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England's Broad says he is 'fit and firing' for Ashes

Broad picked up the injury after the first test against India in August and missed the rest of the series.
Stuart Broad(Action Images via Reuters)
Stuart Broad(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 12:30 PM IST
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‘No talk among England players about Stokes return for Ashes’: Mark Wood

Stokes had taken an indefinite break from cricket to focus on his mental health while also recovering from a second operation on a broken finger, and was not included in coach Chris Silverwood's squad for the Ashes.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes(REUTERS)
England all-rounder Ben Stokes(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 12:23 PM IST
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Tim Paine 'devastated' by Pucovski blow, backs Harris to open

Pucovski's history of concussion problems could mean the young opener is sidelined for at least part of the Ashes series, which starts on December 8 in Brisbane.
Tim Paine 'devastated' by Pucovski blow(HT Collage)
Tim Paine 'devastated' by Pucovski blow(HT Collage)
Published on Oct 15, 2021 11:26 AM IST
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We will look at how India went about their business in Australia: ENG coach

Down 0-1 after being skittled out for 36 in the opener, an injury-ravaged India staged an incredible comeback to claim the four-match series in their last series in Australia.
FILE PHOTO: England head coach Chris Silverwood(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: England head coach Chris Silverwood(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 10:17 PM IST
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England name strongest available squad for Ashes

Stokes was unavailable as he continues his indefinite break from cricket to focus on his mental health, while also recovering from a second operation on a broken finger. Curran was omitted due to a stress fracture in his lower back.
England captain Joe Root(ANI)
England captain Joe Root(ANI)
Updated on Oct 10, 2021 05:11 PM IST
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England to decide on Ashes series in Australia this week

The tour is in doubt because of restrictions in place in Australia due to the pandemic.
England captain Joe Root, left, and Australia's captain Tim Paine pose with the Ashes urn: File photo(AP)
England captain Joe Root, left, and Australia's captain Tim Paine pose with the Ashes urn: File photo(AP)
Published on Oct 04, 2021 03:25 PM IST
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'I'll be ready for Ashes series': Australia captain Tim Paine

Tim Paine had been suffering from severe pain down his left side caused by a pinched nerve and, on the advice of surgeons, underwent the procedure on Tuesday.
Australia captain Tim Paine. (Getty Images)
Australia captain Tim Paine. (Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 17, 2021 07:48 AM IST
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Vaughan says Ashes could be a 'farcical series' if travel issues are not sorted

England are due to start the first match of the five-test series against Australia on December 8, with the final meeting to be played from January 14 to 18.
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File picture of Michael Vaughan(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 28, 2021 11:58 AM IST
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Hasn't been plain sailing, but we have good strides as Test team: Root

  • England Test skipper Joe Root has said that the biggest challenge for his side would be to peak before the Ashes series against Australia.
Joe Root said England's selection panel will face a tricky balancing act. (Getty Images)
Joe Root said England's selection panel will face a tricky balancing act. (Getty Images)
Published on May 15, 2021 09:28 PM IST
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Warner, Smith braced for ‘very hostile’ South Africa crowds after cheating scandal

The batsmen are both in the Australian squad for three Twenty20s and three ODIs beginning February 21. Their T20 on February 26 will mark the tourists’ first match at Newlands since the 2018 scandal.
File image of David Warner, Steve Smith(PTI)
File image of David Warner, Steve Smith(PTI)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 10:09 AM IST
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Ashley Giles fears Ben Stokes being targeted after England success

It has also emerged that Stokes and his mother are launching legal action against The Sun newspaper following a front-page story on a family tragedy that occurred more than 30 years ago.
File image of India cricketer Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of India cricketer Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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London | By AFP

‘If Steve Smith was Indian, his technique would be accepted’

“We see Kohli, Gavaskar, (Rohit) Sharma, Ganguly, Sehwag - all these players have unique techniques. The Indian system is all about output, about scoring runs, ‘We don’t care how you do it as long as you do it’, whereas in Australia we wanted you to score well and we wanted you to look good.”
Australia batsman Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia batsman Steve Smith(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 08:13 AM IST
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Melbourne | By Press Trust of India

Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer promise bright England Test future

England’s focus on white-ball cricket paid off handsomely when they became world champions for the first time in July, beating New Zealand in a dramatic final.
England's Jofra Archer celebrates with England's Ben Stokes after taking the wicket of Australia's Marnus Labuschagne.(AP)
England's Jofra Archer celebrates with England's Ben Stokes after taking the wicket of Australia's Marnus Labuschagne.(AP)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 05:11 PM IST
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London | By Agence France-Presse

‘Pretty cooked mentally and physically,’ Steve Smith looking forward to rest after stupendous effort in Ashes

Smith’s tally of 774 runs from seven innings with a Bradmanesque 110-plus average in a bowler-dominated series illustrates how he single-handedly carried Australia’s run-scoring burden.
Steve Smith after the fifth Ashes Test.(Action Images via Reuters)
Steve Smith after the fifth Ashes Test.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 01:31 PM IST
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London | By Reuters

Ashes 2019: England-Australia draw series 2-2, history repeats after 47 years

After being set a target of 399, Australia was bundled out for 263 runs in the final innings. Matthew Wade was the top-scorer for Aussies as he played a knock of 117 runs whereas Stuart Broad scalped four wickets for England.
England's Joe Root, left, and Australia's Tim Paine hold the trophy during the presentation ceremony(AP)
England's Joe Root, left, and Australia's Tim Paine hold the trophy during the presentation ceremony(AP)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 09:11 AM IST
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Ashes 2019: Stuart Broad equals world record after dismissing David Warner

Stuart Broad became the fifth bowler overall and first from England to take 20+ wickets in an Ashes series. He also became the 7th England bowler ever to take 20+ wickets in 5 or more Test series.
England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Marcus Harris.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's Marcus Harris.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 09:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Steve Smith: Redemption song now a chartbuster

Among batsmen to score 600 plus in an Ashes series in England, Steve Smith is only behind the Don, who amassed 974 runs at an average of 139.14 from seven innings with four 100-plus knocks in the 1930 series in England
Steve Smith has taken the Ashes by storm(Action Images via Reuters)
Steve Smith has taken the Ashes by storm(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 10:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By N Ananthanarayanan

‘Unbelievable’: Superhero Stokes hails breathtaking third Ashes Test triumph

28-year-old left-handed batsman Stokes, whose five-and-a-half hour innings was a brilliantly paced mix of defence and aggression, saw England home with a superb 135 not out.
England’s Ben Stokes celebrates winning on day four of the third Ashes Test match against Australia.(AP)
England’s Ben Stokes celebrates winning on day four of the third Ashes Test match against Australia.(AP)
Updated on Aug 26, 2019 12:58 AM IST
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England vs Australia, Ashes 2019 3rd Test Preview: Getting batting order right key for England in Steve Smith absence

Initially, Smith passed a concussion test and was allowed to return to the field and complete his innings, but his condition worsened and Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed he is not fit to play in the third test, which starts on Thursday.
Australia's Steve Smith with team doctor Richard Saw during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith with team doctor Richard Saw during nets.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 05:13 PM IST
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Leeds | By Reuters

‘Standards can only be maintained if teams are strong’: Harbhajan Singh responds to Sourav Ganguly

Harbhajan Singh also took to Twitter to respond to Sourav Ganguly and said that standards can only improve if the teams are strong but in his opinion, there are no more than four sides who are impressive at the moment in world cricket.
A file photo of Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh.(AP)
A file photo of Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh.(AP)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 07:49 PM IST
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Sourav Ganguly passes verdict on Ashes, throws challenge to other teams

In a rain-curtailed match at Lord’s England pushed Australia to a corner, but the visitors managed to hang on to a draw in a pulsating final day.
File image of Sourav Ganguly(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
File image of Sourav Ganguly(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 01:20 PM IST
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Rain washes out opening session of second Ashes 2019 Test

Further rain then meant hopes of any play in the first session soon disappeared, with the prospect of the players taking the field at all on Wednesday increasingly slim.
A spectator looks at the field of play that is covered to protect the wicket from rain.(AP)
A spectator looks at the field of play that is covered to protect the wicket from rain.(AP)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 06:07 PM IST
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London | By Agence France-Presse

Ben Stokes plays down redemption talk after World Cup heroics

Stokes was also stripped of the Test vice-captaincy and missed the Ashes tour, but he worked his way back from that chastening incident to enjoy a key role in England’s first ever World Cup title.
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(AFP)
File image of England cricketer Ben Stokes.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 05:12 PM IST
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World Cup success can spur England to Ashes glory: Joe Root

Hosts England ended a 44-year wait to win the World Cup as they beat New Zealand side on boundary count after a tied Super Over in a dramatic final on Sunday.
File image of Joe Root(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Joe Root(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jul 16, 2019 10:27 AM IST
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Paul Farbrace to step down as England assistant coach for Warwickshire role

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace is to leave his role at the end of the ongoing tour of West Indies to join county side Warwickshire as sport director
File photo of England assistant coach Paul Farbrace.(Action Images via Reuters)
File photo of England assistant coach Paul Farbrace.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 11:38 PM IST
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Steve Smith to undergo elbow surgery, will wear a brace for six weeks

A ligament in Smith’s right elbow is the cause for concern. The 29-year-old has been banned for one year for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March 2018.
File image of Steve Smith.(Getty Images)
File image of Steve Smith.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 12, 2019 02:41 PM IST
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Virat Kohli has an advice for the Australian team travelling to England for Ashes series

The Indian captain, who scored 593 runs in five Test matches, said that the Aussie batsmen will have to leave their egos at home if they are to succeed against the Dukes ball.
File image of Virat Kohli.(AFP)
File image of Virat Kohli.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 11:47 PM IST
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IPL 2019: Australian players won’t be available for entire season - Board

After a miserable run of form this year, Cricket Australia are determined the players’ key focus is on defending their one-day title ahead of an Ashes series against England.
Australia's captain Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth on November 4, 2018(AFP)
Australia's captain Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth on November 4, 2018(AFP)
Updated on Nov 15, 2018 10:23 AM IST
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Steve Smith makes smashing return to cricket in Australia

Their Cricket Australia bans expire on March 28 and it looks like they will be welcomed back into the Australia set up for next year’s 50-overs World Cup and Ashes series in England.
File photo of Steve Smith(REUTERS)
File photo of Steve Smith(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 11:39 AM IST
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‘Ensuring a healthy environment is the duty of every individual’

In 2013, the city authorities of Melbourne assigned trees with numbers and email addresses to make it easier for people to report complaints they might have regarding trees with outreaching branches or those that might have tilted over a garage.
Wildlife expert and author Prerna Bindra at her residence in Vatika City Sector-49, in Gurugram, India.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Wildlife expert and author Prerna Bindra at her residence in Vatika City Sector-49, in Gurugram, India.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 28, 2018 05:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prrerna Singh Bindra
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