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Simon Hughes: It’s been a good year for the bowlers

It has been a good year for bowlers. In Test cricket the fast men have been taking their wickets more cheaply than in the past few seasons, and despite the retirement of those two great wicket-thiefs of the last decade … Continue reading

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New approach for England’s batsmen

“It is ironic that the very assets piloting England to the top in Test cricket are holding them back in the one-day game. The batting in the one-day series in India was sometimes woeful.” Simon Hughes advises a fresh approach … Continue reading

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Eng v SL Live: A comprehensive Sri Lanka win, 2nd ODI, Headingley

Sri Lanka level the series, taking last six wickets for 39 runs Score: Sri Lanka 309-5 (Jayawardene 144, Sangakkara 69) beat England 240 (Morgan 52, Randiv 3-43, Lakmal 3-43) by 69 runs Full scorecard There was a distinct sense of déjà … Continue reading

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Eng v SL Live: Jayawardene hits highest ODI score, 2nd ODI, Headingley

Score (Close of first innings): Sri Lanka 309-5 (Jayawardene 144, Sangakkara 69) Mahela Jayawardene has a reputation as one of the nicest men in cricket but he displayed a mean streak to capitalise on being handed an early life in the … Continue reading

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Eng v SL Live: Cook asks Sri Lanka to bat, 2nd ODI, Headingley

England retained the same XI that opened up a 1-0 lead in the NatWest Series earlier this week as Sri Lanka finally hit the north. The Sri Lankans’ tour has been plagued by wet weather thus far and there was … Continue reading

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ODI Australia v England: top match, low point

Great game, shame about the crowd. It was another triumph for the administrators who scheduled eight days of international cricket in Sydney in a month and nine limited-overs internationals between Australia and England across the country in the same period. … Continue reading

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The TWC Summit: What is England's best ODI line-up?

The one-day series against West Indies is almost upon us, but England, as usual, seem to have about as much clue how to approach the 50-over game as you or I. This week, the panel attempt to do Andrew Strauss’s … Continue reading

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