Ireland suffer a heavy defeat in their one-day international against South Africa at Benoni.
Middlesex and Yorkshire "owed it to the occasion" to set up a dramatic Championship climax, says winning captain James Franklin.
How Angus Fraser helped turn Middlesex from second-tier underachievers into unbeaten County Championship winners.
Somerset players struggled to watch a dramatic climax at Lord's as Middlesex denied them a first County Championship title.
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Yorkshire's David Willey is caught by Middlesex's Steve Eskinazi to leave the visitors 48-3 on day four of the County Championship finale at Lord's.
From "pathetic" to serious World Cup contenders, England's one-day side have been transformed - but there is still room for improvement.
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