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England claimed a six-wicket victory over the West Indies to ensure their progression to the Super Six stage of the Women's Twenty20 World Cup in Mumbai.

Stuart Broad (2): Unfit, out of form, both of which are not ideal attributes for a vice-captain. It was a big decision to drop him after two wicketless matches and he has work to do to rebuild strength, stamina and bridges. Should be back. Matches 2. Overs 36.0. Wickets (ave.) 0 (n/a). Runs conceded 157

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Steven Finn of England bowls during a T20 Practice Match against a New Zealand XI

England warm-up match washed out

Rain sees just 9.1 overs of T20 match played

Stuart Broad (2): Unfit, out of form, both of which are not ideal attributes for a vice-captain. It was a big decision to drop him after two wicketless matches and he has work to do to rebuild strength, stamina and bridges. Should be back. Matches 2. Overs 36.0. Wickets (ave.) 0 (n/a). Runs conceded 157

England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad comes through bowling session

Bowler has been out for six weeks

A fresh-faced Shane Warne is all smiles as he comes out of retirement at the MCG yesterday, 21 years after he made his first-class debut

Shane Warne highly critical of Australian cricket

Retired bowler comes in year of the Ashes

Alastair Cook: ‘I was surprised at how quickly we got to the top’

Alastair Cook says England have 'learned a lot' from India series

Tourists lost the series 3-2

Injury dashes Danny Briggs' England hopes

England spinner Danny Briggs' frustrating tour of India took a turn for the worse today when he was ruled out for the remainder of the winter with a sprained ankle.

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Tim Bresnan and Craig Kieswetter out of England Test squad for New Zealand tour

Injury and form rule pair out

Warwickshire pull off Ottis Gibson coup

Warwickshire are set to announce Ottis Gibson as their new director of cricket, a source close to the West Indies' coach has revealed. It is a coup for the county champions and a blow for Caribbean cricket.

Ian Bell was England’s only batsman to post a significant score in the Delhi warm-up
Tim Bresnan

Tim Bresnan undaunted by England's poor ODI history against India

History is against the tourists, who have won just 13 out 40 ODIs away to India

Joe Root off to India after family illness rules out Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow will miss England's one-day tour of India next month owing to a family illness.

Jonny Bairstow (5): Only had one innings and, although he was given out when he should not have been, the shot that led to it was poor. But he has flair and style, and will be a part of England’s middle order soon. Matches 1. Innings 1. Runs (ave.) 9 (9.00). HS 9. 100s 0. 50s 0

Jonny Bairstow to miss one-day tour of India

Joe Root called in as replacement

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