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Anya Shrubsole tells England teammates to forget about World Cup heroics and focus on Australia

England's women beat the Matildas en route to glory in July, but found themselves on the wrong end of a tight game at the weekend

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Jonny Bairstow hopes Ben Stokes will rejoin England 'as soon as possible' for the Ashes

'As far as we're concerned, we're hoping for him to be out in the Ashes as soon as possible'

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Chris Gayle defamation trial hears cricketer 'devastated' by Fairfax claims

Gayle says allegations by the Age newspaper that he exposed himself are false and he has never been more hurt in his life Cricketer Chris Gayle has told a Sydney court he was devastated when he read a headline in the Age newspaper saying he had exposed hi

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Women's Ashes 2017: Australia draw first blood as Ashleigh Gardner stars with bat and ball to down England

A tense series opener saw the home side clinch a two-wicket victory with just five balls to spare to give Australia an early lead in front of a sold-out Allan Border Field

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Australia edge England in close finish to draw first blood in Women's Ashes

England 228-9; Australia 231-8 | Australia win by two wicketsHosts take 2-0 lead in series after victory in first ODI in BrisbaneEmerging all-rounder Ash Gardner helped lift Australia to a final-over one-day international win in the women’s Ashes s

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Ben Stokes warned to STOP all-night partying by ex-England ace Adam Hollioake

ADAM HOLLIOAKE says Ben Stokes needs to stop partying until the early hours following his arrest in Bristol last month. Stokes, 26, spent a night in a cell on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after an alleged 2am brawl outside a nightclub. The Engl

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Australia v England: Women's Ashes first one-day international – live!

Live updates from the series opener at Allan Border Field in BrisbaneGet in touch with Geoff on email or via Twitter @GeoffLemonSport 3.15am BST Geoff will be here shortly. In the meantime, here’s the Guardian’s view on the women most likely

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Who is Freddie Flintoff? Cannonball host, England cricket legend and League of Their Own star

ANDREW ‘Freddie’ Flintoff is one of England’s greatest Test cricketers – and was instrumental in the unforgettable 2005 Ashes series. In his 11 years playing for the national team, the former Lancashire all-rounder helped his co

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The Ashes: Peter Handscomb hopes dizzying Bangladesh heat has prepared him for mental toil of facing England

The batsman was impressive in savage conditions at Chittagong, but believes it will stand him in good stead for England's visit

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How David Warner transformed himself from Walkabout bad boy to Australian statesman ahead of the Ashes

Warner has become his country's go-to man in ill-tempered negotiations over future contracts

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Cricketer fires FORTY sixes as he smashes mammoth 307 in side’s 354 total

AN unheralded Australian cricketer smashed an astonishing FORTY sixes as he recorded a mindblowing innings of 307. Josh Dunstan was the hero for West Augusta. Though no one could have quite predicted what was to happen when he came in at No 3. Congrats Jo

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David Warner ignites Ashes war of words after revealing his desire to find his 'hatred' for England on the pitch

Australia vice-captain admits he has to 'dig deep' to find the right mentality to compete in something as fierce as an Ashes series

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Australia’s David Warner readies himself for Ashes series with England… and promises “war” against England

AUSTRALIA opener David Warner has compared the Ashes series against England to “war” and and has warned of “hatred” to motivate against Trevor bayliss’ side. The five-test series starts in Brisbane on November 23 and Warner

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The Australian spells which made Down Under a home from home for England's Mark Stoneman and James Vince

England have a pair of batsmen who know all about life on the other side of the world as they prepare to return for this winter's Ashes

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