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England's next big thing Harry Brook faces his biggest test yet in the T20 World Cup
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England's next big thing Harry Brook faces his biggest test yet in the T20 World Cup

Harry Brook was picked in England's T20 World Cup squad on the back of a stellar run both in the red and white-ball formats, especially during the T20I series in Pakistan.

England batter Jonny Bairstow out until 2023 after breaking leg in golf accident
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England batter Jonny Bairstow out until 2023 after breaking leg in golf accident

Just hours after being named in England's T20 World Cup squad, Jonny Bairstow was forced to withdraw after suffering a broken leg.

England cricket team's potential excites skipper Ben Stokes after South Africa series win
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England cricket team's potential excites skipper Ben Stokes after South Africa series win

England have won six out of seven Tests under new leadership duo of Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum — a far cry from one win in 17 matches under Root

'We're not cars': Ben Stokes slams 'too much cricket' after announcing ODI retirement
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'We're not cars': Ben Stokes slams 'too much cricket' after announcing ODI retirement

Test captain Stokes announced his ODI retirement on Monday with a notably pointed comment that England's current fixture schedule was "unsustainable" and that he could no longer give of his best in all three international formats.

'Brave' new England try to shake up Test cricket
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'Brave' new England try to shake up Test cricket

Ben Stokes said England's approach was down to a change in attitude from a team that had won just one of its 17 previous Tests prior to the New Zealand series

England appoint Australia's Matthew Mott as white-ball coach
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England appoint Australia's Matthew Mott as white-ball coach

The 48-year-old has been in charge of Australia's all-conquering women's team for the past seven years, winning back-to-back Twenty20 World Cups in 2018 and 2020 and the 50-over equivalent earlier this year.

England vs New Zealand: ECB recalls James Anderson, Stuart Broad ahead of captaincy debut for Ben Stokes
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England vs New Zealand: ECB recalls James Anderson, Stuart Broad ahead of captaincy debut for Ben Stokes

The pacemen were controversially left out of the squad for the recent tour of the Caribbean, which England lost 1-0, hot on the heels of a humiliating 4-0 Ashes defeat in Australia.

Joe Root to bat at No. 4 in Test, confirms England captain Ben Stokes
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Joe Root to bat at No. 4 in Test, confirms England captain Ben Stokes

The new England captain believes Joe Root will now average 90 once he bats at No. 4.

Ben Stokes can revive 'talented' England team: ECB cricket chief Rob Key
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Ben Stokes can revive 'talented' England team: ECB cricket chief Rob Key

Ben Stokes's first match as the permanent England skipper will come against New Zealand.

Ben Stokes replaces Joe Root as England Test captain
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Ben Stokes replaces Joe Root as England Test captain

Joe Root resigned from the position after a hammering 4-0 loss in the Ashes followed by a 1-0 defeat in the West Indies.

England cricket board advertises for separate coaches for limited-over and Test teams
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England cricket board advertises for separate coaches for limited-over and Test teams

England cricket board's new managing director Rob Keys, who had earlier stressed for separate coaches for different formats, will be interviewing candidates from 9-10 May.

Ben Stokes is obvious choice to lead England Test team, feel former captains
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Ben Stokes is obvious choice to lead England Test team, feel former captains

Root on Friday stepped down from captaincy, ending his five-year tenure after facing criticism following England's 0-4 Ashes defeat against Australia and 0-1 series loss to West Indies.

New Zealand, England to tour Pakistan over next 12 months
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New Zealand, England to tour Pakistan over next 12 months

The PCB confirmed that West Indies, England and New Zealand men's sides will tour Pakistan twice each in the next 12 months while Sri Lanka and Ireland women will visit Pakistan in May/June and October/November.

‘Very sorry it’s ended like this’: Twitter reacts as Joe Root steps down as England Test team captain
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‘Very sorry it’s ended like this’: Twitter reacts as Joe Root steps down as England Test team captain

Joe Root's captaincy has come under scrutiny with England having only won just one of their last 17 Test matches — the country's worst run since the 1980s.

Joe Root's future as England captain in doubt after West Indies rout
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Joe Root's future as England captain in doubt after West Indies rout

Joe Root has now overseen just one win in 17 Tests and has failed to lead England to a series victory in his last five attempts.

England's Stuart Broad says 'sleep affected' by 'five-minute' Test axe call
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England's Stuart Broad says 'sleep affected' by 'five-minute' Test axe call

Broad, 35, has 537 Test wickets to his name but he and fellow veteran James Anderson, who is the country's record wicket taker with 640 victims, were dropped following the 4-0 Ashes rout in Australia.

England sack assistant coach Graham Thorpe after Ashes humiliation
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England sack assistant coach Graham Thorpe after Ashes humiliation

"Graham Thorpe has left his position as England men's assistant coach," England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement.

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.

‘No silver bullet’ for domestic cricket, says ECB after demands of complete overhaul following Ashes debacle
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‘No silver bullet’ for domestic cricket, says ECB after demands of complete overhaul following Ashes debacle

ECB CEO Tom Harrison called for a red-ball "reset" to help Joe Root's Test team, who recently slumped to a 4-0 series defeat in Australia

Ashes 2021-22: England training session cancelled after net bowler tests COVID-19 positive
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Ashes 2021-22: England training session cancelled after net bowler tests COVID-19 positive

England suffered the latest blow just hours after the tourists planned to draft former one-day captain Adam Hollioake into the team's coaching staff, stated media reports.