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1dGeorge Dobell

Stokes doubtful for Edgbaston Test

Ben Stokes was forced out of the England attack with a calf injury during the afternoon session at Old Trafford and may well have played his last Test cricket of the summer.

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Relentless England seal 330-run win

Pakistan's win at Lord's in the opening Test set this entertaining series alight, but England could not have responded more emphatically.


India seal first innings win in West Indies

It was more than four sessions coming, but once Ravichandran Ashwin found his rhythm he ran through the West Indian line-up to seal India's first innings win in the Caribbean, and their biggest outside Asia.

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3dGeorge Dobell

Root's hunger bodes well for England

Of all the revealing moments in Joe Root's innings, it was perhaps the irritated swish of the bat upon his dismissal that was most revealing.

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Root's 254 hands England total control

Joe Root began the Test having converted only one of his last 10 Test half-centuries into hundreds, but that changed today as he powered England into control.

4dJarrod Kimber at Old Trafford

Pakistan's Plans A, B and C fall through

Each of the areas in which they dominated England at Lord's let Pakistan down at Old Trafford - and Alastair Cook and Joe Root made them pay.

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4dDavid Hopps

Root, Cook tons leave England on top

Alastair Cook restored England's equilibrium after defeat at Lord's with an immaculate hundred on a flawless pitch on the opening day of the Old Trafford Test.

5dGeorge Dobell at Old Trafford

England stick with Moeen in a twist

Asked to play a bits-and-pieces role for England, Moeen Ali has seemingly lost confidence in his game - he may not have many more chances left.

8dAndrew McGlashan

How will England get 14 into 11?

More allrounders, another spinner, changes to the batting order? What might England do with their side for Old Trafford.

10dAndrew Miller at Lord's

Pakistan, press-ups and national redemption

Themes of redemption had been constant for Pakistan in the build-up to what proved to be an epic first Test, but it was only in their moment of victory that their win could be understood.

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10dECB Reporters Network

Donald equals fastest ever double hundred

Glamorgan's Aneurin Donald made an astonishing 234 off 136 balls, equalling the fastest double century in first-class cricket in his maiden Championship hundred.

10dGeorge Dobell at Lord's

Resurgent Woakes showing all his tricks

From the fringes of the Test side, Chris Woakes has now become indispensable in the space of three matches and at Lord's has produced a display full of character.

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11dECB Reporters Network

Gloucestershire seamers dismantle Essex

Gloucestershire's seamers bowled them to a 61-run County Championship win over Division Two leaders Essex at Cheltenham.

11dJarrod Kimber at Lord's

Amir's path to new memories

What happened that day in 2010 will follow Mohammad Amir for the rest of his life, but he is young enough - and good enough - to ensure also ends up remembered for his cricket.

11dAlan Gardner

Yasir takes limelight with Lord's five

Yasir Shah followed the lead of his captain to give Pakistan the edge after two days of the first Test at Lord's.

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