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Home from Home: Preview of Pakistan v England in the UAE

“The batting is much less prone to collapse than it was in England. Misbah himself has scored heavily since he took over, averaging more than 80. He is vital to their chances.” Pakistan captain, Misbah Ul-Haq, is singled out by … Continue reading

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Rankin and Warwicks in talks about new deal

Warwickshire are hoping to secure the services of Ireland and England Lions pace bowler Boyd Rankin on a new contract early in the New Year. Rankin’s existing deal at Edgbaston does not expire until next December but Warwickshire are keen … Continue reading

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Simon Hughes: It’s been a good year for the bowlers

It has been a good year for bowlers. In Test cricket the fast men have been taking their wickets more cheaply than in the past few seasons, and despite the retirement of those two great wicket-thiefs of the last decade … Continue reading

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Monty Panesar in England squad for Pakistan Tests

Monty Panesar has been selected as England’s second spinner for the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Panesar, who joins reserve wicketkeeper Steve Davies in an otherwise predictable squad of 16 has been out of favour since … Continue reading

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