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Former England captain Michael Vaughan names Test cricket's greatest Bald XI in Instagram post
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Former England captain Michael Vaughan names Test cricket's greatest Bald XI in Instagram post

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has created a list of XI bald-headed cricketers which he named Test cricket's greatest Bald XI.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ICC must bury ridiculous boundary rule to ensure sport's growth beyond hardcore fans and experts
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ICC must bury ridiculous boundary rule to ensure sport's growth beyond hardcore fans and experts

Many of cricket’s recent rule changes defy common sense. The first step for the new ICC CEO would be to take stock of them. Certainly this boundary-rule must be the first to be buried if the game has to grow beyond hardcore fans and experts. Over to you ICC.

Alastair Cook marks swansong Test with ton, becomes only fifth batsmen to score century on debut and final match
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Alastair Cook marks swansong Test with ton, becomes only fifth batsmen to score century on debut and final match

Alastair Cook scored his 33rd Test century on Monday in his farewell international match at the Oval, bringing the curtain down on a record-breaking England career in style.

England vs India: Graham Gooch leads tribute after Alastair Cook's retirement, calls him rock of English batting
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England vs India: Graham Gooch leads tribute after Alastair Cook's retirement, calls him rock of English batting

Graham Gooch hailed Alastair Cook as the "rock of England's batting" after his protégé announced Monday he would retire from international cricket following this week's fifth Test against India at The Oval.

As Lord's prepares to bid farewell to MCC groundsman for 49 years, Mick Hunt, a look back at his illustrious journey
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As Lord's prepares to bid farewell to MCC groundsman for 49 years, Mick Hunt, a look back at his illustrious journey

In his late 60s now, Mick Hunt cherishes his time as the chief curator at Lord's and considers himself lucky to have been a part of the cricketing Mecca.

India vs England: Graham Gooch says Virat Kohli's 'extra motivation' can prove dangerous for Joe Root and Co
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India vs England: Graham Gooch says Virat Kohli's 'extra motivation' can prove dangerous for Joe Root and Co

"Virat Kohli is a top ranked player in the world at the moment and I think a dangerous customer for England as he has the motivation to improve his record in this country. Every player wants to be known to be able to play well in all sorts of conditions," Graham Gooch said.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' bizarre policy of picking newcomers and dumping them after few games must change
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' bizarre policy of picking newcomers and dumping them after few games must change

Most youngsters India have recruited in the recent past have been unceremoniously dumped after a trial run which includes a handful of matches.

Virat Kohli, best across formats, but 'Steve Smith is the man' in Tests, says spin legend Shane Warne
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Virat Kohli, best across formats, but 'Steve Smith is the man' in Tests, says spin legend Shane Warne

Shane Warne has high regards for Kohli's batsmanship but feels the only blip in the Indian captain's glorious career so far is his failure to score big in English conditions.

Ashes 2017: From Michael Clarke vs James Anderson to Ian Botham vs Rodney Marsh, sledging incidents that livened up the rivalry
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Ashes 2017: From Michael Clarke vs James Anderson to Ian Botham vs Rodney Marsh, sledging incidents that livened up the rivalry

Let's mine the history books to find some of the top Ashes sledges, or what the Australians would like to call, which they call 'mental disintegration' of the opposition.

Essex win first English County Championship in 25 years after first season back in top division
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Essex win first English County Championship in 25 years after first season back in top division

It is Essex's seventh title, all their previous successes coming between 1979 and their last one in 1992 when they retained the championship during the all-conquering years of England stars such as Graham Gooch, Nasser Hussain and Derek Pringle.

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli's astonishing Test statistics as his record-breaking streak continues
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India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli's astonishing Test statistics as his record-breaking streak continues

Here is a list of numbers that attempt to sum up the phenomenon that Kohli has been in the last year in the longest format of the game.

Alastair Cook is world's best opener, says Graham Gooch
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Alastair Cook is world's best opener, says Graham Gooch

Cook is already England's record run-scorer in Tests with 9,593 runs from his 120 matches at an average of 47.49.

Lyth hits maiden Test century, Cook claims record before Kiwis rally
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Lyth hits maiden Test century, Cook claims record before Kiwis rally

Adam Lyth upstaged his captain Alastair Cook by scoring his maiden test century to lift England to 253 for five at the close on the second day of the second test against New Zealand on Saturday.

 England were 'embarrassing' in loss to Australia: Graham Gooch
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England were 'embarrassing' in loss to Australia: Graham Gooch

England reduced Australia to 70 for three but conceded 105 runs in the last 10 overs as Glenn Maxwell plundered 66 off 40 deliveries.

England sack Graham Gooch as batting coach
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England sack Graham Gooch as batting coach

Graham Gooch has been sacked as England's batting coach with immediate effect, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said, as the fallout from the Ashes drubbing continued.

Match-fixing: Cricket should put its house in order, says Gooch
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Match-fixing: Cricket should put its house in order, says Gooch

England's batting coach and former captain, Graham Gooch has asked the ICC to take some serious measures to cleanse the sport from the menace of match-fixing.

I concentrate on run-making, not batting: Gooch
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I concentrate on run-making, not batting: Gooch

England's batting coach has had a very positive influence on his wards and that can be seen from the way they go about their batting.

Disappointed on missing the triple, but thrilled I got 294: Cook
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Disappointed on missing the triple, but thrilled I got 294: Cook

The England opener gave credit to the side's batting coach and his mentor Graham Gooch for helping the boys score big hundreds.