Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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Alastair Cook walks after falling lbw for 1 to Sachithra Senanayake (right, with Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews)

Sri Lanka vs England: Alastair Cook stays at the helm despite another wretched performance

Moores admits other selectors might differ but keeps faith with struggling captain after England concede one-day series with comprehensive defeat to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka vs England: Alastair Cook safe barring a mutiny

Cook made two vital errors but it will take a lot to see him demoted

Ben Stokes underwent surgery on a broken wrist suffered when he punched a locker

England's struggling Ben Stokes and green Harry Gurney set for World Cup heartbreak

Stokes has lost his way since breaking his hand

Joe Root hits out on his way to a match-winning century for England yesterday

England vs Sri Lanka: Root pulls the strings as England cruise to win

Sri Lanka 239 England 240-5: England averted the mother of all muck-ups

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

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

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

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