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England’s Katherine Brunt a local hero in ruthless ODI defeat of New Zealand

• First ODI: England 290-5; New Zealand 148• Brunt’s hit gets biggest cheer as England win by 142 runsEngland got the three-match series against New Zealand off to the perfect start with a 142-run win on Saturday, in the first women’s ODI to be staged …

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England beat New Zealand by 54 runs in T20 tri-series – as it happened

Sophie Ecclestone took four wickets and Nat Sciver top-scored with 59 as England bounced back from their earlier defeat to South Africa 8.22pm BST Good fightback. The hosts weren’t happy with their poor showing earlier today but bounced back really wel…

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New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson announces shock resignation

Hesson says he cannot commit fully to job any moreAnnouncement comes less than a year out from World CupMike Hesson stunned New Zealand cricket by announcing he will step down as coach at the end of next month, less than a year out from the World Cup. …

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England frustrated by New Zealand and bad light as second Test is drawn

England 307 & 352-9 dec; 278 & 256-8 Draw sees New Zealand win two-Test series 1-0England’s cruel winter ended on an all too fitting note as they extended their winless run of overseas Tests to a national-record 13 with a Christchurch draw and …

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New Zealand hold England to draw on final day of second Test – as it happened

New Zealand won a series at home to England for the first in 34 years after an immense rearguard action on a dramatic day at Christchurch 7.22am BST I suppose that’s an appropriate end to a trying winter for England. But today is more about New Zealand…

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James Vince makes his case as England build a lead of 231 over New Zealand

• England 307 and 202-3; New Zealand 278• Vince and Mark Stoneman hit half-centuries on day threeBy the time England play their next international match, the Lord’s Test against Pakistan in May, they will have a new chief selector in place. He or she m…

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England lead by 231 at stumps on day three of second Test in New Zealand

Mark Stoneman and James Vince made important half-centuries as England forged a strong position in the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch 6.50am BST That’s all from me. Thanks for your company – Vic Marks’ report from Christchurch will be …

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Jonny Bairstow keeps England afloat on day one of second Test in New Zealand

England 290-8Jonny Bairstow unbeaten on 97 and Mark Wood hits vibrant 52As the tampering saga begins to recede – or is this just a little lull? – it is no longer possible to hide the fact that England’s Test team is undergoing a good old-fashioned cris…

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New Zealand v England: second Test, day one – as it happened

Read Vic Marks’ report on day oneSouth Africa v Australia – fourth Test, day oneEngland Women lose second straight T20 in heavy defeat to India 8.37am BST Related: South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day one – live! 8.35am BST Related: Jonny Bair…

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Joe Root desperate to avoid full-blown winter of discontent for England | Vic Marks

Tourists need to make partial amends for Auckland debacle, and 4-0 Ashes rout, by defeating New Zealand in the second and final Test at the Hagley OvalEngland embark on their first Test at the picturesque Hagley Oval on Thursday and the last on their i…

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New Zealand beat England by an innings and 49 runs in first Test – as it happened

England suffered an emphatic defeat to New Zealand in the first Test in Auckland despite half centuries from Ben Stokes and Chris WoakesRead Vic Marks’s match report from Auckland 8.35am BST To read Vic Marks’s excellent take on the day and the Test cl…

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England may need to rely on the rain until ECB gets its priorities right | Vic Marks

If England are trounced in New Zealand Test series the ECB will come under increasing scrutiny for agreeing to this scheduleIt is taking a while for England’s batsmen to have a chance to get back in the saddle after being bowled out for a paltry 58 in …

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England skittled for 58 after spectacular first-day collapse against New Zealand

England 58 all out; New Zealand 175-3 on day oneFive ducks in England’s first innings totalA pink ball and even pinker faces. England’s finest were skittled inside 21 overs for 58, their lowest ever score against New Zealand and if there had not been a…

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England all out for 58 against New Zealand: first Test, day one – as it happened

England’s sixth-lowest completed Test innings of all time and Kane Williamson’s unbeaten 91 have left the tourists in deep trouble 9.26am GMT Related: England all out for 58 after spectacular first day collapse against New Zealand 8.50am GMT And that…

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England call up Jack Leach to replace Mason Crane for New Zealand series

Crane ruled out of two-Test series with signs of a stress fractureAnderson says Stuart Broad has been stung by new-ball demotionJack Leach, the Somerset left-armer, has earned his first senior England call-up after Mason Crane was ruled out of the upco…

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FCC cricket podcast: Ish Sodhi on violent leg-spin and giving TED talks

The New Zealand bowler talks about spin, his love of stats, his early life in India and having a haircut beside Anil KumbleBy Will and Vish, for the Freelance Cricket ClubFreelance Cricket Club has been away for a little while – don’t worry, it’s not a…

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