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Lancs’ batting woes 10.05.14

Hello again! (And thoughts for the first Test) 09.05.14

England 2-0 New Zealand 09.06.13

Lord’s, day three: England 180-6 18.05.13

Lord’s, day one: England 160-4 16.05.13

England v New Zealand preview 13.05.13

Lancashire v Essex preview 06.05.13

New Zealand unfortunately are the Ashes warmup 05.05.13

Lancashire won by 14 runs 04.05.13

Lancashire v Kent preview 23.04.13

Lancashire draw with Worcestershire 15.04.13

New Zealand Test squad and EPS revealed 05.04.13

New Zealand 0-0 England player marks 29.03.13

New Zealand 0-0 England review 27.03.13

Auckland, day four: England 90-4 25.03.13

Auckland, day three: New Zealand 35-3 24.03.13

Auckland, day one: New Zealand 250-1 22.03.13

Wellington, day two: New Zealand 66-3 15.03.13

Wellington, day one: England 267-2 14.03.13

Dunedin, day three: New Zealand 402-7 08.03.13

Dunedin, day two: New Zealand 131-0 07.03.13

Swann’s elbow and England’s spinners 06.03.13

New Zealand v England preview 02.03.13

India win by eight wickets 27.02.13

New Zealand XI v England XI 26.02.13

MCC loses its mind over Steven Finn’s knee 22.03.13

It still isn’t Trott’s fault 17.02.13

Australia win the Women’s World Cup 17.02.13

England players in the IPL 15.02.13

Final round of Super Six matches 12.02.13

India drop Gambhir 10.02.13

WWC remaining possibilities 10.02.13

England in the Super Sixes 07.02.13

South Africa win by 211 runs 06.02.13

Women’s World Cup group permutations 04.02.13

Domestic T20 windows are impossible 01.02.13

Women’s World Cup preview 29.01.13

England’s IPL policy should be stricter 28.01.13

Graham Thorpe new pyjama batting coach 28.01.13

England squad for New Zealand announced 24.01.13

Suggested England Test squad 22.01.13

Compton should open in New Zealand 19.01.13

Three small things 11.01.13

South Africa v New Zealand second Test preview 10.01.13

India v England ODI preview 08.01.13

Timing of intervals 06.01.13

South Africa win by an innings and 27 runs 04.01.13

Ten best and worst moments of 2012 02.01.13

2012 XI 28.12.12

England 2012 marks out of ten 24.12.12

England end of year ‘awards’ 23.12.12

What next for India? (Part II) 21.12.12

Nagpur, day three: India 297-8 15.12.12

Nagpur, day two: India 87-4 14.12.12

Nagpur, day one: England 199-5 13.12.12

Nagpur Test preview 11.12.12

England win by seven wickets 09.12.12

Calcutta, day four: India 239-9 08.12.12

Calcutta, day three: England 509-6 07.12.12

Calcutta, day two: England 216-1 06.12.12

Calcutta, day one: India 273-7 05.12.12

Steven Finn’s knee 04.12.12

Calcutta Test preview 03.12.12

Calcutta Test pitch 01.12.12

A farewell to Ricky Ponting 29.11.12

Mumbai Test: England win by ten wickets 27.11.12

Mumbai Test, day three: India 117-7 25.11.12

Mumbai Test, day two: England 178-2 24.11.12

Mumbai, day one: India 266-6 23.11.12

England second Test selection 21.11.12

India win by nine wickets 19.11.12

Ahmedabad day four: England 340-5 18.11.12

Ahmedabad day three: England 111-0 17.11.12

Ahmedabad day two: England 41-3 16.11.12

Ahmedabad day one: India 323-4 15.11.12

England’s selection was correct 15.11.12

Chris Gayle’s irrelevant six 13.11.12

India v England preview 12.11.12

Vital Test ton for Cowan and Australia (Armchair Selector) 11.11.12

Last day of the warmups 10.11.12

Australia v South Africa preview (Armchair Selector) 08.11.12

England injury concerns 05.11.12

Second warmup selection 03.11.12

England’s selection a bit clearer 01.11.12

New ICC playing conditions 30.10.12

First match of the tour 29.10.12

Who should open for India? 28.10.12

What can be done about India? 26.10.12

No spinner in India A squad 24.10.12

England’s mystery spin problem? 23.10.12

How many spinners do England need in India? 22.10.12

BCCI still arrogant, greedy bastards; pope still Catholic 21.10.12

Lancs’ winter so far 20.10.12

New LVCC format 18.10.12

Pietersen to return 18.10.12

One more month 15.10.12

The T20 Champions League 12.10.12

A suggestion for the ECB 09.10.12

A triumph for the ECB 05.10.12

T20 World Cup Group 2 permutations 01.10.12

T20 World Cup Group 1 permutations 30.09.12

Well done the counties! 27.09.12

T20WC format 25.09.12

England performance in India 24.09.12

England still don’t need Pietersen 19.09.12

An XI in India 17.09.12

Lancashire in 2012 15.09.12

Twenty20 World Cup preview 13.09.12

T20 matches 09.09.12

Lancashire at Lord’s 06.09.12

England squad in India 02.09.12

Farewell, Straussy 30.08.12

India win by an innings and 115 runs 26.08.12

With Strauss our captain, we’ll take the urn home (Armchair Selector) 23.08.12

England 0-2 South Africa review and player marks 22.08.12

South Africa win by 51 runs 20.08.12

Lord’s, day four: England 16-2 19.08.12

Lord’s, day three: South Africa 145-3 18.08.12

Lord’s, day two: England 208-5 17.08.12

Lord’s, day one: South Africa 262-7 16.08.12

Eng v SA third Test preview 15.08.12

Probably not the end of the KP saga 13.08.12

England squad announcement 11.08.12

Time for KP to go? 09.08.12

England have lost already (Armchair Selector) 08.08.12

Headingley, day five: match drawn 06.08.12

Headingley, day four: South Africa 39-0 05.08.12

Headingley, day three: England 351-5 04.08.12

Headingley, day two: England 48-0 03.08.12

Headingley, day one: SA 262-5 02.08.12

Eng v SA second Test preview 31.07.12

Second Test squad 29.07.12

T20 finals day preview 27.07.12

WI v NZ preview 24.07.12

South Africa win by an innings and twelve runs 23.07.12

The Oval, day four: Eng 102-4 22.07.12

The Oval, day three: SA 403-2 21.07.12

The Oval, day two: SA 86-1 20.07.12

The Oval, day one: Eng 267-3 19.07.12

England v South Africa preview 18.07.12

The continuing story of Kevin Pietersen 16.07.12

LV=CC week ten roundup 15.07.12

Why are we still taking about Bopara? 14.07.12

ODI success 12.07.12

Poor preparation 05.07.12

An improvement for T20s 03.07.12

T20 format and situation 30.06.12

2012 Cowdrey Lecture 28.06.12

England v India preview 23.06.12

Squad rotation 22.06.12

Sri Lanka v Pakistan preview 20.06.12

Armchair Selector: 17,000km for five ODIs… 17.06.12

England v West Indies ratings 13.06.12

Edgbaston, day four, Eng 221-5 10.06.12

Edgbaston, day one three, WI 280-8 09.06.12

LV=CC week nine roundup 04.06.12

KP v the ECB 31.05.12

Don’t play Narine 31.05.12

Five bowlers 29.05.12

England win by nine wickets 28.05.12

Trent Bridge, day three: WI 61-6 27.05.12

Trent Bridge, day two: Eng 259-2 26.05.12

Trent Bridge, day one: WI 304-6 25.05.12

Cricket in America 24.05.12

Over-rates 23.05.12

LV=CC week seven roundup 22.05.12

England win by five wickets 21.05.12

Lord’s, day four: Eng 10-2 20.05.12

Lord’s, day three: WI 120-4 19.05.12

Lord’s, day two: Eng 259-3 18.05.12

Lord’s, day one: WI 243-9 17.05.12

Captaincy issues 16.05.12

LV=CC week six roundup 14.05.12

England v West Indies preview 13.05.12

England Test squad 13.05.12

A lucky break 12.05.12

Lancs’ season so far 08.05.12

Lancs sign Shazad 08.05.12

LV=CC week five roundup 07.05.12

Twelve Lions 04.05.12

A nail in Morgan’s coffin 02.05.12

LV=CC week four roundup 29.04.12

Armchair Selector: An Australian winter’s tale 29.04.12

Thanks, Windies 27.04.12

Congratulations, Shiv 26.04.12

Warwickshire win by five wickets 24.04.12

LV=CC week three roundup 23.04.12

Bopara is still not the answer 21.04.12

WI v Aus: Match Drawn 19.04.12

Australian fitness 17.04.12

LV=CC week two roundup 16.04.12

IPL thoughts 13.04.12

Armchair Selector: Australia win by three wickets 12.04.12

The importance of being realistic 08.04.12

LV=CC week one roundup 08.04.12

England win by eight wickets! 07.04.12

Colombo, day four 06.04.12

West Indies v Australia preview 06.04.12

Colombo, day three 05.04.12

Colombo, day two 04.04.12

Colombo, day one 03.04.12

Colombo preview 02.04.12

Sri Lanka win by 75 runs 30.03.12

Keep the faith 30.03.12

Number one? 29.03.12

Galle, day three 28.03.12

Galle, day two 27.03.12

Galle, day one 26.03.12

2012 LV= County Championship preview 24.03.12

Sri Lanka v England preview 23.03.12

There’s still football? 22.03.12

Walk when out 21.03.12

Amir’s interview 20.03.12

Hamilton preview 14.03.12

DRS in Sri Lanka 13.03.12

Still number one! 11.03.12

Dunedin, day four 10.03.12

Cricket is worse today 09.03.12

Dunedin, day one 07.03.12

New Zealand v South Africa preview 03.03.12

CB Series final preview 02.03.12

Anyone but Bopara 01.03.12

Return of the Prince 01.03.12

Pakistan v England tour review 28.02.12

I was mostly right 26.02.12

Should be a fun weekend 24.02.12

Ashes Wednesday 22.02.12

Should Ponting retire? 21.02.12

Virender Morgan 20.02.12

England win by 48 runs 19.02.12

England win by six/nine wickets 18.02.12

England win by 20 runs 15.02.12

New Zealand v England preview 14.02.12

England win by 130 runs 13.02.12

Four down, 11 to go… 12.02.12

ODI selection 12.02.12

Saturday review – 11 Feb 11.02.12

Some things I missed 09.02.12

Pakistan v England limited overs preview 08.02.12

Pakistan v England review and player marks 07.02.12

Dubai, third Test, day three 05.02.12

Pay no attention to the man in the blue shirt! 05.02.12

Dubai, third Test, day two 04.02.12

The DRS, again 04.02.12

IPL Auction 03.02.12

Endless ODI preview 03.02.12

Dubai, third Test, day one 03.02.12

Pak v Eng stats 02.02.12

It would be nice to avoid a whitewash 01.02.12

Compare and contrast 30.01.12

Pakistan win by 72 runs 29.01.12

What next for India? 29.01.12

Adelaide thoughts 27.01.2012

Abu Dhabi, day three 27.01.12

Abu Dhabi, day two 26.01.12

Abu Dhabi, day one 25.01.12

Abu Dhabi preview 24.01.12

Adelaide, day one 24.01.12

New Zealand v Zimbabwe preview 22.01.12

Saturday review – 21 Jan 21.01.12

What changes should England make? 20.01.12

Pakistan win by ten wickets 19.01.12

Dubai, first Test, day two 18.01.12

Dubai, first Test, day one 17.01.12

An idea for Test cricket 15.01.12

Australia win by an innings and 37 runs 15.01.12

Saturday review – 14 Jan 14.01.12

Waca, day two 14.01.12

Pakistan v England preview 13.01.12

12.01.12

Brief throughts 11.01.12

Morgan’s folly 10.01.12

Will England succumb to spin? 10.01.12

England win, Bresnan out 09.01.12

Cricket Australia have a new policy 08.01.12

Saturday review – 7 Jan 07.01.12

South Africa win by ten wickets 06.01.12

Australia win by an innings and 68 runs 06.01.12

I might have to go out this weekend 05.01.12

599-2 04.01.12

Sehwag is not an opener 03.01.12

SCG, day one 03.01.12

The tour starts today! 02.01.12

New Year’s Tests 01.01.12

2011 XI 30.12.11

2011: England’s dominance, India’s collapse 29.12.11

Australia win by 122 runs 29.12.11

Sri Lanka may win a Test 28.12.11

MCG, day 3 28.12.11

MCG, day two 27.12.11

The DRS must be mandatory 26.12.11

Morning at the MCG 25.12.11

Hilfenhaus plays, Christian doesn’t 23.12.11

Another stupid proposal 23.12.11

The other Boxing Day Test 22.12.11

Congratulations England! 22.12.11

Some friendly advice for Australia 21.12.11

Australia v India preview 20.12.11

Ten best sporting moments of 2011 19.12.11

Saturday review – 17 Dec 17.12.11

Australia unknown XI v Indian out of form XI 16.12.11

AM XI v England XI 16.12.11

Who is the best bowler of all time? 15.12.11

Bradman Oration 14.12.11

Pakistan v England stats 13.12.11

South Africa v Sri Lanka preview 12.12.11

New Zealand win by seven runs 11.12.11

Should Bangladesh play test cricket? 11.12.11

Saturday review – 10 Dec 10.12.11

150 all out plays 81-7 09.12.11

Test squad for UAE tour 09.12.11

Hobart preview 08.12.11

Why Phil Hughes should not be dropped 06.12.11

Australia win by nine wickets 04.12.11

Saturday review – 3 Dec 03.12.11

Imprecision 02.12.11

Australian ‘cricket’ grounds 01.12.11

Samit Patel and the IPL 01.12.11

Aus v NZ preview 30.11.11

2012 county fixtures 28.11.11

SPOTY shortlist 28.11.11

Turning pitches 28.11.11

Australia’s XII 26.11.11

Saturday Review – 26 Nov 26.11.11

Scrap ODIs? 26.11.11

A makeshift XI 25.11.11

Who are England’s best bowlers?

575-9 23.11.11

In which I am cross with the ECB 23.11.11

Lancs news 22.11.11

Don’t change the County Championship! 22.11.11

The wait for the 52nd hundred 22.11.11

Why I disagree with the ECB 21.11.11

One all going into a non existent third Test 21.11.11

It’s late and I’m tired 20.11.11

Saturday review – 19 Nov

Calypso collapso 18.11.11

Can Australia bat? 17.11.11

SA v Oz round II 16.11.11

Club v Country 16.11.11

Mustn’t laugh, mustn’t laugh… 15.11.11

A deserted Eden 14.11.11

Alternative formats for the Test Championship 14.11.11

Weekend Roundup 12.11.11

An evening with Statsguru 10.11.11

Two is not enough 10.11.11

Madness 10.11.11

Clarke and Ponting 09.11.11

SA v Aus preview 08.11.11

Disgrace 08.11.11

India are almost there 08.11.11

Minimum score? 08.11.11

Game on! 07.11.11

Last day of the series 06.11.11

Indians v Windians 06.11.11

Heartbreak 05.11.11

Fixing reactions 04.11.11

Pakistani cricket 03.11.11

It’s a fair cop 03.11.11

1-0 the Windies 02.11.11

Guilty 01.11.11

Zimbabwe v New Zealand and Pakistan v Sri Lanka predictions 31.10.11

Top ten moments of 2011 30.10.11

Three from three! 29.10.11

Let’s get this over with 28.10.11

Test match supremacy 27.10.11

The TV’s been off 27.10.11

Recap 25.10.11

Fixing a hole where the rain gets in 25.10.11

It’s almost over 24.10.11

England have won! 23.10.11

Catches win matches 22.10.11

England can relax now 21.10.11

A walk or a Trott? 20.10.11

This, that and the other 19.10.11

KHAAAAN! 18.10.11

Lunchtime thoughts 17.10.11

Delhi Belly 17.10.11

Another bloody IPL 16.10.11

New Zealand already have one crushing victory this weekend 15.10.11

India finally win one 14.10.11

Ravi Shastri to run for US President 14.10.11

The world does not end at Dover 13.10.11

Now I’m cross 12.10.11

Please don’t wake me 12.10.11

Painting testimonial pictures, oh-oh-oh-oh 10.10.11

There isn’t any cricket on right now 05.10.11

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