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Australia versus India Test series Eye-Spy

The eagerly anticipated series between England’s two Test cricket bitches is upon us. Play along with our handy guide and award yourself a point for each of the following… Mitchell Johnson sees the first Test team sheet and turns up … Continue reading

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CMJ: England reach natural ODI level, for now

Fifth in the world again in the 50-over game: that seems about right for England, although in their own conditions India are the best, not third behind Australia and South Africa as they now officially are. Inspired by their leonine … 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, evening

England take a professional hold of the match Close: Third Test, day one, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 84-0 (AJ Strauss 52*, AN Cook 27*) Full scorecard Session score: India … Continue reading

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Are India really up for this fight? John Stern

So Zimbabwe are back in the Test arena which, despite all the concerns and the caveats, feels like progress. Zimbabwe v Bangladesh feels like a proper contest rather than an embarrassing mismatch though given that Zim haven’t played a Test … 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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Richard Gibson: TV show plans, Dhoni and Dirk in demand

Plans are at an advanced stage for a prime time cricket-themed television show, involving some of the world’s elite players. Investment company Ingenious Media are funding the Titans of Cricket, scheduled to take place in three city arenas over one … Continue reading

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Sunni Upal: Why India will now safeguard ODIs

Cast your minds back to April 2007. Australia went to the Caribbean having just thumped England 5-0 in the Ashes and then dominated in the West Indies to claim their third consecutive World Cup. How times change…especially for the Aussies! … Continue reading

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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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India’s World Cup-winning legacy: John Stern

There are times when I feel proud to be a cricket lover, times when I feel a certain, though clearly undeserved, frisson of reflected glory when agnostics become believers. Despite being several thousand miles away and despite having no partisan … Continue reading

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