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Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Middlesex, England batsman Nick Compton to take break from cricket
Middlesex and England batsman Nick Compton is to take a break from cricket, the county club and the England & Wales Cricket Board have agreed.
Jun 23, 18:57
Alex Hales of England bats during day three of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's on June 11, 2016
Chris Woakes, Alex Hales help England to lead of 237 over Sri Lanka
Chris Woakes and Alex Hales help England rack up a 237-run lead over Sri Lanka on day three of the third Test at Lord's.
Jun 11, 19:47
England batsman Nick Compton hits the winning runs during day four of the Test match against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
Result: England wrap up series win over Sri Lanka with nine-wicket victory in second Test
England wrap up a series win over Sri Lanka by winning the second Test by nine wickets in Durham.
May 30, 16:44
Joe Root in action on day four of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 29, 2015
England comfortable after closing day one of second Test against Sri Lanka on 310-6
England are in a comfortable position after reaching stumps on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka on 310-6 in Durham.
May 27, 18:11
Jonny Bairstow stomps off on day one of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 22, 2016
Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow halted by rain at Headingley
England end day one of their meeting with Sri Lanka on 171-5 after a slow start to the first Test at Headingley.
May 19, 18:29
Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
Reports: Uncapped James Vince, Jake Ball in England Test squad
James Vince and Jake Ball will be included in the England Test squad for the first time, according to numerous outlets.
May 11, 20:25
 England coach Trevor Bayliss looks on during an England training session at Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Trevor Bayliss mulls batting order change
England head coach Trevor Bayliss admits that he is considering changing the batting order following the side's collapse during the final Test in South Africa.
Jan 27, 21:36
Kagiso Rabada celebrates dismissing Alex Hales on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
England lose three early wickets in chase of 382-run target
England's openers crumble as they end day four of the final Test on 52-3, requiring 330 runs to beat South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 25, 16:38
Kagiso Rabada celebrates the wicket of Joe Root on day three of the fourth Test between South Arica and England on January 24, 2016
Kagiso Rabada stars as South Africa add to lead
Kagiso Rabada claims seven wickets in the first England innings as South Africa take pole position in the fourth Test.
Jan 24, 16:21
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Ben Stokes: 'We let South Africa off the hook'
Ben Stokes rues opportunities missed after England allow South Africa to amass 475 runs during the final Test in Centurion.
Jan 23, 20:40
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Alastair Cook leads England fightback
Alastair Cook gets a half-century as the tourists reduce the deficit to 337 runs on the second day of the fourth Test between South Africa and England.
Jan 23, 19:27
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
England batsman Joe Root stars with century on day two in Johannesburg
Joe Root scores his ninth Test century as England battle back from a tough start and close in on South Africa's first-innings total in the third Test.
Jan 15, 15:19
Nick Compton in action on day one of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 26, 2015
England's Nick Compton misses training
A stomach illness prevents Nick Compton from taking part in an England training session today.
Jan 11, 10:33
Joe Root is dismissed on day five of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 6, 2016
Result: England maintain series lead with draw in second Test against South Africa
South Africa and England draw the second Test in Cape Town after bad light and rain brought a premature end to play on day five in Cape Town.
Jan 6, 14:58
Ben 'stunning' Stokes celebrates with teammates on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Hashim Amla leads South Africa fightback after Ben Stokes showpiece for England
Hashim Amla leads the fightback as South Africa keep themselves in the second Test against England after Ben Stokes scored a historic double-hundred on day two.
Jan 3, 16:00
A celebratory Steven Finn in action on day three of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 28, 2015
England dominate day three to take control of first Test in South Africa
England put themselves in command of the first Test against South Africa with a dominant third day in Durban.
Dec 28, 20:39
South Africa's Morne Morkel delights in taking the wicket of England's Chris Woakes on December 27, 2015
England all out for 303
South Africa bowl out touring England for 303 runs during the first innings of the opening Test match in Durban.
Dec 27, 10:25
Nick Compton in action on day one of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 26, 2015
Nick Compton, James Taylor lead England fightback against South Africa
Nick Compton and James Taylor both hit half-centuries as England fight back from 49-3 to finish day one of the first Test against South Africa on 179-4.
Dec 26, 21:16
South Africa celebrate after Dale Steyn took the wicket of England captain Alastair Cook on day one of the first Test in Durban on December 26, 2015
Alastair Cook falls before rain forces lunch in first South Africa-England Test
South Africa paceman Dale Steyn removes England captain Alastair Cook for a duck before lunch is taken early in the first Test in Durban due to rain.
Dec 26, 10:08
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Return knock pleases Nick Compton
Nick Compton speaks of his happiness after scoring 58 runs on his return to action for England in South Africa.
Dec 16, 10:33
Englands Ben Stokes celebrates reaching his century during play on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 24, 2015
England's James Taylor, Ben Stokes hit warm-up centuries
James Taylor and Ben Stokes both hit three figures during England's tour encounter against a South Africa Invitational XI.
Dec 15, 19:56
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton makes 58 on England return
Following his two-year Test exile, England's Nick Compton produces a knock of 58 runs in a warm-up match in South Africa.
Dec 15, 12:25
Sir Ian Botham, Laureus Academy Member speaks to the media during the Sri Lanka Walk Launch on June 12, 2013
Ian Botham: 'England will not rush decision on number three'
Sir Ian Botham believes that England will not rush to make a decision about who will bat at three against South Africa.
Dec 13, 13:21
England's Ben Stokes and England players celebrates as England wrap up the game and retain the Ashes on the third day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England on August 8, 2015
England in South Africa: Who makes the XI?
Sports Mole picks the 11 players that should take to the field for England's first Test match away in South Africa later this month.
Dec 1, 12:16
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton relieved to be back in England squad
Nick Compton admits that he was not sure if he would ever play for England again, before being recalled to the side.
Nov 19, 12:59
Ian Bell during an England portrait session in May 2015
Ian Bell dropped from England Test squad for South Africa series
Ian Bell is left out of the England Test squad for the tour of South Africa.
Nov 19, 10:04
Australia's Mitchell Marsh (L) celebrates bowling out Englands Captain Alastair Cook (down) on the third day of the second Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia at Lord's cricket ground in London, on July 18, 2015
Third Ashes Test: Should England make changes?
Following their Ashes humiliation at Lord's, Sports Mole assesses whether England need to make any changes ahead of the Edgbaston Test.
Jul 20, 12:06
Michael Carberry of Hampshire celebrates after reaching his century during the Friends Life T20 Quarter Final between Hampshire Royals and Lancashire Lightning at Ageas Bowl on August 7, 2013
Result: Michael Carberry guides Hampshire to victory over Middlesex
Hampshire continue their fine T20 Blast campaign with a comfortable 11-run victory over Middlesex at Lord's.
Jun 18, 21:15
Owais Shah of Hampshire hits out while Ben Brown of Sussex looks on during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Sussex Sharks and Hampshire at The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground on May 23, 2014
Result: Hampshire secure straightforward win over Middlesex Panthers
Michael Carberry and Owais Shah each score half-centuries to help Hampshire on their way to a 19-run victory over Middlesex Panthers at the Ageas Bowl.
Jun 4, 21:34
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton "desperately keen" to earn England recall
Nick Compton harbours hopes of being called up to the England fold once again, following a two-year hiatus from international action.
May 21, 12:03
Alex Hales of Nottinghamshire hits the ball towards the boundary, as Tim Ambrose of Warwickshire looks on during the NatWest T20 Blast match between Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire at Trent Bridge on May 15, 2015
T20 Blast roundup: Alex Hales destroys defending champions Birmingham Bears
Sports Mole rounds up the opening round of the T20 Blast as Alex Hales destroys Birmingham Bears to get Nottinghamshire Outlaws off to a winning start.
May 15, 22:12
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton 'not giving up' on England career
Opening batsman Nick Compton describes being dropped by England in 2013 as "like being dumped by a girlfriend", but is refusing to give up on his international career.
Apr 3, 21:01
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie delighted with Yorkshire performance against MCC
Jason Gillespie praises his Yorkshire side following an emphatic win over MCC in Abu Dhabi.
Mar 25, 03:17
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Ex-England batsman Nick Compton rejoins Middlesex
Middlesex re-sign former England batsman Nick Compton on a three-year deal.
Dec 12, 15:19
Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke pays tribute to Phillip Hughes during the Funeral Service for Phillip Hughes at Macksville High School Stadium on December 3, 2014
Nick Compton: 'Michael Clarke's tribute to Phil Hughes was special'
Nick Compton praises Australia captain Michael Clarke for speaking "from the heart" during the funeral of late batsman Phil Hughes.
Dec 3, 13:44
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton leaves Somerset by mutual consent
Former England Test match opener Nick Compton leaves Somerset by mutual consent to relocate to London, and could be poised to rejoin former county Middlesex.
Nov 14, 19:59
Gary Ballance in action during day four of the LV County Championship division One match between Yorkshire and Middlesex at Headingley on September 20, 2013
What we learned in the 2014 season
Sports Mole looks back on the lessons learned from the 2014 season in England.
Oct 3, 11:50
Luke Wright of Sussex hits out while Mark Wallace of Glamorgan looks on during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Sussex Sharks and Glamorgan at The BrightonAndHoveJobs.com County Ground on July 15, 2014
T20 Blast roundup: Luke Wright helps Sussex Sharks to world record run chase
Sports Mole rounds up Friday's T20 Blast action, as the Birmingham Bears, Glamorgan and Worcestershire Rapids all qualify for the knockout stages.
Jul 26, 00:24
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands in the field for Surrey on August 19, 2012.
Result: Kevin Pietersen inspires Surrey victory over Somerset
Kevin Pietersen acheives his highest score of the domestic season during Surrey's win over Somerset.
Jul 17, 00:20
Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff in a punditry role for Sky TV on July 7, 2011
T20 Blast roundup: Andrew Flintoff helps Lancashire Lightning into quarter-finals
Sports Mole rounds up Friday's T20 Blast action as Andrew Flintoff and Jonny Bairstow inspire the Roses counties to important victories in the North Division.
Jul 11, 23:10