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ENGLAND FACE a worrying lead up to the first Test after Dean Headley and Darren Gough failed to shrug off injuries ahead of the important opening first-class match against a Combined Western Province/Boland XI that starts at Newlands today.

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WHEN ENGLAND do well at cricket, I get the odd call from BBC Radio Newcastle or Norwich, asking for a comment. When they do badly, the phone goes bananas. On Monday ITN, Sky News and various bits of BBC TV came on the line. Yesterday, one of my colleagues became probably the first member of staff in the long and distinguished history of Wisden to be interviewed on The Big Breakfast while sitting on a loo seat.

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THE ENGLAND selectors have delayed naming their 17-man party to face with South Africa in this winter's five-Test series.

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MIKE ATHERTON'S contribution in the NatWest Trophy roses quarter- final at Old Trafford today is sure to come into sharper focus after England's humiliation in the Lord's Test.

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DARREN STEVENS hit his maiden first-class century to help put Leicestershire firmly on top against Sussex in their Championship match at Arundel.

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