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Ashes 2019: Australia Test cricketer Steve Smith begins concussion recovery process after Jofra Archer bouncer Steve Smith has taken his first steps toward a Test return, walking laps of Headingley as debate swirls over whether the incredible batsman will have mental demons whenever he is cleared to bat again.

Ashes 2019, Australia cricket vs England at Headingley, third Test: David Warner backed to come out swinging David Warner is ready to come out swinging as he seeks to help fill the “unfillable shoes” of Steve Smith in Leeds, where Australia can retain the Ashes with victory in the third Test.

Ashes 2019: England warned over Jofra Archer ‘abuse’ against Australia Former West Indian fast bowler Michael Holding says England is in danger of limiting the threat posed by fast bowling sensation Jofra Archer if it continues to over-bowl him like it did in the second Test.

Ashes 2019: Australian team, third Test; James Pattinson to return, Marnus Labuschagne to replace Steve Smith Australia’s rotation of fast bowlers is set to continue with James Pattinson firming to reclaim his place in the side for the third Ashes Test.

Ashes 2019: Australia cricket star’s boneheaded video goes viral in England We’re going to say straight up this is not how the Aussie batsmen should attempt to play Jofra Archer in the Third Test starting Thursday night.

Jofra Archer made Australia uncomfortable… I want to see more in third Test - Ben Stokes Ben Stokes believes England bowler Jofra Archer made Australia’s batsmen uncomfortable in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s.

Joe Root wishes Steve Smith well as England look to capitalise on Australia star's absence England captain Joe Root knows Steve Smith’s absence has given Trevor Bayliss’ men the chance to get one over their Ashes rivals Australia.

Joe Root and Tim Paine both under PRESSURE ahead of third Test NASSER HUSSAIN: Both captains come into this game under pressure, and it will be fascinating to see which of Joe Root or Tim Paine comes out on top. Both men must resolve their problems with the bat.

Kia Super League: Western Storm extend winning streak & Southern Vipers hold on Western Storm extend their winning record in the Kia Super League, while Southern Vipers hold off Yorkshire Diamonds.

Recent Match Report - Southern Vipers vs Yorkshire Diamonds, Women's Cricket Super League, 21st Match - ESPNcricinfo.com Read the detailed Reports and Articles of Southern Vipers vs Yorkshire Diamonds, Women's Cricket Super League, 21st Match only on ESPNcricinfo.com.

Plenty of history and a welcoming crowd await England at Headingley Headingley will host the third Ashes Test as England aim to draw level with Australia in Yorkshire, starting on Thursday. Sportsmail's DAVID LLOYD has everything you need to know.

Jofra Archer has more tricks for England in third Ashes Test PAUL NEWMAN AT HEADNGLEY: For his next trick, Jofra Archer must somehow follow a World Cup-winning Super Over and a mind-boggling Test debut against Australia at Lord's.

Archer’s pace need not faze Australia and Labuschagne has shown the way - Geoff Lemon English morale has been lifted by Jofra Archer’s Lord’s debut but it does not follow that it has dented Australia’s.

Who are Australia without Steve Smith? That's the question their batsmen must now answer Take out one-third of a team's runs and what, exactly, is left?

Virat Kohli Hints At Four-Bowler Strategy For First Test Against West Indies A total of 120 points will be up for grabs in the two-match series beginning in Antigua on Thursday, marking the start of India's World Test Championship campaign. "It put things into perspective. When you have points to gain and you are working towards something then every match becomes that much more important.

India ponder the Rohit Sharma vs Hanuma Vihari question Virat Kohli has indicated that India will play six batsmen in Antigua. Who will the sixth batsman be? - ESPNcricinfo.com.

County Championship: James Bracey's ton sees Gloucestershire beat Derbyshire James Bracey's fine unbeaten 116 sees Gloucestershire chase 263 to beat Derbyshire and move up to second in Division Two.

Australia must stare down the monster that is Jofra Archer's bouncer Just like getting back in the saddle after being thrown from a horse, batsmen have to confront danger - ESPNcricinfo.com.

Bangar stakes claim for retention While a majority of India players took it easy in Antigua on Tuesday morning - a day after the three-day warm-up game ahead of the first Test - most of the support staff members spent a hectic morning, staking a claim for retention in an interview with the national selection panel.

County Championship: Surrey & Hampshire draw after Ollie Pope's unbeaten 221 Ollie Pope hits an unbeaten 221 for Surrey but they eventually have to settle for a draw at home to Hampshire.

County Championship: Leicestershire bat out final day to draw with Durham Mark Cosgrove's unbeaten century helps Leicestershire bat out the final day to draw their Division Two fixture with Durham.

Paul Collingwood obliged to reapply for job as England assistant coach ECB advertise for a new assistant coach for senior England men's team - ESPNcricinfo.com.

Ashes 2019: Talking points ahead of third Test at Headingley Here's a look at some of the major talking points ahead of what promises to be an intriguing encounter. England look to exploit Steve Smith's absence. Australia will be without Steve Smith after their star batsman suffered a concussion after being hit on the neck by a 92 mph Jofra Archer bouncer at Lord's.

Slow progress or no progress? Root's England can ill afford to lose at Leeds Ashes results tend to define the careers of England's captains and coaches: if Root leads England to successive series defeats, they will have to contemplate a change - ESPNcricinfo.com.

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