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Former England captain and fast bowler Bob Willis dead at 70

Bob Willis played in 90 tests and 64 one-day internationals for England over more than a decade after his debut in 1971, retiring in 1984.

Dec 04, 2019, 23:19 PM IST

Virat Kohli shouldn't be allowed to play county cricket and should suffer wretched form in England: Bob Willis

Willis, however, is upset that England will be losing home advantage ahead of the series and termed it as a detrimental move for the counties.

Mar 27, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Ashes 2017-18: Ex-captains fear England whitewash

England slumped to a 120-run defeat in the second Ashes clash this week on a ground widely seen as their best chance of winning.

Dec 08, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

English team spent 10 hours drinking after Ashes win

 Top order batsman Joe Root has revealed that the English cricket team didn't leave Trent Bridge for 10 hours as they were partying in the dressing room and on the pitch with "plenty of drink swilling around" following their 3-1 Ashes victory over Australia that saw them reclaim the urn.

Aug 16, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback

Jonathan Trott`s technique, as well as his mental state, will come under scrutiny next month when his rehabilitation as an international batsman continues in the West Indies.

Mar 18, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

India are light years ahead of England in ODI: Bob Willis

 Former England fast bowler Bob Willis said that the Indians were light years ahead of their present English counterparts in One-Day Internationals (ODIs), and added that the limited overs game has changed beyond recognition.

Jan 14, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Bob Willis `amazed` with Alastair Cook not consulting ex batting mentor Gooch

Former England skipper Bob Willis has said that he is amazed that skipper Alastair Cook has not consulted his mentor Graham Gooch since the Essex and England great was axed as the team`s batting coach three months ago.

Jul 25, 2014, 12:30 PM IST

Bopara slams Willis for England ball-tampering claims

England bowler Ravi Bopara has slammed former captain Bob Willis for his claims of ball tampering against England during the ICC Champions Trophy.

Jun 29, 2013, 15:58 PM IST

England coach Giles denies `ball tampering` allegations

England one-day international coach Ashley Giles has dismissed former captain Bob Willis` allegations of ball tampering following the ICC Champions Trophy defeat to Sri Lanka.

Jun 16, 2013, 09:04 AM IST

Willis alleges England of ball tampering vs SL, Giles denies

Former captain Bob Willis made a sensational claim that England players indulged in ball tampering which led to umpires changing the ball during the group league match of the ICC Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka.

Jun 15, 2013, 21:46 PM IST

Cook denies `illegal ball-tampering for reverse swing` claims

England captain Alastair Cook has denied claims that the ability of his team`s bowlers to reverse swing the ball is connected with illegal ball- tampering or scratching the leather, saying that the bowlers can reverse swing the ball because of their skill and hard work.

Jun 15, 2013, 11:26 AM IST

Cricket legends Warne, Willis slam England`s `last century` ODI batting tactics of top-order

Cricketing legends Shane Warne and Bob Willis have slammed England`s one-day batting, specifically from the top-order, as `belonging to the last century`, following the hosts` seven-wicket hammering by Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy.

Jun 15, 2013, 11:06 AM IST

Pietersen holding England cricket to ransom for ‘big’ IPL money: Bob Willis

Former captain Bob Willis has slammed star batsman Kevin Pietersen for holding England cricket to ransom through his threat to quit Test cricket at the end of the series

Aug 09, 2012, 13:21 PM IST