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England cricket legend Ian Botham introduced as a peer in the House of Lords
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England cricket legend Ian Botham introduced as a peer in the House of Lords

Botham will sit as a non-party peer in Lords, whose members are mostly political appointees, with a smattering of hereditary nobles, judges and clergy. The cricket legend will be known as Lord Botham.

England hope bubble cricket can be blueprint for world game during coronavirus pandemic
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England hope bubble cricket can be blueprint for world game during coronavirus pandemic

Large parts of the cricketing world rallied to England's cause, with the West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland and Australia all going ahead with scheduled tours.

David Gower names India skipper Virat Kohli as captain of his best Test XI side
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David Gower names India skipper Virat Kohli as captain of his best Test XI side

Gower spoke on how Kohli’s immense respect for the Test format will inspire youngsters to devote their time to the long format.

England's Gary Ballance suffering from 'anxiety and stress', says county team Yorkshire
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England's Gary Ballance suffering from 'anxiety and stress', says county team Yorkshire

Ballance, who played 23 Tests and 16 one-day internationals from 2013-2017, has not appeared for Yorkshire in a season delayed by the COVID-19 outbreak.

England vs Pakistan: Zak Crawley warns bad light can cause 'life-changing' injuries
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England vs Pakistan: Zak Crawley warns bad light can cause 'life-changing' injuries

England batsman Zak Crawley sympathised with fans frustrations' but said bad light could cause life-changing injuries.

ECB to begin domestic season with Bob Willis Trophy on 1 August
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ECB to begin domestic season with Bob Willis Trophy on 1 August

English cricket’s domestic calendar will also include the men’s Twenty20 Blast and a 50-over women’s competition.

Mark Wood says England could lose their next Ben Stokes or Joe Root if grassroots cricket remains shut
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Mark Wood says England could lose their next Ben Stokes or Joe Root if grassroots cricket remains shut

World Cup-winning fast bowler Mark Wood says English cricket could lose "the next Ben Stokes or Joe Root" if the game doesn't resume at the grassroots at the earliest.

England's Sam Billings eager to play Test cricket, doesn't want to be 'pigeon-holed as white-ball cricketer'
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England's Sam Billings eager to play Test cricket, doesn't want to be 'pigeon-holed as white-ball cricketer'

Billings has never played a Test for England but featured in 15 ODIs and 26 T20Is before a shoulder injury robbed him of a chance to be a part of his team's historic victory in the 50-over World Cup last year.

England pacer James Anderson believes extended break due to COVID-19 could prolong his career by two years
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England pacer James Anderson believes extended break due to COVID-19 could prolong his career by two years

England fast bowler James Anderson believes the extended break afforded to him by cricket’s suspension during the COVID-19 pandemic could prolong his career by up to two years.

England and Wales Cricket Board asks 55 cricketers to return to training
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England and Wales Cricket Board asks 55 cricketers to return to training

A group of 55 England cricketers have been asked to return to training to prepare for the start of the English summer season that was delayed by the COVID-19, the ECB said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan won't use England tour to leverage return trip, says PCB CEO Wasim Khan
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan won't use England tour to leverage return trip, says PCB CEO Wasim Khan

Pakistan are scheduled to play three Tests against England in August followed by three T20s with the games to be played behind closed doors.

Coronavirus Outbreak: England cricketers to return to individual training next week, confirms ECB
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England cricketers to return to individual training next week, confirms ECB

Centrally contracted England bowlers and those invited from the county circuit will train for the first two weeks and once they “reach their desired loading efforts”, batsmen and wicketkeepers will begin their individual sessions, the ECB said in a statement.

Coronavirus Outbreak: England cricketers could start outdoor training soon as ECB eyes home series against West Indies in July
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England cricketers could start outdoor training soon as ECB eyes home series against West Indies in July

The ECB Director agreed that they have to create an environment where the West Indies and Pakistan both feel safe while travelling to the United Kingdom

Coronavirus Outbreak: England pacer Jofra Archer calls for 'crowd simulation' at closed door matches
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England pacer Jofra Archer calls for 'crowd simulation' at closed door matches

"We play music at cricket. Why can't we play some crowd simulation?" Archer said on the BBC podcast 'Stumped'.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ben Stokes to run half marathon to raise funds for health workers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ben Stokes to run half marathon to raise funds for health workers

England's World Cup-winning all-rounder Ben Stokes will run his maiden half marathon on Tuesday to raise funds for a charity and hospitals battling the COVID-19 pandemic.

England batsman Jason Roy feels it makes sense to postpone T20I World Cup if teams don't get enough preparation time
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England batsman Jason Roy feels it makes sense to postpone T20I World Cup if teams don't get enough preparation time

England batsman Jason Roy can't wait to get back on the cricket field but says it would make sense to postpone the T20I World Cup in October-November if teams don't get enough time to prepare for the mega event.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Feels a long way away from getting back to playing cricket, says England pacer Stuart Broad
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Feels a long way away from getting back to playing cricket, says England pacer Stuart Broad

Broad is confident that the stakeholders of the game won't be going ahead with tournaments if any risks are involved.

In hindsight, I probably didn't need to pull out of IPL, says Chris Woakes
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In hindsight, I probably didn't need to pull out of IPL, says Chris Woakes

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has revealed that he pulled out of this year's IPL primarily to be with his pregnant wife but need not have officially announced his withdrawal from the event, which was suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kevin Pietersen should not have played for England after text-gate, says Michael Vaughan
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Kevin Pietersen should not have played for England after text-gate, says Michael Vaughan

Former captain Michael Vaughan feels Kevin Pietersen should not have been picked for England again after the 2012 text-gate scandal where he was accused of sending unsavoury messages about his skipper Andrew Strauss to the opposition team during the course of a Test match.