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Alastair Cook pictured in September 2018
On This Day: Alastair Cook named England's new ODI captain
Alastair Cook replaced Andrew Strauss, who retired from one-day cricket, while Stuart Broad took over from Paul Collingwood.
May 5, 08:06
Andy Flower pictured in June 2017
On This Day: England appoint Andy Flower as team director
The former Zimbabwe captain had been in charge on an interim basis since the previous January following Peter Moores' sacking.
Apr 15, 08:13
David Warner in action for Australia on June 20, 2019
Australia's David Warner rejoins Southern Brave for Hundred
The Australia opener rejoins Southern Brave for the inaugural competition.
Feb 23, 17:25
Ashley Giles pictured in March 2014
On This Day in 2012 - Ashley Giles named England limited-overs head coach
Team director and Test boss Andy Flower was keen to reduce his own workload and Ashley Giles seized the opportunity.
Nov 28, 08:56
Andy Flower pictured in June 2017
On this day: Andy Flower takes over as permanent England team director
England won an Ashes Test series in Australia for the first time in 24 years in 2010/11 under the Zimbabwean.
Apr 15, 09:02
Andy Flower pictured in June 2017
Andrew Strauss : 'Departing Andy Flower the best coach I ever worked with'
Sir Andrew Strauss would like to see former England head coach Andy Flower remain on these shores.
Nov 5, 09:35
Andy Flower pictured in June 2017
Andy Flower steps down from ECB after 12 years
The Zimbabwean had a successful stint as England head coach.
Oct 12, 10:29
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
James Anderson hails Andrew Strauss as his "best captain"
Strauss was recognised in former Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation honours list.
Sep 10, 16:31
Robert Mugabe in his 2009 pomp
Andy Flower hopeful for Zimbabwe's future after Robert Mugabe's death
Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower wore a black armband during a 2003 World Cup match in Harare in protest at Mugabe's regime.
Sep 6, 22:13
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Henry Olonga insists he gets no pleasure from "vicious tyrant" Mugabe's death
The former fast bowler protested along with Andy Flower at the 2003 World Cup.
Sep 6, 13:39
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Andrew Strauss to step down temporarily to support cancer-stricken wife
Andrew Strauss confirms that he will step down as director of England cricket on a temporary basis in order to support his wife Ruth, who is undergoing cancer treatment.
May 22, 22:26
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England's Jonny Bairstow: 'I have proved doubters wrong'
Jonny Bairstow admits that it feels "nice" to prove his doubters wrong following a record-breaking display in England's first-Test win over Bangladesh.
Oct 27, 23:02
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ECB confirms changes to coin toss for 2016 Championship
The England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that the traditional coin toss will be altered in both divisions of next season's County Championship.
Nov 26, 21:01
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Daniel Vettori to work with England Performance Programme
The England Performance Programme confirm that ex-New Zealand international Daniel Vettori will work with the spin-bowlers in the United Arab Emirates.
Oct 12, 16:36
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Australia big guns removed as England bowlers fight back
Australia finish day two of the first Ashes Test against England on 264-5, 166 runs behind the hosts' first-innings mark.
Jul 9, 18:42
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Sports Mole's England XI for West Indies tour
Sports Mole picks the 11 players that we believe should take the field for England in the first Test against the West Indies in April.
Mar 22, 11:53
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Andrew Strauss: Kevin Pietersen book has "diminished" success
Andrew Strauss admits that remarks made by Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography have taken the shine off England's success during his era as captain.
Nov 18, 06:07
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James Anderson: 'Fielders didn't need to apologise for mistakes'
James Anderson dismisses claims made by Kevin Pietersen that fielders were forced to apologise for mistakes when playing for England.
Nov 8, 02:51
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Ben Stokes: 'Kevin Pietersen saga has been given too much attention'
Ben Stokes believes that the attention received by Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has stolen focus from England ahead of a busy few months of cricket.
Nov 5, 02:41
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Eoin Morgan: 'It's sad that Kevin Pietersen isn't playing international cricket'
Eoin Morgan says that it is "unbelievable" that a cricketer of Kevin Pietersen's quality is no longer playing for England.
Oct 20, 08:35
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Graeme Swann: 'Kevin Pietersen accusations for publicity'
Graeme Swann claims that Kevin Pietersen made a number of accusations about former colleagues in an attempt to sell more copies of his autobiography.
Oct 17, 03:57
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Alastair Cook: 'Matt Prior is a great man'
England captain Alastair Cook is adamant that Matt Prior was not a bully or a negative influence in the dressing room amid criticism from Kevin Pietersen.
Oct 14, 02:16
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Alastair Cook defends Andy Flower regime
England captain Alastair Cook insists that Andy Flower was responsible for a lot of the team's success amid criticism from Kevin Pietersen.
Oct 13, 05:17
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Alastair Cook: 'There was no bullying culture'
Alastair Cook denies the remarks made by Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography that there was a bullying culture in the England dressing room.
Oct 13, 04:40
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Alastair Cook: Kevin Pietersen book has "tarnished" England success
England captain Alastair Cook feels that his side's success under Andy Flower has been "tarnished" by Kevin Pietersen's autobiography.
Oct 13, 04:19
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Cricket broadcaster Jonathan Agnew quits Twitter over Kevin Pietersen row
Cricket broadcaster Jonathan Agnew quits Twitter after being targeted for abuse for his comments on the Kevin Pietersen saga.
Oct 10, 12:22
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Kevin Pietersen saga: No one wins as ECB fail to take higher ground
Sports Mole takes a look at how the Kevin Pietersen saga has had an impact on the future of English cricket.
Oct 10, 10:37
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Kevin Pietersen: 'I would do anything to play for England again'
Kevin Pietersen admits that he would love to play for England again despite being told by the ECB that he had no future with the team in February.
Oct 10, 00:45
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Andrew Strauss: 'England team is the victim'
Former England captain Andrew Strauss feels that the national team is the victim of the revelations made by Kevin Pietersen and the ECB over the past week.
Oct 10, 00:22
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Alec Stewart told ECB of England trio involved in Kevin Pietersen parody account
Alec Stewart reveals that he spoke to the ECB about the involvement of Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad and Tim Bresnan in a Kevin Pietersen parody account on Twitter.
Oct 9, 02:11
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Ex-England coach Ashley Giles: 'Kevin Pietersen and I got on very well'
Former England one-day coach Ashley Giles says that he had no problems with Kevin Pietersen, who has sparked controversy with his autobiography.
Oct 8, 13:17
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Kevin Pietersen "humbled" by turnout at Manchester book signing
Kevin Pietersen admits that he is "humbled and overwhelmed" by the number of fans who turned up to his book signing in Manchester.
Oct 8, 09:25
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Kevin Pietersen: 'I had to defend myself'
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands by the comments made in his autobiography and insists that he needed to "defend" himself.
Oct 7, 22:35
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England and Wales Cricket Board's alleged dossier on Kevin Pietersen leaked?
The ECB's dossier on Kevin Pietersen's alleged behaviour during England's disastrous winter Ashes tour is understood to have been leaked.
Oct 7, 18:17
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Kevin Pietersen: 'Former England coach Andy Flower always had it in for me'
Kevin Pietersen says that former England head coach Andy Flower 'always had it in for him'.
Oct 7, 08:59
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Kevin Pietersen slams Andy Flower's 'regime of fear'
Kevin Pietersen slams coach Andy Flower for the way he worked during their time together for England.
Oct 6, 05:01
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Andy Flower to coach England Lions in triangular series
Andy Flower will coach the England Lions in August's triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A.
Jul 25, 04:22
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Andy Flower defends Alastair Cook amid criticism
Former England coach Andy Flower believes that the criticism of Alastair Cook's captaincy and form is unfair given his past performances for the Three Lions.
Jul 6, 02:48
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Kevin Pietersen: 'I had no issues with other players'
Kevin Pietersen is adamant that his relationship with the rest of the England squad was fine during the tour of Australia and feels that only Andy Flower wanted him out.
Jun 9, 05:04
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Stuart Broad 'delighted with Peter Moores second chance'
Fast bowler Stuart Broad praises the coaching style of Peter Moores and is delighted that the 51-year-old has been given a second shot at the helm of the England team.
May 7, 00:07

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Tuesday's key events

· Team GB trio Vicky Holland, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth all have realistic medal hopes in the women's event (10.30pm-1am)

· After an impressive opening day, Great Britain play their final group game against a Fiji side level with them at the top of the pool, but also yet to hit their brilliant best (1.30am)

· After disappointment for friend and housemate Jade Jones, Bianca Walkden will go for gold in the women's +67kg category (2am-2.30pm)
· Mahama Cho is another medal contender for Team GB in the men's +80kg class (2am-2.30pm)

· Team GB's Duncan Scott has the chance to claim his first individual Olympic medal in the men's 200m freestyle final. Teammate Tom Dean is also involved. (2.43am)
· Kathleen Dawson is the Team GB representative in the women's 100m backstroke final (2.51am)

· Eden Cheng and Lois Toulson will look to emulate Tom Daley and Matty Lee's success in the women's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

· Three-time Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin is part of a Team GB team going for gold in the dressage team Grand Prix final (9.30am)

· Superstar Simone Biles leads the United States side in the women's team final (11.45am-2.10pm)

· Team GB's women's team play their final group game, taking on Canada with qualification for the knockout rounds already secured (12pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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