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Kumar Sangakkara: ‘Test cricket is where your name is made’

Given the prestige attached to World Cup victories, does Test cricket need a World Test championship tomaintain its pre-eminence? I was all in favour of starting that concept as soon as possible, even though putting it back [to 2017] has … Continue reading

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Saving Test Cricket

IN THE MARCH ISSUE, ON SALE NOW: What’s to be done about the game’s oldest format? Kumar Sangakkara, Kapil Dev and Chris Gayle have the answers

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Rob Steen: Coming soon, the supermen stumpers

Wicketkeeping and captaincy? Many would say they go together like a horse and marriage. Or so insists ancient custom and hard-held tradition. At the time of writing, of the 299 men who have captained their country in at least one … Continue reading

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Maharoof signing crucial for Chapple

It is fair to say that Lancashire members and supporters have not been overwhelmed by the signing of Farveez Maharoof as their overseas player for 2011. “He’s not exactly Wasim or Murali,” one opined on Twitter, referring to two big-name … Continue reading

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