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Alex Hales: “Playing Lions is a massive honour”: listen now

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

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Young Lion Harris on brink of historic landmark

Seam bowler James Harris will look to celebrate his recall to the England Lions squad for the forthcoming series against Sri Lanka A by becoming the youngest Glamorgan player to reach 200 first-class wickets. Harris, 21, goes into Glamorgan’s LV … Continue reading

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Samit Patel: I’ve turned a corner with the selectors: listen now

PODCAST: England Lions all-rounder Samit Patel, a controversial omission from England’s World Cup squad, talks about his hopes of international selection this summer and a belief that his early-season performances for both the Lions and Nottinghamshire will find favour with … Continue reading

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James Harris: Disappointing to miss out on Lions: listen now

PODCAST: Glamorgan bowler James Harris talks about the county’s strong start to the season despite the turmoil during the winter and admits his to disappointment on missing out on the England Lions squad to play Sri Lanka … Kevin Hand … Continue reading

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Martyn Moxon: Lions calls penalise England player production

I’m currently one of several county coaches who find themselves very frustrated and aggrieved by the England Lions situation. Injuries had already made things very difficult for my Yorkshire team in the recent Roses match at Liverpool without the fact … Continue reading

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Double standards if Onions cannot play: Harmison

As they wait to see whether they can reunite Steve Harmison and Graham Onions for back-to-back games against County Championship top three rivals in the next ten days, Durham are at least confident they will reap the dividends of Harmison’s … Continue reading

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Finn and Morgan should be playing for Middlesex: Codrington

Middlesex chief executive Vinny Codrington has criticised the playing of England Lions matches during the domestic season. Codrington believes that Middlesex pair Steven Finn and Eoin Morgan, for example, should not be representing the Lions in a four-day game against … Continue reading

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Woakes injury follows heavy winter workload

Warwickshire allrounder Chris Woakes has been ruled out of contention for a place in the England Lions side for their tour match against Sri Lanka at Derby from May 19. The 22-year-old has been ruled out with sore shins which … Continue reading

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Rashid enjoying his winter of content

Adil Rashid has had plenty to celebrate recently, helping South Australia to their first trophy for 15 years before flying to the West Indies just in time for his 23rd birthday. On his arrival in the Caribbean he went straight … Continue reading

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Lion Harris aims to follow Finn and Woakes

Glamorgan seamer James Harris has headed out on the England Lions tour of West Indies determined to emulate England new boys Steven Finn and Chris Woakes. While Finn has broken into the Test team and Woakes has made a name … Continue reading

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