Friday, 22 October 2021

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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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Strauss lauds Cook as England’s ‘greatest player’

LONDON: Alastair Cook was lauded as England’s “greatest ever player” by former opening partner Andrew Strauss during his final Test before international retirement. Cook was thrust straight into the action in his farewell Test after England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India at the ...

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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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Cook to remain England test skipper, says Strauss

VISAKHAPATNAM: Director of England cricket Andrew Strauss expects Alastair Cook to carry on as the test captain well into the summer of 2017, saying the 31-year-old is comfortable with the responsibility. Cook triggered speculation about his captaincy when he told the Cricketer magazine that he did not know “how much ...

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