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Tom Kohler-Cadmore helps holders Somerset to victory over Kent in rain-hit clash

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The match between Surrey and Gloucestershire finished in a draw.

Hosts USA progress but Ireland eliminated from T20 World Cup after Florida wash out

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Central Broward Park helped USA continue their journey at their maiden T20 World Cup.

Friday, Jun 14

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Mark Wood ready for one-off evening as Australia fan

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England must beat Namibia and then hope their Ashes rivals get the job done against Scotland to progress in the T20 World Cup.

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T20 World Cup 2024: What England need to qualify for the Super Eights

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England face a difficult path through to the Super 8s following the defeat to Australia

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England breathe life back into T20 World Cup campaign with record Oman thrashing

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The defending champions showed no mercy as they blew their lowly opponents away for just 47, then chased down the runs in a record 19 deliveries

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Thursday, Jun 13

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England skittle Oman for 47 to kickstart T20 World Cup campaign

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Leg-spinner Adil Rashid claimed four for 11, while pace pair Mark Wood and Jofra Archer each took three for 12.

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T20 World Cup 2024: What England need to qualify for the Super Eights

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England face a difficult path through to the Super 8s following the defeat to Australia

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Freddie Flintoff’s son, Rocky, signs first professional cricket contract

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Rocky Flintoff is 16 years old and has already played for Lancashire’s second XI a number of times

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Michael Jones: Happy days if Australia want to help Scotland knock out England

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Defending champions England are at risk of an early exit from the T20 World Cup.

Wednesday, Jun 12

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Matthew Mott hopes Josh Hazlewood’s comments about England are ‘tongue in cheek’

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The Australian said he would be keen to nudge England out of the competition by any means necessary

Joe Root backs ‘brilliant captain’ Jos Buttler to stay as skipper

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Root was made an MBE for services to cricket at Windsor Castle on Wednesday by the Princess Royal.

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Getting England out of the World Cup is in Australia’s best interest – Josh Hazlewood

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A narrow victory margin for Australia over Scotland on Saturday could knock England out of the T20 competition

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Sri Lanka left needing T20 World Cup ‘miracle’ as early exit looms after Nepal washout

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No play was possible in Lauderhill to leave the 2014 champions on the brink of a premature departure

Tuesday, Jun 11

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Andrew Flintoff’s son Rocky named in England Under-19 squad

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Flintoff is joined in the squad by Durham’s wicketkeeper-batter Haydon Mustard, son of former England ODI player Phil

Jos Buttler warns England not to become ‘consumed’ by run rate against Oman

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Scotland and Australia currently occupy the top two places in Group B at the T20 World Cup.

Monday, Jun 10

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Australia’s concern is Namibia, not England – head coach Andrew McDonald

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England’s hopes of reaching the last eight could hinge on the outcome of the final Group B game between their Ashes rivals and neighbours Scotland.

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South Africa hold on for narrow victory over Bangladesh in T20 World Cup

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A low-scoring clash saw Bangladesh chasing 114.

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Brad Currie hoping cricketers can continue Scotland party at World Cup

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Scotland have got off to an impressive start in Group B.

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What has gone wrong for England at T20 World Cup and can they recover?

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England face the prospect of an embarrassing group-stage exit.

Sunday, Jun 9

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Brilliant Jasprit Bumrah helps India beat Pakistan in low-scoring thriller

Bumrah took three for 14 as India claimed a six-run win at the T20 World Cup.

Scotland breeze past Oman to boost their chances of reaching Super 8 stage

The pressure is on England after Scotland wrapped up a seven-wicket win with nearly seven overs to spare.

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India v Pakistan LIVE: Result and reaction from T20 World Cup in New York as India defend low total in win

India beat Pakistan by six runs at Nassau County International Stadium

Somerset smash 241 to get Blast title defence back on track with Hampshire rout

Adam Lyth became the first Yorkshire batter to reach 4,000 T20 runs in his side’s won over Derbyshire.

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England used to playing with backs against the wall – Moeen Ali

A 36-run loss to Australia put an early dent in England’s T20 World Cup title defence.

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Jos Buttler admits ‘gut call’ didn’t pay off as England suffer damaging defeat

Unlikely bowler Will Jacks was punished by Australia’s batters.

Saturday, Jun 8

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England thrashed by Australia as T20 World Cup hopes falter

Jos Buttler’s men were beaten by 36 runs by their Ashes rivals

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England face daunting chase as Australia hit highest score of this T20 World Cup

Australia hit 201 for seven after being put into bat in Barbados.