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England's home season 2011

Strauss handed six-week break

Andrew Strauss has been given a complete break from all cricket until Middlesex's tour match against Sri Lanka on May 16

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World Cup 2011

Flower cautions on hasty decisions

Andy Flower, the England team director, has admitted brief discussions with Andrew Strauss over the captain's future in one-day internationals

Sri Lanka v England, World Cup 2011, quarter-final, Colombo

Tharanga and Dilshan crush England

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga put their team within touching distance of the World Cup semi-finals, as they overcame a tricky start to their innings to lay into England's bowlers with an unbeaten first-wicket stand of 132

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World Cup 2011

Strauss was aware of Yardy's depression

Andrew Strauss has said he knew Michael Yardy was struggling with depression before Yardy took the decision to withdraw from the World Cup and fly home

Sri Lanka v England, World Cup 2011, quarter-final, Colombo

Contrasting campaigners prepare to do or die

England are back in the knock-outs for the first time in four World Cups, and given the excitement they have served up in the past month, their Colombo encounter once again has the makings of a humdinger

Sri Lanka v England, World Cup 2011, Colombo

Muralitharan fit for quarter-final

Sri Lanka received a huge boost ahead of their World Cup quarter-final match against England on Saturday when their key spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was declared fit to play

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World Cup 2011

Bresnan undergoes scan on calf

Tim Bresnan has had a scan on his calf after experiencing discomfort as England prepare for their World Cup quarter-final against Sri Lanka