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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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England finish the day 116 for 3

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Hosts sit on 146-4, but England should have scored more than 399

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England finished on 341 for 5 on day one

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Captain Alastair Cook (right) stretches during the England nets session in Antigua on Saturday

England will have to be at their most patient and vigilant

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Kevin Pietersen

“He has told me he wants the best players playing for England and that there is a clean slate,” Pietersen said.

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England's record run-scorer gives reminder of his talents with century on first appearance for Surrey

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Michael Vaughan (centre) is part of the BBC Test Match Special team

The former Ashes winning captain is unlikely to leave his media roles to replace Paul Downton

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Jimmy Anderson is preparing to lead England's pace attack in the West Indies

Hard work has kept England’s premier fast bowler at the top

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Mike Brown of England receives medical attention during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham
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cricketAlastair Cook must start scoring centuries in this series if he is to continue as England’s captain
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Famous name does not affect Fabian as he forges career at Kent – or his brother Julius in music
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Jason Holder celebrates reaching his maiden Test century
CricketREPORT England miss out on first Test victory over the West Indies by three wickets
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James Anderson celebrates becoming England's leading Test wicket-taker
James Anderson has beaten Ian Botham's record Test-wicket haul for England after dismissing Dinsh Ramdin as his 384th victim
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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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