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Strauss salutes maestro Tendulkar

England Test captain Andrew Strauss has saluted India icon Sachin Tendulkar as the legendary batsman prepares to chase his 100th international hundred in the forthcoming series between the sides. Tendulkar has notched

Strauss blasts Boycott for Yardy comments

COLOMBO – England skipper Andrew Strauss on Friday hit out at former Test star Geoffrey Boycott for his stinging criticism over Michael Yardy’s exit from the World Cup because of depression. Strauss said his side were “very disappointed” by Boycott’s comments and that the squad sympathised with their teammate’s situation.
“I don’t think your cricketing ability or what you have achieved has anything to do with it whatsoever,” Strauss said. “There are significant pressures, and as

Strauss ‘very disasspointed’ by Boycott’s Yardy comments

COLOMBO – England skipper Andrew Strauss on Friday hit out at former Test star Geoffrey Boycott for his stinging criticism over Michael Yardy’s exit from the World Cup because of depression.
Strauss said his side were “very disappointed” by Boycott’s comments and that the squad sympathised with their teammate’s situation.
“I don’t think your cricketing ability or what you have achieved has anything to do with it whatsoever,” Strauss said.
“There are significant

Strauss, Swann miss practice with stomach bug

CHENNAI – England skipper Andrew Strauss and spinner Graeme Swann missed Tuesday’s practice with a stomach bug but both are likely to feature in Thursday’s must-win Group B match against West Indies. “They both missed practice today with a stomach virus. (We) will assess them tomorrow but certainly (it is) nothing serious,” the team spokesman said in a text message.
“I’m pretty confident they will be alright,” batsman Jonathan Trott, who is suffering from fever, told reporters.

World Cup not over for England: Strauss

CHITTAGONG – England captain Andrew Strauss insists his team can still win the World Cup despite a roller-coaster ride that has left them facing elimination. England’s loss to Bangladesh on Friday, when the ninth-wicket pair of Mohammad Mahmudullah and Shafiul Islam put on 58 runs to snatch an improbable win, was symbolic of their tournament so far.
The inconsistent England have lost to non-Test nation Ireland and now Bangladesh, secured a thrilling tie against India and won

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