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England-West Indies Test: Jofra Archer dropped from 2nd Test after breaching COVID-19 protocols

Old Trafford/UNI:  England pacer Jofra Archer was on Thursday dropped from the second Test against the West Indies for breaching the team's COVID-19 bio-secure protocols, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said.

First Test: West Indies thrash England 4 by wickets, take 1-0 series lead

Southampton/UNI: Riding on a gritty innings by Jermaine Blackwood (95 off 154), West Indies outclassed England by 4 wickets in the first Test match at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Windies 35/3 at lunch on Day 5

Southampton/UNI:  Pacers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood gave England the perfect start and left West Indies reeling at 35/3 at Lunch on Day 5 of the first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Sunday.

Southampton Test: England 35/1 against West Indies at stumps on day 1

Southampton/UNI: England were 35/1 at stumps on the first day of the inaugural Test of the historic three-match series against West Indies as international cricket finally returned on Wednesday after an interruption owing to Covid-19 pandemic.

Full-time captaincy a workload in future for Ben Stokes: ex-skipper Nasser Hussain

Former England captain Nasser Hussain weighs in on all-rounder Ben Stokes as stand-in captain in first Test against West Indies, but is worried a little bit about his workload in the future if given the role full-time.

Sam Curran self-isolating after falling sick

’Southampton/UNI:  England all-rounder Sam Curran will not play the remaining intra-squad warm-up match as he is self-isolating in his room at the Ageas Bowl after feeling sick on Wednesday night.

England's Ben Stokes named skipper for first Test against West Indies in Joe Root's absence

London/IBNS: England all-rounder Ben Stokes will captain the side for the first time next week as Joe Root will miss the first Test against West Indies, England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed.

Pakistan squad departs for England tour despite corona pandemic

Lahore/UNI: A 20-player Pakistan squad left for England, through a chartered flight from here, on Sunday morning despite novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

England Women cricketers to resume training from Jun 22

London/UNI:  The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday named 24 women cricketers who will return to training on 22 June in a bid for a return to competitive action before the end of the season.

Wahab says ready to make a comeback in Tests for England tour

Islamabad/UNI/Pakistan: left-arm pace bowler Wahab Riaz expresses readiness to come back to Test cricket if the need for him arises on the tour of England later this year.

200 Test wicket is on my mind:Kemar Roach

Manchester/UNI:  West Indies star fast bowler Kemar Roach says 200 Test wickets is in his mind but the goal is to beat England in the upcoming three-Test series.

Geoffrey Boycott leaves BBC's commentary team over Covid-19 threat

London/IBNS: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has announced the end of his association with BBC's Test Match Special Commentary team over the Covid-19 threat.

No doubt: Abdul Razzaq feels India lost England match in World Cup 'intentionally'

Mumbai/IBNS: Giving no break to the controversy over India's defeat in the England match of 2019 World Cup, former Pakistani cricketer Abdul Razzaq has said the men-in-blue had lost the game "intentionally".

England to play West Indies in Test series next month

London/UNI: The England and Wales Cricket Board(ECB) announced on Wednesday that England will play three Tests in the space of 21 days when the international summer gets under way in July.

Never said India lost World Cup match against England intentionally: Ben Stokes

Mumbai/IBNS: English cricketer Ben Stokes has clarified that he never meant India lost a match against England in the 2019 World Cup intentionally after the all-rounder singled out Mahendra Singh Dhoni's way of batting in the particular match which was lost by the men-in-blue.