Category Archives: Liam Plunkett

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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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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The Alternative Cricket Dictionary – Letter P

A / B / C / D / E / F / G / H / I / J / K / L / M / N / O Unsure about your “corridor of uncertainty”? Worried that your “good areas” … Continue reading

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Unbeaten Durham wait for injuries to subside

Durham are perceived to have made a moderate start to the season, yet despite suffering nine injuries they remain unbeaten. The perception stems from the fact that they have dropped as many bowling bonus points in three matches as in … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: What the Chittagong Test told us

England’s 181-run victory wasn’t the most convincing, so what did it tell us?

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Alex Bowden: England's 'worthy' back-up bowlers

With England’s top four pace bowlers all carrying injuries at present, we’re likely to get a chance to evaluate the strength in depth of England’s fast bowling. In the last year or so, it’s often been said that England are … Continue reading

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Strauss ought to be playing in Bangladesh Tests

There has been a lot of discussion since the end of England’s tour to South Africa about Andrew Strauss’s decision to stand down from the captaincy for the trip to Bangladesh in March. My own view is that he should … Continue reading

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Sam Collins: England trust in Durham

News that Jimmy Anderson is still struggling with his knee-injury leaves England with only four fit quicks a week before the first Test, and an interesting quirk. Of those four, three are from Durham – Graham Onions, Liam Plunkett and … Continue reading

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Out Of Harmison’s Way

It is hard to believe Steve Harmison will be trusted again to wear the three lions again, says Kevin Mitchell Photograph: Matthew Lewis/ Getty Images It is highly probable that, over the next four years, the England selectors will look … Continue reading

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Durham and Worcs hit hard by Lions calls

The England selectors’ decision to send out the country’s two leading wicket-takers, Graham Onions and Steve Harmison, to rattle the Australians at Worcester next week might be seen as a big blow to the county champions. But after surging to … Continue reading

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