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The Spin | Bessie Stone’s head injury and the court case that threatened cricket

When a club cricketer’s six hit a passer-by in a Manchester street, a legal battle ensued that is still quoted todayIf you’re the type of person who enjoys perusing old newspapers, every now and then you’ll come across a story that is more than a mere …

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Cricket Australia commit to pay parity for women’s World T20

CA to top up prize money to match men’s winningsICC increased pot by 320% but it still fell short of menCricket Australia will top up any prize money won by Australia’s women’s cricket team at next year’s T20 World Cup to ensure parity with the men’s e…

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Eoin Morgan’s World Cup parade is a reminder of cricket’s kinship | Simon Burnton

When greats go back to their clubs to mingle with the merely good it shows cricket is an unusually democratic sportIt was a big year, 2009, in the career of Eoin Morgan. In May, he scored a brilliant 161 off 136 balls for Middlesex against Kent to conf…

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Chris Silverwood brings more homely touch to England’s quest for success

England’s new coach likely to be a calm supporter of players rather than a constant cajoler in the mould of Peter MooresThere are those who are distinctly underwhelmed by the elevation of Chris Silverwood to England’s head coach. They complain of a cos…

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Former England head coach Andy Flower leaves ECB after 12 years

• Zimbabwean led England to Ashes and Twenty20 successes• Exit follows appointment of Chris Silverwood as head coachAndy Flower is leaving the England and Wales Cricket Board after 12 years. The Zimbabwean was appointed England assistant coach to Peter…

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Chris Silverwood’s England brief is to reinvent Root as batsman and captain

• We want a coach to give Joe more support, says Giles• Team culture also an issue as England player profiles riseIt caused restless nights in the lead-up to the appointment, but Ashley Giles is pleased to have broken the cycle of England head coaches …

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Chris Silverwood’s England brief is to reinvent Root as batsman and captain

• We want a coach to give Joe more support, says Giles• Team culture also an issue as England player profiles riseIt caused restless nights in the lead-up to the appointment, but Ashley Giles is pleased to have broken the cycle of England head coaches …

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‘We knew it was right’: cricketers Nat Sciver and Katherine Brunt get engaged

England team-mates tell of their plans to marry after love blossomed in the wake of a historic World Cup win It’s a familiar scene. After several years living under the same roof, one member of the shared house plucks up the courage to declare their lo…

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David Warner puts insipid Ashes behind him with Sheffield Shield century

Warner rediscovers form with knock of 125 at GabbaSteve Smith was dismissed for a duck on day oneTest opener David Warner has posted his 29th first-class century after bouncing back to form in NSW’s Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland at the Gabba. …

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England coach Chris Silverwood wants Test team to get the basics right

• Chris Silverwood focuses on regaining Ashes in 2021• Midnight curfew for England players to remain in placeChris Silverwood preached a return to the old-fashioned values of batting time and relentlessness with the ball as the new England men’s coach …

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Ben Stokes takes legal action against Sun over story about his mother

Cricketer attacked newspaper’s article about a tragedy in his family as ‘despicable’ Ben Stokes and his mother, Deborah, have launched legal action against the Sun, after the newspaper last month published a front-page story detailing a tragedy involvi…

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History made as Australia extend ODI winning run to 18 matches

Australia win Sri Lanka series 3-0 in BrisbaneAlyssa Healy hits third career ODI centuryAustralia romped to a world record 18th consecutive one-day international victory behind another brilliant Alyssa Healy century in Brisbane. The hosts chased Sri La…

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NHS boss condemns English cricket’s sponsorship deal with KP Snacks

Simon Stevens says ECB’s Hundred tie-up with maker of Hula Hoops undermines fight against childhood obesity The head of the NHS has criticised English cricket for letting KP Snacks sponsor a new tournament that is designed to encourage young people to …

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Face-grab photos are ‘nonsense’, says Ben Stokes’s wife

Clare Stokes says images that seemed to show couple fighting were ‘twisted’ by paparazziThe wife of the cricketer Ben Stokes has dismissed allegations of a physical altercation between the couple at an awards ceremony.Pictures have emerged of Stokes an…

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ECB launches action plan with aim of transforming women’s cricket

• Connor believes plan will help close the gap to Australia• ‘It’s time for us to make a big move ourselves’The England and Wales Cricket Board has launched an action plan to transform women’s cricket, and Clare Connor believes it will help close the g…

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The Spin | The Hundred sees ECB double down on ludicrous marketing-drivel

The ECB has been burrowing itself into a Hundred-shaped hole, and instead of seeking a way out it ordered up a diggerSince it was first announced, back in the heady, innocent days when it lacked a name and the England and Wales Cricket Board was assume…

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David Warner and Steve Smith to lead Australia’s T20 World Cup charge

Selectors seeking stability before 2020 tournamentD’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn and Marcus Stoinis omittedSteve Smith and David Warner will spearhead Australia’s preparations for a maiden T20 World Cup title as selectors seek rare continuity in the 20-over …

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England experience a boon for Chris Silverwood but it’s a big step up | Vic Marks

Chris Silverwood knows England’s cricketers and selectors well but the erstwhile bowling coach has taken on a great deal of extra responsibilityIn becoming only the second Englishman in two decades to be appointed as the national head coach, Chris Silv…

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Chris Silverwood confirmed as England’s new head coach

• 44-year-old hailed as ‘standout candidate’ by ECB• Silverwood’s first assignment is tour of New ZealandChris Silverwood was hailed as the standout candidate with an intimate knowledge of English cricket after being appointed as head coach of the men’…

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Rachael Haynes and Jess Jonassen star in Australia ODI win over Sri Lanka

Australia 282-8; Sri Lanka 172-9 | Australia win by 110 runsAustralia have 17th-straight one-day international victoryRachael Haynes’ maiden international century has helped Australia to a 17th-straight one-day international victory and secured the ser…