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Simon Hughes: Bell omission sums up Broad’s woes

Stuart Broad could not have had a worst start to his international captaincy career. He lost the toss, selected a strange side, got the opening pair wrong with the bat and the ball, and lost the game comfortably. Of course, … Continue reading

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Ian Bell: “I’ll see out my career with Warwickshire”

England batsman Ian Bell has confirmed that he would like to see out his county career with Warwickshire. Bell, 29, made his debut for Warwickshire in the final match of the 1999 season when he was summoned from the classroom … Continue reading

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Bell opts for more match practice in CB40 fixture

England batsman Ian Bell has opted for another extra innings with Warwickshire, in the Clydesdale Bank 40 match against Leicestershire at Grace Road on May 15, ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Bell played in what was originally … Continue reading

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England agree to grant Bell extra match

England have given batsman Ian Bell permission  to make an unexpected appearance for Warwickshire in their Clydesdale Bank 40 group match against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road on Sunday May 8. Bell was originally due to play only in three County … Continue reading

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Bell welcomes appointment of captaincy trio

Ian Bell has welcomed the appointment of England’s new captaincy trio as “an exciting approach”. Andrew Strauss will remain captain of the Test team but has handed over the reins of the one-day side to Alastair Cook. But Cook is … Continue reading

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John Emburey: England facing serious World Cup questions

Even if England manage to beat the West Indies in their final group match I cannot see them progressing beyond the quarter-finals of this World Cup. And, unless there is a remarkable turnaround in form and performance, I think that … Continue reading

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Mills urges ECB major matches reform

Warwickshire’s treasurer Steven Mills has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board to “get off the fence” and agree a new way of allocating major matches. The bidding process that has increased the number of English Test venues in recent … Continue reading

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Cool Bell would have been IPL bargain

So it is now eight Twenty20 wins on the trot for England, a world record, if that means anything given the short history of Twenty20 internationals. How have they done it? Staying cool would have to be the number one … Continue reading

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County opposition for Warwicks in Barbados

Warwickshire will play county rivals Essex and Hampshire on their pre-season tour of Barbados in March. They are among five counties who have opted to prepare for the earliest-ever start to the County Championship season with some warm weather training … Continue reading

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Bell elevation to five would boost England

So, three weeks of sparring and they are level on points going into the final two rounds. The coaches will be in their respective corners towelling down their men. They will be encouraging them and inspiring them and making one … Continue reading

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