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Kate Cross finished with 3 for 29

England news

Cross enters the male preserve

Kate Cross, the England seam bowler, has became the first woman to play in the Central Lancashire League - one of the most fiercely traditional leagues in England

Liam Livingstone in action

English cricket

Liam Livingstone: 350 off 138 balls

Liam Livingstone, a 21-year-old Lancashire batsman who has yet to make his first-team debut, produced a phenomenal display for his club side, Nantwich CC in Cheshire, when he smashed 350 off 138 balls

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Offbeat

Gambhir's generosity rescues Indian ice hockey

Not many are aware that India even has a Ice Hockey team, but Gautam Gambhir is, and he has taken it as a "moral responsibility" to support the sport, donating Rs 4 lakh to the cash-stripped Ice Hockey Association of India

MS Dhoni rides a motorcycle in his hometown

Offbeat

Biker Dhoni cops a fine

MS Dhoni likes to ride his motorbikes around his hometown Ranchi but his latest joyride brought an unexpected visitor to his house. A traffic cop

Phil Hughes works one on the off side

Nepal cricket

Nepal's 63-over tribute to Hughes

The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has announced a tribute match in memory of Phillip Hughes, the Australian cricketer who died tragically in November last year after being struck on the head by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney

Stiff wind in St John's Wood damaged the famous Father Time weathervane

England news

Father Time takes a knock at Lord's

It has been a fixture of Lord's since 1926 but on Monday morning there was a different look to English cricket HQ with the famous Father Time weathervane bent back almost 90 degrees

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Word Cup 2015

London to Melbourne...for the weekend

To support his team during the World Cup final, a New Zealand fan has decided to embark on a journey so long in terms of distance, yet so short in terms of time, that it will surely inspire a whole new generation of cricket followers

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The Buzz

Con man dupes BBC as Pakistan star

A club cricketer in northern England has duped the BBC into paying him to appear on programmes by pretending to be the former Pakistan batsman Nadeem Abbasi.