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Warwickshire v Notts, Specsavers Championship Div One, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Chopra fears for his Warwickshire future

Jun 28, 2016: Varun Chopra could be forgiven for the look of confusion on his face when asked "what's gone wrong?" in his Warwickshire career

George Dobell at Edgbaston

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Rapid Mills could earn first England call

Jun 12, 2016: Tymal Mills, the Sussex left-arm fast bowler capable of topping 90mph, could earn an England call-up for next month's T20I against Sri Lanka when the limited-overs squads are named on Monday

George Dobell and Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Bayliss wants more wicket-taking threat

May 31, 2016: They may have won the Investec Test series with a game to spare, but head coach Trevor Bayliss believes England still have "a long way to go" before they can compete with the best teams in the world

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street

Northern challenge set to give Sri Lanka the shivers

May 26, 2016: ESPNcricinfo previews the second Test between England and Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street

The Preview by Andrew Miller

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street

Compton admits he's playing for his Test future

May 25, 2016: Nick Compton has admitted he is playing for his future in the final two Tests of the Investec series against Sri Lanka

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street

Woakes and Ball vie to fill Stokes void

May 25, 2016: One of Chris Woakes or Jake Ball will step into the shoes of Ben Stokes at Chester-le-Street knowing that a huge opportunity is before them

George Dobell

Hampshire v Nottinghamshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Ageas Bowl, 1st day

Ball clocks up the miles on the England beat

May 22, 2016: Jake Ball has clocked up nearly 600 miles switching from his Test call-up from England to a couple of days county cricket at the Ageas Bowl - and there might not even be a Test debut at the end of it

Vithushan Ehantharajah at the Ageas Bowl

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Ball 'nearly chucked up' when told of England call

May 13, 2016: It wasn't quite a 'Malcolm Devon' moment, when in 1989 Ted Dexter, then England's chairman of selectors, got into a muddle over the fast bowler's name, but there was some uncertainty as Trevor Bayliss met England's latest pace bowler, Jake Ball for the fi

Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Broad, Sangakkara back Ball to make grade

May 12, 2016: Jake Ball, England's newest seam-bowling recruit, has been given a vote of confidence by two veteran Test cricketers, Stuart Broad and Kumar Sangakkara

Andrew Miller

Sri Lanka in England 2016

England selectors take calm view to batting questions

May 12, 2016: Despite much debate, England's first Test squad of the season includes minor tweaks rather than any major overhauls which is a prudent outcome

George Dobell

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Vince and Ball earn England Test calls

May 12, 2016: The Hampshire batsman James Vince and Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball have been handed their maiden Test call-ups

Andrew McGlashan

England news

Jake Ball soaking in his 'whirlwind' rise

May 10, 2016: Until last season, Jake Ball struggled for a regular place in Nottinghamshire's County Championship side. Now he is on the brink of an England call-up

Tim Wigmore

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Lees digs in to help Yorkshire weather Ball burst

May 2, 2016: Alex Lees scored an unbeaten 91 for the defending champions as Yorkshire reached stumps on 170 for 4 in their first innings, still 91 runs adrift of the home side

ECB Reporters Network

Lancashire v Notts, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, 4th day

Procter and Petersen give Old Trafford reason to roar

Apr 20, 2016: Luke Procter and Alviro Petersen put on 61 runs for the third wicket to seal a victory as complete as any that has ushered in a new season at Old Trafford

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Notts v Surrey, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Notts show impressive fortitude after Taylor shock

Apr 12, 2016: After the shock of James Taylor's retirement, it was an impressive show of character fro Nottinghamshire to close out victory

George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire v Surrey, Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Harinath's fight gives Surrey hope of escape

Apr 12, 2016: Arun Harinath and Kumar Sangakkara led the Surrey fightback on the third day of their match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge

George Dobell

England Lions in UAE 2015-16

Joe Clarke earns Lions call; Vince captain

Sep 16, 2015: Joe Clarke, the 19-year-old Worcestershire batsman, has been included in the England Lions squad for their Twenty20 series against Pakistan A in December

Andrew McGlashan

Notts v Warwickshire, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Nottinghamshire transformation has homegrown appeal

Aug 23, 2015: Nottinghamshire's season has been transformed since Peter Moores joined the coaching staff and trust in homegrown pace bowlers has played a large part in that

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge

Notts v Sussex, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Gurney's five hurtles Nottinghamshire to first win

Jun 3, 2015: Five wickets for Harry Gurney - a career-best 5 for 43 in fact - ensured that the magnificent contribution of the two rookie pace bowlers, Luke Wood and Jake Ball, was made to count as Sussex were finished off in 32 overs

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge

Notts v Sussex, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Homegrown talent gives Notts chance of first victory

Jun 2, 2015: Two days still remain in this match, the weather is at last warming up and batting conditions will become easier, yet you suspect that Nottinghamshire's lead will be enough to break their duck for the season

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge
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