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Historic Defeat for England in Dhaka

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A historic day in the world of cricket saw Bangladesh claim their maiden test win over England. Having only previously beaten minnows Zimbabwe and a severely weakened West Indian side, this was their first victory against a team of high calibre and prompted widespread celebrations across the country. Bangladesh had … Read More

County Championship reaches thrilling conclusion

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The final day. 3 teams. One winner. Last week saw the culmination of this season’s County Championship Cricket tournament. After 15 games three sides still remained in contention for the title with just one fixture left to complete. From the north, The Reliables: Yorkshire looked to complete their third domination … Read More

West Indies complete dramatic treble

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IN a year of governing turmoil for one of the most admired and respected nations in cricket, West Indies have incredibly won both the World T20 and the Women’s World T20 in India to go alongside the Under-19 World Cup won earlier this year. West Indies women faced up against three-time … Read More

Story of Twenty20 World Cup so far

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NEW ZEALAND remain the only unbeaten team in the World Twenty20 cup in India and look to continue their run of wins against England in the first semi-final on Wednesday. Favourites and hosts India booked their spot in the last four after a batting masterclass from Virat Kohli in what was … Read More

England Battled Away by South Africa

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AFTER England’s diabolical performance at the Cricket World Cup last year, Coach Trevor Bayliss insisted his side would embrace the new, fearless brand of one-day cricket proving to be so successful for other nations. Since then, England have recorded one-day series victories over Pakistan and World Cup runners-up New Zealand as … Read More

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