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Alec Stewart

'It was perfect from a personal as well as team point of view'

Paul Collingwood marked his record number of one-day appearances for England yesterday with a performance of remarkable all-round skill. His batting, which produced a century, his bowling, which brought two wickets and was crisply economical, and his fielding, which yielded a breathtaking catch at point, were all exemplary.

Surrey 267 Nottinghamshire 420-5: Patel majestic as sorry Surrey are

Between 1999 and 2003, a period during which Surrey won six major domestic competitions, Adam Hollioake's impressive if somewhat cocky side were looked upon as the Manchester United of English cricket. The team enjoyed the comparisons and were often found strutting their stuff somewhere along the Kings Road in Chelsea.

Broad inspires England to easy win

Stuart Broad delivered the best performance of his international career to humiliate South Africa and secure a comprehensive victory for England in the second match of the one-day international NatWest Series.