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Why Is This ALWAYS Funny Until It’s You?

Ben Stokes takes on the bowling of Umar Gul and loses – big time. When this happens to a team-mate it is always hilarious as Joe Root proves here! When it happens to you it is a very different matter. … Continue reading

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England Win The Third Test By 141 Runs

England produced a fine bowling performance to dismiss Pakistan for 201 and seal a 141-run win in the third Test at Edgbaston. Pakistan, who were set 343 to win after England declared on 445-6, were undermined by a collapse of … Continue reading

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Root And England Have A Wonderful Saturday At Old Trafford

The Pictures Tell The Story

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As The Test Match Is A Wash-Out Let’s Get Ready For The One Day Matches

The two squads have been announced along with the fixtures. The ODI against Sri Lanka are on June 21, 24, 26, 29 and July 2. The single T20 match is on July 5. One-day squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Jonny Bairstow, Jos … Continue reading

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Joe Root: It Was Bound To Happen

After ‘Bigging‘ him up yesterday it was just a certainty. Sure enough, commentators curse, he gets a 7 ball Duck! Well, “Quack, bloody, Quack!”

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Joe Root Takes A Hat-Trick At The Player Of The Year Awards Evening

The young Yorkshire batsman won the three awards, taking the Test, limited-overs and fans’ Player of the Year gongs. Hardly a surprise but still a tremendous achievement. Root scored hundreds in both the Test against Australia at Trent Bridge and … Continue reading

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ICC World Twenty20 2016: Semi Finals

All seems better organised than the last time around as we are now down to the business end – the semi-finals. As supporters of England, we are delighted to have got this far but reality might just hit home now. … Continue reading

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World Cup Twenty20 Cricket

Tables And Fixtures The West Indies certainly did England a favour today.

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The Saturday Sports Round-Up: Cricket, Rugby And Football

Let’s start with the ODI in Port Elizabeth: A great win for England. South Africa 262-7 (50 overs): De Villiers 73, Topley 4-50 England 263-5 (46.2 overs): Hales 99, Butler 48*, Abbott 3-58 England won by five wickets So to … Continue reading

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Ben Stokes And Jonny Bairstow Put South Africa In Their Box

Stokes and Bairstow went on a run-fest today and broke record after record as they took England to 629 for 6 – declared. By that time Ben Stokes had scored 258 runs before being run-out and Jonny Bairstow had scored … Continue reading

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