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Levi keeps big-hitting records tumbling: Andrew Hignell

The 2011-12 southern hemisphere season has seen some six-hitting records being established with Jesse Ryder, the hard-hitting Kiwi, and young South African Richard Levi each writing their names into the game’s record books with some explosive feats of batting. On … Continue reading

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Saving Test Cricket

IN THE MARCH ISSUE, ON SALE NOW: What’s to be done about the game’s oldest format? Kumar Sangakkara, Kapil Dev and Chris Gayle have the answers

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Morkel to join Gayle in Somerset’s T20 line-up

Albie Morkel has followed Chris Gayle in signing up for Somerset’s Twenty20 Cup campaign this summer. The 30-year-old fast bowling all-rounder has been recruited to replace fellow countryman Roelof van der Merwe, who had been set to join the county on … Continue reading

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Gayle’s Somerset brief is to lay the ghost of trophies lost

Somerset have signed Chris Gayle precisely to help turn them from perennial runners-up to trophy winners this summer. The club acted quickly to recruit the 32-year-old former West Indies captain as their second overseas player for the Friends Lift t20 … Continue reading

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Entry to Test grounds: a worldwide struggle: Alan Tyers

An article on the excellent King Cricket blog this week detailed one Indian’s heroic attempts to buy a ticket, get into the ground and watch the Delhi Test match. Not as easy as you might think. But what are the … Continue reading

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Gayle force blowing towards English T20: Richard Gibson

Chris Gayle will get his eye in for December’s Big Bash League in Australia with a surprise stint in Zimbabwe’s domestic Twenty20 competition. And Gayle could also be featuring in English domestic Twenty20 next summer.  Gayle, currently at odds with the West … Continue reading

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Gayle’s 2012 tour chances recede: Richard Gibson

The chances of former West Indies captain Chris Gayle featuring in next year’s Test series in England have receded despite recent attempts at conciliation by the West Indies Cricket Board. Gayle, 32 next week, caused uproar in 2009 when he … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Federer and Tendulkar’s cricket connection

Tennis superstar Roger Federer’s impromptu meeting with his cricketing equivalent Sachin Tendulkar during Wimbledon added to a growing involvement of the Swiss in the sport. Federer, whose familiarity with cricket emanates from the fact his mother Lynette is South African, … Continue reading

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Gayle heads stellar cast for inaugural SLPL: Richard Gibson

The rich list of overseas talent signed up for Sri Lanka’s inaugural Twenty20 tournament next month only serves to highlight the negatives associated with our own bloated domestic version. A stellar cast including Chris Gayle, Shaun Tait and Daniel Vettori … Continue reading

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