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Brendon McCullum keen to ensure a positive result for Test cricket

Metro UK 29 Nov 2022
England are the second of the major cricketing nations to embark on a Test tour of Pakistan after a long absence on security grounds, following Australia’s visit in the spring when the first two Tests ended in high-scoring draws before the tourists won the final game ... Rehan Ahmed, 18, is close to becoming England’s youngest test cricketer.
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74% players rate Test cricket most important; 49% would reject national contract in favour of ...

Indian Express 29 Nov 2022
I feel my body is letting me down because of the schedule and what is expected of us,” says Stokes, who has already retired from 50-over cricket ... Test cricket has shrunk from 19 per cent in 2018 to 9 per cent in 2022 ... 74% still rank Test cricket as most important format, although this has reduced form 82% from 2018/19 survey ... Test cricket.
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Arrival of England team good omen for domestic cricket, viewers: Marriyum

Urdu Point 29 Nov 2022
The minister said that it was an honor that the English cricket team had come to Pakistan for the first time after 2005 for playing the Test series ... Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the Test series was the real spirit of cricket and there was no politics involved in cricket.
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For India, T20-focussed approach not easy to achieve

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
As per the FICA report, before T20 cricket arrived, 22% international matches comprised Test cricket in 2003 ... With Test cricket’s commercial viability proving to be a challenge, the 2023-27 Future Tours Program (FTP) also shows India, England and Australia playing the most Tests.
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Anderson excited to be back in Pakistan after 17 years

The Associated Press 29 Nov 2022
“Our focus right now is test cricket ... Warner indicated earlier this month he could retire from test cricket within a year and play on until the 2024 T20 World Cup ... The 36-year-old Warner is on track to play in his 100th test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground beginning Dec.
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South Korea extradites murder suspect to New Zealand

The Associated Press 29 Nov 2022
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — England coach Brendon McCullum aims to continue playing an aggressive brand of test cricket when his team takes on Pakistan in a three-test series starting Thursday ... first training session at the Pindi Cricket Stadium -- the venue for the first test.
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Unbeaten West Indies upbeat before 2-test Australian series

The Associated Press 29 Nov 2022
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — England coach Brendon McCullum aims to continue playing an aggressive brand of test cricket when his team takes on Pakistan in a three-test series starting Thursday ... first training session at the Pindi Cricket Stadium -- the venue for the first test.
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James Anderson: England ‘chomping at the bit’ to start first Test in Pakistan

Belfast Telegraph 29 Nov 2022
It is the only cricket-playing nation where Anderson has yet to play Test matches ... “Especially after the summer we had in Test cricket, we felt like we were building something and we want to keep that kind of momentum building and to be a part of that in the summer was amazing.
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McCullum's blunt reply to 'Bazball won't work in Pakistan' headline: 'If they're good enough to ...

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
Under the new leadership duo of McCullum and Ben Stokes, England produced an aggressive brand of Test cricket, defeating New Zealand 3-0 in the home series before beating India in the rescheduled fifth Test in Edgbaston ... We feel it's an obligation we have to ensure we entertain those on TV and those who want to watch Test cricket.
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DA COSTA: Bumper Pakistani crowds to greet Stokes and England

Canoe 29 Nov 2022
England’s Test squad is back in Pakistan after a 17-year absence and one can expect bumper crowds for each of the three matches. In contrast, the West Indies will play in front of more empty seats than fans in their two-Test series in Australia ... But after beefing up security Test nations are back and the local fans are thrilled.
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Recharged England face Pakistan challenge in long-awaited series

The Times of India 29 Nov 2022
A recharged , playing swashbuckling cricket under skipper Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum, will get their first taste of Pakistan conditions in 17 years when the first Test begins in on Thursday ... https.//t.co/rERGDMmqQ4— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) 1669648201000.
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Simon Doull Weighs In On Sanju Samson vs Rishabh Pant Debate, Says Samson Deserves More Chances

Cricket Country 29 Nov 2022
With a plethora of talented cricketers available, team India faces a selection dilemma before every game ... The selectors so far have backed Rishabh Pant but he hasn’t been able to replicate his Test performances in limited-overs cricket ... a longer rope in limited overs cricket.
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Messrs. Chanderpaul: Shivnarine then, Tagenarine now

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
Meet Tagenarine, son of West Indies legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul, all set to make his Test debut in Perth on Wednesday ... Cricket has often been graced by fathers and sons playing at the highest level ... Father Shivnarine feels a debut in Australia is the right Test baptism for his son.
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'Brother, my English is finished now. Okay?': Naseem Shah's epic response in press conference leaves ...

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
Pakistan will return to cricketing action with the historic home Test series against England, that begins December 1. The two teams will renew the rivalry that reached at its helm in the final of the T20 World Cup earlier this month, where England defeated the Babar Azam-led side by five wickets at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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‘There are no cowards in Australia team’: Pat Cummins' strong reply to Justin Langer's comments

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2022
"There's no cowards in an Australian cricket team, not ever," Cummins told reporters ahead of their two-test series against West Indies, which begins in Perth on Wednesday ... Cummins added that it would be good to see Langer again during the test, with the former coach set to be part of the Seven Network's commentary team.

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