Compton admits he’s playing for his Test future

Compton admits he’s playing for his Test future

England, set an unlikely target of on a deteriorating pitch, were 52 for three at the close. The touring side hold an unassailable lead in the series heading into the fourth and final match starting at Centurion Park on Friday. KP, 35, also praised Nick Compton, who played solid knocks of scored 85, 49 in the Test. England were for four at the close of play after being sent in to bat. Adam Lyth scored a composed century in his second test match on Saturday to raise England hopes that he could be the long-term solution to a problem position at the top of the order. England opener Nick Compton has claimed scoring back to back centuries against New Zealand while his father was watching from the stands was a special moment for him. Centuries by Nick Compton and Jonathan Trott on day one of the second Test put England on course for a huge first innings total as they finished at for the loss of two wickets. England opener Nick Compton on Thursday described the feeling of opening the batting with Alastair Cook as an “amazing one” and said that skipper helps him to “chill out” there in the middle. Live updates from the fourth day of the first Test between India and England in Ahmedabad. By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies.

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The England cricket team toured India in for a four-match Test series between November and December. The visitors, on the back of some exemplary performances from their spinners and batsmen Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook, captured the series by a margin. Apart from outperforming the hosts with both bat and ball, apparently the English players also got the better of Indians when it came to mind games, according to former England opening batsman Nick Compton.

In the show, he revealed how England players sledged Virat Kohli throughout the series after the current Indian captain had approached the English batsman for chatting with his ex-girlfriend. Compton said that he had met her before the series during a night out with teammate Kevin Pietersen.

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He had a few words to say to me every time I walked out to bat. He was trying to say that it was his girlfriend, and she was saying that it was her ex-boyfriend. Compton didn’t mention the name of the girl Kohli was dating back then. He is now married to Anushka Sharma and has, on many occasions, praised her for bringing stability in his life. A year after being whitewashed against England Down Under, it was India’s chance to take revenge but The Three Lions pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the history of the game by defeating India in the four-match Test series.

Former cricketer Nick Compton recently revealed how the England team Virat Kohli, who was reported to be dating Brazilian model Izabelle.

Former England international Nick Compton narrated an episode of sledging he had with Virat Kohli over his love life during a Test series in India in I think I bumped into his ex-girlfriend at the time before the series when out for an evening with Kevin Pietersen and myself, Yuvraj Singh … all of us were there, and she was there. He had a few words to say to me every time I walked out to bat. He was trying to say that it was his girlfriend, and she was saying that it was her ex-boyfriend.

Nick Compton joins us on the podcast! Compton said the England players tried to antagonise Kohli by talking about it when he was batting. We used it as a way to keep winding him up and, you know, trying to get in his head. And obviously his career has gone on from strength to strength. But it was a funny joke that we had throughout the series, and something that I always smile about. But everything was in good faith.

Beyond the Boundary – former England cricketer Nick Compton unveils debut photography exhibition

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Nick Compton has admitted he is playing for his future in the final two Tests of the Investec series against Sri Lanka. Compton has scored 15, 26, 0, 19, 6 and 0 in his most recent six Test innings and accepts that, with a Test batting average of But while he concedes he wouldn’t necessarily want to watch himself bat if he were a spectator, he insists he has the skills to contribute to a successful England side and will continue to play his natural game in an attempt to prove it.

It all comes down to weight of runs and performance. I’ve just got to do it better. Compton’s skills are somewhat out of fashion. At a time when the world is becoming accustomed to men thrashing centuries in little over 40 deliveries, Compton is offering somewhat more old-world fare: he is offering to see the shine off the new ball and draw the sting from the bowlers. But while he admits his style may lack “glamour”, he still feels it has value.

It’s about getting bums on seats and I suppose watching Ben Stokes’ is better than watching Compton’s That’s what people want to see. I’m by no means unaware of that. The new ball is tough when you go in there and the way that I play doesn’t always look that pretty. But I feel like I have made the best of what I’ve been given.

Nick Compton reveals how England wound up Virat Kohli over his ex-girlfriend

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Former England opening batsman Nick Compton has announced his retirement from cricket. The year-old featured in 16 Tests between.

I was up for an adventure in the land of the long white cloud. As it was, my friend Gordon-Son-of-Calcutta, having colonial tendencies, sank his tipple of Old Tawny port and gave his honest opinion. Too easily convinced, the continuation of my Antipodes education was booked. Melbourne to …? Heads would have landed me in unlucky Christchurch and the shock of another quake shiver. A case of one in, three out, and the County in a state of shock.

In was Crowe. Out were Messrs Richards, Garner and Botham. Cue high dudgeon and outcry. But past is past. My battle was with the Auckland rush hours. Yes, plural. They, too, were shocking. Naively expecting a genteel land of hobbits and strolling birds, I was flabbergasted.

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When former England batsman Nick Compton tried sledging Indian According to The Cricket Times, Kohli was dating Brazilian model.

He was the grandson of Denis Compton , a well-known test cricketer of England and an Arsenal footballer. Nick developed his cricketing skills under the leadership of Tim Boon. Nick completed his education from Harrow school and later left a degree in social science at Durham University in midway due to his persistent groin problem and subsequently his cricketing career came to a halt.

During his school days, Nick scored many centuries and even led his side in last summer. He was selected in U Middlesex team in at a young age of Nick started his List-A debut in for Middlesex and First class debut in He played in U19 world cup against Australia in In the same year, he made his test debut against India.

Nick was picked in senior side in and then he never looked back. He scored six centuries and a career best of against Durham.

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Jun 1, – Kitty Spencer, daughter of Earl Spencer and niece of the late Princess Diana, has confirmed her relationship with cricketer Nick Compton.

Yesterday the England cricket team sealed a dominant victory over India in Mumbai to level the Test series at Nick Compton, playing in just his second match for the national side, struck the winning runs. Far from it. The batsmen is pacing the city streets, camera on his shoulder, capturing Mumbai as it comes to life. In Mumbai I found cricket matches being played on every street, wonderful old trains, smiling faces… just overwhelming richness and diversity.

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By Ruth Styles. Once named the most eligible girl in Britain by society bible Tatler, Lady Kitty Spencer’s bachelorette days appear to be over, after going public with a new romance during a dinner at Lord’s. And the lucky man isn’t just any old beau: he’s Nick Compton, England cricket star, and heir to a dynasty almost as exceptional as Kitty’s own.

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The former England international, who played 16 Tests for his country, scored 16, runs over the course of his career across cricket’s three formats, including 27 centuries. The former England international, who played 16 Tests for his country, scored 16, runs over the course of his career across cricket’s three formats, including 33 centuries. The one-time Wisden Cricketer of the Year has been starved of opportunities at Middlesex over the course of the past two seasons, however, and has now decided the time is right to walk away.

It is also my grandfather’s centenary and it gives me huge pride in being able to pay tribute to someone that has left such a positive legacy in my life and in British sport. Compton will focus on media, photograph and business ventures going forward, as well as representing Middlesex in an ambassadorial capacity. I hope I did all I could to keep the Compton Family flag flying,” his statement concluded.

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