Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Monday 25 February 2008
New Zealand's 3-1 one-day series victory over England came at a price when Jesse Ryder, the Black Caps exciting opening batsman, seriously injured his right hand during a night of excessive celebration. Ryder damaged tendons to his right thumb and index finger after smashing his hand through a toilet window at the Stock Exchange bar in Christchurch at 5.30am on Sunday.
Saturday 23 February 2008
As far as I am aware, I'm not related, even on my mother's side, to Emmeline Pankhurst. Emily Davison, the suffragette who threw herself in front of the King's horse in the 1913 Derby and died of her injuries, has never been one of my heroines.
Friday 09 June 2006
Sven Goran Eriksson had a serious dispute with Sir Alex Ferguson over Wayne Rooney's fitness on Wednesday and he is now prepared to defy the Manchester United manager once again - and the advice of the country's leading orthopaedic surgeon - by risking the player in the group stages of the World Cup finals.
Friday 26 May 2006
The chairman of Cable & Wireless yesterday insisted it needed to offer private equity-style rewards to its management if the telecoms business is to recover.
Friday 12 May 2006
Monday 27 February 2006
Friday 17 February 2006
Saturday 31 December 2005
Sunday 20 November 2005
Monday 07 November 2005
Saturday 05 November 2005
Tuesday 13 September 2005
Monday 12 September 2005
Monday 12 September 2005
Sunday 11 September 2005
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