England vs New Zealand 3rd ODI: Williamson and Taylor give New Zealand 2-1 lead

Williamson was named Man of the Match for his knock of 118

Williamson was named Man of the Match for his knock of 118

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New Zealand batsmen Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor were not daunted by the prospect of chasing 303 in the third ODI in Southampton as they both scored centuries to lead the Black Caps to a three-wicket win over England.

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‘In short forms of the game there’s a chance bowlers will become an endangered species’, says Ian Chappell

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“Bowlers need to be offered a crumb in the shorter forms of the game otherwise they’ll revolt, as they have done in the past, using extreme methods like Bodyline and chucking”

Following the first three ODIs between India and Australia, former baggy greens captain Ian Chappell believes that “bowlers will become an endangered species” in the shorter formats of the game if batsmen continue giving themselves an advantage by using heavier bats.

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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 2nd Test: Zimbabwe record historic win against Pakistan

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Chatara’s heroics in the second innings snapped Zimbabwe’s 12-year winless streak

Zimbabwe’s last Test win came all the way back in 2001 against Bangladesh, but they managed to end their 12-year drought as they recorded a historic 24-run win over Pakistan to leave the Test series drawn at one game apiece.

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5th Investec Ashes Test: England denied 4-0 series win after bad light has last laugh

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England registered a crushing 3-0 series win over Australia

England were denied the opportunity of humiliating their rivals even further after bad light stopped play on the final day at The Oval with the home team needing just 21 more runs to register a 4-0 thrashing of Australia.

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Fourth Investec Ashes Test: Dismal Australia hand England 3-0 lead

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Broad’s 11 wickets left Australia down for the count

After England retained the Ashes in less than impressive circumstances, with rain virtually wiping out the final day of the third Test to end it as a draw, more salt was rubbed in Australia’s wounds as they faltered in their chase of 299 to hand England an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.

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