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Ashes 2015: England v Australia, third Test, Edgbaston - BBC Sport

Live text and radio commentary from the third Test as rain forces an early tea after England bowl Australia out for 136 on the first day at Edgbaston.

goth claudia
"Bandit and I started watching Pig Goat Banana Cricket last night and her reaction was "This is really weird", now she is asking for more eps" 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ashes 2015: James Anderson burst helps England take charge

England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.

Suresh Raina
"Blessed to have completed a decade in international cricket. Thanks for making this unbelievable journey incredible." 03 hrs ago

It would be good for cricket if Pakistan and India play, says Azhar Ali

Azhar Ali pointed out that at the end of the day decision on cricket ties between the two countries was not for the players to make.

"That's it. Kami finds the cover boundary, but it's not enough - Scotland win by 3 runs. Great game of cricket. Well played @CricketNep!" 07 hrs ago

If you had a cricket time machine, which players would you go back to watch?

If you had a time machine that was to be used solely for the purpose of watching cricket matches, which players would you want to see in the flesh?

Keith Tomlinson
"Settling down to watch my favourite sport - cricket - with a lovely cup of chai latte after doing my ironing and it is raining #mysadlife" 03 hrs ago

Cricket: England enjoy solid first day - ClubCall

Australia were dismissed for 136 by England after winning the toss and electing to bat on day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

nikhil wagle
"My request to media: Please remember, Yakub's hanging is not a festival or victory in a cricket match." 10 hrs ago

Ganguly: No security, no cricket - The Express Tribune

Former India captai­n suppor­ts BCCIs stance, believ­es safe condit­ions mandat­ory for cricke­t

Phil Tufnell
"Amazing day of Test Cricket! Jimmy Anderson World Class. England in gr8 position. Sunshine tnrw please #engvaus #Ashes2015"

Glimmer of hope for banned Rajasthan Royals cricketers

The Delhi court's decision to drop the charges against Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan has not only indicated that the case against the cricketers was extremely weak, but also that spot and match fixing cannot be punished under the Indian penal

"#OnThisDay in 2006, @MahelaJay & @KumarSanga2 hit the biggest partnership in Test cricket, a staggering 624 run stand…"

Zimbabwe confirm new dates for Pakistan series

Pakistan will tour Zimbabwe for three Twenty20 matches and three ODIs between September 4 and October 5, Wilson Manase, the chairman of Zimbabwe Cricket, has confirmed

Sports Mole
"And England almost run out Warner on the second ball! #Ashes"

'We will come back strong' - Karun Nair | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Karun Nair, who top-scored in India A's meagre 135 on the first day in Chennai, has conceded that a total of 200 would have given his team a chance with something for the bowlers to work with

Andrew Nixon
"So where was that Nepal during the T20 Qualifier? #SCOvNEP"

Malinga determined to prove his mojo | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Lasith Malinga has conceded his fitness has not been optimal in the past few months, but said he relished the opportunity to regain form

Stephen Mangan
"I don't like cricket, I love it. #Ashes2015" 06 hrs ago

In-form Pakistan seek T20 success against Sri Lanka - Cricbuzz

Pakistan will look to extend the good run they are on when they take on Sri Lanka in a two-match T20I series starting on 30th July.

STAR Sports
"That's it. Kami finds the cover boundary, but it's not enough - Scotland win by 3 runs. Great game of cricket. Well played Nepal."

'Very satisfying to get Kohli out' - Agar | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Australia A dominated the first day in Chennai as they bowled India A out for 135 and then shaved off 43 from the deficit without loss

Murtaza Ali Shah
"#MalikIshaq was behind attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team. He did everything to damage Pakistan's interest n the country's diversity"

Kenyon Ziehl named Zimbabwe convener of selectors

Kenyon Ziehl, a former first-class player, has been appointed Zimbabwe's convener of selectors. He had led the panel earlier as well, from the end of 2007 to 2009

"Crucial Test at Edgbaston about to start. If you're not into cricket, our guide to positions will help you out:…"
Fred Boycott
"A superb exhibition of leaving by Lyth. 1 not out off 17 balls. Proper Cricket."

Bowlers dominate as India A fold for 135 | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Australia A dominated the first day in Chennai as they bowled India A out for 135 and then shaved off 43 from the deficit without loss

Cricket Direct
"If Ben Stokes hits a ton in this #Ashes Test, we'll give away this @NBCricket Jnr #cricket bag. RT & FOLLOW to enter. ht…" 03 hrs ago

Ashes 2015: Steven Finn makes good on promise he would come back for England - Telegraph

Australia put to the sword on day one of third Test as bowler enjoys redemption at Edgbaston

The Spectator
"Join the revolution to save cricket! Justin Marozzi applauds @guerillacricket for hitting against the spin:"

New-look Sri Lanka aim to unearth rough diamonds

With five uncapped players in the squad, Sri Lanka are in the mood for experimentation, making it difficult to work out their starting XI for the first T20I against Pakistan

Piers Morgan
"BOOOM! 5 down. Fantastic bowling by England, awful batting by Australia. Great pitch for entertaining cricket. #Ashes"
Piers Morgan
"My impression of @Swannyg66 running away from an Ashes series. cc @KP24 (who stayed, fought, top-scored & got fired) http…" 05 hrs ago

The Ashes LIVE 2015: England vs Australia cricket score from day one of the third Test at Edgbaston

England go into the third Ashes Test looking to bounce back from their thrashing at Lord's and re-take the lead. Join JONNY SINGER for all the action, with updates from PAUL NEWMAN at Edgbaston.

Saj Sadiq
"Mike Atherton "Against Wasim and Waqar you could be 170 for 0, the next thing you know you are 200 all out" #Cricket" 05 hrs ago

Cricket: Pakistan agree to limited-overs tour of Zimbabwe

KARACHI: Pakistan on Wednesday agreed to play a limited-overs tour of Zimbabwe comprising two Twenty20s and three one-day internationals starting in September, after plans for a tri-series involving the West Indies were scrapped. The planned tour comes after Pakistan hosted Zimbabwe in May and

Tufail Ahmad
"There is no outrage either when the Indian president does not invite millions of Indians to his Iftar party." 07 hrs ago

Tuffers' bluffer's guide to pitches for the Ashes third test - BBC Newsbeat

Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.

""Poor shot, soppy play & a bit of dumb cricket by Lyth" - @philtufnell. Listen on @5liveSport & online #Ashes"

Five great pubs to try after leaving The Ashes at Edgbaston Cricket Ground - Birmingham Mail

Those who need a pint (or fruit-based drink) after The Ashes today should look no further

Cricket Australia
"Mitchell Johnson becomes the third Aussie to score 2000 runs AND take 200 wickets in Test cricket along with Warne and Benaud #Ashes" 11 hrs ago

I never thought that I finished last: Rahul Dravid on cricket and being a role model - The Hindu

I’ve never found the courage to sit down and write a piece about my favourite cricketer, although opportunities have been aplenty: there’s his debut at Lord’s that I vaguely remember watching with my father when I was

Saj Sadiq
"Impressive Middlesex debut for Pakistan pace bowler Junaid Khan taking 3 for 32 from 10 overs against Lancashire #Cricket"

Review: Death of a Gentleman | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

<i>Death of a Gentleman</i> exposes how neo-liberal economics threatens the game, while also hinting at worse lying beneath the surface, leaving you feeling disillusioned and angry

Saj Sadiq
"Alec Stewart "Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis bowled balls you just could not play, however good a batsman you were" #Cricket #PaceLikeFire"

Selectors had 'no option' but to omit Brad Haddin

Australia's selection chairman Rod Marsh has said that he and the coach Darren Lehmann had no choice but to retain Peter Nevill ahead of Brad Haddin for the Edgbaston Test match

Barmy Army Cricket
"Play has been abandoned for the day. What a great day of cricket it has been... unless you are an Aussie obviously #Ashes2015"
Barrington Ayre
"Cricket comp time. How many runs will Ian Bell score in 1st innings. Retweet using #cricketcomp guess right, win a bespoke shirt" 04 hrs ago

BBC Sport - One-Day Cup: Durham beat Somerset by seven wickets

Durham chase over 300 in a limited-overs match for the first time to beat Somerset by seven wickets in the One-Day Cup.

Faizan Lakhani
"Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from 24th September to 5th October. T20Is on 26th & 30th September. Three ODIs in 1st week of October. #Cricket" 06 hrs ago

Raina: I have not been given enough chances in Tests - Cricbuzz

Suresh Raina said he is disappointed about being overlooked for the Test series against Sri Lanka and he deserves more chances in Tests.

Ricky Gervais
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