Category Archives: Graham Onions

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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Double standards if Onions cannot play: Harmison

As they wait to see whether they can reunite Steve Harmison and Graham Onions for back-to-back games against County Championship top three rivals in the next ten days, Durham are at least confident they will reap the dividends of Harmison’s … Continue reading

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Graham Onions: “That could have been me in Oz”

“I just want to play,” says Graham Onions. He hasn’t done so since January 3, 2010, when as England’s No.11 he kept out the South African bowlers for a dramatic draw for the second time in that series. Following the … Continue reading

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Onions comeback progressing well

Durham and England paceman Graham Onions has come safely through his first week of bowling following back surgery and is on course to start the season. After being given the all clear following his recent scans, Onions has  turned his … Continue reading

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Durham pace battery regaining its power

Durham are hoping they will shortly have a clean bill of health in a powerful seam attack which lost much of its potency through injury last season. Graham Onions expects to be given the all clear in the next few … Continue reading

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Onions pinning hopes on March comeback

Just under 12 months after being named as one of Wisden’s five cricketers of the year, Graham Onions hopes for confirmation in six weeks’ time that he has a future in the game. If the progress from his back surgery … Continue reading

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Durham take Brathwaite pace option

Durham have released 6ft 7in seamer Luke Evans and have confirmed that West Indian paceman Ruel Brathwaite will fill the vacancy. Brathwaite, the 25-year-old Loughborough and Cambridge graduate, was an emergency registration for Durham at the end of last season … Continue reading

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The Pack Is Back

England’s bowlers have blasted away all opposition this summer, hunting like the Fab Four of 2005. So what has changed? Andrew Miller finds a group at ease with their roles and happy not to be tinkered with Photograph: Stu Forster/ … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: England's empty seats

It’s a frightening thought, but the sky outside is starting to resemble Wayne Rooney’s face: grey, moody and sullen. It’s not only a reminder of summer disappearing from view, but also how unappealing British sport has been over the last … Continue reading

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Two more join Durham’s long casualty list

With their County Championship title hopes gone, Durham have suffered yet more injury blows with Mark Davies and Ben Stokes back on the casualty list. The members have been left with a difficult choice for their Player of the Year, … Continue reading

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