Tag Archives: David Lloyd

Gillespie’s search, Bumble’s presidency: Richard Gibson

Yorkshire are looking to add a Kolpak recruit to their 2012 squad in a further move away from the commitment shown to homegrown players last season. It is understood that director of cricket Martyn Moxon and new coach Jason Gillespie … 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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Eng v Ind live: Cook seals the deal; 2nd ODI, Rose Bowl, Southampton

Score: India 187 for 8 (Rahane 54, Raina 40; Swann 3-33, Bresnan 3-43), England 188 for 3 (Cook 80, Kieswetter 46) Full scorecard And so it continues. India may have thought another defeat was out of the question – first … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Rain, then Raina hit England; 2nd ODI, Rose Bowl, Southampton

Score: India 187 for eight (Rahane 54, Raina 40; Swann 3-33, Bresnan 3-43) England’s unblemished summer of success against India was put under real threat at the Rose Bowl when rain finally relented to allow the 2nd ODI to start … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Swann back, Trott out; 2nd ODI, Rose Bowl, Southampton

It was a case of one in and one out for England, on the fitness front, when the rain finally relented at the Rose Bowl in time to allow a 23-over-per-side game against India. Spinner Graeme Swann, who missed Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Start delayed by rain; 2nd ODI, Rose Bowl, Southampton

Rain won the day at the Riverside, Chester-le-Street on Sunday when the 1st ODI between England and India was abandoned – and it was winning again at the other end of the country on Tuesday as bad weather prevented a … 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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Start the Car: The World According to Bumble by David Lloyd

Rob Smyth reviews Start The Car: The World According to Bumble by David Lloyd HarperSport, hb, 310pp, £18.99 English cricket’s everyman loses none of the wacko warmth in print LIFE IS supposed to begin at 40 but for David Lloyd … Continue reading

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Naming rights, author Swanny and Twitter quitter

Lancashire will press on with plans to sell the naming rights to Old Trafford in the new year, following a positive response both from members and potential partners. The first stage of the process will be to assess the potential … Continue reading

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