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Anderson in line to bowl historic ball at Old Trafford

James Anderson, the Lancashire and England fast bowler, could bowl the first delivery in first-class cricket at Old Trafford from the “new” Pavilion End. Lancashire may not have been done any favours by the England management over player availability in … Continue reading

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Hart and Milner to support Anderson: Richard Gibson

Manchester City’s England footballers Joe Hart and James Milner have indulged their mutual love of cricket by agreeing to feature in James Anderson’s UK benefit year launch. The City duo are guests of honour at Old Trafford – cricket’s version … Continue reading

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“I accidentally bowled a beamer at Brad Hodge.”

“Duncan Fletcher was giving us a roasting after a World Cup defeat in 2007. I had my earphones in, although my iPod was off. Let’s just say he didn’t take that well.” Richard Gibson talks to James Anderson on his … Continue reading

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Pietersen and Morgan the ICC T20 stars: Richard Gibson

Two English batsmen are expected to feature prominently in the International Cricket Council’s newly-contrived Twenty20 rankings, which are launched ahead of reigning World Twenty20 winners England’s match against inaugural 20-over champions India next week. Kevin Pietersen, man of the tournament … Continue reading

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Jonathan Agnew: Administrators “not listening” on scheduling

I presume it was merely a coincidence that the England and Wales Cricket Board published its schedule for the summer of 2012 in the same week as the England squad for a whistle-stop tour of India was announced. Next summer … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Anderson reaches landmark; 1st ODI, Chester-le-Street

Score (Close of first innings): India 274-7 (Patel 95, Kohli 55) James Anderson became only the second English bowler to take 200 one-day international wickets but injury-ravaged India displayed their liking for a change of format. Anderson followed Darren Gough … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day four, close

“Stand up if you’re No.1, stand up if you’re No.1″ Close: Third Test, day four, Edgbaston Match score: India 244 (MS Dhoni 74*; JM Anderson 4-85) and 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 710-7 dec … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, day four, lunch

Anderson swings in some final nails Lunch: Third Test, day four, Edgbaston Match score: India 116-6 (MS Dhoni 9*, A Mishra 16*; JM Anderson 4-35) and 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 710-7 dec (AN … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Anderson leads England to glory, Lord’s, day five, evening

India collapse after tea as England go 1-0 up in four-Test series Close: First Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: India 261 (Raina 78, Laxman 56; Anderson 5-65) and 286 (Dravid 103*; Broad 4-37) lost to England 474-8 dec (Pietersen … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England’s seaming dilemma, Cardiff, day five, lunch

England and Sri Lanka both have bowling problems heading into next Test Lunch: First Test, day five, Cardiff Match score: England 491-5 (Bell 98*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) lead Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene … Continue reading

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