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What a fine mess English cricket finds itself in. Yet for supporters of a certain age, the last two months in Australia have just been a return to normal service.

Cricket: Kasprowicz boost for Leicestershire

MIKE KASPROWICZ and James Ormond took four wickets apiece at Grace Road as Leicestershire served notice that they will not surrender their County Championship crown without a fight. They beat Gloucestershire by 225 runs as tomorrow's NatWest Trophy finalists were dismissed for 170 in their second innings.

Cricket: England delay naming squad

THE ENGLAND selectors have delayed naming their 17-man party to face with South Africa in this winter's five-Test series.

Cricket: Calamitous collapse by England

Fourth Test: Selectors face difficult choices after another batting surrender hands New Zealand series victory

Cricket: Final test for Hussain

NASSER HUSSAIN'S chances of leading England into this week's third Test against New Zealand at Old Trafford will rest on the outcome of a net session today.

Cricket: How criticism can be a catalyst for unity

IN CASE anybody thinks differently, it is worth pointing out that the England dressing-room was full of profoundly disappointed men after the Second Test defeat against New Zealand. History had been made. It was the first time in more than 60 years of trying that the Kiwis had won at Lord's.

Cricket: Atherton not risking England recall

By Myles Hodgson

Cricket: Mighty Muralitharan mops up

Lancashire 492 and 93-2 Hampshire 181 and 402 Lancashire win by 8 wickets

Cricket: Murali's conundrum

Lancashire 556-6 dec and 19-0 Glamorgan 282 and 286 Lancashire win by 10 wkts

Cricket: Atherton epic puts selectors on alert

County Championship: Former England captain hits a career-best 268 while fellow internationals revive Surrey; Lancashire 556-6 dec Glamorgan 193-6

Cricket: Atherton's seaside broadside

Lancashire 358-2 v Glamorgan

The Interview; Nasser Hussain: Passion player turns director

The new England captain has made it clear: his team must give everything.

Cricket: Atherton's reminder to England selectors

COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

Cricket World Cup: Stewart to discuss his future as captain with Graveney

ENGLAND'S CHAIRMAN of selectors, David Graveney, will sit down with the captain, Alec Stewart, as a matter of urgency to discuss his future role following the crushing disappointment of England's premature World Cup exit.

Cricket: Maximum gain for Kasprowicz

Leicestershire 388 and 215 Lancashire 241 and 255 Leicestershire won by 107 runs

Cricket: Hussain called up for Sharjah

NASSER HUSSAIN has been called-up to join the England World Cup squad. The Essex captain, who replaces the injured Michael Atherton, will join his team-mates on 5 April, two days before England's first game against Pakistan in the Coca-Cola Cup in Sharjah.
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