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Alastair Cook: England opener not included in Essex squad for Hampshire game

Alastair Cook (second from right) was Edgbaston last week to watch Essex beat Warwickshire Former England captain Alastair Cook will not play for new county champions Essex in this week’s game against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl. The England and Wales Cricket Board made Cook, 32, available for the final two matches of the season. Essex have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the away game against Hampshire, which begins on Tuesday. Head coach Chris Silverwood has set the team the new goal of going through the entire Championship campaign…

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Alastair Cook: England opener cleared to end season with Essex

Alastair Cook hit three Championship centuries for Essex earlier in the summer Former England Test captain Alastair Cook has been cleared to play for Essex in their final two County Championship games of the summer. It is looking increasingly likely, however, that they will already have clinched the title by then. Cook, 32, scored 667 runs for Essex in seven appearances earlier in the season He can play against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl next week and the home game against Yorkshire the following week which brings the season to…

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Kraigg Brathwaite: Yorkshire sign West Indies opener for two Championship games

Kraigg Brathwaite scored 134 and 95 in his two innings at Headingley against England in August Yorkshire have signed West Indies Test batsman Kraigg Brathwaite for the final two games of the Championship season. The opener, 24, scored a century at Headingley to help his side win the second Test against England in August. He is set to play in the final Test at Lord’s, starting on Thursday, before replacing Australian Shaun Marsh. “Kraigg played exceptionally well here and if you can get runs at Headingley then you can do…

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England v West Indies: Jason Holder dismisses England opener Alastair Cook

Jason Holder dismisses England opener Alastair Cook for 23 runs as the hosts try to overturn a first-innings deficit on the third day of the second Test at Headingley. Follow clips, radio and live text coverage of the second Test here. Available to UK users only. Source link

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Women’s World Cup 2017: India shock England in opener after four run-outs

Highlights: England fall short in valiant run chase ICC Women’s World Cup, Derby: India 281-3 (50 overs): Mandhana 90, Raut 86, Raj 71, Knight 2-41 England 246 (47.2 overs): Wilson 81, Knight 46 India won by 35 runs Scorecard England were stunned on the opening day of the Women’s World Cup, losing by 35 runs to India in Derby. Openers Smriti Mandhana (90) and Punam Raut (86) took advantage of some poor England bowling, before Mithali Raj (71) lifted India to 281-3. England stumbled to 67-3 in reply and though…

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