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England weigh up Rory Burns’ Test credentials for Sri Lanka

• Surrey opener looks to have earned chance of Test debut• England could gamble on promoting one-day expert Jason RoyEd Smith’s selectorial announcements this summer have often been diverting and the same could apply when he reveals on Friday England’s…

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County Championship: Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire rained off on day three

Day three of the Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire at Bristol is washed out by rain.

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County Championship: Rain halts Yorkshire v Hampshire after Lyth ton

Adam Lyth scores a century for Yorkshire but their charge against Hampshire is halted by rain, as play is abandoned after lunch.

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County Championship: Kent promoted to Division One after beating Glamorgan

Kent seal promotion to Division One after thrashing Glamorgan by an innings and 172 runs at Canterbury.

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County Championship: Essex win relegates Worcestershire back to Division Two

Jamie Porter takes 11 wickets in the match as Essex win by an innings to relegate Worcestershire back to Division Two.

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County cricket: Worcestershire relegated and Kent promoted – as it happened

Kent will play Division One cricket next season for the first time since 2010 after securing promotion with an innings victory against Glamorgan 7.03pm BST Kent will play Division One cricket next season for the first time since 2010 after securing pro…

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Tyrone Kane and Jack Tector announced as inaugural recipients of Ed Joyce Scholarship Programme

Ed Joyce, one of Ireland’s best ever cricketers who retired from the game in May this year, has announced Tyrone Kane and Jack Tector as the inaugural recipients of the Ed Joyce Scholarship Programme (EJSP) – a programme Ed launched for young players t…

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Starc and Finch could hold key to Australia’s UAE tour, Paine

Potential Test debut for 31-year-old Aaron FinchMitchell Starc workload management key Tim Paine will resist temptation to ensure Australia get the most bang for their buck out of Mitchell Starc against Pakistan.The left-arm quick will return from a le…

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County Championship: Storm Ali holds up dominant Middlesex as Derbyshire falter at Lord’s

Middlesex take control to reduce Derbyshire to 222-6 at Lord’s, where high winds cause an unusual interruption.

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County Championship: Tim Bresnan takes 5-28 as Tykes forge ahead against Hants

Yorkshire take a 199-run lead into day three against Hampshire at Headingley as they bid to ease their relegation fears.

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County Championship: Zak Crawley pushes Kent to promotion brink

Zak Crawley pushes Kent to the brink of promotion with a superb maiden century, reaching 168 against Glamorgan.

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County Championship: Sussex recover with bat after Warwickshire pressure

Warwickshire are bowled out for 440 and reduce Sussex to 87-5 in reply before the hosts recover to 224-5 at Hove.

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County Championship: Worcestershire on brink after Ravi Bopara century

Ravi Bopara makes 130 not out as Essex take a huge first-inngs lead against Worcestershire, who reach stumps on 140-4.

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County Championship: Dean Elgar puts Surrey on top against Somerset

Surrey enjoy another dominant day against Somerset, putting themselves in contention to win by an innings for the sixth time in 2018.

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County Championship: Gloucestershire fight back against Northants

Gloucestershire bowl out Northants for 173 and only trail the visitors by 48 after a rain-hit second day in Bristol.

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County Championship: Leicestershire beat Durham before tea on day two

Leicestershire’s Mohammad Abbas takes 10 wickets in two sessions as Durham lose 20 wickets on day two in a heavy loss.

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