Horton leads Lancashire fightback as Onions falters

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Anderson struggles put Onions back in frame

"Find a fast bowler" was a campaign that English cricket would dutifully dust off and re-launch at regular intervals during the 1980s and 90s. Now, with stocks apparently healthier than they have been for years, the task this week is to find the right fast bowler to inconvenience Sri Lanka with Friday's second Test in mind.

Rejuvenated Onions hails medics for keeping him off the dole

Graham Onions will be in an England team again today. The Lions, who play the Sri Lankans at Derby, are not the team to which he truly aspires but are much, much more than he dreamt of during a prolonged absence from the game that threatened to be terminal.

Onions routs Yorkshire in stunning comeback

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Back surgery rules Onions out of reckoning for Ashes

Graham Onions, who had looked likely to play a key part in England's campaign to retain the Ashes, is fighting to save his career. The fast bowler, quietly influential in the triumphant series against Australia last year, is to have back surgery which will keep him out of the game for at least nine months.

Onions ruled out of Ashes tour

England bowler Graham Onions is to have back surgery next week that will rule him out of this winter's Ashes series in Australia.

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Onions aims for Ashes as injuries end his summer

England's carefully laid plans for Ashes campaigns usually end up on a treatment table in some hospital room or other. But they acted decisively and with foresight yesterday in an attempt to ensure that Graham Onions, the Durham fast bowler, is with the squad in Australia next winter.

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