George Dobell

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Jonny Bairstow prepares to resume behind the stumps

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

Bairstow the keeper makes a mark

In Chittagong the England wicketkeeper produced one of his best-ever shows with the gloves in extremely trying conditions. This, while breaking a major batting record

Zafar Ansari took a return catch to remove Ben Stokes

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

Ansari set for Test debut in Dhaka

Despite having a decent County Championship season at best, Zafar Ansari has impressed the England management with his temperament and all-round skills, and is in line to play his maiden Test

James Anderson finished with 5 for 58

England in India 2016-17

Anderson's absence could extend to December

England may be without James Anderson for the first three Tests in India as he continues his recovery from the shoulder problem which has hampered him since midway through the English season

Ben Stokes goes through the off side

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

Stokes' development against spin 'top class'

England coach Trevor Bayliss has praised Ben Stokes' work ethic and resilience, and believes he could develop into one of the "all-time best allrounders"

Alastair Cook had much to ponder

Bangladesh v England, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Cook hints at bowler changes for second Test

The DRS was a vital component of the Chittagong Test - with a record 26 on-field decisions being reviewed by the players - and Kumar Dharmasena was especially in the spotlight

Alastair Cook had much to ponder

Bangladesh v England, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Chittagong awaits a heartstopping climax

A tense night awaits before a thoroughly absorbing Test reveals whether Bangladesh or England will emerge victorious

There weren't many spectators in to watch the floodlit Championship match

County news

Floodlit Championship set for end of June

The ECB are planning to stage a round of Championship matches under lights at the end of June next season as England prepare for their first day-night Test

Ben Stokes followed his wickets with a vital innings

Bangladesh v England, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

England's problem child has grown up

Ben Stokes has been the difference between England and Bangladesh in conditions where he has not always prospered