Charles Reynolds

Charles Reynolds is a freelance writer and journalist specialising in sport and the arts. He writes the Premier League previews for The Independent online and writes regularly for The Sport Review.

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Kevin Pietersen made his return to county cricket with Sussex on Sunday

Kumar Sangakkara hails 'match winner' Kevin Pietersen as he seeks England recall

Sri Lankan pushes Surrey teammate's case

Kevin Pietersen in action for Surrey on Sunday

Kevin Pietersen fails on first county outing as Kumar Sangakkara makes immediate impact for Surrey

If Kevin Pietersen is hoping to prove he still has what it takes to bat his way back into the England team then today was not the day that he managed it.

Australia lift the Cricket World Cup

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Over-by-over coverage of the 2015 Cricket World Cup final

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene end 148, 5,969 ODI parternship for Sri Lanka

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Despite bold claims from Puma, Wenger struggles to do up his new coat

Phil Neville was criticised during the World Cup

Phil Neville reacted like 'big kid' after being told he would manage Salford City

Former Manchester United man took charge with Paul Scholes

Manchester City's Frank Lampard celebrating scoring his sides third goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Manchester City vs Sheffield Wednesday team news: City make six changes for FA Cup clash

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Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka vs England: Kumar Sangakkara says goodbye in fitting fashion as batsman takes full advantage of Alastair Cook's reprieve

Sri Lankan scores magnificent century in front of his home crowd to help seal a series win over England

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