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England thrash West Indies in three days – report & highlights

England thrash West Indies in three days – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day threeEngland 514-8 dec (Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113)West Indies 168 (Blackwood 79*, Anderson 3-24) &137 (Broad 3-34)England won an innings and 209 runsScorecardEngland took 19 wickets on the third day to beat West Indies by an innings and 209 runs in the day-night Test at Edgbaston.West Indies, 44-1 overnight in reply to England's 514-8 declared, were bowled out for 168 and 137.James Anderson took 3-34 in the first innings and Stuart Broad 3-34 in the second to move above Sir Ian Botham into second on the list of England's all-time leading Test wicket-takers.England take the lead in the three-match series, and have named the same 13-man s...
The Racing Club podcast – Saturday, August 19: Saturday tips and York preview

The Racing Club podcast – Saturday, August 19: Saturday tips and York preview

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Listen to the latest Racing Club podcastSaturday, August 19, 2017Join Lee McKenzie and guests for the latest Racing Club podcast!On this week's show, Lee is joined by Rupert Bell and Nick Robson to preview the best of Saturday's action and look ahead to what should be a fantastic four days racing at the Ebor Festival at York.Plus, Final Furlong presenter Emmet Kennedy gives us his three to watch next week and we hear from jockey Andrea Atzeni.The Racing Club is live every Saturday morning on talKSPORT2Let's block ads! (Why?)
Cook hits 243 as England take control – report & highlights

Cook hits 243 as England take control – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day twoEngland 514-8 dec: Cook 243, Root 136, Malan 65, Chase 4-113West Indies 44-1West Indies trail by 470 runsScorecardAlastair Cook remorselessly churned out 243 as England tightened their grip on West Indies on day two of the day-night Test at Edgbaston. Cook batted for almost 10 hours, his eventual dismissal prompting England's declaration at 514-8.Dawid Malan, looking to secure a place at number five, scored 65, his maiden Test half-century.West Indies had reached 44-1, 470 behind, when rain forced the players off with 26 overs left to bowl.Cook absolutely critical to Ashes hopes - AgnewMalan 'knew it was going to turn around'TMS podcast: Vaughan reviews...
San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan pleased with practices vs. Denver Broncos

San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan pleased with practices vs. Denver Broncos

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was very pleased with the way his team competed in joint practice sessions with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday and Thursday. The teams went head-to-head in full gear on Wednesday, then donned shoulder pads only for Thursday's session, which featured as much individual and seven-on-seven drills as full-unit duels. "You always want to measure yourself up against other people," Shanahan said of the perennial AFC West contender. "I think to get out there and compete with those guys, I think it does give you some confidence. But, also, I think our guys expected it, too. I think they were expecting to do good." Wednesday's scrimmage-type competition was marred by one confrontation instigated by 49ers free safety Adrian Colbert,...
Barcelona's Luis Suarez to miss at least one month with knee injury

Barcelona's Luis Suarez to miss at least one month with knee injury

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Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Striker Luis Suarez will miss at least one month after suffering a knee injury in Barcelona's 2-0 loss Wednesday to Real Madrid.The news is yet another hit to Barcelona's attack, as the squad lost Neymar earlier this month when he transferred to Paris Saint-Germain.The Uruguayan has a "distension in the posterior articular capsule in his right knee," according to the team website.Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué is also doubtful for the team's next game against Betis because of a groin strain.Suarez's injury was confirmed Thursday after medical tests. He suffered the injury in the second half of El Clásico in the Santiago Bernabeu. Suarez will likely miss Barcelona's games against Betis, Alaves, Espanyol and possibly Getafe CF in September.Barcelona's next game is at 8:15 p