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Double delight for Babar Azam in ICC awards

A year after he won the 'ODI Cricketer of the Year' in 2021, Babar continued to dominate world cricket and was the only player to breach the 2000-run mark in 2022 across all formats.

published on : 26th January 2023
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Stokes hits out at ICC for not paying enough attention to scheduling

The 31-year-old all-rounder is also not happy with a lot of different squads being selected and players being rested because of the abundance of cricket being played.

published on : 26th December 2022
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IPL auction 2023: Money heist, season 16

Franchises going big in the mini-auction has been a theme and that was in vogue on Friday as  Curran, Stokes and Green emerged as clear winners.

published on : 24th December 2022
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IPL auction: Sam Curran sold to Punjab Kings for record salary of Rs 18.50 crore

Star all-rounder Ben Stokes was sold to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for Rs 16.25 crore.

published on : 23rd December 2022
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Mini auction, maximum returns: Curran, Stokes, Green set for IPL windfall

The player pool for the auction has been pruned to 405 with a maximum of 87 slots, including 30 overseas, to be filled by the teams.

published on : 22nd December 2022
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Stomach bug sweeps through England camp on eve of Pakistan Test

The virus outbreak could force England to change the team for the Test which had been announced on Tuesday.

published on : 30th November 2022
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England hopeful of Stokes' 'unretirement' from ODIs ahead of World Cup

The 31-year-old Test skipper announced his retirement from the 50-over format earlier this year, saying playing three formats had become 'unsustainable' for him.

published on : 15th November 2022
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T20 World Cup 2022: England's white-ball redemption comes full circle

Seven years after early exit from 50-over WC Down Under, Buttler and Co beat Pakistan by 5 wickets at MCG to win their 2nd T20 title

published on : 14th November 2022
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Stokes shares how eventual champs England moved on from Ireland loss 

Stokes showed his big match prowess once again with a gritty fifty under extreme pressure to help England to their second T20 World Cup title.

published on : 13th November 2022
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I was faking intensity, says 'mentally down' Virat Kohli having not touched bat for month

Mental health issues are a reality and just like Ben Stokes said in his docu-series, Kohli also spoke about the need to not keep the feelings bottled up.

published on : 27th August 2022
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England captain Stokes reveals he takes anxiety medication

Stokes stepped away from cricket last year to focus on his mental health after enduring a series of panic attacks.

published on : 23rd August 2022
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South Africa skipper Elgar sick of 'Bazball' talk ahead of England Tests

McCullum's nickname is behind a 'Bazball' tag that has become shorthand for an aggressive style of playing the five-day game.

published on : 16th August 2022
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ODI cricket is dying a slow death: Usman Khawaja 

Khawaja is the latest cricketer to join the debate over the existence of 50-over cricket after Ben Stokes announced his sudden retirement from ODI cricket at the age of 31.

published on : 22nd July 2022
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England's Test coach McCullum backs Stokes' abrupt decision to retire from ODIs

The 2019 Word Cup final hero Ben Stokes on Monday made a surprise announcement to retire from the 50-over format, saying playing three formats has become "unsustainable" for him.

published on : 22nd July 2022
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ODIs have become run-of-the-mill, scrap it permanently: Wasim Akram

Akram's comments came close on the heels of England all-rounder Ben Stokes' sudden retirement from ODIs, which has triggered a serious debate over the existence of 50-over cricket.

published on : 21st July 2022
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Ben Stokes's ODI exit sparks concerns over international schedule

Cricketers in previous eras used to retire from all international cricket at the same time but the kind of exit announced by Stokes is increasingly common.

published on : 20th July 2022
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Have always admired energy and commitment he gives to the game: Stokes on Kohli 

Stokes had announced his retirement from ODI cricket on Monday, following which Kohli called the all-rounder "the most competitive bloke" he has played against.

published on : 20th July 2022
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Nasser Hussain slams 'joke' scheduling, says its 'madness for players'

With the IPL set to have a dedicated two-and-half month exclusive window from the next FTP calender of the ICC starting 2024, Hussain feels ODI cricket will face more casualties.

published on : 20th July 2022
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South Africa spoils Ben Stokes' final ODI with 62-run win vs England

Van der Dussen, who hit his third ODI century, shared century stands with Janneman Malan (57) and Aiden Markram (77) after winning the toss at Riverside Ground in the opener of the three-match series

published on : 20th July 2022
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'We are not cars, you can't just fill us up, we'll go out there and be ready to be fuelled up again,': Stokes

"You see it all around the world now where teams are having to rest some players in a certain series so they feel like they are getting a break," Ben Stokes said.

published on : 20th July 2022
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