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Varsity: Women’s Cricket – Uni on the front foot against Beckett

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Celebrations were in order after Leeds University’s women’s cricket team stormed to victory in their Varsity match early on Wednesday morning as they bowled Leeds Beckett out for 57, chasing the score Uni set of 93. The match took place indoors at the Headingley Indoor Centre, a setting more regularly … Read More

Sensational Sidebottom steers Yorkshire to glory

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Yorkshire beat second-place Nottinghamshire by a commanding innings and 152 runs to seal their first County Championship title since 2001 with a game to spare. Veteran and former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom took a thrilling 6-30 to extinguish his former club’s title hopes; Notts were bowled out for a miserly … Read More

English summer solves some questions but leaves plenty more unanswered

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Where to start? This has been the most dramatic, turbulent and downright crazy summer of English cricket since the early 90s, when every summer seemed to be the most turbulent in living memory. From captaincy debates to endless selection issues, to rows over pitches and groundsmen, to players involved in … Read More

Sport | Yorkshire flourish in Roses clash

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Yorkshire registered a comprehensive victory over their arch-rivals Lancashire at the Roses Match in Old Trafford and consolidated their lead at the top of LV County Championship Division One as they are firmly in the race for their first four day title since 2001. The thumping victory by an innings … Read More

Sport | Resurgent England hope to keep that winning feeling

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After completing a stunning turnaround and winning three Tests on the bounce, England managed (somehow) to take the series against India 3-1. After this triumph, that at some points looked very hard to imagine indeed, thoughts now turn to the shorter format of the game, specifically the five match one-day … Read More

Sport | England romp to victory but can’t get too carried away

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What a difference a few weeks can make; after a humiliating loss at Lords to  tourists India and a deeply disappointing draw, where England somehow managed to snatch a draw from the jaws of victory, the pressure was rising on Cook and his company of under performers. Now there seems … Read More

Sport | England storm to victory

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England picked up where they left off with a crushing victory over India at Old Trafford. After levelling the series with a 266 run win at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, both teams knew that they could take a giant step towards wrapping up the series by taking the encounter … Read More

Sport | England’s Young Lions finally roar

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Alistair Cook must have felt blessed, sweet relief when Moeen Ali took the wicket of Pankaj Singh (who, incidentally, must rank as one of the unluckiest bowlers in his first test ever) on Thursday morning in Southampton to tie up a spectacular, wonderful Test match victory for his beleaguered England … Read More

Sport | England with much to ponder

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Given the amount at stake, Lord’s seemed surprisingly subdued as the final day’s play began. Maybe this was just in keeping with the gentility of cricket, in contrast to the unrelenting passion (and quite often aggression) of football crowds. However, it may also have been because England, despite chasing a … Read More

Sport | England agonisingly close to rescuing draw

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Test cricket is a cruel game. James Anderson, not exactly a walking wicket but not Sachin Tendulkar, had blocked 54 balls from Sri Lanka’s attack with relative ease, and was just another two away from saving the game for England, a remarkable achievement given that they started the final day … Read More