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Anderson in line to bowl historic ball at Old Trafford

James Anderson, the Lancashire and England fast bowler, could bowl the first delivery in first-class cricket at Old Trafford from the “new” Pavilion End. Lancashire may not have been done any favours by the England management over player availability in … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Plain sailing for Captain Cook, 1st ODI, The Oval

England win series opener with dominant display Score: Sri Lanka 121 all out in 27 overs (Anderson 4-18, Swann 3-18) lost to England 229-8 in 32 overs (Kieswetter 61, Morgan 45; Malinga 3-40) by 110 runs (D/L method) Full scorecard It … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Anderson breaks through, Rose Bowl, day one, lunch

England put Sri Lanka in and take early wicket before rain returns Lunch: third Test, day one, Rose Bowl Match score: Sri Lanka 23-1 (Paranavitana 11*, Thirimanne 10, Sangakkara 0*; Anderson 1-11) Full Scorecard Session score: Sri Lanka 23-1 England win … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Cook ploughs on, Cardiff, day three, afternoon

Ashes-winning batsmen pick up where they left off in the winter Tea: First Test, day three, Cardiff Match score: England 148-2 (Cook 71*, Trott 49*) trail Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene 112) by 252 runs Full … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Strauss departs late on Sri Lanka’s day, Cardiff, day two, evening

Sri Lanka build substantial first innings and pinch vital late wicket Close: First Test, day two, Cardiff Match score: England 47-1 trail Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene 112) by 353 runs Full scorecard Session score: England … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Swann breaks through for England, Cardiff, day one, evening

Strauss makes judicious use of review system as honours end even at Cardiff Close: First Test, day one, Cardiff Match score: Sri Lanka 133-2 (Paranavitana 58*, M Jayawardene 4*) Full scorecard Session score: Sri Lanka 98-2 Draw When Kumar Sangakkara creamed James … 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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Exhausted England endure mental torture

England’s struggles against the Netherlands in their first World Cup match indicate not so much their inadequacy – or Holland’s improvement – but more the huge mental exertion they expended to win the Ashes in Australia. We all had an … Continue reading

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ASHES LIVE: Anderson and Tremlett take England to the brink, Sydney, day four, evening

From Sam Collins in Sydney Close: fifth Test, day four, Sydney Match score: Australia 213-2 (Smith 19*, Siddle4*) and 280 (Johnson 53) trail England 644 by 151 runs with eight second innings wickets remaining Session score: Australia 136-5 England win … Continue reading

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England, and Anderson, better for trips home

By Steve Coleman James Anderson, fresh from his 32,000km round trip to be present at the birth of Ruby Luxe, has slotted straight back into the England team. He got Ponting in a tentative first spell and returned strongly in … Continue reading

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