Sydney Sixers beat Brisbane Heat in Big Bash League semi-final – as it happened
Brisbane Heat 167-9; Sydney Sixers 167-8Sixers through to final against Scorchers after super-over win 12.59pm GMT Well, you can't say that wasn't an entertaining Summer. Thanks for thrills & spills, @HeatBBL! #B ...
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Sydney Sixers edge Brisbane Heat in Big Bash semi-final super over thriller
Brisbane Heat 167-9; Sydney Sixers 167-8Match tied; Sixers win by seven runs in super over at GabbaMoises Henriques blasted 18 off five balls to book the Sydney Sixers for a second BBL final against Perth in three years, ...
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Virat Kohli on T20 threat of Tymal Mills: ‘Well, I have faced 90mph before …’
The India batsman, who is out on his own in the international T20 cricket rankings, was unruffled when asked about England’s latest anti-Kohli gambitHow to solve a problem like Virat Kohli has been a frequently posed que ...
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Burke signs Foxes loan deal
Leicestershire have signed Surrey all-rounder James Burke on a season-long loan deal.
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Sixers crush Hurricanes by 103 runs to set up WBBL final against Scorchers
Sydney Sixers 169-6; Hobart Hurricanes 66 (off 14.1 overs)Sixers ease into final where they will play Perth The Sydney Sixers emphatically booked their place in a second consecutive WBBL final, belting Hobart by a record ...
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Big Bash League a TV bonanza for Ten as Seven defends tennis ratings
Ten pulls in close to 1m viewers most nights with cricket but Seven bounces back with Nick Kyrgios’ Australian Open defeat Seven’s tennis coverage has dominated the holiday television ratings for as long as anyone can re ...
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Joe Mennie brain injury revealed by scans after Big Bash training incident
Fast bowler has small fracture and associated minor bleeding on brainSixers player is ‘feeling well’ but returns to hospital as precautionJoe Mennie has returned to hospital after scans revealed he suffered minor bleedin ...
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Reborn Tymal Mills’s Twenty20 vision offers a glimpse into modern cricket
After an injury scare made a T20 career the perfect move, Tymal Mills is back in the England setup via Asia, Australia and plenty in betweenA week ago Tymal Mills was in Melbourne with the Heat bowling to Kevin Pietersen ...
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Rachael Heyhoe Flint: The reluctant feminist who could talk Lord’s language
At heart, Heyhoe Flint, the women’s cricket pioneer who died recently, did not dream of overturning the establishment – she wanted to be part of itWhen she was a girl, Rachael Heyhoe Flint used to play cricket with her b ...
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Misbah-ul-Haq Q&A - part two
In the second part of an interview with Saj Sadiq, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq talks about Mohammad Amir, player development and the importance of top-level cricket returning to Pakistan...
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Mitchell Johnson takes Stars apart as Scorchers move into Big Bash final
Melbourne Stars 136-8 (20 overs); Perth Scorchers 139-3 (16.5 overs)Fast bowler ends with figures of 3-3 from four overs at the GabbaMitchell Johnson produced one of the best bowling displays seen in BBL history to lead ...
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Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars: Big Bash League semi-final – live!
Live updates from the first semi-final at the Waca Ground in PerthEmail: email@example.com | Tweet: @GeoffLemonSport 10.15am GMT Momentarily. 10.13am GMT 20th over: Melbourne Stars 136-8 (Worrall 13, Boland 8)B ...
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Perth Scorchers crush Brisbane Heat to win through to WBBL final
Brisbane Heat 124-5 (20 overs); Perth Scorchers 125-1 (15.4 overs)Scorchers to play either Sydney Sixers and Hobart Hurricanes in finalThe Perth Scorchers booked a spot in the WBBL title decider with a crushing nine-wick ...
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David Warner scoops back-to-back Allan Border medals
Australia opener beats Steve Smith and Mitchell Star to top honourMeg Lanning wins women’s player of the yearDavid Warner has again held off skipper Steve Smith to become just the fourth player to win back-to-back Allan ...
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Rogers to coach at Somerset
Somerset have announced former captain Chris Rogers will return to the county as batting coach and player mentor.
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England’s victory in Kolkata offers promise for Champions Trophy
Trevor Bayliss wants his bowling unit to improve but their performance at Eden Gardens is something to build on ahead of June’s tournamentThe day before the third and final one-day international Jason Roy told a mixed me ...
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Helm signs Middlesex deal
Middlesex have given Tom Helm a new contract, tying him to Lord's until 2019.
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Durham sign SA opener Cook
Durham have signed South Africa opener Stephen Cook for the first half of the County Championship.
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'I've just got to embrace what I do': Steve O'Keefe on India and his doubters
Australian Test spinner Steve O’Keefe has spent his cricket life facing down doubters, and is ready to silence them again on Australia’s tour of IndiaAustralian spinner Steve O’Keefe has a little bit of time to chat befo ...
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England beat India in thriller as Chris Woakes holds nerve in last over
• England 321-8; India 316-9 – England win by five runs• Chris Woakes keeps India at bay after Kedar Jadhav hits 90The series may have gone in the bruising brilliance of Pune and Cuttack but England found enough craft in ...
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