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Heather Knight column: How I mislaid the World Cup and cooked spag bol for 15 team-mates

Kia Super League Dates: 10 August – 1 September Coverage: Ball-by-ball commentary on selected games on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary and in-play highlights on Finals Day (1 September) It’s a month on from lifting the World Cup with the girls, in front of a full house at Lord’s, with 180 million people watching worldwide on TV. Crazy! What a special day it was – I’ve had the chance to relive the final many times since, hearing so many…

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Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup: Briton Tahnee Seagrave wins second race of season

Tahnee Seagrave won her first-ever race in Leogang in Austria in June Britain’s Tahnee Seagrave won her second Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup race of the season in Canada. Having clinched her maiden win in Austria in June, the 22-year-old secured the penultimate race of the calendar at Mont-Sainte-Anne. Seagrave stays third in the overall rankings, a place ahead of fellow Briton Rachel Atherton, the defending World Cup champion, who finished fifth. World Champion Danny Hart had to settle for third in the elite men’s race. “It doesn’t feel real…

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Women’s World Cup: England win over India can be ‘springboard’ for women’s cricket

Highlights: Shrubsole inspires England to World Cup glory England’s World Cup triumph can be a “springboard” for women’s cricket around the world, according to captain Heather Knight. The hosts beat India by nine runs at Lord’s in front of a sell-out 26,500 crowd, the biggest in Women’s World Cup history. More than 50 million people worldwide watched the group stages. “What a tournament it has been – the support, the cricket and everything about it,” said Knight. Anya Shrubsole took 6-46 – the best figures in a World Cup final…

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Women’s World Cup final: England want ‘perfect game’ against India

Anya Shrubsole hit the winning runs in England’s semi-final win over South Africa ICC Women’s World Cup final: England v India Venue: Lord’s Date: Sunday, 23 July Time: 10:30 BST Coverage: In-play video highlights, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and text commentary on the BBC Sport website, mobile and app. Seamer Anya Shrubsole says England are aiming to produce the “perfect game” when they face India in the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. England have won six straight matches since losing the opening game to India….

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Women’s World Cup final: England’s band of sisters ready for final

England will meet India in the final of the Women’s World Cup at Lord’s on Sunday Tammy Beaumont has lots of spare keys for her house because Alex Hartley managed to lose three sets on three separate nights out. When Katherine Brunt was in Australia, unable to sleep and in tears because of a back injury, it was Nat Sciver who walked her around a Melbourne park at 5am. Fran Wilson has a reputation for leaving things in hotel rooms, while Laura Marsh is called upon to fix anything that…

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Women’s World Cup: Heather Knight salutes England’s teamwork

ICC Women’s World Cup semi-final: England v South Africa Venue: Brightside Ground, Bristol Date: Tuesday, 18 July Start time: 10:30 BST Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio 4 LW and online; in-play highlights and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website & app Captain Heather Knight has led England into the Women’s World Cup semi-finals – with just South Africa standing between the hosts and a place in Sunday’s final at Lord’s. After losing our opening group game against India,…

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