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Nov 20

Will Gidman: Kent all-rounder extends deal

Kent all-rounder Will Gidman extends his contract with the Division Two club.

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Nov 20

Examples of Steve Smith and Joe Root point to less Ashes antagonism | Geoff Lemon

Starting with their leaders, Australia and England look like teams that have realised they’re better suited to another wayThey look like a couple of nice boys. Wheatfield hair, slightly awkward smiles. Helpful at charity days, polite at press conferenc…

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Nov 20

Champions Essex name McGrath as head coach

Essex appoint assistant coach and ex-Yorkshire and England all-rounder Anthony McGrath as their new head coach.

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Nov 20

Taunts and the tide of history await as England prepare to enter the Gabbatoir

Three decades have passed since England’s last win in Brisbane, and its unique hostility will provide an Ashes baptism of fire for Joe Root’s teamAs England’s plane touched down in Brisbane on Sunday the Australia coach, Darren Lehmann, said: “We love …

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Nov 20

Jason Gillespie: Sussex appoint former Australia bowler as head coach

Sussex appoint ex-Australia bowler Jason Gillespie, who coached Yorkshire to two Championship titles, as their new head coach.

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Nov 20

England’s Dawid Malan ready to ‘enjoy’ Australia pace attack at the Gabba

• Jake Ball expected to be fit to play in Brisbane after recovering from injury• Malan looking forward to Ashes debut against hosts’ pace trioEngland were served the briefest injury scare on their day off as Stuart Broad was struck on the lower back by…

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Nov 19

Untainted Craig Overton can help England end the Gabba agony | Vic Marks

England Ashes debutants are rare at Brisbane but they have tended to prosper and Joe Root’s side will be lifted by Australia’s unusually cagey selectionsTo say that Brisbane has not been a happy hunting ground for England cricketers is an understatemen…

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Nov 18

Steve Smith: ‘I read everything. If I don’t agree I use it as motivation to do better’

In an extract from his exclusive Wisden Cricket Monthly interview, Steve Smith talks about his journey from chilled Bondi surfie to the Australia captaincy and his hopes of one day joining the greatsWhen England ram-raided the Australians in 2010-11, i…

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Nov 18

How to win in Australia: frustrate Warner and go for jugular with Smith

The former South Africa coach Russell Domingo reveals the plans behind his side’s series victory in Australia without AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn a year agoHow to win in Australia? It is the pre-Ashes question that prompts past English triumphs to be…

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Nov 18

England shut out by novices Sangha and Short in chastening final Ashes warm-up

• Day four: CA XI 250 & 364-4; England 515. Match drawn• Tourists largely listless in plan and execution on final dayEngland’s final day in the field before they enter the Gabbatoir on Thursday could barely have been more chastening. They arrived n…

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Nov 17

Jake Ball steps into England mix for first Ashes Test in a moon boot

• Medical staff praised after bowler recovered from strained ankle ligaments• Craig Overton was hoping for Test debut against Australia at the GabbaJake Ball has belatedly entered England’s selection shake-up for the opening Test in Brisbane next week …

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Nov 16

Tim Paine gets nod for Ashes as Australia overhaul Test squad

Selectors recall player who has not played Test cricket since 2010 Cameron Bancroft and Shaun Marsh also included for first two TestsAustralia’s selectors have confirmed the remarkable, radical overhaul of their side for the first two Ashes Tests with …

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Nov 16

Anger greets Australia’s plan to recall Tim Paine as Ashes wicketkeeper

• Paine has not played Test cricket since 2010; last first-class ton 11 years ago • Stuart MacGill calls Australia selectors ‘morons masquerading as mentors’Surprise and anger from former Australia players and fans greeted reports that Tim Paine was to…

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Nov 16

Mark Stoneman hits first England century of Ashes tour against CA XI

• Day two: Cricket Australia XI 250; England 337-3 • Cook (70), Root (62*) and Malan (57*) find form in first Test warm-upHaving taken the catch that ended Cricket Australia’s XI innings, a sharp one above his head at short leg, Mark Stoneman turned an…

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Nov 15

Shane Bond tasked with getting England to ‘understand what attacking looks like’

Bowling consultant, the New Zealander Shane Bond, says England ‘play the game differently to what we do in this part of the world’ but the Ashes squad are sticking to his plan in their warm-up in AustraliaEngland have selected three seamers for their w…

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Nov 15

Derbyshire’s Thakor guilty of exposing himself

Shiv Thakor, who plays for Derbyshire, has been convicted of two sexual exposure charges.

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