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England in New Zealand 2017-18

Craig Overton called up to England ODI squad

Feb 19, 2018: Craig Overton has been drafted into England's one-day squad after Liam Plunkett was ruled out with a hamstring injury.

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The Ashes 2017-18

Moeen's horror, Broad's toil, and Malan's silver lining

Jan 8, 2018: It was another bruising Ashes campaign down under for England who had moments in each of the five Tests they couldn't take advantage of. Have any players left with enhanced reputations and who is looking over their shoulder?

George Dobell

Australia v England, The Ashes 2017-18, 4th Test, Melbourne

Overton out of Boxing Day Test with fractured rib

Dec 24, 2017: England have options in Surrey seamer Tom Curran and Mark Wood as Overton's replacement

George Dobell in Melbourne

The Ashes 2017-18

Ferocity of Ashes gives Stoneman "different take" on Australians

Dec 20, 2017: Mark Stoneman has shown impressive guts and determination in the Ashes but admitted he had not before faced attack with such sustained hostility as the Australians

George Dobell

The Ashes 2017-18

My brother's batterings helped me bear the pain - Overton

Dec 19, 2017: Craig Overton ignored the danger of a punctured lung - and put it all down to a twin brother who may one day join him in the England side

George Dobell in Perth

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth, 5th day

Bayliss plays down Overton, Broad concerns

Dec 18, 2017: The England coach praised the resolve shown by Craig Overton after he played through the pain of a broken rib during the third Test at the WACA

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Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth, 3rd day

Sense of inevitability to England's toil and trouble

Dec 16, 2017: As Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh marched on the thought dawned that, while England require 16 more wickets to win this match, you wonder if they'll take 16 more in the series

George Dobell in Perth

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

Anderson's rare overstep sums up England's day

Dec 16, 2017: England thought they might have had a chance with a review for lbw against Steven Smith... Until it was shown James Anderson had delivered a rare front-foot no-ball

Andrew Miller and S Rajesh

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth

Overton plays on despite cracked rib

Dec 16, 2017: Craig Overton was diagnosed with a cracked rib after aggravating an injury sustained when he was hit by Pat Cummins while batting in Adelaide

George Dobell in Perth

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Ashes 2017-18, Perth

England hopes on the line at WACA's Ashes farewell

Dec 13, 2017: The last time a team came back from 0-2 to win the Ashes, Sir Don Bradman was at the forefront of that charge. Can England's batsmen strike similar form on a ground where they haven't had much success?

The Preview by Brydon Coverdale

The Ashes 2017-18

I'd never faced anything like the short barrage in Adelaide - Overton

Dec 7, 2017: Craig Overton came away with a massive bruise on his chest as a mark of his impressive efforts on debut but knows he needs to condition himself to the demands of Test cricket

George Dobell

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day

England's death by a thousand off-cutters

Dec 3, 2017: England have been hamstrung by injuries to the bowlers who could have added some extra zip to the Ashes squad, but regardless of success at home they must address the need for speed

George Dobell in Adelaide

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide

Overton's silent answer to Smith's jibe

Dec 2, 2017: Craig Overton's parents were in the 55,000-strong crowd at Adelaide to see his debut - and a memorable maiden Test wicket

George Dobell

Australia v England, 2nd Ashes Test, Adelaide

Overton in running for Test debut

Dec 1, 2017: Craig Overton looks set to make his debut in place of Jake Ball in the day-night Test at Adelaide

George Dobell at Adelaide

Cricket Australia XI v England XI, Tour match, Townsville, 3rd day

Jake Ball 'a great chance' to play in Brisbane

Nov 17, 2017: It appeared Jake Ball's chances of playing the first Test had disappeared when he rolled his ankle in Adelaide, but he could still pip Craig Overton to the final bowling slot

George Dobell in Townsville

Cricket Australia XI v England XI, Tour match, Townsville, 3rd day

England belief growing as Malan ton ticks another box

Nov 17, 2017: Dawid Malan scored his first hundred in an England shirt and though Moeen Ali and Craig Overton missed out on the chance to find form late wickets left victory in sight

George Dobell in Townsville

The Ashes 2017-18

'Mature' Overton in frame for Test debut

Nov 3, 2017: Craig Overton has described a ban handed to him for using abusive language in 2015 as "the turning point" of his career

George Dobell in Perth

The Ashes 2017-18

How would you replace Ben Stokes?

Sep 30, 2017: Ben Stokes is currently part of the Ashes squad, but England will have to start making plans for him not being there. That is easier said than done for a world-class allrounder

Andrew McGlashan

The Ashes 2017-18

Vince recalled, Stokes included in Ashes squad

Sep 27, 2017: James Vince and Gary Ballance have been recalled as part of England's 16-man Ashes party, which also includes Ben Stokes

Andrew McGlashan

Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Div One, Scarborough, 4th day

Craig Overton's hunger gives Somerset hope

Jul 6, 2017: Craig Overton stirred to excellent effect and the result was a Somerset victory that lifted them from despond and left Yorkshire deep in moody self-analysis

Paul Edwards at North Marine Road
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