champions Trophy in June.
Abbott is eagerly awaiting South Africa’s next Test series in seven months time
In just one Test match, 25-year-old South Africa pace bowler Kyle Abbott became a household name in the country after taking nine wickets against Pakistan during the third Test at Centurion.
Akram believes Dhoni’s support will be crucial in helping Gambhir rekindle his form and confidence
Former Pakistan pace bowler Wasim Akram has called on India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to continue supporting opening batsman Gautam Gambhir after he was ousted from the team for their ongoing four-Test series against Australia.
Khan refuses to believe his career has come to an end
While some cricket pundits and former players feel that India pace bowler Zaheer Khan has reached the end of his career, the seamer believes otherwise, stating that “by no means am I done” and added that he can still play for “another 3-4 years” before he even considers retiring.
The ECB will review Thorpe’s performance after the New Zealand series
England have appointed former batsman Graham Thorpe as their new limited overs batting coach for the ongoing limited overs series against New Zealand.