England have gone a bit too far with Bazball: Geoffrey Boycott | Cricket News - Times of India

England have gone a bit too far with Bazball: Geoffrey Boycott | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: England great Geoffrey Boycott repeated on Saturday how much he dislikes “Bazball” style of play and urged the coaching staff to apply some “common sense” to their strategies.Boycott’s criticism stemmed from England’s inability to win the two most significant series, which were the Ashes series against Australia in 2023 and the series against…

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Stuart Broad reveals why Ben Stokes's T20 World Cup withdrawal is 'right decision' | Cricket News - Times of India

Stuart Broad reveals why Ben Stokes’s T20 World Cup withdrawal is ‘right decision’ | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former England pace sensation Stuart Broad has thrown his weight behind talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes‘ decision to skip this year’s T20 World Cup due to fitness concerns.In an exclusive interaction at the Star Sports studio, Broad expressed support for Stokes’ decision, stating, “Whatever Ben decides to do for the well-being of himself is…

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'He gave the ball to a…': Ian Chappell criticizes Ben Stokes' captaincy in India series | Cricket News - Times of India

‘He gave the ball to a…’: Ian Chappell criticizes Ben Stokes’ captaincy in India series | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has delivered a scathing critique of England skipper Ben Stokes‘ captaincy, attributing India’s series-sealing victory in the fourth Test to a critical lapse in strategy at a pivotal juncture.In his assessment, Chappell pointed out a pivotal moment in the fourth Test at Ranchi where Stokes’ decision-making came under…

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'England appeared to get carried away...': Brendon McCullum, Ben Stokes contemplate strategy overhaul | Cricket News - Times of India

‘England appeared to get carried away…’: Brendon McCullum, Ben Stokes contemplate strategy overhaul | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Following England‘s comprehensive 1-4 Test series defeat against India, coach Brendon McCullum and captain Ben Stokes are grappling with critical decisions as they seek to rejuvenate the team’s fortunes in the longest format of the game.In the aftermath of the series loss, McCullum acknowledged the need for introspection, stating, “We will allow the…

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'Don't think Rohit has been superior as captain,' feels Graeme Swann despite England's 4-1 mauling | Cricket News - Times of India

‘Don’t think Rohit has been superior as captain,’ feels Graeme Swann despite England’s 4-1 mauling | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former England spinner Graeme Swann believes Rohit Sharma‘s captaincy during the five-match Test series wasn’t superior to Ben Stokes‘ and attributed India’s success more to the effectiveness of their bowlers under Rohit’s leadership rather than solely crediting his captaincy.Despite the focus on Stokes’ leadership style before and during the series, Rohit’s team ultimately…

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'I can't believe I'm hearing this...': Mark Waugh disagrees with Alastair Cook's 'they're not robots' defense | Cricket News - Times of India

‘I can’t believe I’m hearing this…’: Mark Waugh disagrees with Alastair Cook’s ‘they’re not robots’ defense | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: England faced a crushing defeat by an innings and 64 runs in the culmination of the five-match series in Dharamsala on Saturday, marking a disappointing end to their tour of India. Despite showcasing some resilience in earlier Tests, Ben Stokes‘ side faltered in the final match, drawing criticism from former cricketers.Former England cricketer…

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'Bazball, Batti Gull...': Virender Sehwag tears into England for failing miserably | Cricket News - Times of India

‘Bazball, Batti Gull…’: Virender Sehwag tears into England for failing miserably | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwagknown for his straight talk, once again slammed England for failing miserably and thereby losing the five-match Test series 1-4 against India.England started off with a bang by winning the first Test in Hyderabad, but after that, they couldn’t get hold of things and were completely clueless in the…

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