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AUSTRALIA’S STEVE SMITH SAYS TWO MORE BAD SESSIONS CAN LOSE ENGLAND THE ASHES

• Australia captain says whitewash in sight if his team get on top in Perth• Mitchell Marsh set to replace Peter Handscomb for third Ashes TestSteve Smith has reminded England that the Ashes will change hands if they suffer just two poor sessions in Perth ...

Guardian Wednesday, 13th December 2017, 4:00AM - read article


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AUSTRALIA REVEL IN PORTRAYAL OF ENGLAND'S ASHES TOUR AS OUT OF CONTROL | GEOFF LEMON

Amid weaponised sanctimony about some of the tourists’ behaviour, the home side has gone quietly about its businessThe last week or two, Australia’s cricketers must have been sitting back chuckling with a mixture of satisfaction and disbelief. Media outle ...

Guardian Wednesday, 13th December 2017, 3:41AM - read article


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ASHES: BAIRSTOW ADMITS ENGLAND HAVE LET THEIR SKIPPER DOWN

JONNY Bairstow admits England's Ashes tourists have let captain Joe Root down with their off-the-field behaviour – and need to start winning back the trust of their supporters.

York Press Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 9:02PM - read article


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ALASTAIR COOK’S MILESTONE TEST DOUBLES UP AS THE ‘BIGGEST GAME OF OUR LIVES’

England opener, who will play his 150th Test, has never seen an England team work as hard and they will need to turn toil into triumph against a rampant Australia in Perth to stay in the AshesAlastair Cook is hoping his 150th Test goes rather better than ...

Guardian Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 6:00PM - read article


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ANDERSON SAYS ‘SILLY’ DUCKETT INCIDENT HAS BEEN ‘BLOWN OUT OF ALL PROPORTION’

England fast bowler James Anderson believes the incident that saw Northants batsman Ben Duckett pour a drink over the bowler’s head was ‘blown out of proportion’.

Northampton Chronicle Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:58PM - read article


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JAMES VINCE DRIVES US CRAZY BUT OTHER ENGLAND BATSMEN’S FLAWS ALSO MADDENING | ANDY BULL

Modern coaching’s move away from the orthodoxies could help to explain the England No3’s failings – and why he has no ready replacementWay back when Duncan Fletcher had a column in the Guardian, I used to do his ghostwriting. It was an education in how a ...

Guardian Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:59PM - read article


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WORCESTERSHIRE DUO IN ENGLAND SQUAD FOR UNDER 19 WORLD CUP

WORCESTERSHIRE pace duo Dillon Pennington and Adam Finch are in the England squad for the ICC Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand next month.

Worcester News Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:39AM - read article


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STREET-SMART PAT CUMMINS CAN GIVE THE WACA A ROARING ASHES FAREWELL | JASON GILLESPIE

Fast bowler is a pleasure to watch having cleverly recalibrated after injury to resemble a 50-cap veteran as he prepares to pepper England in the third TestIt was during the second Ashes Test at the Waca in 1998 that I experienced one of the most importan ...

Guardian Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:06AM - read article

News from the counties

Derbyshire

CRICKET: DERBYSHIRE'S FIRST-CLASS FIXTURES FOR 2018 ANNOUNCED

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 1:32PM - read article


Durham

CRICKET: DURHAM'S 2018 FIXTURE LIST IS RELEASED

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 11:01AM - read article


Essex

BOPARA COMMITS FUTURE TO CHAMPIONS ESSEX

Thursday, 7th December 2017, 7:18PM - read article


Glamorgan

GLAMORGAN KEEPER MARK WALLACE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CRICKET

Friday, 10th February 2017, 9:18AM - read article


Gloucestershire

BRISTOL CITY STAR JAMIE PATERSON OFFERS VERDICT ON FACING FORMER CLUB NOTTINGHAM FOREST

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 4:55PM - read article


Hampshire

HAMPSHIRE START T20 BLAST CAMPAIGN AGAINST GLAMORGAN

Tuesday, 28th November 2017, 6:06PM - read article


Kent

KARL ROBINSON DISPUTES CHARLTON ATHLETIC HAVE A BIG SQUAD SAYING 'WE ARE JUST BRAVER GIVING YOUTH A CHANCE'

Saturday, 9th December 2017, 6:06PM - read article


Lancashire

LANCASHIRE SIGN JAMES FAULKNER FOR T20 BLAST

Friday, 1st December 2017, 7:00AM - read article


Leicestershire

LEICESTERSHIRE CCC FIXTURES: COUNTY START CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE WITH BRACE OF HOME GAMES

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 11:00AM - read article


Northamptonshire

ANDERSON SAYS ‘SILLY’ DUCKETT INCIDENT HAS BEEN ‘BLOWN OUT OF ALL PROPORTION’

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:58PM - read article


Nottinghamshire

COULD ALEX HALES MAKE ENGLAND RETURN AFTER BEING NAMED IN ODI SQUAD TO FACE AUSTRALIA?

Thursday, 7th December 2017, 10:34AM - read article


Somerset

CRICKET: SOMERSET TRIO MAKE ENGLAND U-19 WORLD CUP SQUAD

Monday, 11th December 2017, 12:15PM - read article


Surrey

BROOKLANDS MUSEUM TO HOST FIRST RACE SINCE 1939 TO MARK 120 YEARS OF BRITISH MOTOR RACING

Saturday, 25th November 2017, 12:48PM - read article


Sussex

SUSSEX TO FACE AUSSIES AT HOVE

Wednesday, 29th November 2017, 11:26AM - read article


Worcestershire

WORCESTERSHIRE DUO IN ENGLAND SQUAD FOR UNDER 19 WORLD CUP

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 11:39AM - read article


Yorkshire

ASHES: BAIRSTOW ADMITS ENGLAND HAVE LET THEIR SKIPPER DOWN

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 9:02PM - read article

Counties