Category Archives: Jan 2011

The Lunatic Fringe

For two decades touring Australia offered only bad memories for England fans, yet they kept going in their thousands. Daniel Brigham finds out why. February 17, 1971. England were in sight of their first Ashes series victory for 14 years, … Continue reading

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My Year

A number of the key and not so key figures of the last 12 months explain exactly how it’s been for them. As told to Alan Tyers The Vital Backroom Cog: Reg Dickason, Team England’s security chief “Saving Andy Flower’s … Continue reading

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Tresco On Captaincy

Marcus Trescothick talks to Rich Abbott about his his first season in charge at Somerset LAST SUMMER was tough for county captains. Through the season eight were relieved of their position. Marcus Trescothick, in his first year as Somerset leader, … Continue reading

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Born To Be Queen

England’s captain and opening bat Charlotte Edwards became the most capped one-day player in women’s cricket during the recent series in Sri Lanka, making her 142nd ODI appearance. Claire Taylor , who has played 122, tells what keeps her skipper … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Beauty

Kevin Mitchell looks at whether athleticism is as predominant today as it was in years gone by FOR MOST people who fall under cricket’s spell the game is about beauty and form. For every bearded wonder there are battalions of … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective

Tim Ambrose talks about his nightmare summer INSTEAD of watching the Melbourne and Sydney Ashes Tests from behind the stumps Tim Ambrose will be sitting in the stands as a spectator. It follows a dramatic fall from favour which led … Continue reading

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Big Brother Cut Down To Size

Eyewitness: New Zealand in Australia, 1985-6. For year after year New Zealand won the odd Test at home but they didn’t win away – not Tests, not series. So when Jeremy Coney’s side set off to play Australia at the … Continue reading

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Unfair Dismissal?

Released by his county and forgotten by his country, Owais Shah tells Robin Hutchison where it all went wrong Sprawled on the couch in the living room of his North London home, Owais Shah greets questions with a shrug. “If … Continue reading

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Mutiny In The Valleys

Glamorgan appear to be reading from the Yorkshire book of county fall-outs. Richard Thomas investigates GLAMORGAN fans should probably not have been so surprised at the turmoil that gripped the county in November and set in motion a winter of … Continue reading

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Collingwood Or Trott. Or Both?

England’s one-day side is struggling to squeeze 12 players into 11 places. Again. By Lawrence Booth … TWC’s coverage from down under continues Lawrence Booth, the new editor of Wisden, offers the sharpest analysis, including why How to fit Trott … Continue reading

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