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The 2010/11 Ashes Series Complete Collection

Edward Craig reviews The 2010-11 Ashes Series Complete Collection Lace, 7-disc DVD box-set, 660 mins £44.99 Who would not want to watch it all over again? But a documentary which aims to get under the skin of England’s Ashes victory … Continue reading

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World Cup: England-South Africa fallout

Thank the World Cup gods England weren’t playing India but the only team that’s nearly as bad as England when it comes to playing spin. India’s batsmen would have enjoyed these ultra-home conditions – the spin and bounce, the lack … Continue reading

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ODI live: Australia complete 4-1 series win

5th ODI, Australia v England, Brisbane, January 30 D/N Australia† 249 in 49.3 ov (MJ Clarke 54; CR Woakes 6-45); England 198 in 45.3 ov (KP Pietersen 40). Australia win by 51 runs England bowl well, with Chris Woakes walking off … Continue reading

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15 Ashes Tests in 24 months: madness or method?

England will play Australia home and away 15 times in a two-year stretch from 2013 till 2015. Absurd. Too much. Overkill. The death of cricket as we know it. That was my reaction and I am sure it was a … Continue reading

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Edward Craig: Facing Tim Bresnan

I wasn’t the only one – and it’s not like he was coming in off his full run – but I got to face and be sledged by Tim Bresnan today. He’s bloody cheeky. Slazenger hosted the day in the … Continue reading

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Edward Craig: Celebrating English cricket’s Ryder Cup team

Watching the Ryder Cup this week reminded me how lucky England are that Ireland is a non-Test playing nation. There’s something about Irish sportsmen. When Ed Joyce was first selected for England, I remember being pleased; just what England need, … Continue reading

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Edward Craig: The Duckworth/Lewis Method hit The Oval

A packed Oval, a cheering crowd yelling abuse at Shane Warne, a sing-a-long – it could have been 2005. But instead it was the eve of the Ashes series and the Duckworth/Lewis Method, a new band created by The Divine … Continue reading

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Edward Craig: Five reasons why I want a Windies win against England

1. The West Indian crowd and atmosphere, all screams, reggae, banter and dancing – it is the best in cricket but only when people turn up. And this happens when they’re winning. In the 1989-90 series, you could watch in … Continue reading

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Living With The Larrikin Legacy

Shane Warne spent five seasons at the Rose Bowl infusing ‘Happy’ Hampshire with his star quality and competitive juices. Edward Craig heads to the south coast to find out how the Hawks are taking to life after Warne Photograph: Ryan … Continue reading

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