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West Indies v England, 2nd T20, Barbados

England pay for Powerplay flops

Mar 12, 2014: Such are England's problems in utilising the first six overs of their batting innings that matches are often decided in that period and the biggest hole they have is at No. 3

George Dobell in Barbados

West Indies v England, 1st T20, Barbados

Bopara, Sammy and Samuels fined for verbal showdown

Mar 11, 2014: England batsman Ravi Bopara and West Indians Marlon Samuels and Darren Sammy have been fined for their verbal altercation during the first T20 in Barbados on Sunday

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v England, 3rd ODI, Antigua

Spectators deserve a better pitch

Mar 4, 2014: The pitch in Antigua, which will be used for the third time, is doing the spectator few favours but all the players can do is take their chance. Ravi Bopara did that two days ago, winning a game he may not have done in the past

George Dobell in Antigua

West Indies v England, 2nd ODI, Antigua

Bopara and Parry give cause for optimism

Mar 2, 2014: When you've been in the slump England have endured any win is gratefully received. Some their batting raised more concerns, but the bowler, fielding and Ravi Bopara's calmness impressed

George Dobell in Antigua

West Indies v England, 2nd ODI, Antigua

Enigma Bopara stays cool in tricky chase

Mar 2, 2014: Ravi Bopara has been an England batting enigma but he was calmness personified in Antigua as England batsmen flapped all around him and his unbeaten 38 secured a desperately-needed victory in a mundane contest.

The Report by David Hopps

Australia v England, 5th ODI, Adelaide

Captains uncertain over Bopara stumping

Jan 26, 2014: Both Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke admitted to confusion about the pivotal stumping of Ravi Bopara during England's run chase

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Australia v England, 5th ODI, Adelaide

Australia hit back for five-run win

Jan 26, 2014: Brilliant for much of this summer, Australia settled for simply being the lucky country on their national day, as a fortuitous moment at the pointy end of the final ODI effectively handed the hosts a fourth limited-overs victory out of five

The Report by Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

Australia v England, 4th ODI, Perth

Stokes gives Cook cause to smile

Jan 24, 2014: It was a long time coming but England finally beat Australia and it was the all-round performance of Ben Stokes that went a long way to ending the barren run

Vithushan Ehantharajah at the WACA

Australia v England, 1st ODI, Melbourne

Important series for Test wannabes

Jan 10, 2014: Far from an afterthought after an Ashes drubbing, this ODI series holds great importance for several players striving for five-day cricket

Vithushan Ehantharajah

Big Bash League 2013-14

'Stronger' Bopara wants Test spot

Dec 20, 2013: After a halting first experience of combat against Australia, Ravi Bopara is adamant he can return to Test cricket for England, and has the tale of his Sydney Sixers team-mate Steven Smith as a source of encouragement to do so.

Daniel Brettig

Dhaka Premier Division 2013-14

Morgan stars in Gazi Tank's title win

Nov 29, 2013: A round-up of the Dhaka Premier Division games played on November 29

ESPNcricinfo staff

Dhaka Premier Division, 2013-14

Raqibul leads Gazi Tank to victory

Nov 23, 2013: A round-up of the Dhaka Premier Division matches played on November 23, 2013

Mohammad Isam

Dhaka Premier Division, 2013-14

Gazi Tank maintain top position with big win

Nov 22, 2013: A round-up of the Dhaka Premier Division matches played on November 22, 2013

Mohammad Isam

Australia news

Bopara signs up for BBL

Nov 8, 2013: England allrounder Ravi Bopara has signed up to play for the Sydney Sixers in this season's Big Bash League

ESPNcricinfo staff

Essex v Glamorgan, Chelmsford, 4th day

Draw dents Essex promotion hopes

Sep 19, 2013: Essex's hopes of winning promotion virtually came to an end when they could only draw their Championship Division Two match with Glamorgan at Chelmsford

The Morgan-Bopara impetus to England's line-up

Sep 6, 2013: The presence of these two batsmen has made England's lower middle order more explosive, and given the team a more formidable look in ODIs

S Rajesh

Ireland v England, RSA Challenge, Malahide

Morgan, Bopara tons see off Ireland challenge

Sep 3, 2013: Eoin Morgan, who grew up playing his cricket at Malahide, produced a scintillating career-best hundred to ensure the visitors chased down a testing total with a convincing seven overs to spare

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

Lancashire v Essex, YB40 Group B, Old Trafford

Bopara form well timed for England

Aug 26, 2013: Ravi Bopara warmed up for England's two-match Twenty20 series against Australia later this week, and the NatWest series to follow, with 130 against Lancashire at Old Trafford, his highest List A county score since June 2008

Essex v Derbyshire, YB40 Group B, Colchester

Bopara keeps Essex on course

Aug 25, 2013: Ravi Bopara warmed-up for the forthcoming one-day international series between England and Australia by scoring 88 as Essex beat Derbyshire by 107 runs at Colchester.

Surrey v Essex, YB40 Group B, The Oval

Bopara century keeps Essex in contention

Aug 2, 2013: Ravi Bopara's brilliant 115 not out from 94 balls, well supported by 65 from Greg Smith, swept Essex to a seven-wicket win against Surrey at The Oval which keeps them well in contention in Yorkshire Bank 40 Group B

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