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England vs West Indies: Spinner Amar Virdi confident of being picked up in hosts' squad for Test series
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England vs West Indies: Spinner Amar Virdi confident of being picked up in hosts' squad for Test series

Virdi, who has taken 69 wickets in his 23 first class matches at an average of 28.78, says his strength lies in his aggression as he is always looking for wickets.

Ravichandran Ashwin, Nathan Lyon and Yasir Shah lack adequate variations to survive in ODIs, says Mushtaq Ahmed
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Ravichandran Ashwin, Nathan Lyon and Yasir Shah lack adequate variations to survive in ODIs, says Mushtaq Ahmed

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed said the ever-increasing role of power-hitting in the modern one-day game has made mystery spinners more valuable than the conventional ones.

I have never seen a better player in my life than Rahul Dravid, says Graeme Swann
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I have never seen a better player in my life than Rahul Dravid, says Graeme Swann

Dravid played for Kent under John Wright's coaching and had a good season with the county side.

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

Glenn Maxwell's episode tells players' mental health should be given utmost importance by all governing bodies including BCCI
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Glenn Maxwell's episode tells players' mental health should be given utmost importance by all governing bodies including BCCI

The Glenn Maxwell case might well be the trigger that should get Sourav Ganguly and BCCI to set in motion a system that would guide, mentor and support our cricket players. There may be more to the issues dogging some of them than just money. Their cry for help may be a silent one. But it needs to be heard.

Ashes 2019: Former England spinner Graeme Swann says Jack Leach should have been in England set-up long ago
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Ashes 2019: Former England spinner Graeme Swann says Jack Leach should have been in England set-up long ago

Graeme Swann says that Jack Leach can take wickets for England in the second Test against Australia once the pitch starts deteriorating

Listen: Full script of Episode 210 of Spodcast where we discuss Sethu FC's Indian Women's League triumph, Sachin Tendulkar's take on Virat Kohli's men ahead of World Cup and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 210 of Spodcast where we discuss Sethu FC's Indian Women's League triumph, Sachin Tendulkar's take on Virat Kohli's men ahead of World Cup and more

In this episode, we talk about Sethu FC's triumph in the Indian Women's League, Sachin Tendulkar's take on Team India ahead of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and more.

'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'.

Former Windies captain Clive Lloyd says winning first World Cup in front of large West Indian contingent was quite exciting
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Former Windies captain Clive Lloyd says winning first World Cup in front of large West Indian contingent was quite exciting

Clive Lloyd was in London on Tuesday at an event marking 100 days until the start of the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.

Former England cricketers Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann back top-ranked Eoin Morgan and Co to lift World Cup
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Former England cricketers Alastair Cook, Graeme Swann back top-ranked Eoin Morgan and Co to lift World Cup

Alastair Cook believes England can end decades of World Cup disappointment with a triumph on home soil this year.

India vs Australia: Ishant Sharma's glorious chance to come good on that early promise he showed back in 2008
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India vs Australia: Ishant Sharma's glorious chance to come good on that early promise he showed back in 2008

It will take more than wickets from Ishant to win this for India, but he can play a huge part in this golden opportunity for India to win a series in Australia for the first time.

India vs England, 4th Test, stats review: From Virat Kohli’s milestones to Moeen Ali’s figures, a look at key numbers
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India vs England, 4th Test, stats review: From Virat Kohli’s milestones to Moeen Ali’s figures, a look at key numbers

Let’s look at some of the records broken and created during the fourth Test between England and India played at Southampton.

India vs England: Former England spinner Graeme Swann backs Virat Kohli's men if ball doesn't swing
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India vs England: Former England spinner Graeme Swann backs Virat Kohli's men if ball doesn't swing

Former England spinner Graeme Swann said, "If it swings, England will win the Test series easily but if it doesn't, and I don't think it will, I think it will be a brilliant series."

England vs Australia: Adil Rashid believes Eoin Morgan and Co can defeat even full-strength opposition
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England vs Australia: Adil Rashid believes Eoin Morgan and Co can defeat even full-strength opposition

England head into Sunday's series finale at Old Trafford just one win away from completing their first 5-0 clean sweep in any format against Australia in more than 140 years of matches between the arch-rivals.

Graeme Swann on 100-ball cricket, Ravichandran Ashwin's experiment with leg spin and Virat Kohli's test in England
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Graeme Swann on 100-ball cricket, Ravichandran Ashwin's experiment with leg spin and Virat Kohli's test in England

Graeme Swann was of the opinion that Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who lately has been bowling more of leg-spin in the on-going Indian Premier League (IPL) should stick to off-spin.

Highlights, ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018, England vs Canada, Full cricket score: ENG win by 282 runs
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Highlights, ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018, England vs Canada, Full cricket score: ENG win by 282 runs

Catch the live score and updates of the Group C fixture between England and Canada of ICC U-19 World Cup 2018.

Ashes 2017: England's Alastair Cook has scars from last series, Stuart Broad not up to it at the moment, says Mitchell Johnson
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Ashes 2017: England's Alastair Cook has scars from last series, Stuart Broad not up to it at the moment, says Mitchell Johnson

England opener Alastair Cook has managed only 83 runs in the current campaign at a paltry average of 13.83.

Ashes 2017: Former England spinner Graeme Swann says team's senior players have done 'next to nothing'
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Ashes 2017: Former England spinner Graeme Swann says team's senior players have done 'next to nothing'

Joe Root and Alastair Cook have done next to nothing. The shining lights have been Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan, said Graeme Swann.

Ashes 2017: Fed up with off-field issues, England skipper Joe Root urges players to prove their worth in third Test
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Ashes 2017: Fed up with off-field issues, England skipper Joe Root urges players to prove their worth in third Test

Root admitted he was sick and tired with the team's off-field alcohol-related incidents, which began before the tour with Ben Stokes' involvement in a fight outside a nightclub.