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New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel takes all 10 wickets in Test against India

The New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel has become only the third bowler to pick up all 10 wickets in an innings in international cricket, achieving

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2011 and all that: England’s last Ashes win in Australia still feels like a dream | Andy Bull

On Friday 7 January, 2011, Mike Skinner posted a short new video on YouTube; it showed him asleep on his sofa, an empty tea cup

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Yorkshire part company with entire coaching staff in wake of racism scandal

Long-serving director of cricket Martyn Moxon and head coach Andrew Gale have left Yorkshire, along with the entire coaching team, the club have announced. Moxon

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Pat Cummins: the pace-bowling captain who could prove a pioneer | Ali Martin

He’s the blue-eyed boy whose elevation to the Australian Test captaincy has been met with universal approval among the locals but Pat Cummins still largely

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When England last won an Ashes Test in Brisbane 35 years ago

Even by his standards, Ian Botham crammed a lot into the 12 months before the 1986-87 Ashes tour: a charity walk from John O’Groats to

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Cecilia Robinson obituary

When the cricketer Cecilia Robinson, who has died aged 97, made her Test debut against Australia in Adelaide in 1949, it was over a decade

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Stuart Broad labels Ashes opener ‘a lottery’ after limited buildup

Stuart Broad labelled next week’s Ashes curtain raiser at the Gabba a lottery given the lack of meaningful time in the middle for both England

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Chris Woakes believes Ashes sledging will avoid Rafiq and Paine crises

Chris Woakes has insisted England’s and Australia’s recent off-field scandals will be off-limits when it comes to sledging out in the middle during the Ashes.

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Ben Stokes finds some bowling form as rain abates to let England play

The importance of Ben Stokes to England’s Ashes campaign can scarcely be overstated and so the all-rounder’s first outing in the middle for four months