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Stokes century defies improved Windies – highlights & report

Stokes century defies improved Windies – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Second Investec Test, Headingley, day oneEngland 258 (70.5 overs): Stokes 100, Root 59, Gabriel 4-51, Roach 4-71West Indies 19-1 (12 overs): Brathwaite 13*West Indies trail by 239 runsScorecardBen Stokes defied a much-improved West Indies with a superb century before James Anderson struck late on day one of the second Test at Headingley.Arriving at 71-4, Stokes counter-attacked in thrilling fashion, reaching his sixth Test hundred off 122 balls.He was dropped twice, including the ball before making his century by Shannon Gabriel, who removed Stokes for 100 as the hosts were all out for 258.Anderson snared Kieran Powell as the tourists closed on 19-1, 239 behind.Following a dismal showing in ...
Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

Farah wins final track race in Britain – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device British distance great Mo Farah sprinted clear to win the 3000m at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting in his final track meeting on home soil.The 34-year-old, who is switching to road racing in 2018, came home in seven minutes 38.64 seconds."This is it. All I dreamed of as a youngster was running for Britain," said the double Olympic champion. Elsewhere, Britain's Dina Asher-Smith came fifth in a 100m race won by Olympic champion Elaine Thompson.Relive Farah's final track race in BritainFarah took his sixth World Championship gold in London earlier this month - to go with two silvers - and also has four Olympic titles.Neither his narrow failure to complete another 5,000m and 10,000m world...
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...
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...
GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured – highlights & report

GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain's men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final race.On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah's own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years.But with the young GB women's sprint quartet storming to a silver of their own it felt like a generational shift as the stadium came alive just as it had at the 2012 Olympics.Never before has a British team won a world sprint gold, but the quartet of CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili, Danny Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake ran a near-perfect race to hold off the fancied US team, with Japan taking bronze as Bolt collapse...