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England v West Indies: Ben Stokes ‘a freak cricketer’ – Michael Vaughan

Pint-sized TMS: Stokes stars but England falter All-rounder Ben Stokes is a “freak cricketer” who can be an England match-winner for years to come, according to former captain Michael Vaughan. Stokes, 26, produced a Test-best 6-22 as West Indies were all out for 123 on day one of the deciding Test at Lord’s. The hosts stumbled to 46-4 by the close, with Stokes 13 not out. Vaughan, speaking on BBC Test Match Special, said the Durham player is a “very, very special cricketer” who is capable of producing “magic”. Stokes…

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Geoffrey Boycott: Former cricketer sorry for ‘unacceptable’ comment

Geoffrey Boycott played in 108 Test matches for England and is now a BBC commentator Former England cricketer and BBC commentator Geoffrey Boycott has apologised for an “unacceptable” comment about West Indian cricketers. Boycott is reported to have said it would be more likely he would be knighted if he was to ‘black his face’. It is also claimed he said some knighthoods were handed out like “confetti” to West Indies greats. The 76-year-old has now described his comments at a Q&A in Birmingham on Saturday as “clearly wrong”. The…

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