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Head up Stu, it can only get better

For a while Kevin Pietersen and Eoin Morgan beguiled a 14,500 full house at Bristol. But ultimately England’s batsmen came up horribly short as Sri Lanka cruised to a nine-wicket victory in a one-sided NatWest International T20 contest. When Mahela … Continue reading

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It’s cold and grey – but don’t tell the super heroes

Despite confident forecasts that flaming June would finally arrive, the day dawned damp and grey in Bristol, the first spectators to arrive being greeted by the all too familiar sight of a mopping up operation on a wet outfield. But … Continue reading

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Sussex to press for T20 compensation

Sussex chairman Jim May wants counties who lose out if there are fewer Twenty20 matches from 2012 to be compensated. A reduction from 16 games to 10 is almost certainly to be one of the outcomes when the ECB confirm … Continue reading

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Lawrence Booth: Luck the Key for Robert

When Richie Benaud made his oft-quoted point about captaincy (90% luck, 10% skill, you know the one) he may not have been thinking of the kind of situation that has arisen in England this week. To recap: a man who … Continue reading

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Daniel Brigham: ECB bungling means EPL is an accident waiting to happen

There are very few good things to come out of the credit crunch but here’s one: the scaling down of the ECB’s rival to the IPL, the EPL. Gone are the two overseas teams, with the ECB blaming it on … Continue reading

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Jrod: Warner shows power of Twenty20

An IPL contract. A double-sided bat sponsorship. An Australian spot. An 89 off 43 on debut. No first-class games. David Warner is his name. Warner went from club cricketer, to state player, to IPL player, to Australian player in two … Continue reading

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