England cricket assistant coach Graham Thorpe has hailed Joe Root as “a greatstudent of the game” as he prepares to welcome the England captain into Testcricket’s 100-cap club.
Root will bring up his century when he leads hiscountry out in the series opener against India next week in Chennai, becomingthe 15th Englishman to reach the landmark.
England all-rounders Sam Curran and Moeen Ali both play key roles as Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals by 45 runs in the Indian Premier League.
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Josh de Caires, the son of former England captain Michael Atherton, discusses pressure, international ambitions and being a "stubborn" batsman.
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes will be out for up to 12 weeks after it was determined he would need surgery on a fractured finger.
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes is named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world for the second year in a row.
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes is out of the Indian Premier League with a broken finger, his Rajasthan Royals team say.
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