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``Batting coach in waiting`` Thorpe looking to develop more Root-like young talents

Graham Thorpe, who is poised to be named England`s permanent coach, is looking to help produce more young stars like Joe Root.

Feb 23, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Pakistani-origin quick Moin Ashraf says would like to emulate Root by earning England call

Pakistani-origin fast bowler Moin Ashraf has claimed he would like to emulate Yorkshire teammate Joe Root by breaking into the England team. A Bradford-born fast-medium bowler, Moin made his first-class debut against Loughborough University in May 2010 and signed his first professional contract for Yorkshire at the end of the 2010 season.

Feb 23, 2013, 10:41 AM IST