Category Archives: Craig Kieswetter

Kieswetter rejects IPL to give Somerset a boost

Craig Kieswetter has given Somerset a double boost by agreeing a new contract and deciding not to make himself available for the Indian Premier League. The 24-year-old England one-day wicketkeeper’s new agreement binds him to Somerset until the end of … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Sri Lanka set 232 to win, 1st ODI, The Oval

Kieswetter top-scores on his return Score (close of first innings): England 229-8 off 32 overs (reduced by rain) (Kieswetter 61, Morgan 45; ). Duckworth-Lewis adjusts Sri Lanka’s target to 232. Craig Kieswetter disappeared from the England limited-overs set-up as quickly … Continue reading

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Notts and Trent Bridge show how it’s done: John Stern

There are a series of signs just behind the advertising boards in front of the members’ seating at the Pavilion End at Trent Bridge instructing spectators not to move when bowling is from that end. One of them begins with … 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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The XI Flags Of Convenience

It is not just England’s top order who have learned their cricket in one country but played for another. By Patrick Kidd 1 Eoin Morgan The only man to score an ODI hundred for two different nations, the Dublin-born Morgan … Continue reading

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England’s surprise batting order: Lawrence Booth

A kind of delirium appears to have descended on England. Like the sole survivor of a plane crash, they may just be beginning to believe in their own invulnerability – which, in the absence of a discernible strategy and with … Continue reading

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World Cup: Half-time predictions, the crystal ball

We’re only halfway through the World Cup and already there have been no fewer than five exciting games, most of them as a result of England shooting themselves in the foot, sometimes missing, sometimes hitting. So what can we expect … 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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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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Somerset to promote Academy graduates

Somerset are determined to give their Academy products a chance to shine in the first team next season after allowing Zander de Bruyn to move to Surrey. The departure of the experienced South African looks certain to mean regular LV=County … Continue reading

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