Jason Roy's hundred dominated Surrey's innings

Surrey v Kent, Royal London Cup QF, Kia Oval

Coles gives Surrey fright after Roy's hundred

Surrey survived an extraordinary maiden hundred from Matt Coles and a last-wicket stand of 64 - to which Coles' partner Matt Hunn contributed a single run - to progress to the semi-finals of the Royal London Cup

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Michael Carberry took a blow on the jaw

County news

Glamorgan groundsman leaves after dangerous pitch

Keith Exton, the Glamorgan groundsman, has left his role with immediate effect just days before the international T20 double-header in Cardiff

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Adam Lyth heads off after falling cheaply again

England news

Lyth bares his soul on Facebook

Adam Lyth has taken to Facebook to express his disappointment at his Ashes summer and say that the experience has made him hungrier to succeed

The Kia Oval

England news

England's professionals clamour for T20 change

England's professional cricketers have overwhelmingly called for a reshaped Twenty20 competition capable of rivalling tournaments such as the Big Bash, played in one block to raise standards, and involving England players on a regular basis

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Alex Hales reached his half-century off 46 balls

Nottinghamshire v Durham, Royal London Cup quarter-final, Trent Bridge

Patel takes four to oust holders Durham

Samit Patel picked up four wickets to help Nottinghamshire into the semi-finals of the Royal London Cup after defeating Durham by 49 runs on DLS

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Charlotte Edwards and Georgia Elwiss contemplate defeat

Women's Ashes 2015

Edwards rallies England for must-win sequence

England's chances of retaining the Ashes will rest on overturning a confident Australia in three consecutive T20s, starting with Wednesday's match at "fortress Chelmsford"

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Giles Clarke hands Mohammad Amir his Player-of-the-Series medal

England news

Pakistan, Sri Lanka dates released by ECB

Pakistan will tour England for the first time since the spot-fixing scandal of 2010, with next summer's schedule for four Tests, five ODIs and a T20 confirmed by the ECB