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IN THE MAY ISSUE, ON SALE FROM FRIDAY 20 APRIL: Simon Hughes on Mahela Jayawardene and Kevin Pietersen

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Rob Steen: Is KP England’s greatest batsman?

Some will deem it heresy, but as Kevin Pietersen basks in the glow of one of the game’s greatest match-turning innings, his 151 in Colombo, the question cannot be ducked for much longer: has England ever boasted a finer batsman? … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: Experience the key one-day ingredient

If you doubt the value of experience in one-day international cricket, just look at England. They depended hugely on Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen in their extraordinary 4-0 triumph in the one-day series. Not only had these two played a … Continue reading

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Lancaster to borrow from England cricket: Richard Gibson

Interim England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster wants to put the pride back into the national shirt by copying cricket’s respect for lineage. Lancaster has proposed the sewing of players’ individual cap numbers onto jerseys, below the red rose, in the … 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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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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Jonathan Agnew: Decision to sideline KP a good one

The decision to rest Kevin Pietersen from England’s one-day international series against India has caused quite a bit of comment, especially from those people who may have bought tickets for one or more of the five matches and would quite … 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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