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Bangladesh v England: We need to come out top in this big battle, says Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad believes the thrilling finale that awaits England and Bangladesh on the final morning of the first Test in Chittagong today will be one of the most nerve-wracking finishes of his career.

England's Jonny Bairstow, right, plays a shot, as Bangladesh's Mominul Haque, left, jumps during the third day of their first cricket test match in Chittagong, Bangladesh, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

England v Bangladesh: Ben Stokes revives England’s batting as Jonny Bairstow passes run-scoring record

Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow broke the record for the most runs scored by a wicket-keeper in a calendar year as England built a competitive lead against Bangladesh on day three.

Career highlight: England and Yorkshire batting star Joe Root leaves the pitch after being caught out for his highest score of 254 against Pakistan during the second day of the Second Test at Old Trafford this year. (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA)

Weekend Interview: Joe Root remains happy to take lead from Alastair Cook

There has become a familiar sight at the crease for England supporters watching Test cricket over the last two years.

A general view of the sunset at Headingley during the Royal London One-Day Series between England and Pakistan on September 1. (Picture: Alex Whitehead/

Yorkshire set for day-nighter Championship match at Headingley

Yorkshire chief executive Mark Arthur believes it would be a “great opportunity” to stage a ground-breaking day-night pink-ball fixture in the Specsavers County Championship at Headingley next season.

England's Gareth Batty celebrates the dismissal of Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal.

Batty overcomes nerves on his England return in Chittagong

England spinner Gareth Batty admitted his first Test appearance for more than 11 years was the most nerve-racking moment of a career spanning nearly two decades.

Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates his century against Middlesex

Yorkshire’s Tim Bresnan goes under knife to repair elbow issue

Yorkshire all-rounder Tim Bresnan has undergone surgery to fix his troublesome right elbow.

England's Moeen Ali, third right, celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of Bangladesh's Mominul Haque

Bangladesh v England, day 2: It’s that man again as hosts close in on England

Tamim Iqbal continued his love affair with England to put Bangladesh in a promising position after day two of the first Test in Chittagong.

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England's Jonny Bairstow plays a ball on the first day of their first cricket test match against Bangladesh in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

Bangladesh v England: Jonny Bairstow’s milestone knock as Ali’s ‘dirty runs’ rescue England

Moeen Ali admitted England made “dirty runs” after Bangladesh’s 18-year-old spinner Mehedi Hasan’s five-wicket haul on debut put the tourists under pressure in Chittagong.

England's James Anderson. Picture: PA.

Bangladesh v England - Alastair Cook prepares to make history as England suffer further James Anderson blow

England captain Alastair Cook revealed on the eve of the first Test against Bangladesh that pace spearhead James Anderson’s injury woes will continue into the India series next month.

James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA

Shoulder injury keeps James Anderson on the sidelines for England

England seamer James Anderson will miss the first Test against India next month as he continues his recovery from an injury to his right shoulder.

England's captain Alastair Cook. Picture: PA.

No regrets from proud dad Alastair Cook back as he returns to lead the way for England

Alastair Cook felt a responsibility to lead England in Bangladesh even though the decision meant leaving his newborn daughter and family behind.

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Ben Duckett celebrates his century for Northants. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Duckett stakes claim for Test bow and leaves Yorkshire’s Ballance sweating for place

Ben Duckett would be content to make his England Test debut later this week as opening partner to Alastair Cook or in the middle order after an incredible past few weeks in Bangladesh.

tight spell:Steve Finn was Englands most economincal bowler in the tourists last warm-up game in Chittagong before Thursdays opening Test match against Bangladesh. Picture: PA/AP.

Yorkshire’s Adil Rashid rested as England toil in heat for final Test preparations

Zafar Ansari led England’s fightback following Abdul Mazid’s 90-ball hundred on the opening day of their final warm-up fixture against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI.

England captain Alastair Cook and Steven Finn. Picture: Tim Goode/PA

England have no concerns over Alistair Cook’s ability to drop straight back in

Steven Finn believes England captain Alastair Cook will not be hindered by his lack of match practice on the subcontinent when he rejoins the squad just days before the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.

Surrey bowler Gareth Batty in action for during the Durham v Surrey at the Emirates Riverside. (Picture: Frank Reid)

Gareth Batty keeps fingers crossed in bid to spin in for England Test swansong

Gareth Batty thought his international career was finished but he hopes he can grab his opportunity with both hands following a surprise England call-up for the Test tour of Bangladesh.

GARY BALLANCE: Has taken advice from Yorkshire team-mates Joe Root and Azeem Rafiq.

How Yorkshire and England’s Gary Ballance plans to deal with the spin threat in Bangladesh

YORKSHIRE’S Gary Ballance has been given some useful hints on how to approach spin on the sub-continent by Yorkshire and England team-mate Joe Root ahead of the Test series in Bangladesh.

KEEP IT GOING: England captain Jos Buttler, right, and Ben Stokes drive each other on during the third ODI against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Picture: AP/AM Ahad.

England revel in the sweet taste of victory over Bangladesh

England captain Jos Buttler and his deputy Ben Stokes admitted the one-day series victory over Bangladesh was all the more satisfying because of the respective disputes they had with their opponents.

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England's Adil Rashid, centre, reacts after a delivery during the third one-day international cricket match against Bangladesh in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

Bangladesh v England: Yorkshire’s Adil Rashid helps England seal ODI series victory

YORKSHIRE’S Adil Rashid starred with the ball as England overcame a determined Bangladesh by four wickets to clinch a one-day series victory after another tense tussle in Chittagong.

Moeen Ali.

Bangladesh may crack under the pressure against England – Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali believes Bangladesh are more susceptible to buckling under pressure ahead of their one-day series decider in Chittagong today.

England's captain Jos Buttler walks back to the pavilion after his dismissal by Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed during their second one-day international cricket match in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)

Stand-in England captain Jos Buttler told not to cross the line

England head coach Trevor Bayliss hopes Jos Buttler will keep his emotions in check in the heat of the moment in future after being given an official reprimand for his angry exchange with several Bangladesh fielders on Sunday.

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