Alastair Cook hit 243 as England put themselves in a commanding position after two days of the first Test against West Indies.
Mitchell Starc has been left out of Australia's squad for their limited-overs tour of India with the aim of safeguarding him for this winter's Ashes series.
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Dave Tickner reckons West Indies could be in the pink against England at Edgbaston, and also has three series bets.
Chris Wilson provides a selection for every race on Friday, with One Minute set to confirm the impression she made at York for trainer William Haggas.
Ben Linfoot's Value Bet column has been in fine form in recent weeks and he has four selections for Saturday's action at Ripon, Newbury and Newmarket.
Racing commentator Simon Holt is backing Librisa Breeze in Saturday's Hungerford Stakes at Newbury.
Our tipster David John says Southampton can turn on the style against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.
Our Nick Hext makes Reading his best bet in the Sky Bet EFL this weekend.
A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.