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Revealed: Minutes from the ECB Teleconference that sealed Kevin Pietersen’s fate

Present Via Webcam: Giles Clarke, Dennis Amiss, Jack Simmons, David Collier, Keith Bradshaw, Nigel Hilliard, Sir William Morris, Stephanie Sexxx. Apologies: Geoffrey Voletrouser (plotting relaunch of Woolworth’s), The Bishop Of Durham (attending Macworld conference), Giles Giles (fact-finding mission to Aruba), … 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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Open thread: Moores, Pietersen or the ECB – Who is to blame for England crisis?

Is there a cricketing country more adept at fashioning a crisis than England? This morning that seems impossible, as confusion reigns over the futures of both Kevin Pietersen and Peter Moores. Resignations, sackings, dressing room unrest: the full story is … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: Start the car England

A nation is in trouble. Or, at least, a nation’s cricket team. And when a country needs a hero, who better than a hero named Xavier? No matter that it’s a middle name and that either side of it are … Continue reading

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John Stern: Moores set to be wrong casualty for England

This wouldn’t have happened if Andrew Strauss was captain. Sure, there is no compelling case to suggest that Peter Moores has done a cracking job as England coach but equally there isn’t much except circumstantial evidence ­ and the opinions … Continue reading

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