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Another sporting Andy?
Former England paceman tells Andrew Tong that batsmen will be key against Australia and Pietersen will lead the way
Can Fawad Ahmed turn things Australia's way? Lehman's zest must inspire Watson to earn his pips; Never trust the warm-up results
That Puppet Game Show, hosted by Dougie Colon, will feature a range of new characters designed by the Jim Henson Company
The title of his tour is 'Rollercoaster' and pedestrian flats and tickling highs are exactly what you get with John Bishop's latest offering.
The Olympic games is officially at the end of its cycle, we've laughed, we've cried and we've celebrated and here at The Independent, we've decided to bring you the funniest quotes from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Who can begrudge winning athletes a post-victory bender? Just wait until you're off the podium
A young cricketer tipped for a bright international future with England was killed today after trying to evade police by crossing a London Underground line. The body of Tom Maynard, 23, was found on the tracks near Wimbledon Park Station in the southwest of the capital and pronounced dead at the scene at 5am.
Bresnan and Finn set to come in with Panesar facing omission
Contrary to popular perception, England have managed to win one-day tournaments in Asia. There was the occasion in Pakistan immediately after the 1987 World Cup when they won 3-0 in a series which nobody cared about and nobody can quite explain why it took place.
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.
The unique selling proposition about The Hansom Cab – an elegant Victorian boozer near Kensington High Street – is that it's been bought by Piers Morgan, the TV personality and former journalist. Mr Morgan is a curious figure: a chap who seems to revel in being disliked and to enjoy the popular consensus that he's a conceited git. By cunning and chutzpah, he has snagged himself a corner table at Planet Celebrity, advising Tony Blair, high-fiving Simon Cowell and making himself agreeable to the vice-presidents of CNN.
Andrew Flintoff is on the verge of making a remarkable comeback after signing for Penwortham in Lancashire's Palace Shield.
The ICC put three cricketers in the dock but you have to ask the whereabouts of the people who were in charge of Amir's well-being
Even without Flintoff, players (and Barmy Army) hit Sydney for six
Who could forget Gaga's gory frock, the X Factor talent, or spring's very strange political liaison (and we don't mean the coalition). Matthew Bell tests your knowledge of the news, people and stinging insults that make the past 12 months a time to remember. (Answers at the bottom of the page)