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John Mehaffey

Smith, Cummins, Hazlewood ensure Australia keep the urn

15 Sep 2019

LONDON Sustained excellence from Steve Smith, who scaled new heights with 774 runs, complemented by the searing pace and accuracy of Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood enabled Australia to cling on to the Ashes despite losing the final test against England on Sunday by 135 runs.

Cricket-Smith, Cummins, Hazlewood ensure Australia keep the urn

15 Sep 2019

LONDON, Sept 15 Sustained excellence from Steve Smith, who scaled new heights with 774 runs, complemented by the searing pace and accuracy of Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood enabled Australia to cling on to the Ashes despite losing the final test against England on Sunday by 135 runs.

Broad propels England to victory over India

12 Aug 2018

LONDON England pace bowler Stuart Broad swept aside the India middle order batting in an inspired spell on Sunday to propel his team to a crushing innings and 159 runs victory on the fourth day of the second test at Lord's.

Cricket-Anderson reaches Lord's milestone as England continue to torment India

12 Aug 2018

LONDON, Aug 12 England pace bowler James Anderson became the first man to take 100 test wickets at Lord's when he dismissed India opener Murali Vijay without scoring for the second time in the match on the fourth day of the second test on Sunday.

Anderson bowls England to series victory at Lord's

09 Sep 2017

LONDON England pace bowler James Anderson took a career best of seven for 42 on Saturday to destroy the West Indies' batting on the third day of the third test at Lord's and set up his team for a 2-1 series victory.

Anderson strikes twice as England press for series win

09 Sep 2017

LONDON James Anderson struck twice in the first hour to take England closer to victory over West Indies on the third day of the third and final test at Lord’s on Saturday.

Cricket-Anderson strikes twice as England press for series win

09 Sep 2017

LONDON, Sept 9 James Anderson struck twice in the first hour to take England closer to victory over West Indies on the third day of the third and final test at Lord’s on Saturday.

McCullum unaware he had broken idol's record

20 Feb 2016

CHRISTCHURCH New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum broke the world record for the fastest test century held jointly by his idol Viv Richards on Saturday without ever being aware he was about to make cricket history.

McCullum unaware he had broken idol's record

20 Feb 2016

CHRISTCHURCH New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum broke the world record for the fastest test century held jointly by his idol Viv Richards on Saturday without ever being aware he was about to make cricket history.

McCullum legacy much more than pyrotechnics

18 Feb 2016

CHRISTCHURCH Brendon McCullum's singular contribution to New Zealand cricket extends far beyond the pyrotechnics with the bat which attracted a new generation to the game and helped make the 2015 World Cup such a spectacular success.

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