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Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Oliver Yew looks at the leading contenders should the ECB start the search for a new captain

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Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Oliver Yew looks at the leading contenders should the ECB start the search for a new captain

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England v India 2nd Test Review – Lots of question marks for England

England v India 2nd Test Review – Lots of question marks for England

Anyone who sat and watched the debacle of England’s demise in the second test will know big changes will need to be made. Alex Johnson takes us through what happened…

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Ed Hawkins: Anderson and Broad to blame for England loss

Ed Hawkins: Anderson and Broad to blame for England loss

Our cricket correspondent argues that England’s woes are chiefly down to their senior bowlers being unable to bowl the right line and length on a helpful pitch

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Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Cook now 11/4 not to be captain for third Test with Morgan 8/1 to be next skipper

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Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Cook now 11/4 not to be captain for third Test with Morgan 8/1 to be next skipper

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England v India: Dhoni’s men odds-on for series victory after Lord’s win

England v India: Dhoni’s men odds-on for series victory after Lord’s win

India have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match series against England after completing a thoroughly deserved victory at Lord’s this afternoon. Dan Thomas takes a look at the markets…

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Best bets for Second Test: Bank on Root to ton up again

Best bets for Second Test: Bank on Root to ton up again

Alastair Cook to fail in an England win complete our round up of profitable Lord’s bets

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England v India Second Test Betting: Another run fest likely at Lord’s

England v India Second Test Betting: Another run fest likely at Lord’s

Ed Hawkins previews game two at Headquarters, which starts on Thursday, and says those hoping for a result pitch could be disappointed…

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The pressure keeps ratcheting up on Alastair Cook

The pressure keeps ratcheting up on Alastair Cook

Being captain of your country should be one of the proudest moments in anyone’s sporting life but for Alastair Cook, that pressure just keeps building. Alex Johnson looks at the second test.

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JULY 16: ALL OTHER SPORTS TIPS

JULY 16: ALL OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE Tour de France continues to throw up thrills and spills and we’re counting down to the start of The Open at Hoylake on Thursday. Ace Venturer has put up expert golf tips but the ones I’m following are US Open champion Martin Kaymer – and not just because he has a Clydebank caddie – [...]

Ed Hawkins: Life’s a pitch but England and India have forgotten how to win

Ed Hawkins: Life’s a pitch but England and India have forgotten how to win

In the wake of the stalemate at Trent Bridge, our cricket correspondent concedes that the pitch was a dud but says the Test still exposed insecurities in the two teams. He is also aghast at the return of Simon Kerrigan to the international arena…

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Alastair Cook & MS Dhoni want better pitches

Alastair Cook & MS Dhoni want better pitches

It has been billed as a key series for both England and India but if the pitches are this dead then it won’t tell either team much…

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Alastair Cook needs to start strong in the first test against India

Alastair Cook needs to start strong in the first test against India

Alastair Cook needs to hit the ground running in the first test otherwise the noise surrounding his batting and captaincy may overshadow what could be a fantastic series.

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Alastair Cook faces make or break India series

Alastair Cook faces make or break India series

It has not been the best summer so far for Alastair Cook and this India series will either be the making of him as England captain or will be the end of his time in charge writes Alex Johnson.

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England v India First Test Betting: Anderson’s chance to be a hero

England v India First Test Betting: Anderson’s chance to be a hero

Ed Hawkins previews the contest which begins at Trent Bridge on Wednesday with both sides vulnerable in seaming and swinging conditions

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Why this 66/1 chance can be England’s top scorer v India

Why this 66/1 chance can be England’s top scorer v India

Broad has the best average of any recent Englishman to play Tests at Trent Bridge

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England v India Test Series Betting: Hosts not to be trusted at short odds

England v India Test Series Betting: Hosts not to be trusted at short odds

Ed Hawkins previews the five-Test series between two sides wracked by self-doubt and poor form but, he says, that does not mean the contest will be dull…

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West Indies v New Zealand T20 Betting: Odds make Kiwis the call

West Indies v New Zealand T20 Betting: Odds make Kiwis the call

Ed Hawkins, with nine winners from his last 12 tips, previews the final contest from Dominica on Sunday night with the tourists looking to preserve their lead…

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West Indies v New Zealand T20 Betting: Kiwis the call

West Indies v New Zealand T20 Betting: Kiwis the call

Ed Hawkins previews the first of two T20 contests in Dominica and expects Brendon McCullum’s side to prove the odds wrong on Saturday, live on Sky Sports…

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