Former captain in line for England team director's post after Strauss rules himself out
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Saturday 06 April 2013
We’ll see if more ODI practice will pay off for England in the Champions Trophy
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Former England spinner confident that he has learnt from his many experiences and coaches
Monday 17 December 2012
The Indian Angle
Thursday 06 December 2012
Indians did not actually say – as Viv Richards once did after India had beaten the West Indies on an underprepared track in Chennai – "come home and we'll show you". But it was implied after MS Dhoni's men lost the series in England 4-0 last year. Well, England have come, and it is India who are being shown up. It might be too early to write India off in the Kolkata Test, but if the England players take time out to check the price of champagne here, it is understandable.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Haryana 334 & 133-6 drew with England 521 & 254-7
Thursday 11 October 2012
The cricketer Kevin Curran enjoyed the best years of his career playing for Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire. And although he missed out on Test cricket when he chose to remain in England when Zimbabwe became a Test-playing nation, he had already established his credentials as a fine all-rounder. The former Zimbabwe national team coach died yesterday after collapsing while out jogging in the eastern city of Mutare. He was 53.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
He could plausibly make Pakistan the best Test side in the world within two years
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Those who are calling for immediate change in England's Test team may be disappointed. It is, of course, the convention to call for multiple sackings, a few axeings and a beheading or two when teams are defeated as comprehensively as England have been in the past month.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Wednesday 04 January 2012
The one element missing from James Pattinson's man-of-the-match performance in Australia's heartening first Test victory over India was the prize wicket of Sachin Tendulkar. Australia's bright young thing put that right on the first day of the second Test in Sydney, albeit with just about his worst delivery of another memorable day for the 21-year-old and his side.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
An unbeaten 79-run stand between Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting left Australia in a strong position after their in-form pace attack skittled India for 191 on a dramatic opening day at the SCG.
Monday 23 January 2006
Sunday 27 November 2005
Wednesday 09 November 2005
(Pakistan A win by 6 wickets)
Sunday 25 September 2005
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist