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Pint-sized TMS: England win Windies series as Henry Blofeld says goodbye

Watch highlights as England win the third Test and seal the series against the West Indies as James Anderson takes a career-best 7-42 at Lord’s. READ MORE: Anderson’s 7-42 seals series win at Lord’s WATCH MORE: ‘Thank you all for listening!’ Blofeld bows out from TMS Available to UK users only. Source link

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England v West Indies: James Anderson’s 7-42 seals series win at Lord’s

Anderson completes five-wicket haul Third Investec Test, Lord’s, day three West Indies 123 & 177: S Hope 62, Anderson 7-42 England 194 & 107-1: Westley 44*, Stoneman 40* England won by nine wickets Scorecard James Anderson took a career-best 7-42 to lead England to a series-clinching nine-wicket victory over West Indies in the third and deciding Test at Lord’s. Anderson, who took his 500th Test wicket on Friday, claimed five more on day three as West Indies were bowled out for 177, despite 62 from Shai Hope. Set 107, England…

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Sri Lanka selectors resign after series defeat by India

Chief selector Jayasuriya appeared in 110 Tests, 445 ODIs and 31 Twenty20 internationals between 1991 and 2011 Sri Lanka’s selection panel will step down en masse after their current home series against India, following a turbulent year on and off the field. After being whitewashed 3-0 in the Tests, Sri Lanka trail 3-0 in the five-match one-day international series, and Sunday’s match in Pallekele was delayed after angry home supporters threw bottles onto the outfield. “We have decided to resign, we informed the [sports] minister our reasons for resignation,” chief…

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Paul Collingwood seeks safety assurances over T20 series in Pakistan

Paul Collingwood guided England to victory at the T20 World Cup in 2010 Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood said he would be willing to play for a World XI T20 side in Pakistan next month provided adequate security measures were in place. The 41-year-old is in the squad for the three-match series against the hosts. The Independence Cup in Lahore will see international cricket played in the country for the first time since the attack on Sri Lanka’s team in 2009. “Until you hear the security details you can’t really…

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England v West Indies: Michael Vaughan says series will be ‘sad to watch’

Highlights: Landmark Broad wicket as England cruise to win First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day three England 514-8 dec (Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113) West Indies 168 (Blackwood 79*, Anderson 3-24) & 137 (Broad 3-34) England won an innings and 209 runs Scorecard The remainder of England’s series against West Indies will be “sad to watch”, says former England captain Michael Vaughan. England won the day-night Test – the first game in the three-match series – by an innings and 209 runs inside three days at Edgbaston. West…

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Women’s Ashes: Meg Lanning could miss the start of the series

Meg Lanning’s World Cup ended early when Australia went out in the semi-final to India and she was bowled for a duck Australia captain Meg Lanning could miss the start of the Women’s Ashes with the shoulder injury that hampered her World Cup. Cricket Australia have not yet announced when the world’s number one batter is expected to return to fitness. Coach Matthew Mott said Lanning, 25, “needs some time out of the game”. The series starts in Brisbane on 22 October with the first of three one-day internationals. “We’ll…

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JP Duminy: South Africa release batsman halfway through England series

JP Duminy has scored six Test centuries and taken 42 wickets in 46 matches for the Proteas South Africa have released batsman JP Duminy from their squad halfway through their four-Test series in England. The 33-year-old, who made his debut in 2008 and has played 46 Tests, was dropped following the Proteas’ first-Test defeat at Lord’s. The tourists levelled the series by winning the second Test at Trent Bridge by 340 runs. Duminy has scored only 121 runs in his past eight innings and made just 17 in his two…

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England v West Indies: Chris Gayle could play in one-day series after ‘amnesty’

Gayle helped West Indies win the World Twenty20 tournament in 2016 Chris Gayle is among the West Indies players who could now play in this year’s one-day series in England after a “temporary amnesty” between their union and the country’s cricket board. Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine and Marlon Samuels are others who could also be available. West Indies’ policy has been to only select players if they feature in the same format in domestic cricket. And many have chosen not to play in West Indian one-day competitions. That…

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England v South Africa: Tourists level T20 series with dramatic three-run win

England’s batting collapse against South Africa Second Twenty20 international, Taunton: South Africa 174-8 (20 overs): De Villiers 46, Smuts 45, Curran 3-33 England 171-6 (20 overs): Roy 67, Bairstow 47, Morris 2-18 South Africa won by three runs Scorecard England’s Twenty20 series with South Africa will go to a decider after the Proteas levelled the three-game contest with a three-run win at Taunton. Chasing 175, England were cruising thanks to a stand of 110 between Jason Roy (67) and Jonny Bairstow (47). But when Bairstow was caught and Roy controversially…

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Katie Archibald wins Cicle Classic in women’s road race series

Katie Archibald won gold for Great Britain in the team pursuit at Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist Katie Archibald won the Cicle Classic in Melton Mowbray in the women’s road race series. Team WNT’s Archibald, 23, came from behind to beat Drops’ Laura Massey and 2016 champion Nikki Juniper, riding for Team Ford Ecoboost, in a close sprint. “It feels good. My first was 2014, and it feels just as fun,” Scot Archibald told British Cycling. Chanel Mason of Storey Racing leads the overall standings after four of the nine…

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