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Women's Ashes: Australia seal second ODI win over England

Women’s Ashes: Second one-day international, Coffs Harbour Australia 296-6 (50 overs): Haynes 89*, Perry 67, Bolton 66, Healy 56; Gunn 4-55 England 209 (42.2 overs): Brunt 52; Schutt 4-26 Australia beat England by 75 runs (DLS method) & lead points-based ...

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Women's Ashes: England captain Heather Knight on playing giant chess

[unable to retrieve full-text content] England women’s captain Heather Knight explains how the players amuse themselves away from cricket during the women’s Ashes in Australia. BBC Sport – Cricket

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India v New Zealand: Groundsman sacked after TV sting tampering claims

A groundsman has been sacked after video emerged of him allegedly agreeing to tamper with the wicket before Wednesday’s one-day international between India and New Zealand in Pune. A sting operation by India Today TV captured Pandurang Salgaoncar on camera ...

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Australia captain Smith on Stokes, Anderson and another 5-0

With just under a month before the start of the first Ashes Test, BBC World Service spoke to Australia captain Steve Smith about various aspects of the forthcoming series. In an interview with commentator Jim Maxwell for Stumped, the 28-year-old ...

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England could plot their way to Ashes victory – Vaughan

England can stiffen their brittle batting by using Australian conditions to plot their way to Ashes victory, says former captain Michael Vaughan. England’s batting has long been an issue, including 12 openers being tried since Andrew Strauss retired in 2012. ...

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Chris Nash: Sussex agree to release batsman after 26 years at club

Sussex have released batsman Chris Nash from the final year of his contract, ending his 26-year stay at the club. The 34-year-old, who joined Sussex at the age of eight, requested to be released from his deal at Hove. Cuckfield-born ...

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Gloucestershire spinner Taylor banned from bowling

Gloucestershire all-rounder Jack Taylor has been banned from bowling for 12 months because of an illegal action. The off-spinner, 25, was reported twice by different umpires within a year. An England and Wales Cricket Board hearing upheld the findings of ...

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England can win Ashes without Stokes – Johnson

The Ashes Venues: Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney Dates: 23 November – 7 January 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 text commentary ...

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Women's Ashes: Australia beat England in opening ODI as Alex Blackwell stars

Women’s Ashes: First one-day international, Brisbane (Allan Border Field) England 228-9 (50 overs): Winfield 48, Sciver 36, Gardner 3-47 Australia 231-8 (49.1 overs): Blackwell 67*, Villani 38, Hartley 2-40 Australia won by two wickets; lead multi-format series 2-0 on points ...

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Pakistan player reports match-fixing approach

A Pakistan player has reported an approach by a match-fixer, according to the Pakistan Cricket Board. PCB chairman Najam Sethi said the approach was “immediately reported to the PCB”, which informed the International Cricket Council (ICC). Reports in Pakistan claimed ...

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