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Graeme Swann’s bowling secrets

“The most important thing is to be spinning the ball as hard as you can. If you’re just bowling slow, that’s all very well, but I’m not picking you in my team.” Aspiring spin bowlers pay attention. In the latest … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England show Ashes ruthlessness, Cardiff, day five

England go 1-0 up after astonishing innings win over woeful Sri Lanka Close: First Test, day five, Cardiff Match score: England 496-5 dec. (Bell 103*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) beat Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England pull off sensational win, Cardiff

Sri Lanka collapse for 82 in astonishing fashion to give England innings victory Close: First Test, day five, Cardiff Match score: England 496-5 dec. (Bell 103*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) beat Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire look for parting gift from Broad

Nottinghamshire will look to Stuart Broad for a repeat of his 2010 Bear-baiting in his second and probably last County Championship appearance of the season against Warwickshire at Trent Bridge this week. Broad took 11 wickets in the fixture between … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Finishing school, football and literary tastes

County cricket used to have a reputation as a finishing school for Australian players with international ambitions. But South Africa appear to be the country now benefitting most with Ryan McLaren, Francois du Plessis and Imran Tahir all making their … Continue reading

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John Emburey: England facing serious World Cup questions

Even if England manage to beat the West Indies in their final group match I cannot see them progressing beyond the quarter-finals of this World Cup. And, unless there is a remarkable turnaround in form and performance, I think that … Continue reading

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CMJ: Bangladesh win is good for cricket

Although, naturally, I would like to see England do well in this World Cup, it gladdened the heart to see how hard Bangladesh fought to win the victory against Andrew Strauss’s team which keeps alive their own hopes of reaching … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Morgan, Old Trafford and Attitude

Old Trafford is not the only county venue to be undergoing a makeover in partnership with Tesco. The supermarket giants will open a new flagship store in Stretford as part of the £70million council-backed redevelopment which it is hoped will … Continue reading

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Cross-sport venturing, Bigger Bash and Yorkshire bred

Middlesex’s increased emphasis on fitness this winter has seen their entire first-team squad put through a gruelling schedule devised by local mixed martial arts devotee Giorgio Andrews. MMA – or cagefighting as it is more popularly known – is having … Continue reading

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Tredwell hoping to step up England career

Kent off spinner James Tredwell is hoping to be thrust into the England spotlight over the coming days and weeks as he looks to step up his involvement in the one-day international team. A potentially serious knee problem for first-choice … Continue reading

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