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Cricket: Axed Pietersen sinks boot into struggling England

Cricket: Axed Pietersen sinks boot into struggling England

Sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen has put the blow-torch on Alastair Cook's England, saying the team's series defeat to Sri Lanka showed senior players were still shell-shocked from the 5-0 Ashes whitewash.

Cricket: NZ waste starts against Windies

Cricket: NZ waste starts against Windies

Kraigg Brathwaite and Chris Gayle led West Indies to 32 without loss, a deficit of 261 runs, at the end of the first day in the third and deciding test against New Zealand in Bridgetown, Barbados.

Cricket: Wagner in as NZ hunt series win

Cricket: Wagner in as NZ hunt series win

The last time New Zealand beat a top eight nation in an away series, Tom Latham, Jimmy Neesham and Ish Sodhi were in short pants.

Cricket: Cook vows to battle on despite another England defeat

Cricket: Cook vows to battle on despite another England defeat

A defiant Alastair Cook vowed to fight on as captain after England slumped to another defeat in the second test against Sri Lanka at Headingley on Tuesday, losing the two-match series 1-0.

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