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England vs New Zealand: Jamie Overton joins twin brother Craig in hosts' squad for third Test
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England vs New Zealand: Jamie Overton joins twin brother Craig in hosts' squad for third Test

The uncapped Overton, who is the younger sibling by three minutes, earned his place in the 14-man group after taking 21 wickets for the County Championship division one leaders this season.

West Indies vs England: Marathon man Nkrumah Bonner gives Windies edge over weary visitors
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West Indies vs England: Marathon man Nkrumah Bonner gives Windies edge over weary visitors

Nkrumah Bonner's innings of 123 spanned more than nine hours and earned West Indies a first innings lead of 62 runs with one wicket in hand going into day four.

Ollie Pope takes England to 99-run lead; Rohit, Rahul steady India
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Ollie Pope takes England to 99-run lead; Rohit, Rahul steady India

Check out photos from Day 2 of the fourth England-India Test at The Oval.

India vs England: Ollie Robinson blows away Indian batting order as hosts bounce back with innings win at Headingley
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India vs England: Ollie Robinson blows away Indian batting order as hosts bounce back with innings win at Headingley

All the good work on Friday when India reached 215 for two at stumps was completely undone as Robinson and the other English seamers hit the right lengths and got movement off-the pitch to wrap up the Indian innings in a jiffy

India vs England: Craig Overton says first hour's play on Day 4 of third Test will be 'massive'
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India vs England: Craig Overton says first hour's play on Day 4 of third Test will be 'massive'

India reached 215 for two in their second innings at stumps on the third day but still trailed by 139 runs after conceding a first-innings lead of 354 runs.

India vs England: James Anderson, English openers shine as hosts dominate Day 1 in Leeds
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India vs England: James Anderson, English openers shine as hosts dominate Day 1 in Leeds

Here are the key moments from Day 1 of the third Test between India and England at Headingley

India vs England: James Anderson says hosts made conscious effort to focus and shut the noise
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India vs England: James Anderson says hosts made conscious effort to focus and shut the noise

India took a 1-0 lead riding on Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami's unbroken 89 run partnership for the ninth wicket after England bowlers got carried away against the tailenders on fifth morning.

India vs England: James Anderson, English openers shine as Indians endure horror Day 1 at Headingley
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India vs England: James Anderson, English openers shine as Indians endure horror Day 1 at Headingley

India were shot out for a lowly 78 after opting to bat in the third Test at Headingley, before Haseeb Hameed and Rory Burns struck fifties to guide England to 120/0 at close of play.

India vs England: Ben Stokes withdraws from series, takes indefinite 'mental well-being' break from all cricket
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India vs England: Ben Stokes withdraws from series, takes indefinite 'mental well-being' break from all cricket

The ECB in a statement said that Stokes has taken a break to prioritise his mental wellbeing and give rest to his left index finger which has not healed fully after he underwent an operation following an injury in the Indian Premier League.

England vs Pakistan: All-round Lewis Gregory helps hosts beat Babar Azam and Co by 52 runs in 2nd ODI, seal series
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England vs Pakistan: All-round Lewis Gregory helps hosts beat Babar Azam and Co by 52 runs in 2nd ODI, seal series

Somerset pace-bowling all-rounder Gregory, in just his second match at this level, struck with his first ball on Saturday on the way to 3-44 as England won with six overs to spare.

England vs West Indies: Joe Denly, Olly Stone among five players released by ECB from bio-secure bubble
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England vs West Indies: Joe Denly, Olly Stone among five players released by ECB from bio-secure bubble

Out of the five, batsman Joe Denly will join the white-ball training group ahead of the upcoming Ireland series.

England vs West Indies: Dom Bess picked over Moeen Ali in 13-man squad for Southampton Test
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England vs West Indies: Dom Bess picked over Moeen Ali in 13-man squad for Southampton Test

All-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England in the match, which will begin at the Ageas Bowl Southampton on Wednesday in a bio-secure environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Africa vs England: Jofra Archer to stay with team for last and fourth Test despite elbow injury
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South Africa vs England: Jofra Archer to stay with team for last and fourth Test despite elbow injury

Archer missed a second test in a row as an elbow injury ruled him out on Thursday as England picked Mark Wood instead to bowl in the third test at St George’s Park.

South Africa vs England: Visitors left without James Anderson for remainder of series as pacer flies home after picking up rib injury
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South Africa vs England: Visitors left without James Anderson for remainder of series as pacer flies home after picking up rib injury

Anderson will return to England in the coming days, with fellow paceman Craig Overton remaining in South Africa as cover

South Africa vs England: Craig Overton, Dominic Bess added to visitors' squad as cover after flu-like symptoms hit camp
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South Africa vs England: Craig Overton, Dominic Bess added to visitors' squad as cover after flu-like symptoms hit camp

Bowlers Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad and Jack Leach are among a host of squad members hit by ‘flu-like’ symptoms sweeping through the England camp.

England pacer James Anderson to step up recovery from calf injury at training camp in South Africa's Potchefstroom ahead of Test series
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England pacer James Anderson to step up recovery from calf injury at training camp in South Africa's Potchefstroom ahead of Test series

England paceman James Anderson will step up his recovery from a calf injury at a specialist pace bowling camp in Potchefstroom ahead of a four-Test series in South Africa starting next month, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said.

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.

Ashes 2019: Jason Roy, Craig Overton dropped from England XI for fifth Test; Sam Curran and Chris Woakes to play at Oval
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Ashes 2019: Jason Roy, Craig Overton dropped from England XI for fifth Test; Sam Curran and Chris Woakes to play at Oval

The England and Wales Cricket Board also confirmed that Ben Stokes would play as a specialist batsman due to a shoulder injury.

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