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Specials – English double centurions at Edgbaston

  As England and Pakistan continue their battle in the third Test at Edgbaston, let us take a look back at the double hundreds scored by English batsmen at this historic venue. 434 more words

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Nasser Hussain is brilliant. I am very impressed with him. With no disrespect to the current players, he has had to work with material which is not of the highest quality. 6 more words

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People are talking of his susceptibility to the rising delivery, but let me tell you that when you are out of form, every ball looks like a hand grenade. 6 more words

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On the 129th birth anniversary of Frank Woolley, an excerpt from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘Don’s Century’

Equally, several people might question why Frank Woolley, with his modest Test record, is spoken of so glowingly. It is perhaps for the same reason as Trumper, for their abundant natural ability and uninhibited strokeplay. 707 more words


They have an understanding regime; they work hard and get results, they are a happy team. – David Gower http://ift.tt/1WCFlB4

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David Gower on the 'forgotten' 1985 Ashes: interview

Everyone recalls the Ashes series of Ian Botham (and Mike Brearley) in 1981, and Mike Gatting’s all-conquering trip down under in 1986/87. There was a third English triumph over Australia in the Eighties, however, and it does not attract the acclaim it deserves. 1,675 more words


Ashes series that defined captaincy careers

Is it overdramatic to say this summer’s Ashes result will make or break Alastair Cook’s captaincy?
Another success, to go with the 2013 home win, while not erasing the scar of the subsequent winter whitewash, will be a huge fillip. 369 more words