Pakistan court controversy again

When News of the World broke its story of  ‘spot fixing’ on Sunday, it was difficult to know what to think. Where do you begin with such allegations? Why has this happened? What of those involved?...

The Cricket Blog meets Andrew Flintoff

The Cricket Blog meets Andrew Flintoff at the Daytona go-kart track at Sandown racecourse. He is a brand ambassador for Shell, the oil and petroleum giant, and its new Fuel Save petrol. He’s standing...

Muralitharan to call it a day

The leading wicket taker in the history of Test and One Day International cricket is set to retire from the game. Muttiah Muralitharan has served Sri Lanka spectacularly ever since his international ...

Champions of Chennai murder moronic Mumbai

It had all been so simple for Mumbai Indians. They cruised to the top of the group stage of IPL 2010 and brushed aside Royal Challengers Bangalore with ease in the semi-final. One more performance an...
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Brutal Pollard inspires Mumbai

Kieron Pollard thumped Mumbai Indians into Sunday’s IPL final at the expense of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first IPL semi-final in Mumbai on Wednesday evening. Early wickets had threate...
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IPL semi-finals: preview and predictions

The third edition of the Indian Premier League reaches its knock-out stages this Wednesday as Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Mumbai Indians for a place in the final. The second semi-final on Thu...