Category Archives: One-day cricket

Woakes to use Lions chance to press senior claims

Warwickshire’s England one-day international all-rounder Chris Woakes will make his return to action after three months out with a thigh injury with England Lions in Sri Lanka next week. Woakes was forced to return home early from England’s one-day series … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Kieswetter keeps England on course; 3rd ODI, The Oval

Score: India 234-8 (Jadeja 78, Dhoni 69; Anderson 3-48), England 218-7 (Kieswetter 51, Bopara 40; Ashwin 3-40). England won by 3 wickets (D/L) Full scorecard England continue to lay the boot in India – it is now 7-0 in the … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Anderson puts England on top; 3rd ODI, The Oval

Full scorecard When you walked out your front door this morning, did you have that moment of sudden, sublime surprise as the warm air hit you? Well, that’s what we’re hoping for in today’s third one-day international between England and … Continue reading

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Eng v SL Live: Jayawardene hits highest ODI score, 2nd ODI, Headingley

Score (Close of first innings): Sri Lanka 309-5 (Jayawardene 144, Sangakkara 69) Mahela Jayawardene has a reputation as one of the nicest men in cricket but he displayed a mean streak to capitalise on being handed an early life in the … Continue reading

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Eng v SL Live: Cook asks Sri Lanka to bat, 2nd ODI, Headingley

England retained the same XI that opened up a 1-0 lead in the NatWest Series earlier this week as Sri Lanka finally hit the north. The Sri Lankans’ tour has been plagued by wet weather thus far and there was … 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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Why Eoin Morgan should be England ODI captain: Daniel Brigham

There are two assumptions doing the rounds at the moment. The first is that Eoin Morgan will take Paul Collingwood’s place in the Test side. The other is the imminent resignation of Andrew Strauss from the one-day captaincy. The first … Continue reading

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World Cup: Sad case of the Colly wobbles

Stuart Appleby salutes a fading England star who has barely warranted a mention of late. Amid the exhilaration of England reaching the quarter-finals of the World Cup, one man’s sad demise has been overlooked. It seems they’ll be no more … Continue reading

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World Cup: No shame for England

To anyone who looks on at England in this World Cup and is appalled at what they see, I can only look on and be appalled. Abject. Inept. Shameful. Disgraceful. No, I’m not having it. It would be a terrible … Continue reading

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World Cup: Give spinners the new ball

What fun it was to see England and South Africa playing in conditions alien to both last Sunday, the batsmen groping around on a good old Bunsen. The ball spun as much as it did when I played my last … Continue reading

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