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Glen Chapple

Rearguard action by lower order confirms relegation for Chapple’s side as Fraser survives ‘the longest four days of my life’

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Ryan Sidebottom celebrates with team-mates as Yorkshire clinch the County Championship

Diary of a cricket obsessive

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Lancashire captain Glen Chapple hit a six to earn his side a crucial bonus point against relegation rivals Middlesex at Old Trafford

 

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Toby Roland-Jones of Middlesex celebrates dismissing Ashwell Prince at Old Trafford

 

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Alastair Cook’s personal roller coaster showed no sign of slowing down until he finally got off it for a while

Ravi Bopara and James Taylor have been recalled to the 16-man squad

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Nicholas Browne of Essex hits out during day one of the LV County Championship match between Essex and Worcestershire at The Ford County Ground

 

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Glen Chapple celebrates after bowling out Tim Murtagh

Middlesex 214 v Lancashire

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Pakistan bowler Junaid Khan in action

County Championship cricket preview

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England all-rounder Moeen Ali

Ali was targeted by Indian cricket fans during the series between the two sides this summer

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Gareth Breese hit the winning run for Durham but is set to leave as his contract will not be renewed

West Indian inspired Durham to win One-Day Cup

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Stoked up: Durham’s Ben Stokes is delighted after his partner Gareth Breese hit the winning boundary at Lord’s

Warickshire 165 Durham 166-7 (Durham win by 3 wickets)

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Jonathon Trott in training

Trott will be in action for Warwickshire against Durham on Saturday

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Andrew Gale

Yorkshire captain was banned for two matches for meting out some verbal abuse

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Grace Road

Leicestershire may be a mess now, but they have to believe their luck will turn

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Andrew Gale

Gale has been branded racist by the England and Wales Cricket Board

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Lancashire’s Ashwell Prince (left) and Andrew Gale, of Yorkshire, clash as they leave the field at Old Trafford on 2 September

Gale could face a lengthy ban from the start of next season

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Monty Panesar celebrates taking the wicket of Greg Smith during Essex’s demolition of Leicestershire on Tuesday

 

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The Essex batsman Ravi Bopara is looking ominously well set against Leicestershire

Close, day one: Leicestershire 138 vs Essex153-3

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Sorry saga: Moeen Ali deserves an apology from the ECB, who failed to condemn the prejudice

The ECB's silence was as deafening as the boos coming from the stands

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footballHillsborough inquest: Roger Marshall, who was in charge, also tells that he has not read the stadium's safety certificate
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RUGBY UNIONIf England thought they were well off for loose-head props they must now think again
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BOXINGThere is no doubt that Paul Smith deserved better from the three judges at his world-title fight
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TENNIS The Scot again had to show all his fighting qualities
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BASEBALLThe last time a team from Washington DC won the World Series was 1924. Rupert Cornwell dares to dream they can repeat it
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Husain Abdullah returns an interception off Tom Brady for a touchdown
NFLDecision causes outrage among fans and gives the NFL yet another headache
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6ft 7in, 19-stone Joe Fauria has been injured by his puppy
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Darren Clarke with Rory McIlroy
golfRyder Cup: After Europe's latest triumph, attention is quickly turning to Hazeltine
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Vice Captain of Team Europe Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain dances for the crowd on the first tee
COMMENTRyder Cup: Irishman may be front-runner but Jimenez, Bjorn and Harrington are all strong options for holders
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Europe team captain Paul McGinley celebrates with Thomas Bjorn as Europe won the Ryder Cup on the 15th hole with victory by Jamie Donaldson
REACTIONRyder Cup: Now that’s attention to detail from McGinley
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Sheridan of Toulon holds the Cup after their victory during the Heineken Cup final match between ASM Clermont Auvergne
Rugby Union34-year-old has failed to recover from a neck injury suffered last season
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James Hook of Gloucester kicks a penalty during the Aviva Premiership match between London Welsh and Gloucester Rugby at Kassam Stadium
The big-money signing failed to deliver against London Welsh
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Rugby World Cup tickets: Only 15 of the 48 matches are over-subscribed, and the opening match featuring England astonishingly remains available
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Greg Dyke insists he will not resign as Football Association chairman after receiving a watch worth more than £16,000 but has called for an end to the culture of gifts being given to football officials
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Derek Jeter waves farewell to the crowd upon his retirement
MLBOn the last day of his remarkable career, Derek Jeter performed another amazing feat
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