Category Archives: Twenty20 International

Simon Hughes: Experience the key one-day ingredient

If you doubt the value of experience in one-day international cricket, just look at England. They depended hugely on Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen in their extraordinary 4-0 triumph in the one-day series. Not only had these two played a … Continue reading

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Graeme Swann: Spinner, Skipper, Auteur by Alan Tyers

Me. Swanny. England Captain. This. Is. Huge. With this news, I’ve taken a massive step forward towards post-cricket stardom. Chap! The career after you stop playing all depends on the profile you’ve built up during your cricketing days, and this … Continue reading

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Head up Stu, it can only get better

For a while Kevin Pietersen and Eoin Morgan beguiled a 14,500 full house at Bristol. But ultimately England’s batsmen came up horribly short as Sri Lanka cruised to a nine-wicket victory in a one-sided NatWest International T20 contest. When Mahela … Continue reading

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It’s cold and grey – but don’t tell the super heroes

Despite confident forecasts that flaming June would finally arrive, the day dawned damp and grey in Bristol, the first spectators to arrive being greeted by the all too familiar sight of a mopping up operation on a wet outfield. But … Continue reading

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Sussex in tug-of-war with England over Wright

Sussex are hoping common sense will prevail and they can play all-rounder Luke Wright in their floodlit Friends Life t20 game against Glamorgan Dragons in Cardiff on Thursday June 23. Wright is due to link up with the England squad … Continue reading

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England recall Kieswetter and Patel

Craig Kieswetter and Samit Patel have been recalled to England’s limited-overs squads to face Sri Lanka in the NatWest Twenty20 at Bristol on Saturday and the five-match NatWest Series starting at the Kia Oval next Tuesday. Somerset wicketkeeper Kieswetter replaces Matt … Continue reading

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Grounds For Complaint

Grounds For Complaint October 2009 The number of Test venues in the UK has increased but is this really a good thing or is it costing the counties and spectators more than they imagine? Rod Gilmour investigates It is 2013, … Continue reading

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Australia's T20 win was badly needed

Did you see Brett Lee at the Adelaide Oval the other night? Lee took a catch to dismiss Tim Bresnan and danced around as if he’d caught the Ashes. He was doing his very best ‘Whoooooooa’ to raise Aussie spirits. … Continue reading

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England win T20, Bell for ODIs: Lawrence Booth

There was plenty to admire in England’s one-wicket win in Adelaide this morning. The bowling of Ajmal Shahzad, showing no signs of rust after sitting out the Tests. The fluent infield-clearing of Eoin Morgan, even if – for once – … Continue reading

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England veterans lose their world T20 title

England’s tenure as CLOBI Cup World Masters Twenty20 champions came to an end at the Kensington Oval with a 28-run defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka. An injury-hit England veterans outfit went into their second round clash without leading … Continue reading

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