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Bookies attempt to fix the Ashes series

Bookies attempt to fix the Ashes series

Ahead of the third Ashes test, fixing bombshell rocked the series. A leading British newspaper claiming to have exposed attempts to rig the third Test in Perth between Australia and England. Two bookmakers, including an Indian “Mr Big”, allegedly offered to sell details of rigged periods of play which could be bet on to win huge sums, The Sun reported. […]

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Ben Duckett suspended after bar fight with James Anderson

Ben Duckett suspended after bar fight with James Anderson

English batsman Ben Duckett has recently been punished for breaching the code of conduct of the English side. Duckett, who is currently a part of the England Lions side, will not play the remaining fixtures of the series against Australia this season. In addition to the suspension, Ben Duckett has also been heavily fined. According to the ESPNcricinfo, Duckett was […]

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Stokes and Hales included in England one-day squad

Stokes and Hales included in England one-day squad

England Cricket Board has included Ben Stokes and Alex Hales in the one-day international squad for next month’s series in Australia. Ben Stokes is currently playing for Canterbury in New Zealand as he awaits news on whether he is to be charged over an alleged assault in Bristol in September. Hales, though, was initially suspended by the ECB after the […]

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Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

Steve Smith calls James Anderson the ‘biggest sledger’

The Ashes contest has started to heat up. After James Anderson’s bully commnets, Australian skipper Steve Smith has now counter-attacked by calling him ‘one of the biggest sledgers in the game of cricket.’ Anderson has a history of verbal spats with former Aussie players and Smith didn’t hold back much. Joe Root, England’s skipper, had previously expressed his displeasure at […]

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Police gives Ben Stokes file to prosecutors

Police gives Ben Stokes file to prosecutors

British detectives who are investigating the incident outside a nightclub involving English cricketer Ben Stokes have passed the file to the Crown Prosecution Service for a decision on charging. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder – who is suspended from playing for England by the ECB for an unlimited period of time – is currently in New Zealand to play some league […]

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Maxwell smashes 278 for Victoria after being ignored for Ashes

Maxwell smashes 278 for Victoria after being ignored for Ashes

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who was first picked for the 1st Ashes Test as an replacement to Warner but later got ignored, has scored a massive double-century in the ongoing Sheffield Shield season for Victoria. Maxwell was initially ignored for the first two Test matches of the ongoing Ashes series between England and Australia. Maxwell’s knock is probably a big […]

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Chennai: Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith  during his arrival to participate first ODI against India, at Chennai Airpot on Saturday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar(PTI9_9_2017_000177B)

Warner confident to play the 1st Ashes Test: Smith

Steve Smith, the Australian skipper has said that the opener David Warner is recovering from the neck injury, and he is confident to take part in the 1st Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane, 23rd November. Warner hurt his neck while taking a catch at training this week. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell was called up as a cover for Warner, […]

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Cook hopes for victorious start to the Ashes

The Ashes test series between Australia and England is just around the corner and it has always been a special sight to focus on for the cricket world. Both the teams participating in the tournament thrive to perform to the best of their abilities and give their best shot to claim the prestigious Urn. Ashes 2017/18 is staging in Australia […]

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Australia announces test squad for Ashes

Australia announces test squad for Ashes

Australia, on Friday named its test squad to face England in the Ashes series, which includes some shocking names. Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft is set for his Test debut and wicketkeeper Tim Paine returns for the first two Tests. Bancroft gets his chance to represent Australia after scoring heavily in this season’s domestic Sheffield Shield competition, and he replaces Matthew […]

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Finn ruled out of the Ashes with knee injury

Finn ruled out of the Ashes with knee injury

English paceman, Steven Finn is out of the entire Ashes tour of Australia with a knee injury, said England’s team officials on Tuesday. Finn, previously also missed the opening tour match in Perth last weekend. Later he had scans which revealed a torn left knee cartilage. The seamer sustained the injury during practice last week in Perth and will now […]

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