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    Football holds the key to cricket’s UK audience

    A survey by the ECB, England cricket’s governing body, at the end of 2014 revealed that participation in the sport at a recreational level is low. Kid...

  • MS Dhoni briefly took India to the top of the ICC Test rankings, but his failures outside of India were marked

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    Having made his ODI debut for India in December 2004, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mahi as he is fondly known, never looked back. The only thing he knew was ...

  • Kumar Sangakkara has added The Cricket Blog's Player of the year to his list of prestigious awards

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  • Younis Khan is an undoubted legend of Pakistani cricket

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    We often talk about legends. There are many explanations about what constitutes a legend, but one thing is for sure – they stand the test of time and ...

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