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Lawrence Booth: KP can learn to be clever not big

The moment was forgotten as the Jamaica Test climaxed prematurely on Sunday, but there were few more gripping vignettes than the four deliveries that took Kevin Pietersen from 83 to 97, then cost him his wicket. Debate on the Guardian’s … Continue reading

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Lawrence Booth: The third coming of Ryan Sidebottom

Ryan Sidebottom must be grateful for English cricket’s obsession with Andrew Flintoff. Assuming both men play in today’s first Test in Jamaica, our Fred-tinted spectacles mean other players aren’t viewed in quite the same focus. And yet Sidebottom’s performances over … Continue reading

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Lawrence Booth: Professional Pietersen's honesty is the best policy

Sooner or later certain England fans are going to have to admit that their suspicion of Kevin Pietersen says more about them than it does about him. For some, his decision to leave South Africa will always be a copybook … Continue reading

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Lawrence Booth: Strauss the man with England running out of captains

Whether or not Kevin Pietersen has actually resigned – and at the time of writing this was still unclear – we now know one thing for sure: England are fast running out of captains. Among the current dressing room, Andrew … Continue reading

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