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Kiwi Challenge Continues

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David Grant 22/02/2013 New Zealand v England England have resumed the second leg of their tour of New Zealand in the one day format and on Wednesday morning clawed their way back into contention with an impressive win against the black caps in Napier. Last Friday England comprehensively overhauled New … Read More

Double or Nothing for Clarke

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LS Sport’s Sam Heath takes stock of Michael Clarke’s phenomenal achievement… Australian captain Michael Clarke put his name into the record books this week by becoming the first man to score four double centuries in a calendar year when he scored 230 against South Africa in Adelaide. To put this into … Read More

A Leeds Student's Take on the Test

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LS Sport’s Joshua Edwards decided to stay up for every ball of England’s first Test against India. Here’s his tale of cricket, commitment and caffeine… A 4am alarm. Just as many of my fellow students are finishing a night out on the town, I’m crawling out of bed to make a … Read More

England goes nuts for KP return

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After a bitter and all-too-public debacle, Kevin Pietersen will this week hold a ‘re-integration’ meeting with the national set-up in time for this winter’s tour of India. The South African-born batsman has committed himself to the England cause, saying “Playing cricket for England is the pinnacle of any career and … Read More

Gayle force Windies threaten to blow opponents away

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The ICC World T20 final takes place on Sunday, and while England will play no further part in the tournament, the four remaining teams all stand a very good chance of claiming the title. Host nation, Sri Lanka, play Pakistan in the first semi-final on Thursday and will be hoping … Read More

England knocked off their perch

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LS Sport’s James Dutton assesses the South Africa test series and the Kevin Pietersen situation… After an absorbing, yet tragically short-lived Test Series, South Africa have defeated England 2-0 and claimed their place at the top of the ICC’s Test rankings at the hosts’ expense. Since the second day of … Read More