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Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes cleared to play by ECB
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been cleared by the ECB to take part in matches from February.
Jan 17, 11:18
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
England vice-captain Ben Stokes charged with affray
England cricketer Ben Stokes is charged with affray by the Crown Prosecution Service following an incident outside a nightclub last year.
Jan 15, 14:20
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Mitchell Starc winning fitness battle ahead of final Ashes Test
Pat Cummins expects Australia teammate Mitchell Starc to be involved against England in the fifth and final Ashes Test this week.
Jan 2, 12:31
Alastair Cook in action for England in August 2016
Stuart Broad reflects on "very special" day
Stuart Broad describes England teammate Alastair Cook as "amazing" after the former skipper reaches 244 not out in the fourth Ashes Test.
Dec 28, 11:42
Alastair Cook in action for England in August 2016
Alastair Cook "proud" of Ashes stand
Alastair Cook admits that he is "quite proud" to be on 244 runs unbeaten in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne.
Dec 28, 11:31
Joe Root in action for England in July 2016
Joe Root: 'I'm not a little boy'
England captain Joe Root dismisses Ricky Ponting's description of him as "a little boy".
Dec 25, 11:44
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes 'cleared to play in Indian Premier League'
Ben Stokes will reportedly be given the all-clear to play in the Indian Premier League, despite remaining unavailable for England selection.
Dec 25, 11:29
Somerset's Craig Overton on September 12, 2016
Craig Overton, Mitchell Starc to miss fourth Ashes Test
England's Craig Overton and Australia's Mitchell Starc will both miss the fourth Ashes Test match in Melbourne through injury.
Dec 24, 09:51
Trevor Bayliss pictured in May 2016
ECB chief: 'No rash decisions following Ashes defeat'
The England and Wales Cricket Board intends to stick by Trevor Bayliss for the long-term, despite surrendering the Ashes urn at the earliest possible opportunity.
Dec 23, 22:54
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England seamer Craig Overton doubtful for fourth Ashes Test
England seamer Craig Overton reveals that playing any part in the fourth Ashes Test against Australia is unlikely.
Dec 19, 18:32
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Andrew Strauss not returning to Ashes tour after wife Ruth diagnosed with cancer
Andrew Strauss will not be returning to the Ashes tour of Australia after his wife Ruth was diagnosed with cancer, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirms.
Dec 14, 21:56
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Sir Ian Botham appointed as new Scunthorpe United club president
League One outfit Scunthorpe United announce the appointment of ex-Iron defender and former England cricketer Sir Ian Botham as the club's new president.
Dec 14, 19:02
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Ben Duckett dropped by England Lions after Perth bar incident
England batsman Ben Duckett is dropped from the Lions squad after an incident a Perth bar on Thursday.
Dec 9, 09:11
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Mitchell Starc warns England batsmen that Australian bowlers 'can get better'
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc warns England's batsmen to expect an even tougher time in the third Ashes Test in Perth.
Dec 7, 12:30
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes provisionally named in England ODI squad to face Australia
Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are provisionally named in England's ODI squad to face Australia.
Dec 6, 22:07
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Trevor Bayliss: 'No need to panic'
England coach Trevor Bayliss insists that there is no "real need to panic" despite Australia going 2-0 up in The Ashes.
Dec 6, 09:22
Alex Hales of England during the T20 against South Africa on June 21, 2017
Alex Hales available for England selection after avoiding police charge
Alex Hales will not be charged by police for his involvement in a nightclub brawl, meaning that he is now available for England selection.
Dec 4, 20:33
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Steve Smith hits out at "biggest sledger" James Anderson
Steve Smith hits back at James Anderson by accusing the England paceman of making ironic comments regarding the act of sledging.
Dec 1, 18:24
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes signs for New Zealand side Canterbury
England vice-captain Ben Stokes signs a short-term deal with New Zealand side Canterbury.
Nov 30, 08:51
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes investigation file passed over to Crown Prosecution Service
Avon and Somerset Police pass a file on the investigation into an incident in Bristol involving Ben Stokes to the Crown Prosecution Service for advice on charging.
Nov 29, 20:45
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Ben Stokes in talks with Canterbury over playing domestic cricket in New Zealand
England all-rounder Ben Stokes may be offered the chance to play for New Zealand-based Canterbury Cricket Club, with talks currently ongoing.
Nov 28, 14:22
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England star Ben Stokes 'spotted flying out to New Zealand, not Australia'
England all-rounder Ben Stokes reportedly flies to New Zealand, despite initial rumours that he was heading to Australia for The Ashes.
Nov 27, 22:12
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Jonny Bairstow plays down Cameron Bancroft incident
England wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow plays down an incident in a bar with Australian opener Cameron Bancroft, despite speculation over 'a headbutt'.
Nov 27, 12:43
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Australia hand surprise recall to Tim Paine for first Ashes Test
Wicketkeeper Tim Paine is handed a surprise recall to the Australia squad for their opening Ashes Test against England following a seven-year absence.
Nov 16, 22:29
England bowler Jake Ball in action during the first Test between England and Pakistan at Lord's on July 14, 2016
England bowler Jake Ball fitness doubt for Ashes opener
England bowler Jake Ball will play no further part in his side's Ashes warm-up match against Australia XI and is now a fitness doubt to face Australia in a fortnight.
Nov 10, 09:32
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Tom Curran called up to England squad as Steven Finn replacement
Tom Curran is given the nod to replace Steven Finn in England's Ashes squad, with Liam Plunkett and Mark Wood again being overlooked for selection.
Nov 7, 15:11
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Steven Finn ruled out of Ashes tour
England bowler Steven Finn is ruled out of the 2017-18 Ashes tour due to a knee injury.
Nov 7, 09:03
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Steven Finn, Moeen Ali ruled out of opening warm-up games
Injured fast bowler Steven Finn and all-rounder Moeen Ali will miss England's warm-up games against Western Australia XI and Cricket Australia XI.
Nov 3, 12:59
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Trevor Bayliss: 'Time for others to step up in Ben Stokes absence'
Trevor Bayliss concedes that his task has been made tougher due to Ben Stokes's current absence from England's squad, but hopes that others can step up to the plate.
Nov 1, 15:29
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Mark Davis leaves position as Sussex head coach by mutual consent
Sussex announce the departure of head coach Mark Davis, the day after Chris Nash ends his contract early.
Oct 25, 16:57
Moeen Ali reacts after being hit on the head during day one of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan on August 11, 2016
Moeen Ali "delighted to sign" new Worcestershire contract
Moeen Ali signs a new five-year deal at Worcestershire that he expects will see him through for the remainder of his playing days.
Oct 25, 11:25
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Ben Stokes loses New Balance sponsorship deal
Ben Stokes loses a lucrative New Balance contract as the fallout from his arrest continues.
Oct 12, 22:36
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Ben Stokes pictured smoking?
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is pictured apparently smoking a cigarette while attending Jason Roy's wedding in France.
Oct 10, 14:41
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Lawyer: 'Alex Hales not expecting to face criminal charge'
Lawyer Ian Kelcey admits that he will be "surprised" if any further action is taken against England batsman Alex Hales following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.
Oct 8, 14:55
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Ben Stokes, Alex Hales offered new contracts by ECB?
A report claims that Ben Stokes and Alex Hales, whose Ashes involvement remains in doubt, will be handed new contracts by the ECB on Friday.
Oct 5, 14:29
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Durham ban Jack Burnham for 12 months following failed drugs test
Durham announce that Jack Burnham has been handed a 12-month suspension after testing positive for a recreational drug.
Oct 4, 13:35

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