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Sports quiz of the week: Euro 2020, Jon Rahm, Copa América and Joe Marler

Who kept it tight? Who found the net? Who is back?Lionel Messi won his 147th Argentina cap this week at the Copa América, equalling whose all-time record?Diego Maradona Javier Mascherano Gabriel Batistuta Sergio Romero Staying with the Copa América, Be…

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England defy rain and Sri Lanka’s fightback with ball to win T20 series

Sri Lanka 111-7; England 108-5England reach revised target to go 2-0 up with one to playAs England eased past Sri Lanka in their opening T20 encounter on Wednesday night they seemed to have an embarrassment of riches, but there was a time as the teams …

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England v Sri Lanka: second T20 – live!

Over-by-over coverage of all the action at CardiffEngland ease to comfortable win in first gameAny comments? You can email Daniel or tweet Daniel 6.01pm BST Soul Limbo it is! 6.01pm BST Right, get BBC2 on! Here we go! Continue reading…

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‘A golden age of cricket in New Zealand’: new world Test champions lauded after win

PM Jacinda Ardern leads praise for Kane Williamson’s sideBlack Caps win inaugural World Test Championship final New Zealanders are celebrating after the Black Caps were crowned world Test cricket champions on a dramatic sixth day of the final against I…

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Jos Buttler and Jason Roy steer England to comfortable T20 win over Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka 129-7: England 130-2 (England win by eight wickets)Jos Buttler scores unbeaten 68, Jason Roy 36 Jos Buttler further embellished an outstanding record at the top of England’s order with a ninth half-century in 20 innings as opener to power Eng…

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World Test Championship a glorious tribute to cricket’s ridiculous allure

A sport as absurd as it is enthralling was done full justice on a thrilling sixth day’s play between New Zealand and IndiaIn 2001 a county match at Canterbury was held up by an obstinate Gurkha pipe band, who disregarded the end of the tea interval and…

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New Zealand win World Test Championship after last-day drama against India

WTC final, day six: India 217 and 170; New Zealand 249 and 140-2Williamson half century leads New Zealand to eight-wicket winTwo years after their heartbreak in the World Cup final at Lord’s, New Zealand returned to English soil and emerged triumphant,…

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New Zealand win World Test Championship after last-day drama against India

WTC final, day six: India 217 and 170; New Zealand 249 and 140-2Williamson half century leads New Zealand to eight-wicket winTwo years after their heartbreak in the World Cup final at Lord’s, New Zealand returned to English soil and emerged triumphant,…

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England v Sri Lanka: first T20 international – live!

Over-by-over action from Cardiff, play starting at 6.30pm BSTNew Zealand chasing 139 v India to win WTC final – live!Any comments? You can email Tanya or tweet Tanya 6.17pm BST Well, exactly.I appreciate that New Zealand will soon become the first worl…

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India v New Zealand: World Test Championship final, day six – live!

Live over-by-over updates from the reserve day in SouthamptonThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailAnd email Adam with your thoughts or tweet @collinsadam 10.54am BST 35th over: India 71-2 (Pujara 14, Kohli 13) Southee gets his first p…

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Kane Williamson digs in as New Zealand and India take edgy WTC final to last day

WTC final, day five: India 217 and 64-2; New Zealand 249Both sides can still win but draw most likely resultRain and bad light may have decimated the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand but the match heads into its reserve day w…

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Eoin Morgan says historical tweets have been ‘taken out of context’

Morgan and Jos Buttler appeared to mock Indian use of EnglishPosts were a ‘sign of respect’, insists Morgan as ECB investigatesEoin Morgan has dismissed controversy over tweets sent by him and Jos Buttler in 2017 and 2018 that appeared to mock common I…

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The Spin | Shafali Verma shows the way for future female stars of Indian cricket

Supremely talented 17-year-old should make the BCCI realise how big the women’s game could beJust as more people saw Jim Laker whistle out 19 for 90 at Old Trafford and Ian Botham bristle 149 at Headingley than could possibly have fitted in the ground …

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India v New Zealand: World Test Championship final, day five – live!

Live over-by-over updates from the fifth day in SouthamptonThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailEmail Adam or tweet @CollinsAdam with your thoughts 11.31am BST The players are on the field! As I live and breathe. Bumrah has the ball i…

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Jos Buttler frustrated to miss England Tests but has ‘no perfect answers’

T20 vice-captain has been rested for five Tests this yearEngland begin T20 series against Sri Lanka on WednesdayJos Buttler has said there are no perfect answers to the scheduling overkill that has led to him missing five of England’s eight Test matche…

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Smashing shot: cricketer hits six but breaks own car window – video

Hitting a six should be a moment to celebrate for most batsmen, however, for Asif Ali it was probably the most expensive shot he’ll ever make. After a sweet connection the cricketer, who plays for Illingworth St Mary’s Cricket Club in West Yorkshire, s…

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County cricket: T20 Blast group stage is proving enjoyably competitive

At the midpoint of the group stage, five teams are separated by just one point at the top of the North GroupBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket BlogOne point separates five teams at the top of the North Group – it’s almost as if the ECB has a popular …

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India v New Zealand: World Test Championship final, day four – live!

WTC final updates from the fourth day in SouthamptonThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailAnd you can email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 9.30am BST So, how about a seventh day? Yep, you guessed it, the rain is falling again at Southampto…

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India v New Zealand: World Test Championship final, day four – live!

WTC final updates from the fourth day in SouthamptonThe Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket emailAnd you can email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 9.30am BST So, how about a seventh day? Yep, you guessed it, the rain is falling again at Southampto…

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ECB’s failures on Caribbean cricket in England are worse than Robinson’s tweets | Lonsdale Skinner

The cricket authorities have failed the black community for years. They punish Ollie Robinson – but no one punishes themI think England cricketer Ollie Robinson should be punished for his racist tweets. Young man or not, he knew what he did. But the re…