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Anderson and Broad stun New ZealandEngland are in a position to win the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's, thanks to some swashbuckling batting and some brilliant bowling. Bayliss accepts England coaching jobTrevor Bayliss has reportedly accepted the vacant England cricket coaching job and will start after England's current Test concludes. Understudy Nevill happy with Aussie callWicketkeeper Peter Nevill says he's thrilled with the call to join the Australia cricket team in the Caribbean, regardless of his position as back-up. Test rewards mean more to Marsh than IPLMitchell Marsh skipped the IPL to focus on getting ready for the Test tour to the Windies and Engalnd and now he's looking to reap rewards in runs. Windies veteran dumped for Aussie seriesWest Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has departed the Test arena after a stellar career spanning two decades. Ponting-coached Mumbai win IPL titleFormer Australian captain Ricky Ponting has coached the Mumbai Indians to victory in this year's Indian Premier League. Red ball prep no worry for ClarkeAustralia captain Michael Clarke says he has no choice but to accept the late arrival of a number of his players in the West Indies. Pakistan pull off T20 win over ZimbabwePakistan skipper Shahid Afridi says he is happy that the two home T20 matches against Zimbabwe have been played without incident. Cook and Root defy NZ in cricket TestEngland have a 41-run lead with seven wickets in hand at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test against New Zealand. Marsh ready to launch in Test arenaMitchell Marsh is ready to turn his World Cup form into dominant displays in the Test arena.
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