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West Indies batsman Lewis retires hurt with record 176

West Indies batsman Lewis retires hurt with record 176

LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) Evin Lewis set a record for a batsman retiring hurt in international cricket with a swaggering 176 for West Indies in the fourth ODI against England at The Oval on Wednesday. With his double century in sight, the 25-year-old Trinidadian smashed a Jake Ball full delivery against his ankle off an inside edge in the 46th over and dropped to the ground twisting in agony. He was then wheeled away on a stretcher to a standing ovation. His career-best haul, off 130 balls, included seven sixes and surpassed the previous international record for a retired hurt of 165 set by Australian Charles Bannerman against England in 1877. West Indies ended the innings on 356 for 5 off 50 overs, leaving England a huge total to chase and giving the visitors a chance of remaining in contention to draw the series on Friday. England, who have an unbeatable 2-0 lead after winning the third game by 124 runs in Bristol last Sunday, were without Ben Stokes and Alex Hales after both were involved in a nightclub incident on Monday. Stokes was earlier named in England's Ashes squad for the tour of Australia. REUTERS PS 2152

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Du Plessis back in training ahead of Australia test series

20 Feb 2018 | 8:17 PM

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Kozhikode to host SR National Volleyball tourney from Feb 21

20 Feb 2018 | 7:00 PM

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Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day 11

20 Feb 2018 | 6:56 PM

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Nordic Combined-Rydzek leads German clean sweep

20 Feb 2018 | 6:55 PM

By Mark Trevelyan
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 20 (Reuters) Johannes Rydzek stormed through to win Germany's second Nordic Combined gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday while team mates Fabian Riessle and Eric Frenzel took silver and bronze.

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