Warwickshire have defended their decision to re-brand the county as the Birmingham Bears for next season’s Twenty20 competition, itself spruced up and re-named the NatWest Twenty20 Blast.
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Thursday 18 July 2013
Alex Lees, the 20-year-old Yorkshire opening batsman tipped as a future England player by Geoff Boycott, scored his second century of the season as Derbyshire suffered at Chesterfield, where the visitors hope to regain top place in the First Division from unbeaten Sussex with a fifth win.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Aussie Angle: One of the strongest elements of the spirit of any sport is not questioning the umpires or referees
Tuesday 16 July 2013
View From the Middle, by Ian Bell of ESPN: His match-defining innings and how England dealt with the pressure that an Ashes Test brings
Monday 15 July 2013
Just as it seemed their disappointing season might be about to perk up, champions Warwickshire have lost Chris Wright, leading wicket-taker in their title-winning side, for the remainder of the season with a stress fracture in his back.
Monday 15 July 2013
England 215 & 375 Australia 280 & 296: England endure painstaking review of last wicket before celebrating thrilling 14-run win in first Ashes Test
Ashes 2013: There’s no one that I’d rather have in my team right now than Jimmy Anderson - Alastair Cook
Sunday 14 July 2013
Jimmy Anderson produced one of the performances of his life to inspire England to a thrilling victory over Australia and his captain, Alastair Cook, claimed no bowler in the world could have done a better job.
Sunday 14 July 2013
James Anderson secured victory for England by 14 runs in the first Investec Ashes Test in a gripping encounter against Australia at Trent Bridge.
Tuesday 09 July 2013
View From the Middle, by Ian Bell of ESPN: I’ve felt in decent form but keep getting myself out
Monday 08 July 2013
Former England paceman tells Andrew Tong that batsmen will be key against Australia and Pietersen will lead the way
Monday 24 June 2013
Today head coach Mickey Arthur was replaced
Champions Trophy final: This is lowest point of my captaincy but we’ll build again, says Alastair Cook
Sunday 23 June 2013
England have 16 days to pick themselves up for the Ashes after Alastair Cook admitted their remarkable defeat by India in the Champions Trophy final was his worst moment as captain.
Champions Trophy semi-final: Alastair Cook hails England bowlers following victory over South Africa
Wednesday 19 June 2013
England won by seven wickets to reach the final
Monday 17 June 2013
Comprehensive defeat to old rivals India is blamed on batsmen 'who fell like cards'
Sunday 16 June 2013
Sky pundit brings mutterings and rumours of ball-tampering out into the open but umpires have taken no action at all
Friday 14 June 2013
India are through and Pakistan are out but today’s meeting means the world to both sides
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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