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Ian Bell has failed to convert solid starts for England into big scores in this World Cup

Sri Lanka chased down 310 at a canter against Peter Moores' side

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Kevin Pietersen has been told he must play county cricket if he is to be considered for England

KP was axed in the aftermath of the 2013-14 whitewash Ashes defeat in Australia

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England coach Peter Moores watches his team’s latest hopeless performance in Wellington

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value

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Joe Root (121) leaves the field after being dismissed LBW by Rangana Herath of Sri Lanka

COLUMN: Root's exemplary 121 gave England a silver lining to their latest  woeful defeat

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England captain Eoin Morgan leads his team from the field after their humiliating defeat to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka win by 9 wickets

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Australia captain Michael Clarke

Clarke's body continues to fail him that could lead to a permanent change at the top Down Under

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Brendan McCullum lifts the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy after New Zealand defeated Australia

Australia 151 all-out (32.2 overs), New Zealand 152-9 (23.1 overs)

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England batsman Alex Hales

 

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England captain Eoin Morgan

England take on Sri Lanka in Pool A clash on Saturday night

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AB de Villiers of South Africa bats during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies on Friday

100-Ball Challenge would bring back the thrills, the skills – and the crowds – that have gone missing from our game

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The UAE took their clash with Ireland to the final over before succumbing to a two-wicket defeat

It is possible no Associate Members will take part in the 2019 competition

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The Kabul cricket academy (Bilal Sarwary)

 

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Afghanistan’s Hamid Hassan raises his bat in celebration after their World Cup win over Scotland in Dunedin

Afghanistan win by one wicket

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Steve Finn bowls during an England nets session at Karori Park on Thursday

...but bowler undaunted by mauling

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Samiullah Shenwaro starred for Afghanistan as they defeated Scotland

Scotland 210 all-out, Afghanistan 211-9 (49.3 overs)

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A view of Lord's

The traditional format is coming under pressure from other forms of the game

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Colin Graves

COMMENT: ECB’s awful plan shows scant regard for the great tradition of five-day cricket

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England captain Eoin Morgan talks with bowlers James Anderson, Steven Finn and Stuart Broad

Victory over Scotland was preceded by two defeats

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Moeen Ali says concentrating on the positive amid all the negativity helped him score his century

The team play Sri Lanka on Sunday before an eight day wait to face Bangladesh

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Chris Gayle celebrates his double-century in Canberra

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering innings

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He throws it up in the air
Football Striker pocketed coin during Capital One Cup final at Wembley
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Chelsea star turns his nose up after taking (very) large gulp of bubbly
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Chelsea fans wave flags before kick-off at Wembley
A group of four football fans, said to be Chelsea supporters, are being investigated by the Police
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Terry's children Summer and George asleep after win against Tottenham
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Robbie Henshaw crosses the line for Ireland
Rugby UnionREPORTIreland 19 England 9: Ireland remain on course for Grand Slam after absorbing win
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Jonatahn Sexton scores a penalty
RATINGSIreland 19 England 9: Who was the star man from gripping contest in Dublin?
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REACTIONIreland 19 England 9: Coach leads praise for brilliant half-backs after Grand Slam hopes end
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Conor Murray was a step ahead of England at the Aviva Stadium
COMMENTIan Herbert: Loss leaves more questions than answers ahead of tournament
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Carl Frampton lands a blow full in the face of Chris Avalos
BoxingCOMMENTKevin Garside: Belfast loves a scrapper, but Frampton is no ordinary boxer
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Tyson Fury (right) lands a blow on Christian Hammer
REPORT The giant even found time to serenade the crowd
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England captain Eoin Morgan leads his team from the field after their humiliating defeat to Sri Lanka
cricket world cupFor England, the World Cup is a recurring nightmare
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England coach Peter Moores watches his team’s latest hopeless performance in Wellington
COMMENT The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
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Kevin Pietersen has been told he must play county cricket if he is to be considered for England
Chairman hints at batsman's England return
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Rafael Nadal celebrates his first tournament win for nine months after beating Argentina’s Juan Monaco in Buenos Aires
tennisArgentina Open: The Spaniard's 46th clay-court title matches Open era record held by Guillermo Vilas
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Dan Biggar touches down under the attentions of Brice Dulin for Wales' match-winning try
Rugby UnionREPORTFrance 13 Wales 20: Biggar scores the try that puts Welsh out of reach
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Italy celebrate scoring their second try
REPORTScotland 19 Italy 22: Last-minute penalty try gives Italy a rare Six Nations victory
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BOXINGManny Pacquiao can add singer to his list of many talents
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Mo Farah pictured with Hamza Driouch in Ethopia
AthleticsDouble Olympic champion pictured in Ethiopia with banned Hamza Driouch
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