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Head Coach Peter Moores insists England can still save the Royal London One-Day Series, although he concedes much rests on how his batsmen play India's spinners in the final two matches.
Charlotte Edwards hit an unbeaten 62 off 54 balls as England Women eased to a nine-wicket victory over South Africa in the first match of their NatWest International T20 series at the Essex County Ground.
A round-up of Monday's LV= County Championship fixtures as Adam Lyth's unbeaten 182 moved Division One leaders Yorkshire into a strong position in their Roses match, while title-chasing Nottinghamshire endured a rollercoaster day at Durham.
Adam Lyth's outstanding 182 not out ensured title-chasing Yorkshire were well on top at the end of the second day of the LV= County Championship Division One Roses match against Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford.
Title-challengers Nottinghamshire had another rollercoaster day in their LV= County Championship clash at Emirates Durham ICG as they encountered the all-round efforts of Durham’s Paul Collingwood.
Craig Overton claimed three wickets as Northamptonshire battled to 135 for four to trail Somerset by 179 runs at the end of a rain-curtailed second day of the LV= County Championship Division One match at Taunton.
Middlesex and Warwickshire were frustrated by rain and bad light as they managed only seven overs on the second day of their LV=County Championship Division One clash at Lord's.
Derbyshire again stood in the path of Worcestershire's promotion chase as Mark Footitt produced another impressive display of fast bowling on the second day of the LV= County Championship Division Two match.
Daniel Bell-Drummond's determined 71 ensured Kent's LV= County Championship Division Two match against Glamorgan remained in the balance with two days to go at the Spitfire Ground.
Promotion-chasing Hampshire made 48 without loss in response to Leicestershire's 303 all out as rain and then bad light meant only 10 overs were possible at the Ageas Bowl.
Tickets for international games at Emirates Old Trafford will go on sale to customers who bought tickets in the last two seasons from Monday Spetember 1, with £10 discounts applied for a limited time.
A round-up of Sunday's LV= County Championship fixtures as Division One leaders Yorkshire enjoyed a profitable opening day at Roses rivals Lancashire while challengers Nottinghamshire slipped up late on against Durham.
England selectors have announced a 14-man squad, including the uncapped Jason Roy, for the NatWest International T20 against India taking place on Sunday 7 September at Edgbaston.
Sarah Taylor senses that revenge will be on South Africa’s mind when the Women’s NatWest Twenty20 series begins at the Essex County Ground on Monday.
Title-chasing Yorkshire made light of losing the toss and clearly held the upper hand by the close of the first day of the LV= County Championship Division One Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.
Bowlers are on top at the Emirates Durham ICG as 14 wickets fell on the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division One clash between Durham and Nottinghamshire.
Warwickshire kept their hopes of a treble very much alive by reaching 338 for six against Middlesex on the opening day of their LV= County Championship Division One clash at Lord's.
Alex Barrow's career-best 88 helped Somerset recover from a poor start to post 314 all out on the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division One match with nearly-doomed Northamptonshire at Taunton.
Charlie Morris claimed his 50th first-class wicket of the season for Worcestershire but Alex Hughes led a revival for Derbyshire on the opening day of the LV= County Championship match at the 3aaa County Ground.
Angus Robson recorded a maiden first-class century but bottom-placed Leicestershire failed to make the best of his 115 on day one of their LV= County Championship Division Two tussle with promotion-chasing Hampshire.