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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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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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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 ...

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.
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IPL can't dim Ashes rivalry: Morgan - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Does it help calm down the Australia-England rivalry? Morgan: This rivalry has shaped up over a century of intense cricket, since the start of the game, in fact. It has always been there. So it isn't a case of it building up or coming down, it is there ...

Cricket authorities are failing to tap into the huge enthusiasm amongst ethnic minorities in England, to the sport's ... - ‎15 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 ...
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England cricket star Ben Stokes turns his hand to time keeper at WWE Newcastle

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has sought some fighting spirit as a guest at a WWE event. The Durham star endured a chastening last-over experience in the World Twenty20 final earlier this month, when he was hit by four successive sixes by West Indies ...
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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 ...

Local cricketer close to historic England move

Mmegi Online - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
KFCC is a team based in Essex, which is currently in the third division county cricket league. The 19-year-old Tshose has represented the national team on a number of occasions including the time when the team travelled to England where KFCC officials ...

Afridi, Akmal dumped as Inzi swings the axe - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Pakistan's new chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has wasted no time in making some big changes, axing star players Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from a list of 35 players for an upcoming training camp ahead of their tour of England in July ...
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Letters: Leicester - the sporting team story of the millennium

The Independent - ‎16 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 ...

Graeme Fowler, the cricketer whose greatest work may be in mental health

The Guardian (blog) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
It is no exaggeration to say Graeme Fowler was instrumental in laying the foundations for the career of the man who was to become one of the most successful captains the country has had and who now runs England cricket. Andrew Strauss was a ...
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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 ...

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

The Indian Express - ‎17 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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England seamer Chris Jordan signs up for IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
England and Sussex seamer Chris Jordan will travel to India this week to play in the IPL with Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 27-year-old, who took six wickets at the World Twenty20 as England finished runners-up, will fly out on Saturday after ...

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

The Economist (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
The captain of the English Test cricket side, Alastair Cook, and his former team-mate Jonathan Trott are not obvious rebels.
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Australia extend rankings lead, Proteas slide - ‎22 hours ago‎
Australia's lead at the top of the International Cricket Council Test team rankings has increased following today's annual update.

England Test selectors face batting dilemma - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A group of England batting hopefuls will be looking to impress national selectors when the next round of the County Championship gets underway from Sunday.