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Stokes fell for a duck in the midst of a remarkable performance for Johnson, who now becomes the fifth Australian to take 300 wickets in test cricket.
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The Rugby World Cup trophy has visited Cumbria as part of its 100 day tour of the British Isles. It was taken up Scafell Pike and then went along to the Workington rugby club ground where people queued to have their photos taken with it. Watch Hannah McNulty's report below.
The rugby world cup trophy has been in Cumbria as part of its 100-day tour around the British Isles.
It's the cup's second visit to our region. The tour began on the England Scotland Border at Carter Bar in June.
The organisers said they felt on top of the world after taking the trophy up Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain. Later it went on to inspire young players in Workington.
The Rugby World Cup has arrived in Workington, having been carried to the top of Scafell Pike.
The Webb Ellis Cup tour began in the Scottish Borders last month, and it's now passing through an equally rugby-mad region - West Cumbria.
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The Rugby World Cup trophy is back in the region today on its pre-tournament journey round Britain and Ireland.
The Webb Ellis Cup, which visited the Scottish Borders last month, is being taken to the summit of Scafell Pike and then on to Workington Rugby Club.
Cumbrian athletes Tom Farrell and Nick Miller have been named in the British Athletics team for the IAAF World Championships which take place in Beijing next month.
Runner Tom Farrell, 24, from Carlisle, will compete in the 5,000 metres.
Meanwhile, field athlete, Nick Miller, 22, also from Carlisle, will compete in the hammer throw.
The championships take place in Beijing from 22nd to 30th August.
Cumbrian hammer thrower, Nick Miller, last week broke the 31-year-old British record at an athletics meeting in Sweden. This week, he has returned home to Carlisle where he has been training at the Sheepmount Stadium.
Nick Miller, 22, is usually based at the University of Oklahoma but is currently visiting his home town. However, after taking just one day's rest, he was straight back in training for his next event.
Watch Hannah McNulty's reports below.