Tamim Iqbal is in good Test form

Tamim Iqbal has passed 50 in nine of his last 11 Test innings. Considering how he tends to start his innings – hacking away at every ball like he’s a Thracian gladiator de-limbing adversaries – that’s pretty remarkable. Virender Sehwag is probably a role model, but with Sehwag, you rarely

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Tibet v England match report

Ged Ladd writes: When you arrange to go on holiday to Yunnan Province in South West China, you don’t expect much in the way of a cricket experience. Daisy and I ended up in a village named Ringha in the high hills of Yunnan, otherwise known as Greater Tibet. There,

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Stephen Moore and Sajid Mahmood

Durham aren’t the only team who are currently muddling by with about one and a half batsmen. Lancashire’s current mediocrity is largely due to a batting order that starts at six with Steven Croft and ends at seven with Glen Chapple. Actually, that’s not fair. Sajid Mahmood has been playing

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Is Eoin Morgan a Test cricketer?

Eoin Morgan has been included in an England Test squad for the first time after excelling in the shorter formats. However, his first-class average is 36 – and that with a lot of second division cricket. Is he good enough to make runs in Test cricket? We tend to think

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An apology to King Cricket readers

We didn’t actually pay any attention to the cricket at all over the weekend. How should we be punished? By working as Michael Clarke’s ego masseur By working as South Africa’s actual masseur By having to share our lunch with Mark Cosgrove By being the person nominated to let Ian

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