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Australia v England: Tourists hold nerve to take 2-0 series lead

England opener Jonny Bairstow top scored with 60 to put his side on top from the start of their chase Second ODI, Brisbane Australia 270-9 (50.0 overs): Finch 106, Root 2-31 England 274-6 (44.2 overs): Bairstow 60, Hales 57, Root 46*, Starc 4-59 England won

Tim Groenewald: Somerset seamer extends deal until end of 2019

Tim Groenewald has taken 362 first-class wickets Somerset seamer Tim Groenewald has extended his contract until the end of the 2019 season. The 34-year-old South African has taken more than 150 wickets across all three formats for the Taunton side since joining from Derbyshire in

Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Khan: Leicestershire sign Pakistan duo

Mohammad Abbas has taken 304 first-class wickets at 21.05, with a further 65 wickets in white-ball cricket Leicestershire have signed Pakistan seam bowlers Mohammad Abbas and Sohail Khan to share the club’s main overseas role for the 2018 season. Abbas, 27, will play for the

Paul Downton: Kent name ex-England wicketkeeper as director of cricket

Paul Downton played 30 Tests for England between 1981 and 1988 and spent 19 years on the board at Middlesex following his retirement Kent have appointed former England wicketkeeper Paul Downton as their new director of cricket. The 60-year-old was managing director of the England

England beat Bangladesh by seven wickets at Under-19 World Cup

Watch highlights of England Under-19s’ win over Bangladesh by seven wickets, including a century from captain Harry Brook, at the U19 World Cup in New Zealand. Match scorecard WATCH MORE: Controversial dismissal at U19 World Cup Available to UK users only. Source link

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder ‘raring to go’ – Trevor Bayliss

Stokes is raring to go – Bayliss England all-rounder Ben Stokes is “raring to go” after being made available for selection again, says head coach Trevor Bayliss. The 26-year-old has been charged with affray after an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The hearing

Australia v England: Josh Hazlewood ruled out of second ODI with illness

Josh Hazlewood has taken 64 wickets in 38 one-day international appearances for Australia Second one-day international: Australia v England Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Date: Friday 19 January Start time: 03:20 GMT Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4