Sport: The Week in Review

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BRIAN LARA broke the world record for an individual first-class innings with 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham in a County Championship match at Edgbaston. The next day he made 70 to help his county into the Benson and Hedges Cup final, where they will meet their local rivals, Worcestershire.

England completed victory, by an innings and 90 runs, over New Zealand in the first Test at Headingley; Graham Gooch was Sir Richard Hadlee's Man of the Match for his double century.

After victory over South Africa in the first rugby union Test in Pretoria, with Rob Andrew scoring a record 27 points, Tim Rodber became only the second England player to be sent off, following a punch-up against Eastern Province.

Adam Szreter

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