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'I know where I am; I'm on zero and it was a fast bouncer' - Labuschagne

Having stepped in as Test cricket's first concussion substitute, the 25-year-old struck a gritty 59 after himself copping a Jofra Archer bouncer second ball

Smith hoping to be fit for Headingley Test after 'mild concussion'

Steven Smith's hopes of participating in the third Ashes Test will rest in the hands of Australia's medical team

England v Australia

2nd Test, Lord's

Johnson: Concerned England too reliant on Archer

Former Australia Test bowler Mitchell Johnson thought England were relying too heavily on Jofra Archer in the second Ashes Test draw


Anderson out of Headingley Test as England name unchanged 12

Fast bowler to play second XI match to continue recovery from calf injury, hopes to play in fourth Ashes Test

Miller: Archer rampage evokes Jonah Lomu on 'frightening' debut

For the second time in as many days Jofra Archer produced a display that sent shock waves through the game

England v Australia

2nd Test, Lord's

Nicholas: The beauty of the Test match game now? Everybody goes at it like mad dogs

We talk about poor techniques and slow over rates, but now more than ever, as Lord's showed, the play is the thing, and it has everybody hooked.

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Smith moves to No. 2 in Test rankings for batsmen

Karunaratne broke into the top ten after his fourth-innings 122 handed Sri Lanka 60 points in Galle

The road ahead for Domingo

Bangladesh coaching staff

Seven points to ponder - what Russell Domingo must remember in Bangladesh

History mandates that the seventh Bangladesh head coach in eight years should err on the side of caution for his own good and that of the team

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Backroom boost

Sunrisers rope in Brad Haddin as assistant coach

The former Australia vice-captain will join new coach Trevor Bayliss in the support staff

England v Australia

2nd Test, Lord's

Australia cling on as Archer, Leach threaten victory

Steve Smith's concussion replacement Marnus Labuschagne scores fifty to help Australia avoid defeat

Brettig: Super sub Labuschagne steps into the breach for Australia

The first concussions substitute in the history of Test cricket did more than his bit to help stave off an Australia defeat

Paine vows to keep hooking as Australia stick to Ashes blueprint

Captain unconcerned after being dismissed by Jofra Archer short ball and says "message won't change" after Lord's draw

Pleasing to see Archer live up to the hype - Root

England captain Joe Root praised the performance of his side to push Australia to the very end of their drawn second Ashes Test at Lord's.


Labuschagne showed great character and skill - Paine

Australian captain Tim Paine lauds Marnus Labuschagne for stepping up in the absence of Steven Smith


Sri Lanka v New Zealand

1st Test, Galle

Karunaratne's hundred hands Sri Lanka 60 points

New Zealand took four wickets but the hosts secured a record chase in Galle with six wickets to spare

I had to do it - Dimuth Karunaratne on a special century

The opener said it was important to him that he brought up the match-winning hundred, having not been able to convert his half-centuries since last July

'Thought the wicket would deteriorate more than it did' - Williamson

Having said that, though, the New Zealand captain gave credit to Karunaratne for a 'fantastic hundred' in the fourth innings

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