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Cricket: Finn puts England on brink of victory

Cricket: Finn puts England on brink of victory

Paceman Steven Finn's five-wicket haul has put England on the brink of a 2-1 Ashes series lead over Australia, with the tourists facing a desperate battle to avoid a humiliating third test defeat.

Cricket: England skittle Aussies to take control

Cricket: England skittle Aussies to take control

Paceman James Anderson took six wickets to skittle Australia for a paltry 136 and put England in control on the first day of the third test at Edgbaston.

Cairns fails to show at court hearing

Cairns fails to show at court hearing

A British judge has declared himself "not impressed" after former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns failed to show up for a London court hearing in his perjury trial.

Cricket: Ponting argues Haddin's case

Cricket: Ponting argues Haddin's case

Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia were wrong to leave wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of the team for the third Ashes test and says they will miss his experience when it starts at Edgbaston later on Wednesday.

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