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England Down Under: Cash In The Ashes

England’s triumph in the Test series could mean a real boost to the sport’s bank accounts. John Stern reports on the commercial benefits of victory in Australia WITH ONE or two exceptions England’s Ashes heroes failed to cash in on … Continue reading

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XI Reasons Why England Won In Australia

Kookaburra mastered? Tick. Local media tamed? Tick. Serious preparation? Tick. Lawrence Booth on how England kept the ur   1 Military planning Andrew Strauss came under fire from predictable quarters when he missed the Bangladesh tour in early 2010 but … Continue reading

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Tendulkar Nearly Conquers The World

Nothing could separate the top two Test sides in South Africa – except Sachin. By Telford Vice From the latest issue of The Wisden Cricketer. Subscribe here INDIA came, saw and for the first time in five series stretching back … Continue reading

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Fifth Ashes Test: The Ruthless Finish

The Urn was already safe but England had one more nail to drill into the Australian coffin. Match report from the Ashes souvenir issue by Gideon Haigh at Sydney CRICKET teams have relaxed and become a little demob happy in … Continue reading

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Fourth Ashes Test: Back To The Saggy Green

Australia v England 4th Test by Andrew Miller at Melbourne From the latest Ashes-winning issue of the magazine, available here THROUGHOUT England’s long and miserable years of Ashes subservience was there ever a day to match the depths to which … Continue reading

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Colly And The Champions In Waiting

Jonathan Agnew celebrates Paul Collingwood’s Test career and looks ahead optimistically to the World Cup PAUL COLLINGWOOD knew the time was right to go. On the third evening of the final Test at Sydney, with England’s historic victory all but … Continue reading

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The World Cup: India Will Not Win

The World Cup: India Will Not Win March 2011 After yesterday’s huge match Edward Craig believes, among other things, that India just don’t quite have what it takes to win the title.Edward Craig on yesterday’s match here Read Christopher Martin-Jenkins‘ reaction to … Continue reading

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World Cup fever: An Englishman walks into a pub

Reader Paul McGreivy, from County Sligo in Ireland, tells a tale of how he experienced Ireland’s World Cup win over Pakistan last time round I moved to Ireland 10 years ago but there is very little cricket here in the … Continue reading

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ODI live: Australia complete 4-1 series win

5th ODI, Australia v England, Brisbane, January 30 D/N Australia† 249 in 49.3 ov (MJ Clarke 54; CR Woakes 6-45); England 198 in 45.3 ov (KP Pietersen 40). Australia win by 51 runs England bowl well, with Chris Woakes walking off … Continue reading

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The TWC Summit: Ashes predictions

As England head for Australia, we ask our our panel for their Ashes predictions. Read on below, with a quick warning, it doesn’t look that good for Andy Flower’s men.

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