Two hundreds this week by England batsmen in the warm-up games before the Ashes series starts in Brisbane on 21 November. But they will soon be forgotten, whereas to score a Test century is to be remembered forever.
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Saturday 27 March 2010
Monday 21 December 2009
Tuesday 15 December 2009
Tuesday 08 December 2009
Raj Singh Dungarpur was the most influential and controversial president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). This prince of the erstwhile state of Dungarpur had the same reputation when he was the chairman of national selectors, and manager of the Indian team on the tours of England in 1982 and 1986 and Pakistan in 1984-85 and 2005-06: he had a special talent to make friends and foes.
Tuesday 13 October 2009
Tommy Greenhough, who has died aged 77, was that rare jewel, a genuinely talented English leg-spin bowler who played first class cricket for Lancashire from 1951 until 1966. Successfully overcoming a series of debilitating injuries that would have ended the career of all but the most courageous, he went on to become the first Rochdale-born cricketer to play for England.
Thursday 08 October 2009
Thursday 17 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Thursday 03 September 2009
England captain Andrew Strauss and the team management will look at whether they should continue to play football as part of their warm-up after batsman Joe Denly suffered an injury in a practice game today.
Sunday 30 August 2009
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has conceded he may never play cricket again.
Monday 24 August 2009
Sunday 23 August 2009
Saturday 22 August 2009
As long as he plays cricket Stuart Broad may never find again the glory that came to him here yesterday.
Friday 21 August 2009
The England and Wales Cricket Board have refused to comment on a report that Andrew Flintoff will undergo knee surgery upon the conclusion of the npower Ashes series.
Thursday 20 August 2009
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