England suffered yet another defeat in the opening Twenty20 match against Australia and need to win the remaining two if they are to take the series
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Tuesday 05 June 2012
West Indies' top order could do with a break as the tourists try to avoid a whitewash in the Investec Test series against England - and James Anderson's absence from the final match may have given them one.
Friday 01 June 2012
IPL heroics earn talented mystery spinner a Test call and revive memories of Sonny Ramadhin
Saturday 26 May 2012
When a player has scored only three Test centuries in 12 years of international cricket, he is entitled to enjoy his moment in the spotlight, and Marlon Samuels was not about to waste his.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Years ago, Somerset could call on the power of Viv Richards year after year
Sunday 13 May 2012
Saturday 12 May 2012
Ollie Rayner already had membership of one fairly exclusive club after scoring a hundred on his first-class debut in 2006; yesterday at Trent Bridge he joined another by making a century in an innings he began as nightwatchman as Middlesex avoided the follow-on against Nottinghamshire.
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.
Monday 07 May 2012
Friday 04 May 2012
As the West Indies began their tour yesterday it was overshadowed by a familiar but absent figure – Chris Gayle, their former captain who has been in dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board for the past year and in truth for many seasons before that, declared his availability for the limited-overs series in England.
Monday 30 April 2012
Worcestershire are set to go on flood watch after the abandonment of their match with Nottinghamshire at rain-battered New Road yesterday.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Australia 328 & 259 West Indies 218 & 294 (Australia win by 75 runs)
Tuesday 27 March 2012
The former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns was awarded damages of £90,000 yesterday after winning a libel case over allegations of match-fixing.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
As the desert sand settled around Alastair Cook's sterling century yesterday, the attention moved sharply to his opening partner. It has never shifted far from Kevin Pietersen since a balmy day at the Oval in 2005 when he plundered Australia but there is the undoubted sense now that he is playing for his one-day career.
Wednesday 24 August 2005
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