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County cricket talking points: old heads lead Yorkshire in T20 Blast

Gary Ballance, Tim Bresnan and Steve Patterson combined to give Worcestershire their first defeat in the competitionBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket BlogWorcestershire stay top of the North Group in the T20 Blast having won one and lost one last we…

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David Warner hits first half century since return to cricket

Australian opener makes 55 in Global T20 winWinnipeg beat Edmonton by seven wicketsA captain’s knock from David Warner help extend Winnipeg’s campaign at the Global T20 in Canada. The opener’s 55, coupled with an unbeaten 65 from fellow Australian Ben …

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Joe Root’s place in England T20 side is the least of their worries | Vic Marks

Paul Farbrace says Test captain will still play a big part despite omission from final game against IndiaThe defeat by India in the T20 series is not a calamity but it is a chastening reminder that England, whatever the rankings, do not necessarily rul…

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County cricket talking points: why is the T20 Blast not taking off?

The tournament has been blessed with good weather and a plum spot in the calendar but it is not reaching a wide audienceBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket BlogThe Vitality Blast! (Is it just me, of does “Vitality Blast” sound like a pole vaulter rout…

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Australia’s rise up T20 rankings stalled by defeat to Pakistan

Pakistan win tri-series final in Harare by six wicketsParkistan record highest successful run-chase in T20IsAustralia good run of Twenty20 form was ended by a red-hot Pakistan who won their tri-series final in Zimbabwe by six wickets. Aaron Finch’s tea…

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Eoin Morgan admits Ben Stokes’ return gives him difficult decision

• All-rounder fit to face India in Bristol after injury lay-off• Alex Hales’ form ‘makes him a very strong case’, says captainVictory in Cardiff on Friday means a showdown in Bristol to decide the outcome of a T20 series that has been so much more intr…

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England’s white-ball run comes to a halt as India win by eight wickets

• Rahul hits brilliant unbeaten century• Buttler’s 50 cannot save EnglandThe left-arm wrist-spin of Kuldeep Yadav proved an indecipherable code for England’s batsmen as a sea of blue at Old Trafford roared India on to victory in the first of three Twen…

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Billy Stanlake blitz sets up easy Australia T20 win over Pakistan

Pakistan 116; Australia 117-1 | Australia win by nine wicketsAaron Finch hits quickfire 68 after fast bowler’s 4-8 Australia cantered to a nine-wicket Twenty20 victory over Pakistan thanks to brilliant performances from fast bowler Billy Stanlake and c…

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England v New Zealand: women’s T20 tri-series cricket final – live!

Latest updates from the 3pm match at ChelmsfordBeaumont aiming to go big again against New ZealandFeel free to email Daniel or tweet: @DanielHarris 2.24pm BST The weather in Chelmsford is hot but not baking – it’s four degrees less youmid than in north…

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England v New Zealand: women’s T20 tri-series cricket final – live!

Latest updates from the 3pm match at ChelmsfordBeaumont aiming to go big again against New ZealandFeel free to email Daniel or tweet: @DanielHarris 2.24pm BST The weather in Chelmsford is hot but not baking – it’s four degrees less youmid than in north…

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Steve Smith hits half century on return to cricket in Canada

Former Australia captain makes 61 for Toronto NationalsSmith currently serving 12-month international banSteve Smith cracked a half century and took a superb catch in his return to cricket, while serving a 12-month international and domestic first-clas…

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England v New Zealand: women’s T20 international – live!

Latest updates from the 5.40pm BST match in BristolSign up to The Spin – our weekly cricket round-upFeel free to email Daniel or tweet: @DanielHarris 5.17pm BST Earlier today, New Zealand mashed up South Africa, chasing down 148 in 15.2 overs. That too…

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England v Australia: T20 cricket international – live!

Over-by-over updates from the one-off T20 at EdgbastonKeep up with all the action across the County ChampionshipAny thoughts? You can email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 6.30pm BST Big night for Paul Farbrace. Remember, the England white-ball revolution b…

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Paul Farbrace hands Buttler opening role for England’s T20 against Australia

• In-form Buttler promoted after IPL success as opener• Farbrace admits interest in succeeding Trevor BaylissPaul Farbrace has confirmed his interest in becoming England’s next full-time head coach and made a positive first move as the interim for the …

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Scotland target Test status ‘in a couple of years’ after historic win

• Kyle Coetzer’s side now play two T20s against Pakistan• England’s bowling depleted as they begin Australia seriesScottish cricket’s feelgood factor rolls on, with their chairman talking of a possible step up to Test status and Calum MacLeod, the star…

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Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad: IPL final 2018 – live!

Over-by-over commentary from the IPL decider in MumbaiPakistan thump woeful England in first TestAli Martin: Hundred trials could take place in UAEEmail your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 11.38am BST Hello. Let us give thanks to England: their …

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Hundred tournament is a definite starter, claims ECB chairman Colin Graves

• Only the 10-ball over is up for debate• Not what we were told last week, retorts PCAColin Graves, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, has insisted its new 100-ball tournament will definitely go ahead in 2020 and is needed because the…

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The Guardian view on 100-ball cricket: the sacred and the profane | Editorial

It is depressing to think that the ECB believes that a great game can only be saved by reinvention in a ‘popular’ formThe announcement of a 100-ball form of cricket is yet more mildly depressing evidence that the glorious game is splitting into two for…

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Introduction of 100-ball cricket makes one hark back to golden days of 2002 | Vic Marks

T20 was a radical and successful departure but the ECB’s further reduced format is complicated and not so freshThe times they are a-changing. It may now be possible to write a nostalgic piece about T20 cricket. Perhaps we should alert Radio 4’s Sue Mac…

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Introduction of 100-ball cricket makes one hark back to golden days of 2002 | Vic Marks

T20 was a radical and successful departure but the ECB’s further reduced format is complicated and not so freshThe times they are a-changing. It may now be possible to write a nostalgic piece about T20 cricket. Perhaps we should alert Radio 4’s Sue Mac…