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James Taylor signs for Shrewsbury Cricket Club

James Taylor signing for Shrewsbury Cricket Club might sound like an April Fool, but it’s not. The England Lions captain and a candidate for a place in England’s under-performing Test batting line-up this summer will play for the Shropshire club … Continue reading

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Harris hopeful of starting season with Glamorgan

Glamorgan seamer James Harris has set his sights on starting the new season despite still recovering from a recent hernia operation. Harris underwent surgery last month but has already returned to the nets and is aiming to make the opening … Continue reading

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Groin surgery for Harris as he aims to get stronger

Glamorgan seamer James Harris has undergone groin surgery on the injury which has ruled him out of England Lions’ February tour to Sri Lanka. But the Welsh county expect the 21-year-old to be fit for Glamorgan’s County Championship opener against … Continue reading

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Enforced rest proves ideal for fit-again Woakes

Warwickshire all-rounder Chris Woakes is itching to get back into action on the England Lions tour of Sri Lanka having enjoyed his first extended break from cricket in almost two years. Woakes was forced to return home from England’s one-day … Continue reading

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Woakes to use Lions chance to press senior claims

Warwickshire’s England one-day international all-rounder Chris Woakes will make his return to action after three months out with a thigh injury with England Lions in Sri Lanka next week. Woakes was forced to return home early from England’s one-day series … Continue reading

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Rankin injury cuts short his England Lions tour

Warwickshire and Ireland pace bowler Boyd Rankin has been ruled out of the remainder of the England Lions tour of Bangladesh. Rankin is to return home having aggravated a minor thigh strain on the tour in which he played only … Continue reading

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Taylor excited by challenge of taking on England

England Lions skipper James Taylor believes his team’s forthcoming match against the senior England side is the ideal opportunity to press his claims for a call-up. Nottinghamshire’s new signing was recently handed the captaincy of the 16-man squad for next … Continue reading

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James Taylor reflects on his season: listen now

PODCAST: Leicestershire batsman James Taylor reflects on a season that has seen him captain the England Lions and win the Twenty20… Kevin Hand talks to James Taylor For more county podcasts see here For more podcasts from Kevin Hand, see here

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Lions call-up is a pleasant shock for Nash

The latest Sussex player to join the ranks of England’s internationals admits his call-up took him completely by surprise. Chris Nash, opening batsman in four-day cricket and emerging all-rounder across shorter formats, was having an eve-of-match dinner with Ed Joyce … Continue reading

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Samit Patel: “I need to impress again”: listen now

PODCAST: Samit Patel talks about his England Lions call-up. Dave Bracegirdle talks to Samit Patel, listen here For more podcasts see here For more podcasts from Dave Bracegirdle, see here

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