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Ian Bell Biography & Latest News

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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BBL 2016/17: Top 5 moments from the final between Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers
BBL 2016/17: Top 5 moments from the final between Perth Scorchers and Sydney Sixers
Taking a look at the best moments from the final of the Big Bash League played between the Perth Scorchers and the Sydney Sixers.
BBL 2016/17, Top five moments from the Perth Scorchers-Melbourne Stars semi-final
BBL 2016/17, Top five moments from the Perth Scorchers-Melbourne Stars semi-final
Mitchell Johnson's sensational opening spell earned the Perth Scorchers a home final.
BBL 2016/17: 5 key moments from the Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
BBL 2016/17: 5 key moments from the Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
Tye's hat-trick, Klinger's captain's knock and other key aspects of Perth Scorchers' win over Brisbane Heat.
SK Play of the Day: Ashton Agar's last-ball six takes Perth Scorchers to an incredible victory
SK Play of the Day: Ashton Agar's last-ball six takes Perth Scorchers to an incredible victory
Dwayne Bravo's unfortunate injury and Aaron Finch's final over heroics set up a grandstand finish.
BBL 2016/17: 5 best moments from the Perth Scorchers-Sydney Sixers match
BBL 2016/17: 5 best moments from the Perth Scorchers-Sydney Sixers match
Andrew Tye's knuckle ball, Bell's moment of madness and other moments from the Sydney Sixers-Perth Scorchers clash.
BBL 2016-17: Top 5 moments from the matches of Day-4
BBL 2016-17: Top 5 moments from the matches of Day-4
Bell and Johnson turn back the clock, Tait fires late, and many more.
England's Ashes 2005 winning team: Where are they now?
England's Ashes 2005 winning team: Where are they now?
A look at the whereabouts of England's players from their memorable Ashes series against Australia in 2005.
India vs England 2016: Haseeb Hameed garners praise from Ian Bell
India vs England 2016: Haseeb Hameed garners praise from Ian Bell
Ian Bell likes Hameed's qualities of batting through long periods.
Decision Review System: India's journey with the DRS technology so far
Decision Review System: India's journey with the DRS technology so far
India has been the biggest critic of the Decision Review System. But, this series against England will see them giving it a second chance.
Hemang Speaks: England have to merge the methods of Bell and Pietersen to succeed
Hemang Speaks: England have to merge the methods of Bell and Pietersen to succeed
My take on the resumption of the India-England rivalry, a duel reconstructed on a battlefield.
10 cricketers and their doppelgangers
10 cricketers and their doppelgangers
Some of these images will make your jaws drop!
Skipper Gareth Batty disappointed with Surrey's defeat in Royal London One-Day Cup final
Skipper Gareth Batty disappointed with Surrey's defeat in Royal London One-Day Cup final
Surrey had lost in the final of the 2015 edition of the tournament as well.
SK Play of the day: Surrey losing 8 wickets for 37 in the finals of the Royal London One Day Domestic match
SK Play of the day: Surrey losing 8 wickets for 37 in the finals of the Royal London One Day Domestic match
Warwickshire had to thanks their bowlers for helping them win the final against Surrey at Lord's.
Royal London One Day Cup final preview
Royal London One Day Cup final preview
Warwickshire and Surrey brace for a high-octane Lord's final.
Ian Bell hopeful of earning England call-up for Bangladesh Test series
Ian Bell hopeful of earning England call-up for Bangladesh Test series
Bell stands an outside chance of being selected for England's upcoming Test series in the Indian subcontinent.
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