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England v Pakistan

1st Test, Lord's

Live Report: England bat; Wood and Hasan in the XIs

Follow the first Test of the English summer with our live rolling report

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Dobell: England's stagnated Test side must show progress

Joe Root enters his second season as Test captain with England having many of the same questions to answer as 12 months ago

Prayer rooms, new flowers and 6500 teatime cakes - Inside Lord's

Melinda Farrell goes behind the scenes at Lord's as they prepare for the start of the English Test match summer.

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KKR v Royals

IPL Eliminator, Kolkata

Shetty: A Royal lesson in how not to T20

In the age of real-time data and out-of-the-box thinking, Ajinkya Rahane and his team seem to be stuck in the past with only each other for company

Five reasons why Knight Riders beat Royals

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Talking Points - What was Ajinkya Rahane thinking?

Trying to understand Rajasthan Royals' baffling approach to the chase, and how they lost even though they had the best of the conditions

Pakistan v England

1st Test, Lord's

Sarfraz Ahmed: The Pakistan captain who's yet to take the lead

He was widely credited for his role in the Champions Trophy win, but Pakistan's wicketkeeper has struggled to make his mark on the Test team

'Yasir's like a brother to me' - Shadab

Shadab Khan revealed that he will try and speak with Yasir Shah for advice ahead of his maiden Lord's appearance

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What do Pakistan need to do to beat England (or not lose, at least)?

Pakistan are a far less experienced side than the one which drew 2-2 in England in 2016

Top headlines

Fitness concerns

India news

Kohli ruled out of Surrey stint with neck injury

The India captain will not be training for three weeks, but the BCCI is confident he will regain fitness in time for the England tour

End of a great career

South Africa news

Stats - A genius in two formats

Ten numbers that illustrate AB de Villiers' greatness in Tests and ODIs

AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

"It's not about earning more somewhere else, it's about running out of gas," the South Africa batsman said

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