Category Archives: England

Eng v Ind live: Rain saves India pain, The Oval, day one, afternoon

Rain sets in to frustrate England and full house Tea: Fourth Test, day one, The Oval Match score: England 75-0 (Strauss 38*, Cook 34*) Session score: Rain We were probably lucky to get as much cricket as we did in … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England survive damp day, Lord’s, day one, evening

India lose strike bowler Zaheer after winning the toss in helpful conditions Close: First Test, day one, Lord’s Match score: England 127-2 (Trott 58*, Pietersen 22*; Zaheer Khan 13.3-8-18-2) Full scorecard Session score: Rain In 1972 Lord’s witnessed the most … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: India lose top man Zaheer, Lord’s, day one, afternoon

Trott and Pietersen add 65 as India’s best bowler pulls up injured Tea: First Test, day one, Lord’s Match score: England 127-2 (Trott 58*, Pietersen 22*; Zaheer Khan 13.3-8-18-2) Full scorecard Session score: England 84-1 England win This was how … Continue reading

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England Down Under: Cash In The Ashes

England’s triumph in the Test series could mean a real boost to the sport’s bank accounts. John Stern reports on the commercial benefits of victory in Australia WITH ONE or two exceptions England’s Ashes heroes failed to cash in on … Continue reading

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XI Reasons Why England Won In Australia

Kookaburra mastered? Tick. Local media tamed? Tick. Serious preparation? Tick. Lawrence Booth on how England kept the ur   1 Military planning Andrew Strauss came under fire from predictable quarters when he missed the Bangladesh tour in early 2010 but … Continue reading

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England On Tour: A Friend In Need

Twenty years ago England were not accompanied on tour by an army of support staff as they are today. But they did have a chaplain, a former first-class player called Andrew Wingfield Digby. He talks candidly to Sam Collins about … Continue reading

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"The Whole Thing Was A Mess"

Ashes 1989 – Aussie dominance begins. It was the series that changed everything and this year’s Ashes has some uncanny echoes. From TWC’s popular Eyewitness feature, relive that year through the eyes of the people that were there. Pictures by … Continue reading

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Fifth Ashes Test: The Ruthless Finish

The Urn was already safe but England had one more nail to drill into the Australian coffin. Match report from the Ashes souvenir issue by Gideon Haigh at Sydney CRICKET teams have relaxed and become a little demob happy in … Continue reading

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Fourth Ashes Test: Back To The Saggy Green

Australia v England 4th Test by Andrew Miller at Melbourne From the latest Ashes-winning issue of the magazine, available here THROUGHOUT England’s long and miserable years of Ashes subservience was there ever a day to match the depths to which … Continue reading

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Third Ashes Test: Johnson Swings It For Australia

Australia v England 3rd Test by John Stern at Perth AND ON the second day he rose again. The man England thought they had banished from the series at Brisbane returned to pummel them at Perth. Myth no more, Magic … Continue reading

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