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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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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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2nd ODI: Steely Steve Smith sees Australia to series win against England | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: A battling 94 from Steve Smith saw Australia to a series win against England with a game to spare after a 72-run victory in the second one-day international in Sydney on Saturday. Both sides rested their captains, with Moeen Ali deputising for Joss Butler, while Josh Hazelwood was the surprise pick to lead Australia with Pat Cummins sitting out. After Hazelwood won the toss and elected to bat, two early wickets brought Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne (58) to the crease. As it happened: Australia vs EnglandThe pair put on 101 before Labuschagne departed with a top edge to mid-off trying to sweep Adil Rashid. Smith was the slower starter of the two, with his 50 coming off 70 balls and containing only two boundaries. But he upped the pace soon after, especially through his favou...
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I will put my name in next month’s IPL auction: Adil Rashid

Adil Rashid’s game-changing performances in England’s T20 World Cup winning campaign could certainly make him a hot property at the upcoming IPL auction in Kochi on December 23. Rashid, who literally choked India and Pakistan in the semi-final and final with high-profile scalps like Suryakumar Yadav and Babar Azam, could once again be seen in an IPL team jersey after his stint with Punjab Kings. “Yes, I will be putting up my name in IPL auctions this time,” Rashid told PTI after the World Cup final on Sunday. When asked if he has been in talks with any team, he replied in the negative. While Rashid might have got only four wickets in six games, he finished his full quota of overs in all games at an economy rate of 6.12. And what could interest the franchisees is the pace at which he bow...
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I will put my name in next month’s IPL auction: Adil Rashid | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: Adil Rashid's game changing performances in England's T20 World Cup winning campaign could certainly make him a hot property at the upcoming IPL auction in Kochi on December 23. Rashid, who literally choked India and Pakistan in the semi-final and final with high profile scalps like Suryakumar Yadav and Babar Azam, could once again be seen in an IPL team jersey after his stint with Punjab Kings. "Yes, I will be putting up my name in IPL auctions this time," Rashid told PTI after the World Cup final on Sunday. When asked if he has been in talks with any team, he replied in the negative. While Rashid might have got only four wickets in six games, he finished his full quota of overs in all games at an economy rate of 6.12. And what could interest the franchisees is the pace at w...
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Watch: Jos Buttler asks Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid to step aside before champagne celebration

After registering a historic win over Pakistan in the finals, England have become the champions of the 2022 T20 World Cup. Apart from his brilliant performance with the bat on the field, England skipper Jos Buttler is being lauded for another act that has touched fans’ hearts. As Ben Stokes hit the winning runs for his team, celebrations began in the dressing room and on the ground. Soon after, when the team gathered for celebrations, skipper Jos Buttler was handed the trophy and champagne bottles were ready to be popped. However, Buttler, respecting the religious faith of two of his teammates- Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid, asked them to step aside. Showing a beautiful gesture, Buttler, first participated in the photo session with the entire team and then reminded Ali and Rashid of the ch...
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Jos Buttler lauds Ben Stokes as ‘one of the greats’ as England win T20 World Cup | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: England skipper Jos Buttler hailed Ben Stokes as "a true match-winner" on Sunday after the allrounder unbeaten 52 helped steer them past Pakistan to win the T20 World Cup. In the process they became the sport's first dual white-ball champions, holding both the 50- and 20-over titles. Buttler's side restricted Pakistan to 137-8 in front of a partisan 80,462 fans at a heaving Melbourne Cricket Ground, with player-of-the-match and tournament Sam Curran bagging 3-12 and Adil Rashid chipping in with 2-22. In reply, England stuttered to 49-3 in the sixth over as they struggled to get any momentum against a fiery pace attack, with boundaries hard to come by. But Stokes and Moeen Ali (19) used their experience and cool heads to guide England to 138-5 with six balls to spare, climaxin...
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In 7 points – How England clinched second T20 World Cup title with easy win over Pakistan | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A clinical England produced an all-round show as they humbled Pakistan by five wickets at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground in the T20 World Cup final to lift their second title. A power-packed joint bowling effort followed by a Ben Stokes special with the bat helped England lay their hands on the title after 12 years. With the win, England extended their white-ball dominance -- winning the 50-over World Cup in 2019 and clinching the T20 World Cup in 2022. Chasing a below-par 138 for victory, seasoned all-rounder Stokes hit an unbeaten 52 to take the English side home with 6 balls to spare. Here's a look at the key moments of the England-Pakistan final in Melbourne:1) Pakistan's mediocre Powerplay - The England side which usually prefers chasing, won the crucial toss and sk...
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T20 World Cup final: History favours Pakistan, form is with England | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: A determined Babar Azam will be aiming to secure his seat beside the great Imran Khan in Pakistan cricket's Hall of Fame as his team takes on a formidable England in the T20 World Cup final here on Sunday. The passage of 2009 champions into the final could even beat a Hollywood thriller script as they were down and out after the first week of the tournament with morale shattering defeats to arch-rivals India and Zimbabwe. 🏆🇵🇰🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿1️⃣ day to go for the final!#WeHaveWeWill | #T20WorldCup https://t.co/HsjjXXTwcg— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) 1668234639000Pakistan raised hopes of a dramatic comeback in the second week of a tournament with a win over South Africa and a prayer on their lips for some divine intervention. Just like in 1992, miracle happened when the Netherlands p...
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T20 World Cup: Some lessons that Team India can learn from England | Cricket News – Times of India

The Indian cricket fraternity never gives up on the opportunity to take a jibe at England for the way they won the 2019 ODI World Cup at home. It wasn't Ben Stokes' fault that the throw in the last over went to the fence after hitting his bat and it wasn't the ECB that had formulated the rule that a champion would be decided by the number of boundaries hit if it's a tie after the Super Over. In the process of undermining the English success, what we constantly miss is the incredible progress that the team has made in white-ball cricket since their early exit from the 2015 ODI World Cup. Since then, in global white-ball events that have happened, England have been outstanding, to say the least. They lost the 2016 T20 World Cup final, but won the 2019 ODI World Cup. In last year's T20 Wor...
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Virat Kohli’s chief threat in semifinal against England: Not a pacer, but Mooen

Without revealing much, Mooen Ali has said that England have plans to stop Virat Kohli. It’s a nothing quote really, just that they will stifle the runs and hope the pressure brings about the wicket. But one wonders, whether deep inside, he does harbour hopes of taking down Kohli on his own. Because he has done it in the past. Moeen has clean-bowled Kohli in the past, even in Tests, with his big-turning loopy off-breaks. Kohli has tried the cover drive on his stretched front-foot and was bowled once in a Test in Chennai. And in May this year, since the ball had been turning decently on the Pune surface, Kohli tried to wrist it with the turn to the onside. But he missed it completely. It spun in sharply from outside off-stump to go through the bat-pad gap and disturb the furniture. Moeen...
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What did Moeen Ali learn from MS Dhoni at the IPL with CSK?

The England all rounder Moeen Ali has a secret sauce, prepared by MS Dhoni, for the T20 world cup semi-final against India. Moeen Ali says he watched and learnt from Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo in the IPL how to play in big-occasion games like the knockouts. “At CSK I learnt a lot from guys like MS Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo. I learnt how senior players can rub off on the younger players. It’s amazing in big games, the older players in this team just need to stay calm and get the youngsters really fired up without getting too emotionally fired up,” Mooed told reporters. Moeen also spoke about England’s plans to stop Virat Kohli in the semifinal. Stifle the runs, and let the pressure get a wicket, is the way of Moeen, who has played three seasons with Kohli for RCB and has taken Kohli’s wicket in...
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T20 World Cup, India vs England: England need more silverware to achieve greatness, says Moeen Ali | Cricket News – Times of India

England must win more silverware to be considered a truly great limited-overs team, all-rounder Moeen Ali said, as the 2010 Twenty20 World Cup champions prepare to face India on Thursday in the semi-finals of the latest edition. England, who also won the 50-overs version three years ago, have failed to hit top gear in Australia and reached the last-four with a scrappy win over Sri Lanka. "There's a lot of talk about us being a great white-ball side and the England team has been really good, but we've only won one tournament," Moeen told British media. "It's important we start winning more as a team and as a country. "Then we can call ourselves a top side." While England have not been firing on all cylinders at the World Cup, Mooen backed them to peak at the right time. "We wanted to get...
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2nd T20I: England beat Australia by eight runs to seal series | Cricket News – Times of India

CANBERRA: Dawid Malan's 82 and disciplined bowling from England helped the visitors win the second Twenty20 international against Australia by eight runs Wednesday to seal the series and give them a confidence boost heading into the World Cup. Malan shared a crucial 92-run stand in Canberra with Moeen Ali (44) as England compiled 178-7 against a full-strength Australian attack. Despite Mitchell Marsh hitting 45 off 29 balls and Tim David 40 off 23, the hosts fell short. Sam Curran took 3-25 to ensure England won the three-match series 2-0 with a game left on Friday in a setback to the World Cup champions. England hold their nerve to take an unassailable 2-0 lead 🤩Watch the #AUSvENG series LIVE on… https://t.co/0FZuB8IL77— ICC (@ICC) 1665575604000"Really satisfying win after losing the t...
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‘Baz phoned me, we spoke at length and I said, Sorry, I’m done’: Moeen Ali closes the door on England Test return

England all-rounder Moeen Ali said he has closed the door on a return to Test cricket after having an “honest” conversation with coach Brendon McCullum. Moeen made his Test debut in 2014 and went on to score 2,914 runs in 64 Tests at an average of 28.29, picking up 195 wickets. The 35-year-old announced his retirement from the longest format of the game in September last year but in June said McCullum had sounded him out about a potential red-ball return. England’s Test side next play a three-match series against Pakistan in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi in December but Moeen said he would not be with them. “I’ve had an honest chat with Baz (McCullum) and I can’t see myself being stuck in hotels for another month and playing to the best of my ability,” Moeen wrote in his column for th...
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Moeen Ali closes the door on England Test return | Cricket News – Times of India

England all-rounder Moeen Ali said he has closed the door on a return to Test cricket after having an "honest" conversation with coach Brendon McCullum. Moeen made his Test debut in 2014 and went on to score 2,914 runs in 64 Tests at an average of 28.29, picking up 195 wickets. The 35-year-old announced his retirement from the longest format of the game in September last year but in June said McCullum had sounded him out about a potential red-ball return. England's Test side next play a three-match series against Pakistan in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi in December but Moeen said he would not be with them. "I've had an honest chat with Baz (McCullum) and I can't see myself being stuck in hotels for another month and playing to the best of my ability," Moeen wrote in his column for the...
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Pakistan vs England, last T20 | Pakistan opts to field in series-decider

Pakistan brings back Mohammad Rizwan and Haris Rauf after resting them in sixth game which England won to level the series 3-3 Pakistan brings back Mohammad Rizwan and Haris Rauf after resting them in sixth game which England won to level the series 3-3 Pakistan won the toss and chose to field in the series-deciding seventh Twenty20 international against England on Sunday.Pakistan brought back prolific scorer Mohammad Rizwan and fast bowler Haris Rauf after resting them in the sixth game which England won by eight wickets to level the series 3-3.Top-ranked T20 batter Rizwan has scored four half centuries in his last five games and replaced opener Mohammad Haris, who didn't impress on his T20 debut. Rauf’s brilliant death-bowling earned Pakistan victories at Karachi and Lahore. Fast b...
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Buttler, Moeen against running out batters at non-striker’s end

There has been no end to the ‘Mankading’ debate in the aftermath of the women’s ODI between India and England where bowler Deepti Sharma ran out non-striker Charlie Dean There has been no end to the ‘Mankading’ debate in the aftermath of the women’s ODI between India and England where bowler Deepti Sharma ran out non-striker Charlie Dean England white ball captain Jos Buttler and his deputy Moeen Ali said that running out a non-striker for straying out of the crease is not "their thing" and that they would rather call the player back if any of their teammates used it as a mode of dismissal. Custodians of the laws of cricket MCC has re-affirmed that a non-striker's run out while backing up is within the laws of the game but there has been no end to the debate in the aftermath of the t...
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Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali not in favour of running out batters at non-striker’s end | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: England white ball captain Jos Buttler and his deputy Moeen Ali said that running out a non-striker for backing too is not "their thing" and that they would rather call the player back if any of their teammates used it as a mode of dismissal. Custodians of the laws of cricket MCC has re-affirmed that a non-striker's run out while backing up is within the laws of the game but there has been no end to the debate in the aftermath of the third and final women's ODI between India and England where Deepti Sharma ran out Charlie Dean to complete clean sweep for visitors. "No, I am calling the batsman back," the 32-year-old Buttler, who is recovering from a calf injury ahead of the World Cup, told TalkSPORT. Incidentally, in IPL 2019, Buttler was at the receiving end as Rajasthan Royals...