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Marizanne Kapp leads South Africa fightback against new-look England
England had reduced the tourists to 45 for four in the women’s Test at Taunton before Kapp blasted 150 to turn the tide

Raf Nicholson at Taunton

27, Jun, 2022 @6:56 PM

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County cricket: Sam Curran earns maiden century as Surrey run riot – as it happened
Surrey declared on 673-7 after posting four centuries against Kent, the first time that has happened since 1947

Tanya Aldred at the Oval

27, Jun, 2022 @6:13 PM

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England v South Africa: women’s Test match, day one – as it happened!
An amazing knock of 150 from Marizanne Kapp rescued South Africa, who slumped to 89-5 before they were eventually bowled out for 284

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

27, Jun, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Ben Stokes calls on aspiring Test players to match England’s aggressive approach
‘It’s the manner you play not necessarily your stats,’ the England captain said as he praised his side’s attacking intent after completing a 3-0 series win against New Zealand

Simon Burnton at Headingley

27, Jun, 2022 @4:45 PM

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England beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win third Test – as it happened
Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root completed England’s third blistering chase in a row to kick off their riotous new era under Brendon McCullum

Tim de Lisle and James Wallace

27, Jun, 2022 @3:53 PM

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BBC diversity group rails at decision to keep Michael Vaughan on commentary
An in-house diversity group at the BBC has sent an extraordinary email to staff at the corporation criticising as ‘totally inexcusable’ the decision to let Michael Vaughan commentate on the third Test against New Zealand

Simon Burnton

27, Jun, 2022 @2:46 PM

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‘The best we’ve ever had’: Eoin Morgan set to call time on England career
The World Cup-winning limited-overs captain is expected to confirm his retirement at a Lord’s press conference on Tuesday

Ali Martin

27, Jun, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Eoin Morgan ponders international retirement amid form and fitness woes
Eoin Morgan could be set to announce his retirement from international cricket this week and is understood to have been mulling over his future in recent days

Exclusive by Ali Martin

26, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

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That Mitchell and Blundell look has been a fine subplot to England’s show | Simon Burnton
This series will be remembered for England’s dazzling revival but New Zealand’s resolute middle-order pair have kept matches alive

Simon Burnton at Headingley

26, Jun, 2022 @8:09 PM

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England’s Jack Leach praises Stokes and McCullum after 10-wicket haul
The England spinner said of his 10-wicket performance in the third Test: ‘It probably hasn’t sunk in but it feels special’

Simon Burnton at Headingley

26, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Zak Crawley should be a perfect fit for this England but offers only high farce | Jonathan Liew
Opener’s flashy 25 was of a piece with the McCullum-Stokes ethos but frankly he could do with a bit more fear, and a return to his county

Jonathan Liew at Headingley

26, Jun, 2022 @7:03 PM

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England step up the chase to close on series sweep against New Zealand
Ollie Pope and Joe Root took charge on the fourth afternoon to put the hosts in sight of 3-0 series win

Ali Martin at Headingley

26, Jun, 2022 @6:40 PM

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