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Joe Root takes a close look at the wicket and relays his findings to his under-pressure captain Alastair Cook, right, Jos Buttler, centre, and bowling coach Ottis Gibson

Series that is crucial for the future of the current regime of Cook and coach Peter Moores

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Steven Davies in action for Surrey

Surrey 563-7 dec Glamorgan 124-2

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Devendra Bishoo has won only 11 caps but in his last five games for Guyana has taken 37 wickets

Wrist spin has long been a bête noire for England batsmen

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Moeen Ali will replace James Tredwell when he comes into the England side

All-rounder set to be sole change in side that failed to bowl out West Indies twice

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Kate Cross playing for Heywood against Clifton in the Lancashire League on Sunday

England woman makes history with three wickets in her Central Lancashire League debut

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The 20-year-old reportedly gained consciousness but later suffered cardiac arrest

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Kevin Pietersen made his return to county cricket with Sussex on Sunday

Waugh says Pietersen is not in form and would not class him among the world's best

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Moeen Ali was a revelation for England last summer

He was a revelation last summer, presenting credentials as an authentic all-rounder

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Surrey player Kevin Pietersen makes his way to the wicket during day one off the LV County Championships Division Two match between Glamorgan and Surrey

COMMENT: It feels as if this Ashes summer will be about preserving dignity and avoiding a whitewash

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Kevin Pietersen in action for Surrey on Sunday

 

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Famous name does not affect Fabian as he forges career at Kent – or his brother Julius in music industry.

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Cook must start scoring centuries in this series if he is to continue as England’s captain

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Jason Holder celebrates reaching his maiden Test century

England 399 and 333-7 dec, West Indies 295 and 350-7

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James Anderson celebrates after equalling Ian Botham's wicket record for England

Sir Ian Botham took his 383rd Test wicket in 1992 in his 100th Test – the same  as Anderson

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Alastair Cook looks on after being caught for 13

From Alastair Cook's form to James Anderson and the rest of the bowling attack

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Richie Benaud has died, aged 84

Diary of a cricket obsessive

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James Anderson celebrates becoming England's leading Test wicket-taker

Anderson struck with the second ball of his fourth over to dismiss Samuels

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Andrew Flintoff said one thing he got right was to pick Alastair Cook in his first Test as England captain

Former Ashes winner says England coach is 'an amazing bloke'

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Gary Ballance (right) plays a shot to fine leg on the way to his century

England 399 & 333-7 dec West Indies 295 & 98-2

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Alastair Cookreacts after being dismissed by Sulieman Benn

The former England captain praised the form of Cook seconds before his second-innings dismissal against the West Indies

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Floyd Mayweather hits the speed bag as he poses for photographers ahead of the big fight
BOXING Unbeaten American has made the claim 11 days before $300m Pacquiao megafight
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Jay Hart (right) in action for Clitheroe FC
FOOTBALL Jay Hart, formerly of Clitheroe FC, has apologised and begged his girlfriend for forgiveness
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Arsene Wenger is confronted by the fan
The Arsenal supporter who raced to the touchline on New Year's Day was also fined £500
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Ayrton Senna in his Lotus during the 1985 season
Formula 1Ayrton Senna won the Portuguese Grand Prix to step on top of the podium for the first time 30 years ago today
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Mario Balotelli reacts to defeat to Aston Villa
FOOTBALLThen reinstated, only for the club to spell his name 'Ballotelli'
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Mourinho was reeling after being told the Belgian wasn't playing...
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'New strip' for 2015/16 looks very like a former Chelsea jersey
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Joe Root takes a close look at the wicket and relays his findings to his under-pressure captain Alastair Cook, right, Jos Buttler, centre, and bowling coach Ottis Gibson
cricketEngland vs West Indies Second TestSeries that is crucial for the future of the current regime of Cook and coach Peter Moores
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Devendra Bishoo has won only 11 caps but in his last five games for Guyana has taken 37 wickets
England to face trial by leg-spin
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Moeen Ali will replace James Tredwell when he comes into the England side
All-rounder set to be sole change in side that failed to bowl out West Indies twice
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Surrey player Kevin Pietersen makes his way to the wicket during day one off the LV County Championships Division Two match between Glamorgan and Surrey
COMMENTIt feels as if this Ashes summer will be about preserving dignity and avoiding a whitewash, says Ian Herbert
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Kate Cross playing for Heywood against Clifton in the Lancashire League on Sunday
England woman makes history with three wickets in her Central Lancashire League debut
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Joe Launchbury
Rugby UnionREACTION Joe Launchbury returns from six-month lay-off but Aaron Cruden faces World Cup heartache
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Formula 1 Hamilton said he never felt unbeatable despite winning nine of the last 11 races
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Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix
REPORTBahrain Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari sandwiched between Mercedes pair
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Tennis Monte Carlo Masters: Victory over Tomas Berdych in final sees remarkable start to year continue
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Moeen Ali was a revelation for England last summer
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Kevin Pietersen made his return to county cricket with Sussex on Sunday
Former Australia captain Steve Waugh says exiled batsman is 'no longer a great player'
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