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Knight rues rain for denying England charge for victory over South Africa
England were left frustrated after rain once again denied them the chance of a first Test win on home soil since 2005, with just 43.1 overs possible on the fourth and final day against South Africa at Taunton

Raf Nicholson at Taunton

30, Jun, 2022 @6:48 PM

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Stokes looks to bigger picture before long-delayed England v India finale
Both sides are much changed for an Edgbaston Test that will decide the 2021 series that was curtailed due to Covid

Ali Martin

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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England v South Africa: women’s Test ends in rain-affected draw on day four – as it happened
Over-by-over report: The one-off Test ended in a draw after tourists reached 181 for 5 in their second innings before the rain came

Daniel Gallan (at Taunton, earlier) and Tanya Aldred (later)

30, Jun, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Jos Buttler replaces Eoin Morgan as England white-ball captain
Jos Buttler has been promoted to the captaincy of England’s white-ball team following Eoin Morgan’s decision to retire from international cricket

Simon Burnton

30, Jun, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Seven seeks to terminate multimillion dollar broadcast deal with Cricket Australia
The court proceedings filed by Seven West Media are not expected to affect the upcoming summer of cricket

Mike Hytner

30, Jun, 2022 @7:11 AM

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Issy Wong strikes after rain break to give England the edge against South Africa
A late flurry of wickets left England in a good position on the third day of their Test match at Taunton

Raf Nicholson at Taunton

29, Jun, 2022 @7:28 PM

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Gloucestershire v Lancashire and Surrey and Kent drawn: county cricket – as it happened
Rain and good batting ensures a day of draws in the County Championship

James Wallace

29, Jun, 2022 @6:33 PM

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England v South Africa: women’s Test match, day three – as it happened!
Half the day’s play was lost to rain, but in the time the weather allowed, England tightened their control of the match so now have a decent chance of forcing a final-day win

Daniel Gallan (at Taunton, earlier) and Daniel Harris (now)

29, Jun, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Anderson hails Stokes for instilling England spirit ‘I’ve never seen before’
Jimmy Anderson has now played Test cricket under eight England captains and six head coaches but says none compare with the current regime under Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum by way of mentality

Ali Martin at Edgbaston

29, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Michael Vaughan steps back from BBC duties in light of ‘ongoing dialogue’
Michael Vaughan has made the decision to ‘step back from my work with the BBC’ after the former England cricket captain’s broadcasting role came under further scrutiny this week

Guardian sport

28, Jun, 2022 @9:03 PM

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Essex beat Hampshire, Kent rally at Surrey, and more: county cricket – as it happened
Essex pipped Hampshire in a thriller on a firebrand pitch at Chelmsford, thanks to Simon Harmer

Tanya Aldred

28, Jun, 2022 @7:33 PM

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Sciver and Davidson-Richards put England in control against South Africa
Centuries from Nat Sciver and Alice Davidson-Richards put England Women in a strong position after the second day of the Test against South Africa in Taunton

Raf Nicholson at Taunton

28, Jun, 2022 @7:08 PM

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