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    October 10, 2013

    Tendulkar: the greatest-ever batsman?

    Sachin Tendulkar, India’s greatest batsman, is to retire from all forms of cricket, after playing two more international...

  2. July 5, 2013

    High-end homes for cricket fans

    26 Matthew Flinders Place, Burraneer, New South Wales, Australia, A$4.5m ($4.18m) Where: On the Burraneer Peninsula, with...

  1. April 14, 2013

    Indian Premier League faces brand battle

    The sight of Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting flying through the air to take a dramatic one-handed catch brought a stadium...

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    February 4, 2013

    IPL auction: still spending

    India’s Department of Telecommunications, which saw disappointing take-up at its recent spectrum auctions, must have been...

  3. January 7, 2011

    The Ashes in statistics

    ■ England scored more than 500 in an innings four times, the first time they have done so in a Test series. ■ England’s...

  4. December 29, 2010

    English cricket rises from the Ashes

    England’s retention of the Ashes, already signed and sealed, was finally delivered before lunch in Melbourne on Wednesday....

  5. December 28, 2010

    England on course to retain Ashes

    Andrew Strauss and Matt Prior celebrate as Australian captain Ricky Ponting is bowled. The only remaining doubt was when...

  6. December 7, 2010

    England go 1-0 up in Ashes series

    “Heavy showers after midday,” said the Adelaide forecast. And it came to pass. But by that time no one in the English...

  7. December 3, 2010

    England skittle Aussies to lift sporting spirits

    A day of sporting disaster? The nation that invented football may have been humiliated in the voting to host the World Cup,...

  8. August 25, 2009

    Ponting: true ambassador of cricket

    From Mrs Penelope Visman. Sir, As an Englishwoman I am of course thrilled with the outcome of The Ashes. But with all the...

  9. August 24, 2009

    Delight, not hysteria, in Ashes victory

    As the shadows lengthened over The Oval last night, England sealed their triumph in the latest re-enactment of the...

  10. August 23, 2009

    Delight, not hysteria, in Ashes victory

    As the shadows lengthened over The Oval on Sunday night, England sealed their triumph in the latest re-enactment of the...

  11. August 6, 2009

    It’s not cricket

    The cricket authorities in England are awaiting the opening of Friday’s Test match with Australia with a mixture of...

  12. July 31, 2009

    Onions brings tears to Australian eyes

    There are people on TV and radio who are billed as experts. But the secret of cricket is that no one actually knows...

  13. July 16, 2009

    Possum play gives way to natural order

    Shortly after lunchtime at Lord’s on Thursday, the situation was as follows: England’s opening batsmen were on their way...

  14. July 13, 2009

    Battling Collingwood shows Dunkirk spirit

    The magic of the Ashes reasserted itself in Cardiff last night when England thrillingly saved the first Test against...

  15. July 12, 2009

    Battling Collingwood shows Dunkirk spirit

    The magic of the Ashes reasserted itself in Cardiff on Sunday evening when England thrillingly saved the first Test against...

  16. July 10, 2009

    Bruising encounters of the cricket kind

    There are people - in the backblocks of the Appalachians, the more profound recesses of France and maybe a few elsewhere...

  17. July 9, 2009

    Bruising encounters of the Cardiff kind

    There are people – in the backblocks of the Appalachians, the more profound recesses of France and maybe a few elsewhere too...

  18. July 7, 2009

    Ashes consolation

    Like most Lancastrians, I was not pleased when Cardiff won the bidding over Manchester's Old Trafford, an historic venue,...

  19. November 15, 2008

    Cricket braced for new world order

    When Australia's cricket team flew to India early last month they had their sights on matching one of the game's...

  20. November 14, 2008

    Cricket set for new world order

    When Australia’s cricket team flew to India early last month they had their sights on matching one of the game’s...

  21. May 31, 2008

    Round-up

    TENNIS Andy Murray's French Open challenge ended in the third round yesterday when he lost to clay-court specialist Nicolas...

  22. April 19, 2008

    McCullum opens the revolution in explosive style

    The Indian Premier League began with a spectacular opening ceremony at Bangalore yesterday, but New Zealand...

  23. March 1, 2008

    English cricket seeks to push boundaries in business battle

    The biggest names in cricket, from Sachin Tendulkar to Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne, would all be allowed to play together...

  24. March 1, 2008

    Boundaries moved to block rebel cricket bid

    The biggest names in cricket, from Sachin Tendulkar to Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne, would all be allowed to play together...

  25. March 1, 2008

    Cricket seeks to push boundaries to block rebel bid by businessmen

    The biggest names in cricket, from Sachin Tendulkar to Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne, would all be allowed to play together...

  26. February 29, 2008

    English cricket pushes boundaries

    The biggest names in cricket, from Sachin Tendulkar to Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne, would all be allowed to play together...

  27. February 25, 2008

    Round-up

    RUGBY UNION Olly Barkley showed his current employers what they will be missing next season as Bath cantered to a...

  28. February 25, 2008

    Round-up

    RUGBY UNION Olly Barkley showed his current employers what they will be missing next season as Bath cantered to a...

  29. February 22, 2008

    Indian cricket auction

    The never-forgotten shame of being picked last in childhood games is presumably unknown to the sporting elite. But this...

  30. February 21, 2008

    Indian cricket auctions

    The never-forgotten shame of being picked last in childhood games is presumably unknown to the sporting elite. But an...

  31. January 10, 2008

    Sport fans yearn for fair play - even in Australia

    International cricket tours occupy a unique place in the sporting firmament. In no other sport do national teams tour a...

  32. January 9, 2008

    Cricket fans yearn for fair play, even in Oz

    International cricket tours occupy a unique place in the sporting firmament. In no other sport do national teams tour a...

  33. November 16, 2007

    Spin wizard closes in on historic haul

    For all its recent $A2.2m ($2m) facelift, Hobart’s Bellerive Oval remains the most intimate, least assuming Test cricket...

  34. September 7, 2007

    Time for Twenty20 to be taken seriously

    International cricket’s latest tournament begins in Johannesburg on Tuesday. There’s nothing remarkable about that: the...

  35. June 20, 2007

    Essentially Group catches cricket stars

    Some of the world's leading Test cricketers yesterday found themselves under new management. Essentially Group, the sports...

  36. April 9, 2007

    SPORT

    *CRICKET The favourites Australia almost guaranteed their appearance in the World Cup semi-finals after a comprehensive...

  37. March 9, 2007

    The heart says the Windies

    Rob Steen weighs the strengths and weaknesses of the leading contenders and offers his predictions AUSTRALIA At the end of...

  38. February 10, 2007

    Collingwood inspires Lazarus-like comeback

    Some observers cheekily suggested that Paul Collingwood's MBE should be upgraded to an OBE.Skipper Andrew Flintoff hailed...

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