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UAE International League T20: Gulf Giants rope in Andy Flower as head coach
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UAE International League T20: Gulf Giants rope in Andy Flower as head coach

Andy Flower has previously coached the national teams of England and Afghanistan, as well as franchises such as Punjab Kings (IPL), Maratha Arabians (Abu Dhabi T10), Multan Sultans (PSL), St Lucia Kings (CPL) and Delhi Bulls (Abu Dhabi T10).

On this day: Zimbabwe's Henry Olonga, Andy Flower protest against Robert Mugabe government in 2003
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On this day: Zimbabwe's Henry Olonga, Andy Flower protest against Robert Mugabe government in 2003

The brave act led to political furore in Zimbabwe as well as backlash against the two players.

On this day in 1995: Zimbabwe beat Pakistan to record maiden Test win
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On this day in 1995: Zimbabwe beat Pakistan to record maiden Test win

Zimbabwe thumped Pakistan by an innings and 64 runs in Harare on 4 February 1995 to register their maiden Test win.

IPL 2022: Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower appointed head coach of Lucknow franchise
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IPL 2022: Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower appointed head coach of Lucknow franchise

Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower was on Friday appointed as the head coach of the yet-to-be-named Lucknow franchise, which will make its debut in the 2022 IPL.

IPL 2022: Andy Flower steps down from coaching role at Punjab Kings
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IPL 2022: Andy Flower steps down from coaching role at Punjab Kings

Former Zimbabwe captain Flower, who worked as a coach in England for more than a decade and guided the national team there, was hired for his maiden IPL stint ahead of the 2020 season.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Andy Flower appointed Afghanistan's national team consultant
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Andy Flower appointed Afghanistan's national team consultant

Flower had played a pivotal role in guiding England to a victory at the T20 World Cup in 2010 during his time at the helm between 2009 and 2014.

The Hundred: Trent Rockets' head coach Andy Flower ruled out of competition after testing positive COVID-19
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The Hundred: Trent Rockets' head coach Andy Flower ruled out of competition after testing positive COVID-19

Rockets player Steven Mullaney and another, also unnamed, support staff member have been withdrawn from the fixture against Northern Superchargers after being identified as close contacts.

Indian cricket legend Vinoo Mankad, iconic wicketkeepers Kumar Sangakkara, Andy Flower among ICC’s Hall of Fame inductees
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Indian cricket legend Vinoo Mankad, iconic wicketkeepers Kumar Sangakkara, Andy Flower among ICC’s Hall of Fame inductees

The latest batch of players to be accorded the honour were unveiled just days before next week's inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at Southampton.

IPL 2021: Damien Wright to take charge as Punjab Kings' new bowling coach
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IPL 2021: Damien Wright to take charge as Punjab Kings' new bowling coach

The 45-year-old Wright was also the head coach of the Bangladesh U-19 cricket team and will help support the Punjab Kings squad under the guidance of head coach and Director of Cricket Operations, Anil Kumble.

India vs England: Ex-coach Andy Flower says visitors have ‘formidable players’ to get into winning positions
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India vs England: Ex-coach Andy Flower says visitors have ‘formidable players’ to get into winning positions

He was obviously referring to the likes of skipper Joe Root along with the pace duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad, and not to forget that powerhouse of all-round talent called Ben Stokes.

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says T10 can revolutionise cricket the way T20 did
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West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says T10 can revolutionise cricket the way T20 did

Dwayne Bravo is currently gearing up to take part in the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10.

Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann says he and Kevin Pietersen openly disliked each other
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Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann says he and Kevin Pietersen openly disliked each other

Part of a hugely successful English side, Swann and Pietersen played pivotal roles in England reaching the pinnacle in the world rankings and claiming the Ashes series at both home and away

India's Test series win Down Under came due to absence of Steven Smith and David Warner, feels Waqar Younis
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India's Test series win Down Under came due to absence of Steven Smith and David Warner, feels Waqar Younis

The legendary fast bowler, who is also the bowling coach of Pakistan team was speaking in the context of his country not being able to win even one Test match since 1995

Andrew Strauss wanted Kevin Pietersen to know Tests were more important than IPL, admits to poor handling of KP saga
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Andrew Strauss wanted Kevin Pietersen to know Tests were more important than IPL, admits to poor handling of KP saga

Strauss and Pietersen had a major fallout due to their difference of opinion with regards to ECB policy on IPL.

Yuvraj Singh named Maratha Arabians' icon player for Abu Dhabi T10 league
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Yuvraj Singh named Maratha Arabians' icon player for Abu Dhabi T10 league

Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh was on Thursday named Maratha Arabians' icon player for the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 tournament, which will be his second appearance in a franchise-based competition since taking international retirement in June.

Former head coach Andy Flower set to leave England and Wales Cricket Board after 12 years
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Former head coach Andy Flower set to leave England and Wales Cricket Board after 12 years

During his spell as head coach, Flower led the team to No 1 in the test rankings, title success at the 2010 World Twenty20 and an Ashes series win in Australia in 2010-11

Ashes 2019: A statistical look at Steve Smith's record-breaking run during Test series
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Ashes 2019: A statistical look at Steve Smith's record-breaking run during Test series

Here's a statistical look at Steve Smith's Ashes 2019 batting form where he created and broke many records.

Pakistan Cricket Board invites applications for national team head coach, asks incumbent Mickey Arthur to file fresh application
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Pakistan Cricket Board invites applications for national team head coach, asks incumbent Mickey Arthur to file fresh application

The PCB's Cricket Committee will also be reviewing the team's World Cup debacle while it decides on the new coach and support staff positions

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shane Warne's drug ban, South Africa's murky team selection and other controversies from previous editions
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Shane Warne's drug ban, South Africa's murky team selection and other controversies from previous editions

As we head into the 2019 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup, we look back at some of the controversial moments in the history of the tournament.

'My god, she's Beautiful', remarked England's James Anderson on seeing Stuart Broad for first time
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'My god, she's Beautiful', remarked England's James Anderson on seeing Stuart Broad for first time

Anderson wrote: The first time Stuart Broad walked into the dressing room, with his flowing blond hair, striking blue eyes and perfect figure, I thought: 'My God, she's beautiful'.