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Canberra Times
The big bash: Is Jason Roy ready for Test Cricket?took to Twitter, saying he would "love to see him opening the batting in the Te
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
took to Twitter, saying he would "love to see him opening the batting in the Test team as well". When he was at Surrey Kumar Sangakkara said Roy could "easily" play Test cricket and "he has got more ability than I have and a much greater... Read more
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The Age
The big bash: Is Jason Roy ready for Test Cricket?took to Twitter, saying he would "love to see him opening the batting in the Te
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
took to Twitter, saying he would "love to see him opening the batting in the Test team as well". When he was at Surrey Kumar Sangakkara said Roy could "easily" play Test cricket and "he has got more ability than I have and a much greater... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The big bash: Is Jason Roy ready for Test Cricket?took to Twitter, saying he would "love to see him opening the batting in the Te
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
took to Twitter, saying he would "love to see him opening the batting in the Test team as well". When he was at Surrey Kumar Sangakkara said Roy could "easily" play Test cricket and "he has got more ability than I have and a much greater... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sri Lanka cricket have enough firepower to come back strong: Romesh Kaluwitharana48-year-old said Sri Lanka struggled to find his replacement for a long time, b
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
48-year-old said Sri Lanka struggled to find his replacement for a long time, but he decided to retire once he saw Kumar Sangakkara playing. “I retired when I saw (Kumar) Sangakkara was coming in. We played together and I thought to give... Read more
7d
give me sport
International Cricket 'unlikely to make it to the 2024 Olympic Games'Games in Paris that the MCC were proposing to bring the game back for. But com
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
Games in Paris that the MCC were proposing to bring the game back for. But committee member and former Sri Lankan player Kumar Sangakkara is unsure of the time-frame they have to negotiate a pathway into the Games. “We were looking at the 2024... Read more
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7d
Canberra Times
Marylebone Cricket Club exploring possibility of drop-in pitch for Lord'sAlso on the committee are Ricky Ponting, Rod Marsh and Tim May and former inter
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Also on the committee are Ricky Ponting, Rod Marsh and Tim May and former international captains Brendon McCullum and Kumar Sangakkara. The MCC, which unlike the MCG and Adelaide Oval does not stage other sports at Lord's, is looking at ways... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Ex-players ask BCCI to back Olympics pushAustralia captain Ricky Ponting, who is part of the 14-person independent commi
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who is part of the 14-person independent committee along with Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara, Indian Sourav Ganguly and Rod Marsh of Australia, said the sport must be represented by its best players at... Read more
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Gulf News
Former players ask BCCI to back Olympics pushcommittee.Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who is part of the 14-person
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
committee.Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who is part of the 14-person independent committee along with Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara, Indian Sourav Ganguly and Rod Marsh of Australia, said the sport must be represented by its best players at... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Marylebone Cricket Club exploring possibility of drop-in pitch for Lord'sAlso on the committee are Ricky Ponting, Rod Marsh and Tim May and former inter
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Also on the committee are Ricky Ponting, Rod Marsh and Tim May and former international captains Brendon McCullum and Kumar Sangakkara. The MCC, which unlike the MCG and Adelaide Oval does not stage other sports at Lord's, is looking at ways... Read more
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The Age
Marylebone Cricket Club exploring possibility of drop-in pitch for Lord'sAlso on the committee are Ricky Ponting, Rod Marsh and Tim May and former inter
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Also on the committee are Ricky Ponting, Rod Marsh and Tim May and former international captains Brendon McCullum and Kumar Sangakkara. The MCC, which unlike the MCG and Adelaide Oval does not stage other sports at Lord's, is looking at ways... Read more
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8d
Hindustantimes.com
Cricket in Olympics: Ex-players ask BCCI to back Games inclusion pushAustralia captain Ricky Ponting, who is part of the 14-person independent commi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who is part of the 14-person independent committee along with Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara, Indian Sourav Ganguly and Rod Marsh of Australia, said the sport must be represented by its best players at... Read more
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8d
ESPN.co.uk
Cricket chiefs urged to close player-wage gapfrom would-be spot-fixers. Shakib told the committee, which features the likes
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 8 days ago
from would-be spot-fixers. Shakib told the committee, which features the likes of Ricky Ponting, Brendon McCullum and Kumar Sangakkara, that numerous younger Bangladesh players were no longer viewing Test cricket as their goal due to the... Read more
8d
Decclan Chronicle
Ex-players want T20I cricket in Los Angeles 2028 Olympics urge BCCI to reassess standAustralia captain Ricky Ponting, who sits on the 14-person independent committe
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Australia captain Ricky Ponting, who sits on the 14-person independent committee alongside former players like Gatting, Kumar Sangakkara, Sourav Ganguly and Rod Marsh, said players were also keen and commitment would be an issue. "We're very... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Cook becomes sixth batsman to score 12,000 test runsin the third over of England’s second innings at Sydney Cricket Ground. Cook,
Central Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
in the third over of England’s second innings at Sydney Cricket Ground. Cook, playing his 152nd test match, joined Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Rahul Dravid and Kumar Sangakkara in accumulating 12,000 runs or more over his care... Read more
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11d
Gulf News
Australia close in on big victory in Sydney TestTendulkar (India) 15,921 53.78 51 Ricky Ponting (Australia) 13,378 51.85 41 J
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
Tendulkar (India) 15,921 53.78 51 Ricky Ponting (Australia) 13,378 51.85 41 Jacques Kallis (S. Africa) 13,289 55.37 45 Rahul Dravid (India) 13,288 52.31 36 Kumar Sangakkara (S. Lanka) 12,400 57.40 38 Alastair Cook (England) 12,00... Read more
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11d
Hindustantimes.com
Alastair Cook becomes 6th batsman to score 12,000 Test runsGround. Cook, playing his 152nd test match, joined Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Pon
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
Ground. Cook, playing his 152nd test match, joined Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Rahul Dravid and Kumar Sangakkara in accumulating 12,000 runs or more over his career. Leading run-scorers in Test cricket after England’s... Read more
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11d
The Courier Mail
Brothers in arms: How Marshes won over Australiawinter Marsh spent some time playing for Yorkshire and was lucky enough to watc
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
winter Marsh spent some time playing for Yorkshire and was lucky enough to watch one of the game’s greatest ever southpaws, Kumar Sangakkara, pile on a century against his team for county Surrey. Marsh was lucky because he learned a valuable lesson... Read more
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Canberra Times
Malcolm Knox: Have we just passed peak BBL?superstars. The early years of the BBL featured such international superstars a
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
superstars. The early years of the BBL featured such international superstars as Jacques Kallis, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kevin Pietersen, Brendon McCullum, Dan Vettori and Andrew Flintoff: some of the best... Read more
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The Age
Malcolm Knox: Have we just passed peak BBL?superstars. The early years of the BBL featured such international superstars a
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
superstars. The early years of the BBL featured such international superstars as Jacques Kallis, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kevin Pietersen, Brendon McCullum, Dan Vettori and Andrew Flintoff: some of the best... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Knox: Have we just passed peak BBL?superstars. The early years of the BBL featured such international superstars a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
superstars. The early years of the BBL featured such international superstars as Jacques Kallis, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Kevin Pietersen, Brendon McCullum, Dan Vettori and Andrew Flintoff: some of the best... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Leg-spinner Crane set for England Test debutWoakes, who is suffering with a side strain. Crane’s first wicket for his coun
Chichester Observer / Posted 14 days ago
Woakes, who is suffering with a side strain. Crane’s first wicket for his county Hampshire was that of Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara and the rise has continued from that point. The Sussex-born leg-spinner featured in two T20 internationals... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Meh in the middleballs to spare. However, Amy Satterthwaite created history during the opening v
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 days ago
balls to spare. However, Amy Satterthwaite created history during the opening victory. She became the second player after Kumar Sangakkara to score four consecutive ODI centuries. Amy Satterthwaite made 446 runs at 63.71 in 11 ODI innings this... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Smith's sparkle and Warner's near miss liven up a flat Boxing Day TestSutcliffe, Greg Chappell, Allan Border, Dean Jones, Aravinda de Silva, Rahul Dr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Sutcliffe, Greg Chappell, Allan Border, Dean Jones, Aravinda de Silva, Rahul Dravid, Matthew Hayden, Jacques Kallis, and Kumar Sangakkara. To do it four times would be absurd. Warner had the chance to scale those unreached heights. Instead he... Read more
20d
The Courier Mail
Batting monsters: The most 200s in Test historythird on the list. Sir Donald Bradman is first - though only by one, ahead of
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
third on the list. Sir Donald Bradman is first - though only by one, ahead of another classy left-hander. Sri Lanka icon Kumar Sangakkara once made a glorious 192 against Australia in Hobart (2007) that sorely deserved to be 200 (he was robbed by... Read more
21d
The Hindu
Highest Run-scorers in Test Cricket— Ricky Ponting, Australia (168) 13,289 — Jacques Kallis, South Africa (166)
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
— Ricky Ponting, Australia (168) 13,289 — Jacques Kallis, South Africa (166) 13,288 — Rahul Dravid, India (164) 12,400 — Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lanka (134) 11,956 — Alastair Cook, England (151) (still playing) 11,953 — Brian Lara, West Indies... Read more
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Canberra Times
Back to basics for England and suddenly it was 2010-11 againhis patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight dr
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
his patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight drive would have brought a tear to the eye of Kumar Sangakkara. Unusually for them, the Australians were reduced to keeping vigil. Mitch Starc was absent and the sallow... Read more
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22d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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22d
Wandsworth Guardian
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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The News and Star
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
The News and Star / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Whitehaven News / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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22d
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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22d
Oxford Mail
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Oxford Mail / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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Gazette
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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guardian-series
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
guardian-series / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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Harrow Times
Cook century leaves him in all-time top 10 for Test run-scorers and Test tons(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also on
Harrow Times / Posted 22 days ago
(Adam Davy/PA) Shivnarine Chanderpaul is 51 runs ahead of Cook, who is also only 137 behind Brian Lara, while Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara is fifth in the standings on 12,400. Sachin Tendulkar, with a record 15,921 runs, Ricky Ponting (13,378),... Read more
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WA Today
Cook, England wind back the clockhis patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight dr
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
his patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight drive would have brought a tear to the eye of Kumar Sangakkara. Unusually for them, the Australians were reduced to keeping vigil. Mitch Starc was absent and the sallow... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Back to basics for England and suddenly it was 2010-11 againhis patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight dr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
his patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight drive would have brought a tear to the eye of Kumar Sangakkara. Unusually for them, the Australians were reduced to keeping vigil. Mitch Starc was absent and the sallow... Read more
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The Age
Back to basics for England and suddenly it was 2010-11 againhis patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight dr
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
his patent way, but also with a couple of old dog's new tricks. One straight drive would have brought a tear to the eye of Kumar Sangakkara. Unusually for them, the Australians were reduced to keeping vigil. Mitch Starc was absent and the sallow... Read more
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Canberra Times
Ashes: The moments that shaped Australia's greatest off-spinner Nathan Lyonfive first class games to his name when he was thrown the ball on his Test debu
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
five first class games to his name when he was thrown the ball on his Test debut in Galle in 2014, with Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara staring him down. Seconds later, Sangakkara was on his way back to the pavilion and Lyon had enjoyed the... Read more
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The Age
Ashes: The moments that shaped Australia's greatest off-spinner Nathan Lyonfive first class games to his name when he was thrown the ball on his Test debu
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
five first class games to his name when he was thrown the ball on his Test debut in Galle in 2014, with Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara staring him down. Seconds later, Sangakkara was on his way back to the pavilion and Lyon had enjoyed the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ashes: The moments that shaped Australia's greatest off-spinner Nathan Lyonfive first class games to his name when he was thrown the ball on his Test debu
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
five first class games to his name when he was thrown the ball on his Test debut in Galle in 2014, with Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara staring him down. Seconds later, Sangakkara was on his way back to the pavilion and Lyon had enjoyed the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Steve Smith: Is this what Sir Donald Bradman was like?out the first 22 knocks and that's a century every 3.9 innings. Contrast that
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
out the first 22 knocks and that's a century every 3.9 innings. Contrast that figure with some of the greats of the game: Kumar Sangakkara scored a century every 6.13 innings, Jacques Kallis every 6.22, Sachin Tendulkar every 6.45, Brian Lara... Read more
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Herald Sun
Ultimate guide to explosive BBL07Rose, D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade. INS: Jofra Archer, Tymal Mills, Tom Rogers,
Herald Sun / Posted a month ago
Rose, D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade. INS: Jofra Archer, Tymal Mills, Tom Rogers, David Moody, Matt Wade. OUTS: Stuart Broad, Kumar Sangakkara, Shaun Tait, Beau Webster, Jonathan Wells, Dominic Michael Renegades (Blundstone Arena, Dec 21, 7.40pm),... Read more
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