Category Archives: Steven Finn

Eng v SL live: Sri Lanka survive for comfortable draw, Lord’s, day five, evening

No repeat of Cardiff miracle as Test fizzles out Close: Second Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: Sri Lanka 127-3 (Samaraweera 17*, P Jayawardene 12*) and 479 (Paranavitana 65, Dilshan 193; Finn 4-108) drew with England 486 (Cook 96, Bell 52, … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England press towards declaration, Lord’s, day four, evening

Pietersen battles through to set up last-day opportunity for him and his team Close: Second Test, day four, Lord’s Match score: England 149-2 (Cook 61*, Pietersen 15*; Trott 58) and 486 (Cook 96, Bell 52, Morgan 79, Prior 126, Broad 54; … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Dilshan fights back, Lord’s, day two, evening

Sri Lanka captain cashes in as England’s tall men struggle Close: Second Test, day two, Lord’s Match score: Sri Lanka 231-1 (Dilshan 127*, Sangakkara 13*; Paranavitana 65) trail England 486 all out (Cook 96, Bell 52, Morgan 79, Prior 126, … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England’s seaming dilemma, Cardiff, day five, lunch

England and Sri Lanka both have bowling problems heading into next Test Lunch: First Test, day five, Cardiff Match score: England 491-5 (Bell 98*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) lead Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene … Continue reading

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Finn and Morgan should be playing for Middlesex: Codrington

Middlesex chief executive Vinny Codrington has criticised the playing of England Lions matches during the domestic season. Codrington believes that Middlesex pair Steven Finn and Eoin Morgan, for example, should not be representing the Lions in a four-day game against … Continue reading

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Bresnan or Tremlett? England’s big decision: Lawrence Booth

For the first time on this happy trip England face a selection dilemma. It’s true that, unlike Australia, they are not throwing Test caps up in the air in the hope that one of them lands on the right head. … Continue reading

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How England became a team: Sam Collins

In the whooping aftermath of Adelaide, it’s worth turning the clock back a bit. A year ago, England were in South Africa, almost snatching a win while scraping a draw in a series in which they were second best for … Continue reading

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England will miss Stuart Broad: Daniel Brigham

England will miss Stuart Broad. The general reaction to the torn stomach muscle which has ruled him out of the rest of the tour is a mixture of sympathy and belief that his replacement will just carry on where Broad … Continue reading

Posted in Dec 2010, Featured Articles, Steven Finn, Stuart Broad, Test cricket, The Ashes | 1 Comment

ASHES LIVE: Swann and Finn fire as Aussies pray for rain, Adelaide, day four

From Sam Collins in Adelaide Tea: second Test, day four, Adelaide Match score: Australia 160-3 (Clarke 36*, Hussey 14*) and 245 trail England 620-5 declared (Pietersen 227, Cook 145) by 215 runs Session score: Australia 82-3 England win Session in … Continue reading

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Not All As It Seams

Michael Kasprowicz, who played in three Ashes series, discusses the Aussie pacemen I hope that the England batsmen under-rate Australia’s bowlers because that will give Australia a massive edge. They have a lot of quality but since they have no … Continue reading

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