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India vs England: James Anderson 'pretty sure' grass on Motera pitch will be cut on match day
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India vs England: James Anderson 'pretty sure' grass on Motera pitch will be cut on match day

Anderson doesn't expect the pitch to behave much differently from the second Test track at the Chepauk which India won by 317 runs.

India vs England: James Anderson backs rotation policy, says it has merit looking at 'bigger picture'
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India vs England: James Anderson backs rotation policy, says it has merit looking at 'bigger picture'

England did not play Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood in the first two Tests but have brought them back for the final two Tests as a part of rotation policy while first-choice keeper Jos Buttler is back home after the opening Test to help players cope up with life inside the bio-bubble.

India vs England: Mark Wood says moving pink ball key to team's chances in third Test
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India vs England: Mark Wood says moving pink ball key to team's chances in third Test

Wood is not an automatic selection for the Test with Anderson likely to pair up with his veteran partner Stuart Broad for the first time in the series.

India vs England: Jonny Bairstow, Mark Wood to join visitors' squad for Pink ball Test; Moeen Ali to return home
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India vs England: Jonny Bairstow, Mark Wood to join visitors' squad for Pink ball Test; Moeen Ali to return home

The selectors also decided to send spin all-rounder Moeen Ali, who played in the second game, back to England as part of their rotation policy to manage the workload of the players.

Disrespectful to Indian team if England doesn't play its best XI, says Kevin Pietersen
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Disrespectful to Indian team if England doesn't play its best XI, says Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen said a win against India is similar to a victory against arch-rivals Australia and urged the selectors to play both Stuart Broad and James Anderson.

Sri Lanka vs England: Angelo Mathews leads hosts' fightback with an unbeaten century on Day 1 of second Test
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Sri Lanka vs England: Angelo Mathews leads hosts' fightback with an unbeaten century on Day 1 of second Test

Mathews built crucial partnerships, including a 117-run stand for the fourth wicket with skipper Dinesh Chandimal who made 52.

England pacer Mark Wood still chasing the dream of playing in all formats for national side
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England pacer Mark Wood still chasing the dream of playing in all formats for national side

Wood has played just 16 Tests since his debut five years ago, with his subsequent career blighted by three ankle operations.

England pacer Mark Wood contemplating becoming white-ball specialist in future
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England pacer Mark Wood contemplating becoming white-ball specialist in future

The 30-year-old Wood has played just 16 Tests since his debut five years ago, with his subsequent career blighted by three ankle operations.

England vs Australia: Visitors seek to avenge World Cup semi-final loss in three-match ODI series
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England vs Australia: Visitors seek to avenge World Cup semi-final loss in three-match ODI series

Eoin Morgan's England go into the matches on a high after a 2-1 Twenty20 series victory over Australia but Josh Hazlewood believes the visitors can carry "momentum" into the one-dayers following a five-wicket T20 win in Southampton on Tuesday.

England vs Australia: Frustrated Mark Wood aims to send message to Australia in upcoming limited-overs series
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England vs Australia: Frustrated Mark Wood aims to send message to Australia in upcoming limited-overs series

Wood was dropped after the first Test against the West Indies in early July, didn’t play in the rest of that three-match series, and also failed to earn a recall for any of England’s three Tests against Pakistan last month.

England vs Australia: Hosts recall Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler for white-ball series, Joe Root rested for T20Is
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England vs Australia: Hosts recall Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler for white-ball series, Joe Root rested for T20Is

Fifty-over world champions England have been fielding separate red and white ball squads in a season hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test, Day 1 Cricket Match at Southampton, Full cricket score: Hosts cruise to 332-4
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Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test, Day 1 Cricket Match at Southampton, Full cricket score: Hosts cruise to 332-4

Check out the live scorecard of third Test match between England and Pakistan being played at Southampton.

England vs Pakistan: Hosts announce unchanged 14-man squad for series after beating West Indies
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England vs Pakistan: Hosts announce unchanged 14-man squad for series after beating West Indies

The England vs Pakistan series which will be held behind closed doors in a bio-secure environment will begin on 5 August at the Old Trafford in Manchester

England vs West Indies: Jofra Archer returns to squad for final Test at Old Trafford
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England vs West Indies: Jofra Archer returns to squad for final Test at Old Trafford

Archer had been expected to feature in the second Test but was dropped after he breached the bio-secure bubble by visiting his home after the first match in Southampton had ended.

England vs West Indies: Skipper Joe Root returns for remaining Tests with hosts in familiar territory
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England vs West Indies: Skipper Joe Root returns for remaining Tests with hosts in familiar territory

With the series against the West Indies being only three Tests, England have to bounce back immediately and Root's return is clearly a positive.

Irfan Pathan says fast bowlers need to 'forget about reverse swing' until COVID-19 restrictions ease up
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Irfan Pathan says fast bowlers need to 'forget about reverse swing' until COVID-19 restrictions ease up

The ICC banned the use of saliva to shine the ball due to the threat of COVID-19 infection.

England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad could miss first Test to make way for Jofra Archer-Mark Wood combo
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England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad could miss first Test to make way for Jofra Archer-Mark Wood combo

Senior pacer Stuart Broad last missed a home Test when he was rested against West Indies in 2012 and with 485 Test scalps is only second to James Anderson in terms of highest wicket-takers for England.

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.

England's Mark Wood delivers rendition of Jerusalem in Barmy Army's absence, watch video
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England's Mark Wood delivers rendition of Jerusalem in Barmy Army's absence, watch video

The video was shared by England Cricket on Twitter. The 54-second clip shows Mark Wood singing from the top in an empty at the empty the Ageas Bowl stadium in Southampton. He is seen waving a flag.