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Ravi Bopara is an Indian cricket. He plays for the Kings XI Punjab team in the Indian Premier League tournament.

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Bopara stakes claim for inclusion in England Test squad
Indian origin England batsman Ravi Bopara has sent a clear message to the selectors to include in the test squad after claiming to be in the form of his life.

Cook says thoughts of series whitewash over Oz not in mind after winning second ODI
England captain Alastair Cook has said thoughts of completing a series whitewash over old foes Australia are still not on the players minds, following a six-wicket victory in the second one-day at the KIA Oval, which extended their lead to 2-0 in the five-match NatWest Series.

Bopara determined to win Test spot back by scoring heavily against Windies, OZ in ODIs
England batsman Ravi Bopara is ready to utilize the one-day series against the West Indies and Australia, starting on Saturday, as a platform to impress the selectors, and make a return to the Test team.

Jonny Bairstow to make debut in Lord's Test in place of injured Bopara
Yorkshire cricketer Jonathan Bairstow will make his Test debut against the West Indies at Lord's on Thursday.

Bopara set to bat at No. 6 spot for England during upcoming Windies series
Essex batsman Ravi Bopara is expected to bat at the No. 6 position for England in the first Test match against the West Indies, starting on May 17.

'Positive' England still in quandary over lineup for first Test against Sri Lanka
Though a confident England side registered a comfortable four-wicket win over a Sri Lanka Development Eleven by chasing down a mammoth score of 359, the team is still not sure about its starting lineup for the first Test against Sri Lanka.

'Naive' Bopara eyeing renaissance after failing against Lankans in 2007
England batsman Ravi Bopara is looking for resurgence in the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, as his last experience against them in 2007 was quite 'embarrassing'.

Middle-order bat Samit Patel wants England to achieve Oz record as Test champions
Middle order batsman Samit Patel believes that England has the wherewithal to dominate Test cricket for years to come.

Bopara says Cook has worked hard to improve as ODI batsman
England all rounder Ravi Bopara has said Essex team mate and England one-day captain Alastair Cook has worked hard to improve himself as a batsman in the shorter format of the game.

Morgan's poor form could help Bopara secure England Test spot
Essex batsman Ravi Bopara is targeting an England Test spot after showing good form in the one-day series against Pakistan and he has a good chance to press his claims in the wake of Eoin Morgan's poor form.

Bopara may replace 'injured' Butler as England's middle order batsman
England batsman Ravi Bopara may get a berth in England squad if Jos Buttler is excluded due to an injury for the UAE series.

Ian Bell dropped from England ODI and Twenty20 squads
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has dropped Ian Bell from squads for one-day and Twenty20 series against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

IPL auction 2012: Chennai Super Kings bags Ravindra Jadeja for nearly 10 crores
India and Baroda all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Saturday expectedly turned out to be the biggest draw for the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises, but it was the India Cements owned Chennai Super Kings that succeeded in bagging him for a whopping two million dollars (approximately Rs.9.72 crore) in the players' auction for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League here.

IPL isn't distraction: Strauss
England captain Andrew Strauss doesn't believes the money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) is a distraction for his players, as his team stares at a series whitewash against Pakistan in the final Test match of the series.

England needs to tackle Pak spinners to end their losing streak in third Test
England's batsmen have to devise a strategy to specifically tackle Pakistan's spinners in order to set up a formidable score in the third Test, an article in a daily has said.

Morgan most likely to be axed for third England-Pakistan Test
England's malfunctioning middle-order is likely to be changed in the wake of the two Test series loss to Pakistan in Dubai.

England spinner Panesar included in squad for Test series against Pak
England spinner Monty Panesar has been included in the team for the three- match Test series against Pakistan between January and February 2012.

Bopara at risk as Coach Flower plans to chop flops
England head coach Andy Flower has vowed to remove several cricketers from the squad after being embarrassed by the 5-0 series whitewash against India.

Bopara reveals his fear for England place
England middle order batsman Ravi Bopara has admitted he will never feel secure in an England shirt because he is in such a "cut-throat -business."

England to test ODI two ball strategy
England will work this week on their two-ball strategy for one-day internationals after admitting it made a significant difference to tactics in their warm-up win on Saturday.

England defeat Hyderabad XI by 56 runs in practice match
England registered a 56 run win against Hyderabad XI in their first practice match ahead of the five-match ODI series against India beginning on October 14.

Explosive Jonny Bairstow can show Twenty20 vision against Windies
England cricket team coach Andy Flower and one-day skipper Alastair Cook believe that Jonny Bairstow, the son of ex-keeper David Bairstow, has made an explosive impact on the national scene, and could deliver effectively against the two Twenty20 internationals against West Indies tomorrow and on Sunday.

Dhoni jumps to sixth spot in ICC ODI rankings
India captain M.S. Dhoni has moved up the order in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for ODI batsmen after producing a player of the series performance in the recently-concluded five-match series against England.

Bopara would have been happy to win tied Lord's ODI
London, Sep.12 : Middle order batsman Ravi Bopara who made an impressive 96, said he would have been happy if England had won the tied one-day international played against India on Sunday.

India could have won rain-hit Lord's ODI against England: Dhoni
Indian captain M.S. Dhoni insists that his team was ready to go on and win the fourth ODI against England until the game was interrupted due to rain and was declared a tie using the Duckworth-Lewis system.

England captaincy bringing out the best in Alastair Cook: Ravi Bopara
England all-rounder Ravi Bopara believes that Alastair Cook is becoming an even better batsman ever since he has been handed the captaincy of the one-day team.

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