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Oli Fisher

What England’s 15-man squad for the 2019 World Cup should be

Ed Smith has to reveal his final 15-man squad for the World Cup at Lord's on Tuesday, but we've saved him the hassle by naming it here...
Stuart Broad hat-trick England West Indies

England fail to take 20 wickets in Barbados tour match

The CWI President’s XI ended the second and final day of their tour match against England on a heroic 203/19 (NINETEEN) as England bowled throughout the day and rarely had to wait long for wickets. Would a 20th wicket have meant victory or would some poor sod have had to come out for a third […]
Olly Stone England Warwickshire West Indies

Stone ruled out of West Indies series with back injury

England seamer Olly Stone has been ruled out of the West Indies Test series with a back injury. Stone reported stiffness in his lower left back after taking part in a light practice session on Sunday and scans in Barbados revealed a stress injury. The 25-year-old had been hoping to make his Test debut in […]
Joe Root England West Indies Barbados

Root sparkles before England collapse in Barbados

Captain Joe Root was quick to find form on day one of England’s first warm-up in the West Indies but a lower-order collapse offered a warning against complacency in Barbados. Root fashioned a fluent run-a-ball 87 against a CWI President’s XI, hitting 12 fours and two sixes to put a lean stint in Australia’s Big […]