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The joy of the fifth day

In this age of seemingly accelerated living underpinned by an ability to do almost anything, anywher...

A day at the Test: the first in a series of no expenses paid trips for The Cricket Blog reporters to Test matches across the ... Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

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The joy of the fifth day

In this age of seemingly accelerated living underpinned by an ability to do almost anything, anywhere, instantaneously, it is with some joy that Test cricket sticks two fingers up to the ways of mode...
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Kumar Sangakkara – more than a cricketer

Kumar Sangakkara never seemed possessed of the single mindedness of Sachin Tendulkar. Nor the absolute self-belief bordering on arrogance of Brian Lara. Nor the robotic style of Jacques Kallis. Nor t...
Yasir Shah has been the star of Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

A day at the Test: the first in a series of no expenses paid trips for The Cricket Blog reporters to Test matches across the globe. Volume 1: Sri Lanka versus Pakistan, Day Three second Test, P Sara ...
Chris Gayle's 215 against Zimbabwe is the highest score at a Cricket World Cup.

ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup so far

The 2015 Cricket World Cup is well and truly underway. At the time of writing we had 19 games in two weeks. We thought it would be an opportune moment to take stock. Stats We have had 14 centuries fr...
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...