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How Dukes have managed to produce a ball to dye for

BBC Test Match Special broadcaster Alison Mitchell heads to Dukes HQ in Walthamstow to lay eyes on the pink ball

August 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

At the double Vilas the standout man for Lancashire, as Anderson shows signs of his best

(Photo: Getty Images) By Paul Edwards Overseas players arrive in England in many shapes and displaying various levels of commitment but..

June 26, 2017 with 0 Comments

Microphone gimmicks are sending out wrong signals

Joshua Peck suggests player and stump mics cause more controversy than they are worth Kevin Pietersen was recently fined 5,000 Australian..

February 28, 2017 with 0 Comments

Club Spotlight – Burnley

Even the Burnley Express can’t match Griffith’s haul Jimmy Booker heads into Lancashire and locates the hometown club of an England..

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Hayter column – Duck, that Anderson glare is like Sybil’s umbrella!

James Anderson has rarely been compared to the wife of Basil Fawlty. But I’ve only ever seen the look he fired at Cricinfo’s Andrew..

October 12, 2016 with 0 Comments

Martin Johnson column – Jimmy’s switch is so much like King Javed’s

When they next come to film another re-make of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, I’d like to suggest a new twist on Robert Louis Stephenson’s..

September 6, 2016 with 0 Comments

Peter Hayter column – Remember, fifth day gave us Botham’s ‘miracle’

England’s victory in the third Test at Edgbaston was a shot in the arm for five-day Test cricket, but it was also a mighty kick in the..

August 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Yes, step on it James, it may just speed up a return to spin

Derek Pringle analyses the law surrounding bowlers running onto the pitch and offers an unexpected conclusion For bowlers, especially..

August 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Jimmy Anderson doubt for first Test against Pakistan

Jimmy Anderson is a doubt for England’s first Test with Pakistan after injuring his shoulder. The swing bowler, 33, sustained a stress..

June 27, 2016 with 0 Comments

Stuart Broad: I wouldn’t have survived a couple of poor Tests in Nineties

Chris Stocks finds that Stuart Broad is grateful to be playing in more enlightened times for England nowadays The Nineties was a decade of..

June 13, 2016 with 0 Comments


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