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England vs Sri Lanka, second test preview

Exams are over, the cricket season is in full swing and the sun has (just about) threatened to make a few appearances. All of that means, of course, that I will be trying my best to update this blog a little more. 576 more words


Holby City: Breaking hearts, one week at a time

(Series 18, ep. 33) For those of us hoping for Hanssen to pull a miracle cure out of the bag for Digby, like he did for Ric Griffin… 498 more words


The "Broad" Swing


Test cricket is returning after a prolonged period of T 20 season and it is eminent to see the specialists of both formats playing the game in different part of the world. 389 more words

Back to the Future: The Construction of James Anderson

Dasun Shakana is not a man who often struggles to hit a cricket ball. In January, he scored 123 off 46 balls in a domestic Twenty20 match, striking sixteen sixes. 1,289 more words


Emphatic Victory spoiled by Stoke’s injury

Jonny Bairstow and James Anderson emphatically swiped Sri Lanka away inside three days with an innings victory to kick-start the Test summer.

Man of the Match Jonny Bairstow hit a sensational 140 on his home pitch, where every other player struggled even Alex Hales’s 86. 158 more words

Cricket 2016

Jimmy Anderson takes 10 wickets as England thrash Sri Lanka to win the first Test at Headingley

James Anderson took 10 wickets for England during the victory over Sri Lanka. (Picture: Getty)England have defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs to win the first test at Headingley. 31 more words


Ceefax Report - England vs Sri Lanka - Test 1 - 2016

In this test match Sri Lanka were confronted by a perfect storm.

Their legends have retired, some of their new guys haven’t quite
cemented their places, the clouds were looming, it was May, England were still cross about 2014, Anderson was well rested, and Bairstow was bristling. 123 more words