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Internationals the ‘pinnacle’, not franchise T20 – Buttler

International T20 should be the pinnacle of the format, not domestic leagues, according to Jos Buttler who does not endorse the view of England coach Trevor Bayliss that T20Is be restricted to a period around World T20 events. However, he added his voice to the growing calls that something needs to be done about the scheduling to ensure all three ...

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Test cricket already second best to T20, says Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan has given a dire prognosis on the future of Test cricket, saying the game’s premier format is already second best to T20 after years of neglect. England’s limited-overs captain was speaking in the wake of the decision by two of his one-day squad members in New Zealand – Adil Rashid and Alex Hales – to effectively end their ...

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A return to 50-over strengths after T20 troubles

Big Picture Neither of these teams hit their straps during the T20 tri-series, clinching a win apiece, with New Zealand edging into the final then underwhelming with the bat. But this series is a meeting between two confident 50-over outfits. England have had a week to dust themselves down from the T20 setbacks – which has included a couple of ...

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Billy Stanlake joins Yorkshire for T20 Blast

Yorkshire have signed fast bowler Billy Stanlake as an overseas player for the T20 Blast. The club anticipate the Australian should be available for at least 12 matches in the competition – he could miss the first couple if he is included in the Australia squad for their tour of Zimbabwe – alongside New Zealander Kane Williamson, who has already ...

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Hussain and Lloyd discuss the shift to T20 cricket

Times are changing rapidly in the world of cricket and this week Alex Hales joined Adil Rashid in turning his back on the game’s longer format. It came after England coach Trevor Bayliss said Twenty20 internationals should be scrapped and he would be happy to stand down as short-form coach. We asked Sportsmail’s experts Nasser Hussain and David Lloyd what ...

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Australia win Trans-Tasman T20 series over New Zealand

Australia maintained their perfect record in the Trans-Tasman Twenty20 series, seeing off co-hosts New Zealand in an unexpectedly low-scoring final at Eden Park. Victory came in unsatisfying fashion, with rain intervening and Australia 19 ahead on Duckworth/Lewis, but they were worthy winners for the fifth time in a row in a triangular tournament which also included a well-beaten England – ...

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Collingwood in frame to replace England T20 coach Bayliss

England will make a straight choice between Paul Farbrace and Paul Collingwood should they take Trevor Bayliss’s advice and replace him immediately as their Twenty20 coach. Bayliss, 55, caused a stir when he said he would happily stand down as England’s short-form coach now ahead of quitting the job entirely at the end of his contract after next year’s 50-over ...

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Bayliss willing to make way as T20 coach

Something has to give and Trevor Bayliss is happy for it to be him. Building on his argument that T20 internationals should be jettisoned from an unsustainably hectic schedule, the England coach has endorsed his deputy Paul Farbrace to take over from him in the shortest form of the game ahead of the timeline he has set for his departure ...

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