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Mark Nicholas: How to solve a problem like Ricky Ponting

“There is no doubt this proud man’s commitment to the cause of Australian cricket or his loyalty to a new leader. He is a man of truth with a new record that brooks no argument. But what is there left … Continue reading

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Miles Jupp: Captaincy competency

I have been surprised by praise heaped upon Andrew Strauss as a result of him presiding over a series that was both moderately disastrous and phenomenally dull. Yes, he’s scored a bucket-load of runs but he’s also inherited that peculiarly … Continue reading

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King Cricket: Are England's new leaders a class apart?

With the announcement that Alastair Cook is to be England’s unofficial vice-captain for the upcoming Tests against the West Indies, it seems like we are returning to the era of the gentlemen and the players. In a different, bygone time, … Continue reading

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