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Rehan Ahmed, 18, gets England white-ball call-up for Bangladesh tour | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: England picked teenage leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed in their white-ball squads for the first time on Thursday ahead of next month's tour of Bangladesh.The 18-year-old Leicestershire bowler became England's youngest men's Test cricketer against Pakistan in Karachi in December and marked his debut in style with a five-wicket haul.Ahmed had played just three first-class matches before making his Test bow, but has more experience in white-ball cricket, having appeared regularly for his county side.Saqib Mahmood has been included in the one-day international squad for the first time since suffering a stress fracture of the back in May last year.But there was no place for Alex Hales, with the big-hitting batsman set to honour his contract to play in the Pakistan Super League after only ret...
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SA vs Eng 3rd ODI | Buttler, Malan get 100s; Archer takes 6 in England win

Jofra Archer of England leads the team off after taking 6 wickets during the 3rd ODI against South Africa on February 1, 2023 in Kimberley, South Africa | Photo Credit: Getty Images Captain Jos Buttler and Dawid Malan made centuries and dragged England back from 14-3 to post a big total and win the third one-day international against South Africa for a consolation victory.Fast bowler Jofra Archer, playing in his first international series for two years, took 6-40 and blew through South Africa's top and middle order to carry England to its 59-run win in Kimberley. Archer fittingly finished it off by bowling Tabraiz Shamsi.Genius 💯🦁🏏Highlights: https://t.co/dXj70BkbDA🇿🇦 #SAvENG 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 pic.twitter.com/awB1aIu1In— England Cricket (@englandcricket) February 1, 2023South Africa was all out...
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Jos Buttler, Dawid Malan smash tons as England seal big win over South Africa | Cricket News – Times of India

Jos Buttler and Dawid Malan struck superb centuries and Jofra Archer took six wickets as a resurgent England secured a 59-run victory over hosts South Africa in the third and final one-day International in Kimberley on Wednesday.South Africa won the toss and sent England into bat, reducing the visitors to 14-3 before Buttler (131 from 127 balls) and Malan (118 from 114) shared a stunning fourth-wicket stand of 232 in a total of 346 for seven.The home side were always up with the run rate, but lost wickets at regular intervals.Heinrich Klaasen (80 from 62 balls) and opener Reeza Hendricks (52) top-scored, while Archer took a career-best 6-40 as the hosts were bowled out for 287.Victory in Kimberley! 🦁A strong showing with bat and ball 💪Match Centre: https://t.co/T00SJ8oV9Y 🇿🇦 #SAvENG… ht...
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Temba Bavuma ton leads South Africa to ODI series win over England | Cricket News – Times of India

Captain Temba Bavuma struck a superb 109 from 102 balls as South Africa chased down a record target in Bloemfontein to beat England by five wickets on Sunday and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in their one-day international series.Hosts South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl first, but after a slow start England accelerated superbly to post a formidable 342 for seven in their 50 overs.The home side reached their target with five balls remaining for a record chase at the Mangaung Oval, smashing the previous best mark of 274 by South Africa against Australia in 2020.They finished on 347-5. Only India have chased more runs to beat England in ODI cricket when they reached 356-7 in Pune in 2016.The result is a boost for South Africa, who need a clean sweep of the series to stay on cour...
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Door open for Ben Stokes to end ODI retirement and play World Cup: Matthew Mott | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: The door is open for Test captain Ben Stokes to end his retirement from one-day internationals and join England's title defence at the 50-overs World Cup in India later this year, white-ball coach Matthew Mott said.Stokes was named Player of the Match in the 2019 World Cup final when England beat New Zealand at Lord's and was their top-scorer in the final of the T20 World Cup in Australia last year.He decided to quit one-day cricket last year citing his workload but Mott said he would be happy to discuss the situation if things changed ahead of the World Cup in October-November."The door is always open for a player of that quality but we are also very aware that his main focus is red-ball cricket as the captain," Mott told reporters ahead of the three-match ODI series in South A...
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Jos Buttler, Sidra Ameen win ICC Player of the month awards

England’s T20 World Cup-winning captain Jos Buttler was on Monday named ICC men’s Player of the Month for the first time following his stupendous show in November. Pakistan’s Sidra Ameen became the second successive winner of the women’s Player of the Month award from the country, thanks to her brilliant performance in the ODI series win over Ireland. One of the most fearsome batters in world cricket, Buttler had produced a Player of the Match performance in the dramatic 20-run victory over New Zealand in Brisbane to start the month with a bang. Making his 100th T20I appearance, the opener smashed 73 from 47 balls to provide some much-needed momentum to England’s campaign at the T20 showpiece. After England had secured their passage to the knockout stages, Buttler demonstrated his full ...
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England’s Jos Buttler and Sidra Ameen of Pakistan win ICC Player of the Month awards | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: England's T20 World Cup-winning captain Jos Buttler was on Monday named ICC men's Player of the Month for the first time following his stupendous show in November. Pakistan's Sidra Ameen became the second successive winner of the women's Player of the Month award from the country, thanks to her brilliant performance in the ODI series win over Ireland. One of the most fearsome batters in world cricket, Buttler had produced a Player of the Match performance in the dramatic 20-run victory over New Zealand in Brisbane to start the month with a bang. Making his 100th T20I appearance, the opener smashed 73 from 47 balls to provide some much-needed momentum to England's campaign at the T20 showpiece. After England had secured their passage to the knockout stages, Buttler demonstrated hi...
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Jos Buttler clinches ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for November 2022

England’s Jos Buttler in action. File | Photo Credit: Reuters England captain Jos Buttler claimed the ICC Men's Player of the Month award for November after being at his remarkable best with the bat in his side's charge to the T20I World Cup triumph in Australia last month.England's triumphant skipper Buttler once again underlined his reputation as one of the most fearsome batters in world cricket last month. The month of November started with a Player of the Match performance in the dramatic 20-run victory over New Zealand in Brisbane. Making his 100th T20I appearance, the opener smashed 73 from 47 balls to provide some much-needed momentum to England's campaign.After England had secured their passage to the knockout stages, he followed this display with arguably his highlight of the ...
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In 90s, rival teams wanted to copy Australia, now it’s us: Moeen Ali | Cricket News – Times of India

ABU DHABI: Star all-rounder Moeen Ali sees nothing wrong in rival teams trying to "copy" the much-talked-about England template in white-ball cricket following their resounding success in global events. With their recent triumph in Australia, England became the first team to hold the ODI and T20 World Cup trophy in the same cycle. Eoin Morgan brought about a radical change in mindset and playing style following England's dismal campaign in the 2015 World Cup and Jos Buttler is carrying forward his legacy. An important member of the English white-ball team, Moeen feels it is natural for other teams to emulate their aggressive approach to the game. He also drew a parallel with the all- conquering Australian team of the 1990s and early 2000s. "The template was spoken about long ago. I feel...
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Jos Buttler unfazed by ODI whitewash in Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: England white-ball captain Jos Buttler is unfazed by their 3-0 whitewash in Australia and has urged the administrators to make sure bilateral cricket remains relevant. Nine days after beating Pakistan in the final of the T20 World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the England one-day squad suffered a 221-run spanking on Tuesday as Australia swept the three-match series. The home side racked up 355-5 and then bundled England out for 142 in 31.4 overs in front of largely empty stand at the MCG in a lopsided contest. "It was always going to be a tough series for us, coming off the back of the World Cup," Buttler told the BBC after England's heaviest defeat in this format. "Any time England play Australia you want to put up good performances, but it's just been hard. "I'm not ...
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3rd ODI: Travis Head, David Warner hundreds help Australia whitewash England | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: Australia, fuelled by hundreds from Travis Head and David Warner, crushed England by 221 runs in the third one-day international to sweep the series in front of largely empty stands at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Tuesday. Head and Warner forged a 269-run stand, the highest opening partnership at the MCG, as Australia amassed 355-5, the highest total at the venue, after two rain interruptions had reduced the game into a 48-overs-a-side affair. When they returned, spinner Adam Zampa (4-31) led England's rout as the visitors, chasing a revised target of 364 under the Duckworth-Lewis method, were bundled out for 142 in 31.4 overs suffering their heaviest defeat in the 50-overs format. On a day when batting records tumbled at the MCG, only 10,406 fans were present at the...
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Ben Stokes the Test skipper can learn from his recent T20 success: Ian Chappell | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels Ben Stokes the Test captain has plenty to learn from his match-winning performances in the T20 World Cup. Stokes showed his big match prowess once again with a fighting unbeaten half-century in the T20 World Cup final against Pakistan. His innings in the 2019 ODI World Cup final and the Ashes Test in the same year have become part of cricketing folklore. In his column for ESPNcricinfo, Chappell wrote what Stokes the captain as well as the batter can learn from his recent T20 success. "Stokes has an enviable record of performing at his best when the stakes are highest. He has done it in crucial Tests and one-day matches and now he has achieved that remarkable feat in T20 cricket. It's no wonder England captain Jos Buttler demanded h...
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It was probably the best I’ve felt in about six years: Steve Smith

Australia’s Steve Smith plays a shot during the first ODI cricket match between Australia and England at the Adelaide Oval on November 17, 2022, in Adelaide. | Photo Credit: AFP Star Australian batter Steve Smith is hopeful of a big summer, saying he feels in the best form with the bat in six years after a 12-month process to adjust his technique. Smith scored an unbeaten 80 off 77 balls to help Australia cruise to a six-wicket win over world champions England in the first ODI here on Thursday. It was an innings "close to perfection" for the former skipper. "(It) was probably the best I've felt in about six years," Smith told reporters on Friday. "I was just in really nice positions and I felt really good, I honestly haven't felt that way in six years or so. "It's been nice to score so...
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England may not be at best for Australia ODIs: Jos Buttler

England captain Jos Buttler said his team may struggle to fire up for the ODI series against Australia after only a few days’ rest in the wake of their T20 World Cup triumph. England, who beat Pakistan in the final in Melbourne on Sunday, meet Australia at Adelaide Oval on Thursday in the first of three one-dayers, a series with nothing major at stake for either team. “It’s going to be a challenge,” white-ball skipper Buttler told reporters on Wednesday. “There’s no point saying all the right things, that we’ll be at our best.” England now hold both global limited-overs trophies, having won the 50-over World Cup on home soil in 2019, but their dominance does not guarantee enthusiasm for more cricket at the end of a long tour of Australia. All-rounder Moeen Ali said it was “horrible” to ...
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Australia have point to prove against world champions England | Cricket News – Times of India

ADELAIDE: New skipper Pat Cummins admitted Wednesday Australia have a point to prove after their failure at the Twenty20 World Cup, with champions England in their sights in a one-day series this week. Australia went into the World Cup as defending champions but failed to go beyond the group phase, in contrast to Jos Buttler's men who powered to the title with a gripping win against Pakistan on Sunday. "Yeah, I think you always have a point to prove, especially playing here in Australia," said Test captain Cummins, who will lead the one-day team for the first time on Thursday after Aaron Finch's retirement from the 50-over game. "We want to win every series we play, we probably expect that. "The core of this squad was part of that T20 side so ... it's a different format, but we probably...
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England may not be at best for Australia ODIs: Jos Buttler | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: England captain Jos Buttler said his team may struggle to fire up for the ODI series against Australia after only a few days' rest in the wake of their T20 World Cup triumph. England, who beat Pakistan in the final in Melbourne on Sunday, meet Australia at Adelaide Oval on Thursday in the first of three one-dayers, a series with nothing major at stake for either team. "It's going to be a challenge," white-ball skipper Buttler told reporters on Wednesday. "There's no point saying all the right things, that we’ll be at our best." England now hold both global limited-overs trophies, having won the 50-over World Cup on home soil in 2019, but their dominance does not guarantee enthusiasm for more cricket at the end of a long tour of Australia. All-rounder Moeen Ali said it was "ho...
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TOI helps pick ICC’s T20 World Cup dream team, player of the event | Cricket News – Times of India

TOI's Partha Bhaduri, who covered the T20 World Cup in Australia, was part of the ICC selection panel that picked the 'official' dream team of the World Cup, called the 'Most Valuable Team of the T20 World Cup', as well as the Player of the Tournament. Other panel members included former West Indies pacer-turned-commentator Ian Bishop, former Australia cricketer Mel Jones, who's now a commentator, former West Indies batter and ICC Hall of Fame inductee Shivnarine Chanderpaul and ICC's general manager of cricket Wasim Khan. While respecting the confidentiality of the discussions, TOI gives an insight into the rationale behind the selections. Left-arm seamer Sam Curran deservedly won the Player of the Tournament award. Curran was exceptional at the death all through the tournament but his...
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If I was running Indian cricket, I would swallow my pride and look at England for inspiration: Vaughan | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels the Indian cricket board (BCCI) should "swallow pride" and look at England for inspiration after India's semi-final exit from the T20 World Cup. India suffered a 10-wicket hammering from eventual champions England to end their campaign at the semifinal stage. The heavy defeat marked India's fifth knockout loss in the last six World Cups. England, meanwhile, beat Pakistan by five wickets in the final to win the T20 World Cup in Melbourne on Sunday. "This group of England white ball players is extraordinary and for once English cricket has a trendsetting team the rest of the world should emulate. How are England going about their business? What do they do? "If I was running Indian cricket, I would swallow my pride and look to England fo...
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Kohli, Suryakumar named in “Most Valued Team” of 2022 T20 World Cup

India’s Virat Kohli (R) plays a shot as England’s wicketkeeper and captain Jos Buttler looks on during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2022 semi-final cricket match between England and India at The Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on November 10, 2022. | Photo Credit: AFP Tournament's leading run-getters Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav were on Monday named in the "Most Valuable Team" of ICC 2022 T20 World Cup. Indian superstar Kohli ended as the tournament’s most prolific batter with 296 runs at a stunning average of 98.66. Kohli kick-started his campaign with a pivotal 82 not out against arch-rivals Pakistan to anchor his side to a heart-thumping final-ball four-wicket victory. And further knocks of 64 not out against Bangladesh, 62 not out against the Netherlands, and 50 against England ...