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Ben Stokes is obvious choice to lead England Test team, feel former captains
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Ben Stokes is obvious choice to lead England Test team, feel former captains

Root on Friday stepped down from captaincy, ending his five-year tenure after facing criticism following England's 0-4 Ashes defeat against Australia and 0-1 series loss to West Indies.

Ashes 2021-22: I'd like to see some emotion out in the middle, says Glenn McGrath
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Ashes 2021-22: I'd like to see some emotion out in the middle, says Glenn McGrath

For McGrath, too much bromance between England and Australian players, which he largely attributed to IPL and Big Bash, was taking away the required passion while representing the country.

T20 World Cup 2021: India don't play fearless brand of cricket in ICC events, says Nasser Hussain
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T20 World Cup 2021: India don't play fearless brand of cricket in ICC events, says Nasser Hussain

India paid the price for losing back-to-back games against Pakistan and New Zealand early on as Virat Kohli and his men failed to reach the semifinals of the showpiece event.

T20 World Cup 2021: Lack of Plan B makes India vulnerable in knockouts, feels Nasser Hussain
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T20 World Cup 2021: Lack of Plan B makes India vulnerable in knockouts, feels Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain also highlighted India's poor track record in the knockout stages of recent ICC events.

India vs England: 'Such a shame', former players react on cancellation of Manchester Test
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India vs England: 'Such a shame', former players react on cancellation of Manchester Test

The Test was cancelled just a couple of hours before the toss after India were left on tenterhooks following physio Yogesh Parmar's positive COVID-19 test that led to concerns that the infection could spread during the match.

India vs England: 'Don't think we were bullied', Sunil Gavaskar hits back at Nasser Hussain during heated argument
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India vs England: 'Don't think we were bullied', Sunil Gavaskar hits back at Nasser Hussain during heated argument

Sunil Gavaskar told Nasser Hussain that he would be "very upset" if his generation of cricketers were termed as ones who were "bullied".

Dinesh Karthik says commentary is seen as post-retirement option only in India, wants to break the stereotype
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Dinesh Karthik says commentary is seen as post-retirement option only in India, wants to break the stereotype

With his sharp yet simple analysis, Karthik became an instant hit in the commentary box when he made his debut in the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand last month.

India vs England: Visitors looked like 'startled rabbits' in second innings of third Test, says Nasser Hussain
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India vs England: Visitors looked like 'startled rabbits' in second innings of third Test, says Nasser Hussain

Hussain said it's all about mentality now and the tourists need to find a way to draw the series, which will be a good result for them.

India vs England: Joe Root will probably break all England batting records, says Nasser Hussain
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India vs England: Joe Root will probably break all England batting records, says Nasser Hussain

Root struck 218 in England's first innings on a spin-friendly pitch to lead his side to a 227-run win over India in the first Test in Chennai on Tuesday.

India vs England: 'One in a million' Joe Root set for century of Tests
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India vs England: 'One in a million' Joe Root set for century of Tests

Root made his debut in 2012 at Nagpur in the fourth match of a series won by England 2-1 under Alastair Cook, their last triumph in India.

Virat Kohli has instilled fighting attitude in Indian team, says Nasser Hussain
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Virat Kohli has instilled fighting attitude in Indian team, says Nasser Hussain

Despite missing some key players to injuries and skipper Kohli, who was on paternity leave, an inexperienced Indian team, led by Ajinkya Rahane, displayed grit and determination to register a historic come-from-behind 2-1 series win over Australia.

England vs Pakistan: James Anderson asks for more 'leeway' over bad light rules; Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne suggest use of pink ball
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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson asks for more 'leeway' over bad light rules; Michael Vaughan, Shane Warne suggest use of pink ball

Former players have often questioned the ICC regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.

England vs West Indies: Hosts' batting still their nemesis, says Nasser Hussain
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England vs West Indies: Hosts' batting still their nemesis, says Nasser Hussain

England lost the series-opener by four wickets with Jermaine Blackwood leading West Indies to a memorable victory.

Sunil Gavaskar criticises Nasser Hussain for wrong perception about Indian cricket team
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Sunil Gavaskar criticises Nasser Hussain for wrong perception about Indian cricket team

Nasser Hussain commented about how Indian cricket team got tougher under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. Gavaskar took exception to Hussain's opinion, telling him that his perception of the Indian team is entirely wrong.

On this day: Yuvraj Singh and Mohamamd Kaif script memorable victory for India in NatWest Trophy final
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On this day: Yuvraj Singh and Mohamamd Kaif script memorable victory for India in NatWest Trophy final

The Natwest trophy final is also remembered for Ganguly's wild celebrations on Lord's balcony when he took of his shirt and waved it as his teammates watched him.

Former England skipper Nasser Hussain calls for ICC to change 'bad light' laws in Test cricket
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Former England skipper Nasser Hussain calls for ICC to change 'bad light' laws in Test cricket

Former England captain Nasser Hussain wants the ICC to revisit its regulations related to bad light which has affected Test matches over the years.

Cricket must use Michael Holding’s resounding voice of reason as catalyst to come out of its cocoon
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Cricket must use Michael Holding’s resounding voice of reason as catalyst to come out of its cocoon

Michael Holding’s words of wisdom, uttered with feeling but without histrionics, scythed through our collective slumber like a massive jolt of electricity. It is high time the silent superstars speak up too.

Michael Holding delivers passionate message in support of Black Lives Matter, says 'you don't get over' racism
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Michael Holding delivers passionate message in support of Black Lives Matter, says 'you don't get over' racism

Holding, who will retire from commentary at the end of next year, talked about racism as cricket waited to restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic with the first England-West Indies Test.

India's team selection in ICC events have gone wrong, team needs alternate plan, says Nasser Hussain
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India's team selection in ICC events have gone wrong, team needs alternate plan, says Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain feels that India have lacked an alternative plan in major ICC tournaments primarily due to a superb top-order that rarely fails

Ben Stokes is a bit like Virat Kohli, he will turn out to be an excellent captain, says Nasser Hussain
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Ben Stokes is a bit like Virat Kohli, he will turn out to be an excellent captain, says Nasser Hussain

England's World Cup hero Stokes was named captain for the opening Test against the West Indies in place of Root, who has taken leave to be with his wife for the birth of their second child.