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James Lawton: Even Greavsie would admit progress of England under pragmatic Capello

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Pietersen inspires England's progress

So, the hosts decided to stay at their own party after all. Having bolted halfway down the garden path in their determination to leave early, England turned on their heel and banged down the front door last night determined to get back in and in doing so qualified for the Super Eights stage. Their performance against Pakistan in their second group match was as bold, concentrated and fearless as it had been feeble, lackadaisical and fearful against Netherlands in the first.

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England 162-5 Netherlands 163-6

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Sussex 289 Lancashire 209-4

Hostile Anderson has Sussex on back foot

Sussex 247-5 v Lancashire

Bell calls the tune in quest to reclaim England place

Ian Bell underlined his determination to find a way back into England's Test team by making an unbeaten half-century for Warwickshire at Taunton yesterday.

England set to gamble on Flintoff

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Nottinghamshire 226-7 Sussex 229: Goodwin leads way as Sussex snatch title

An unbeaten ninth-wicket partnership of 99 in 10 overs between Murray Goodwin and Mohammad Sami handed Sussex the NatWest Pro40 Division One title.

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Former captain Michael Vaughan was today named among a dozen England players to be centrally-contracted for the next year.

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