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Farewell to one of Sri Lanka’s fine...

On the eve of Mahela Jayawardene’s 149th and final Test for Sri Lanka, you don’t need me to tell you...

Sri Lanka in England 2014 tour review
Angelo Mathews led hearty celebrations after Sri Lanka's first Test series win in England - a win he contributed so much to

It’s not often that a two Test series leaves you purring, but this one had a bit of everything. There was some sublime cricke...

The first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s was a first sighting of the ‘new’ England. After the winter’s disastrous Ashes tou... England stuck in a philosophical loop

Angelo Mathews led hearty celebrations after Sri Lanka's first Test series win in England - a win he contributed so much to

Sri Lanka in England 2014 tour review

It’s not often that a two Test series leaves you purring, but this one had a bit of everything. There was some sublime cricket and some awful cricket. There were umpiring howlers, there were confront...
Alastair Cook and Peter Moores have got off to a familiarly conservative start. It's like a re-run of the Strauss/Flower years...

England stuck in a philosophical loop

The first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s was a first sighting of the ‘new’ England. After the winter’s disastrous Ashes tour, this was a new beginning. A new beginning adorned with old traits. If t...
Sri Lanka celebrated their first World T20 triumph

2014 World T20 review

It came and went in what seemed to be the blink of an eye, but the World T20 provided its usual staple of intriguing results and enthralling cricket. It is the cricketing hors d’oeuvre that com...
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World T20 2014 – ones to watch

With the first phase of the tournament almost complete, the 2014 World T20 starts in earnest tomorrow when it moves onto the second group stage and introduces the top eight. Bangladesh join them, Ire...
Can West Indies retain the title they won in Sri Lanka in 2012?

World T20 2014 preview and predictions

It’s back for the fifth time. The World T20 2014 will be defended by the West Indies and hosted by Bangladesh. It’s a slightly bigger tournament this time out, and slightly longer as a result. Mercif...