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Moeen Ali has confidence, but haven’t we seen it all before?

Worcestershire spin-bowler Moeen Ali is almost certain to make his England debut this week as the national side resume battle with Sri Lanka in a 2-Test series. His reaction to the step-up to Test level has been a confident one … Continue reading

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Fixtures 4/8/13 – Final day of the World Games and World Aquatic Champs

On the face of it, there isn’t much going on this Sunday. In fact, it’s been a slow weekend for sport. Sure, we saw the start of a new Championship season in the football but, when it comes to truly … Continue reading

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India continue to struggle against all of England’s cricket teams

England’s one day side gave new coach Ashley Giles a fantastic opening match by beating India at home and ending their 13-match losing run. The signs were looking bad over the last week, as England fell in consecutive warm-up matches … Continue reading

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Cricket: England struggle in India but the fight is not over

It all looked over for England already during day 1 of the final Test in India, but a strong and steady partnership of Matt Prior and new boy Joe Root leave them in a relatively safe position. England went into … Continue reading

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England’s cricketers can’t patch up one area without exposing another

It’s been a tough year for England’s cricketers and it doesn’t look like improving any time soon on the subcontinent. England’s batters, bowlers and fielders were all found out by a number of mistakes and dodgy decisions that made a … Continue reading

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Belated Wednesday 5th September 2012 action

Literally just one game of football to note on Thursday, as Oxford United beat Swindon Town 1-0. Substitute Alfie Potter scored a late 88th minute goal to take Oxford into the second round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Southern draw. … Continue reading

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