South Africa vs England 3rd Test Day 2: Stokes’ double ton and Bairstow’s 150 flattens South Africa

Stokes celebrates after scoring his maiden double hundred

Stokes celebrates after scoring his maiden double hundred

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes smashed the second-fastest double century in Test history and Jonny Bairstow scored a career-best 150 not out as the tourists made South Africa suffer on the second day of the third Test in Cape Town.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI: Guptill scores second-fastest fifty as New Zealand maul Sri Lanka

Guptill now holds the record for the second-fastest half-century in ODI history

Guptill now holds the record for the second-fastest half-century in ODI history

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New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill stole the spotlight in his side’s 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Christchurch as he not only scored the second-fastest fifty in ODI history, but also the fastest ODI half-century by a Black Caps batsman.

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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd ODI: Kusal’s whirlwind fifty helps Sri Lanka level series

Perera equalled Sanath Jayasuriya's record for the fastest ODI half-century by a Sri Lankan batsman

Perera equalled Sanath Jayasuriya’s record for the fastest ODI half-century by a Sri Lankan batsman

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Sri Lanka opener Kusal Perera hit the second-fastest half-century in ODI history and the joint-fastest fifty by a Sri Lankan batsman to lead his side to a two-wicket win over Pakistan in Pallekele.

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