Umpire Rob Bailey gives the final signal to leave the field for good

County news

Umpires consider protective head visors

England's first-class umpires, concerned for their own safety in an era of ever-powerful hitting, are examining forms of protection including to the head, the heart and the back of the neck

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The order of service ahead of Phillip Hughes' funeral

Australia news

Coroner to hold inquest into Hughes' death

The New South Wales coroner will hold an inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes, who was struck on the neck by a delivery during a Sheffield Shield match at the SCG last November

Melinda Farrell at Hove

Rene Farrell claimed 3 for 17 to wrap up victory

England v Australia, 2nd Women's Ashes T20, Hove

Farrell stars as Australia reclaim Ashes

Australia secured their first Women's Ashes victory in England in 14 years with a ruthless bowling display in the second T20 in Hove

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Moeen Ali presents a high elbow and punchily drives

England news

Worcestershire open to Moeen as opener

Worcestershire have indicated their willingness to help should England decide they want to turn Moeen Ali into a Test opener in the UAE