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England vs Australia: Ton-up hero Glenn Maxwell had 'nothing to lose' in decider
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England vs Australia: Ton-up hero Glenn Maxwell had 'nothing to lose' in decider

A record sixth-wicket stand of 212 runs between Alex Carey (106) and Maxwell (108) helped Australia to a 2-1 success as England suffered their first home ODI series defeat in five years.

Eoin Morgan says England must field their strongest squad at next year's T20 World Cup
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Eoin Morgan says England must field their strongest squad at next year's T20 World Cup

Eoin Morgan believes England must field their strongest Twenty20 side as often as possible if they are to triumph at next year's T20 World Cup and replicate their 50-over global triumph.

England vs Pakistan: Jos Buttler says Zak Crawley's double ton is 'start of a very special career'
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England vs Pakistan: Jos Buttler says Zak Crawley's double ton is 'start of a very special career'

Together with Buttler, whose 152 was just his second hundred at this level, he put on 359 -- an England record for the fifth wicket -- as the hosts piled up a mammoth 583-8 declared in their first innings on the second day at the Ageas Bowl.

England vs Pakistan: Inzamam-ul-Haq slams visitors' batting performance, says they are 'scared of playing shots'
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England vs Pakistan: Inzamam-ul-Haq slams visitors' batting performance, says they are 'scared of playing shots'

Inzamam said Pakistan batsmen need to play aggressive cricket if they want to beat England in the second Test here and level the three-match series.

England vs Pakistan: James Anderson 'likely' to feature in second Test despite sub-par performance, says Joe Root
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England vs Pakistan: James Anderson 'likely' to feature in second Test despite sub-par performance, says Joe Root

Anderson has now taken just six wickets in three Tests so far this season at an expensive average of over 41 apiece.

England vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq hasn't ruled out playing two spinners in first Test at Manchester
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England vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq hasn't ruled out playing two spinners in first Test at Manchester

Misbah also felt that the top order of both teams would play a decisive role in the series as the bowling of both teams was top class.

England vs West Indies: Ben Stokes yet to decide whether he will bowl in decisive Test
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England vs West Indies: Ben Stokes yet to decide whether he will bowl in decisive Test

Stokes said he had not undergone much treatment as it was not clear exactly what the injury was.

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: Windies captain Jason Holder wants his batsmen to show 'more determination'
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England vs West Indies: Windies captain Jason Holder wants his batsmen to show 'more determination'

Thanks to their victory at home last year, West Indies need a draw in the decider, beginning at Old Trafford on Friday, to retain the Wisden Trophy.

England vs West Indies: Teams left frustrated as Day 3 of 2nd Test gets washed out without a ball bowled
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England vs West Indies: Teams left frustrated as Day 3 of 2nd Test gets washed out without a ball bowled

West Indies will resume Sunday morning on 32-1 in reply to England's first innings 469-9 declared, with Kraigg Brathwaite six not out and nightwatchman Alzarri Joseph unbeaten on 14.

Premier League: Manchester United's Champions League hopes in jeopardy after draw against Southampton
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Premier League: Manchester United's Champions League hopes in jeopardy after draw against Southampton

Leicester City are fourth, ahead of United on goal difference, with Chelsea third on 60 points. City and title winners Liverpool have already secured Champions League places for next season.

Players need to inspire each other in absence of spectators, says Pakistan spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed
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Players need to inspire each other in absence of spectators, says Pakistan spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed

After the West Indies, England will host Pakistan for three Tests starting next month. This will be followed by a three-match T20 series also to be played in a bio-secure environment.

England vs West Indies: Visitors to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jersey during Test series to protest against racism
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England vs West Indies: Visitors to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jersey during Test series to protest against racism

Skipper Jason Holder, who has voiced his support to the cause that has once again come to the forefront after the killing of American George Floyd, said in a statement on Sunday: "We believe we have a duty to show solidarity and also to help raise awareness."

England vs West Indies: Windies head coach Phil Simmons in self-isolation after attending funeral
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England vs West Indies: Windies head coach Phil Simmons in self-isolation after attending funeral

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has entered self-isolation after attending a funeral but fast bowler Alzarri Joseph said it would not hamper the team’s preparation for the three-test series against England.

England vs West Indies: 'Overweight' Oshane Thomas need to work hard on fitness, says former pacer Franklyn Rose
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England vs West Indies: 'Overweight' Oshane Thomas need to work hard on fitness, says former pacer Franklyn Rose

The 23-year-old Thomas is yet to play a Test but he has captured 27 wickets in 20 ODIs and 15 wickets in 12 T20Is.

England vs West Indies: Jason Holder will bowl in four-day game, says coach Phil Simmons
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England vs West Indies: Jason Holder will bowl in four-day game, says coach Phil Simmons

Holder didn't bowl when his team fielded in the second innings and wasn't required to bat on the final day of the three-day match on Thursday.

England vs West Indies: Fit-again Jofra Archer hopes to play all three Tests in the series
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England vs West Indies: Fit-again Jofra Archer hopes to play all three Tests in the series

England paceman Jofra Archer says he has fully recovered from a right elbow injury sustained earlier this year and hopes to play in all three Tests against the West Indies next month.

West Indies have a great chance of beating England if they can 'get stuck into them,' says Kemar Roach
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West Indies have a great chance of beating England if they can 'get stuck into them,' says Kemar Roach

Roach who has claimed 193 Test wickets so far, said they will look to trouble the England batsmen when the series begins behind closed doors, which will make a level playing field

James Anderson learning new tricks to combat saliva ban ahead of West Indies' tour of England
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James Anderson learning new tricks to combat saliva ban ahead of West Indies' tour of England

Anderson has mastered the art of swing bowling, taking 584 wickets — more than any other paceman and behind only three spinners in Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble on the test list — in a 17-year international career

England vs West Indies: Windies cricketers depart for Test series, to be quarantined and tested for COVID-19 after arrival in UK
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England vs West Indies: Windies cricketers depart for Test series, to be quarantined and tested for COVID-19 after arrival in UK

The West Indies cricket team departed from Antigua on Monday for a three-test tour of England with the entire touring party based in the Caribbean having returned negative tests to COVID-19.