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Coach Chris Silverwood warns Sri Lanka 'have a lot to learn'
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Coach Chris Silverwood warns Sri Lanka 'have a lot to learn'

Silverwood said he wants more from all his bowlers, and not just on turning sub-continent tracks.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Visitors hope to make fans smile with win in second Test
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Visitors hope to make fans smile with win in second Test

Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood is hoping to give fans back home in the crisis-hit island nation reason for cheer with a win over Bangladesh in the second and final Test beginning Monday.

Sri Lanka Cricket beefs up coaching ahead of Test series against Bangladesh
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Sri Lanka Cricket beefs up coaching ahead of Test series against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka announced four new coaching staff Sunday to assist new head coach Chris Silverwood ahead of next month's two-match Test series in Bangladesh.

Chris Silverwood appointed head coach of Sri Lankan men's cricket team
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Chris Silverwood appointed head coach of Sri Lankan men's cricket team

The former England pacer's first competitive assignment with the Sri Lanka national team will be the upcoming away Test series in Bangladesh.

Explained: Why England cricket team faces questions over future
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Explained: Why England cricket team faces questions over future

The English cricket team is in disarray, with what can only be described as its winter of discontent capped by a 10-wicket loss to the West Indies on Sunday that sealed a fifth straight series defeat.

England name Paul Collingwood as interim coach for West Indies Tests
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England name Paul Collingwood as interim coach for West Indies Tests

Collingwood, who oversaw England's recent 3-2 Twenty20 series defeat in the West Indies, will take charge for Tests in Antigua, Barbados and Grenada. The series starts on 8 March.

England Cricket Board axe managing director Ashley Giles after Ashes flop
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England Cricket Board axe managing director Ashley Giles after Ashes flop

Giles and Silverwood submitted their report on the Ashes campaign to Strauss, the chairman of the ECB's cricket committee, last week.

Ben Stokes says he 'never really had an ambition to be a captain'
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Ben Stokes says he 'never really had an ambition to be a captain'

Ben Stokes has led England once previously, a Test defeat by West Indies in 2020 when Root was on paternity leave.

Ashes 2021-22: England head coach Chris Silverwood tests positive for COVID-19
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Ashes 2021-22: England head coach Chris Silverwood tests positive for COVID-19

Silverwood was due to miss the fourth Test against England starting in Sydney on Wednesday after he was forced into isolation when a family member tested positive for COVID-19

Gary Kirsten shows interest in becoming England Test side's coach, says it would be a 'lovely project'
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Gary Kirsten shows interest in becoming England Test side's coach, says it would be a 'lovely project'

Current head coach Chris Silverwood's job hangs in balance as England lost the ongoing Ashes.

Ashes 2021-22: Under-pressure England coach Chris Silverwood to miss Sydney Test after virus case in family
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Ashes 2021-22: Under-pressure England coach Chris Silverwood to miss Sydney Test after virus case in family

Silverwood and his family have to isolate in Melbourne for 10 days while the rest of the team heads to Sydney for the clash starting on 5 January.

Ashes 2021-22 gone, can a 5-0 England series loss be far away?
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Ashes 2021-22 gone, can a 5-0 England series loss be far away?

England have been beaten 5-0 in an Ashes series only three times. On the evidence of Tuesday’s innings defeat at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, captain Joe Root’s side could soon become the fourth.

Ashes 2021-22: Under-fire England coach Chris Silverwood says he's the right man for the job
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Ashes 2021-22: Under-fire England coach Chris Silverwood says he's the right man for the job

England slumped to a nine-wicket defeat in Brisbane before losing by 275 runs at Adelaide, leading to sharp criticism of the team selections

Ashes 2021-22: Wounded England face pink-ball challenge in second Test in Adelaide
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Ashes 2021-22: Wounded England face pink-ball challenge in second Test in Adelaide

The tourists' capitulation by nine wickets in the opening Test in Brisbane exposed their batting and fielding frailties, exacerbated by rain-hit preparations and lack of match practice.

Ashes: Chris Silverwood says England will look to learn from India’s plans in 2-1 Test triumph over Australia
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Ashes: Chris Silverwood says England will look to learn from India’s plans in 2-1 Test triumph over Australia

England are seeking to reclaim the Ashes for the first time since 2015. Silverwood was speaking after naming his 17-man squad for the series which begins in Brisbane on 8 December.

Moeen Ali announces retirement from Test cricket to prolong white-ball career
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Moeen Ali announces retirement from Test cricket to prolong white-ball career

Besides his five centuries with the bat, Moeen Ali has taken 195 wickets with his off-spin bowling at an average of 36.66 since his Test debut in 2014.

England all-rounder Moeen Ali to announce retirement from Test cricket, says report
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England all-rounder Moeen Ali to announce retirement from Test cricket, says report

Moeen has scored 2,914 runs in 64 Tests at an average of 28.29 with five centuries and picked up 195 wickets with his off-spin bowling at an average of 36.66.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Will not be rushing Ben Stokes into England squad, says coach Chris Silverwood
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Will not be rushing Ben Stokes into England squad, says coach Chris Silverwood

All-rounder Stokes, currently on an indefinite leave of absence from cricket to prioritise his mental health and recover from a finger injury, is unlikely to make it to England's squad for the T20 World Cup.

India vs England: Hosts recall Jack Leach, Jos Buttler for final Test at Manchester
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India vs England: Hosts recall Jack Leach, Jos Buttler for final Test at Manchester

England trail 2-1 after their 157-run defeat at the Oval ahead of Friday's decider at Old Trafford but head coach Chris Silverwood has made only minor alterations to his squad.

India vs England: ‘The Indians know how to fight back’ says Chris Silverwood
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India vs England: ‘The Indians know how to fight back’ says Chris Silverwood

England coach Silverwood said a lead in the vicinity of 200 would have given them the perfect opportunity to put India under the pump.