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England all-rounder Ben Stokes recalls fearing for life after choking on tablet
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes recalls fearing for life after choking on tablet

In his column for 'The Daily Mirror', Stokes wrote about his frightening experience but doesn't mention when and where the incident took place.

'Excellent cricketing brain': Pat Cummins reaches pinnacle
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'Excellent cricketing brain': Pat Cummins reaches pinnacle

A decade after making his international debut, he is not only the world's premier bowler but Australia's 47th Test skipper, elevated to one of the nation's highest-profile roles.

Pat Cummins succeeds Tim Paine as Australia Test captain, Steve Smith named vice-captain
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Pat Cummins succeeds Tim Paine as Australia Test captain, Steve Smith named vice-captain

Australia named paceman Pat Cummins as Test cricket captain and Steve Smith as vice-captain on Friday

Tim Paine to miss Ashes after taking break from cricket for 'foreseeable future'
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Tim Paine to miss Ashes after taking break from cricket for 'foreseeable future'

His decision put an abrupt end to debate in Australia over whether he should take part in the Ashes, with the first Test against England opening in Brisbane on 8 December.

Ashes: Australian bowlers want Tim Paine as wicketkeeper, says Nathan Lyon
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Ashes: Australian bowlers want Tim Paine as wicketkeeper, says Nathan Lyon

Paine quit as Test captain in disgrace last week over a historical text message scandal, but is keen to keep playing.

Stuart Broad eager for Troy Cooley 'insight' ahead of Ashes
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Stuart Broad eager for Troy Cooley 'insight' ahead of Ashes

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Wednesday that Cooley, a 55-year-old Australian, will aid the tourists' quicks in Brisbane under the direction of elite pace bowling coach Jon Lewis.

Michael Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row
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Michael Vaughan dropped from BBC Ashes commentary team amid racism row

Following Rafiq's comments, which have sparked a tidal wave of accusations of racism within English cricket, the 47-year-old Vaughan was stood down from his BBC radio show earlier this month.

Australia will be without captain for 15 years if it is looking for perfect skipper, says Michael Clarke
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Australia will be without captain for 15 years if it is looking for perfect skipper, says Michael Clarke

Clarke admitted that the Australian Test captain needed to be held to a high standard, but he said the team would end up with few options if it has unrealistic expectations.

'Best gloveman in country': Australia opener Marcus Harris says Tim Paine should play in Ashes
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'Best gloveman in country': Australia opener Marcus Harris says Tim Paine should play in Ashes

Paine suddenly quit as Test captain last week over a series of lewd text messages with a female colleague in 2017 that were about to be made public.

Haseeb Hameed hits unbeaten 53 as England begin Ashes warm-ups
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Haseeb Hameed hits unbeaten 53 as England begin Ashes warm-ups

England began their Ashes tour in a low-key and rain-hit intra-squad warm-up game

Shane Warne backs Pat Cummins, says time is right to make him Australia Test captain
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Shane Warne backs Pat Cummins, says time is right to make him Australia Test captain

"For me, the time is right to make Pat Cummins captain, something I thought even before the events of Friday unfolded," Warne wrote in Australia's The Daily Telegraph

'I feel terrible': Tim Paine distressed and embarrassed by sexting scandal
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'I feel terrible': Tim Paine distressed and embarrassed by sexting scandal

Tim Paine on Sunday said Australian coach Justin Langer wanted him to remain as Test skipper,

Pacer Pat Cummins the frontrunner to captain Australia after Tim Paine scandal
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Pacer Pat Cummins the frontrunner to captain Australia after Tim Paine scandal

If appointed, Cummins will become the first specialist fast bowler to captain the side since Ray Lindwall did so for a single Test in 1956.

Tim Paine resignation derails Australia's Ashes preparations
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Tim Paine resignation derails Australia's Ashes preparations

Paine's bombshell announcement, prompted by an explicit text exchange with a female colleague, leaves Australia facing a leadership vacuum and takes the spotlight off an England team desperate to avoid discussing the cricket racism scandal raging in their homeland

Tim Paine steps down as Australia Test captain after being embroiled in 'sexting' scandal
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Tim Paine steps down as Australia Test captain after being embroiled in 'sexting' scandal

Tim Paine quit Australia Test captaincy over what he described as an inappropriate "private text exchange" with a then-colleague.

Melbourne to witness full houses for Boxing Day Ashes Test, 2022 Australian Open after easing of restrictions
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Melbourne to witness full houses for Boxing Day Ashes Test, 2022 Australian Open after easing of restrictions

Victoria Premier Dan Andrews said that the state was about to hit 90 percent vaccination, allowing long-standing restrictions to be swept aside, including capacity limits on sporting events.

'I haven't heard him talk about not continuing', Steve Waugh on Justin Langer potentially quitting after Ashes
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'I haven't heard him talk about not continuing', Steve Waugh on Justin Langer potentially quitting after Ashes

Waugh's comments came after another former Australia captain Michael Clarke said Langer would step down as coach if Australia add an Ashes victory to the T20 World Cup

'I'll be ready if I have to', Pat Cummins on potential captaincy role during Ashes
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'I'll be ready if I have to', Pat Cummins on potential captaincy role during Ashes

Australia have named a 15-man squad for the opening two Ashes Tests, with skipper Paine, who had gone under the knife to fix a bulging disc in his neck in September, included despite an injury cloud

Usman Khawaja, Jhye Richardson recalled in Australia's Ashes squad for first two Tests
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Usman Khawaja, Jhye Richardson recalled in Australia's Ashes squad for first two Tests

there was no place for fellow World Cup standout Mitchell Marsh, despite calls for the all-rounder to be given another chance at Test level.

Michael Clarke predicts Justin Langer will 'walk away' if Australia win Ashes
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Michael Clarke predicts Justin Langer will 'walk away' if Australia win Ashes

"If he thinks his job is done, then I think he'll walk away, and I'd love to see him walk away on his own terms," Clarke said