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ESPN Cricinfo
Short Ashes, and young accumulatorsAlso: highest Sri Lankan averages, most ODI hundreds against South Africa, and
Short Ashes, and young accumulators
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Also: highest Sri Lankan averages, most ODI hundreds against South Africa, and best bowling strike rates One of the 7868 balls bowled in the 2001 Ashes None of this summer's Ashes Tests reached the fifth day. Is this a record? And was the total... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
53 years of sporting excellenceAs T&T celebrates 53 years of political Independence, we should remind ourselve
53 years of sporting excellence
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
As T&T celebrates 53 years of political Independence, we should remind ourselves of the outstanding contributions over this period of our sportswomen and sportsmen in their respective sporting disciplines locally, regionally and... Read more
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La Canada Valley Sun
Anticipation for special season builds for Flintridge Prep footballThere’s a certain undeniable feeling at Flintridge Prep this summer. As the he
Anticipation for special season builds for Flintridge Prep football
La Canada Valley Sun / Posted 5 days ago
There’s a certain undeniable feeling at Flintridge Prep this summer. As the heat index has risen, so too have the expectations and the belief that the upcoming 2015 football season is one that people will be talking about for a while. This faith is... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
I wish him the bestPrime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Win
I wish him the best
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters all the best in his future endeavours. The PM made the comment in response to questions surrounding Peters’ resignation from his ministerial post and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Fabio: Cardiff City must keep Kenwyne JonesCardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones must not be sold during the transfer window,
Fabio: Cardiff City must keep Kenwyne Jones
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones must not be sold during the transfer window, says his Bluebirds team-mate and defender Fabio da Silva. Jones, out of contract at the end of the season, has been linked with Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Clarke pulls his final few tricksHe could not summon the score to give his career the grand send-off, but Michae
Clarke pulls his final few tricks
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 9 days ago
He could not summon the score to give his career the grand send-off, but Michael Clarke helped mastermind an Australia win and everything he has given the game should be remembered 4.05pm Friday He stands at slip directing operations, the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
What's a final fizzle against a career of fireworks?SL v India, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day August 23, 2015 After 15 years of affe
What's a final fizzle against a career of fireworks?
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 9 days ago
SL v India, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day August 23, 2015 After 15 years of affection for his craft and his people, it's unlikely that Kumar Sangakkara will be remembered only for his meagre final... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Sangakkara: putting runs where his mouth once wasAs Kumar Sangakkara's runs tally has grown, his cheekiness on the field has dec
Sangakkara: putting runs where his mouth once was
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 13 days ago
As Kumar Sangakkara's runs tally has grown, his cheekiness on the field has declined. Has the flawless batsman has made the flawless man then? As the years wore on, Kumar Sangakkara shed his mouthiness and earned the admiration of most No matter... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Moments that lift spirits of our nationAs Independence beckons, it is important to identify important and significant
Moments that lift spirits of our nation
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
As Independence beckons, it is important to identify important and significant dates that should be noted by all of those involved in sports in T&T. These are dates and months when significant contributions to this country have impacted so much on... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sri Lanka v India: Where does Kumar Sangakkara sit among the modern greats?AUSTRALIAN skipper Michael Clarke isn’t the only player pulling up stumps in th
Sri Lanka v India: Where does Kumar Sangakkara sit among the modern greats?
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
AUSTRALIAN skipper Michael Clarke isn’t the only player pulling up stumps in the next week. Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara is set to play his final Test match against India on Thursday and theoretically should finish his career on the same day as... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
The highs and lows of Michael ClarkeOver a career of more than 100 Tests, Clarke's numbers are outstanding along ce
The highs and lows of Michael Clarke
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 19 days ago
Over a career of more than 100 Tests, Clarke's numbers are outstanding along certain parameters, but quite ordinary along others Michael Clarke's Test average when batting at No. 5 is second-best among those who've batted at least 50 innings there;... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Lara tops #BestLefty pollThe results of our social media poll on the best left-hand batsman saw Brian La
Lara tops #BestLefty poll
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 19 days ago
The results of our social media poll on the best left-hand batsman saw Brian Lara voted as #BestLefty. Here are some of the best comments we received Brian Charles Lara it has to be. I can't think of where I saw most of his innings because I don't... Read more
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The Hindu
Would have loved a 50-over World Cup win, says SangakkaraThe 16th century Galle Fort, in all its splendour, has been a spectator to many
Would have loved a 50-over World Cup win, says Sangakkara
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
The 16th century Galle Fort, in all its splendour, has been a spectator to many a triumph of the human spirit — from the aftermath of the devastating Tsunami in which the average Sri Lankan picked up the pieces amidst total ruin, to the more blessed... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Being relieved of keeping was the best thing - SangakkaraIn 84 Tests as a specialist batsman, Sangakkara has racked up 9188 runs at an a
Being relieved of keeping was the best thing - Sangakkara
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 21 days ago
In 84 Tests as a specialist batsman, Sangakkara has racked up 9188 runs at an average of 68.05 "I didn't like it when they stopped me keeping," Sangakkara said. "But the selection committee spoke to me and said: 'What we're trying to do is improve... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Lara best everGEORGETOWN—Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says batting geni
Lara best ever
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
GEORGETOWN—Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says batting genius Brian Lara is the best batsman he has ever seen and played with during his career. The question was thrown at Chanderpaul, who was the guest of honour at a banquet in... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
A weapon called home advantageThe contrasting fortunes of the two teams in the Ashes underlines the importanc
A weapon called home advantage
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 23 days ago
The contrasting fortunes of the two teams in the Ashes underlines the importance of home conditions in bilateral contests The conditions at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge were unlike what the Australians are used to at home The astonishing fluctuations... Read more
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The Hindu
Proud of what I have achieved: KumbleFormer India spinner reminisces on the silver jubilee of his Test debut. As Su
Proud of what I have achieved: Kumble
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
Former India spinner reminisces on the silver jubilee of his Test debut. As Sunday dawns, a tall man with a huge legacy will sip his coffee and perhaps indulge in nostalgia at his lovely home here in Banashankari. August 9 marks the 25th anniversary... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Beautiful Broad swings it for EnglandEngland v Australia, 4th Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 1st day August 6, 2015
Beautiful Broad swings it for England
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 26 days ago
England v Australia, 4th Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 1st day August 6, 2015 Stuart Broad was at his best on an extraordinary first morning at Trent Bridge, where swing and seam destroyed Australia and all but... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
2017 million dollar question for WICB​The West Indies will miss the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Champions
2017 million dollar question for WICB
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
​The West Indies will miss the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Champions Trophy 2017. What a pity. Who is to blame? That is the US$2 million question. How can anyone explain why the West Indies Cricket Board (WIBC) did not plan a one-day... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
The cult of SangaFew Sri Lankans have been as widely adored. None has so painstakingly chiseled
The cult of Sanga
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 30 days ago
Few Sri Lankans have been as widely adored. None has so painstakingly chiseled his way to greatness When clients came to see Kshema Sangakkara in the late 1980s and early 1990s, many were made to wait. A renowned civil lawyer, Kshema would be busy... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
‘WI favourites to win ICC World T20 in India in 2016!’West Indies could win ICC’s next World T-20 tournament, to be held in India in
‘WI favourites to win ICC World T20 in India in 2016!’
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted a month ago
West Indies could win ICC’s next World T-20 tournament, to be held in India in March and April 2016, but that win would depend on many computations and selections. I had also predicted, boasted even, during R Allen Stanford’s 2008 T20 tournament,... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
PCB considers hosting T20 league in QatarPakistan have been floating the idea of a franchise-based T20 league for the la
PCB considers hosting T20 league in Qatar
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted a month ago
Pakistan have been floating the idea of a franchise-based T20 league for the last five years, but are running out of options to find a place to host it After failed negotiations with the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), the PCB has formally approached... Read more
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The Hindu
Nirmal Shekhar column: A sports writer’s Top TenThese are the 10 athletes who have given me the greatest satisfaction from many
Nirmal Shekhar column: A sports writer’s Top Ten
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
These are the 10 athletes who have given me the greatest satisfaction from many different perspectives After over three-and-a-half decades of watching sport and writing on sport, it is almost impossible to list your Top 10 favourite players. But... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Surrey ready to scratch their four-year itchThey take on Derbyshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup (RLODC) – over 50 overs
Surrey ready to scratch their four-year itch
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 1 months ago
They take on Derbyshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup (RLODC) – over 50 overs – having won the opening group games against Northants and Yorkshire this week ahead of their clash on Friday with Durham at Chester-le-Street. Those two victories have... Read more
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Sporting Life
Ashes Five- 3rd Test, Day TwoAshes Five-fer: 3rd Test, Day Two Dave Tickner picks out the key points from d
Ashes Five- 3rd Test, Day Two
Sporting Life / Posted 1 months ago
Ashes Five-fer: 3rd Test, Day Two Dave Tickner picks out the key points from day two of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston. The Ashes. Click here to bet.Watch Mitchell Johnson claim his 300th Test wicket 1. Weirdness I still don’t know what just... Read more
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Sporting Life
Ashes Five- 3rd Test, Day TwoAshes Five-fer: 3rd Test, Day Two Dave Tickner picks out the key points from d
Ashes Five- 3rd Test, Day Two
Sporting Life / Posted 1 months ago
Ashes Five-fer: 3rd Test, Day Two Dave Tickner picks out the key points from day two of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston. The Ashes. Click here to bet.Watch Mitchell Johnson claim his 300th Test wicket 1. Weirdness I still don’t know what just... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'CPL will be profitable from next year'The league's CEO Damien O'Donohoe talks about season three and his hopes for th
'CPL will be profitable from next year'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 1 months ago
The league's CEO Damien O'Donohoe talks about season three and his hopes for the future "Every single kid in this country [Trinidad and Tobago] wants to grow up to play for the Red Steel" The 2015 Caribbean Premier League offered a delightful dream... Read more

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