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Video: Andrew Flintoff left stunned as fan asks 'are you a fan of cricket?'

  • Someone just asked Andrew Flintoff, the former England all-rounder – if he was a 'fan' of cricket.
The young fan was in for a surprise. (Twitter)
The young fan was in for a surprise. (Twitter)
Updated on Dec 13, 2021 04:49 PM IST
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Flintoff ran back on to abuse Ganguly: Ex-Eng quick recalls incident from 2002

  • In a recent interaction with former Australia spinner Brad Hogg, former England fast bowler Steve Harmison narrated another incident that described the cold relations between Andrew Flintoff and Sourav Ganguly.
Sourav Ganguly and Andrew Flintoff in 2002. (Getty Images)
Sourav Ganguly and Andrew Flintoff in 2002. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 05:05 PM IST
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'This aged well': Flintoff takes a dig at Amitabh Bachchan for old tweet on Root

  • Root scored 218 runs in the first innings as England reached a mammoth score of 555/8 after two days of play in the first Test. Root has been getting a lot of plaudits for his batting and even an old tweet from Indian acting legend Amitabh Bachchan has resurfaced.
Amitabh Bachchan and Andrew Flintoff.(PTI/Getty)
Amitabh Bachchan and Andrew Flintoff.(PTI/Getty)
Updated on Feb 06, 2021 11:32 PM IST
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IPL 2020 - It’s a game of cricket whether it’s an Ashes Test or World Cup final: Stokes

IPL 2020: In the form of his life for the past three-four years, the 29-year-old already has 7000 plus runs and more than 270 wickets across formats and finds his name mentioned alongside the likes of Ian Botham and Andrew Flintoff.
England's Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 03:38 PM IST
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Can’t forget Ponting sledging me in 2005 Ashes Test, says Andrew Flintoff

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has spoken about the kind of sledging that then Australian men’s cricket team captain Ricky Ponting indulged in during the landmark Ashes series in 2005.
File photo of Andrew Flintoff and Ricky Ponting during the 2005 Ashes series.(Getty Images)
File photo of Andrew Flintoff and Ricky Ponting during the 2005 Ashes series.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 15, 2020 07:31 PM IST
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‘Was telling Inzy I want to hit that guy’: Shoaib Akhtar recalls on-field rivalry with Andrew Flintoff

Akhtar, in a conversation with Flintoff on a latest Talk Sport podcast uploaded on Youtube, gave his side of the story.
File image of Shoaib Akhtar and Andrew Flintoff.(HT Collage)
File image of Shoaib Akhtar and Andrew Flintoff.(HT Collage)
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 06:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘You look like Tarzan’ - Andrew Flintoff recalls hilarious sledging episode with Shoaib Akhtar

Speaking to Talk Sport, Flintoff recalled another hilarious sledging episode with Pakistan legend Shoaib Akhtar from a 2005 Test match between England and Pakistan.
Shoaib Akhtar and Andrew Flintoff.(HT Collage)
Shoaib Akhtar and Andrew Flintoff.(HT Collage)
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 02:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

6,6,6,6,6,6: 12 years of Yuvraj Singh’s six sixes in an over in T20 World Cup

BCCI celebrated the 12th anniversary of Yuvraj Singh’s incredible achievement by sharing a collage comprising each of Yuvraj’s six sixes he hit off England fast bowler Stuart Broad
Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in an over 12 years ago on this day(BCCI)
Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in an over 12 years ago on this day(BCCI)
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 08:20 AM IST
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Application for England coaching role was laughed at, says Andrew Flintoff

“I wrote an email for the interview, a month passed and I’d heard nothing. I chased it up, then I got a phone call saying they thought it was somebody taking the mick,” said Andrew Flintoff
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff(Getty Images)
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 11:17 AM IST
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London | ByReuters

Ashes 2019: Ben Stokes threat keeps Aussie skipper Tim Paine awake at night

Paine believed spinner Nathan Lyon has troubled Stokes at various times, but he has urged his fielders to provide better support than they did at Headingley.
Australia's Tim Paine during the press conference(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Tim Paine during the press conference(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 12:54 PM IST
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Manchester | ByReuters

Virtual 2005 Ashes re-run, but batting no patch

My thoughts immediately turned to Edgbaston 2005 when England won another close Ashes Test, but that time it was the ball eventually conquering the bat.
File image of England cricketers Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of England cricketers Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByIan Chappell

Ashes 2019: ‘Greatest all-rounder the country has ever produced’ - Moeen puts Stokes ahead of Botham after Headingley heroics

England vs Australia: Stokes’ epic knock evoked memories of Botham’s famous unbeaten century on the same ground in 1981 that sparked an equally unlikely home test triumph and made him an Ashes hero for the ages.
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 01:41 PM IST
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England vs Australia, 1st Test: Rory Burns joins unique list of batsmen to have batted all 5 days of a Test match

Burns is the fourth English player to join the list. Apart from him, the other England players to do so are Geoffrey Boycott, Allan Lamb and Andrew Flintoff.
England's Rory Burns joins an elite list.(AFP)
England's Rory Burns joins an elite list.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 04:52 PM IST
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ICC World Cup 2019 kicks off with 60-second challenge

The ICC World Cup opening ceremony was hosted by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff and cricket presenters Shibani Dandekar and Paddy McGuinness.
Former tennis player Pat Cash represents Australia at the ICC World Cup opening ceremony 60-second challenge.(Twitter)
Former tennis player Pat Cash represents Australia at the ICC World Cup opening ceremony 60-second challenge.(Twitter)
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:00 AM IST
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London | ByANI

Andrew Flintoff weighs in on Sachin Tendulkar vs Virat Kohli debate, gives huge compliment to India captain

Terming Virat Kohli as the ‘best player ever’, Flintoff stated that he never imagined that someone could even be compared to Sachin Tendulkar
Mumbai: Indian batsman Virat Kohli and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar before the 4th ODI cricket match between India and West Indies at Brabourne Stadium, in Mumbai, Monday, Oct 29, 2018.(PTI)
Mumbai: Indian batsman Virat Kohli and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar before the 4th ODI cricket match between India and West Indies at Brabourne Stadium, in Mumbai, Monday, Oct 29, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on May 10, 2019 02:56 PM IST
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Ahead of World Cup, Andrew Flintoff names player who can ‘steal the show’

For a multi-format cricketer such as Stokes, a dynamic pace-bowling all-rounder of a similar kind to the now-retired Flintoff, it could be a career-defining summer.
File image of Andrew Flintoff(Getty Images)
File image of Andrew Flintoff(Getty Images)
Updated on May 08, 2019 11:25 AM IST
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London | ByAFP

ICC World Cup 2019: Flintoff tells England to drop ‘anyone’ to get Archer into World Cup squad

The past week has seen Barbados-born paceman Archer show glimpses of his talent while making one-day international and Twenty20 debuts for England after completing a three-year residency period.
A file photo of England’s Jofra Archer.(Action Images via Reuters)
A file photo of England’s Jofra Archer.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on May 07, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

Shakib Al Hasan breaks Ian Botham’s record as Bangladesh crush Windies in Chittagong

Shakib also became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to take 200 wickets in Test cricket.
Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after the dismissal of the West Indies cricketer Shai Hope.(AFP/Getty Images)
Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan celebrates after the dismissal of the West Indies cricketer Shai Hope.(AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 24, 2018 02:24 PM IST
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Watch: You would never have seen such a bowling run up on cricket field

During a recent match a left-arm spinner tried something that had viewers spinning, literally. The bowler does a 360 degree turn before delivering. Unfortunately for the bowler the umpire called it a dead ball.
The bowler did a 360 degree turn in a recent Ranji game.(BCCI)
The bowler did a 360 degree turn in a recent Ranji game.(BCCI)
Updated on Nov 08, 2018 03:31 PM IST
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Controlling the controllables, the key to unorthodox Chanderpaul’s success

According to Steve Bull, who was the England men’s team psychologist between 1997 and 2014, batting as a sporting discipline is “as close to unique as you can get”.
File image of batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul in action for West Indies.(Getty Images)
File image of batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul in action for West Indies.(Getty Images)
Published on Oct 19, 2018 04:09 PM IST
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In captaincy and as an opener, Alastair Cook was always ready for the toughest test

Alastair Cook England’s highest Test run-getter, flew half way across the globe after he was summoned from the A squad in the West Indies to Nagpur, scoring a century on debut in March, 2006. Cook’s 60 and 104 not out in the two innings of the drawn game.
Alastair Cook played 158 consecutive Tests for England, which is a record.(AFP)
Alastair Cook played 158 consecutive Tests for England, which is a record.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 03, 2018 10:34 PM IST
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Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner’s heroics: A list of other final-day Test escapes

Following Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner’s heroics for New Zealand against England, a look at other occasions when tailenders have led their teams to dramatic escapes on the final day of a Test match
Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner defied England’s bowling attack to help New Zealand salvage the second Test and clinch a 1-0 series win.(REUTERS)
Ish Sodhi and Neil Wagner defied England’s bowling attack to help New Zealand salvage the second Test and clinch a 1-0 series win.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 11:42 PM IST
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