Cricket: England take stranglehold

Second Test: Stewart and company build on the nous of Fraser whose eight-wicket haul creates history

Cricket: England optimism fuelled by hosts' eco-friendly attack

England 262-5 v Trinidad & Tobago

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Henry Blofeld says that the new West Indies captain passed his first Test

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England 400-8 & 181-4

Cricket: Headley holds his head high

Caddick and Tufnell exploit Jamaican weaknesses after Thorpe lays down England's foundations

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RACE FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP: Victories for Yorkshire and Kent set up key battle at Headingley next week Surrey 204 and 487 Glamorgan 438 and 107-3 Match drawn

Exquisite Stewart caught napping

Surrey 457-9 v Hampshire

Cricket: Headley conducts England orchestra to advantage

THIRD TEST: Debut paceman makes full use of grassy pitch as Waugh digs in for Australia with hard-hitting century

Cricket: Healy extends two hands of sportsmanship

It could so easily have been 14 for 4. And perhaps if it had not been for a timely pre-play appeal for sportsmanship by MCC secretary Roger Knight, then England's Graham Thorpe could well have been back in the dressing room in the Second Test against Australia by 11.34am having faced just one ball.

CRICKET: Atherton content despite defeat

England have to settle for tied one-day series as New Zealand dispense with captain Germon and promote Fleming

Cricket: Ashes fear for Knight

New Zealand 153 England 144 New Zealand win by nine runs

England slip up but get by with tie

England have guaranteed there will be no repeat of their Zimbabwe experience after tieing the third one-day international against New Zealand yesterday.

Cricket: Lloyd recovers a winning smile

After a hard winter, the England coach is still talking a good game. Derek Pringle reports from Auckland
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