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Jack Leach focused on West Indies series

LONDON: Jack Leach wants to reclaim his role as England’s first-choice spinner in Tests as he returns from illness-enforced break. Jack Leach is aware of the competition for places in the England Test squad as he works his way back into the setup following the bout of sepsis that kept ...

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Bairstow eyes England wicketkeeper role

LONDON: Jonny Bairstow believes he can regain his role as England s Test wicketkeeper as players prepare to go head-to-head for a place in the side to face the West Indies. England are gearing up for a three-Test series against the Caribbean side next month that will mark the return of ...

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Anderson grateful for Windies scary tour decision

LONDON: James Anderson has thanked the West Indies for taking the “scary decision” to tour England, with Britain suffering the worst coronavirus death toll in Europe. More than 40,000 people are confirmed to have died from COVID-19 in Britain s outbreak so far. The West Indies arrived in Manchester on Tuesday ...

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Holder urges West Indies to ‘grasp’ England chance

LONDON:  West Indies captain Jason Holder has urged his side to grasp the opportunity provided by a Test series in England as international cricket prepares to return after the coronavirus shutdown. The West Indies arrived in Manchester on Tuesday ahead of their three-match series in July and Holder was in ...

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England cricket chief expects delay to West Indies series

© Getty Images LONDON: England cricket team chief Ashley Giles has forecast a significant delay to the home series against the West Indies in June should the coronavirus relent sufficiently to allow the three Tests to go ahead. The county championship, comprising four-day matches, was due to start on Sunday ...

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Simmons powers West Indies to series-levelling T20 win in India

HIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Opener Lendl Simmons struck an attacking 67 to lead the West Indies to a series-levelling eight-wicket win over India in the second Twenty20 international. Simmons put on crucial partnerships including a 73-run opening stand with Evin Lewis, who made 40, as West Indies chased down 171 in 18.3 overs ...

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Kieron Pollard To Lead West Indies ODI, T20I Teams

JAMAICA: The West Indies cricket selection panel named the ODI and T20I squads for the ‘Maroon Brigade’ which will take on India in the upcoming series in December. Reigning World T20 champions West Indies will lock horns with India in 3-match T20I series in Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai between December ...

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Cornwall puts West Indies in command against Afghanistan

Rahkeem Cornwall

LUCKNOW: Rahkeem Cornwall picked up a career-best 7 for 75 as Afghanistan squandered a sound start to be dismissed for 187 on the first day of the inaugural Test at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. In response, West Indies lost two early wickets before John Campbell and Shamarh Brooks took them ...

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Gayle says ‘I don’t get respect’ after leaving Jozi Stars

PARIS: West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle demanded more respect on Monday after waving goodbye to South Africa’s Mzansi Super League with his team Jozi Stars yet to win a game in the current campaign. Former West Indies captain Gayle, 40, scored just 101 runs in six innings before his ...

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Virat Kohli returns to lead India T20 squad against Windies

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli will return to lead the team for three Twenty20 internationals and three ODI matches against the West Indies starting next month, national selectors announced. Besides star batsman Kohli, fast bowlers Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and spin-bowling all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja have also made a ...

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