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Peter Moores' To-Do List: 5 Things New England Cricket Coach Must Address

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Peter Moores has had a tricky start to his tenure as England coach. His baptism was a series loss to Sri Lanka on home soil. That included England being bowled out for 99 in one game and a complete lack of consistency elsewhere. Moores faces a tough 12 months. He has to get the team to recover from The Ashes fall-out and make sure the replacements who come into the team are nurtured. He also needs to work with Alastair Cook on his captaincy and make sure the side ...

Jun 9 2014, 4:48am CDT

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Topics: The Ashes, Coach, Sri Lanka

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Cricket Statistics: Is Moeen Ali's 6/67 vs. India a Sign of Things to Come?

Source: Bleacher Report

Moeen Ali's capture of 6/67 in India's second innings to propel England to an emphatic victory in the third Test at the Ageas Bowl has suddenly heightened the sense that the bearded all-rounder could develop into a front-line spinner for Alastair Cook's side.  Prior to the summer—even prior to this Test—Moeen was widely viewed as a stylish batsman, who, at best, would be capable of holding down a part-time role with the ball ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report 3 hours ago


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How England ended a year of Test misery

Source: BBC Sport

Alastair Cook's men were at rock bottom so how did they end a run of 10 matches and 354 days wit ...
Full article at: BBC Sport 15 hours ago, 3:39pm CDT

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Alastair Cook Hails 'Great Win' as England Snap Losing Streak

Source: NDTV

Their crushing 266-run success at the Rose Bowl saw England end a run of 10 Tests without a win as they levelled a five-m ...
Full article at: NDTV 20 hours ago, 10:54am CDT

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Moeen Ali Shows Potential to Offer England Spin and Balance After Graeme Swann

Source: Bleacher Report

So, England's spin-bowling cupboard may not be so bare after all. Moeen Ali showed that he was more than just a part-timer by bagging a six-wicket haul in England's 266-run win over India in the third Test at Southampton. The Worcestershire all-rounder now has 18 Test wickets at an average of 32.11 from his first five Test appearances. Throw in a century with the bat and it marks a highly encouraging start to a Test career. To put that start ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report 20 hours ago, 10:45am CDT

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Cook all praise for Moeen Ali, England's new bowling hero

Source: Sport Balla

Southampton, July 31 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook Thursday praised Moeen Ali and said the part-time spinner had improved "leaps and bounds" -- thanks ...
Full article at: Sport Balla 22 hours ago, 8:46am CDT

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Cricket: Ali's six appeal too strong for India

Source: Channel News Asia

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom: Moeen Ali spun England to victory as they ended a run of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton on Thursday (July 31). Ali took six for 67 in 20.4 overs, including a spell of four for 17 in 22 balls as England completed a crushing win that saw them level the five-match series at 1-1.India, chasing what would have been a new fourth innings record winning total of 445, were bowled out for 178 before lun ...
Full article at: Channel News Asia 22 hours ago, 8:37am CDT

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England vs. India, 3rd Test: Day 4 Highlights, Scorecard, Report

Source: Bleacher Report

England took a huge stride towards a series-levelling victory, reducing India to 112-4 in pursuit of their total of 445 by stumps on Day 4 at the Ageas Bowl. India managed to add just seven runs to their overnight score before they were bowled out for 330. England declined to enforce the follow-on but batted instead, adding 205 runs in just over 40 overs before declaring just before the tea break. India made a decent start as they set about negotiating the four remainin ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report 1 day ago, 12:36pm CDT

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England vs India Third Test Day 4 Live Cricket Scores: It's Mahendra Singh Dhoni vs England Bowlers at Southampton

Source: NDTV

England are in pole position in the third cricket Test against India at Southampton. Down 1-0 in the five-match series, will Alastair Cook force victory? India surely have their backs to t ...
Full article at: NDTV 2 days ago, 3:27am CDT

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England Must Accept Only A Win Now Good Enough vs. India in 3rd Test

Source: Bleacher Report

There are only so many times a side can "take the positives" from a promising, if ultimately unsuccessful performance. There comes a time when you just have to win. For England, that time is now, with India 246 runs behind with just two first-innings wickets remaining in the third Test at the Ageas Bowl. Just as winning can become a habit, so can forgetting how to get over the line. Alastair Cook's side ha ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report 2 days ago, 3:02pm CDT


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