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Bopara's confidence remains undimmed

Sep 26, 2014: His omission from the series against India was a surprise, but now Ravi Bopara is back in the England one-day side and is desperate to cement his place for the World Cup

Alan Gardner

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Taylor and Bopara named for Sri Lanka tour

Sep 24, 2014: James Taylor has been given the chance to make a late claim for a place in England's World Cup squad and Ravi Bopara has the opportunity to revive his one-day career

Andrew McGlashan

England news

Selectors persuaded to keep Cook

Sep 23, 2014: Alastair Cook looks set to benefit from the steadfast support of England coach Peter Moores and retain his place in the ODI side

George Dobell

India in England 2014

England call up Jason Roy for T20

Aug 31, 2014: Surrey batsman Jason Roy has been named in England's squad for the one-off Twenty20 international against India on September 7

George Dobell

England news

Bopara omission a surprise - Giles

Aug 19, 2014: Ashley Giles, the former England one-day coach, was surprised by the omission of Ravi Bopara from the squad to face India but believes it will stem from concerns over how his bowling would cope at the World Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Hales in, Bopara out of ODI squad

Aug 18, 2014: England have included Alex Hales in their ODI squad for the forthcoming series against India, with Ravi Bopara dropped as England focus their minds on preparing for the World Cup

Alan Gardner

England Lions v Sri Lanka A, Tri-series, New Road

Bopara enjoys his chance to build rather than blast

Aug 11, 2014: To many observers, the England Lions top six contesting the Royal London triangular series against Sri Lanka A and New Zealand A loses little in comparison with the senior side

David Hopps at New Road

England Lions v Sri Lanka A, Tri-series, Taunton

Lions victory points to healthy domestic game

Aug 6, 2014: England Lions started off their Triangular Series with New Zealand and Sri Lanka with the sort of win that suggests, for all the sniping, the domestic game is in good order.

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Taunton

Gloucestershire v Essex, NatWest T20 Blast, Cheltenham

Dent hands Essex rare defeat

Jul 20, 2014: Chris Dent hammered an unbeaten 55 off just 23 balls as Gloucestershire produced a shock NatWest T20 Blast victory Essex

Press Association

Essex v Hampshire, Colchester, 4th day

Bopara sees outgrounds as spin solution

Jul 16, 2014: Spin bowling in England might be perceived to be in decline but Ravi Bopara suggested that outgrounds could hold part of the answer as he countered the turn found by Danny Briggs and Liam Dawson

Ivo Tennant at Castle Park

Essex v Hampshire, Colchester, 3rd day

Essex miss a crucial chance

Jul 15, 2014: An unproductive start to the season has left Essex playing catch-up with little margin for error and they missed a golden opportunity to put Hampshire under significant pressure at Colchester

Ryan Bailey at Castle Park

Essex v Gloucestershire, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Gloucs flattened by Ryder and Bopara

Jun 30, 2014: Essex demonstrated the benefits of attritional batting as they amassed a considerable lead over Gloucestershire

Ryan Bailey in Chelmsford

England news

Bopara 'empty' at Test non-selection

Jun 26, 2014: Ravi Bopara admitted he woke up feeling empty the day after England's ODI series against Sri Lanka finished.

George Dobell

NatWest T20 Blast countdown

T20 keeps Kieswetter in mind

Jun 16, 2014: The class of Craig Kieswetter and Ravi Bopara lead ESPNcricinfo's countdown of the things that mattered in the latest round of NatWest T20 Blast matches

Tim Wigmore

Hampshire v Essex, Ageas Bowl, 1st day

Bopara limits Hants but host on top

Jun 15, 2014: Ravi Bopara slipped through the Hampshire middle order to reduce the hosts to 286 but Essex finished the opening day on the back foot after being reduced to 55 for 2.

Press Association

Kent v Essex, NatWest T20 Blast, Canterbury

Brilliant Bopara takes Essex joint top

Jun 11, 2014: Ravi Bopara's non selection for England is very much Essex's gain who have him in the form of his life. He smashed 81 in just 44 balls to send Essex joint top of the South Group of the NatWest T20

Ryan Bailey at Canterbury

Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 2nd day

Bopara, Westley answer coach's call

Jun 8, 2014: Ravi Bopara and Tom Westley both recorded unbeaten centuries as Essex made a strong statement in reply to Kent's first-innings 387

David Lloyd at Canterbury

England v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Old Trafford

Seventh ball the charm for Anderson

May 28, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the third ODI

Andrew McGlashan at Old Trafford

Nat West T20 Blast

Spot fixing issue clouds T20 launch

May 17, 2014: It tells you everything about the current climate in televised cricket that Ravi Bopara should follow his excellent matchwinning innings by fielding questions about match fixing

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

Bopara intent on clearing the ropes

Mar 26, 2014: Though England's batting has been less than stable in recent past and defeat in their next game against Sri Lanka could bring their World T20 campaign, Ravi Bopara is ready for the problems faced by a finisher in the shortest format

Alan Gardner in Chittagong
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