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Bell eager to put winter behind him with county return

England batsman Ian Bell can’t wait to make his first appearance of the season for Warwickshire in their LV= County Championship match against Lancashire at Liverpool this week. Bell returned from England’s tour of Sri Lanka only last week but … Continue reading

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Ian Bell outlines his New Year resolution

England batsman Ian Bell will depart for the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month with the aim of establishing himself as the world’s number one Test batsman. Warwickshire’s Bell currently stands fourth in the ICC … Continue reading

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Plans under way for Neal Abberley memorial match

Warwickshire’s former cricketers are planning a Memorial Match to honour Neal Abberley, the former county batsman and coach, who died in August. The match is still at the planning stage but it is being organised by Jason Ratcliffe, the new … Continue reading

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Thanks Kevin, but it’s time to go

“It is time to summon Kevin Pietersen, thank him for all he has done and instruct him to seek fresh pastures. It is clear that the current England team is made up of 10 men and one other.” Michael Henderson … Continue reading

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Ian Bell awarded honorary degree by Coventry University

England batsman Ian Bell has been awarded an honorary degree by Coventry University in recognition of his contribution to sport and his work with the West Midlands-based Acorns Children’s charity. Coventry-born Bell was made an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration … Continue reading

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CMJ: Bradshaw will be a hard act to follow at Lord’s

Many things happened in cricket last week- England’s victory at The Oval, Sachin Tendulkar’s near miss, Eoin Morgan’s happy return to Dublin, Leicestershire’s spirited Twenty20 triumph and so on- but the news that stirred me most was the resignation of … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England head towards 600, The Oval, day three, morning

Bopara given the platform after Bell double hundred Lunch: Fourth Test, day three, The Oval Match score: England 591-6 (Bopara 44*, Prior 18*, Bell 235, Pietersen 175; Sreesanth 3-123) Full scorecard Session score: England 134-3 England win Shanthakumaran Sreesanth hails from Kerala … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England set for massive total, The Oval, day two, evening

Bell and Pietersen give Oval full house a memorable day in the sun Close: Fourth Test, day two, The Oval Match score: England 457-3 (Bell 181*, Anderson 3*, Pietersen 175) Full scorecard Session score: England 161-1 England win Forty years ago … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England break shackles, The Oval, day two, afternoon

India fail maintain advantage as Bell and Pietersen cash in Tea: Fourth Test, day two, The Oval Match score: England 296-2 (Bell 114*, Pietersen 98*) Full scorecard Session score: England 170-0 England win It’s the little things that often indicate … Continue reading

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CMJ: England’s ‘Three Bs’ should all play at Edgbaston

And so, as old Samuel might have put it, to Birmingham, there to see England scale further heights. Probably, but it will not be so easy for England this time because India’s pride is deeply wounded and with luck they … Continue reading

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