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James Taylor appointed full-time England selector | Cricket Bats | England

The former England batsman James Taylor has been named as a full-time selector to work alongside recently appointed national selector Ed Smith. Taylor, who was forced to retire in 2016 having been diagnosed with the heart condition ARVC, played seven Test and 27 ODIs. He was already one of the scouts appointed by the ECB […]

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Hardest days still ahead of Smith, Warner – Taylor | Cricket Bats | Australia

Bans for Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft won’t truly hit home until they are forced to watch their Australian team-mates play Test matches on home soil this summer, the Cricket Australia Board director Mark Taylor said. Smith, Warner and Bancroft made their returns to competitive cricket via the modest avenues of second tier […]

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Ponting, Dravid, Claire Taylor inducted into ICC Hall of Fame | Cricket Bats | England

Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting, former India captain Rahul Dravid and 2009 ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year Claire Taylor were the newest additions into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. The three of them were inducted at a ceremony in Dublin on Sunday night. “The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame is our […]

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Adam Gilchrist: Sarah Taylor is the best wicketkeeper in the world | Cricket Bats | England

Adam Gilchrist rates England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor the best in the world across all formats of the game. Responding to a question in a Test Match Special interview during the ODI in Durham, Gilchrist highlighted Taylor’s work up to the stumps which has regularly been world-class. Taylor has created herself a portfolio of superb leg-side […]

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New CEO must improve CA-ACA relationship – Mark Taylor | Cricket Bats | Australia

Improving relationships between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) should be a priority for the governing body’s next chief executive, according to the former captain and CA Board director Mark Taylor. Speaking for the first time since James Sutherland‘s resignation as CEO after a tenure of more than 17 years, Taylor said […]

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Alex Hartley dropped; Sarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt return for England | Cricket | Cricket Bats | England

Sophie Ecclestone belts out an appeal © BCCI Left-arm spinner Alex Hartley, who played an important role in England’s World Cup final victory over India last year, has been left out of the one-day squad for the first two matches against South Africa. Sophie Ecclestone, the 19-year-old left-arm spinner, […]

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Mark Taylor critical of Australia’s on-field behaviour | Cricket Bats | Australia

Mark Taylor, the Cricket Australia Board director, has criticised the national team for their on-field behaviour in South Africa, saying both sides had contributed to the ugly atmosphere that led to Kagiso Rabada’s two-Test ban for physical contact with Steven Smith, and the confrontation between David Warner and Quinton de Kock. In a series of […]

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England’s lower gear, Stokes’ focus and Taylor on one leg | Cricket Bats | England

England completed a successful ODI spell away from home – adding victory in New Zealand the series in Australia – while the home side fought back to force a decider before slumping for the second time in a year. Both sides now break from ODI cricket, New Zealand for at least seven months, so what […]

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Taylor and Roy ruled out of deciding ODI | Cricket Bats | England

England won the toss and decided to bowl against New ZealandLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Ross Taylor, who has been central to New Zealand’s two victories in this series, has been ruled out of the deciding ODI against England in Christchurch. Taylor steered the remarkable chase of 336 in Dunedin with a career-best unbeaten 181, […]

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Limping Taylor belts 181* in epic New Zealand win | Cricket Bats | England

New Zealand 339 for 5 (Taylor 181*, Latham 71) beat England 335 for 9 (Bairstow 138, Root 102, Sodhi 4-58) by five wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details New Zealand took a gripping series to a decider as Ross Taylor produced one of the greatest one-day innings in staging a magnificent chase in Dunedin to hunt down […]

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