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England v South Africa, Perisic playing pro volleyball and Jack Sock

This week’s roundup also features Tour de France crashes, deflated All Blacks and terrifying footage at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

1) Summer in England has officially started as of today, because Test cricket is here. England face South Africa at Lord’s. The last time these two sides met in this format, England were the tourists in 2015-16, where Stuart Broad took 6-17 in Johannesburg, including a preposterous spell of five wickets for one run, to cap a series win. That tour was also notable for Ben Stokes’s remarkable innings of 258 – the quickest 250 in Test history and the highest score by a No6 batsman – and Kagiso Rabada’s 13 wickets for 144 runs in South Africa’s 280 run victory over England in the final Test.

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