Tom Westley and Dawid Malan named in England squad for third Test
• Westley to make Test debut at No3 in place of Gary Ballance• Surrey opener Mark Stoneman overlooked for Oval TestTom Westley will make his Test debut against South Africa at the Oval next week, with Dawid Malan is hopi ...
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Australia v India: Women's World Cup semi-final – live!
Live updates from the second semi-final at the County Ground, DerbyTaylor revels in tense finish as England reach Lord’s finalSend Vish an email; Tweet @Vitu_E 12.03pm BST This is getting a workout as the rain returns:'I ...
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Notts' Smith retires from cricket
Nottinghamshire batsman Greg Smith has retired from cricket at the age of 28 to pursue a career outside the sport.
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Rory McIlroy's best moments, indoor cricket and expert drone destruction | Classic YouTube
This week’s roundup also features baseball behemoth Aaron Judge, an inspired catch from a cricket fan and a furious bodybuilder1) With the Open starting, Rory McIlroy isn’t exactly firing on all cylinders. Let’s look bac ...
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Former cricketer Alex Keath to make AFL debut for Adelaide Crows
Former Victorian Bushrangers all-rounder will debut against GeelongKeath was drafted by Gold Coast in 2009 but pursued a cricket careerEight years after turning his back on Australian Rules to pursue a cricket career, Al ...
Guardian Thursday, 20th July 2017, 5:35AM - Read article
KP stars in Surrey victory
Kevin Pietersen hit four sixes in an over on his Surrey return to help secure a 10-run T20 Blast win over Essex at The Oval.
Sky Sports Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 9:50PM - Read article
Women’s World Cup 2017: Meg Lanning back to lead Australia in India semi-final
• Lanning has 328 runs at an average of 109 in this World Cup• India lost to Australia in their group matchAsked before their Women’s World Cup semi-final against India to reflect on Australia’s World Cup success four ye ...
Guardian Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 8:04PM - Read article
Lumb forced to quit cricket
England's World Twenty20-winning opener Michael Lumb has retired from cricket with immediate effect.
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Sky Live: Durham v Leicester
Sir Ian Botham and Liam Plunkett will be in the Pod for Durham's bottom versus top NatWest T20 Blast clash with Leicestershire on Thursday night, live on Sky Sports Cricket.
Sky Sports Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 2:50PM - Read article
Would you rather face a hard serve in tennis or fast bowler in cricket?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhich requires more skill – returning a 150mph John Isner serve in ...
Guardian Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 11:45AM - Read article
Have you heard of tape-ball cricket? – video
Tape-ball cricket possibly solves all of the legacy issues with cricket, it’s quick, safe and cheap. It was born in Karachi but is migrating around the world and is producing a generation of international cricketers. Her ...
Guardian Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 10:15AM - Read article
Gloucestershire see off Kent
Gloucestershire got the better of Kent in a low-scoring contest in Canterbury on Tuesday night, winning by eight runs.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 10:10PM - Read article
WATCH: Flintoff and Key demo
Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff gives a batting and bowling demo with his mate Rob Key.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 9:50PM - Read article
England through to final of Women's Cricket World Cup – video
England are through to the final of the Women’s Cricket World Cup for the first time since 2009, when they walked away with the trophy. They survived a late scare to triumph over South Africa by two wickets with two ball ...
Guardian Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:29PM - Read article
Gary Ballance fractures index finger but says he is ready for third Test
• X-ray reveals minor crack on England batsman’s left index finger• Mark Stoneman, Dawid Malan and Tom Westley wait in the wingsGary Ballance suffered a hairline fracture to his left index finger during the defeat to Sou ...
Guardian Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 6:26PM - Read article
England beat South Africa in tense finish to reach Women’s World Cup final
• South Africa 218-6, England 221-8; England win by two wickets• Tournament hosts await Australia or India in Sunday’s Lord’s finalCricket, you’ve done it again. In a World Cup that has taken women’s cricket to new heigh ...
Guardian Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 5:31PM - Read article
KP's back with a Blast
Kevin Pietersen is back!
Sky Sports Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 3:36PM - Read article
Cricket v tennis: how does Lord’s compare to a day at Wimbledon? | Tim de Lisle
They go head-to-head every year, but who comes out on top in a battle between two of London’s staple summer sporting outings?The Spin was at the Saturday of the Lord’s Test and even paid for its ticket. A few days later, ...
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Hamid Qadri: the 16-year-old spinning a message of joy from Kandahar to Derby | Donald McRae
Shaped by loss and upheaval the teenager they call The Magician describes the pain of being separated from his father, how his mother held the family together in Afghanistan and how he learned to bowl from the internetLa ...
Guardian Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 11:52AM - Read article
England v South Africa: Women's World Cup semi-final – live!
World Cup updates from the first semi-final at BristolKnight’s England to go boldly into semi against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Vish or tweet him @Vitu_E 11.09am BST 10th over: South Africa 41-1 (Wolvaardt 21, C ...
Guardian Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 11:09AM - Read article