Shaun Marsh in the IPL

Shaun Marsh has hit five fifties and a hundred in the IPL. He’s streets ahead of anyone else. He’s hit the most runs and he’s averaging 74.12. He’s adding to Kings XI Punjab‘s rich history of great batsmen. The best thing about Shaun Marsh is the way he’s scored his

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Bidding for Test matches

This week’s Old Trafford Test was the last there until at least 2012. Putting aside our irritation that we can’t see Test cricket at our local ground, we can see that it’s increasingly shabby and that Lancashire have been complacent about their ‘right’ to hold Tests. Only that’s not necessarily

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Daniel Flynn’s lost tooth

Jacob Oram and the short ball: You pair are going to be great friends. It may have been Daniel Flynn’s tooth that James Anderson removed with a bouncer, but Jacob Oram looked the more uncomfortable against short-pitched bowling. Of course Flynn’s bloodied mélange of flesh and teeth went way beyond

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