Australia’s Will Pucovski will return next month after injury

Will Pucovski’s history of concussion could mean that the opener is sidelined for at least part of the five-Test Ashes series against England starting December 8 in Brisbane. Victoria coach Chris Rogers said on Thursday that Australia batsman Will Pucovski is aiming to return to action next month following his latest injury. Pukowski suffered the …

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Anderson hits back at Penn, urges Australia to be ‘respectable’ ahead of Ashes

Veteran England pacer James Anderson has appealed to Australian cricketers to be “respectful” when engaging in verbal wars ahead of the Ashes. Australia’s Test captain Tim Paine has said that the Ashes will go ahead even if England captain Joe Root is not a part of the tour, as spectators may face uncertainty about the …

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Tim Paine ‘devastated’ by Pucovsky blow, supports Harris to open

Australia Test captain Tim Paine was “devastated” to hear about Will Pucovski’s recent injury but has named Marcus Harris if the opener proves unfit for the Ashes. Pukowski was hit by a ball on the helmet in a net session last week while training for Victoria. Pukowski’s history of concussion problems could mean the young …

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‘It was in a good way, if it makes sense’: Anderson on rivalry with Kohli

Veteran England pacer James Anderson revealed that this year’s battle between him and India skipper Virat Kohli was the best fight he has ever had in his career. The 39-year-old packed Kohli for a golden duck in the opening Test of the five-match series played in August. He also shed light on the on-field joke …

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‘He lacked class’: Michael Vaughan slams Tim Paine for comments on Joe Root

Former England captain Michael Vaughan came down heavily on Australia’s Test captain Tim Paine for his lack of sympathy for the England players. Paine had said there was no need for Joe Root to tour Australia for the Ashes if he was not comfortable with the quarantine rules, but the series would continue. The comment …

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England’s Barmy Army mocks Tim Paine, Australia captain responds in style: ‘Not much original in the last 20 years’

Tim Paine is no stranger to being dominated on social media. His comments have either sparked debate or upset fans mostly on social media. Not long ago, he rubbished Indian fans by saying that India’s initial plan not to travel to Brisbane for the final Test of the 2021/21 Border-Gavaskar Trophy was a way to …

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Ben Stokes’ second finger operation, a big doubt for the Ashes

Ben Stokes underwent a second operation on his injured finger in April, putting the all-rounder’s participation in the Ashes series in further doubt. The England and Wales Cricket Board said on Thursday that Stokes had two screws and scar tissue removed from the index finger of his left hand, and will undergo an intensive period …

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England agree to tour Australia for Ashes, claim report

led by Joe Root England The team has agreed to tour Australia for the Ashes, a leading daily has reported, ending speculation of their participation in the AUD 200 million series. COVID-19 Ban in Australia. The tour went in the right direction on Tuesday after positive talks between players’ representatives, the England and Wales Cricket …

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