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Cricket: A pigeon flies into BBC cricket commentator Alison Mitchell's room

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 20:24
BBC cricket commentator Alison Mitchell is alarmed to find a pigeon has flown in to her room, joking "I'm not sure he's got accreditation!".
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England v West Indies: Ben Stokes ready for 'massive occasion'

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:17
Stand-in captain Ben Stokes says England are ready for the "massive occasion" of the first Test against West Indies, which starts on Wednesday.
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England and Wales Cricket Board broadens diversity action plan

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 16:51
Increased representation in leadership roles, an anti-discrimination charter and a bursary scheme for young black coaches are among initiatives announced by the ECB.
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Ben Stokes looking forward to the 'challenge' of captaining England

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 16:17
Ben Stokes, who captains England for the first Test against West Indies in place of Joe Root, says he is looking forward to the "challenge".
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Counties vote to play red and white ball cricket when season starts on 1 August

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 14:03
English cricket's 18 counties vote to play both red ball and white ball cricket when the delayed 2020 season starts on 1 August.
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England v West Indies: Brian Lara says tourists must try to win in four days

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:06
West Indies must try and win the Tests against England in four days, says legendary batsman Brian Lara.
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England v Ireland: Deutrom delighted after ODI series in Southampton is confirmed

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 17:46
Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom says confirmation that the ODI series against England will go ahead is a major boost for the local game.
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England v West Indies: Dom Sibley lost 12kg after 'wake-up call'

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 15:17
Opener Dom Sibley says he "felt self-conscious about my physique and my weight" on England's aborted tour of Sri Lanka.
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Ireland must believe they can beat England in ODI series - Stirling

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:46
Irish opener Paul Stirling says the team must be at their best if they are to shock world champions England after the ODI series between the sides was confirmed on Monday.
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England-Ireland ODI series to go ahead at Southampton

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:00
Three matches are confirmed for Southampton with a 31 July opener after the series was placed in doubt because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Joe Root misses England v West Indies Test: Cricket and fatherhood

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 07:36
As England captain Joe Root misses the first West Indies Test to be at the birth of his second child, BBC Sport hears more tales from cricketing dads.
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England v West Indies: Holder v Stokes and a breakout star

Sun, 07/05/2020 - 07:08
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite picks out the players England should be wary of when the Test series starts this week.
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England v West Indies: Dom Bess in squad, Jack Leach misses out

Sat, 07/04/2020 - 11:00
England name Dom Bess as their spinner in a 13-man squad for the first Test against West Indies.
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England intra-squad match: Ollie Pope top-scores for Team Buttler in draw

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 19:23
Ollie Pope top-scores as England's three day intra-squad warm-up match ends in a draw at the Ageas Bowl.
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Boris Johnson says recreational cricket can resume from 11 July

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 19:18
Recreational cricket is set to resume from 11 July, says Prime Minister Boris Johnson, despite previously saying it was "not safe".
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Worcestershire: Hamish Rutherford to join for T20 Blast in 2020

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 17:28
Hamish Rutherford will play for Worcestershire in the T20 Blast, but Ashton Turner will not now be joining.
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England v West Indies: How to follow on the BBC

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 17:07
Test cricket resumes on Wednesday (8 July) with England hosting West Indies and you will be able to watch, read about and listen to all the action on the BBC.
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World Cup 2011: ICC has 'no reason to doubt integrity' of Sri Lanka v India final

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 15:02
The ICC says it has "no reason to doubt the integrity" of the men's 2011 World Cup final after claims of match-fixing.
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Two overseas players allowed in County Championship & One-Day Cup from 2021

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 14:46
Two overseas players will be allowed in County Championship and One-Day Cup teams from the 2021 season.
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Sam Curran: England all-rounder tests negative for coronavirus

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 14:20
England all-rounder Sam Curran returns a negative test for coronavirus.
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