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Finn's first ball is thundered over long off for six to wild applause from a crowd who are presumably having rather a good time.
South Africa face hosts England in the first semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Oval in London © Getty Images London: Jun 19, 2013 South Africa skipper AB de Villiers spoke about the pressure on the home side England ahead of their semi-final clash of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 at the Oval in London.
Longparish Cricket Club have had a long and distinguished history with any number of ups and downs but 50 years ago this week they welcomed some of the biggest names in the game to their home thanks to esteemed cricket writer John Woodcock.
DERBYSHIRE were left a big total to chase by Hampshire in their Yorkshire Bank 40 match at the Ageas Bowl.
The tournament has been somewhat overshadowed following the incident surrounding Australia batsman David Warner's attack on England batsman Joe Root in a Birmingham bar.
A host of celebrities were hitting sixes and taking wickets as part of an all-star charity cricket match at Uppingham School.
Captain Michael Clarke says it will be difficult for errant batsman David Warner to hold his place in the Australian side for next month's first Ashes Test after his bar room punch-up with England's Joe Root.
England may be looking ahead to defending the Ashes but off-spinner James Tredwell reckons winning the Champions Trophy would be an "absolutely massive" achievement in itself.
In a surreal game-within-a-game scenario, New Zealand have missed a place in the semi-finals at cricket's Champions Trophy.
ASHCOTT and Shapwick progressed to the West of England final of the National 20/20 Cup when they won their two matches at Bath on Sunday.
The actor, 50, joins a selection of Yorkshire men and women chosen as ambassadors for their county, including former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan, bestselling novelist Barbara Taylor-Bradford and Mirfield-born star of stage and screen Sir Patrick Stewart.
Surrey have sacked team director Chris Adams and coach Ian Salisbury, with former England captain Alec Stewart taking temporary charge.
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It will be the second time the 24-year-old has gone a whole campaign without being able to play a competitive first team game after he dislocated his shoulder several times in 2010, having toured with the England Performance Squad in South Africa earlier that year.
An excellent half-century from captain Alastair Cook saw England set New Zealand 170 from 24 overs to win their critical Champions Trophy meeting in Cardiff.