Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thu 29 Feb 2024 IPL has helped Sam Curran enormously: Graham Thorpe England’s stand-in head coach Graham Thorpe has opined that featuring in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped Sam Curran improve his game. Curran is one of the key members of the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the IPL. He has won games for the team with both bat and ball. Graham Thorpe has some tips for England batsmen to deal with Kuldeep Yadav problem England batting coach Graham Thorpe feels his batsmen could do better against Kuldeep Yadav if they plan better and face him with an open mind.Yadav took career-best figures of 6 for 25 as India went 1-0 up in the three-match series. Forget what you were told. It is better to play against the Spin Before embarking on the West Indies’ 2001/2002 tour of Sri Lanka, where Muttiah Muralitharan stood in wait, Brian Lara approached Sir Garfield Sobers for advice. Graham Thorpe: One of England’s finest batsmen Today, August 1 marks the birthday of former England batsman Graham Thorpe. The left-handed Thorpe was one of England’s finest batsmen during the 90’s, and also among the best the country has ever produced. Injuries and personal issues shortened what should have been a long and successful international career.