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2014/07/23 12:09
2014/07/23 12:09
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But then successful captaincy in modern sport is not what we outsiders imagine it to be. It is not how we practise it on the park pitch on a Sunday morning, all clapping hands and yelling...
2014/07/23 12:09
2014/07/23 12:09
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2014/07/23 11:31
2014/07/23 11:31
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Bishen Singh Bedi feels the only trick the India missed so far in England is not playing Ravichandran Ashwin. Photo: AP/ File Impressed by India's brilliant showing at Lord's, spin legend Bishen...
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2014/07/23 05:56
2014/07/23 05:56
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England captain Alastair Cook reacts after drawing a match. AFP PHOTO Alastair Cook retained the England captaincy while the selectors brought in uncapped Lancashire wicketkeeper Jos Buttler to a...
2014/07/23 05:25
2014/07/23 05:25
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First Mitchell Johnson and now Ishant Sharma. The phenomenon of a much-ridiculed fast bowler returning to kick English bottoms, like a bullied schoolboy who has spent the intervening years in the...
2014/07/23 03:25
2014/07/23 03:25
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A low ebb can typically be found in any city in the world at 3am on a Saturday morning. It's someone lying in their own sick, urine and faeces. The night started with such high hopes. In cricket, a...
2014/07/23 01:48
2014/07/23 01:48
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England's Alastair Cook. Photo: Reuters SOUTHAMPTON, England Alastair Cook has been reconfirmed as captain for the third test against India despite England losing seven of its last nine Tests. Even...
2014/07/22 21:47
2014/07/22 21:47
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Peter Moores has given his senior players a verbal 'kick up the backside' and told them it is time to deliver. The England boss has shown his faith by picking them all again in a 13-man squad for the...
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2014/07/22 16:46
2014/07/22 16:46
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Change needed: Alastair Cook should no longer captain England. Photo: Reuters It is a simple question. Now that Alastair Cook has declined to give up the captaincy for the benefit of the team, will...
2014/07/22 15:25
2014/07/22 15:25
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What happened at Lord's on Monday was a shock. Have you ever seen such a change of emphasis from one session to the next? Not sure I have. At 12.59pm, England were close to an even-money bet. Barely...
2014/07/22 12:59
2014/07/22 12:59
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There are more happy hookers in this England line-up than there are at Soho," Willis said at a Sky Sports programme Former England captain Bob Willis took potshots at the England cricket team after...
2014/07/22 07:09
2014/07/22 07:09
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Nothing in life can ever have prepared him for the torment he has endured over the past few weeks. To begin with, everything went right for the former cathedral chorister with the matinee idol...
2014/07/22 02:25
2014/07/22 02:25
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... Death of Harold Larwood - in Australia, the country whose batsmen he'd once traumatised. One of the fastest bowlers of all time, Larwood took 33 wickets in the controversial 1932-33 Bodyline...
2014/07/22 00:31
2014/07/22 00:31
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The tide continues to turn against Cook after England's winless run in Tests stretched to 10 with a 95-run loss to India on Monday. Several of England's former Test captains have called for Cook to...
2014/07/21 21:47
2014/07/21 21:47
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Alastair Cook led England to another dismal Test defeat but refused to go, bragging: “I’m still here.” A pathetic 95-run defeat extended Cook’s shocking run to 10 Tests without a win, while he has...
2014/07/21 16:38
2014/07/21 16:38
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Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham has said that the host side's bowlers have not learned their lessons from their first innings against India in their ongoing second Test at...
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2014/07/21 15:13
2014/07/21 15:13
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The hosts lost their last six wickets for 50 runs - an implosion Cook in particular could ill afford as the admirable earlier work of Joe Root (66) and Moeen Ali was squandered in an unending pickle...
2014/07/21 05:34
2014/07/21 05:34
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Cricket: Ian Ward bat, signed by Ian Botham and Shane Warne, up for auction A BAT used by former England cricketer Ian Ward and signed by some of the biggest hitters in the history of the game is...
2014/07/20 19:12
2014/07/20 19:12
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It was not beautiful but it was compelling. Alastair Cook is not the first England captain to find himself needing runs to stay in the job. In fact it happens to most of them along the way. The...
2014/07/19 22:12
2014/07/19 22:12
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MAN OF THE DAY Murali Vijay: The limpet-like India opener has now faced 737 balls in the series and been out only three times. STATS OF THE DAY Contrastingly, in Ben Stokes’s last 43 balls faced in...
2014/07/19 18:25
2014/07/19 18:25
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The best news of the day at Lord's came out of Trent Bridge. The ICC have judged the Nottingham pitch for the first Test as poor. The penalty maybe anything up to $15,000. The message is that a bad...
2014/07/23 12:09
2014/07/23 12:09
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