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Home from Home: Preview of Pakistan v England in the UAE

“The batting is much less prone to collapse than it was in England. Misbah himself has scored heavily since he took over, averaging more than 80. He is vital to their chances.” Pakistan captain, Misbah Ul-Haq, is singled out by … Continue reading

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My Favourite Cricketer: Wasim Akram by Daniel Brigham

“Attempts to interrupt playground games of Ghostbusters and Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles to initiate conversations about Wasim’s 7-for at Wellington (God bless Ceefax) were futile; friends knew and wanted to hear about Goochy, Tuffers and Ramps.” Daniel Brigham discusses his … Continue reading

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Easy to see plenty of ifs and Butts in cricket’s shady past

Ye gods. How far back does this go? Is it possible, on that famous occasion when WG Grace calmly replaced the bails with a nod and a wink to the umpire, and some fatuous comment about the wind having blown … Continue reading

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