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England U19s cricket captain Harry Brook dropped on disciplinary grounds

Incident took place 24 hours before New Zealand play-offBrook missed final game of ICC Cricket World Cup campaignThe England Under-19s captain, Harry Brook, was dropped for the final game of their ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup campaign after falling f…

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Trevor Bayliss wants to see England reaction to one-day favourite status

• Head coach says England are among World Cup front-runners• ‘If we go into all series as favourites, that will be good practice’Trevor Bayliss was measured when asked to dissect his England side’s performance after a commanding 4-1 ODI series win in A…

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Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales join England’s unwanted list at IPL auction

• One-day captain and opener remain unsold at second day• Mark Wood and Sam Billings both signed by Chennai Super KingsJoe Root and Eoin Morgan will miss the 2018 Indian Premier League after both were unsold during the tournament’s auction.A total of 2…

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Tom Curran stars as England beat Australia to seal 4-1 ODI series victory

• England 259 all out (47.4 overs); Australia 247 – 9 (48.2 overs)• Curran takes five for 35 as England win by 12 runsThe opening match at Perth’s new Optus Stadium saw its first five-wicket haul courtesy of Western Australia’s own Andrew Tye’s five fo…

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Ben Stokes bags £1.4m deal with Rajasthan Royals in IPL auction

• England captain Joe Root goes unsold, along with Chris Gayle• Jos Buttler also signs for Rajasthan, while Woakes fetches £820,000Ben Stokes’ pending court case did little to affect his market value at the Indian Premier League auction in Bengaluru as…

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