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Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali bump fists during the recent T20 match in Cardiff

One-day series of five matches is a contest between the world champions and a team who have rediscovered self-belief and a sense of purpose

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Ben Stokes chose bat over oval-ball

As he prepares for ODI series against Australia, Richard Edwards hears how only injury prevented an oval-ball career 

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Charlotte Edwards reacts after being dismissed

As a captain, England now probably need a younger player

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Ben Stokes of England is congratulated by team mates after catching out Glenn Maxwell of Australia

England 182-5 Australia 177-8 England win by five runs

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Shane Watson, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh and Mitchell Starc are those held over from the Ashes campaign

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Eoin Morgan stretches during a nets session at Sophia Gardens

With due deference to the heroes of the West Indies, this is probably the most exciting bunch of short-form players assembled by England

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The alleged game took place in 1478

It’s as English as warm beer and village greens… but sacré bleu!

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Davidf Willey celebrates a wicket

Lancashire successfully defended a total of 166 for 7 from their 20 overs i

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There have been glimpses of that potential intermittently during the series

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Out of touch: Eoin Morgan returns to the England captaincy after a run of poor form including a string of ducks

During the Test series against Australia there were occasions when the template was in clear need of refinement

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Kshema Sangakkara (right) and son Kumar after the latter’s final match for Sri Lanka

It is a surprise in itself that a single dissenting voice has been found among the praise that reverberated around the cricket world at the news of Sangakkara's retirement – that it  belongs to his father is nothing short of spectacular

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Hampshire bowler aims for T20 glory before a tutorial with hero Warne

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Sarah Taylor

England win first of three ODIs

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Danielle Wyatt has not featured in the Ashes so far but is one of only two players to hit a century in this year’s Women’s County T20

Wyatt hasn't featured so far in this Ashes but now she has been called up

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England players celebrate their Ashes victory on Sunday, with the next defence in 2017-18 to be shown on BT Sport

Sum is understood to be the largest amount paid by a foreign broadcaster for the rights to live cricket

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Joe Root of England celebrates with the ashes urn

Root has played 101 matches for England in all forms of the game since making his debut in the fourth Test against India in late 2012

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England players celebrate their Ashes victory on Sunday, with the next defence in 2017-18 to be shown on BT Sport

Inside Edge: Australia's two wins show that there is not too much between these sides

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Moeen Ali (right) may open with Alastair Cook

 

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Ian Ward mans the innovative Sky cart while talking to Australia’s captain, Michael Clarke, during the Ashes series last summer

The deal, worth a reported £80 million, is part of a five-year partnership with Cricket Australia

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Alastair Cook writhes in agony as Joe Root sees the funny side

England and Australia have come together to produce a five-part opera of pure sporting comedy

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The fixed structure is in place but the roof will not be ready until next year
PREVIEWImproved playing conditions make life easier for everyone - and reduce Britons' advantage
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Vitalia Diatchenko talks to her trainer before retiring against Serena Williams
The first round of this year's US Open has seen a record 12 retirements
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Novak Djokovic dances with a fan after his second round win at the US Open
REPORTThe world number one is into the third round
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Chris Froome on the Vuelta
CYCLINGLATESTThe Briton's hopes of a rare to Tour de France-Vuelta double look over
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Jonathan Joseph, pictured, Brad Barritt will form England coach Stuart Lancaster’s 13th centre combination
Rugby UnionMidfielder confident he and Brad Barritt can form potent partnership against Ireland
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Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali bump fists during the recent T20 match in Cardiff
cricketOne-day series of five matches is a contest between the world champions and a team who have rediscovered self-belief and a sense of purpose
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Ben Stokes chose bat over oval-ball
As he prepares for ODI series against Australia, Richard Edwards hears how only injury prevented an oval-ball career 
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Nick Kyrgios pretends to fall asleep during his contest with Andy Murray
TENNISThe controversial Aussie was back to his usual self upon his return to action
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti officially launching the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid in Santa Monica, California
OLYMPICSIf successful, LA would become only the second city after London to host the event three times
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The launch of the now scrapped logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
It's back to the drawing board for the emblem of the 2012 Games
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