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'Those were dark times': Jofra Archer opens up on his back injury lay-off as teenager
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'Those were dark times': Jofra Archer opens up on his back injury lay-off as teenager

World Cup-winning England pace sensation Jofra Archer has opened up on his chronic back injury as a teenager, saying spending those two years on the sidelines were "dark times" as doctors feared he might not play cricket again.

'Do we have to talk about him?’ Pat Cummins reminisces Ben Stokes’ herculean knock in Headingley Ashes Test
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'Do we have to talk about him?’ Pat Cummins reminisces Ben Stokes’ herculean knock in Headingley Ashes Test

Narrating what happened in the wake of the Headingley Test, Cummins said they received a text from the head coach Justin Langer asking the team to sit down next morning and watch their implosion on replay.

No width, scramble seam: Stuart Broad reveals strategy he deployed to shun David Warner during 2019 Ashes
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No width, scramble seam: Stuart Broad reveals strategy he deployed to shun David Warner during 2019 Ashes

Broad dismissed Warner seven times in 10 innings as the subdued left-hander finished the drawn series with only 95 runs.

Australian pacer Peter Siddle says he still has the hunger to 'pull on that Baggy Green' despite intense competition in Test side
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Australian pacer Peter Siddle says he still has the hunger to 'pull on that Baggy Green' despite intense competition in Test side

Australian bowler Peter Siddle, who was out of action following a hip injury, is upbeat and wants to don the white jersey for the Kangaroos again.

Eoin Morgan interview: 'It wasn't hugely challenging to get players to buy-in to the aggressive brand of cricket'
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Eoin Morgan interview: 'It wasn't hugely challenging to get players to buy-in to the aggressive brand of cricket'

Firstpost sits down with England captain Eoin Morgan to understand how England's fearless approach came about, the challenges he faced while instilling this approach, what makes Jofra Archer special and more.

England all-rounder Moeen Ali takes break from Test cricket after losing out on central contract for longest format
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England all-rounder Moeen Ali takes break from Test cricket after losing out on central contract for longest format

The 32-year-old all-rounder had lost his place in England’s World Cup-winning team before being dropped from the Test side after the defeat in the first Ashes Test

England speedster Jofra Archer earns central contract for Test, limited-overs cricket after stellar home season
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England speedster Jofra Archer earns central contract for Test, limited-overs cricket after stellar home season

The Barbados-born Archer, who only became England qualified earlier this year, is one of 10 players to receive a Test deal for the 2019/20 season

Watch: Sachin Tendulkar analyses reasons for Steve Smith's Bradmanesque performance in Ashes
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Watch: Sachin Tendulkar analyses reasons for Steve Smith's Bradmanesque performance in Ashes

Much was talked about the rivalry between Smith and England's fiery pacer Jofra Archer, and cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar analysed the 30-year-old's show in a video uploaded on his official Twitter account.

James Anderson, Stuart Broad's days of spearheading England's fast bowling attack are over, feels Michael Vaughan
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James Anderson, Stuart Broad's days of spearheading England's fast bowling attack are over, feels Michael Vaughan

Anderson managed only four overs in this year’s drawn Ashes series after aggravating a calf injury. Meanwhile, Broad excelled despite the absence of his usual partner and took 23 wickets at an average of under 27.

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer promise bright Test future for England but Joe Root's men have areas to work upon
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Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer promise bright Test future for England but Joe Root's men have areas to work upon

Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes were the top players for England in the drawn Ashes series against Australia but Joe Root's team needs to improve in both batting and bowling departments.

Ashes 2019: David Warner allowed England paceman Stuart Broad to
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Ashes 2019: David Warner allowed England paceman Stuart Broad to "get into his head," says Australia coach Justin Langer

Warner, who registered a cumulative total of just 95, was dismissed seven times by Broad during the drawn contest and encountered jeers from home crowds following his role in the 2018 ball-tampering scandal

Steve Smith, Pat Cummins top ICC Test Rankings; Jofra Archer moves into top 40 for first time
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Steve Smith, Pat Cummins top ICC Test Rankings; Jofra Archer moves into top 40 for first time

Smith had started the series in the fourth position with 857 points before his surge in the rankings that came courtesy 774 runs in four Tests

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith says he was 'pretty cooked' mentally and physically following run-fest series against England
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Ashes 2019: Steve Smith says he was 'pretty cooked' mentally and physically following run-fest series against England

Few expected Smith to rediscover the form he had shown before being banished to the sidelines for 12 months for his role in a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa last year.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they look back at the final Test, the series and English Summer of 2019
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they look back at the final Test, the series and English Summer of 2019

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, journalists Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins chat about Steve Smith, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Ashes and look back at the English Summer in their last podcast of the season.

Ashes 2019: Australia captain Tim Paine says 'mission accomplished' as visitors retain Urn, feels he has more to give as leader
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Ashes 2019: Australia captain Tim Paine says 'mission accomplished' as visitors retain Urn, feels he has more to give as leader

Paine said that while his team can be happy with having retained the Urn, losing the fifth and final Test to draw the series 2-2 put a dampener on their celebrations

Ashes 2019: Joe Root lauds England's character as they overcome emotional loss in Manchester to level series at The Oval
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Ashes 2019: Joe Root lauds England's character as they overcome emotional loss in Manchester to level series at The Oval

'It is Ashes cricket,' Root said. 'Every game you turn up and you are playing for your country. It means so much to everyone. You can see at different periods someone wrestled it back into our favour.'

Ashes 2019: Cricket's oldest rivalry gave sport the perfect, yet imperfect, end that England's summer deserved
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Ashes 2019: Cricket's oldest rivalry gave sport the perfect, yet imperfect, end that England's summer deserved

Australia returns home with the urn, a draw was all they needed to retain the Ashes, and yet they must also pack an overwhelming sense of regret with them as well, the chance to win a first Ashes series in England since 2001 spurned at the last hurdle

Ashes 2019: Matthew Wade's fighting ton goes in vain as Jack Leach, Stuart Broad help England level series with 135-run win
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Ashes 2019: Matthew Wade's fighting ton goes in vain as Jack Leach, Stuart Broad help England level series with 135-run win

England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series at 2-2, ending their historic World Cup-winning season on a high.

Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Broad, Leach guide hosts to series-levelling win
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Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Broad, Leach guide hosts to series-levelling win

Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 4 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.

Ashes 2019: Ricky Ponting says David Warner certain for Pakistan Test series despite poor outing in England, backs youngster Will Pucovski for No 6 spot
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Ashes 2019: Ricky Ponting says David Warner certain for Pakistan Test series despite poor outing in England, backs youngster Will Pucovski for No 6 spot

Ricky Ponting said that only David Warner, Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne are the batsmen certain for the summer Test series at home against Pakistan