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Buttler 'considered quitting white-ball cricket'

England batsman Jos Buttler says he considered quitting white-ball cricket to regain his place in the Test team.

One-Day Cup: Hampshire pick up second win in two matches with victory against Surrey

Hampshire's Rilee Rossouw hits 90 off 68 balls against Surrey to help his side to a second One-Day Cup win in two games.

One-Day Cup: Alex Davies hits first one-day century as Lancashire hammer Durham

Alex Davies hits his first one-day century as Lancashire beat Durham by 192 runs in Manchester.

One-Day Cup: Paul Stirling leads Middlesex to win over Kent

Paul Stirling hits a century as Middlesex beat Kent by 70 runs to register their first One-Day Cup win of 2018.

Azhar shines in final Pakistan warm-up before England Test

Azhar Ali top scores as Pakistan draw with Leicestershire in their final game before this summer's two-match Test series in England.

Defending champions Mumbai Indians miss out on IPL play-offs

Defending champions Mumbai Indians fail to reach the play-off stage of the Indian Premier League after defeat by Delhi Daredevils.

One-Day Cup: Hildreth best earns Somerset win over Glamorgan

James Hildreth hits a career-best 159 as Somerset beat Glamorgan by 83 runs to earn their second One-Day Cup win.

One-Day Cup: Northants beat Nottinghamshire by 49 runs

One-Day Cup holders Notts Outlaws suffer their first white-ball defeat of 2018 as they are beaten by Northamptonshire.

One-Day Cup: Jeetan Patel stars as Bears beat Yorkshire at Headingley

Warwickshire skipper Jeetan Patel takes four wickets as the Bears beat Yorkshire in the One-Day Cup at Headingley.

One-Day Cup: Gloucestershire in successful chase at home to Essex

Gareth Roderick's unbeaten 87 helps Gloucestershire successfully chase down Essex's 287-7 to win their One-Day Cup game.

One-Day Cup: Worcestershire beat Derbyshire in opening game

Worcestershire begin their One-Day Cup campaign with a 50-run win over Derbyshire at New Road.

ECB supports ICC's proposal to scrap toss in Test cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board supports the International Cricket Council's plans to remove the coin toss in Test cricket.

Root to 'take more responsibility' and bat at number three

Joe Root is ready to take on "more responsibility" by moving to number three in England's upcoming Test series with Pakistan.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes Real Madrid v Liverpool in the Champions League final, England v Pakistan in the first Test and golf's PGA Championship.

Jos Buttler: England recall feels like another debut

England batsman Jos Buttler says his recall to the Test team "feels like another debut". He says he's been brought back in to play positive cricket and to try and score runs

The younger generation are not attracted to cricket - ECB chairman

England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves says the "younger generation are not attracted to cricket".

'I had to do my GSCEs in prison' - how an ex-convict is using cricket to educate children

Tanayah Sam tells BBC Sport how he uses cricket as a way to help educate children away from a life of crime.

Ireland must be smart on Test debut - Ford

Ireland coach Graham Ford says his team have to be fully focused in their first Test game if they are to challenge Pakistan at Malahide.

Kevin O'Brien: Test cricket the start of a new chapter for Ireland

Kevin O'Brien says the historic inaugural men's Test against Pakistan on Friday shows how much Irish cricket has progressed since his debut.

England v Pakistan: Who did BBC Sport users pick in the team for the first Test?

BBC Sport users have selected their England XI for the first Test against Pakistan - and there are no new faces.

Broad beats six million players in fantasy football game

England cricketer Stuart Broad tops the Fantasy Premier League table for the week, beating almost six million players from around the world.

Anxiety, cricket and a dog that gave me purpose - England World Cup winner Taylor

England World Cup winner Sarah Taylor talks openly on dealing with severe anxiety and the dog that gave her life "purpose" once more.

All Stars Cricket: Sign your children up for sessions this summer

All Stars Cricket, a programme to inspire the next generation of children to take up the sport, returns this summer.

A dozen county players 'paid or offered terms below minimum wage'

A dozen county players are being paid or offered terms below the national minimum wage, the Professional Cricketers' Association says.

The unheralded story of Australia's indigenous cricketers

The complex story of Australia's first UK sporting tour deserves recognition, modern players say.

County ins & outs - signings, departures and rumours

With the 2018 county season finally here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours.

Future tour dates

Details of forthcoming international cricket tours for which fixtures have been announced.

ICC Test, ODI and T20 rankings - teams, batsmen and bowlers

Official team and player rankings for men and women's Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches.

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