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Chris Woakes struck early to remove Mahela Jayawardene

England news

Woakes set to miss New Zealand series

Chris Woakes is likely to miss England's Test series against New Zealand after suffering a setback in his recovery from the foot injury after picking up a knee problem during his recovery which has necessitated surgery.

Varun Chopra made his second Championship hundred of the season

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 4th day

Chopra hundred leaves honours even

Warwickshire and Hampshire settled for a draw at Edgbaston after a final day which had promised much but delivered only stalemate

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Jack Leaning made 76

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 3rd day

Ervine century gives Hampshire advantage

An accomplished century by Sean Ervine has given Hampshire a scent of their first victory of the season. The Zimbabwean allrounder struck a near-flawless 102 to first steer his side out of trouble and then turn the pressure on to the home team.

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Tim Ambrose drives into the off side

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Hants on top despite Ambrose century

Tim Ambrose's bullish century underpinned a Warwickshire fightback after Hampshire's seam bowlers had put their side in control on the second day of the Championship match at Edgbaston

Boyd Rankin picked up three wickets on his return

Warwickshire v Hampshire, Edgbaston, 1st day

Wheater responds to Rankin's best

Fast bowler Boyd Rankin seized a career-best 6 for 75 as Warwickshire and Hampshire exchanged blows on a fascinating opening day at Edgbaston

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The long handle as demonstrated by Brendon McCullum

County news

Further boost for T20 Blast as Bears bring in McCullum

Brendon McCullum has agreed to play seven T20s for Birmingham this summer in a deal that further allays fears that the NatWest T20 Blast will be starved of international quality

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Paul Best was the pick of England's attack with 2 for 23

County news

Best forced to retire after back injuries

Paul Best, the Warwickshire slow left-arm spinner, has been forced to retire after an injury-plagued two years. He travelled to the club's pre-season tour to the Caribbean but decided his body was not up to professional sport.

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Jim Troughton kisses the trophy after Warwickshire's Championship win

County news

Troughton back at Edgbaston

Jim Troughton, the former Warwickshire captain who was forced to retire through injury last season, will return to Edgbaston this summer as fielding coach.

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The rain clouds gather over Edgbaston

County news

Warwickshire annouce rise in profit

Warwickshire have revealed a second successive year of financial growth with a profit of £230,000 declared for the year ending September 2014, a rise from £5,000 for the previous 12 months.