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December 11 2013 Latest news:
England coach Andy Flower has taken issue with the “simplistic” notion that his team are lacking the will to succeed in this winter’s Ashes.
Senior officials from the five leading sports have been called into a summit meeting with the Government today on how to tackle the scourge of match-fixing, it can be revealed.
Alastair Cook will ask his England team to look into their “inner souls” in defence of the Ashes, after their second successive landslide Test defeat.
Joe Root played arguably his best innings yet to help push the Adelaide Test into a final day but insisted it will only rank highly for him if England somehow close out a stalemate.
Joe Root helped England extend resistance into a final day in their unequal battle to save the second Ashes Test at Adelaide.
Ian Bell admitted his disappointment after yet another dramatic collapse left England’s hopes of saving the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval in serious doubt.
England suffered another devastating collapse to Mitchell Johnson as a manic third day at the Adelaide Oval ended with them under ever more extreme pressure to somehow save the second Test.
Both the England and Australian teams stood for a minute’s silence in honour of Nelson Mandela who passed away.
Ben Stokes is adamant England can get back into the second Ashes Test after Australia completely dominated day two at Adelaide.
Michael Clarke’s seventh Ashes hundred, in a double-century stand with Brad Haddin, piled the pressure on England to save the second Test at Adelaide.
The England and Wales Cricket Board will take no action over an ill-judged tweet about Monty Panesar sent from Cricket Australia’s official account.
England spinner Graeme Swann acknowledged England were disappointed to have dropped three catches but refused to apportion blame after the tourists had to settle for limiting Australia to 273 for five on day one of the second Ashes Test.
Two wickets for no runs in successive overs helped to keep England competitive on a fluctuating opening day of the second Ashes Test.
All options will be available to England as they fine-tune selection for the second Ashes Test, after confirmation of both Ian Bell and Tim Bresnan’s fitness.
Australia captain Michael Clarke has cheekily named both teams for the second Ashes Test, almost 24 hours before England’s will be confirmed in writing by his opposite number Alastair Cook.
England captain Alastair Cook and fast bowler James Anderson have been named on the six-man short-list for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award for 2013.
Tim Bresnan is ready to return bang on schedule as England bid to bounce back in the Ashes at Adelaide.
Graham Gooch believes England must simply demonstrate a better “will” to succeed if they are to get their Ashes campaign back on track.
Tim Bresnan has been added to England’s Ashes squad, and is in the reckoning to play in the second Test in Adelaide this week.
James Anderson plans to keep on sledging, and insists he has no problem with anything said to him by the Australians so far during the Ashes.
School children and market traders in the East End joined the festive season this week with the switching on of the Christmas lights in Chrisp Street.
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