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Super Sport
Ali glad to repay England faithby England, often batting at No 8. This match saw the 28-year-old promoted to
Ali glad to repay England faith
Super Sport / Posted 34 minutes ago
by England, often batting at No 8. This match saw the 28-year-old promoted to No 7 in the absence of injured allrounder Ben Stokes. And Ali was delighted to seize his chance in the middle by scoring just his second century in his 25-test career... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Woeful Lanka faces another three-day trouncingonly two wickets in hand. The destroyer of Sri Lanka�s first innings was all-r
Woeful Lanka faces another three-day trouncing
Sunday Observer / Posted 42 minutes ago
only two wickets in hand. The destroyer of Sri Lanka�s first innings was all-rounder Chris Woakes who replaced the injured Ben Stokes for this match. Woakes the quickest of the England bowlers prized out Angelo Mathews (3), Kusal Mendis (35) and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Moeen Ali leads England to the brink of victory over dismal Sri Lankathen caused mayhem. Impressive: Chris Woakes was the pick of the attack Recal
Moeen Ali leads England to the brink of victory over dismal Sri Lanka
Daily Mirror / Posted 55 minutes ago
then caused mayhem. Impressive: Chris Woakes was the pick of the attack Recalled to the side to replace the injured Ben Stokes, he started the day by hitting a Test-best 39. He had taken just eight wickets in his six previous Tests. But he... Read more
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Vavel
England vs Sri Lanka - Day Two round-up: Magnificent Moeen puts England in controlCook for 4. Woakes was the pick of the bowlers, however, the all-rounder makin
England vs Sri Lanka - Day Two round-up: Magnificent Moeen puts England in control
Vavel / Posted an hour ago
Cook for 4. Woakes was the pick of the bowlers, however, the all-rounder making the most of his chance due to the injured Ben Stokes. The Warwickshire bowler carried his excellent county form into the test arena as he finished the day with figures... Read more
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Evening Standard
Woakes stars on England Test return as Moeen Ali makes 155 not outover Sri Lanka after Moeen Ali had made a Test best 155 not out. Woakes was pi
Woakes stars on England Test return as Moeen Ali makes 155 not out
Evening Standard / Posted an hour ago
over Sri Lanka after Moeen Ali had made a Test best 155 not out. Woakes was picked at Durham in place of the injured Ben Stokes and justified his selection with an outstanding spell of seam bowling. Woakes claimed the wickets of Angelo... Read more
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Evening Standard
Moeen Ali hails England display vs Sri Lanka - 'I owed the team'dismantle the Sri Lanka batting line-up for the third time in a week. Both Chri
Moeen Ali hails England display vs Sri Lanka - 'I owed the team'
Evening Standard / Posted an hour ago
dismantle the Sri Lanka batting line-up for the third time in a week. Both Chris Woakes – the replacement for the injured Ben Stokes – and Stuart Broad took three wickets apiece, with Jimmy Anderson claiming the other two as Sri Lanka finished 91... Read more
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Super Sport
Ali, Woakes break Sri Lankasome runs. To do it today was a great feeling." Woakes, only playing in this m
Ali, Woakes break Sri Lanka
Super Sport / Posted an hour ago
some runs. To do it today was a great feeling." Woakes, only playing in this match because fellow seam-bowling allrounder Ben Stokes was injured, took three wickets for five runs in 13 balls to reduce Sri Lanka to 67 for six. Rangana Herath (12)... Read more
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SportsFan
England on course to crush Sri LankaEngland number seven to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one p
England on course to crush Sri Lanka
SportsFan / Posted an hour ago
England number seven to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one place in the order to cover for the injured Ben Stokes. The Worcestershire all-rounder moved on from his overnight 28 and made the most of the three lives the tourists... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
England sense victory in second test as Woakes and Broad strikeEngland number seven to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one p
England sense victory in second test as Woakes and Broad strike
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
England number seven to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one place in the order to cover for the injured Ben Stokes. The Worcestershire all-rounder moved on from his overnight 28 and made the most of the three lives the tourists... Read more
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The Star
England sense victory in second test as Woakes and Broad strikeEngland number seven to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one p
England sense victory in second test as Woakes and Broad strike
The Star / Posted an hour ago
England number seven to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one place in the order to cover for the injured Ben Stokes. The Worcestershire all-rounder moved on from his overnight 28 and made the most of the three lives the tourists... Read more
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Super Sport
Ali, fast bowlers break Sri Lankathe fifth England No 7 to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one
Ali, fast bowlers break Sri Lanka
Super Sport / Posted 2 hours ago
the fifth England No 7 to reach three figures in tests after being promoted one place in the order to cover for the injured Ben Stokes. The Worcestershire allrounder moved on from his overnight 28 and made the most of the three lives the tourists... Read more
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Super Sport
Ali's ton punish slack Sri Lankabeen deployed by England as an offspinner. Often batting as low as No 8, he wa
Ali's ton punish slack Sri Lanka
Super Sport / Posted 4 hours ago
been deployed by England as an offspinner. Often batting as low as No 8, he was promoted to No 7 after allrounder Ben Stokes was ruled out of this match with a knee injury. The day before this match started, England captain Alastair Cook... Read more
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Super Sport
England declare after Ali's tonresumed Saturday well-placed on 310 for six. Left-hander Ali was 28 not out an
England declare after Ali's ton
Super Sport / Posted 6 hours ago
resumed Saturday well-placed on 310 for six. Left-hander Ali was 28 not out and Woakes, replacing the injured Ben Stokes, eight not out. Sri Lanka held several brilliant catches on Friday, but Saturday's early overs saw them drop two... Read more
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Super Sport
Moeen edges closer to tonresumed Saturday well-placed on 310 for six. Left-hander Ali was 28 not out an
Moeen edges closer to ton
Super Sport / Posted 7 hours ago
resumed Saturday well-placed on 310 for six. Left-hander Ali was 28 not out and Woakes, replacing the injured Ben Stokes, eight not out. Sri Lanka held several brilliant catches on Friday, but Saturday's early overs saw them drop two... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Moeen takes England beyond 400at Cardiff and Edgbaston. He has not made any secret that he would prefer to b
Moeen takes England beyond 400
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 hours ago
at Cardiff and Edgbaston. He has not made any secret that he would prefer to bat higher in the order and in the absence of Ben Stokes he has, temporarily at least, moved up a spot to No. 7. While not a chanceless innings, he appeared more focused... Read more
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Evening Standard
England vs Sri Lanka live: Latest score and updatesfor six in front of a sparse crowd at The Riverside, which at least improved th
England vs Sri Lanka live: Latest score and updates
Evening Standard / Posted 10 hours ago
for six in front of a sparse crowd at The Riverside, which at least improved through the day. Chris Woakes – the injured Ben Stokes’ replacement – was unbeaten on eight, with Moeen Ali 28 not out. Follow all the action as it happens with... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Andrew Gale: Headingley Roses clash set to be a crackeras they can and they probably think that the best chance of doing that is to pl
Andrew Gale: Headingley Roses clash set to be a cracker
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 13 hours ago
as they can and they probably think that the best chance of doing that is to play up north at this time of year. Obviously Ben Stokes is now going to be out for a spell and is missing the Durham Test at his home ground. Looking at it, maybe it is... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Andrew Gale: Headingley Roses clash set to be a crackeras they can and they probably think that the best chance of doing that is to pl
Andrew Gale: Headingley Roses clash set to be a cracker
Wakefield Today / Posted 13 hours ago
as they can and they probably think that the best chance of doing that is to play up north at this time of year. Obviously Ben Stokes is now going to be out for a spell and is missing the Durham Test at his home ground. Looking at it, maybe it is... Read more
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Harrow Times
England on top but milestones must wait for Alastair Cook and fellow batsmenline-up - and Bairstow and Moeen Ali demonstrated their appreciation for minor
England on top but milestones must wait for Alastair Cook and fellow batsmen
Harrow Times / Posted 23 hours ago
line-up - and Bairstow and Moeen Ali demonstrated their appreciation for minor promotions in the absence of the injured Ben Stokes. Up a position each, they profited either side of the second new ball in a partnership of 70 only for Bairstow to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cook falls short of 10,000 Test run target at Chester-le-Streetgame. England ended it on top thanks to the bustling Jonny Bairstow who, moved
Cook falls short of 10,000 Test run target at Chester-le-Street
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
game. England ended it on top thanks to the bustling Jonny Bairstow who, moved up a place to six in the absence of Ben Stokes, again batted with the purpose that saw him make 140 in the first Test before a surprising late departure of his... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Stance and style set England batsmen apartsixes are like confetti. In modern Test matches, hundreds are sometimes scored
Stance and style set England batsmen apart
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
sixes are like confetti. In modern Test matches, hundreds are sometimes scored at better than a run a ball. At Newlands, Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow put on 400 at seven an over. A few days later, a 15-year-old Indian made 1009 in one innings... Read more
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Daily News
Outstanding catching compensates for innocuous bowlingAli who was unbeaten on 28 at the close, Bairstow added 70 for the sixth wicket
Outstanding catching compensates for innocuous bowling
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Ali who was unbeaten on 28 at the close, Bairstow added 70 for the sixth wicket. Chris Woakes who replaced the injured Ben Stokes was not out eight. Like Cook, left-arm spinner Rangana Herath was also left seeking his 300th Test wicket. Herath... Read more
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Daily Mirror
England dominate day one against Sri Lanka but Hales and Cook miss landmarksto intercept a flat-batted drive at one that turned. England had further resou
England dominate day one against Sri Lanka but Hales and Cook miss landmarks
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
to intercept a flat-batted drive at one that turned. England had further resources, though, in a notably long batting line-up - and Bairstow and Moeen Ali demonstrated their appreciation for minor promotions in the absence of the injured Ben Sto... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cook and Hales come agonisingly close to making history for Englandfor six in front of a sparse crowd at The Riverside, which at least improved th
Cook and Hales come agonisingly close to making history for England
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
for six in front of a sparse crowd at The Riverside, which at least improved through the day. Chris Woakes – the injured Ben Stokes’ replacement – was unbeaten on eight, with Moeen Ali 28 not out. Joe Root (80) also missed out on a century as... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
England bat against Sri Lanka in 2nd Testwon the first Test of this three-match series by an innings and 88 runs at Head
England bat against Sri Lanka in 2nd Test
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
won the first Test of this three-match series by an innings and 88 runs at Headingley last week. Chris Woakes replaced Ben Stokes after the all-rounder was ruled out of this match at his Durham home ground with a knee injury suffered at... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Steven Mullaney to captain Nottinghamshire in Chris Read's absencehas been selected for successive England squads, but lost out to Chris Woakes i
Steven Mullaney to captain Nottinghamshire in Chris Read's absence
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
has been selected for successive England squads, but lost out to Chris Woakes in the battle to replace the injured Ben Stokes at Chester-le-Street. "He's clearly been the standout bowler of the season so far, so it's great news that he is... Read more
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SportsFan
England win toss, bat in 2nd Testjust one forced change from the team who won by an innings and 88 runs in the s
England win toss, bat in 2nd Test
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
just one forced change from the team who won by an innings and 88 runs in the series opener, replacing injured allrounder Ben Stokes with Chris Woakes. Sri Lanka made two changes in their bowling attack. Milinda Siriwardana and Suranga Lakmal... Read more
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The Hindu
England wins toss, bats in second test against Sri Lankathe temptation to put the tourists back in after their batting failures in the
England wins toss, bats in second test against Sri Lanka
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
the temptation to put the tourists back in after their batting failures in the first game. By replacing injured all-rounder Ben Stokes with Chris Woakes, England made just one forced change in their team. Sri Lanka made two changes in its bowling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
England to bat in second test against Sri Lankawinning the first test of the three-match series by an innings, bringing in all
England to bat in second test against Sri Lanka
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
winning the first test of the three-match series by an innings, bringing in all-rounder Chris Woakes for injured local hero Ben Stokes. Sri Lanka made two changes. Milinda Siriwardana and Suranga Lakmal replaced Dasun Shakana and Chameera... Read more
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The Star
England to bat in second test against Sri Lankawinning the first test of the three-match series by an innings, bringing in all
England to bat in second test against Sri Lanka
The Star / Posted yesterday
winning the first test of the three-match series by an innings, bringing in all-rounder Chris Woakes for injured local hero Ben Stokes. Sri Lanka made two changes. Milinda Siriwardana and Suranga Lakmal replaced Dasun Shakana and Chameera... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
England bat first; Siriwardana replaces ShanakaMathews wanted to strengthen the batting. England confirmed their side yesterd
England bat first; Siriwardana replaces Shanaka
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Mathews wanted to strengthen the batting. England confirmed their side yesterday with Chris Woakes replacing the injured Ben Stokes. Woakes comes into the side in fine form, having scored a hundred and taken 9 for 36 in his last two Championship... Read more
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Daily Mail
England vs Sri Lanka second Test day one LIVE: Chris Woakes replaces Ben Stokes as hosts look to clinch series in Durham Al
England vs Sri Lanka second Test day one LIVE
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
: Chris Woakes replaces Ben Stokes as hosts look to clinch series in Durham Alastair Cook wins the toss and elects to bat England host Sri Lanka in second Test of the Investec Series at... Read more
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Super Sport
England opt to bat in 2nd SL testwinning the first test of the three-match series by an innings, bringing in all
England opt to bat in 2nd SL test
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
winning the first test of the three-match series by an innings, bringing in allrounder Chris Woakes for injured local hero Ben Stokes. Sri Lanka made two changes. Milinda Siriwardana and Suranga Lakmal replaced Dasun Shakana and Chameera... Read more
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chroniclelive
England cricket in Chester-Street LIVE: Updates as cricket fans arrive in North East for Sri Lanka test matchand the A691 which connects Consett with Durham. The road is expected to fully
England cricket in Chester-Street LIVE: Updates as cricket fans arrive in North East for Sri Lanka test match
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
and the A691 which connects Consett with Durham. The road is expected to fully reopen by 10am. Durham cricketer Ben Stokes will miss his home match due to an injury he picked up in the first test match. The swashbuckling all-rounder,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Riverside set for Test axe as ECB plan for the futurehere and the county have produced players who have shone for their country, suc
Riverside set for Test axe as ECB plan for the future
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
here and the county have produced players who have shone for their country, such as Paul Collingwood, Steve Harmison and Ben Stokes. Yet there is a severe downside. Durham are at least £5million in debt. The process by which the ECB award major... Read more
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The Sport Bible
New Poll Reveals Year's Most Shocking Sporting Moments, So Farso far include England winning the Six Nations Grand Slam, Rule the World upset
New Poll Reveals Year's Most Shocking Sporting Moments, So Far
The Sport Bible / Posted yesterday
so far include England winning the Six Nations Grand Slam, Rule the World upsetting the odds to win the Grand National, Ben Stokes' devastating last over in the World T20 Final and the Notorious Conor McGregor tweeting his supposed retirement... Read more
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give me sport
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
give me sport / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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Evening Standard
England vs Sri Lanka live: Follow the action from the second Testover the next five days in Durham. England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed
England vs Sri Lanka live: Follow the action from the second Test
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
over the next five days in Durham. England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed that Chris Woakes will replace the injured Ben Stokes in the XI. Woakes arrives on a high after taking nine for 36 for Warwickshire in their recent County Championship... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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Gazette
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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guardian-series
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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Harrow Times
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at DurhamWoakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win o
Alastair Cook backs Chris Woakes to perform at Durham
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Woakes must deliver the wow factor on his England Test return if he is to win over the Durham crowd in the absence of Ben Stokes. England captain Alastair Cook is convinced the unsung Woakes has it in him, however, to prove an able deputy for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sachin’s record there for Cook to taketo Fox Sports 501 after the lunch break). THE TEAMS England has been forced i
Sachin’s record there for Cook to take
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to Fox Sports 501 after the lunch break). THE TEAMS England has been forced into one major change, with star all-rounder Ben Stokes ruled out for the remainder of the series with a knee injury. Selectors ensured his replacement was a... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
England v Sri Lanka 2016: Second Test preview, Riverside in Durham to host Alastair Cook in search of Sachin Tendulkar’s record for youngest batsman to 10,000 runsto Fox Sports 501 after the lunch break). THE TEAMS England has been forced i
England v Sri Lanka 2016: Second Test preview, Riverside in Durham to host Alastair Cook in search of Sachin Tendulkar’s record for youngest batsman to 10,000 runs
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
to Fox Sports 501 after the lunch break). THE TEAMS England has been forced into one major change, with star all-rounder Ben Stokes ruled out for the remainder of the series with a knee injury. Selectors ensured his replacement was a... Read more
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asianage
Stuart Broad warning as Lions look to clinch serieswould be a huge achievement and we’re desperate to do that.” Woakes gets Engla
Stuart Broad warning as Lions look to clinch series
asianage / Posted yesterday
would be a huge achievement and we’re desperate to do that.” Woakes gets England nod Chris Woakes will replace the injured Ben Stokes in England’s side for the second Test, skipper Alastair Cook said on Thursday. Warwickshire’s Woakes, a... Read more
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Daily News
Lanka faces test of skill to save Test serieshas returned home with a back injury. England are making one change to their s
Lanka faces test of skill to save Test series
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
has returned home with a back injury. England are making one change to their squad with Chris Woakes coming in for injured Ben Stokes. “We have not seen the best of Chris in England. He is in fine form for Warwickshire taking nine wickets,” said... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Cook believes Woakes can fill Stokes voidMay 26, 2016 Woakes comes into the team in place of the injured local hero Be
Cook believes Woakes can fill Stokes void
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
May 26, 2016 Woakes comes into the team in place of the injured local hero Ben Stokes. But while Cook has confirmed that Woakes is likely, fitness permitting, to play in both the remaining Tests of... Read more
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