Joe Root is mobbed after picking up another wicket

Root leads from the front

England advanced towards an innings victory in the third Test against South Africa as their pacemen sent stumps flying and Joe Root played an unlikely starring role with the ball.

Rohit Sharma celebrates

Sharma stars for India

Rohit Sharma continued his love affair with the M Chinnaswamy Stadium to help India to a series victory over Australia with success in the third one-day international in Bengaluru.

Dom Bess celebrates

Bess takes five as win push stalls

Dom Bess grabbed himself a slice of history with a maiden five-wicket haul in Port Elizabeth before a lengthy rain delay.

Ollie Pope salutes the crowd in Port Elizabeth

England ride on Pope maiden ton

Ollie Pope's maiden Test century and another from the bat of the irrepressible Ben Stokes put England firmly in charge against South Africa on a dominant second day in Port Elizabeth.

Kagiso Rabada celebrates the dismissal of Joe Root

Rabada banned from fourth Test

South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada will miss the decisive fourth Test against England after his celebration of Joe Root's wicket in Port Elizabeth fell foul of the match referee.

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Virgil van Dijk heads Liverpool to victory2

Liverpool edge past rivals

Liverpool's charge towards what would be a first league title in 30 years continued as a 2-0 victory over arch rivals Manchester United took them 16 points clear at the top of the table.

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Daily Nap: First class Post

David Ord is hoping it's a case of friends reunited as he heads to Kempton for his best Monday bet.

Premier League and EFL football gossip and transfer rumours4

Paper Talk: Spurs want Slimani?

Man United face competition for Kalidou Koulibaly and Spanish giants want Alexandre Lacazette, according to the back pages.

Stuart Bingham5

Bingham blitz claims Masters crown

Stuart Bingham produced a stunning comeback to beat Ali Carter 10-8 in an absorbing Masters final at Alexandra Palace.

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Check out Monday's racing preview1

Monday's racing preview

Nick Robson makes Winnetka his best Monday bet and has a tip for every race at all four meetings.

Virgil van Dijk heads Liverpool to victory2

Liverpool edge past rivals

Liverpool's charge towards what would be a first league title in 30 years continued as a 2-0 victory over arch rivals Manchester United took them 16 points clear at the top of the table.

Sporting Life's NAP of the day3

Daily Nap: First class Post

David Ord is hoping it's a case of friends reunited as he heads to Kempton for his best Monday bet.

Premier League and EFL football gossip and transfer rumours4

Paper Talk: Spurs want Slimani?

Man United face competition for Kalidou Koulibaly and Spanish giants want Alexandre Lacazette, according to the back pages.

Stuart Bingham5

Bingham blitz claims Masters crown

Stuart Bingham produced a stunning comeback to beat Ali Carter 10-8 in an absorbing Masters final at Alexandra Palace.

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Daily Nap: First class Post

David Ord is hoping it's a case of friends reunited as he heads to Kempton for his best Monday bet.

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Nick Robson makes Winnetka his best Monday bet and has a tip for every race at all four meetings.

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