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England register thumping innings win in day-night Test over West Indies to take 1-0 lead
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England register thumping innings win in day-night Test over West Indies to take 1-0 lead

Relive the best moments from Day 3 of the first Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston.

England vs West Indies: Joe Root feels 'privileged' to captain team filled with all-time greats
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England vs West Indies: Joe Root feels 'privileged' to captain team filled with all-time greats

Joe Root said he felt "extremely privileged" in captaining three of England's most successful Test cricketers, Alastair Cook, James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who starred in win against West Indies.

England vs West Indies: Seamers make merry as visitors lose 19 wickets on Day 3 to hand hosts innings win
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England vs West Indies: Seamers make merry as visitors lose 19 wickets on Day 3 to hand hosts innings win

Stuart Broad starred as England thrashed the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs to ensure the inaugural day/night Test in Britain ended inside three days at Edgbaston on Saturday.

England vs West Indies: Joe Root and team gear up for Windies test in day-night hinterland
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England vs West Indies: Joe Root and team gear up for Windies test in day-night hinterland

Joe Root and Co take on Jason Holder's West Indies in a three-Test series as day-night Tests arrive on English shores.

Stuart Broad backs James Anderson to play 'big part' in England's upcoming Ashes defence
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Stuart Broad backs James Anderson to play 'big part' in England's upcoming Ashes defence

Stuart Broad is "very confident" longstanding new-ball partner James Anderson will play a "big part" in England's upcoming Ashes defence in Australia.

England vs South Africa: Moeen Ali is on course to becoming 'world-class' spinner, says Trevor Bayliss
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England vs South Africa: Moeen Ali is on course to becoming 'world-class' spinner, says Trevor Bayliss

Ali completed a brilliant campaign by taking two wickets in two balls as England won the fourth Test at Old Trafford by 177 runs shortly after tea on Monday's fourth day.

India vs Sri Lanka: Where does Ravichandran Ashwin stand among the all-time all-round greats?
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India vs Sri Lanka: Where does Ravichandran Ashwin stand among the all-time all-round greats?

Is Ravichandran Ashwin on par as an all-rounder with the likes of Richard Hadlee, Ian Botham, Imran Khan and others? Here's a statistical analysis.

England vs South Africa: James Anderson's 300th wicket at home cements his spot as nation's greatest pacer
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England vs South Africa: James Anderson's 300th wicket at home cements his spot as nation's greatest pacer

High on talent and low on numbers, James Anderson delivered consistently to arguably step over as England's best ever fast bowler. Or so would the numbers suggest

England vs South Africa: Former English captains condemn ban on pacer Kagiso Rabada
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England vs South Africa: Former English captains condemn ban on pacer Kagiso Rabada

South Africa are already missing paceman Dale Steyn and on Saturday fellow seamer Vernon Philander was taken to hospital for an x-ray after being hit on the hand during his innings of 52.

Champions Trophy 2017: Brian Lara considers England 'firm favourites' in home conditions
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Champions Trophy 2017: Brian Lara considers England 'firm favourites' in home conditions

Brian Lara said, "The ICC Champions Trophy was always one of the high points of my career, especially playing in the final at The Oval in 2004."

Ian Botham calls day/night Test in England 'ridiculous'; says plan risks cricket's flagship
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Ian Botham calls day/night Test in England 'ridiculous'; says plan risks cricket's flagship

Ian Botham has hit out at the "appalling" prospect of a first day/night Test in England, saying the "ridiculous" plan risks damaging cricket's flagship format.

India vs New Zealand, Indore Test, Day 3 stats wrap: From Ashwin's record galore to Guptill's love for India
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India vs New Zealand, Indore Test, Day 3 stats wrap: From Ashwin's record galore to Guptill's love for India

Statistical highlights on day three of the third cricket Test between India and New Zealand, in Indore on Monday.

Players can be considered for best all-rounder tag only after playing 50 Tests, says Kapil Dev
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Players can be considered for best all-rounder tag only after playing 50 Tests, says Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev said that comparisons between all-rounders in international cricket can only happen when each one has played 50 Test matches in his career.

England most feared side, deserve to be number one in the world: Ian Botham
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England most feared side, deserve to be number one in the world: Ian Botham

England's legendary all-rounder Ian Botham believes his country's Test side is the most feared in the world and deserves to be in the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.

Virat Kohli is a phenomenal player and a real joy to watch: Richard Hadlee
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Virat Kohli is a phenomenal player and a real joy to watch: Richard Hadlee

India's Test captain Virat Kohli is a "phenomenal player and a treat to watch", feels legendary New Zealand fast bowler Sir Richard Hadlee.

Disappointed with Indian cricket; they need to look beyond T20s: Ian Botham
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Disappointed with Indian cricket; they need to look beyond T20s: Ian Botham

Ian Botham said that India needed to look beyond the 20-over format and focus more on Tests, in which they're struggling despite being ranked third.

Loyalty to money in T20s has led to decline in interest in national duty: Steve Waugh
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Loyalty to money in T20s has led to decline in interest in national duty: Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh added that the increase in popularity of T20s is the key reason behind teams not being able to find the right balance across formats.

When Captain lost cool: MS Dhoni isn’t the first and won’t be the last to take on media
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When Captain lost cool: MS Dhoni isn’t the first and won’t be the last to take on media

It must be remembered that Dhoni took a lot of flak in England, Australia and at home after his franchise owner’s team CSK was in the eye of the IPL betting storm.

Probably England's best bowler ever: Tearing down Anderson's achievement is ridiculous
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Probably England's best bowler ever: Tearing down Anderson's achievement is ridiculous

There is a case for saying Anderson is England’s best bowler ever, certainly the best in the last 40 years.

We don't need his advice: BCCI slams Botham for hitting out at IPL
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We don't need his advice: BCCI slams Botham for hitting out at IPL

The Cricket Board on Friday rubbished former England great Ian Botham’s criticism of the highly lucrative Indian Premier League.