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Flintoff: “I wet my pants… I think I got away with it”

“I was playing Lancashire under-11s at Liverpool. I didn’t know you could go off when fielding, so I wet my pants. I think I got away with it.” Edward Craig discovers Andrew Flintoff’s on-field blunder and more career firsts in … Continue reading

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Sehwag ready to be a Titan of cricket: Richard Gibson

Virender Sehwag and Steve Harmison are expected to participate in the Titans of Cricket roadshows next week despite both ending the 2011 English season sidelined. Sehwag’s recent visit to the UK was fleeting – his arrival was delayed until the … Continue reading

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Cook warns against India backlash: Robin Hutchison

Alastair Cook has warned England to expect a backlash from India in next month’s ODI series. Cook recently led the team to a 3-0 victory against their injury-ravaged opponents to cap a successful summer of cricket. But he expects both … Continue reading

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Bumble proves himself the master of Murali: Richard Gibson

David Lloyd proved he has still got it, even at the age of 63, by smacking Muttiah Muralitharan for consecutive sixes in a charity cricket match earlier this week – one of which broke a windscreen. Twice he launched the … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Flintoff and Vaughan’s onfield reunion

Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Andrew Flintoff are due to be reunited on a cricket field for the first time in three years this summer when they turn out at a fund-raising match in Cheshire. They will be part … Continue reading

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Aussie in England ranks

Andrew Flintoff is expected to cut short his ‘life’ in Dubai and return to the UK permanently in the New Year following his decision to retire from all cricket. Flintoff, 33, originally relocated to the Emirates tax haven 15 months … Continue reading

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Fitness challenge and a badly kept secret

A myth was exploded in spectacular fashion this week when three young Yorkshire players, fronted by Jonathan Bairstow, proved that modern-day cricketers are the equals in fitness terms of their contemporaries in football and rugby. In a challenge devised by … Continue reading

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