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West Indies showed youthful defiance at England’s most trying ground – Headingley

Temperamental conditions of Headingley didn't faze West Indies new-found stars contrary to pre-match expectations

September 6, 2017 with 0 Comments

Root’s Manoeuvre – Time for Joe to stand tall in aspects other than his batting

(Photo: Getty Images) Derek Pringle looks ahead to Joe Root’s debut as England captain and points to a number of areas for the..

July 5, 2017 with 0 Comments

Action Replay – The summer when four captains could not stop another rout by West Indies

Richard Edwards looks back at a humiliating summer when England were hit by controversy and the mighty tourists As England arrived at..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

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 – Essex 1979

Champions who smiled their way to the title Paul Edwards continues his fascinating series on the county teams by looking at how perennial..

February 28, 2017 with 0 Comments

Shades of Gooch’s genius in Roy rampage

Peter Hayter is impressed by the Surrey man’s enterprising strokeplay Those present at the Ageas Bowl the other night who remember..

August 30, 2016 with 0 Comments

Warwickshire job no big deal Gooch tells Essex faithful

Peter Hayter finds England’s former batting coach eager to allay fears at Chelmsford over his consultancy work at Edgbaston Graham Gooch..

April 26, 2016 with 0 Comments

Where are they now? Essex – NatWest Trophy finalists 1996

By Neil Fissler Paul Grayson admits that Essex thought that they had one hand on the NatWest trophy after restricting Lancashire to 186 all..

December 29, 2015 with 1 Comment

Looking back – England v Pakistan series 1992

On paper, it’s a nothing contest: a dead rubber with England already in an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match limited-overs..

October 12, 2015 with 0 Comments

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