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More history beckons for all-round hero

Cricket's pre-eminent allrounder is set to fill a glaring hole in his career CV when the two-Test series against Australia gets underway

Ingram skewers Leicestershire in Cardiff

New Adelaide Strikers recruit Colin Ingram hammered five sixes to guide Glamorgan into the semi-finals of England's domestic T20 competition


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Maxi on heat stroke and Australia's pad-less prep

Glenn Maxwell discusses his hot start to the Bangladesh tour, Australia's unusual Test preparation and what he has to do to hold his spot in the XI


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Boom Boom goes bang: Afridi hammers 42-ball ton

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi has hit a 42-ball hundred, his first ton in T20 cricket, to steer Hampshire into the finals of England's domestic T20 competition


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Preparation has been spot on, says Agar

Ashton Agar expects spin to play a key role in the first Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka but hasn't ruled out Australia's quicks making an impact


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Shamsi adds new move to celebration repertoire

Colourful South African Tabraiz Shamsi has added a new move to his collection of wicket celebrations in St Kitts' victory in the Caribbean Premier League


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This group must create its own dynasty: Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has called on Steve Smith and his side to begin building a successful era together, starting in Bangladesh this month


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Smith ton, Mankad mayhem in CPL thriller

A Dwayne Smith century set Barbados up perfectly but a superb run chase from Guyana saw them home amid controversy in the CPL


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Handscomb talks Tests, tour match ... and tennis

Batsman Peter Handscomb says Australia will be prepared to take on a strong Bangladesh side in their Test series, even if their tour match is washed out


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Dhawan, Kohli fire after Rohit's bizarre run out

Rohit Sharma was the unlucky victim of an unusual run out but Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were untroubled as India smashed Sri Lanka in Dambulla


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Fancy dress fans have a ball at Edgbaston

Edgbaston's famous Eric Hollies Stand was at its boistrous best when the fancy dress united for a common goal that even captivated the players


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Broad bests Beefy's mark to climb England ladder

Seamer Stuart Broad ran through the West Indies to surpass England legend Ian Botham as the country's second highest wicket-taker, behind James Anderson


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Windies lose 19 in a day as England claim win

The West Indies have fallen to an innings and 209 run defeat as England, lead by James Anderson and Stuart Broad, took 19 wickets on the third day at Edgbaston