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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Root ton helps England seal series

As England were spinning to defeat in the third Test against Pakistan, the next generation had just secured an encouraging victory on the subcontinent

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Four added to Lions squad

England Lions' winter tour continues to Sri Lanka with a five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka A beginning on January 27. After losing 3-2 to Bangladesh A the Lions have made four changes to the squad.


Sri Lanka A edge high-scoring battle

Sri Lanka A edged a high-scoring day at Trent Bridge, chasing down a rain-reduced target of 272 with five wickets to spare to beat Nottinghamshire

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Root helps Lions move into lead

A 98-run opening stand and a composed half-century from England Lions opener Joe Root put the hosts 92 runs ahead at stumps on the third day in Scarborough

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Silva sparkles before quicks strike back

As the senior England side did against India, the Lions fought back when a match appeared to be drifting away from them against Sri Lanka A at Scarborough

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Sri Lankans crumble to hand Leicestershire advantage

Leicestershire surged to a clear advantage over Sri Lanka A on the second day at Grace Road, Wayne White picking up four wickets and Greg Smith reach an unbeaten fifty to secure a 258-run lead