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Richard Gibson: Broad’s disappointment, Maynard’s hope

Lord’s was not on the list of grounds booked in for renovation under NatWest’s Cricket Force banner this past weekend but needed to undergo a couple of thousand pounds of work to the pavilion nevertheless. The unscheduled reconstruction was necessary … Continue reading

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Notts seek boost from Broad and Shreck

Nottinghamshire are hoping that the return of a fully fit Charlie Shreck, and the unexpected availability of Stuart Broad, could give their seam attack a huge double bonus in the early stages of the 2011 season. Shreck has started bowling … Continue reading

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England enjoying the World Cup ride, at last

Everyone knows that most of the players in this England World Cup squad are feeling pretty exhausted at the end of a long, hard and largely exhilarating winter. But despite their topsy-turvy ride over the past month or so, the … Continue reading

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England must consider five-man attack

Aside from the titanic performance from England’s top three, the lesson to come out of the batathon at the Gabba is England OUGHT to play five bowlers at Adelaide. Of course they won’t but they should. Or are they playing … Continue reading

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England coaches should also take a bow

Ijaz Butt’s latest statement claims that England are guilty of match fixing. If by that he means that they deliberately won the final NatWest one-day international at the Rose Bowl, he is right. It was a superb, gritty performance that … Continue reading

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Bowlers the core of England’s strength

Bowlers win matches; batsmen save them. That is the old mantra and, no doubt, it was dreamt up by a bowler fed up with all the flowery plaudits handed out to the glory boys with the bat. But there must … Continue reading

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King Cricket: Dutiful love for chosen Broad

We have a simple rule regarding players who represent England: we love them unthinkingly. We loved Alan Igglesden. We loved Neil Mallender. We loved Aftab Habib. So, blindly, unquestioningly, we love Stuart Broad too. But it’s a forced, mechanical love … Continue reading

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