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India Showed Strength By Batting 1st In The Penultimate T20I Against England, Says Michael Atherton

Michael Atherton asserted that the quality that India can win even batting first is what makes India a dangerous team. The win by India in the 4th T20I was the first by a team batting first in the series. India made yet another prolific comeback in the series, winning the fourth T20I against England by

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Ricky Ponting, Stephen Fleming
Ricky Ponting and Stephen Fleming (Image Credit: Getty Images)
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Top 5 Cricketers With Consecutive Matches As A Test Captain

When a player consistently plays the role of a Test captain for a long time, it mostly shows how much strong a team, how much strong a captain, how much strong faith the team management has on the captain etc. While the Test captaincy is very much hectic job, some captains maintain this role for

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Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer. Credit: Twitter
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England Vs West Indies 2020, 2nd Test: Michael Atherton And Michael Vaughan React On Jofra Archer Breaching Bio-Secure Protocols

The 25-year-old England fast bowler Jofra Archer missed out the ongoing Manchester Test against West Indies due to breaching bio-secure protocols. Former England captain Michael Atherton called it a foolish act while another former English captain Michael Vaughan feels that it was the major blow for the England cricket team. After losing the Southampton Test

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Mike Atherton
Mike Atherton. Credits: Twitter
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ICC Will Have To Allow More Substitutes For Bio-Secure Matches – Mike Atherton

Former England captain Mike Atherton believes that the International Cricket Council will need to allow more substitutes for bio-secure matches. The governing body is already contemplating to include Covid-19 substitutes for the three-match Test series between England and the West Indies. The ICC plans to host all the matches in a bio-secure environment in the

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Michael Atherton’s Career Would Have Been Ruined if Social Media Existed in the 90’s

Former English batsman Kevin Pietersen is of the opinion that former England skipper Michael Atherton’s career would have been ‘ruined” by a tampering scandal had social media existed in the 1990’s. Atherton was reported for using dirt in his pocket to alter the condition of the ball during the Lord’s Test against South Africa in

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Mike Atherton with Nasser Hussain. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

ENG vs WI 2017: West Indies’ Win over England, the Biggest Upset in the Recent Past – Mike Atherton

Former English skipper Michael Atherton is of the opinion that West Indies’ rare victory in the 2nd Test against England at Headingley is the biggest upset in the history of cricket in the recent past. Riding on the back of centuries in both innings by Shai Hope, the Windies made a dramatic comeback after losing

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Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain backed Alastair Cook to lead England in Tests in 2017.
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Nasser Hussain, Michael Atherton Back Alastair Cook To Lead England Despite India Series Loss

England were brought down to their knees by India after they perished the visitors 4-0 in the recently concluded five-match Test series. They would have felt the burden of carrying the impact of an embarrassing series loss on their shoulders, as they left home on Tuesday night for the Christmas break. Alastair Cook, who marshaled

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