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Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain pictured in 2019
Nasser Hussain keeping "fingers crossed" for successful Hundred
The competition starts on Wednesday with the Oval Invincibles taking on the Manchester Originals.
Jul 19, 14:03
New Zealand's Trent Boult celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England's James Anderson on June 11, 2021
The big questions answered following England's loss to New Zealand
The Black Caps inflicted a first series defeat on home soil since 2014 with victory at Edgbaston.
Jun 14, 08:45
Darren Gough pictured in September 2015
Darren Gough believes England will be "fragile" after India defeat
Darren Gough knows all about two-day Test wins.
Feb 27, 11:19
Nasser Hussain pictured in 2019
Five of England's best performances on the subcontinent
The tourists clinched a 227-run win in Chennai on Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series against India.
Feb 9, 12:00
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates with Son Heung-min after scoring against Arsenal in the Premier League on December 6, 2020
Tuesday's sporting social: Kane visits Lapland and AJ enters fight bubble
Nasser Hussain showed off his poor football skills and Steve Smith produced a remarkable boundary stop.
Dec 8, 18:47
Kevin Pietersen at the 2005 Ashes
On this day in 2005: Kevin Pietersen inspires England to Ashes glory
The South African-born batsman helped guide his adopted nation to an historic victory against Australia at The Oval.
Sep 12, 09:06
England bowler Jofra Archer pictured in November 2019
England confirm Jofra Archer was dropped for breaching rules by visiting home
Jofra Archer interrupted his journey to Emirates Old Trafford with a stop at his flat.
Jul 16, 10:46
Nasser Hussain pictured in 2019
On this day: Former England captain Nasser Hussain retires
Batsman captained England into a new era.
May 27, 08:21
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ECB insist their seven-week delay to season is "flexible and adaptable"
Starting the season behind closed doors remains an option.
Mar 20, 22:34
England's Ben Stokes walks off after losing his wicket on January 24, 2020
Former England captains warn Ben Stokes after foul-mouthed outburst
The all-rounder appeared to direct an expletive towards a fan during the fourth Test in Johannesburg.
Jan 24, 16:55
Ian Botham pictured in June 2015
Sir Ian Botham pays tribute to "big brother" Bob Willis
Willis died from cancer on Wednesday at the age of 70.
Dec 5, 20:12
Pat Cummins in action for Australia on September 8, 2019
Nasser Hussain: "Australia have outplayed England"
Australia retained the Ashes with a 185-run victory at Old Trafford.
Sep 8, 21:24
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Nasser Hussain: 'England needed a kick up the backside from Scotland'
Nasser Hussain believes that England's defeat to Scotland was a "kick up the backside" for the team, who sit first in the ICC ODI rankings.
Jun 10, 22:41
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Nasser Hussain talks up Tymal Mills for England
Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes that Tymal Mills has the potential to play Twenty20 cricket at international level.
Jun 2, 18:24
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Nasser Hussain praises England bowlers
Former England skipper Nasser Hussain heaps praise on the team's bowlers after day two of the first Test in Durban.
Dec 27, 17:58
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Nasser Hussain: 'England have to adapt to conditions to beat Pakistan'
Nasser Hussain believes that England have to adapt their style of batting to become more watchful to beat Pakistan in their three-match Test series in the UAE.
Oct 13, 02:09
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Nasser Hussain: 'County cricket break was vital for Eoin Morgan'
Nasser Hussain believes that getting away from county cricket was a vital step in Eoin Morgan's resurgence in form for England in their one-day internationals.
Sep 12, 04:51
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David Lloyd: 'Sky cricket commentators don't socialise together'
Former England cricketer David Lloyd reveals that he and his fellow Sky Sports commentators rarely socialise together.
Sep 7, 09:07
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Nasser Hussain pays tribute to retired Kumar Sangakkara
Nasser Hussain describes Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara as "a great of world cricket" after his retirement from the international game.
Aug 25, 05:43
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Nasser Hussain: 'England deserve their success'
Nasser Hussain hails the performance of England in their impending Ashes series win over Australia, but feels that they have to improve in less beneficial conditions.
Aug 8, 05:36
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Nasser Hussain: James Anderson is "irreplaceable"
Nasser Hussain believes that James Anderson is "irreplaceable" in the England bowling attack after being ruled out of the fourth Ashes Test due to a side strain.
Aug 1, 05:43
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Nasser Hussain questions decisions of Australia captain Michael Clarke
Australia captain Michael Clarke should have elected to bowl on the first morning of the third Ashes Test, according to Nasser Hussain.
Jul 30, 02:44
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Nasser Hussain heaps praise on "perfect" England after Ashes Test win
England came close to producing the "perfect" Test match performance against Australia in Cardiff, claims Nasser Hussain.
Jul 12, 05:07
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Nasser Hussain hails Mark Wood impact at the start of his England career
Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes that the Three Lions have found a gem of a bowler in Mark Wood following his impressive start to his Test career.
Jul 10, 02:12
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Nasser Hussain hails England's start to Ashes series
England have made the better start to this year's Ashes series, according to Nasser Hussain.
Jul 9, 03:54
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Nasser Hussain: 'England could expose Steve Smith at number three'
Nasser Hussain believes that England could have a good chance of limiting Steve Smith's success at number three in the Ashes.
Jul 5, 16:14
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Nasser Hussain urges England to play with freedom
Former England captain Nasser Hussain hopes that the team's new-found attacking approach in one-day cricket will be continued in the forthcoming Ashes series.
Jun 23, 16:59
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Nasser Hussain defends England approach despite New Zealand loss
England need to be applauded for their daring brand of cricket even if they lose, according to former captain Nasser Hussain.
Jun 15, 03:47
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Ricky Ponting to join Sky Sports' Ashes coverage
Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting signs up to Sky Sports' punditry team for this summer's Ashes coverage.
Jun 10, 10:07
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Nasser Hussain: 'England have to become more ruthless'
Nasser Hussain is adamant that England have to become more ruthless to have a chance of beating Australia to regain the Ashes later this summer.
Jun 8, 06:06
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Nasser Hussain: 'Alastair Cook is back to his best after breaking runs record'
England captain Alastair Cook is back to his best following a record-breaking knock against New Zealand, claims Nasser Hussain.
May 31, 03:17
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Nasser Hussain: 'England may have to alter batting lineup for The Ashes'
Nasser Hussain feels that England should consider altering their batting lineup for The Ashes to deploy a more attacking player than Gary Ballance at number three.
May 29, 05:11
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Nasser Hussain tips Jason Gillespie for England job
Nasser Hussain has said that he would like to see Jason Gillespie succeed Peter Moores as England coach.
May 11, 11:55
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Michael Vaughan "more than open" to role with ECB following Paul Downton exit
Former England captain Michael Vaughan admits that he is "more than open" to taking a role with the ECB following Paul Downton's departure.
Apr 9, 10:54
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Report: Michael Vaughan frontrunner to be named England's new managing director
A report claims that Michael Vaughan has held early discussions with chief executive Tom Harrison over replacing Paul Downton as England's managing director.
Apr 8, 23:07
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Michael Clarke deserved "special" moment in World Cup final
Ex-England captain Nasser Hussain says that retiring Australia ODI skipper Michael Clarke deserved his special send-off in the World Cup final.
Mar 30, 03:02
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Nasser Hussain hails "outstanding" Australia
Australia deserved to win the Cricket World Cup, claims ex-England international Nasser Hussain.
Mar 30, 02:42
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Nasser Hussain: 'Ian Bell needs to find his best form'
Former captain Nasser Hussain feels that the form of Ian Bell is crucial to England's hopes of reaching the latter stages of the World Cup.
Feb 28, 15:07
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On this day: India thrash England at 2003 World Cup
On this day in 2003, India inflicted an 82-run defeat on England at the Cricket World Cup in South Africa.
Feb 26, 10:04
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England's opening matches at the last five World Cups
Sports Mole takes a look at England's last five opening matches at the Cricket World Cup.
Feb 14, 09:43

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Saturday's key events


ROWING
· Two-time Olympic gold medallist and comeback queen Helen Glover teams up with Polly Swan in the heats of the women's pair (12.30am-4.30am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Two-time Rio gold medallist Max Whitlock leads Team GB's charge in the men's qualification, while Rhys McClenaghan flies the flag for Ireland (2am-2pm)

SHOOTING
· The first gold medal of the Games will be awarded in the Air Rifle women's final (from 2.45am)

CYCLING
· The men's road race should be a wide-open thriller, with Team GB among those going for gold (3am-10am)

TENNIS
· Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are among the names in action on the opening day of tennis (from 3am)

SWIMMING
· Adam Peaty and many others get their Olympics campaigns underway on the opening day of swimming (11am-12.50pm)

FOOTBALL
· Team GB's women try to make it two wins from two against hosts Japan (11.30am)
· Netherlands and Brazil, who scored 15 goals between them on matchday one, face off (12pm)
· World champions USA look to bounce back from a shock opening defeat against New Zealand (12.30pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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