Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Sunday 11 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Marcus Trescothick rounded off an exceptional year by picking up the Natwest PCA Player of the Year award last night.
Wednesday 23 September 2009
Monday 07 September 2009
Marcus Trescothick was this morning named in Somerset's 15-man squad to take part in the Champions League in India next month.
Sunday 16 August 2009
Marcus Trescothick smashed a stunning 56 off 32 deliveries as Somerset Sabres earned the right to take on Sussex Sharks in last night's Twenty20 Cup final at Edgbaston. Both counties will play in the Champions League in India in October, chasing a share of more than £3 million in prize money.
Sunday 16 August 2009
Before the 2009 Ashes began the likeliest outcome seemed to be a drawn series. After more twists and turns than the drivers encounter at Monte Carlo, the sides duly arrive at The Oval all square.
Thursday 13 August 2009
Allan Lamb has called on England's selectors to make major changes for the final Ashes test by bringing both Marcus Trescothick and Mark Ramprakash back into the international fold.
Saturday 08 August 2009
Friday 07 August 2009
Sunday 26 July 2009
Should Shane Watson, as is being suggested in some panic-stricken quarters, open Australia's batting at Birmingham on Thursday, he will change a whole way of life.
Monday 06 July 2009
Andrew Flintoff admits he found being England captain a struggle.
Saturday 04 July 2009
As Durham cantered to victory at the Riverside to stay at the top of the County Championship, the sensation of the day came at Taunton, where third-placed Somerset pulled off one of the competition's greatest run chases to defeat Yorkshire, scoring 479 for 6 in 85.3 overs to win by four wickets.
Wednesday 17 June 2009
Sussex's back-to-back County Championship victories in 2006 and 2007 were built around the wiles of the spinner Mushtaq Ahmed and their inability to defend their title last summer could be partly explained by the Pakistani's injury problems. This season, they may have unearthed another magical spinner to fill his boots.
Sunday 24 May 2009
Francois du Plessis put the holders Essex to the sword as he steered Lancashire into the semi-finals of the Friends Provident Trophy with a 71-ball century, the fastest of the English summer so far.
Saturday 09 May 2009
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
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- 4 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 5 Swedish minister gives strongest case yet on why EU should stop turning away asylum seekers