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Cook and England punish clueless Australia 0

Cook and England punish clueless Australia

Alastair Cook continued to defy Australia’s bowlers with a clinical unbeaten 136 to help drive England to a first-innings lead of 72 with eight wickets in hand at the close of play on day two of the second Test. Cook, who made 235 not out in the…
England edge thriller to seal Australia series 0

England edge thriller to seal Australia series

England survived a dramatic collapse to beat Australia by one wicket in the third one-day international at Old Trafford here on Sunday and so take an unbeateable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. England, set 213 to win, after off-spinner and m…
Ricky Ponting loses cool over ‘bragging rights’ jibe 0

Ricky Ponting loses cool over ‘bragging rights’ jibe

Ricky Ponting bridled on Thursday night at the suggestion England have stolen the bragging rights from Australia following a third successive one-sided victory between the two sides. The domination began in Barbados last month in the final of th…
Eoin Morgan puts Aussies to the sword with superb ton 0

Eoin Morgan puts Aussies to the sword with superb ton

The clues were probably there for Australia in Dublin last week, that Eoin Morgan was a special talent. But if they were sceptical, amid the blarney and the Guinness, as to just how good, they found out first hand at the last night when Morgan saw …
Sky to broadcast one-day cricket in 3D 0

Sky to broadcast one-day cricket in 3D

Sky has announced that its 3D sporting endeavours are expanding to include cricket. TechRadar has had confirmation that England’s first NatWest One Day International match against Bangladesh will be broadcast in the third dimension 8 July. Sp…
Lalit Modi on a collision course 0

Lalit Modi on a collision course

Lalit Modi is in Rome. An appropriate stopping off point for a man ready for gladiatorial combat against one of the biggest figures in world cricket, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board. Modi has left the sweltering Mumbai summer…
Finn can be our McGrath, says England’s Strauss 0

Finn can be our McGrath, says England’s Strauss

There were times on Tuesday when Steve Finn struggled to remain upright, tumbling to the ground once almost every over as he strained for the 10th wicket which would have brought a remarkable milestone in his debut home Test. But while Finn fail…
Zimbabwe stun India by 6 wickets in tri-series opener 0

Zimbabwe stun India by 6 wickets in tri-series opener

Rohit Sharma’s maiden ODI century went in vain as a slipshod India slumped to an embarrassing six-wicket defeat against Zimbabwe in the first match of the tri-series on Friday. Rohit’s well-paced 114 and Ravindra Jadeja’s unbeaten run-a-ball 61 …