1st Test: Alastair Cook Puts England In Driver
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1st Test: Alastair Cook Puts England In Driver's Seat On Day 3

England were 119 for one in their second innings at stumps on the third day, a lead of 216 runs in this opening match of a four-Test series.

England Recall Gary Ballance For Test Series Against South Africa

England Recall Gary Ballance For Test Series Against South Africa

Joe Root will be leading the side for the first time after replacing Alastair Cook as skipper in February.

Sohail Khan Helps Pakistan Bowl Out England For 297 on Day 1 of 3rd Test
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Sohail Khan Helps Pakistan Bowl Out England For 297 on Day 1 of 3rd Test

Sohail Khan, a 32-year-old right-arm quick, removed a quartet of top-order England batsmen on his way to figures of five for 96 in 23 overs on Day 1 of the third Test

England Recall James Anderson, Ben Stokes and Adil Rashid For Second Test Versus Pakistan
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England Recall James Anderson, Ben Stokes and Adil Rashid For Second Test Versus Pakistan

England are eyeing a comeback in the second Test against Pakistan, after the visitors clinched a 75-run win at Lord's to go 1-0 up in the series

Gary Ballance will be Back, says his Ashes Replacement Jonny Bairstow
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Gary Ballance will be Back, says his Ashes Replacement Jonny Bairstow

Bairstow to bat at No 5 with Ian Bell at No 3 and Joe Root No 4

Ashes: Jonathan Bairstow Replaces Gary Ballance in England Squad for Edgbaston Test
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Ashes: Jonathan Bairstow Replaces Gary Ballance in England Squad for Edgbaston Test

Jonathan Bairstow has played 14 Tests in his career to date with his last appearance coming in 2014 against Australia in Sydney

Ashes 2015: England Should Resist Urge To Panic After Heavy Lord
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Ashes 2015: England Should Resist Urge To Panic After Heavy Lord's Defeat

Australia's second Test dismantling of the hosts has been followed by a wide range of opinions on what the hosts should do next. But as New Zealand have shown, avoiding sweeping changes after bad results can pay off

1st Test, Day 4: Gary Ballance Ton Helps England Set West Indies 438-Run Target
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1st Test, Day 4: Gary Ballance Ton Helps England Set West Indies 438-Run Target

Gary Ballance's 122 saw England declare at 333/7. West Indies were 98 for 2 at stumps, needing 340 runs more to win on the final day of the first Test.

World Cup 2015: England Likely to Lose Gary Ballance in Search of Equilibrium
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World Cup 2015: England Likely to Lose Gary Ballance in Search of Equilibrium

Gary Ballance's four consecutive failures at number three with the bat provide ample motive for selectors to swing the axe or demote the 25-year-old down to the middle order.

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England's Gary Ballance Fractures His Finger

Gary Ballance injured himself during fielding drills in Australia but is expected to be fully fit for the World Cup.

Mitchell Johnson Matches Ricky Ponting
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Mitchell Johnson Matches Ricky Ponting's Feat of Winning Cricketer of the Year Award Twice

Mitchell Johnson, the left-arm pacer, fired Australia to a 5-0 Ashes sweep of England and a 2-1 series win in South Africa between August 2013 and September 2014, taking 59 Test wickets at an average of 15.23.

India in England: Joe Root and Jos Buttler Put us in a Strong Position, Says Gary Ballance
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India in England: Joe Root and Jos Buttler Put us in a Strong Position, Says Gary Ballance

Joe Root was unbeaten on 92 at stumps on Day 2 with England leading India by 237 runs at The Oval.

Gary Ballance Reveals Alastair Cook Helped Him Regain Focus After Drunken Act
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Gary Ballance Reveals Alastair Cook Helped Him Regain Focus After Drunken Act

Gary Ballance was in the news for for his shirtless act in an inebriated state at a Nottingham pub after the conclusion of the first Test at Trent Bridge.

Southampton Test, Day 4: India in a Spin as England Eye Victory
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Southampton Test, Day 4: India in a Spin as England Eye Victory

India were 112 for four, still needing a further 333 runs to make what would be a new record 445 to win, at stumps on the fourth day of the third Test.

Southampton Test, Day 2: England on Top After Ian Bell, Jos Buttler Exploits
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Southampton Test, Day 2: England on Top After Ian Bell, Jos Buttler Exploits

Ian Bell made 167 and Gary Ballance 156 before Test debutant Jos Buttler rode his luck to make 85 as England captain Alastair Cook declared at 569 for seven. In reply, India were 25 for one at the close on the second day -- a deficit of 544 runs.

England vs India, Third Test Day 2 Highlights: James Anderson Strike After Bell, Buttler Fireworks Puts England on Top
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England vs India, Third Test Day 2 Highlights: James Anderson Strike After Bell, Buttler Fireworks Puts England on Top

England were in command at the end of the second day, having reduced India to 25/1 after declaring on 569/7. The hosts lead by 544 runs. Follow highlights here.

England vs India, Day 3, Highlights: Murali Vijay
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England vs India, Day 3, Highlights: Murali Vijay's 50 Keeps India Afloat in a Day of Twists and Turns

Liam Plunkett struck off successive deliveries to remove Cheteshwar Pujara for 43 and Virat Kohli for a duck and Stuart Broad snared Ajinkya Rahane, before Murali Vijay (59 not out) stitched an unbeaten 46-run stand with MS Dhoni (12 not out) to help India take a 145-run lead against England on Day 3 at Lord's . Catch all the highlights here.

England vs India: Pub Incident Embarrasing, Says Lord
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England vs India: Pub Incident Embarrasing, Says Lord's Centurion Gary Ballance

Gary Ballance scored 110 runs and added to his century tally at Lord's, where he got his maiden Test hundred earlier in the summer against Sri Lanka. This was his second century in four Tests and helped England finish the day at 219/6, 76 runs behind India's total.

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