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*  Somerset collapse as Brooks takes fifer then Lyth hits rare fifty,Bairstow and Ballance miss out on tons but put Yorks in dominant position: At Headingley DIV 1 Somerset 110,35 overs(Brooks 5-35) & 44-2,19 overs v Yorkshire 391,128.4 overs(Ballance 91,Bairstow 91,Lyth 62) Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard Maclaren and Edwards too good for Durham so far:At Chester-Le-Street Durham 213,63.1 overs & 126-6,38.2 overs v Hampshire 251,82.5 overs Scorecard


India wrap up series with 110 win despite another Mathews century:At Colombo 3rd test India 312,100.1 overs(Pujara 145*,Mishra 59) & 274,76 overs beat Sri Lanka 201,52.2 overs(Perera 55,sharma 5-54) & 268,85 overs(Mathews 110,Perera 70,Ashwin 4-69) by 110 runs Scorecard


*  Yorkshire beat Essex by 20 runs at Chelmsford 3rd Quarter final Royal London Cup Scorecard  Matt Coles  at number 9 hits aton in vain as Kent fall 17 runs short in rain reduced match D/L Method.Jason Roy had earlier scored a century for victorious  Surrey at the Oval in 4th Quarter Final Scorecard


Ireland give good account in rain reduced match to lose by 24 runs D/L Method:At Belfast ODI Australia 222-6,40.2 overs beat Ireland 157,23.4/24 overs by 24 runs D/L Method Scorecard


The ICC will be conducting a USA Cricket Town Hall meeting in Chicago on Saturday 29 August.   It is expected that over 80 stakeholders from within the USA cricket community will attend the event that will be hosted by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson and ICC Head of Global Development Tim Anderson.   More


*  Glos beat Hants by 4 wickets with an over to spare in rain reduced 2nd quarter final Royal London Cup Scorecard


*  South Africa win 3 match ODI series with comfortable win:At Durban 3rd ODI South Africa 283-7,50 overs beat New Zealand 221,49.3 overs by 62 runs Scorecard


*  England Women keep 'Ashes' hopes alive with 7 wickets crushing of Australia Women,Sarah Taylor at last finds form with fifty   Scorecard


*  Dan Lawrence from Chingford CC hits 2nd ton as England U-19s level Youth ODI series:At Worcester 5thYouth ODI Australia U-19s 294-6,50 overs(Jewell 106,Gaucci 93) lost to England U-19s 297-6,49.3 overs(Lawrence 106,burnham 53) by 4 wickets Scorecard


Australia Women beat Ireland Women 3-0 in t20 series winning each match by increasing margins Scorecards


Durham lose 7 wickets for 19 runs as run chase aborts in rain reduced match,Samit Patel takes fourfer:At Trent Bridge 1st Quarter Final Notts 170-4,24 overs beat Durham 144,21.2 overs(S Patel 4-11) D/L Method by 49 runs Scorecard


Martin Guptill ton gives NZ overwhelming win to level series:At Potchesfrostroom 2nd ODI South Africa 204,49.3 overs(Behardin 70) lost to New Zealand 207-2,44.3 overs(Guptill 103*,Latham 64) by 8 wickets Scorecard


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Drizzle disrupts first day but sun shines day 2 as Lancs dominate, more rain day 3:At Old Trafford Div 2 Lancs 462,140.1 overs(Brown 132) drew with Glamorgan 213,79.4 overs & f/o 159-3,82 overs Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard Alex Wakeley hits ton,Leics lower order take lead,Wayne White fifer puts Leics in strong position but rain ruins day4:At Leicester N'hants 325,78.2 overs(Wakeley 123) & 162-8,67 overs(White 5-51) drew with Leics 372,110.2 overs(Cosgrove 110,Kleinveldt 5-68) Scorecard   Billy Godleman hits ton but the rest struggle.Kent batting even more feeble, Godleman hits 2nd ton as Derbys set Kent 329 to win:At Derby Derbyshire 253,83 overs (Godleman 108) & 234-3dec,67 overs(Godleman 105*) drew with Kent 159,57.5 overs & 235-5,66.5 overs Scorecard Tom Curran takes sixfer,Ben Foakes hits ton as Surrey take 1st innings lead,day 4 washout:At Bristol Glos 233,73.1 overs(Curran 6-61) drew with Surrey 349-6,98.2 overs(Foakes 140*) Scorecard   Points Table Div 2    Div 1 Alex Hales hits mighty ton and Notts force follow on:At Trent Bridge Notts 600,140 overs(Hales 189,Mullaney 112) beat Warwickshire 260,80.5 overs & f/o 217,95.1 oversby an innings and 123 runs Scorecard Dexter ton helps Middx set Durham 308 to win,Harris fifer hastens Durham's demise:At Chester-Le-Street Middx 196,62.5 overs(Onions 7-68) & 280,84.4 overs(Dexter 112,Rushworth 5-48) beat Durham 169,47.3 overs & 230,64.1 overs(Borthwick 95,Harris 5-71) by 71 runs Scorecard  Wash Out day4:At Taunton Somerset 565-5dec,138.4 overs(Hildreth 220*,Trego 130*) drew with Worcs 172-4,41 Scorecard  Wash Out at Hove where Ballance had hit ton for Yorks and Joyce,Yardy and Brown hit tons for Sussex:At Hove Yorkshire 494,136.3 overs(Ballance 165) drew with Sussex 493-7,123 overs(Yardy 124,Brown 108*,Joyce 100) Scorecard   Points Table


*  Yorkshire's Woodhouse Grange CC will defend their Davidstow Village Cup crown against Foxton CC of Cambridgeshire at Lord's on Sunday 13 September.More  Woodhouse Grange beat Pelsall in the semi final while Foxton overcame former champions  Goatacre to reach the final.


*  England won toss and invited Australia to bat on a damp morning in Kennington where the sun came out later.Despite some injudicious shots Rogers and Warner survived until lunch.Rogers falls after lunch and Warner gropes at Ali in sight of a ton,Clark's miserable form persists nibbles at Stokes but Smith prevails until the rain stops play.Finn & Stokes take 2 wickets morning day 2,Marsh & Johnson fall cheaply but Smith with ton and Starc romp on.Cook & Lyth fall carelessly and wickets continue as England collapse.following on Cook digs in but few follow his example as wickets fall steadily.England surive until stumps but Cook falls short of ton out to Smith leg break.England are not saved by rain on day 4 and fail to reach day 5 when the deluge arrived in London:At Kia Oval 5th Test 'Ashes' Australia 481,125.1 overs(Warner 85, Smith 143,Voges 76, Starc 58)  beat England  149,48.4 overs & f/o 286,101.4 overs(Cook 85,Siddle 4-35) by an innings & 46 runs Scorecard


India win toss and bat.Vijay out for a duck and Rahane not much more then Rahul with century,Kohli and Sharma rebuild innings and Saha hits fifty.In reply Mathews hits to but SL concede 1st lead.Rahane hits ton as India set SL 413 to win but they collapse just like India did in previous Test! :At Colombo 2nd Test India 393,114 overs(Rahul 108,Kohli 78,Sharma 79,Saha 56,Herath 4-81) & 325-8dec,91 overs(Rahane 126) beat Sri Lanka 306,108 overs(Mathews 102) & 134,43.4 overs(Ashwin 5-42,Mishra 3-29) by 278 runs   Scorecard Three match series level 1-1


*  India 'A' have a mountain to climb when the rain stops but Shanker and Nair see them home safely to adraw:At Wayanaard 1st Unoffocial Test South Africa 'A' 542,138.5 overs(Ramela 112,de Kock 113) & 105-1dec,35 overs drew with India 'A' 204,66.3 overs(Piedt 5-88) & 309-4,107.2 overs(Nair114*,Shankar 74*) Scorecard


*  South Africa beat New Zealand by 20 runs in 1st ODI at Centurion,Amla hits a ton Scorecard

Women's Ashes: 'There's a hubris about England'  By Kalika Mehta


Rory Burns hits 95 as Surrey post challenging score:At Bristol Royal London One Day Cup Group A Surrey 295-8,50 overs(Burns 95) v Glos 18-0,4.3 overs Scorecard  Leics collapse at home in reply Trego races towards early win:At Leicester Leics 120,39.4 lost to Somerset 122-1,14.5 overs(Trego71*) by 9 wickets Scorecard


*  Dan Lawrence ton sees England-U19s home despite late wobble to level series in 3rd Youth ODI with Australia at Derby Scorecard


New Zealanders level T20 series with 32 run win at Centurion Scorecard  SA win 1st T20 by 6 wickets Scorecard


N'hants enjoy Oz bowling after day missed for rain,in particular, Steven Crook from South Australia hit unbeaten century.Oz top order fil against N'hants 2nd XI seamers.Innings rescued nby Mitchel Marsh and no 9 Pat Cummings:At Northampton N'hants 390,90.4 overs(Crook 142*,Coetzer 86) drew with Australians 319-8 dec,89 overs(M Marsh 64,Cummings 82*) Scorecard


David Willey hits 40 ball century after taking 3-27 as N'hants thrash Sussex by 8 wickets with 4 overs to spare in 1st NatWest Blast T20 Quarter Final at Hove Scorecard Warwickshire beat Essex by 20 runs 2nd NatWest Blast T20 Quarter Final  at Edgbaston  Scorecard  Weather spoils 3rd quarter final and run out proves vital as Hants for whom Vince hit a ton beat Worcs by 17 runs D/L Method Scorecard Lancs tie with Kent in 4th Quarter Final but advance on fewer wickets lost Scorecard


*  Sri Lanka won the toss and batted, ost both openers cheaply and then collapsed to Ashin who took a sixfer,only Mathews  and Chandimal hit fifties.India lost two early wickets in reply but Kohli and Dhawan have add 227 for 3rd wicket scoring tons and India gain 192 run 1st innings lead.Sri Lanka lose both openers for ducks in 2nd innings,Chandimal hits big ton so SL set India 176 to win but India implode as Herath takes sevenfer:At Galle 1st Test Sri Lanka 183,49.3 overs(Mathews 69,Chandimal 54,Ashwin 6-58) & 367,82.2 overs(Chandimal 162*,Ashwin 4-114)  beat India 375,117 overs(Dhawan 134,Kohli 103,Saha 60,Kaushal 3-134) & 112,49.5 overs(Herath 7-48) by 63 runs Scorecard


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*  Seymour and Nair reduce England U-19s to modest total while Oz openers flourish adding 107 for 1st wicket as Oz romp home with over 9 overs to spare:At Gosforth 1st YODI England U-19s  206,45.1 overs lost to Australia U-19s 207-2,40.2 overs(Renshaw 69*,Jewell 69,Doran 56*) by 8 wickets  Scorecard


Australia Women win toss and bat, openers put on 66 for 1st wicket Shrubsole takes four and Brunt one to reduce Oz to 99-5.Jonassen and Healy rebuild innings with stand of 77 whereupon 3 wickets fall, Jonassen finds tail end partners but falls one short of deserved ton .England Women make unimpressive response with  Schutt taking 4 wickets.Brunt removes Villani and Lanning for ducks in Oz 2nd innings,Jonassen hit fifty  & Blackwell so Oz set England 263 to win but england women fold meekly with only Georgia Elwiss builds an innings,Elyse Perry takes sixfer for Oz:At Canterbury Only Test 'Ashes 2015' Australia Women 274-9dec,99.5 overs(Jonassen 99,Shrubsole 4-63) & 156-6dec,55.5 overs(Jonassen 54) beat England Women 168,84.4 overs & 101,59.1 overs(Perry 6-32) by 161 runs Scorecard  Ashes Points  Australia 8pts, England 2pts


Ireland U-15s retain European title with  win over Scotland Report  Tournament results and Table


India 'A'  50/50 Triangular Australia 'A' win three out of three and India 'A' beat South 'A' Tournament details


* Yorkshire increase lead of County Championship with 183 run win over Durham at Scarborough. Australian discard Glen Maxwell and Adil Rashid both hit tons when Yorkshire 2nd innings in tatters at 79-5. Scorecard  Fidel Edwards fifer sets up Hants victory over Warwickshire,Vince hit unbeaten ton for Hants in 2nd innings Scorecard Middlsex bowl out Sussex at Lord's for 245 so win by 20 runs Scorecard  Notts chase down target to beat Warwickshire at New Road by 5 wickets Scorecard   Points Table  Yorkshire lead Middlesex by 38 points with agame in hand,August 10th.


New Zealand secure series win, 2-1, with 38 run victory over Zimbabwe Scorecard  and comfortably win Only T20  by 80 runs  Scorecard


*  Scotland U-17s beat Netherlands a second time in ICC Europe Challenge Series in Utrecht Rod Lyall reports


*   Jersey U-15s surprise Scots with 4 run win in European U-15s  Six Nations Championship at Rugby Scorecard Ireland leads table after 3 matches  Points Table & Results


*  Overcast at Trent bridge for 4th Test,England win toss and field,Woods included for injured Anderson.Shaun Marsh replaces Mitchell Marsh for Oz. Australia collapse remarkably as Broad bowls brilliantly taking 8-15. Lyth goes early again but Root flourishes as the sun comes out and completes a century,Baistow hits 70 so England race ahead to record fantastic day.Oz start well in 2nd innings but then collapse as Stokes takes sixfer and woods removes tail .Australia are thrashed:At Trent Bridge Nottingham 4th Test 'Ashes'  Australia 60,18.3 overs(Broad 8-15) & 253,72.4 overs(Warner 64,rogers 52,Voges 51*,Stokes 6-35) lost to England 391-9dec,85.2 overs(Root 130,Bairstow 74,Starc 6-111) by an innings & 78 runs Scorecard  England regain the 'Ashes'


*   Jordan Gauci and Jake Doran hits tons as Australia U-19s score freely on day 1 but Matthew Parkinson takes fifer,richardson misses out day 2.England start well but then Richardson takes three wickets so England innings flounders but later order rally innings:At Chester-Le-Street Youth Test Australia U-19s 446,110 overs (Gaucci 111,Doran 103,Richardson 87,Parkinson 6-130) & 253-6dec,86 overs(Jewel 109*) drew with England U-19s 392,129.1 overs(Davies 73,Thomason 67,Alsop 66,Holden 55,Richardson 5-75) & 186-3,35 overs Scorecard


Middlesex run riot at Hove as Malan & Gubbins hit tons, in reply Bailey hits century for Sussex who fall short by 3 runs D/L Method in a thriller:At Hove Group B Middlesex 367-6,50 overs beat Sussex 305,40 overs by 3 runs D/L Method Scorecard  At Headingley Group A Yorkshire 277-9,50 overs beat Leicestershire   246,49.5 overs by 31 runs  Neil Whitaker reports  Scorecard   Royal London 50/50 Cup   Points Table


Zimbabwe chase down target of 304 with an over to spare,chris Ervine hits ton for Zim, ross Taylor hit to for NZ  1st ODI at Harare  Scorecard


Warwickshire   Bears moved off the bottom of group B of the RL one day cup with a three wicket victory Lancashire Lightning at Emirates Old Trafford with a ball to spare. Neil Whitaker reports     Royal London 50/50 Cup Scorecard   Points Table


Bangladesh win toss and bat 1st day then it rains for four days which is not surprising in the wet season:At Dakka 2nd Test Bangladesh 286,88.1 overs v South Africa Scorecard


Australia 'A' beat India 'a' by 10 wickets,Cameron Bancroft hits 150 for Oz 'A':At Chennai 2nd Unofficial Test India 'A' 135,68.5 overs & 274,87.4 overs lost to Australia 'A' 349,107.5(Bancroft 150) & 62-0,6.1 overs by 10 wickets Scorecard


Middlesex underperform as Robson,Morgan and Gubbins record ducks then Hants' openers Carberry & Adams romp to 10 wkt victory Royal London One Day Cup August 1st at Southampton Scorecard   July 1st Middlsex beat Kent by 87 runs at Radlett Scorecard   Points Table


Australia win toss and bat and lose  early wickets to Anderson and Finn, Anderson finishes with sixfer and Rogers scores a fifty.Bell hits fifty in reply as England close on oz total, Lyon removes Cook & Bell, rain interupts day which ends early,~Johnson takes two early but Root and then Ali hits fifty to give England substantial 1st innings lead.Oz collapse again , Warner top scores and Finn takes fifer,Neville and Starc hit fifties to set England 121 to win,Cook & Lyth fall but local boy Bell and Root take England home to a huge roar from the Edgbaston crowd:At Edgbaston 4th Test 'Ashes' Australia 136,36.4 overs(Rogers 52,Anderson 6-47) & 265,79.1 overs(Warner 77,Starc 59,Neville 55,Finn 6-79) lost to England 281,67.1 overs(Root 63,Ali 59,Bell 53) & 124-2,32.1 overs(Bell 65*) by 8 wickets Scorecard   England lead series 2-1


Gary Ballance top scores as Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by 7 runs in rain reduced match D/L Method Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard  Roy(108) and Davies(99) put on 195 for 1st wicket as Surrey thrash N'hants by 220 runs at the Oval Scorecard   Vince scores ton as Hants post 345,Scottish Machan misses out on ton and Sussex lose by 87 runs Scorecard   Ravi Bopara has a good day taking 4 wickets and scoring a century as Essex beat Lancs by 7 wickets at Chelmsford Scorecard  Royal London One Day Cup   Points Table


Meg Lanning &  Ellyse Perry take Oz to substantial total. In reply England lose Edwards & Taylor for 1 and soon after Winfield is run out leaving Knight & Greenway to rebuild innings then rain interupted play with England needing 173 off 27.1 overs, on resumption wickets fall steadily:At  New Road Worcester Australia Women 240-5,50 overs(Lanning 85,Perry 65) v England Women 152,43.1overs Scorecard


*  T & T  Red Steel beat Barbados Tridents by 20 runs in Final of inaugural Caribbean Premier League  Final  Scorecard


Wash out for most Royal London One Day Cup matches July 26th. One match completed:At Taunton Derbyshire 134-7,14/14 overs beat Somerset 10/10(target 104) by 34 runs D/L Method Scorecard


*  Sri Lanka finish series lost with massive win, opener Perera hits ton:At Hambantota 5th ODI Sri Lanka 368-4,50 overs(Perera 116,Mathews 70*,Dilshan 60) beat Pakistan 203,37.2 overs by 168 runs Scorecard Pakistan won series 3-2


Deluge in Dublin wrecks finals day in ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier so Scotland & Netherlands share the trophy Details  Ireland are declared third and Hong Kong fourth Details


*  Scotland defeat Hong Kong easily in 1st semi final by 5 wickets Andrew Nixon reports Scorecard Ireland score too few and Dutch win 2nd semi final Report Scorecard   ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier at Dublin  Afghanistan beat Oman by 5 wickets with 7 balls to spare to secure fifth place Scorecard

Darran Bravo hits 86* while Chris Gayle is out for only 30 in reply so T & T win 1st semifinal Caribbean Premier League       Scorecard  Gayle says 150 was gettable  T & T beat Guyana easily in 2nd semi final Scorecard


India 'A' 1st innings lead then set Oz 240 off 46 overs:At Chennai Unofficial 1st Test India 301,114.3 overs & 206-8dec,78.3,46 overs drew with Australia 'A' 268.98.3 overs(Handscombe 91,Stoins77,Ojha5-85) & 161-4,46 overs(Bancroft 51)  Scorecard


*  Teenage Will Davis bowls well against Australians though Warner and Marsh retire with centuries,few 1st teamers in this Derbyshire eleven, heavy rain day 2 and more day 3,Tony Palladino 82 at tail makes Derbyshire reply respectable:At Derby Australians 413-9,90 overs(Warner 101rt, Marsh 101rt, Davis 3-63) & 95-1dec,24.1 overs drew with   Derbyshire CCC 259,82.5 overs(Palladino 82,M Marsh 4-42) Scorecard   James Morgan bemoans the absence of fast Footitt in the Derbyshire attack More


Women's 'Ashes'   level 1-1 after Oz Ladies beat England in 2nd ODI by 63 runs,Meg Lanning scores ton for Oz Scorecard


Associate nations fear life in the shadows unless ICC ruling elite changes, David Richardson just laughs Tim Wigmore The Guardian


PNG  score too little but make  Afghanistan fightfor victory which Naroz Mangal 65* makes sure so Afghanistan advance:At Malahide Dublin  ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 3rd Qualifying Play-off  PNG 127-6,20 overs lost to Afghanistan 128-4,18.2 overs(N Mangal 65*) by 6 wickets Scorecard  Namibia's Baard hits 62 put Namibia's total passed by Oman with an over to spare so Oman progress to World Cup  ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 4th Qualifying Play-off Namibia 148-9,20 overs(Baard 62) lost to Oman 150-5,19 overs(Zeeshan Siddiqi 51*) by 5 wickets Scorecard


Pakistan coast easy win:At Colombo 4th ODI Sri Lanka 256-9,50 overs lost to Pakistan 257-3,40.5 overs by 7 wickets  Scorecard   Pakistan lead series 3-1


Bairstow replaces Ballance for third Test with Bell and Root moving up order, could be last chance for Bell and Lyth More


Nawroz Mangal hits fifty but HK constrain Afghanistani hitters. HK win by 5 wickets off last ball of match,scoring 16 runs in last over. Wow!:At Malahide Dublin ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, 1st Qualifying Play-off  Afghanistan 161-7,20 overs(Nawroz Mangal 53) lost to Hong Kong 162-5,20 overs(Atkinson 47,Chapman 40) by 5 wickets  Scorecard   Hong Kong proceed to semi final with Scotland, Afghanistan to a further play off with PNG.Dutch stumble to victory with 4 balls to spare in lmodest scoring match:At Malahide Dublin ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier,2nd Qualifying match Namibia 135-6,20 overs(Williams 43) lost to Netherlands 137-6,19.2 overs by 4 wickets Scorecard  Dutch now progress to semifinal with Ireland while Namibia play Oman


Women's 'Ashes' begins today.Oz win toss, bat and lose 3 early wickets but Perry & Blackwell rebuild innings,Natalie Sciver and Lydia Greenway add 122 for 5th wicket to help England to comfortable win:At Taunton  1st ODI at Taunton Australia Women 238-9,50 overs(Perry 78,Blackwell 58) lost to England Women 240-6,45.4 overs(Sciver 66,Greenway 53) by 4 wickets Scorecard


*  South Africa win toss, bat and struggle, Bangladesh take 1st innings lead,rain washes out last two days:At Chittagong 1st Test South Africa 248,83.4 overs(Bavuma 54) & 61-0,21.1 overs drew with   Bangladesh 319-8,110 overs Scorecard


*   James Taylor misses out on triple ton but makes timely reminder to England selectors.Reed hits ton but Wessels misses out,Machan century in vain as susses lose by an innings:At Horsham Nottinghamshire 570-7dec,136.1 overs(JWA Taylor 293,Reed 123,Wesseles 93) beat Sussex 213,69 overs(Gurney 5-75) & 254,61 overs(Machan 108) by an innings & 103 runs Scorecard  Johnny Baistow 's good form conmtinues rescuing Yorkshire's 1st innings and Glae continues good work:At Scarbourough Yorkshire 430,108.2 overs(Gale 164,Bairstow 139) 157-3,27.2 overs beat Worcestershire 280,75.3 overs & f/o 306,90.4 overs(Whiteley 101) Neil Whitaker reports   Scorecard  Warwickshire ncomplete win early Wednesday:At Edgbaston Somerset 265,83.1 overs & 170,51.4(Abell 87*) lost to Warwickshire 365,115.5 overs(Hain 103*) & 74-3,28.3 overs by 7 wickets  Scorecard  Murchal ton revives Durham:At Rose Bowl Southampton Durham 421,136.1 overs(Murchal 145,Richardson 91,Arshad 60) & 61-1,22 overs v Hampshire 307,101.1 overs Scorecard  Div 1 Points Table   2nd Division Peterson & Prince both hit big double tons as Lancs post huge score:At Colwyn Bay Lancashire 698-5 dec,136.5 overs(Petersen 286,Prince 268,Croft 57*) beat Glamorgan 348,101.2 overs & 193,71.4 overs  by an innings & 157 runs   Scorecard


USA crush PNG's ambitions with 18 run win Match 41 Group A Scorecard   Hong Kong thrash Namibia by 83 runs but both countries progress Match 42 Group A Scorecard  Ireland beat Jesey by 7 wickets to finish top of Group A and hence straight to Semi final Match 40 Scorecard   


*  Scotland beat Oman by 23 runs to lead table & secure semi final berth Group B Match 35 Scorecard   Stephan Baard 87 gives Namibia a total too far for PNG Group A Match 37 Scorecard  Dutch quash Kenya hopes Match 38 Group B Scorecard Match 39 No play Afghanistan v Canada  Points Table


PNG thrash Nepal by 8 wickets Match 29 Group A Dublin Scorecard Jonty Jenner scores 90 for Jersey but Namibia beat them by 9 wickets Match 30 Group A at Dublin Scorecard   Dutch beat Canada by 4 wickets Match 31 at Edinburgh Scorecard   Match 32 abandoned No play Oman v UAE  Ireland suffer second shock defeat this time by Hong Kong by just 4 runs Match 33 at Dublin Scorecard   ICC World Twenty20  Qualifier Points Table


Kyle Coetzer hits unbeaten fifty  as Scots beat Canada by 8 wickets Match 28 Group B Scorecard  ICC World Twenty20  Qualifier Points Table


Cloudy at Lord's Thursday morning but sunny breaks thereafter.Oz win toss and bat all day for loss of one wicket thrown away by Warner. Rogers and Smith score  tons,Smith completes doube ton and England take some wickets before Oz declare.England then lose 4 wickets for 29 before Stokes stands firm with Cook until close day 2,Stokes and Cook fall short of tons and Oz gain 354 run lead.Warner does not throw his wicket away 2nd time until on 84,Rogers dizzy retires,Oz  set England 509 to win:At Lord's London 2nd Test 'Ashes'   Australia 566-8dec,149 overs(Rogers 173,Smith 215,Broad 4-83) & 254-2dec,49overs(Warner 84,Smith 58)  beat  England 312,90.1 overs & 103,37 overs(Johnson 3-27) by 405 runs Scorecard   Sky SportsTV Watch       BBC Radio Test Match Special


PNG pull off shock win over Ireland by 2 wickets Match 22 Group A at Belfast Scorecard   Oman shock Afghanistan with 40 run win Match 25 Group A Scorecard


Derbyshire beat Yorkshire by 4 wickets at Chesterfield NatWest Blast Neil Whitaker reports Scorecard   Points Table


MCC  believes cricket should be an Olympic sport and the 50/50 World Cup should include more than just 10 teams  Full World Committee Details


*   Jatinger Singh hits 65* as Oman beat Netherlands by 6 wickets Match 20 Group B at Edinburgh Scorecard UAE needed 35 runs off 4 overs with 6 wickets left to win over Canada which they did with 5 balls to spare At Stirling Match 21 Group B Scorecard A must win Match for Scots and they do ;At Grange CC Match 22 Group B Edinburgh Kenya 141-5,20 overs lost to Scotland 142-3,14.5 by 7 wickets Scorecard  ICC World Twenty20  Qualifier Points Table


*   No play at Merchant Taylors School Northwood day 3,Middx set Somerset 219 Middlesex 283,93.1 overs & 132-6dec, 29 overs drew with Somerset 197,75 overs(Finn 4-41) & 147-7, 39.4 overs Scorecard  Stoneman ton puts Durham in charge but then collpase to Woakes and Clark in 2nd innings:At Chester-Le-Street Durham 314,91.2 overs(Stoneman 112) & 148,50.3 overs v Warwickshire 198,58.4 overs(Rushworth 5-43) & 114-3,31 overs Scorecard


Ireland thrash Nepal all out for 43  Match 18 Group A Stormont Scorecard, Match 17 Group A between Hong Kong and PNG No Play rain,Match 16 Group A Stormont Namibia beat USA by 7 wickets,Snyman hits 62 Scorecard   Match 19 Group B Stirling Afghanistan v Kenya No Play wet  Abandoned games makes tables interesting  Points Table 



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