Pakistan v England: Tourists’ toil with the ball as important as batting records

England are 158 runs ahead of Pakistan, who only have three first-innings wickets remaining After the sledgehammer comes the scalpel. England clobbered Pakistan with their run scoring, but it is the surgical way in which they picked their way through the home batting that may ultimately decide the first Test in Rawalpindi. In Test cricket, […]

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World Cup 2022: Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles ruled out of rest of tournament with injuries

Host nation: Qatar Dates: 20 November-18 December Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. Day-by-day TV listings – Full coverage details Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles have been ruled out of the rest of the World […]

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Cyril Ramaphosa: A quick guide to South Africa’s ‘Farmgate’ scandal

Published 21 hours ago Image source, Reuters A scandal threatens to end the political career of South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa – if you’ve not heard the details, here’s what you need to know. Ramaphosa was a close ally of Mandela Seventy-year-old Cyril Ramaphosa became president of South Africa in 2018 having been active in […]

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Pakistan v England: Tourists take charge in Rawalpindi

Will Jacks has bowled 33 overs on his debut Test so far First Test, Rawalpindi (day three of five) England 657 all out: Brook 153, Crawley 122, Pope 108, Duckett 107 Pakistan 499-7: Babar 136, Imam 121, Shafique 114, Jacks 3-132 Pakistan trail by 158 runs Scorecard England’s determination and persistence was rewarded with crucial […]

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Parents urged to be aware of Strep A symptoms after death of six children

Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Saturday, infectious diseases paediatrician Prof Kampmann said Strep A caused “an a-symptomatic infection in the majority of people, then there is a sore throat, then scarlet fever, and in a very, very small minority will there be invasive Group A Strep”.

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The Hundred is worth ‘a lot more’ than £400m, says ECB chair Richard Thompson

There are eight city-based teams in The Hundred The Hundred is worth a “lot more” than £400m, according to England and Wales Cricket Board chair Richard Thompson. “The Hundred has created an awful lot of interest in private equity markets,” Thompson told Test Match Special. “Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL sold for nearly $1bn, […]

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Tyson Fury v Derek Chisora III: Pundits and pros make their predictions for heavyweight world title fight

‘It’s coming home’ – Tyson Fury’s message at weigh-in for Derek Chisora fight Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Date: Saturday, 3 December Coverage: Live text commentary from 19:30 GMT on the BBC Sport website & app Tyson Fury defends his WBC heavyweight world title against fellow Briton Derek Chisora at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London […]

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