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Injury forces Ryan Harris to retire

Australian fast bowler's troublesome right knee has finally given out on him, writes Daniel Brettig.

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3hDaniel Brettig

Smith aims to silence England doubters

Australian batsman speaks frankly to ESPNcricinfo about his last Ashes trip to these shores, naming Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell as his chief tormentors.

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22hDaniel Brettig

Faulkner to face drink-driving charge

World Cup-winning Australia allrounder has been charged with drink driving during his English summer stint for Lancashire and will also face a Cricket Australia code of conduct charge.


Rashid and Finn in England Test squad

England have stuck with the team who drew 1-1 with New Zealand for the first Ashes Test in Cardiff while adding Adil Rashid and Steven Finn to a 13-man squad.

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'I don't need sledging now' - Anderson

Ahead of what is likely to be another heated Ashes series, James Anderson says he has cooled his own fiery approach.

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Wood fires up England attack - Jones

Simon Jones has identified Durham fast bowler Mark Wood as one of England's "danger men" as they attempt to regain the Ashes this summer.

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6dGeorge Dobell

Broad senses Ashes opportunity

England in buoyant mood ahead of Australia showdown after positive one-day and T20 series against New Zealand.

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Australia thrash Kent in Ashes warm-up

Visitors head to final pre-Ashes match against Essex in fine form after 255-run victory in Canterbury.

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7dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Sangakkara confirms international retirement

One of the most successful careers in modern cricket will end after the second Test of Sri Lanka's forthcoming series against India.

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Vital to get to know Bayliss - Cook

England captain says time in the Spanish sunshine will be spent familiarising squad new coach ahead of the Ashes.

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9dDaniel Brettig

Rogers admits to naivety - but not deception

Australia's batsman Chris Rogers admitted his plan to offer hospitality around his batch of Lord's tickets was 'naive,' but he claimed it stopped well short of deception.

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10dDaniel Brettig

Confident Lyon eyes English left-handers

Nathan Lyon is excited at the opportunity to bowl against an England team loaded with as many as seven left-handers on pitches he expects will be batting-friendly with a bit of spin.

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10dGeorge Dobell

Chris Rogers rebuked for Ashes tickets offer

Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers has been left red-faced after it emerged that he has been attempting to sell tickets for the Ashes Test at Lord's contrary to regulations.

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11dGeorge Dobell at Old Trafford

Electric England sweep to victory

After an exhilirating one-day series, an equally-enthralling T20 international in Manchester is won by the hosts, who beat New Zealand by 56 runs.

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11dGeorge Dobell

Dobell: Farbrace hands over fearless England

Quietly going about his business as interim coach, Paul Farbrace has helped lay the foundations of success for a talented young England team.

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11dGeorge Dobell

Moores: Portrayal of me as a coach is wrong

Former England coach Peter Moores has been left frustrated by the way his second spell as national coach has been perceived, writes George Dobell.

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Moores hits back at 'data' criticism

Peter Moores has insisted England were making progress under his guidance as he hit out at his portrayal in the media.

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