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Jerome Taylor: Somerset sign West Indies fast bowler in T20 Blast deal

West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has joined Somerset for the remainder of their T20 Blast campaign. The 34-year-old Jamaican has taken 33 wickets in 30 Twenty20 internationals and has also appeared in the Indian and Caribbean Premier Leagues. Taylor ...

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Diamond League: Abderrahman Samba and Caster Semenya set fast times in Paris

Abderrahman Samba became only the second man in history to run under 47 seconds in the 400m hurdles with victory in the Diamond League in Paris. Samba, 22, who represents Qatar, won in 46.98. Only American Kevin Young has run ...

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Billy Stanlake: Australia block fast bowler's Yorkshire T20 Blast move

Fast-bowler Billy Stanlake will no longer join Yorkshire after Cricket Australia pulled him out of the move. The 23-year-old had agreed to play a minimum of 12 T20 Blast games for the Vikings this summer, but Australia now want him ...

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Dale Steyn: South Africa fast bowler to join Hampshire in June

Hampshire have signed fast bowler Dale Steyn for a minimum of two matches as he looks to be fit for South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka in July. The 34-year-old will join in June and cover for compatriot Hashim Amla ...

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England fast bowler Wood trains before second ODI

New Zealand v England, second one-day international Venue: Tauranga Time: 01:00 GMT, Wednesday 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 on ...

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England 'scared' to produce fast bowlers – Holding

West Indies legend Michael Holding says England are scared of producing pace bowlers and that their lack of them was the problem in the Ashes defeat. England lost the recent series 4-0 against Australia. Holding says English pace bowlers are ...

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James Weighell: Fast bowler signs new two-year contract with Durham

Fast bowler James Weighell has signed a new two-year contract with Durham. Weighell, 23, has spent his entire career with the county and will now stay until the end of the 2020 season. He took 38 wickets across all three ...

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James Anderson 'will be 100% the best fast bowler ever' – Alec Stewart

Media playback is not supported on this device James Anderson will be “100% the best fast bowler ever” if he passes Glenn McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets, says ex-England captain Alec Stewart. On day two of the deciding Test ...

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Ice men: Why are Finns so fast, and who do you think is the greatest?

An interesting bunch, the Finns. For starters, the Finnish word for computer translates as “knowledge machine”, while a Finn in a bad mood would be moping around like “a bear shot in the backside”. Perhaps most pleasingly of all, a ...

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The car's the star: Why Ferrari are fast again – and why it's good for F1

How have Ferrari done it? That is the big question on many people’s lips in Formula 1 this year. Sebastian Vettel is leading the championship by seven points from Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton after two wins and a second place ...

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