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Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant captaincy contenders

It’s been nearly a year in the making, but England and India will finally conclude the Pataudi Trophy series that began in August 2021, when the two teams face off at Edgbaston for the fifth Test from Friday. Had this contest taken place when originally scheduled, the visitors would’ve gone into the match as strong …

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Exclusive: Brendon McCullum on his first series as England coach and his advice for the Black Caps

England’s test coach Brendon McCullum looks on before the third day of the second test match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Photo / AP England coach and Black Caps great Brendon McCullum talks to Andrew Alderson about the new Baz-ball era, sustaining an aggressive approach to the test format, his assessment of Ben Stokes as …

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Andrew Symonds, tribute, death, mate, Fox Cricket, news, highlights, Australia Test Team, ODI World Champions

Few people knew the late great Andrew Symonds like Steve Fitzsimmons. In 1989, when a ‘big gangly fella’ arrived at All Saints on the Gold Coast and picked up a cricket bat, almost everyone knew this 13-year-old was destined for greatness. Symonds’ dad, Ken, had been employed at the newly-founded school and moved his family …

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County Championship: Ali Orr hits career-best 141 as Sussex complete epic run chase against Derbyshire

Ali Orr beat his previous highest score of 119 in his superb innings at Hove LV= County Championship Division Two, The 1st Central County Ground, Hove (day four): Derbyshire 551-8 dec & 127-7 dec: Reese 42*; Brooks 5-46 Sussex 337 & 345-5: Orr 141, Rizwan 76*, Alsop 55; Reese 2-47 Sussex (21 pts) beat Derbyshire …

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Breaking down the Ajaz Patel snub and why New Zealand pitches render spinners redundant

Hamish Bennett played 31 internationals for the Black Caps and is a cricket columnist for Stuff OPINION: Hindsight is a wonderful thing and makes it even clearer that Ajaz Patel should have played at Trent Bridge and Headingley. So how did it come to this, where the country’s top spin bowler was omitted, as the …

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