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Kal Sajad

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  1. Goodbye ...

    Right then, that is all from us today. This is the part where I normally show you some clips from the game and we talk through the highs and lows. That won't be happening.

    Hope we've entertained you with our cricketing statues chat and weather updates. Join us on Sunday as the third ODI takes place in Bristol.

    Enjoy the rest of your day.

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    Michael Vaughan

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    I don't think we have learnt a great deal from this summer's Test matches. We know England are a competitive Test match team but the problem areas in the batting are still there.

    I like the way Malan played and I like Stoneman, even though we haven't seen him at his best. Out of all the opening batsmen we have tried, he looks like he has got the most natural game. I think it is just about finding the number three.

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    Back on TMS, they're slowly winding up on their review of the summer's cricket ...

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    SMS Message: International cricket in the 4th week of September? An utter nonsense!! from Darren in County Down
    Darren in County Down
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    Play has been called off. Disappointing!

  6. Weather update ...

    I should just do a copy and paste job each time I give you the weather update ...

    It has started to rain even harder and there are puddles appearing on the ground. Not looking good, eh?

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    Rory Stoves: Andrew Flintoff consoling Brett Lee should be a statue outside Edgbaston.

    Ollie Shaw-Mellors: Anderson shushing Johnson after bowling Harris would look nice outside the WACA.

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    Alison Mitchell

    BBC Test Match Special

    It's starting to rain harder and harder at Trent Bridge. We have a cut-off time of 17:56 BST to get a 20-over game in.

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    James Anderson

    England fast bowler on BBC Test Match Special

    Looking back to 2015, we weren't convinced we could get 300 and the teams we played knew they could do it comfortably. Now, England have the ability to get 400 and think they can do it every time they take the field. They can adapt to conditions, read pitches and have the intelligence to assess the situation.

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    VB: If we're making statues, can we have Athers staring down Donald after defending against 'that spell' of bowling? Beautiful.

    Chris Painter: Can we have a statue of Broad asking for a DRS review? If we could put it somewhere pointless and unnecessary, that'd be ideal.

  11. Hameed fractures finger

    Some news coming in from the County Championship ...

    Lancashire and England batsman Haseeb Hameed has fractured a finger after being struck by a delivery in Lancashire's 36-run loss to Middlesex earlier.

    He retired hurt before coming back out at number 11 to try and salvage a win.

    Haseeb Hameed
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    Michael Vaughan

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    The one thing I took from Pakistan winning the Champions Trophy was that they got the ball moving, they took wickets and got the ball shaping.

    For England, the batting is as good as ever. The bowling is decent but they can learn new skills to learn how to bowl different balls at key moments.

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    SMS Message: Surely there should be one of Jack Russell eating baked beans out of the tin situated in one of the storerooms of Lords. from Vaughn in Gosport
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    James Anderson

    England fast bowler on BBC Test Match Special

    There's been a lot of positives for England in white-ball cricket since the 2015 World Cup. They are making strides, getting better and better. I thought they might get to the final of the Champions Trophy, but the conditions weren't particularly English - they suited India and Pakistan. They will keep getting better between now and 2019 and will mount a serious challenge to winning the World Cup.

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    Sam Quigley: I would like to see a statue of Gary Pratt in a throwing pose in Ricky Ponting's front garden, failing that, at Trent Bridge.

    Mel: Ian Botham with the Ashes Urn.

  16. Finn takes eight for Middlesex

    Over in the County Championship, Middlesex have beaten Lancashire by 36 runs ... but the man of the moment is Steven Finn who took 8-79 in the final innings.

    For all the latest from today's matches, follow our County Championship live text.

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    Barefoot Backpacker: Re: 15:11 BST - to be honest, the clue's kind of in the name :) not sure actually playing cricket barefoot is that safe, mind.

    Point. Well. Made.

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    What's happening?

    The rain has started to pick up again. The TMS team, joined by today's guest James Anderson, are now reflecting on the summer of cricket so far.

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    Alison Mitchell

    BBC Test Match Special

    At the moment, the rain is much, much lighter. But there are some umbrellas still out there.