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Chris Woakes: England all-rounder extends Warwickshire contract until 2024

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at Warwickshire until 2024. The 33-year-old has 167 caps for his country across Test, one-day and T20 formats, taking 300 wickets and scoring 3,088 runs. Woakes was part of the England team to win the World Cup...
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Chris Woakes happy to be among the wickets after ‘tough tour’ of West Indies

Chris Woakes admitted he has fallen short of his best on England’s tour of the West Indies after being handed the responsibility of leading the attack.While James Anderson and Stuart Broad were sacrificed in a bid to give the side an injection of new energy for the future, the Warwickshire all-rounder was retained as the senior man in a new-look attack.He has been unfortunate to assume the responsibility on some of the most docile tracks in recent memory, labouring away for minimal rewards in Antigua and Barbados, and picked up three wickets in one spell on the second afternoon of...
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Chris Woakes takes three wickets as bowlers keep England alive in Grenada

Chris Woakes picked up three wickets on the second afternoon in Grenada as England’s bowlers kept the tourists firmly in the hunt against the West Indies.Defending a fragile first-innings score of 204, which leant heavily on a 90-run stand between last-wicket pair Jack Leach and Saqib Mahmood, the tourists had the Windies 134 for seven at tea.An untroubled opening stand of 50 between Kraigg Brathwaite and John Campbell had threatened to put the hosts in control of the match, but a combination of unpredictable bounce and some hostile bumpers caused chaos in the ranks.Searching for more wickets after tea.The hosts...
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The Ashes: Alex Carey takes brilliant catch to remove Chris Woakes

Watch as wicketkeeper Alex Carey takes a "brilliant" one-handed catch to remove Chris Woakes for five as Australia close in on victory in the fifth Ashes Test in Hobart. Available to UK users only. Watch highlights from every day's play of the fifth Ashes Test on BBC iPlayer from 18:00...
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The Ashes: Alex Carey survives after Chris Woakes no-ball

Alex Carey survives being bowled as Chris Woakes is judged to have overstepped on day three of the fifth Ashes Test in Hobart. Available to UK users only. Watch highlights from every day's play of the fifth Ashes Test on BBC iPlayer from 18:00 GMT.
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Chris Woakes backs Joe Root to continue as England captain

Chris Woakes has endorsed Joe Root continuing as England captain despite an abject showing in the Ashes which saw their hopes of reclaiming the urn disappear in just 12 days of cricket.Root and head coach Chris Silverwood have already kicked the inevitable questions about their positions into the long post-series grass but there is a feeling the skipper, at least, could have a say in his own future.If the tour continues its nose-dive trajectory, broader change is not off the cards but for now Root will overtake predecessor Sir Alastair Cook’s record of 59 Tests at the helm when...
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The Ashes: England captain Joe Root backed by Chris Woakes

All-rounder Chris Woakes has backed Joe Root to continue as England Test captain despite the crushing defeat in the Ashes series in Australia. The huge loss in the third Test put Australia 3-0 up with two Tests to play, meaning Root has not won any of his three Ashes series in charge.
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England's Chris Woakes is 'best in world' for line and length, says Nasser Hussain after Australia demolition

England's Chris Woakes ranks among the world's best white-ball bowlers when it comes to delivering consistent line and length, according to Sky Sports pundit Nasser Hussain. Woakes set the tone for England's resounding eight-wicket victory over old foes Australia at the T20 World Cup, reducing them to 15-3 inside the powerplay after a superb opening spell - along with a breathtaking one-handed catch to dismiss Steve Smith.
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England 'relatively relaxed' about travelling for the Ashes, says Chris Woakes

England men's cricketers are "relatively relaxed" about travelling to Australia for the Ashes in December, says all-rounder Chris Woakes. The England and Wales Cricket Board said on Friday the tour would go ahead "subject to several critical conditions". Players had expressed concerns over their families being allowed to travel, as...
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