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IPL 2022: Andrew Tye replaces injured Mark Wood at Lucknow Super Giants
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IPL 2022: Andrew Tye replaces injured Mark Wood at Lucknow Super Giants

The right-arm pacer, who has so far played 27 IPL matches and has picked 40 wickets, will join LSG for the price of Rs 1 crore.

IPL 2022: Taskin Ahmed not to join Lucknow Super Giants as Mark Wood's replacement after BCB denies permission
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IPL 2022: Taskin Ahmed not to join Lucknow Super Giants as Mark Wood's replacement after BCB denies permission

Bangladesh Cricket Board has refused to give Taskin Ahmed the No-Objection Certificate to take part in the IPL.

IPL 2022: Mark Wood ruled out of tournament due to elbow injury
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IPL 2022: Mark Wood ruled out of tournament due to elbow injury

According to a report, Wood will not represent Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL beginning 26 March after picking up a right elbow injury during the first Test against the West Indies last week.

West Indies vs England: Pacer Saqib Mahmood to make Test debut for visitors in second Test
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West Indies vs England: Pacer Saqib Mahmood to make Test debut for visitors in second Test

Saqib Mahmood, 25, has played seven one-day internationals and 12 Twenty20s since 2019.

IPL Auction 2022: Receiving contract feels unreal like a computer game, says Mark Wood
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IPL Auction 2022: Receiving contract feels unreal like a computer game, says Mark Wood

Wood was bought by new franchise Lucknow Super Giants for Rs 7.50 crore on the first day of the IPL auction last week.

Ashes 2021-22: Mark Wood enjoying the role of England enforcer ahead of fifth Test
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Ashes 2021-22: Mark Wood enjoying the role of England enforcer ahead of fifth Test

England are 3-0 down with the Ashes gone after being beaten heavily in the first three Tests at Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne

Ashes 2021-22: Technology woes in spotlight as Ben Stokes no-ball controversy spices up Day 2
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Ashes 2021-22: Technology woes in spotlight as Ben Stokes no-ball controversy spices up Day 2

Australia’s Ashes broadcaster Channel 7 revealed Stokes had overstepped the front crease 14 times in Thursdays’ opening session and had only been called twice for a no-ball.

Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head, David Warner pile on the agony for England on Day 2
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Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head, David Warner pile on the agony for England on Day 2

Head and captain Pat Cummins combined in a 70-run stand that restored Australia's domination of the first two days at the Gabba, accelerating the scoring as England's fielding got ragged.

T20 World Cup 2021: Loss against South Africa brings England down to earth, says Mark Wood
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T20 World Cup 2021: Loss against South Africa brings England down to earth, says Mark Wood

England were on a four-match winning streak at the tournament before South Africa handed them a 10-run defeat in the final group game here on Saturday.

T20 World Cup 2021: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul shine as India beat England by seven wickets
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T20 World Cup 2021: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul shine as India beat England by seven wickets

Rahul made batting look easy with six boundaries and three sixes in his 24-ball-51 while Kishan was retired hurt after a chiselled 70 off 46 balls that had three sixes apart from seven boundaries as India chased a target of 189 with an over to spare.

England 'missed the trick' by not using reverse swing at the Oval, admits Mark Wood
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England 'missed the trick' by not using reverse swing at the Oval, admits Mark Wood

The 31-year-old pacer said that reverse swing is something the bowling unit is going to think over and has already discussed in aftermath of the disappointing result at The Oval.

India vs England: Pacer Mark Wood ruled out of third Test due to shoulder injury
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India vs England: Pacer Mark Wood ruled out of third Test due to shoulder injury

Wood had hurt his shoulder while fielding during the second Test at Lord's with India going on to win the game by 151 runs to take 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

India vs England: Hosts drop opener Dom Sibley after poor performances, recall Dawid Malan for third Test
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India vs England: Hosts drop opener Dom Sibley after poor performances, recall Dawid Malan for third Test

India are 1-0 up in the five-match series after a 151-run win in the second Test at Lord's where Sibley made scores of 11 and nought as his average dipped to 19.77 in 10 Tests this year.

India vs England: Why Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane's approach in second innings was right
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India vs England: Why Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane's approach in second innings was right

Rahane and Pujara were criticised for their slow approach on Day 4 of the Lord's Test, but their approach was right and the criticism was wrong.

India vs England: Mark Wood doubtful for third Test after picking up shoulder injury
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India vs England: Mark Wood doubtful for third Test after picking up shoulder injury

England, who are already missing a few key players due to a spate of injuries, lost the second Test by 151 runs on the fifth day at Lord's.

India vs England: 'He cocked up with his tactics', Geoffrey Boycott slams Joe Root after defeat
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India vs England: 'He cocked up with his tactics', Geoffrey Boycott slams Joe Root after defeat

England, who started day five of the Lord's Test in a strong position, eventually lost the game by 151 runs to a "brilliant" India.

India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami pull off incredible heist as visitors script 151-run win at Lord's
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India vs England: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami pull off incredible heist as visitors script 151-run win at Lord's

The fifth day at the hallowed Lord's was as good an exhibition of Test cricket with India bowling out England for 120 as they tried to bat it out without going for a chase of 272 in 60 overs. India lead the series 1-0.

India vs England: Wood shines with express pace, Rahane-Pujara step up and other talking points from Day 4 of Lord's Test
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India vs England: Wood shines with express pace, Rahane-Pujara step up and other talking points from Day 4 of Lord's Test

From Mark Wood standing out with his express pace to Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane finally coming to India’s aid, some talking points from Day 4 of Lord's Test

India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara’s dogged resistance, late wickets set up exciting final day at Lord’s
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India vs England: Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara’s dogged resistance, late wickets set up exciting final day at Lord’s

Pujara (45 off 206) and Rahane (61 off 146) thrived under tremendous pressure to bat for almost 50 overs for a 100-run stand, taking the game to day five.

India vs England: Ben Stokes, Ollie Robinson recalled for first two Tests; Haseeb Hameed gets nod after five years
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India vs England: Ben Stokes, Ollie Robinson recalled for first two Tests; Haseeb Hameed gets nod after five years

Jofra Archer, recuperating from elbow surgery, and Chris Woakes, suffering from bruised heel, are still not match-fit to be included.