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Chris Woakes England’s most under-rated cricketer: Hussain

MANCHESTER: Former England captain Naseer Hussain feels Chris Woakes is the most under-valued England cricketer and he would have the all-rounder in the side for the second Test against Pakistan over veteran James Anderson. Woakes stormed back to form with the bat as he hit a match-winning 84 not out ...

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Andrew Strauss emotional after England reach World Cup final

BIRMINGHAM: Former England director of cricket Andrew Strauss was overcome with emotion after the team he helped build “obliterated” Australia to reach the World Cup final on Thursday. England booked their first World Cup final appearance for 27 years with an eight-wicket rout of holders Australia at Edgbaston. Eoin Morgan’s ...

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Woakes hands England series sweep

LEEDS: After half-centuries from Joe Root (84) and Eoin Morgan (76) had helped England post 351-9 from their 50 overs, Woakes (5-54) ripped through the Pakistan top order in a fine opening burst. He took three wickets without conceding a run in his first two overs to leave the tourists ...

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Woakes replaces Stokes as England drop Dawid Malan for 2nd Test

BIRMINGHAM: England recalled Chris Woakes in place of Ben Stokes and brought in Ollie Pope to replace the dropped batsman Dawid Malan when they named a 13-man squad on Sunday for next week’s second Test against India at Lord’s. Stokes took three wickets on Saturday, including the prize scalp of ...

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Woakes, Stokes ruled out of Australia ODIs

FILE PHOTO LONDON: England have confirmed allrounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes will miss the remainder of Australia’s Qantas Tour of the United Kingdom. The pair had been expected to recover from their respective injuries towards the back end of the five-match series, with England currently leading the ODI series ...

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Virat Kohli will boost English county cricket, says Chris Woakes

BIRMINGHAM: England paceman Chris Woakes said Friday that Virat Kohli’s decision to play for Surrey will raise the standard of English county cricket, as the Indian skipper faces criticism for missing a landmark Test. Kohli will skip Afghanistan’s first-ever Test, in Bangalore against India, to play county cricket in preparation ...

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Misbah, Kohli and Younis get Wisden honours

LONDON: Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of the respected Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, – ‘cricket’s bible’ – published this week. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan were named as two of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year. According ...

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Root and Woakes guide England to ODI series victory against West Indies

WALES: Joe Root and Chris Woakes combined magnificently to help England to victory over the West Indies in the second one-day international at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Eoin Morgan’s side struggled midway through their innings against the Windies, who were bowled out for 225 runs after 47.5 overs, but ...

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