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Eng v Ind live: England anchored by Pietersen double, Lord’s, day two, evening

Strauss able to declare after India’s depleted attack made to suffer Close: First Test, day two, Lord’s Match score: India 17-0 (Mukund 8*, Gambhir 7*) trail England 474-8 dec (Pietersen 202*, Prior 71, Trott 70; Kumar 5-106) by 457 runs … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Pietersen keeps England on top, Lord’s, day two, afternoon

Kumar takes two in four balls but KP survives Dhoni scare Tea: First Test, day two, Lord’s Match score: England 305-5 (Pietersen 115*, Prior 21*, Trott 70; Kumar 3-85) Full scorecard Session score: England 88-2 Draw It was like a … Continue reading

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Marcus Trescothick: KP and Trott must swap one-day positions

Kevin Pietersen must bat at three in England’s one-day line-up when we take on India in a potentially thrilling series of 50-over games in September. Jonathan Trott showed just how good he is at knocking the ball around in the … Continue reading

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Every point vital in strong southern group: Adams

Chris Adams was left as frustrated as Kevin Pietersen and an 8,000 Oval crowd when Surrey’s Friends Life t20 match against Glamorgan fell victim to a thunderstorm at the halfway mark on the evening of June 10. Surrey’s cricket manager … Continue reading

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KP scalp a memorable moment for Walker the bowler

If Graham Napier had not hogged the headlines for hitting a world record equalling 16 sixes in his whirlwind 196 against Surrey at Whitgift School, one other incident during that action-packed day in Croydon might well have captured more media … Continue reading

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John Emburey: Pietersen must stretch himself to secure Test spot

Ravi Bopara, Eoin Morgan and James Hildreth are going head-to-head this week for the right to succeed Paul Collingwood in the England Test side. All three are playing for the England Lions in a four-day game against Sri Lanka at … Continue reading

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Tom Graham: When will the real KP stand up?

Almost a year ago to the day, I watched as one of our finest contemporary batsmen made a high-class South African attack look incredibly ordinary in the Caribbean sun. It was an innings that oozed nonchalance, bravado and dominance, qualities … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: KP’s body art, King Viv, and the Kid

Barney Gibson was playing for his club second team in the week that he made sporting history by becoming England’s youngest first-class cricketer. Such was the promise shown by 15-year-old Gibson that Yorkshire formulated a rest-and-recuperation plan at the start … Continue reading

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England enjoying the World Cup ride, at last

Everyone knows that most of the players in this England World Cup squad are feeling pretty exhausted at the end of a long, hard and largely exhilarating winter. But despite their topsy-turvy ride over the past month or so, the … Continue reading

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Morgan can offset loss of Pietersen

It is clearly a blow to England’s World Cup chances that Kevin Pietersen is out of the tournament because of his hernia problem, which now urgently requires an operation, but at least it has enabled them to get Eoin Morgan … Continue reading

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