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International cricket ground in Kennington, London, England

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The Oval: International cricket ground in Kennington, London, England
The Oval, currently named for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, located in the borough of Lambeth, in south London. The Oval has been the home ground of Surrey County Cricket Club since it was opened in 1845. It was the first ground in England to host international Test cricket in September 1880. The final Test match of the English season is traditionally played there.

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McGinn-inspired Glens hammer Blues in Big Two

Niall McGinn inspires Glentoran to one of the most devastating Big Two performances for some time as they hammer Linfield 4-0 at the Oval.
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Advent calendar day one: Bail switching & match winning

Stuart Broad ends his glittering career by bowling England to a dramatic victory in the fifth Test against Australia at The Oval, featuring his bail switching antics.
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Irish Premiership - Sportsound build-up

Radio Ulster coverage before text updates, audio and in-play clips of Saturday's three fixtures including Glentoran taking on Ballymena United at the Oval.
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Coleraine comeback stuns Glentoran as Larne go top

Coleraine stun Glentoran with a late comeback to win 2-1 at the Oval as Larne beat Carrick Rangers to go top and Newry City draw with Dungannon Swifts.
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Superb Stokes hits England ODI record 182

Ben Stokes smashes the record for the highest score by an England batter in a one-day international by hammering a brutal 182 against New Zealand at The Kia Oval.
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Stokes reaches 50 - watch his best shots

Watch the best shots of Ben Stokes' 50 not out against New Zealand in the third ODI at The Oval.
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England v New Zealand, third ODI – radio, clips & text

Follow live text updates and BBC Test Match Special commentary as England host New Zealand in the third ODI at The Oval.
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Rodrigues makes 'sensational' dive to save boundary

Watch as Northern Superchargers' Jemimah Rodrigues makes a 'sensational' dive to save a certain boundary in their Hundred eliminator match against Welsh Fire at The Oval.
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Glentoran-Crusaders game at Oval postponed

Saturday's Irish Premiership game between Glentoran and Crusaders is called off following heavy overnight rain.
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Invincibles and Fire play out thrilling tie

Oval Invincibles and Welsh Fire play out the first tie in The Hundred after a thrilling finish at the Kia Oval.
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Watch: Fumbled Green catch turns into unlikely four

Watch as Welsh Fire's Sam Green fumbles a catch on the boundary rope as Oval Invincibles' Will Jacks survives on three at The Oval.
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Watch: Fan hilariously fails attempted diving catch

Watch a spectator made an "atrocious" attempt at catching Welsh Fire's Ben Green's six that flew into the crowd at The Oval.
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'Trump card' Ismail takes back-to-back wickets

Watch Welsh Fire's spinner Shabnam Ismail pick up back-to-back wickets to dismiss Mady Villiers for nought and Ryana MacDonald-Gay for a golden duck at The Oval.
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England deny snubbing post-Ashes drinks with Aussies

England cricket captain Ben Stokes has denied his team snubbed the traditional post-series drinks with Australia after The Ashes ended at The Oval on Monday.
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Bail switching & match winning - Broad's fairytale finale

Stuart Broad ends his glittering career by bowling England to a dramatic victory in the fifth Test against Australia at The Oval, featuring his now trademark bail switching.
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England win after fairytale Broad ending

England win an incredible fifth Test to level the Ashes series at 2-2 as Stuart Broad takes the final two wickets in a fairytale ending to his cricket career at The Oval.
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Broad switches bails again before removing Murphy

Stuart Broad switches the bails at the bowler's end and then immediately has Todd Murphy caught behind by Jonny Bairstow on a thrilling day five of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Bairstow's outstanding diving catch removes Marsh

England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow takes brilliant, diving one-handed catch to remove Mitchell Marsh as the home side pick up their third wicket in three overs on day five of the fifth Ashes Test at..
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'Oh no!' Stokes drops catch during celebration

England are denied the wicket of Steve Smith after Ben Stokes drops his catch as he celebrates on day five of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Tufnell predicts Australia win on final day of Ashes

Former England spinner Phil Tufnell predicts a final-day victory for Australia as the fifth Ashes Test concludes at The Oval.
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Australia start chase strongly before rain

England are frustrated by Australia's strong start to a chase of 384 before rain wipes out half of the fourth day of the final Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Australia openers frustrate England before rain

England are frustrated by Australia's strong start to a chase of 384 before rain wiped out half of the fourth day of the final Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Broad hits his last ball in Test cricket for six

Stuart Broad hits his last ball in Test cricket for a six on day four of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Broad wanted to retire 'at the top'

England bowler Stuart Broad tells BBC Sport he wanted to go out on a high following his announcement he will retire after the conclusion of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Brilliant batting display puts England in control

England give themselves a golden opportunity to level the Ashes series with a joyful batting display on the third day of the fifth Test against Australia at The Oval.
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England bowler Broad to retire after Ashes series

England bowler Stuart Broad says he will retire after the conclusion of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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England set up chance to level Ashes series

England give themselves a golden opportunity to level the Ashes series with a joyful batting display on the third day of the fifth Test against Australia at The Oval.
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Root bowled by Murphy for 91

England's Joe Root is bowled by Todd Murphy, falling nine runs short of another century on day three of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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'Beautiful innings' - Watch the best of Root's 50

Watch the best shots of Joe Root's "beautiful" 50 off just 42 balls on day three of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Crawley removed by Cummins on 73 after lunch

Pat Cummins removes Zak Crawley for 73 after the England opener flashes a thick edge straight to Steve Smith at second slip on day three of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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England back in lead after three fours in first over

England need just one over to go back into the lead in the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Australia hold narrow lead after tense day two

England's final Ashes Test against Australia hangs in the balance after a compelling battle for control on the second day at The Oval.
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England and Australia locked in tight battle

England's final Ashes Test against Australia hangs in the balance after a compelling battle for control on the second day at The Oval.
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Broad gets Khawaja and Head wickets after lunch

Stuart Broad strikes twice after lunch to pick up the wickets of Usman Khawaja and Travis Head on day two of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Root takes brilliant catch to remove Labuschagne

England's Joe Root takes a brilliant reflex catch at first slip to dismiss Australia's Marnus Labuschagne for nine on day two of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Moeen injury a 'blow' going into day two - Tufnell

Phil Tufnell says all-rounder Moeen Ali's injury is a "blow" for England going into day two of the final Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Ashes digest: Smith's catching record and Starc's stunner

All the drama and excitement from the opening day of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval in digest format.
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Australia make strong start to fifth Test

England face a battle to level the Ashes after Australia enjoy the better of the first day of the fifth Test at The Oval.
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Australia edge England on first day of fifth Test

England face a battle to level the Ashes after Australia enjoy the better of the first day of the fifth Test at The Oval.
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Woakes removes Warner for 24

England's Chris Woakes strikes to remove David Warner for 24 as Australia lose their first wicket on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
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Brook hits 50 off 44 balls - best shots

Watch Harry Brooks' best shots as he reaches 50 not out off 44 balls on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval.
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England lose Duckett and Crawley in quick succession

England lose Ben Duckett and Zak Crawley within the space of five balls on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval.
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Ashes build-up: England look to deny Australia series win at The Oval

Follow live text, Test Match Special commentary and in-play clips from day one of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Kia Oval.
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England name unchanged XI for fifth Ashes Test

England name an unchanged starting XI for the fifth Ashes Test against Australia at The Oval.
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'How are we supposed to feel?' England's Ashes hopes washed away

The rain-ruined draw in the fourth Ashes Test was an anti-climax, but England must rouse themselves for the finale at The Oval, says chief cricket writer Stephan Shemilt.
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Wyatt leads England fightback against Australia

Watch the highlights as England beat Australia in the second T20 international at The Oval to keep their hopes of winning the Women's Ashes alive.
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England finally register win against Australia

Watch the moment England beat Australia in the second T20 international at The Oval to keep their hopes of winning the Women's Ashes alive.
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England keep Ashes hopes alive with win in second T20

England get their first points on the board in the multi-format Ashes series by beating Australia by three runs at The Oval.
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Middlesex score 254 in record T20 Blast run chase

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Middlesex set a new T20 Blast record for the highest run-chase, scoring 254 to beat Surrey by seven wickets at the Kia Oval.
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Australia crowned World Test Championship winners

australia crowned world test championship winners
Australia win the World Test Championship by ruthlessly dismantling India on the fifth day of the final at The Oval.
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