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R Ashwin exults after dismissing Robin Uthappa

IPL 2015

Injured Ashwin out for two matches

Offspinner R Ashwin will be out of the next two matches Chennai Super Kings play with a finger injury

Srihari Daivanayagam at Chester-le-Street

Chris Rushworth took 3 for 24

Durham v Sussex, LV= Championship, Division 1, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day

Unblemished records in the balance

Chris Rushworth's five wickets have set up an intriguing final day in which both Durham and Sussex are hanging on to 100% records

Alex Hales thrashed a 96-ball hundred

Hampshire v Notts, LV= Championship, Division 1, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Hales sights exclusive 1000-run club

Alex Hales has been feted as a potential saviour of England's one-day game but, after narrowly missing out on a third century in four innings (one of them a double), he is closing in on a fabled first-class landmark

James Hildreth boosted Somerset with 43

Somerset v Middlesex, LV= Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day

Hildreth gives Somerset the edge

In-form James Hildreth has given Somerset a good chance of victory on the final day as the Taunton wickets show signs of not being the featherbeds of old

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Adam Gilchrist pulls to the boundary

IPL 2015

The senior citizens

The five oldest cricketers to have played in the IPL

Centurion Daniel Lawrence gets a handshake from Kevin Pietersen

County news

Lawrence becomes third youngest century maker

Few sights in sport are more intoxicating than an irresistible talent emerging. Those at the Oval were privileged that, at 17, Daniel Lawrence looked just that as he became the third youngest century-maker in Championship history