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Late Anderson wicket breaks fruitful Proteas partnership

England lead South Africa by 244 runs at the end of the second day's play at Lord's.
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Sting of failure inspired Kohli to surpass Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar's record for the most centuries in a run chase has fallen to Virat Kohli, who had no intention of missing out again.
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Centurion Kohli and Karthik help India batter Windies and seal series

West Indies were undone by the brilliance of Virat Kohli as India celebrated an ODI series win in Kingston.
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Understated Root calls record knock 'a nice start'

On his first day of action as England Test captain, Joe Root scored a sublime 184 not out against South Africa – which was "nice".
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Centurion Root leads by example to revive England

Questions over how the England captaincy would impact on Joe Root's batting were emphatically answered against South Africa on Thursday.
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Australian cricket dispute won't affect Ashes, ECB chief executive claims

The ECB is confident that the pay problems in Australian cricket will have no bearing on the Ashes.
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Openers set up super Sri Lanka chase

Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella each completed maiden ODI hundreds as Sri Lanka chased down 311 to beat Zimbabwe in Hambantota.
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Get in a room and sort it out – Border urges end to pay dispute

The Ashes could come under threat if the pay dispute between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association continues.
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CA disappointed with Australia A's tour boycott

CA has urged the ACA to be flexible during negotiations in order to agree to a new Memorandum of Understanding.
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ACA calls off Australia A's South Africa tour amid pay dispute

Australia A's tour of South Africa is off, the Australian Cricketers' Association announced on Thursday.
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Proteas ready to target England insecurities - Elgar

Dean Elgar said South Africa are ready to "make a dent" in England in the first of four Tests.
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Root: Ballance looks a completely different player

Some may question Gary Ballance's inclusion in England Test squad but captain Joe Root believes his Yorkshire team-mate is ready to shine.
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Dawson picked for Lord's Test, Ballance back at three

Spinner Liam Dawson will play his first Test on home soil when England start a four-match series against the Proteas at Lord's.
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More than Kohli and Carr, but less than Mayweather: How Messi's new salary compares to sport's superstars

Steph Curry, Fernando Alonso and Floyd Mayweather all feature as we look at where Lionel Messi's bumper deal fits into the wage hierarchy.
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Buttler eager for Test recall in 'exciting' Root era

There was no place for Jos Buttler in the England squad for the first Test, but he thinks he can still put is "name in the hat" this year.
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Gayle back in Windies fray for India T20

Chris Gayle will don the West Indies colours for the first time in over a year when they face India at Sabina Park on Sunday.
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Broad confident over Lord's fitness

Stuart Broad came through Nottinghamshire's Royal London One-Day Cup final unscathed last weekend and is ready to face South Africa.
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Sarfraz named Pakistan Test captain

Pakistan have named Sarfraz Ahmed as their new Test captain to go with his T20 and ODI duties.
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Richards expects Proteas squad to fill De Villiers-Du Plessis void

AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis may be missing for South Africa's first Test with England, but Barry Richards expects the squad to cope.
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Healy: Australian cricket pay dispute could've been avoided

Ian Healy criticised Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association for a lack of transparency during the pay dispute saga.
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