Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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England vs Sri Lanka report: Chris Woakes provides England ray of hope in the rain

Now batsmen will have to deliver when play resumes on Thursday

Sri Lanka vs England: Joe Root retains faith it will turn out nice again for England

Cook returns for today’s must-win game – with Hales set to be dropped

James Taylor

James Taylor: 'I can smash the ball over the ropes so height doesn't matter'

Diminutive Taylor vows to make big impression for England and prove doubters wrong

Leading man: Michael Clarke appears to be winning his battle with a hamstring injury

Australia vs India: Game must go on, bouncers and all

Phillip Hughes’ tragedy throws a macabre focus on Adelaide Oval Test

Eoin Morgan during England practice on Friday

Sri Lanka vs England: Time for captain Morgan to deliver

Out-of-form stand-in England skipper backs himself ahead of fourth ODI

The clouds continue to gather above Alastair Cook despite England’s victory on Wednesday

Sri Lanka vs England: Alastair Cook banned but guaranteed to walk straight back to the top

Morgan to stand in on Sunday after England captain hit for slow over rate yet Moores not tempted by long-term chang

The Australia cricket captain, Michael Clarke, gathers himself while paying tribute to Phillip Hughes during his team-mate’s funeral service in Macksville, New South Wales

Phillip Hughes funeral: Michael Clarke struggled to speak but what he said was beautiful and brilliant

Australia captain has handled aftermath of friend's death better than could be expected, typified by tribute at Hughes' funeral

England cricketer Jos Buttler plays a shot during the third One Day International

Sri Lanka vs England match report: Joe Root, Jos Buttler and large helping of luck steer England to timely win

England beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in rain-hit contest

Alastair Cook shows his frustration as England’s nets session in Hambantota is cancelled due to a thunderstorm on Tuesday

Sri Lanka vs England ODI preview: Pressure on Alastair Cook to deliver overdue England win

The third ODI of the series takes place on Wednesday

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