Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Tag Archives: ECB

Saqlain commits to England as spin consultant

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LONDON: Saqlain Mushtaq is set to join the ECB on a two-year contract. Saqlain, the former Pakistan spinner, has already had a couple of spells with the England team as a “spin consultant” for two years. In India it was noticeable that the performance of Adil Rashid, in particular, dipped ...

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ECB tell England players to be brave and smile

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LONDON: England’s new Test captain Joe Root and One Day counterpart Eoin Morgan must provide crowd pleasing cricket and bear a sunny disposition so as to attract new players to the game, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. The ECB is taking steps to significantly boost the number of ...

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ECB chairman slams Imran Khan

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LONDON: England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has slammed former Pakistan captain Imran Khan for “disrespecting” leading cricket stars Darren Sammy and Dawid Malan, who recently visited Lahore for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017. In an exclusive interview with Pakistani tv in London, Graves ...

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Joe Root replaces Cook as England test captain

LONDON: Joe Root said he felt “privileged, humbled and very excited” to be named England test cricket captain, replacing Alastair Cook who resigned last week after four and a half years in charge. Colin Graves, chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), said in a statement that the ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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Alastair Cook quits as England Test captain – ECB

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LONDON: Alastair Cook has resigned as England Test captain after a record 59 matches in the role, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. Cook, England´s leading scorer in Tests with 11,057 runs, became captain in August 2012 and led his country to Ashes glory on home ...

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Stocks, euro push higher as ECB stimulus plan looms

LONDON: World shares climbed to a near three-month high on Thursday as encouraging China data and a record high Wall Street kept traders upbeat ahead of an expected extension of the European Central Bank’s already generous stimulus programme. Asia had shares hustled to one-month highs after Wall Street strode to ...

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