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DARREN LEHMANN CALLS FOR UNITY WHILE JONNY BAIRSTOW BACKS ‘MOTIVATED’ ENGLAND

• Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann reponds to criticism of squad• Jonny Bairstow reveals England are still in the dark over Ben StokesThe phoney war is close to concluding and, thankfully, the Ashes are almost upon us, with both squads in Brisbane. Englan ...

Guardian Sunday, 19th November 2017, 3:40PM - read article


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UNTAINTED CRAIG OVERTON CAN HELP ENGLAND END THE GABBA AGONY | VIC MARKS

England Ashes debutants are rare at Brisbane but they have tended to prosper and Joe Root’s side will be lifted by Australia’s unusually cagey selectionsTo say that Brisbane has not been a happy hunting ground for England cricketers is an understatement o ...

Guardian Sunday, 19th November 2017, 8:30AM - read article


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ENGLAND BOWL AUSTRALIA OUT IN 18 OVERS TO WIN SECOND T20

Jenny Gunn took 4/13 in her 250th appearance for EnglandBrunt scored 32 off 24 balls and excelled with the ball and in the fieldThere was a hint that the Barnsley Express was on the verge of a derailment on Friday in Sydney, smashed for 33 runs in three o ...

Guardian Sunday, 19th November 2017, 7:21AM - read article


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AUSTRALIA V ENGLAND: WOMEN'S ASHES SECOND TWENTY20 – LIVE!

Updates from penultimate match of the series at Manuka OvalGet in touch with Geoff on email or via Twitter at @GeoffLemonSport 3.15am GMT Sighs of relief in the touring dressing room, I am quite sure.Changes - Shrubsole in for Hartley, pace for spin for E ...

Guardian Sunday, 19th November 2017, 3:15AM - read article


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ASHES 2017-18: PLAYER-BY-PLAYER GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIA SQUAD

England expect a feisty sledge or two from opener David Warner, Steve Smith will need to win the captaincy battle with Joe Root while paceman Mitchell Starc is sure to supply a dose of hooping, blasting yorkersDAVID WARNERBullies bowlers and loves beating ...

Guardian Saturday, 18th November 2017, 10:15PM - read article


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STEVE SMITH: ‘I READ EVERYTHING. IF I DON’T AGREE I USE IT AS MOTIVATION TO DO BETTER’

In an extract from his exclusive Wisden Cricket Monthly interview, Steve Smith talks about his journey from chilled Bondi surfie to the Australia captaincy and his hopes of one day joining the greatsWhen England ram-raided the Australians in 2010-11, it w ...

Guardian Saturday, 18th November 2017, 7:00PM - read article


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ENGLAND’S TREVOR BAYLISS DEMANDS BETTER ASHES WARM-UPS FOR TOURISTS

• Opposition before first Test has mainly been players with little experience• Coach calls for ‘at least one match against the A team before each series’Trevor Bayliss has called on the England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket Australia to provide more ...

Guardian Saturday, 18th November 2017, 6:00PM - read article


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STOKES TRAINS AS HE AWAITS CONCLUSION OF FRACAS INVESTIGATION

BEN Stokes is training at Durham while his international exile continues.

Northern Echo Saturday, 18th November 2017, 12:04PM - read article

News from the counties

Derbyshire

DERBYSHIRE ADD RAVI RAMPAUL TO THEIR BOWLING ATTACK

Sunday, 15th October 2017, 10:02PM - read article


Durham

STOKES TRAINS AS HE AWAITS CONCLUSION OF FRACAS INVESTIGATION

Saturday, 18th November 2017, 12:04PM - read article


Essex

SILVERWOOD APPOINTED ENGLAND FAST BOWLING COACH

Tuesday, 31st October 2017, 5:13PM - read article


Glamorgan

GLAMORGAN KEEPER MARK WALLACE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CRICKET

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


Gloucestershire

BRISTOL CITY WINGER TALKS TACTICS AND AWAY FORM AHEAD OF SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY TRIP

Saturday, 18th November 2017, 9:00AM - read article


Hampshire

VINCE RELISHING ‘SECOND CHANCE’

Tuesday, 31st October 2017, 9:37AM - read article


Kent

FIVE CHARLTON ATHLETIC PLAYERS WHO COULD GO OUT ON LOAN IN JANUARY TRANSFER WINDOW

Monday, 13th November 2017, 5:26PM - read article


Lancashire

HASEEB HAMEED OPENS UP ABOUT HIS STRUGGLES IN 2017

Saturday, 4th November 2017, 4:55PM - read article


Leicestershire

FORMER ENGLAND CAPTAIN PRESENTS AWARDS TO WINNERS AT EVERARDS LEAGUE PRESENTATION NIGHT

Tuesday, 31st October 2017, 3:22PM - read article


Northamptonshire

SPECIAL FEATURE: ENGLAND DREAM COMES TRUE FOR SAINTS STALWART ALLEN AS HE GEARS UP FOR ASHES TEST DOWN UNDER

Friday, 10th November 2017, 11:11AM - read article


Nottinghamshire

STUART BROAD SAYS HE IS DUE ANOTHER SPECIAL ASHES SPELL AS ENGLAND PREPARE FOR THE FIRST TEST

Friday, 17th November 2017, 3:46PM - read article


Somerset

CRICKET: TAUNTON TO HOST FOUR WOMEN'S INTERNATIONALS NEXT SUMMER

Friday, 17th November 2017, 6:00AM - read article


Surrey

RUGBY CLUB MEMBERS TACKLE NAKED CALENDAR CHARITY CHALLENGE

Tuesday, 14th November 2017, 4:43PM - read article


Sussex

ROB ANDREW TELLS SUSSEX SUPPORTERS: DON'T HARK BACK, THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT

Saturday, 18th November 2017, 11:00AM - read article


Worcestershire

PRAISE FOR WORCESTERSHIRE'S "PROFESSIONAL" BOWLERS

Friday, 17th November 2017, 4:17PM - read article


Yorkshire

ASHES BUILD-UP: WOAKES PEAKING AT RIGHT TIME AHEAD OF FIRST TEST

Wednesday, 15th November 2017, 7:45PM - read article

Counties