The big-hitting English batsmen should see off South Africa

The emergence of a new generation of big-hitting batsmen has been the defining feature of England’s white ball cricket of late.

Hopes are high that Liam Livingstone could be the next muscular cab off the rank if he makes his debut against South Africa in Wednesday’s opening T20I in Southampton.
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Murray can start to a six-timer at Queen’s Club

Sir Bruce Forsyth famously coined the phrase, “What do points make? Prizes!” but fellow knight of the realm Sir Andy Murray will spend the grass court season in pursuit of prizes that deliver him points instead.

Confused? Don’t be.

The Scots’ hard-earned world number one status is teetering on the brink following a below par start to 2017.

The Olympic champion needs ranking points as a matter of urgency to maintain his status on top of the tennis tree.
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England expects another Argentine classic

With much of rugby focussing on the blundering escapades of the British Lions and their problematic build-up to next week’s first test against the All Blacks, England’s tour of Argentina looked set to go almost unnoticed. That is, before a raucous opener against Los Pumas in San Juan last Saturday saw Eddie Jones’ team steal a 38-34 victory with less than two minutes remaining.

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Mayweather v McGregor: Will the ‘notorious’ UFC champ defeat the best in boxing?

So, after all the shadow-boxing, showboating and sledging, it’s actually happening. Ring legend Floyd Mayweather Jr and Octagon phenomenon Conor McGregor will go toe-to-toe in Las Vegas on August 26.

A slightly over-excited Mark Sylvester runs the rule over the clash.

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