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Brendon McCullum ‘starts senseless cricket in garb of fearless cricket’, says Salman Butt
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Brendon McCullum ‘starts senseless cricket in garb of fearless cricket’, says Salman Butt

The former Pakistan captain was critical of Brendon McCullum, who currently is in his last season as KKR coach and will soon take over the England Test side.

Brendon McCullum appointed England Test head coach
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Brendon McCullum appointed England Test head coach

Former New Zealand captain McCullum's first assignment as the England Test head coach will be against the Black Caps at home later this summer

Watch: Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s ‘donkey’ reference creates waves on Twitter
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Watch: Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s ‘donkey’ reference creates waves on Twitter

The ‘donkey’ comment has created much buzz across Twitter. Users found the comparison funny and trolled Imran Khan for choosing such an erratic reference

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose key seats in London polls
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose key seats in London polls

Results are still pouring in and all seats in England, Scotland and Wales should be declared by Friday evening

‘Very sorry it’s ended like this’: Twitter reacts as Joe Root steps down as England Test team captain
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‘Very sorry it’s ended like this’: Twitter reacts as Joe Root steps down as England Test team captain

Joe Root's captaincy has come under scrutiny with England having only won just one of their last 17 Test matches — the country's worst run since the 1980s.

'Most challenging decision': Joe Root resigns as England Test team captain after torrid run
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'Most challenging decision': Joe Root resigns as England Test team captain after torrid run

Joe Root led England to a number of notable series victories, including a 4-1 home win over India in 2018 and a 3-1 triumph away to South Africa in 2019/20.

England's Anya Shrubsole announces retirement from international cricket
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England's Anya Shrubsole announces retirement from international cricket

Shrubsole had famously taken six for 46, which remains her career best figures, against India in the World Cup final against India five years ago.

FIH Pro League: India women's team leapfrog Netherlands to No 1 spot after matches against England are cancelled
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FIH Pro League: India women's team leapfrog Netherlands to No 1 spot after matches against England are cancelled

The two matches were initially scheduled for 2 and 3 April at the Kalinga Staium in Bhubaneswar but postponed due to a high number of COVID-19 cases and injuries in the England team.

COVID-19 infection rates hit new high for England, says new study
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COVID-19 infection rates hit new high for England, says new study

According to the surveillance data of the study, the vast majority of the analysed positive samples were the Omicron BA.2 stealth variant, named due to the absence of certain genetic changes that can distinguish this variant easily from others

This England-based company pays bonus to help employees fight inflation, check post
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This England-based company pays bonus to help employees fight inflation, check post

James Hipkins, the managing director of Emerys Timber and Builders Merchants in England, took out £45,000 from his own pocket to help his employees cope up with their rising electricity bills

FIH Pro League: We have habit of not finishing games when we are in control, says India coach Graham Reid
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FIH Pro League: We have habit of not finishing games when we are in control, says India coach Graham Reid

India pulled off wins in both the games against England, winning the first one in the shootout after being locked 3-3 in the regulation time before registering a 4-3 victory in the second on Sunday.

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Healy's 170 run-knock helps Australia hammer England, win record-extending seventh title
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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Healy's 170 run-knock helps Australia hammer England, win record-extending seventh title

Alyssa Healy smashed 170 to help Australia post a daunting 356/6 after being asked to bat, and though Nat Sciver lit up the Hagley Oval with her unbeaten 148, England were bundled out for 285

FIH Pro League: India beat England 3-2 in marathon shoot-out to climb to top of table
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FIH Pro League: India beat England 3-2 in marathon shoot-out to climb to top of table

Abhishek (14th minute), Shamsher Singh (27th) and Harmanpreet Singh (52nd) were the goal scorers for India in the regulation time, while England sounded the board through Nicholas Bandurak (8th, 28th) and Sam Ward (60th), who scored from a penalty stroke.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: England's Sophie Ecclestone calls to 'do it for Heather' ahead of final clash with Australia
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: England's Sophie Ecclestone calls to 'do it for Heather' ahead of final clash with Australia

Alongside England's rollercoaster journey, the left-arm spinner went wicketless in their opening match of the tournament against Australia, conceding 77 runs

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Ellyse Perry on course to play as specialist batter, says Aussie skipper Meg Lanning
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Ellyse Perry on course to play as specialist batter, says Aussie skipper Meg Lanning

The 31-year-old Perry had missed Australia's previous two games, including the semi-final against West Indies, after she suffered back spasms in Australia's win against South Africa last week

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: It will be a remarkable turnaround if England win final, says skipper Heather Knight
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: It will be a remarkable turnaround if England win final, says skipper Heather Knight

England, who are the defending champions, have never won back-to-back World Cups. After losing their opening three matches, Knight and Co staged a sensational comeback to qualify for the semi-finals

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry likely to feature in final against England as Australia eye record-extending seventh title
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry likely to feature in final against England as Australia eye record-extending seventh title

Australia are aiming for a record seventh World Cup victory while defending champions England are seeking their fifth.

Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan signs with Yorkshire as England batter Gary Ballance takes mental health break
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Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan signs with Yorkshire as England batter Gary Ballance takes mental health break

The 23-year-old leg-spinner from Pakistan will be available for the club's first five and last six fixtures of the domestic T20 competition.

FIFA World Cup 2022: England boss Gareth Southgate wary of little preparation time for finals despite kind draw
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FIFA World Cup 2022: England boss Gareth Southgate wary of little preparation time for finals despite kind draw

However, Southgate's men are now considered one of the favourites for the tournament after reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup four years ago and then the final of Euro 2020.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Germany, Spain drawn in Group E; Iran and USA paired in same group
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Germany, Spain drawn in Group E; Iran and USA paired in same group

Germany and Spain are joined by Japan in Group E, which will be completed by the winner of an intercontinental play-off in June between Costa Rica and New Zealand.