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England vs Sri Lanka: Trevor Bayliss back for final scouting mission ahead of naming Test squad - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The England coach Trevor Bayliss will arrive back in this country on Wednesday to take in the final round of championship matches next weekend before picking his England squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka. ... Martyn Moxon will join the team at ...
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Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal left out of Pakistan's training camp

The Indian Express - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Pakistan team, Pakistan cricket team, PCb, PCB selection committee, Inzamam-ul Umar Akmal was dropped from the list of probables for the tour of England. (Source: AP). Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad and wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal were on ...
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Pakistan and Sri Lanka agree in principle to points system for England tour - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Pakistan Cricket Board has joined Sri Lanka Cricket in agreeing in principle to a proposal from the England & Wales Cricket Board to implement a points system for their tours of England later this summer. The PCB have given their blessing to ...
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Stuart Broad wants clean sweep when England play Pakistan and Sri Lanka

SkySports - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
... impressive Ashes series win over Australia last summer, but the scalps of Pakistan and Sri Lanka have eluded them. Broad says England will be determined to beat both teams this summer, insisting the side will do so by playing an attractive brand of ...

When Leicestershire ruled the land - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Written off as no-hopers before the start of the season, the Foxes stunned their wealthier and more-fancied opponents to be crowned champions.
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Joe Root celebrates taking the wicket of England team-mate Ben Stokes as pair play cricket on London street

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Bowling to win the World Twenty20, Carlos Brathwaite hit him for four consecutive sixes in the final over to hand West Indies a famous victory at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
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James Anderson eyeing return to one-day duty with England

SkySports - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"They'll have their own ideas of where they want the team to go and we've seen some fantastic white-ball cricket over the past 12 months from the England team so it is not going to be easy for me to get back in there. "But whether it is an opportunity ...

Following On: A Memoir of Teenage Obsession and Terrible Cricket by Emma John – review

The Guardian - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
It's fair to say that the England cricket team did not enjoy their finest hour in the 1990s, losing match after match with monotonous regularity.
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England's Andrew Strauss wants answers over treatment of Mark Wood

The Guardian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, has sought answers from his medical team after the fast bowler Mark Wood was ruled out for the first half of the season following a second operation on his left ankle in the space of five months.

Cricket authorities are failing to tap into the huge enthusiasm amongst ethnic minorities in England, to the sport's ... - ‎7 hours ago‎
It is about cricket in the British-Asian community, written by Andrew Miller. It frankly charts the ups and downs of attempts by cricketers from the Indian subcontinent, or whose ethnic origins are there, to organise their own clubs in English leagues ...

Malan keeps Middlesex afloat - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan staged a batting comeback at the Ageas Bowl after the visiting county lost early wickets to leave their Specsavers County Championship Division One game with Hampshire in the balance.
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James Taylor devastated to have lost his career but glad to be alive

The Guardian - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Taylor tells his story vividly and not without emotion. Here was a young man in the absolute peak of physical and mental fitness and finally in a position to try to cement a place in the England cricket team who instead, in the few hours between ...
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Letters: Leicester - the sporting team story of the millennium

The Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Leicester City's triumph stands alongside the great sporting upsets in history. I am surprised that it has not been compared to the victory of the England cricket team over Australia at Headingley in 1981, where England won after following on, beating ...
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ECB points system has only one drawback: it totally devalues Test cricket

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Spin loves Strauss, the modern-day Midas of English cricket. If he told us Eldorado was the greatest show HBO never created, we'd instantly reconsider our hitherto contemptuous appraisal of the emotional depth given to Pilar, Fizz and Bunny ...

JKCA denies visa NOC to Ranji pacer seeking to play in England

The Indian Express - ‎9 hours ago‎
Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has dashed a talented fast bowler's hopes of playing club cricket in England by denying him the necessary No Objection Certificate (NOC) required for visa processing allegedly due to internal politics of ...
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Alex Hales: Notts & England opener has no regrets over resting

BBC Sport - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
While many of his England team-mates were cleared to play at the beginning of the Championship season, Hales opted to sit out until Sunday's game against Yorkshire at Trent Bridge.
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Sam Billings stars on 'exceptional' IPL debut, says Mark Ramprakash

SkySports - ‎12 hours ago‎
"Sam is a very adaptable cricketer, and his innings showed that. He came in in the fifth over, inside the powerplay, so he can play very good orthodox cricket shots, but he also has the improvisation of a Jos Buttler. He really could bat anywhere for ...

Improving cricket safety Better cricket helmets are no substitute for good batting technique

The Economist (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The captain of the English Test cricket side, Alastair Cook, and his former team-mate Jonathan Trott are not obvious rebels.

Nick Compton: England batsman says approach does not make him intense

BBC Sport - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"For some people cricket is a lifestyle. For me it's a job," he said. "Because I don't laugh and joke with the media or the opposition, that doesn't mean I'm intense.

England Batsmen Watch: Week Four

Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration) - ‎14 hours ago‎
Gary Ballance - Like Vince, Ballance will be targeting a middle order berth in England's team, having averaged 47 in 15 Tests for England so far. The Zimbabwe-born batsman can consider himself unlucky to have been dropped but will need to show form for ...