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England captain Alastair Cook

England captain didn't think Trent Bridge pitch would spin as much as it did

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England captain Alastair Cook

With less than six months until the World Cup, hopes of a creditable showing look more unlikely than ever following this easy victory for India

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Chris Jordan looked a shadow of his former self during England’s defeat in Cardiff

Struggles of Jordan and Stokes have ruined side’s balance

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Alastair Cook and Graeme Swann celebrate during the 2013-14 Ashes Series in Australia

Swann said England had 'a cat's hell in chance' of winning the World Cup

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England players James Tredwell (l) and Joe Root share a joke during England practice

England take on India in the second ODI on Wednesday

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Alastair Cook's ODI record is widely underappreciated

Of the 17 men to have led England, only three have a better win record

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Saturday's ODI between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was a thriller

Outside Edge: The margins of victory were so big that fans might have wondered why they came

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Duncan Fletcher’s position as India coach has been thrown into doubt following India's 3-1 series loss to England

 

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Swann, right, has pleaded with his friend and former captain to step down from the one-day captaincy

England do not have 'a cat in hell’s chance' of winning the World Cup, says retired off-spinner

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Andrew Flintoff, centre, played in the final only because Kabir Ali aggravated a shoulder injury

Flintoff hits Oliver Hannon-Dalby for consecutive sixes at the end of the penultimate over

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Cook’s one-day team start intensive preparations for next spring’s tournament against India today with a rebalanced side and Hales as new opener

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Century duty: Charlotte Edwards celebrates reaching three figures

Edwards celebrated ninth one-day century during victory

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Jason Roy was the star of the show for Surrey

Former England batsman fails again as Warwickshire see off Surrey in T20 Blast Finals Day despite a brilliant 58 from the young pretender

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Alex Hales has agreed to join Hobart Hurricanes for the 2014-15 Big Bash League

England have to improve in five key areas if they are to stand a chance

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Heather Knight bats during the 1st Royal London ODI between England and India

 

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England captain Alastair Cook surpassed his half-century on day two of the fifth Test against India

The return to a five-man attack has been crucial to England’s summer success

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Batsman’s county fireworks will continue in international arena, says his fellow opener Lumb

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Alastair Cook celebrates the series victory over India

Alastair Cook's side now third

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Alex Hales has agreed to join Hobart Hurricanes for the 2014-15 Big Bash League

Hales has been in scintillating form for Nottinghamshire this season

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Luke Wright hit a superb century in defeat to Yorkshire

Luke Wright shows again he is more than a one-day specialist

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CRICKETREPORTEngland vs India: Alastair Cook's team suffered six-wicket defeat at Trent Bridge
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Alastair Cook wants England to get on top of their problems with spin after India took a 2-0 lead
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Joe Marler
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Marc Marquez
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Sergio Aguero
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Michel Platini has ruled out opposing Sepp Blatter for Fifa’s top job
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Chris Jordan looked a shadow of his former self during England’s defeat in Cardiff
MORE CRICKETEngland vs India: Struggles of Jordan and Stokes have ruined side’s balance in ODI series
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Alastair Cook and Graeme Swann celebrate during the 2013-14 Ashes Series in Australia
Alastair Cook has hit out at Graeme Swann after “so-called friend” said he should quit as one-day captain
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Dan Cole will not face any disciplinary charge
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