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Sunrisers Hyderabad removed David Warner has their captain. (Twitter)

'Someone's not happy about it': Swann calls Warner's captaincy snub a punishment

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 12:25 PM IST
  • IPL 2021: Graeme Swann believes David Warner paid the price for his comments, which eventually led to him being axed of captaincy of the franchise.
Graeme Swann.
Graeme Swann.

'I never thought I would ever see that': Swann on Faf dropping Pollard's catch

UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2021 12:05 PM IST
  • Pollard was batting on 70 when he gave a catch to one of the best fielders in the game, Faf du Plessis. But the South African, to the surprise of many, dropped the catch and as it turned out, the match also.
Stuart Broad comments on Suryakumar Yadav's dismissal.(PTI/Twitter)
Stuart Broad comments on Suryakumar Yadav's dismissal.(PTI/Twitter)

'A stinking decision': Swann and Broad on Suryakumar's controversial dismissal

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 07:37 AM IST
Suryakumar Yadav smashed 31-ball 57 to help India achieve a match-winning total of 185 runs. He was looking good for a big score but lost his wicket to a controversial decision.
Suryakumar Yadav fields during the 2nd T20I. (BCCI)
Suryakumar Yadav fields during the 2nd T20I. (BCCI)

'One of the harshest things I've seen': Ex-players surprised at Surya's omission

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2021 07:29 PM IST
  • India vs England: The India batsman, despite not getting a chance to bat on his debut, was left out of the Playing XI for the 3rd T20I.
India v England - Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India - March 12, 2021 India's Virat Kohli walks off after losing his wicket(REUTERS)
India v England - Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India - March 12, 2021 India's Virat Kohli walks off after losing his wicket(REUTERS)

'Rashid was not given new ball for Kohli': Swann on England's 'masterstroke'

UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2021 06:46 PM IST
  • Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann, said Adil Rashid wasn’t given the new ball keeping Virat Kohli in mind but he was asked to start the proceedings to keep Shikhar Dhawan in check as the left-handed opener likes pace on the ball at the start of his innings.
England captain Eoin Morgan (L), former Indian captain MS Dhoni(HT Collage)
England captain Eoin Morgan (L), former Indian captain MS Dhoni(HT Collage)

'He is for England, what MS Dhoni used to be for India': Swann lauds Morgan

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 12:22 PM IST
Morgan holds an excellent record as a T20I captain. Under his leadership, England have won 31 out of the 54 encounters and are currently placed at the top of the ICC T20I rankings.
Graeme Swann and Washington Sundar.
Graeme Swann and Washington Sundar.

'Left him high & dry': Swann says he 'felt' bad for Sundar who missed out on ton

UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 03:30 PM IST
India vs England: Speaking on Star Sports during the Lunch break, former England cricketer Graeme Swann said that he feels bad for the 21-year-old Washington Sundar.
Former England pacer Graeme Swann (Twitter)
Former England pacer Graeme Swann (Twitter)

'Got to take your hats off to him': Graeme Swann heaps praise on India bowler

UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:45 AM IST
Graeme Swann said he knew there was bit in it for the seamers but he had no idea that it would be Mohammed Siraj who would end up extracting the most out of it during Day 1 of India vs England 4th Test in Ahmedabad.
File image of Graeme Swann(Getty Images)
File image of Graeme Swann(Getty Images)

'He should go on leave for a week': Swann feels India spinner 'has done enough'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 10:23 AM IST
  • India spinners have dominated England in the last two Tests and Graeme Swann reckons one of them needs to go 'on a leave'.
File image of former England bowler Graeme Swann.(AP Photo)
File image of former England bowler Graeme Swann.(AP Photo)

India don't complain about playing on green decks: Swann on pitch criticism

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:38 AM IST
  • Ind vs Eng: The visitors were bundled out for 112 and 81 in consecutive days as India completed a 10-wicket win to take an unassailable 2-1 lead in the series. A total of 17 wickets fell on the second day.
File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)
File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)

Swann explains how Eng focussed too much on Ashes instead of 'best team' India

UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2021 08:36 PM IST
One of the last teams to beat India at home was England in 2012. Led by Alaistair Cook, England managed to win the Test series 2-1. Former England captain Michael Vaughan even labelled that win bigger than the Ashes win in 2011.
England will lock horns with India in the first on Friday in Chennai(Twitter)
England will lock horns with India in the first on Friday in Chennai(Twitter)

‘English cricket still doesn’t understand spin’: Graeme Swann

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 05:52 PM IST
In an interview, former England spinner Graeme Swann mentioned how Joe Root's field placement against spinners in the recently-concluded Sri Lanka tour was questionable.
File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)
File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)

I think beating India in India is a far higher thing: Graeme Swann

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:33 PM IST
"England always saying 'well the Ashes are coming up'. Australia are not the best team in the world anymore. They used to be, by miles, ... they're not now, but we're obsessed with this," said Swann.
IPL 2020: Will Sunrisers Hyderabad make it to the playoffs? Graeme Swann thinks so.(IPL/Twitter)
IPL 2020: Will Sunrisers Hyderabad make it to the playoffs? Graeme Swann thinks so.(IPL/Twitter)

IPL 2020: Graeme Swann explains why he feels Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals can make it to top 4

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 08:07 PM IST
IPL 2020: Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann is a fan of Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals, and feels both teams can make it to the playoffs stage this season.
IPL 2020: Glenn Maxwell’s numbers are hurting his KXIP side.(Kings XI Punjab/Twitter)
IPL 2020: Glenn Maxwell’s numbers are hurting his KXIP side.(Kings XI Punjab/Twitter)

IPL 2020: ‘I’m flabbergasted that he retained his place,’ Graeme Swann shocked after Kings XI Punjab persist with Glenn Maxwell

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:35 AM IST
IPL 2020: Including Saturday’s game, Maxwell has scored only 58 runs in seven matches in this IPL. With six needed to push the game into the Super Over, Maxwell could only hit boundary – which landed two inches short of the ropes for KXIP to lose yet another close game.
IPL 2020: Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann heaped praise on Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma(Getty Images)
IPL 2020: Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann heaped praise on Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma(Getty Images)

IPL 2020: Ones who grew up with Rohit Sharma’s posters on their walls are now batting with him - Graeme Swann

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 08:46 AM IST
IPL 2020: Heaping praise on Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, former England off-spinner Graeme Swann said the young cricketers who grew up with posters of Rohit on their walls are now batting with him in the Indian Premier League.
FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Third Test - England v West Indies - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - July 28, 2020 England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking his 500th test wicket with teammates after taking the wicket of West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Martin Rickett/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Third Test - England v West Indies - Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Britain - July 28, 2020 England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking his 500th test wicket with teammates after taking the wicket of West Indies' Kraigg Brathwaite, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Martin Rickett/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo(REUTERS)

Graeme Swann criticises England selectors for dropping Broad in first Test

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 02:36 PM IST
With Jofra Archer missing the second Test due to a bio-secure breach, Broad returned to take six wickets as England bounced back with a 113-run win.
Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant during a training session.(Getty Images)
Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant during a training session.(Getty Images)

‘He just came and hit the bowler for six’: Graeme Swann names India youngster who’s impressed him most

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Swann’s comment came in reply to a statement made by Irfan Pathan, who highlighted Kohli’s nature of backing a promising youngster.
File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)
File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)

‘It’s like riding a bike, you still remember it’: Swann believes game rust no problem for spinners

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 04:29 PM IST
As far as spinners are concerned, being away from the game may be a bit of a concern, but Swann suggests even if doubts exits, they are likely to go away once it’s game time.
File image of Graeme Swann.(AP Photo)
File image of Graeme Swann.(AP Photo)

Much better than people give him credit for: Graeme Swann on India bowler

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Yash Bhati
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Ashwin has played 38 Tests in India and has taken 254 wickets at a bowling average of 22.68. But when it comes to Test cricket played in New Zealand, England, South Africa, West Indies, and Australia, Ashwin only has 68 wickets in 21 matches at an average of 37.86.
Former England bowler Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)
Former England bowler Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)

Former England spinner Graeme Swann gives huge compliment to Indian bowlers

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 06:51 AM IST
Former England off spinner Graeme Swann, who was part of the commentary team during India’s tour of the Caribbean in 2019 has once again reiterated that this attack can bowl any team out cheaply.
File photo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad.(Getty Images,)
File photo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad.(Getty Images,)

England vs West Indies 2nd Test: You want to beat anybody as England team, pick Anderson & Broad together, says Graeme Swann

Hindustan Times | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 07:20 PM IST
England vs West Indies: England went in with James Anderson, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood and the trio were unable to stop the Windies from chasing a fourth innings target of 200 runs. Broad has been a great wicket-taker for England in Test cricket, second highest after Anderson, and his partnership with Anderson, especially at home, has produced several match winning performances for England.
File image of Tim Bresnan and Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)
File image of Tim Bresnan and Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)

‘Didn’t know his wife was there’: When Tim Bresnan, James Anderson pulled a hilarious prank on Graeme Swann

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 08:36 PM IST
While spending the night at the hotel, Bresnan found himself in possession of the building’s master key, and thus, gained access to all the rooms. He teamed up with Anderson and decided to pull an elaborate prank on Swann.
File image of Rahul Dravid)(Getty Images)
File image of Rahul Dravid)(Getty Images)

Rahul Dravid made me feel like 11-year-old kid: Graeme Swann

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Dravid played for Kent under John Wright’s coaching and had a good season with the county side. Swann recalled how he once got Dravid out and it became a momentous occasion for him .
Graeme Swann and Kevin Pietersen flank England captain Andrew Strauss during trophy celebrations after England beat India 4-0 in a Test series in England in 2011.(Agencies)
Graeme Swann and Kevin Pietersen flank England captain Andrew Strauss during trophy celebrations after England beat India 4-0 in a Test series in England in 2011.(Agencies)

Kevin Pietersen and I openly disliked each other: Graeme Swann

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Part of a hugely successful English side, Swann and Pietersen had played pivotal roles in England reaching the pinnacle in the world rankings and claiming the Ashes series both home and away.
England bowler Graeme Swann acknowledges the crowd after completing six wickets during the final day of the second Test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo.(AP Photo)
England bowler Graeme Swann acknowledges the crowd after completing six wickets during the final day of the second Test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo.(AP Photo)

One Indian in Graeme Swann XI after ICC asks to assemble ‘team to watch for rest of your life’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 12:23 PM IST
Former England off spinner Graeme Swann was one of the first to comment after ICC took to social media to make this interesting post public.
Former England bowler Graeme Swann(Getty Images)
Former England bowler Graeme Swann(Getty Images)

‘All teams in world don’t want him in Indian side’: Graeme Swann after India all-rounder’s performance in New Zealand

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 10:42 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: Former England off-spinner believed there should not be any doubts on Ravindra Jadeja’s position in the Indian side for T20 World Cup after his performance in the ongoing T20I series against New Zealand
India crushed South Africa in Vizag(AP)
India crushed South Africa in Vizag(AP)

India vs South Africa: Stark contrast to India’s prowess home and away

By Ayaz Memon
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Ind vs SA: The charm and intrigue of sport, however, lies in its unpredictability. To predict a winner in the second Test or the series would be to ignore lessons from history—thoroughly imprudent and perilous.
Former England bowler Graeme Swann rings the five minute bell ahead of day two of the 3rd Investec Test match between England and the West Indies at Lord's Cricket Ground on September 8, 2017 in London, England.(Getty Images)
Former England bowler Graeme Swann rings the five minute bell ahead of day two of the 3rd Investec Test match between England and the West Indies at Lord's Cricket Ground on September 8, 2017 in London, England.(Getty Images)

ICC World Cup 2019: Graeme Swann predicts winner, explains why Australia won’t lift trophy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Graeme Swann also backed England to beat Australia in their next World Cup match at the home of cricket on Tuesday
File image of Stuart Broad and James Anderson.(AP)
File image of Stuart Broad and James Anderson.(AP)

At first sight I thought ‘she is beautiful’: James Anderson on Stuart Broad in his book

London | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 07:08 PM IST
“My God, she’s beautiful,” was what Jimmy Anderson thought when he first saw fellow England pacer Stuart Broad with his flowing blond hair, striking blue eyes and a perfect figure.
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