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How MS Dhoni’s ‘Mantra’ Helped West Indies Star Record Match-Winning Hundred Against England | Cricket News

Following his side's four-wicket win over England in the first ODI, West Indies captain Shai Hope revealed that he had a chat with MS Dhoni about spending time at the crease for a longer periods, which has inspired him in run-chases over the years. The Caribbean side chased down England's total of 325 with seven deliveries remaining on the back of a brilliant century from skipper Hope and in the process scored their highest ODI score ever at the iconic Antigua venue.Following the match, Shai said in the post-match presentation that he has gained inspiration from Dhoni when it comes to run chases in ODIs."A very, very famous person, MS Dhoni - we had a chat a while ago, and he was saying, 'You always have a lot more time than you think. That is one thing that has stuck with me throughout...
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“What A Legend”: Sam Curran Wearing Sunglasses While Batting Breaks Internet | Cricket News

West Indies created history at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Sunday as they registered a thrilling four-wicket victory over England in the first ODI of their three-game series, with skipper Shai Hope emerging as a hero with his 16th ODI century. The Caribbean side chased down England's total of 325 with seven deliveries remaining on the back of a brilliant century from skipper Hope and in the process scored their highest ODI score ever at the iconic Antigua venue. It was also the West Indies' second-highest successful men's ODI run chase in their history, just five runs short than the 331/5 they managed when defeating Ireland in Malahide in 2019. It was a massive confidence boost for the West Indies, who failed to qualify for the recent ICC Men's Cricket World Cup in India and are look...
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“If We Go Down, It Will Be In Style”: Brendon McCullum Ahead Of India Tests | Cricket News

'Bazball' has changed the dynamics of England's batting approach in Test cricket and their Kiwi coach Brendon McCullum is very clear that irrespective of outcome, his team won't deviate from its aggressive tactics against India in the five-Test series, where most tracks will offer substantial turn. The term 'Bazball', coined after McCullum's nickname 'Baz' and the attacking philosophy that he endorses, has also found its pride of place in 'Collins dictionary'.The meaning of 'Bazball' is "a style of test cricket in which the batting side attempts to gain the initiative by playing in a highly aggressive manner." England will face India in five Tests at Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Rajkot, Ranchi and Dharamsala, starting January 25."We have got a huge challenge against a very good Indian team...
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“Been A While Since I Played Well”: Jos Buttler On Loss vs West Indies In 1st ODI | Cricket News

Following his side's four-wicket loss to West Indies in the first ODI, England skipper Jos Buttler admitted that it has been a while since he has played well as a batter, but needs to work hard and trust that his form will be back. West Indies created history at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Sunday as they registered a thrilling four-wicket victory over England in the first ODI of their three-game series, with skipper Shai Hope emerging as a hero with his 16th ODI century."You always want to play well and it's been a little while since I have played well," Buttler said in the post-match interview as quoted by Sky Sports."I just need to work hard and trust that it will come back," he added.In the last 10 innings in ODIs, Buttler has managed just 141 runs at an average of 14.10, with bes...
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Shai Hope Guides West Indies Past England In 1st ODI | Cricket News

Shai Hope's 16th hundred and the rampaging support of all-rounder Romario Shepherd lifted the West Indies to a record-breaking four-wicket victory in a high-scoring opening duel of the three-match One-Day International series at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Sunday. Set a daunting target of 326 by the visitors, the home captain anchored the effort through an unsteady period and then exploded with an array of mighty strokes, finishing the match with three sixes off Sam Curran in the penultimate over to seal the result with an unbeaten 109.This effort surpassed the previous best of 276 by the West Indies against Sri Lanka in 2021 as the highest successful run-chase in an ODI by any team at the venue.Hope's innings spanned 83 deliveries and was embellished by seven sixes an...
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Jofra Archer Set To Miss IPL 2024 As ECB Look To Manage His Workload | Cricket News

File image of Jofra ArcherĀ© AFPEngland pacer Jofra Archer is set to miss the Indian Premier League 2024 as the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) looks to manage his workload ahead of the T20 World Cup according to ESPNcricinfo. Archer has missed professional cricket for the majority of the year due to a reoccurring elbow injury and he made his last appearance in professional cricket in May 2023. He travelled as a reserve player with the England team but stayed for a week in India as continued to suffer from the pain.He was released by the five-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians ahead of the auction. In IPL 2023, fans expected Archer to be at his very best and guide MI to their sixth trophy, but injuries interrupted his season and affected his performances.In his five matches, he coul...
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West Indies vs England 1st ODI, Live Score Updates | Cricket News

WI vs ENG 1st ODI Live: West Indies will take on EnglandĀ© AFPWest Indies vs England 1st ODI, Live Updates:West Indies go up against England in the 1st ODI of the three-match series on Sunday in Antigua. After a dismal ODI World Cup 2023 campaign, England players regroup to begin a new phase in their cricketing journey. As for West Indies, batting allrounder Sherfane Rutherford and bowling allrounder Matthew Forde are likely to get the nod. The stadium hasn't seen many over 300+ scores. Anything between 250 and 300 can be called a winnable score here. (Live Scorecard)Topics mentioned in this article Source link
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Italy And Spain To Meet In Euro 2024 Group Stage, England Handed Kind Draw | Cricket News

Reigning champions Italy were placed in the same group as Spain in Saturday's draw for Euro 2024, while France will come up against the Netherlands and England avoided any of the toughest opponents. Gareth Southgate's much-fancied England side will meet Slovenia, Denmark and Serbia, with hosts Germany taking on Scotland in the tournament's opening game on June 14 in Munich. Italy, who beat England on penalties at Wembley in the final of the last European Championship in 2021, and Spain will also face Croatia and Albania in Group B.Spain, victors over Italy in the final of Euro 2012, will take on 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia in their opening match in Berlin on June 15.Italy were always likely to face a difficult draw after being placed in the bottom pot based on their results in qua...
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West Indies vs England Live Streaming, 1st ODI: When And Where To Watch? | Cricket News

File photo of England teamAfter a dismal ODI World Cup 2023 campaign, England players regroup to begin a new phase in their cricketing journey. Jos Buttler was retained as England's skipper despite a poor show in India but he would be determined to make a big impression in the ODI series against West Indies. Buttler is also staring at a big landmark, he remains just 51 runs away from breaching the 5000-run mark in ODIs. As for West Indies, batting allrounder Sherfane Rutherford and bowling allrounder Matthew Forde are likely to get the nod. The stadium hasn't seen many over 300+ scores. Anything between 250 and 300 can be called a winnable score here.When will the West Indies vs England, 1st ODI match be played?The West Indies vs England, 1st ODI match will be played on Friday, December...
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Jofra Archer Likely To Skip IPL Auction 2024. Here Is The Reason | Cricket News

Jofra Archer will miss the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as the England pacer has not registered for mini auction, scheduled to be held in Dubai on December 19. According to Cricbuzz, a total of 1,166 players have put their name up for the auction, but Archer isn't one of them. Archer was released by Mumbai Indians last month ahead of the auction, mainly because of his injury concerns. He played five games last season, picking up just two wickets, while also leaking 9.5 runs per over."Some of the biggest names have registered for the auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL), but Jofra Archer, who was recently released by the Mumbai Indians, has not enrolled. A total of 1,166 players find themselves in the Register, shared with the IPL franchises on Friday. The auc...