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South Africa vs England: Joe Root, Jos Buttler declared unwell during ongoing first Test, influenza outbreak cause of concern
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South Africa vs England: Joe Root, Jos Buttler declared unwell during ongoing first Test, influenza outbreak cause of concern

The illness epidemic that has beset the England team since arriving in South Africa a fortnight ago claimed more victims on Saturday when captain Joe Root and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler were declared unwell

South Africa vs England: Chris Woakes latest victim of flu bug as visitors worry over fitness of key players ahead of first Test
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South Africa vs England: Chris Woakes latest victim of flu bug as visitors worry over fitness of key players ahead of first Test

Chris Woakes is the latest concern for England ahead of the first Test against South Africa as the tourists battle with a flu bug, captain Joe Root said on Tuesday.

IPL 2020 Auction: Delhi plug their holes successfully with foreign recruits; Rajasthan stay thin in pace department
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IPL 2020 Auction: Delhi plug their holes successfully with foreign recruits; Rajasthan stay thin in pace department

Given their depth of Indian cricketers, Delhi went about drafting in top-quality overseas cricketers to fill the middle order and fast-bowling slots

IPL 2020 Auction: Australian pacer Pat Cummins becomes most expensive foreign player ever; Kings XI Punjab snap up Glenn Maxwell
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IPL 2020 Auction: Australian pacer Pat Cummins becomes most expensive foreign player ever; Kings XI Punjab snap up Glenn Maxwell

Seven overseas players - Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Dale Steyn, and Angelo Mathews — opted to be slotted in the highest bracket (Rs 2 crore)

IPL 2020 Auction: Kings XI Punjab should fill in captaincy void in post-Ashwin era; prioritise on acquiring more all-rounders, fast bowlers
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IPL 2020 Auction: Kings XI Punjab should fill in captaincy void in post-Ashwin era; prioritise on acquiring more all-rounders, fast bowlers

Five years ago, KXIP enjoyed their best-ever IPL season – coming within a Manish Pandey special of winning the 2014 final. In the seasons since, they have finished eighth, eighth, fifth, seventh and sixth, respectively.

South Africa vs England: Fit-again pacer James Anderson included in visitors' 17-man Test squad
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South Africa vs England: Fit-again pacer James Anderson included in visitors' 17-man Test squad

Anderson, England’s top test wicket-taker with 575, suffered a right calf tear in the opening Ashes test against Australia in August before being ruled out of the series

The Hundred: Ben Stokes picked for Leeds based Northern Superchargers, Joe Root to play for Trent Rockets in inaugural 100-ball competition
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The Hundred: Ben Stokes picked for Leeds based Northern Superchargers, Joe Root to play for Trent Rockets in inaugural 100-ball competition

Jofra Archer will spearhead the Southern Brave bowling attack, Jos Buttler will play for Manchester Originals, Chris Woakes represents Birmingham Phoenix and Sam Curran joins brother Tom at Oval Invincibles

England all-rounder Ben Stokes wins Professional Cricketers' Association's Players' Player of the Year award
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes wins Professional Cricketers' Association's Players' Player of the Year award

Stokes played a starring role in England's first 50-over World Cup triumph, culminating in his dynamic man-of-the-match display in their dramatic final win against New Zealand in July.

England speedster Jofra Archer earns central contract for Test, limited-overs cricket after stellar home season
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England speedster Jofra Archer earns central contract for Test, limited-overs cricket after stellar home season

The Barbados-born Archer, who only became England qualified earlier this year, is one of 10 players to receive a Test deal for the 2019/20 season

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer promise bright Test future for England but Joe Root's men have areas to work upon
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Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer promise bright Test future for England but Joe Root's men have areas to work upon

Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes were the top players for England in the drawn Ashes series against Australia but Joe Root's team needs to improve in both batting and bowling departments.

Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Broad, Leach guide hosts to series-levelling win
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Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Broad, Leach guide hosts to series-levelling win

Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 4 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss Joe Denly's heroics, Australia's sloppy fielding on Day 3 of 5th Test
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss Joe Denly's heroics, Australia's sloppy fielding on Day 3 of 5th Test

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, journalists Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins talk about Joe Denly's heroics, Australia's sloppy fielding and more.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they chat on Archer's six-fer, Curran's effectiveness on Day 2 of 5th Test
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they chat on Archer's six-fer, Curran's effectiveness on Day 2 of 5th Test

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, journalists Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins talk about Australia's consistent batting failure sans Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne, Sam Curran's effectiveness and more

Ashes 2019: Australia's Steve Smith unperturbed by run-scoring burden, refuses to blame teammates for batting failure
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Ashes 2019: Australia's Steve Smith unperturbed by run-scoring burden, refuses to blame teammates for batting failure

Smith has now amassed 751 runs, a sizeable chunk of the team's overall tally of 2,508 runs over the entire series even though he has missed three of the nine innings after being hit by a Jofra Archer bouncer.

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer gets six-wicket haul as England bowl Australia out for 225 on Day 2
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Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer gets six-wicket haul as England bowl Australia out for 225 on Day 2

Despite a late flurry of runs, Australia had to settle for a first-innings deficit of 69, with paceman Archer finishing with figures of 6-62

Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer says other batsmen must complement Steve Smith in fifth Test
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Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer says other batsmen must complement Steve Smith in fifth Test

Australia coach Justin Langer, revelling in having the world's top-ranked batsman and bowler at his disposal, is urging the other batsmen to step up

Ashes 2019: England name unchanged squad for final Test as they seek to level series at Oval
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Ashes 2019: England name unchanged squad for final Test as they seek to level series at Oval

England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia at the Oval which begins on Thursday, the country’s cricket board said on Monday.

Ashes 2019: England to assess star all-rounder Ben Stokes's fitness to bowl ahead of final match of series
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Ashes 2019: England to assess star all-rounder Ben Stokes's fitness to bowl ahead of final match of series

Stokes was included in an unchanged 13-man England squad announced Monday following a 185-run defeat in the fourth Test on Sunday that ensured Australia would keep hold of the Ashes at 2-1 up with one to play in the five-Test series

Ashes 2019: England include pacer Craig Overton in place of Chris Woakes for fourth Test at Old Trafford
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Ashes 2019: England include pacer Craig Overton in place of Chris Woakes for fourth Test at Old Trafford

Captain Joe Root said that Somerset seamer Craig Overton would get his chance for a fourth Test appearance, having last featured in New Zealand in March 2018.

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer's Headingley heroics prove there's mature head on shoulders of tearaway pacer
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Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer's Headingley heroics prove there's mature head on shoulders of tearaway pacer

In space of two weeks, Jofra Archer has displayed his maturity and ability to adjust. At Lord's, Archer had to contend with slope across the pitch, at Leeds, he had to overcome the uphill approach to stumps.