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ECB scraps warm-up fixtures against visiting teams

Dawn 14 Apr 2021
Meanwhile, England women’s captain Heather Knight said it was vital to keep Test cricket as part of the female game after it was confirmed her side would play their first long format international against India in almost seven years ... “I love playing Test cricket,” said Knight ... It’s really important that we keep Test cricket going in the women’s game.
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Conway credits his age for international success

RNZ 14 Apr 2021
Starting his international career at a more mature age has certainly helped Black Caps batsman Devon Conway and he's hoping that will help him crack into the test side in the next couple of months ... The prospect of debuting in test cricket at the home of the game also excites him especially with the first Test against England at Lord's.
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James Vince interview: 'An England recall is not something I am going to stress about'

Yahoo Daily News 14 Apr 2021
For all that Vince has infuriated England fans, who believe his talents should have been converted into far more than 13 Tests and an average of 24.9, he is closing in on 10,000 first-class runs at a tick below 40 apiece, is much-coveted in T20 leagues and has 36 centuries in professional cricket.
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No cap, no problem as India players set the tone in IPL

Hindustan Times 14 Apr 2021
The T20 league, and BCCI's elaborate cricket set-up, is helping produce players who are matching the best in the world game ... It was part of the Indian cricket board’s vision when IPL was conceptualised ... Mohammed Siraj, T Natarajan, Washington Sundar, and Navdeep Saini all made their Test debuts in impressive fashion.
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Five SA women cricketers stuck in Bangladesh after Covid tests

The News International 14 Apr 2021
Five members of a South African women’s cricket team have become stranded in Bangladesh after testing positive for Covid-19, officials said Tuesday ... The five remaining have been put into isolation in Dhaka, said Shafiul Alam Nadel of the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
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SA women cricketers cleared to leave Bangladesh after new Covid tests

Beijing News 14 Apr 2021
Five members of a South African women's cricket touring party, who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh, were cleared to return home Tuesday after second tests found them infection free, Cricket South Africa said ... CSA said that initially the five returned positive tests but, ...
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Five SA women cricketers stuck in Bangladesh after positive tests

Dawn 14 Apr 2021
Five members of a South African women’s cricket team have become stranded in Bangladesh after testing positive for coronavirus (Covid-19), officials said on Tuesday ... “The five remaining have been put into isolation in Dhaka,” said Shafiul Alam Nadel of the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
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IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant has grown in last 4 months, will do a good job, says Brian Lara

The Times of India 14 Apr 2021
Now he (Pant) is responsible for the captaincy because of injury," Lara, who holds the record for highest individual score in Test cricket, said on Star Sports' Select Dugout show ... CSK 2021 players listRCB Team 2021IPL 2021 Players listIndia Cricket TeamKKR Team 2021Punjab team 2021SRH Team 2021Live Cricket ScoreIndia Cricket Schedule.
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Williamson bags Hadlee medal for fourth time in six years

Dawn 14 Apr 2021
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was on Tuesday awarded the prestigious Sir Richard Hadlee medal for the fourth time in six years, while women’s all-rounder Amelia Kerr and rising star Devon Conway also claimed top honours at the New Zealand Cricket Awards for the 2020-21 season.
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IPL 2021 | Rishabh Pant 'has grown in last four months', will do good job ...

India TV 14 Apr 2021
Related Stories ... "Around 6 months of international cricket for him (Pant) one against Australia and here against England. Now he (Pant) is responsible for the captaincy because of injury," Lara, who holds the record for highest individual score in Test cricket, said on Star Sports' Select Dugout show ... ....
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Pant has grown in last 4 months, will do a good job: Lara

Yahoo Daily News 14 Apr 2021
Read full article ... 'Around 6 months of international cricket for him (Pant) one against Australia and here against England. Now he (Pant) is responsible for the captaincy because of injury,' Lara, who holds the record for highest individual score in Test cricket, said on Star Sports' Select Dugout show ... So, they are asking a lot of him ... .
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Kane Williamson wins New Zealand player of the year for fourth time

Indian Express 14 Apr 2021
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was the recipient of the Sir Richard Hadlee medal as player of the year for the fourth time in six years at the country’s 2020-21 cricket awards on Tuesday ... The 30-year-old plundered Test runs which included double centuries against Pakistan and West Indies in bowler-friendly conditions.
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IPL Emotional Rollercoaster: Harbhajan loses Surya battle

Indian Express 14 Apr 2021
Harbhajan Singh is a proud cricketer. More than 400 Test wickets and world titles in both the 50-over and 20-over formats justify that pride ... Khan apologises to fans for 'disapponting performance' SportsIn Asian Champions League, 4-foreign player rule test for FC Goa.
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We must keep women’s Test cricket alive, says England captain Heather Knight

AOL 13 Apr 2021
“I love playing Test cricket ...It’s really important that we keep Test cricket going in the women’s game. Realistically, T20 is what’s going to grow women’s cricket ...
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Heather Knight treasures England's return to Test cricket

The Daily Telegraph 13 Apr 2021
It’s really important that we keep Test cricket going in the women’s game ... “One of my proudest moments in an England shirt is scoring a Test century, and that speaks to the way that Test cricket is seen.” With England making their first tour of Pakistan in October, this year promises to be much livelier than pandemic-ravaged 2020.
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