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England secure momentous away series win

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ENGLAND will head into their cricketing summer on a high after a deserving 2-1 series win away to the world number one test playing nation, South Africa. However, despite the win, England are still left with many unanswered questions in their top order batting, a problem that has been lingering for … Read More

Cook’s Lions Ready to Pounce on Rebuilding South Africa

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AFTER a disappointing tour of the UAE, a resurgent England travel to South Africa looking to take advantage of a demoralised, underperforming and rebuilding number one test team in the world. Despite losing their most recent series 2-0 to Pakistan, Cook’s side are surely to perform better in conditions far more … Read More

First ‘Day-night’ Test is a Roaring Success

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AUSTRALIA have made cricketing history once again in the past week by winning the first ever day-night test match against local rivals New Zealand in Adelaide. In what turned out to be a low-scoring affair, the pivotal talking point wasn’t regarding the light, the change of conditions or even the new … Read More

England lead Pakistan in ODI series

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ENGLAND are in a strong position leading Pakistan 2-1 in the five-match ODI series in the UAE, after a disappointing performance saw them lose the test series 2-0. Having lost their last one-day series to World Cup winners Australia, England were looking for some success in the run up the 2017 … Read More

England Pipped by Pakistan in Second Test

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ENGLAND bowlers’ heroic attempt at batting out second test for a draw turned out to be in vain as Pakistan snatched a late victory with just over six overs remaining in the match. With England staring down the barrel of defeat, it was left to the bowlers to try to … Read More

Sarah Taylor: Pioneer in Women’s Cricket

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ENGLAND wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor made history this week by becoming the first female to play Australian first grade cricket – only one tier below First Class cricket. The 26-year-old from London, who plies her trade for Sussex Women here in the UK, made her debut for The Northern District Jets in … Read More

England searching for consistency ahead of tough winter

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England go in to the 3 test match series against Pakistan in the UAE on Tuesday looking for some consistency ahead of a tough winter. After edging a thrilling Ashes series against Australia in the summer, they are now desperately searching for some away form before travelling to South Africa … Read More

Man seriously injured after collision with sign on Cardigan Road

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A driver has been seriously injured after a collision with a street sign in Headingley. The 60-year-old man was driving along Cardigan Road at 10:15am on Sunday when he hit the sign. MetroTravelNews tweeted that Cardigan Road had been closed both ways between the Spring Road junction and the Victoria … Read More

David Warner’s 145 is the best sporting performance of the modern era

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At the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday one man did something that many wouldn’t think possible under the circumstances. Just two weeks after the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, his long-time friend and team mate David Warner walked out onto the field to represent his country in a Test … Read More

Cricket: India, Australia & South Africa get ready for 2015 World Cup

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Over the last few weeks, and across several continents, there has been plenty of international cricket to get stuck into. Pakistan have trounced Australia in the United Arab Emirates and are now taking on New Zealand at the same venue. Australia meanwhile no sooner got back home from those chastening … Read More