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England v West Indies: Michael Vaughan says series will be ‘sad to watch’

The remainder of England’s series against West Indies will be “sad to watch”, says former England captain Michael Vaughan. England won the day-night Test – the first game in the three-match series – by an innings and 209 runs inside three days at Edgbaston. West Indies have not won a …

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England beating poor West Indies is no preparation for Ashes in Australia

England’s innings-and-209-run win against West Indies in the day-night Test at Edgbaston was a disappointing game of cricket. There was no edge, no bite to the contest. There was always a danger that England would learn little before the defence of the Ashes in Australia this winter, especially when it …

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Shakib Al Hasan announced captain for Bangladesh T20 team

Star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has been put at the helm of Bangladesh Twenty20 team after Mashrafe Bin Mortaza retired from the format. The Bangladesh Cricket Board’s announcement on Saturday confirms three separate captains for the Tigers, one for each format. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who had been leading the team …

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Bangladesh targets perfect Mortaza farewell

Having won the first T20I by six wickets, host determined to wrap up series at Premadasa Stadium Mashrafe Mortaza has revealed that he never enjoyed Twenty20 cricket because the duration was so short that it never allowed him to get into the groove. That is a big admission from the …

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