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Duckett double-ton as Lions smash records

Ben Duckett and Daniel Bell-Drummond smashed their way into the record books with the second-highest List A partnership in the world as England Lions cruised to a 140 run win over Sri Lanka A at

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1257dDavid Hopps at New Road

Bopara enjoys his chance to build rather than blast

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

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1262dVithushan Ehantharajah at Taunton

Lions victory points to healthy domestic game

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.

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1421dAndrew Fidel Fernando in Colombo

Kerrigan starts out on path to redemption

So highly rated in county cricket but so emphatically embarrassed in his first Test at the Oval last year, Simon Kerrigan delivered an incisive spell in Colombo that may light his path to redemption.

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1431dAlex Winter in Dambulla

Lions ready for up-country spin test

England Lions have arrived in Sri Lanka's northern-most cricketing outpost hoping to wrap up the unofficial Test series

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1437dAlex Winter in Pallekele

Woakes puts Lions in firm control

Chris Woakes was dropped from the one-day team, had a modest Test debut and did not make the Ashes cut. But as captain of England Lions he reminded the selectors of his ability in Kandy

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Woakes to lead England Lions tour

Chris Woakes, the Warwickshire allrounder who made his Test debut at the Oval in August, has been named captain of England Lions for the tour of Sri Lanka in February.