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Feb 19

Trevor Bayliss calls on ECB to hire Paul Farbrace as England’s T20 coach

• Head coach feels his role should not be across all three formats• England begin five-match ODI series in New Zealand on SundayTrevor Bayliss, England’s head coach, has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board to consider hiring a specialist coach fo…

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Feb 19

Bayliss makes his point over T20 but the accountants’ minds are made up | Vic Marks

The England coach wants to keep international cricketers fresh but the decision-makers are more concerned with income than careers – Twenty20 Internationals are here to stayFrom somewhere deep in New Zealand on England’s never-ending tour Trevor Baylis…

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Feb 18

Twenty20 internationals should be abolished, says England’s Trevor Bayliss

• England coach concerned about exhausting schedule• ‘I’d just let the franchises play. There’ll be blowout’Trevor Bayliss used his post-match debrief to call for an end to international Twenty20 matches. Speaking after England had secured a two-run wi…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/18/twenty-20-internationals-abolished-trevor-bayliss

Feb 18

New Zealand v England: Twenty20 tri-series – live!

Over-by-over report from the sixth match in the tri-seriesStokes will not be risked too early, says Eoin MorganFeel free to email your thoughts to Adam, or tweet @CollinsAdam 9.28am GMT Eoin Morgan up now on TV. “I thought we fought really well but it’…

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Feb 17

Ben Stokes will not be risked too early, says England’s Eoin Morgan

• ‘He’s been bowling indoors – it’s not the same,’ captain says• Stokes back in old routine, ‘chipping golf balls and talking crap’Ben Stokes was back on a cricket field alongside his England team-mates, for the first time since 24 September, in a ligh…

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Feb 15

Hampshire plan app for replays and ordering drinks after Ashes snub

• Rod Bransgrove hopes technology can tempt Tests to Ageas Bowl• ‘We will be pulling out all the stops and intend to lead the way’Rod Bransgrove remains undeterred in his dream of watching an Ashes Test at his beloved Ageas Bowl, with the Hampshire cha…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/15/hampshire-mobile-app-requesting-replays-ordering-drinks-ashes-england

Feb 14

Trent Bridge misses out on 2023 Ashes but bags one-day finals

• ECB announces venues for internationals and T20 franchises• Nottinghamshire gets four Tests in five years from 2020 to 2024Trent Bridge will not host an Ashes Test in 2023 but the Nottinghamshire ground will host the finals of the Royal London One-Da…

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Feb 13

Trevor Bayliss will not rush Ben Stokes back into England ODI side

• England coach says all-rounder unlikely to play in first ODI of series• ‘We’ll have to see how he is with travel, with practice,’ says BaylissTrevor Bayliss has welcomed the return of Ben Stokes but confirmed he is unlikely to play in England’s first…

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Feb 13

England face tri-series elimination after 12-run defeat by New Zealand

New Zealand 196-5; England 184-9Third consecutive defeat leaves hopes in the balanceEngland’s Trans-Tasman tri-series hopes are all but over after a 12-run defeat by New Zealand. Three successive, emphatic losses mean they need Australia to beat the Bl…

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Feb 13

New Zealand beat England by 12 runs: Twenty20 tri-series – live!

Live updates from the Twenty20 tri-series match at Westpac StadiumEmail Adam or tweet: @collinsadamEngland prepare for New Zealand challenge after Australian long haul 10.13am GMT Related: England face tri-series elimination after 12-run defeat by New…

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Feb 10

Australia outgun England again to reach Twenty20 tri-series final

• England 137-7; Australia 138-3, win by seven wickets• Chris Lynn, D’Arcy Short and Glenn Maxwell shine with batThey might have been outgunned in the ODI series, but Australia put England in the shade for the second consecutive Twenty20. In front of 4…

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Feb 10

Australia cruise to seven-wicket win over England: T20 tri-series – as it happened

Australia win by seven wicketsEngland struggle to 137, Buttler top-scores with 46Australia cruise to 138 with 33 balls to spare 11.50am GMT Here’s Vithushan Ehantharajah with his verdict from the MCG: Related: Australia outgun England again to reach Tw…

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Feb 07

Glenn Maxwell hammers hundred to give Australia T20 win over England

• England 155-9; Australia 161-5 – Australia win by five wickets• Maxwell takes advantage of TV reprieve after England collapseEngland lost their opening Trans-Tasman T20 series match against Australia by five wickets, as Glenn Maxwell put in an all-ac…

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Feb 07

Australia v England: Twenty20 tri-series game two – as it happened

Australia win by five wicketsGlenn Maxwell takes 3/10 then hits unbeaten 103 12.37pm GMT Related: Glenn Maxwell hammers hundred to give Australia T20 win over England 12.14pm GMT Glenn Maxwell was bestowed the nickname the Big Show, but he never cour…

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Feb 06

Eoin Morgan tells off-form Tymal Mills he can still have England T20 future

Left-armer has struggled a year after £1.4m IPL auction saleEngland begin tri-series campaign in HobartAs England begin the Trans-Tasman tri-series, Eoin Morgan offered hope for Tymal Mills after a rough period during which the left-armer’s stock as a …

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Feb 02

David Willey shines as England thrash Prime Minister’s XI in T20

• Prime Minister’s XI 136-8 | England 139-2• David Willey takes three for 32 and scores 79 off 36 ballsThe mandatory Ashes tour visit to Canberra ended in a routine win for England’s Twenty20 side as the Prime Minister’s XI were thumped by eight wicket…

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