Category Archives: Steven Davies

Monty Panesar in England squad for Pakistan Tests

Monty Panesar has been selected as England’s second spinner for the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Panesar, who joins reserve wicketkeeper Steve Davies in an otherwise predictable squad of 16 has been out of favour since … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Morgan, Old Trafford and Attitude

Old Trafford is not the only county venue to be undergoing a makeover in partnership with Tesco. The supermarket giants will open a new flagship store in Stretford as part of the £70million council-backed redevelopment which it is hoped will … Continue reading

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Stumped For An Answer

The Wisden Cricketer, August 2008 Since Alec Stewart retired five years ago England have dropped keepers almost as often as the keepers have dropped catches or flopped with the bat. Lawrence Booth examines the problem and the stats in search of … Continue reading

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The marathon World Cup press conference

We all love a good stat and today’s numeric nugget from The Sun’s man at the World Cup Ali Martin (@Cricket_Ali) was a belter. In the process of transcribing an Ian Bell press conference our intrepid redtop reporter discovered that … Continue reading

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Maynard signing a real boost for Surrey

Surrey have bolstered their top order batting and made a further commitment to talented youth by signing former Glamorgan batsman Tom Maynard. The powerful right-hander, who turns 22 in March, has already played 93 first team games for Glamorgan, hitting … Continue reading

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Matt Prior's selection: just trust Flower

We’ve said it before and we can now say it again: few teams do ruthlessness like Andy Flower’s England. The news that Steve Davies has been left out of the World Cup squad after a tour of Australia that amounted … Continue reading

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England coaches should also take a bow

Ijaz Butt’s latest statement claims that England are guilty of match fixing. If by that he means that they deliberately won the final NatWest one-day international at the Rose Bowl, he is right. It was a superb, gritty performance that … Continue reading

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The TWC Summit: Ashes squads

Thursday 23rd September is unofficially Ashes day. About two months before the first Test gets underway in Brisbane, England name the squad which is going to retain the Urn. Or get beaten 5-0, depending on who you listen to. Still, … Continue reading

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Davies aims for run of England games

Back on board with England and happily ensconced at his new county of Surrey, this season could not have gone much better for wicketkeeper-batsman Steven Davies. For the third time in his career the 24-year-old has posted over 1,000 first-class … Continue reading

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Why this summer has been a new experience

In all my 24 seasons as a professional cricketer I don’t think I have ever seen a county team like the one we’ve had at Surrey this season. We are a big club, with big expectations, but never before in … Continue reading

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