The former England seamer recalls a tough and talented Ashes opponent
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Wednesday 16 May 2012
West Indies legend sees hope for the future, especially in Darren Bravo. But, he tells Stephen Brenkley, there should be a change in the batting order
Friday 11 May 2012
West Indies 147 England Lions 40-1
Tuesday 08 May 2012
For five minutes yesterday, before the rains came back, a dressing room held its collective breath. Shivnarine Chanderpaul, the world's No 1 batsman, on whose shoulders reside almost all West Indies' hopes for the Test series against England, summoned the team physiotherapist.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Sunday 24 April 2011
Sunday 02 May 2010
Do we really need yet another history of cricket? Yes, if it's as perkily written as this.
Friday 16 April 2010
Surrey are in talks with Brian Lara about joining the club "in some capacity" but are unable to confirm the West Indian great's prospective new role.
Monday 04 January 2010
Jacques Kallis does not do pizzazz. He does reliability. His idea of getting excited is probably to raise an eyebrow. It does not twitch often. If Brian Lara was the song-and-dance man of batsmanship, Kallis is the Shakespearean practitioner.
David Shepherd: Hugely respected doyen of English cricket umpires who stood in three successive World Cup finals
Thursday 29 October 2009
David Shepherd, who has died at the age of 68, will be remembered as an outstanding cricket umpire, a perpetually cheery figure under a white flat cap – and as the official who hopped and skipped on the spot in an attempt to ward off the bad luck associated with cricket's bogey number of 111. The sight of a large, white-coated man lifting his leg off the ground entertained crowds every bit as much as a cover driven boundary or a hit for six.
Friday 26 June 2009
England skipper Andrew Strauss has told Monty Panesar to focus on his strengths as he attempts to address his poor form heading into the Ashes.
Thursday 21 May 2009
In two months' time, when the 2009 Ashes is gripping the nation, we will find out who benefited most from the contentious five weeks Phillip Hughes spent in England playing county cricket for Middlesex.
Thursday 26 February 2009
Pakistan captain Younis Khan missed his opportunity to break Brian Lara's world record score of 400 and Sri Lanka held off an unlikely victory push by the hosts yesterday to force a draw in the first Test.
Monday 13 October 2008
Sachin Tendulkar crept toward test cricket's run-scoring record with an unbeaten 47 at tea today as he led India's fight to save the first cricket Test against Australia on the final day.
Saturday 29 March 2008
The freewheeling Virender Sehwag scored his second Test triple-century – and the fastest recorded – to lead India's reply against South Africa on the third day of the first Test here in Chennai yesterday.
Monday 28 January 2008
India held a narrow lead over Australia after the penultimate day of the fourth and final test in Adelaide yesterday.
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