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Peter Hayter column – How Gooch is fighting a poison at the heart of cricket

Lord’s, Saturday July 15, 1989. Nottinghamshire require four runs from the final ball of a cracking Benson and Hedges Cup final against..

March 27, 2017 with 0 Comments

County Archives – Middlesex 1976

When the Lord’s men laid a path for future dominance Paul Edwards looks at Middlesex’s superb side of the 1970s where a certain Mike..

March 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Paul Nixon column – Few star names, but I’m backing my lads!

The draft for this year’s Caribbean Premier League took place this week and I’m really pleased with the business that Jamaica Tallawahs..

March 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Martin Johnson column – We’re not thickos, so please no more gimmicks!

I popped into my bank the other day with an account inquiry, but instead of getting an answer I got handed a telephone number. Which..

March 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Derek Pringle column – Finn still searching to deliver on early promise

In Richard Ford’s elegiac novel The Sportswriter, the protagonist Frank Bascombe reckons there is “nothing as noble and enduring as the..

March 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Paul Nixon column: Well done Surrey, it’s great to have KP back

Kevin Pietersen has rejoined Surrey for this season’s T20 Blast and it’s great to see the big man back playing cricket in this country.

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Shield cricket could be just the ticket for Hampshire’s Crane

English cricket fans are used to seeing overseas players in domestic cricket but they are a rarer sight in Australia.

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Martin Johnson column: Getaway trip on hold now the Aussies are losing!

Phew. That was a close one. The way things were shaping up in India I’d started planning one of those get-away-from-it-all trips, and had..

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Pringle column: Aussies may now regret winding up Virat Kohli

By Derek Pringle Spats between Australia and India are not unknown on cricket fields though this one does smack of much ado about nothing...

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Derek Pringle column – Bowling the Yanks over with a cricket metaphor

Once a byword for fairness and moral certitude, cricket was used to illustrate the exact opposite by Eddie Jones, England’s rugby coach,..

March 7, 2017 with 0 Comments

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