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Some Positives from England’s First Innings

England reached 364 all out in their first innings in the 3rd Test against New Zealand at Trent Bridge. This represents an excellent recovery from the depths of 86-5 which they plumbed just after lunch on the first day. The … Continue reading

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England win 2nd Test

England completed a memorable and somewhat surprising victory over New Zealand from the last ball before tea on the fourth day of the 2nd test. Four sessions previously England had looked down and out, with their middle order being totally … Continue reading

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Fun times and Second Test

Life is currently good! Last night I enjoyed some wonderful Alsace wine with some of my best friends, and now it’s Friday. Fridays of course are always good – it’s the weekend, but today is a particularly good Friday. In … Continue reading

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IPL excitement!

Finally the Indian Premier League throws up a nail-biter with Kings XI Punjab conjuring up a 1-run win over Mumbai Indians. Mumbai had looked fairly comfortable with 3 overs and one ball left at 159-3, needing under 10 per over … Continue reading

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Conclusion of 1st Test

The Lord’s test match stuttered towards its inevitable conclusion yesterday afternoon, and New Zealand will probably take the most positives out of the match. One of their debutants, Flynn, hung around for a long time with 29 not out, giving … Continue reading

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Michael Vaughan Scores 6th Century at Lords

So Michael Vaughan, having been written off as being totally out of form and a liability in England’s top order by many a pundit, has again proved that he has what it takes to keep his place on batting ability … Continue reading

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Rain, rain

Well, I didn’t think I’d write much on this page, but I’ve been looking forward to the 1st day of the 1st Test of the English summer, and despite the fact the weather has been beautiful for ages, it’s now … Continue reading

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