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Smith battles for Windies on soggy, slow going day
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Smith battles for Windies on soggy, slow going day

Devon Smith battled disciplined bowling and frequent stoppages for the rain to compile an unbeaten half-century as the West Indies reached 118 for two in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings total of 253 on a truncated second day of the second Test at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia.

No boots, no problem as Queiroz plays up Iran unity ahead of Morocco clash
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No boots, no problem as Queiroz plays up Iran unity ahead of Morocco clash

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz believes his players have been brought closer together by Nike's decision to cut their supply of World Cup kit to the team but the acid test will come against Morocco tomorrow. Nike announced they have been forbidden from providing football boots to Iran's squad during the tournament, on account of sanctions imposed against the country by the United States.