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  England Lions handed innings defeat by India A  
  Shreevats Goswami: You have to accept the reality and instead work hard and get inspired to reach there  
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  England will wait for Tom Moores as Nottinghamshire youngster works his way from the back of the queue  
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  Gabriel's on-field comments result in four-match ban  
  TEST MATCH TALKING POINTS: 16 years since a consolation victory and dropped catches  
  There's nothing like the present for Chris Green as he aims to take Big Bash form into PSL with Multan Sultans  
  Glenn Maxwell calls demotion to No.7 in Australia batting order 'pretty valid'  
  Stuart Broad to captain MCC against Surrey in Champion County match  
  Aussie youngster Will Pucovski set to make return amidst mental health treatment  
  Pat Cummins wins 2019 Allan Border Medal at Australian Cricket awards  
  Alyssa Healy cleans up at the Australian Cricket Awards  
  Can Keaton Jennings come back? Four batsmen who made successful returns to Test cricket  
  'In many ways, Howell is reinvigorating the art of the slower ball'  
  PCB 'disappointed' Australia reject chance to play ODI series in Pakistan  
  Immediate international returns on the cards for Steve Smith and David Warner  
  Pope and Hain show mettle to guide England Lions to draw  
  Middlesex sign Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman  
  Australia opener Matt Renshaw signs up to play for Kent in County Championship  
  Daniel Vettori to leave Brisbane Heat at end of the Big Bash season  
  'Bad bout of vertigo' during Big Bash match puts Nathan Coulter-Nile in hospital  
  Mohammad Amir returns to Essex for stint during 2019 Vitality Blast  
  England Women name Sarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt in squad for India ODIs  
  Chris Gayle named in West Indies ODI squad to face England  
  Northants sign West Indies captain Jason Holder  
  THE GOOGLY: Whatever next for England? Double capitulation leaves so many questions in Ashes year  
  Leicestershire chief executive targets promotion in first year on the job  
  Points deduction wrangle continues in Staffordshire as Burslem face suspension at the hands of league-wide vote  
  Sarfraz Ahmed to remain Pakistan captain for World Cup despite racism storm  
  Brendon McCullum to retire at the end of 2019 to move into coaching  
  New BOLA Professional bowling machine launched for 2019  
  Paine backs Warner and Smith to make Ashes impact: I see them having a huge part in us winning the series  
  Jason Holder suspended for third Test for slow over rate during second match  
  Aussie selector Greg Chappell to retire after 2019 Ashes  
  Sarfraz Ahmed argues that he 'never wanted to say something racist' to Andile Phehlukwayo  
  'We wanted to do it for him': Holder dedicates victory to Alzarri Joseph after death of his mother  
  Curran brothers and Ben Foakes sign new contracts with Surrey  
  England send Ben Foakes for X-ray on hand after wicketkeeper was struck by Shannon Gabriel delivery  
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  PCB chief Ehsan Mani calls ICC decision to ban Sarfraz Ahmed for racist taunt 'utter nonsense'  
  Sir Garfield Sobers: I'm a Stokes supporter  
  Will Pucovski leaves Australia squad to focus on mental health  
  THE GOOGLY: Are England preparing to fail by failing to prepare properly for Test series abroad?  
  No Test debut for Stoinis as Australia go with unchanged team for second match against Sri Lanka  
  Sussex sign Pakistan seamer Mir Hamza for 2019 County Championship  
  Tim Paine: Australia's batsmen 'working their backsides off' to score Test hundreds  
  Keaton Jennings calls England first Test loss to West Indies a 'reality check'  
  Durham appoint James Franklin to lead coaching programme  
  Denly to make Test debut and replace Jennings for second match against West Indies  
  Will T20 cricket, like football, find a way of rewarding failure among its coaches?  
  Men's and women's T20 World Cup 2020 fixtures released  
  What next for England? Our writers pick their XIs for the second Test in Antigua  
  Somerset to vote with ECB on Hundred plans: We don't see the benefit of standing out on a matter of principle  
  Captain Paras Khadka hits Nepal's maiden ODI century to seal first-ever series win  
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