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War games ahead of England series: Bangladeshi army commandos abseil into national stadium

War games ahead of England series: Bangladeshi army commandos abseil into national stadium

22 people were killed in July's assault on the Holey Artisan Cafe in Dhaka's upmarket Gulshan district, casting doubt over whether Bangladesh's security forces could guarantee the England team's safety.

England cricketers arrive in Bangladesh amid tight security

England cricketers arrive in Bangladesh amid tight security

England`s tour, which also comprises two Tests, was thrown into doubt after an attack on a cafe in Dhaka in July that killed 18 foreigners.

Bangladesh make new safety pledges for England's September tour

Bangladesh make new safety pledges for England's September tour

Australia`s senior team also pulled out of a series in October last year over safety fears and Bangladesh, the newest Test-playing nation, has been desperate to ensure that England does not follow their example.

Alistair Cook receives flak for poor performance in Trent Bridge

Calls for England cricket team Captain Alistair Cook to step down from captaincy are growing louder with his dismal performance in the last two test series that England played against Sri Lanka and India.

Time for MS Dhoni & Co. to settle scores with England

India have reached England for nearly a two-month long tour, which will kick-start with a five-match Test series, followed by five-match ODI series and a sole T20I.

Cook to sit out England`s West Indies tour

England captain Alistair Cook revealed on Sunday that he will not take part in his side`s tour of the West Indies in February and March.

Cook cites last summer`s `Pietersen row` as effect spats can have on team morale

England captain Alistair Cook has admitted that the his team had a `bad experience` last summer with a disruptive Kevin Pietersen, who was banned from the England team last year for sending derogatory texts about then-captain Andrew Strauss to South African opponents

Oz pace attack select Cook as main `target` in Ashes

Australian bowlers have reportedly selected England captain Alastair Cook as their main target in the back-to-back Ashes series, as they believe that the loss of England`s top batsman can see the their batting order stumble.

`Injured` KP missing IPL blessing in disguise ahead of Ashes: Cook

Alastair Cook has said he is disappointed England`s premier Test batsman Kevin Pietersen`s season has been ended sooner than they would have liked, but the captain added the fact that he would miss the Indian Premier League (IPL) season could be a blessing in disguise for them ahead of the all-important Ashes series this year.

Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem

Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday and resulted in two reprieves for England opener Alistair Cook.

Man dies minutes after scaling Mt Kilimanjaro

A 69-year-old Briton collapsed and died just minutes after fulfilling a life-long ambition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.