‘As a team we are always going to be disappointed by the Champions Trophy final’, says Alastair Cook

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“We had an opportunity to win the Champions Trophy and the Ashes in a short space of time and we didn’t quite take it”

England captain Alastair Cook has publicly admitted that he and his team-mates “are always going to be disappointed by the Champions Trophy final”, in which they lost to India by five runs in Birmingham.

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I am ‘itching’ to make my return, says Zaheer Khan

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Khan was not included in India’s Champions Trophy squad

India veteran pace bowler Zaheer Khan has announced that he is “itching” to make his international return and regain his spot in the national team after spending¬†four-and-a-half months on the sidelines with a calf injury he picked while playing in the Ranji Trophy.

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James Sutherland sheds light on decision behind Australia’s homework controversy

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Sutherland is taking all the necessary steps to ensure another incident like this never occurs again

Cricket Australia chief executive, James Sutherland, has finally broken his silence over the board’s highly controversial decision to axe four players midway through the recent four-Test series against India.

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I think we may never see Virender Sehwag in India colours again, says Geoffrey Boycott

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Has Sehwag reached the end of the line?

Legendary England batsman Geoffrey Boycott believes India opener Virender Sehwag will never don the national team colours again, especially after the success Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan had during the four-Test series against Australia.

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Michael Hussey would be welcomed back with open arms, says Mickey Arthur

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Arthur would be over the moon if Hussey decided to come out of retirement

Australia coach Mickey Arthur has announced that the national team and selectors would welcome retired batsman Michael Hussey back into the squad with open arms if he decided to come out of retirement and help bolster the team’s rather lacklustre batting order for the back-to-back Ashes series this year.

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We have given England the edge for the Ashes due to our numerous controversies, says John Buchanan

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Australia have widely been regarded as the underdogs heading into this year’s Ashes series

Australia national selector John Buchanan has admitted that England hold the edge going into the first leg of the back-to-back Ashes series later on this year since the national team has been deeply scarred by the numerous controversies they have been involved in lately.

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