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Ian Bell Biography

Ian Ronald Bell is an English cricketer who plays international cricket for the England cricket team. A right-handed higher/middle order batsman, he also plays county cricket for Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Bell broke into the Warwickshire first-team in 2001 as he scored 836 runs in 16 innings including three centuries and two scores of 98. Bell made his international debut in the final match of the Test series against the West Indies at The Oval. Bell was selected as part of the squad to tour Zimbabwe and South Africa and he made his One Day International debut alongside Kevin Pietersen against Zimbabwe at Harare. In September 2006 Bell was named in the squad for the ICC Champions Trophy in India and also in the squad to tour Australia to attempt to retain the Ashes. He has scored sixteen Test centuries and two ODI 100s. He is one of only a handful of batsman to have scored a test century against all current test playing nations. In the 2006 New Year Honours List, Ian Bell was awarded the MBE for his role in the successful Ashes campaign of 2005. In November 2006, he was awarded the Emerging Player of the Year award by the International Cricket Council. During 2010, he captained Warwickshire to victory in the CB40 final before scoring his first Ashes century the following winter as he helped England retain the Ashes down-under. Warwickshire County Cricket Club awarded Bell a benefit in 2011. He is also noted for his sharp reflexes and often fields in close catching positions.  

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England might recall Ian Bell for Tests in India and Bangladesh England coach Trevor Bayliss believes Ian Bell's vast experience and ability to play spin bowling could come in handy in the subcontinent.
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I'm gutted not to be selected for South Africa tour, says Ian Bell Kevin Pietersen has termed this decision as "pathetic".
Bell and Rashid dropped from England's squad for South Africa; Ballance and Compton return England squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa sees Ian Bell and Adil Rashid dropped, while Nick Compton and Gary Ballance return
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