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County Championship: Liam Dawson hits century to put Hampshire on top

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Edgbaston, day one Hampshire 304-4: Dawson 116, Wheater 89*; Barker 2-58 Warwickshire: Yet to bat Warwickshire 1pt, Hampshire 3pts Scorecard Liam Dawson’s maiden first-class century of the season put Hampshire in firm control over Warwickshire ...

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Jos Buttler: England and Lancashire wicketkeeper breaks thumb

England’s Jos Buttler sustained a “small, stable fracture” of his thumb playing for Lancashire in their T20 Blast win over Worcestershire. The 25-year-old wicketkeeper, who was overlooked for England’s squad to face Pakistan in the first Test at Lord’s, was ...

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County Championship: Middlesex on top against Somerset

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground, day one Somerset 236: Rogers 57; Podmore 4-53, Harris 3-67, Fuller 3-72 Middlesex 51-1: Gubbins 31 Middlesex 3pts Somerset 1pt Scorecard Middlesex capitalised on a green pitch at Taunton to bowl ...

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James Vince: Hampshire captain targets England Test runs

England v Pakistan, first Investec Test Venue: Lord’s. Dates: Thursday, 14 July – Monday, 18 July Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live ...

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Dockrell replaces injured Adair for ODI series with Afghanistan

George Dockrell will replace the injured Mark Adair in Ireland’s 14-man squad for the one-day international series with Afghanistan. The left-arm spinner was called up from the stand-by list after seam bowler Adair withdrew with a back injury sustained playing ...

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Jos Buttler: Lancashire & England wicketkeeper to have X-ray on hand

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler is to have an X-ray after hurting his left hand during Lancashire’s T20 Blast win over Worcestershire on Friday. Buttler was struck by the ball while trying to stop a Luis Reece delivery. But it did ...

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Ireland to host West Indies in one-day international in September 2017

Ireland will host the West Indies in a one-day game in September 2017. The international match, on Wednesday, 13 September, will see Ireland come up against former coach Phil Simmons, now at the helm of his homeland. “I’m really looking ...

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Gary Ballance surprised by England recall for Pakistan Test

England v Pakistan, first Investec Test Venue: Lord’s. Dates: Thursday, 14 July – Monday, 18 July Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live ...

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England v Pakistan: Alex Hartley takes two wickets on debut for hosts

Third women’s Twenty20 international, Chelmsford England 170-5 (20 overs): Winfield 63 (40), Beaumont 55 (47) Pakistan 113-7 (20 overs): Maroof 35 (41), Hartley 2-19 England won by 57 runs Scorecard England completed a Twenty20 series whitewash over Pakistan after another ...

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County Championship: Middlesex beat Yorkshire to go top of Division One

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Scarborough Yorkshire 406 & 167: Bresnan 39; Roland-Jones 3-34, Murtagh 3-44 Middlesex 577: Eskinazi 157, Franklin 99, Roland-Jones 79*; Brooks 5-137 Yorkshire 4 pts, Middlesex 21 pts – Middlesex won by innings and four runs ...

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