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England news

One battle too far for Prior

Jul 22, 2014: The last year has not been kind to Matt Prior but that should not diminish what he achieved for England and, if his career does prove to be over, he can be remembered as a key part of the period of sustained success

George Dobell

NPS v Australia A, Quadrangular A-team one-day series

NPS bowlers set up 52-run win

Jul 22, 2014: Fifties from Alex Doolan and Chris Lynn were in vain as Australia A failed to chase down a 253-run target against National Performance Squad (NPS)

ESPNcricinfo staff

Women's cricket

NZC annual contracts for 10 women players

Jul 22, 2014: Ten of New Zealand's top women cricketers will be given annual contracts following a Memorandum of Understanding between NZC and the New Zealand Cricket Players Association

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Mind over matter for Morkel

Jul 22, 2014: Morne Morkel feels that the South Africa fast bowlers' mental strength helped them overcome the heat and humidity to take 16 wickets in the Galle Test

Firdose Moonda

Bangladesh news

Ashraful files appeal against ban

Jul 22, 2014: Mohammad Ashraful has appealed to reduce the eight-year ban slapped on him by the BPL anti-corruption tribunal for his involvement in match and spot-fixing in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League

Mohammad Isam

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

'No praise for effort had plan failed' - Ishant

Jul 22, 2014: Ishant Sharma, who has often been criticised for not taking enough wickets despite his experience, has said his labours go unappreciated outside the dressing room

ESPNcricinfo staff

India in England 2014

England need Cook, the batsman - Waugh

Jul 22, 2014: Steve Waugh, the former Australia captain, has said England captain Alastair Cook will know "deep down" that captaincy is affecting his cricket, and stressed England needed Cook more as a batsman

Amol Karhadkar

Afghanistan in Zimbabwe 2014

Sibanda dropped for remaining Afghanistan ODIs

Jul 22, 2014: Vusi Sibanda has been dropped from the Zimbabwe squad for the remaining two ODIs against Afghanistan. Richmond Mutumbami has been named as Sibanda's replacement

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia news

Marsh, Harris ruled out of Pakistan series

Jul 22, 2014: Batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of Australia's next two tours with an elbow injury, while fast bowler Ryan Harris has also been officially declared unavailable for the series against Pakistan in the UAE

Brydon Coverdale

New Zealand news

Proposed flyover near Basin Reserve turned down

Jul 22, 2014: Plans to build a flyover near the Basin Reserve ground in Wellington have been turned down by an independent board of inquiry after four months of hearings

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

Three Tests to save Cook's captaincy

Jul 21, 2014: Alastair Cook admitted his position as captain will become "untenable" if he cannot arrest his slump in batting form within the next three Tests.

George Dobell at Lord's

England news

Prior steps aside for the summer

Jul 21, 2014: Matt Prior has decided to stand down from Test cricket for the rest of the summer due to injury. Prior has been suffering from an Achilles problem and will have an operation to rectify the issue

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's 5th day

Hapless England victims of failing system

Jul 21, 2014: Previous England inadequacies were masked by a handful of excellent players but now the national side are showing the results of an environment too cosy for those whose faces fit and one that ostracises the rest

George Dobell at Lord's

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

'Jadeja should just look to hit the fast bowlers'

Jul 21, 2014: MS Dhoni spoke to the media after India's victory at Lord's

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

Dhoni decides, Ishant provides

Jul 21, 2014: MS Dhoni and Ishant Sharma reversed India's customary defensive strategies, on day five at Lord's, to help them to a landmark Test win

Sidharth Monga at Lord's

Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, Cheltenham, 1st day

Mitchell's splendid form matches surrounds

Jul 21, 2014: Daryl Mitchell carefully accumulated the fifth century of his lovely season and piloted his team to a respectable 298 for 7

Paul Edwards at Cheltenham College

Surrey v Kent, Guildford, 2nd day

Roy goes incognito in fine knock

Jul 21, 2014: Jason Roy might have welcomed a bit of anonymity on this ground a year ago. Today, though, the only tiny pity was that he played a top quality innings of 84 with the name "Solanki" on his back.

David Lloyd at Guildford

Sussex v Warwickshire, Horsham, 1st day

Cachopa settles into English life

Jul 21, 2014: On a day of national misery, maybe it was appropriate that more than 2,000 flocked to what turned into a club cricket love-in. At the picturesque Horsham, debutant Craig Cachopa gave the locals something to celebrate.

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Horsham

Yorkshire v Middlesex, Scarborough, 3rd day

Gale century insures against defeat

Jul 21, 2014: Andrew Gale helped his side insure against defeat with his second ton of the season but now hopes he has left enough time in the match for his bowlers to make it a match-winning innings

Jon Culley at North Marine Road

Derbyshire v Glamorgan, Derby, 2nd day

Footitt best destroys Glamorgan

Jul 21, 2014: Mark Footitt made another persuasive case for higher honours with an explosive spell of fast bowling that blew away Glamorgan and put Derbyshire in sight of victory after two days.

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