2 July 2012 Last updated at 19:49

Tour de France: Mark Cavendish happy to make solo sprint

Mark Cavendish says he was happy to "do his own thing" after producing a powerful solo performance to edge out Andre Greipel to win the second stage of the Tour de France.

After claiming his 21st Tour stage win without his team's support, Cavendish's Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford praises his rider's risky strategy. BBC Sport's Matt Slater reports.