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20 questions for Murali

“Spinners will do well in any type of cricket and I think they will dominate the game. If you want to win a Test match you have to have a good spinner.” Murali predicts an era of spin supremacy and … Continue reading

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CMJ: Well-being of cricket should be Morgan’s priority

One should always be prepared to offer an alternative when criticising cricket administrators who invariably have the game’s best interests at heart but all too often give way to mis-placed priorities. This, therefore, is what I suggested to David Morgan when … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: Primacy of Tests demands protection

At any cricket Q&A session the most common question – after “what’s the best sledge you have ever heard?” – is “do you think Test cricket will survive?” My answer is always an unmitigated “Yes!” It is the original form … Continue reading

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Vikram Solanki: The duty that faces all cricketers

Cricket has been in the news for the wrong reasons again recently with the jailing of three Pakistan players for their involvement in spot-fixing during the Lord’s Test against England last year. Plenty has been said and written about that … Continue reading

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Jonathan Agnew: Guilty verdicts a good day for sport

The dramatic verdicts in the Pakistan spot-fixing trial in London are momentous not just for cricket but also for all sport. It is a landmark event. If you speak to men like Sir John Stevens (now Baron Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, … Continue reading

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Dutch cricket boss steps up criticism of ICC

Holland chief executive Richard Cox wants answers from the International Cricket Council about the future of associate member countries following the decision to exclude minnows from the 2015 World Cup. Only Test-playing nations will be allowed to compete in four … 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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