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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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22hGeorge Dobell

'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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4dGeorge 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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4dDaniel Brettig in Canterbury

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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5dAndrew 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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7dDaniel 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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8dDaniel 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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8dGeorge 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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8dGeorge 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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9dGeorge 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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9dGeorge 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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9dESPNCRICINFO Staff

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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Clarke denies ordering Warner to sledge

Australia's captain says he advocated a team environment where players were free to choose their own path, whether it be loud or quiet.

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Bairstow ends 18 months of frustration

He seems a natural in an England side of adventurous spirit and for Jonny Bairstow this rain-adjusted chase proved his credentials as a batsman of power, writes David Hopps

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Arrogance has held England back - Swann

Former bowler blasts previous regimes for sticking to outdated game plans in limited-overs cricket and suggests they "massively cocked up".

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