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Growth the operative word for Haseeb Hameed ahead of Old Trafford homecoming

It will be a homecoming and a realisation of a dream for Haseeb Hameed on Friday. Even as England nurse their wounds from a dispiriting summer, trailing India 2-1 and desperate to ensure the tourists don’t leave with the series outright, Emirates Old Trafford will be the site of some celebration.Two years after leaving Lancashire to rediscover love and aptitude for the game that once seemed so natural and then so alien, Hameed will be returning to where it all began as a Test cricketer. In front of the stands where he made his name and almost lost it. Near...
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England opener Haseeb Hameed looking forward to playing at old stomping ground

England opener Haseeb Hameed will cherish walking out to bat in a Test match at Emirates Old Trafford, insisting there is no lingering bitterness at his exit from his home county Lancashire two years ago.An alarming and prolonged loss of form in the years after bursting on to the international scene as a teenager in exacting Indian conditions with England in late 2016 prompted the Red Rose to release Bolton-born Hameed.Back in the England fold after reviving his career under the guidance of Peter Moores at Nottinghamshire Hameed, still only 24, is in for an emotional return to Manchester...
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England dare to dream of record chase after Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed tame India attack

It is not just that England are still in this Test match going into day five. But after their openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed opened up in late afternoon and closed up in the late evening, undisturbed on 77 for no loss after India set them a target of 368, they might be ahead – certainly ahead of where India felt they should be at the end of a Sunday where they did everything right with the bat to finish their second innings on 466. They were bowled out if not got out, putting on 196 to their overnight...
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Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed give England hope in record-breaking chase

England were pondering the possibility of a record-breaking chase after India’s defiant lower order left them hunting 368 to win a fourth LV= Insurance Test that seemed destined to go all the way.Joe Root’s side need to conjure their biggest-ever fourth innings success to claim victory on day five at the Kia Oval but, after watching the tourists pile up 466 all out on an increasingly docile pitch, that no longer looks as outlandish as it should.Openers Rory Burns and Haseeb Hameed gave them the perfect base to build from, sharing a chanceless stand of 77 before stumps to leave...
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England v India: Ishant Sharma traps Haseeb Hameed lbw for nine

England v India: Ishant Sharma traps Haseeb Hameed lbw for nine. Watch India's Ishant Sharma take his first wicket of the second Test's fifth afternoon, trapping England's Haseeb Hameed lbw. FOLLOW: Shami hits 57-ball fifty as India lead passes 250 - clips, radio & text. Listen to live TMS commentary...
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Anderson backs Haseeb Hameed to gain form in upcoming games

London [UK], August 14 (ANI): Haseeb Hameed might have departed for a golden duck in the first innings of the second Test against India, but pacer James Anderson is "sure" the batsman will get another chance to showcase his skills in the series. Hameed last played for England in 2016...
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England v India: Haseeb Hameed and the brutal agony of the golden duck

In total, 1,655 men have been dismissed first ball in Test cricket. Some of those are baffling. Both William Whitty and Sanath Jayasuriya managed to be out for one. Neither were run out - they were both caught. How they scored one run and were dismissed from the only delivery they faced is a mystery.
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