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Eng v Ind live: Rain thwarts Indian chances; 1st ODI, Chester-le-Street

Score: India 274-7 (Patel 95, Kohli 55); England 27-2; Match abandoned Match scorecard The Sachin Tendulkar Roadshow took another twist when he was forced out of the opening match of the NatWest Series. The Indian batting superstar was ruled out … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Anderson reaches landmark; 1st ODI, Chester-le-Street

Score (Close of first innings): India 274-7 (Patel 95, Kohli 55) James Anderson became only the second English bowler to take 200 one-day international wickets but injury-ravaged India displayed their liking for a change of format. Anderson followed Darren Gough … Continue reading

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Bumble proves himself the master of Murali: Richard Gibson

David Lloyd proved he has still got it, even at the age of 63, by smacking Muttiah Muralitharan for consecutive sixes in a charity cricket match earlier this week – one of which broke a windscreen. Twice he launched the … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: NFL best practice shapes England’s future

England are indisputably the best team in the world at two of the three international formats,  having added the number one Test ranking to last year’s World Twenty20 title, but examination of what lies beneath is even more heartening. Those … Continue reading

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Anderson’s drive to revive Burnley club: Richard Gibson

This current England team are confident of where they are heading –  victory over India at Edgbaston would confirm world number one status –  but also refuse to forget where they came from. On the eve of this current npower series, … Continue reading

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Loughborough centre to close for re-fit: Richard Gibson

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s National Performance Centre’s indoor facilities at Loughborough will be out of bounds for the entire month of August as the nets undergo a complete re-fit. In what is the centre’s first overhaul since the … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England complete comeback in style, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

Dernbach stars in tense finale Score: England 268-9 (Trott 72, Morgan 57; Randiv 5-42) beat Sri Lanka 252 (Mathews 68, Chandimal 54; Bresnan 3-49) by 16 runs Full scorecard England win series 3-2 England began Alastair Cook’s captaincy era in … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Late slump undermines England effort, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

Trott helps England to competitive total but it could have been more. Score (close of first innings): England 268-9 off 50 overs (Trott 72, Morgan 57; Randiv 5-42) Full scorecard It was a typical one-day innings on the subcontinent. Only … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Broad axed for decider, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

England dropped Stuart Broad for the NatWest Series decider with his Nottinghamshire team-mate Samit Patel preferred at spin-friendly Old Trafford. The early morning overhead conditions suggested help for the fast men but the pitch itself has been a bedfellow for … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Federer and Tendulkar’s cricket connection

Tennis superstar Roger Federer’s impromptu meeting with his cricketing equivalent Sachin Tendulkar during Wimbledon added to a growing involvement of the Swiss in the sport. Federer, whose familiarity with cricket emanates from the fact his mother Lynette is South African, … Continue reading

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