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Ashes double is delight for Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire were the big winners when the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Trent Bridge and Old Trafford will stage 2013 Ashes Tests along with Lord’s, The Oval and Durham’s Riverside. While Lancashire, Warwickshire and Glamorgan must content themselves with … Continue reading

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Peter Baxter: ‘Meet the Ned Flanders XI’: listen now

PODCAST: Peter Baxter on his travels in Australia meets founder and captain of the Ned Flanders XI, Dr Matt Young, and discusses Australian grade cricket and his interestingly named team…    nfxicricket.com Peter Baxter talks to Matt Young, listen here … Continue reading

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Fifty years on, Benaud’s finest moment recalled: Rob Steen

“A rainy Manchester day seems greyer than any other, the roofs seen from the hotel windows look wetter, the houses more sombre.” Thus opens Chapter Four of Richie Benaud’s A Tale of Two Tests. Then came August 1, 1961. On … Continue reading

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Terry Jenner, Shane Warne’s mentor, dies aged 66

Terry Jenner, the former Australian legspinner, who became renowned as Shane Warne’s bowling mentor, has died in Adelaide aged 66. Jenner suffered a heart attack a year ago and died “peacefully” at his home according to a blog-post from his … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Dalrymple, Kevin O’Brien and Ryan Tendo

The business world is set to claim another early retirement with former England one-day player Jamie Dalrymple expected to concentrate on a career in the city following his split with Glamorgan earlier this winter. Dalrymple, who featured for England at … Continue reading

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KP denials, central contracts and radio battles

The most revealing comment in Kevin Pietersen’s denial that he will retire from one-day international cricket after the World Cup came not from the man himself but his agent Adam Wheatley, who claimed: “Kevin would like to make it clear … 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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Hapless Aussies should burn Doug’s rug and put it in an urn

There was a symbolic moment inside the Sydney press box while England were homing in on their third innings victory of the series, when part of the ceiling fell down on an Australian journalist and hit him on the head. … Continue reading

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Mitchell Johnson – An Apology

Here is a statement: ‘In common with other media outlets, we recently published a number of articles, under such headlines as “Johnson, Mitch or Myth?”, which may have given the impression that Mitchell Johnson’s selection for the third Test match … Continue reading

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