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Ramprakash, Trott eye India's batting coach role

Some of the Indian names who have applied for the post are Pravin Amre, Amol Muzumdar, Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Vikram Rathour

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Back to the grind

India in West Indies 2019

India's Test dilemmas: Rohit or Rahane? Saha or Pant?

It will be their first Test match in eight months, and while quite a few players select themselves, some spots remain up for grabs

'Don't think us batsmen have lived up to the standard' - Kohli

The India captain also believes competition in Test cricket "has gone up at least two-fold over the last couple of years"

Lara focused on sharpening West Indies' mental approach

The former captain is highly impressed by the current crop of Test cricketers and feels they can reach another level if they were mentally stronger

Ban reduced

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Interview - 'I'll not give up cricket for the next five years'

Having got a fresh lease on his playing life, the 36-year old Sreesanth wants to set an example

Sreesanth's ban reduced, to end in September 2020

BCCI ombudsman rules in favour of bowler, saying his playing career is nearly over and he has already suffered enough

England v Australia

3rd Test, Headingley

Concussed Smith out of Headingley Test

Australia batsman yet to fully recover after being struck on the neck by a bouncer at Lord's

Here to win Ashes not engage in bouncer war -Langer

Australia coach says team won't be swayed from pre-series plans for how to win in England

Travis Head brings out the stem guard after blow to Smith

Some Australia players added stem guards - which will likely be made mandatory by CA in the next year - to their helmets mid-way through Lord's

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England v Australia

3rd Test, Headingley

Roy 'suited to middle order' but change unlikely

England set to stick with same side but could consider bringing in Sam Curran for Chris Woakes

Butcher's preferred top order for Headingley

Mark Butcher discusses how England's top four batsmen should line up before the third Ashes Test at Headingley.


Ask Steven

Stats and trivia q&a

What is the yellow symbol the Australian players have on their shirt collars?

Also, what's the longest spell by a fast bowler in a Test?

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Robinson departs

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England women part company with Mark Robinson

Head coach leaves after almost fours years in the role, having overseen 2017 World Cup success

In the news

Sri Lanka v New Zealand

Fernando: SL are winning, but it's in spite of the system

From the national coaches' unending job insecurity to a bloated domestic competition, there's a lot that's not right with SL cricket. When will this change?


Akila, Williamson reported for suspect bowling actions

This is the second time the Sri Lanka offspinner has been reported in ten months, so if he fails his assessment, he stands to be suspended for a year

Williamson, Boult rested for SL T20Is; Southee to lead

Squad includes fit-again big-hitting keeper-batsman Tim Seifert and three spin options in Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle and Ish Sodhi

Award winners

West Indies news

Holder and Dottin dominate CWI awards

Shai Hope named ODI Player of the Year while the T20 Player of the Year award goes to Keemo Paul

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