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Sussex v Derbyshire: Hardus Viljoen takes seven wickets on day two at Hove

Luke Wright helped Sussex improve from 149-7 to 271 all out with David Wiese also making 47 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 1st Central County Ground, Hove: Derbyshire 338 & 31-1: Slater 13*; Archer 1-14 Sussex 271: Wright 70; Viljoen 7-80 Derbyshire lead by 98 runs Derbyshire 6 pts, Sussex 5 pts Scorecard South African paceman Hardus Viljoen took 7-80 as Derbyshire took control against Sussex on day two at Hove. Jofra Archer bowled Hamidullah Qadri with the first ball of the day as Derbyshire were all out for…

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Cycle to Work Day: ‘It’s faster than getting the bus’

Cycling to work can cut the risk of both cancer and heart disease, according to researchers from Glasgow University. The scientists also found that cycling to work took very little willpower, once it became part of a daily routine. So, on Cycle to Work Day, regular cyclists talk about why they choose to cycle rather than use other forms of transport. Find out how you can get into cycling with the inclusive Get Inspired guide. Source link

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Sussex v Derbyshire: David Wiese leads fight back on day one at Hove

Billy Godleman reached 7,000 career first-class runs in his 51 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 1st Central County Ground, Hove: Derbyshire 338-9: Reece 51, Godleman 51; Wiese 4-63 Sussex: Yet to bat Derbyshire 3 pts, Sussex 3 pts Scorecard Sussex took six wickets in the evening session to fight back against Derbyshire on day one at Hove. The visitors reached 227-3 at tea but ended on 338-9 with David Wiese taking 4-63 and George Garton 3-79. Luis Reece (51) and captain Billy Godleman (51) both made half centuries while…

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Somerset v Lancashire: Steven Davies scores century on day one for home side

Tom Abell (left) and Steven Davies added 119 for Somerset’s fifth wicket Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day one): Somerset 330-9: Davies 111; Parkinson 4-68 Lancashire: Yet to bat Somerset 3 pts, Lancashire 3 pts Scorecard Steven Davies scored 111 in Somerset’s total of 330-9 on day one of their Championship match against title-chasing Lancashire at Taunton. Matt Parkinson has figures of 4-68 for Lancashire, who started 36 points behind Division One leaders Essex. Davies put on 119 with captain Tom Abell (46) for the…

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Hampshire v Surrey: Only five overs possible on day one

Hampshire are 24 points behind second-placed Lancashire in Division One Specsavers County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl (day one): Surrey 16-0 Hampshire: Yet to bat Scorecard Day one of Hampshire’s County Championship match against Surrey was abandoned after just five overs were bowled at the Ageas Bowl. Hampshire won the toss and elected to field, with Surrey’s Rory Burns and Ryan Patel reaching 16-0 before bad light forced the players off. The umpires attempted five restarts but, after persistent rain, the day’s play was called off at 16:40 BST. Hampshire…

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Leicestershire v West Indies: Tour match drawn as bad light curtails day two

Gabriel took six wickets in the victory over England at Headingley Tour match, Grace Road (day two of two): West Indies 377-7 dec: Hetmyer 128*, Dowrich 108*, Klein 3-77 Leicestershire 70-1: Dearden 42* Match drawn Scorecard Only 12.1 overs were possible because of bad light on the second and final day of Leicestershire’s tour match with the West Indies at Grace Road. Leicestershire rattled up 70-1, with Harry Dearden striking seven fours in an unbeaten 42 and Test paceman Shannon Gabriel conceding 21 from four overs. The Windies made 377-7…

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Essex v Somerset: Rain halts leaders’ progress on day three at Chelmsford

Play was abandoned for the day following persistent rain at Chelmsford Specsavers County Championship Division One, The Cloudfm County Ground (day three): Essex 159 & 158-4: Browne 83, Wheater 58*; C Overton 2-42 Somerset 164: Hildreth 51; Porter 5-40 Essex lead by 153 runs Essex 3 pts, Somerset 3 pts Scorecard Bad weather restricted Essex and Somerset to only 55 minutes of play on day three of their Championship match at Chelmsford. Division One leaders Essex could add only 41 runs to their overnight score and ended the day on…

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England v West Indies: Thrilling day leaves Test in the balance

Watch highlights as England battle hard to stay in contention in the second Test against an impressive West Indies on an enthralling third day at Headingley. MATCH REPORT: England earn slender lead over Windies WATCH MORE: Was this a no-ball? Stoneman is bowled by Gabriel Available to UK users only. Source link

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T20 Blast: Elliott and de Grandhomme guide Birmingham Bears into T20 finals day

Grant Elliott and Colin de Grandhomme guide Birmingham Bears into T20 finals day with an unbeaten partnership of 64 as they reached 207-4 after Surrey had earlier posted 204-5 in their 20 overs. MATCH REPORT: Birmingham Bears chase 205 to beat Surrey in quarter-final Available to UK users only. Source link

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