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Kevin Pietersen of the Melbourne Stars leaves the field after getting out during the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars last week

No way back for sacked star after ECB says book launch ‘burnt more bridges’

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Alastair Cook leads his England side from the field after rain and bad light stop play

Cook said it will 'take him a while' to get over it

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After another poor series in Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook claimed all players go through a lean period

Cook admits he is 'gutted' to be left out of the World Cup squad but will remain England's Test captain

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Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has been the focus of this week's sporting news agenda

Pietersen last played in doomed Ashes tour

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New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between Netherlands and New Zealand

COMMENT: Those who love cricket wish for a 2015 where competition is open and global

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After another poor series in Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook claimed all players go through a lean period

COMMENT: There were several times this year when England could have simply asked the captain to stand down

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After another poor series in Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook claimed all players go through a lean period

Cook oversaw a fourth straight series defeat in the recent tour of Sri Lanka and has not scored an ODI century in 45 matches

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Gary Ballance celebrates reaching his maiden Test century at Lord’s in June

After reaching his debut Test century at Lord’s with a six and making the  switch up to No 3 with aplomb, the batsman tells Stephen Brenkley how, apart from a certain topless photo, everything has gone his way this year

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Alastair Cook is not the only England player to have hit a run of bad form

He seemed desperate to convince himself and others he should stay as captain

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Michael Carberry was the second-highest run-scorer for England last winter but was then discarded

The batsman has grown disillusioned after England’s Ashes debacle and allegations linking him to the Pietersen affair

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Sri Lanka win by 87 runs

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Australia’s new captain has an English mother and at one point was in two minds who to play for

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Alastair Cook failed again in the 7th ODI against Sri Lanka, scoring just 32 as England chased 303

The England captain was dismissed for 32 in the 7th ODI to leave England 51-3

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England captain Alastair Cook waits to bat during a nets session at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo

England supremo says that struggling Cook will lead team at the World Cup

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England cricketer James Taylor plays a shot during the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka

EXCLUSIVE COLUMN: Alastair Cook just looks worn out

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

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

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Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lankan scores magnificent century in front of his home crowd to help seal a series win over England

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

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Michael Clarke falls to the ground after suffering a hamstring injury

Clarke injured his right leg when fielding a ball on the final day of the first Test which Australia won by a narrow 48 runs

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Sachithra Senanayke celebrates the wicket of Alastair Cook

Sri Lanka 292-7 England 202: England's run chase falls short as Sri Lanka clinch the series victory with an unassailable 4-2 lead

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Ched Evans in action for Sheffield United in 2012
FOOTBALLLeague Two club deny reports after manager had hinted interest
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Andy Goode breaks clear to score a try
RUGBY UNIONMATCH REPORT Wasps 48 London Irish 16: Wasps were propelled into their brave new world by one of rugby’s age-old virtues: namely, the veteran outside-half Andy Goode
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Northampton captain Dylan Hartley is shown the red card and sent off by referee JP Doyle during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Leicester on Saturday
Hooker was dismissed against Leicester on Saturday
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Thierry Henry will be on Sky Sports next year
View from the Sofa: A year of highs and lows on the box
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Kevin Pietersen of the Melbourne Stars leaves the field after getting out during the Big Bash League match between the Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Stars last week
CRICKETNo way back for sacked England star after ECB says book launch ‘burnt more bridges’
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Amir Khan is engaged in a broader battle than attempting to win a fight with Floyd Mayweather
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Boxing legend is being treated by doctors at an undisclosed location and is in a stable condition

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Alastair Cook leads his England side from the field after rain and bad light stop play
CRICKETCook said it will 'take him a while' to get over it
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After another poor series in Sri Lanka, Alastair Cook claimed all players go through a lean period
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Sepp Blatter will have to stand down as football’s representative on the IOC when he reaches 80 in 2016
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