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Australia Opens National Cricket Centre in Brisbane Ahead of Ashes

Hi-tech nets at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane

Australia has just opened the doors to the new National Cricket Centre in Brisbane, ahead of the first test against England in the Ashes tournament. Queensland’s Premier, Campbell Newman, officially opened the $29 million high performance cricket training facility at the Allan Border Field in Albion, with the help of Australian captain Michael Clarke and other cricketers including Greg Chappell ...

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Ashes 2013: Onions Called In to England Squad for Fourth Test

England has called Durham pace bowler Graham Onions into their 13 man squad ahead of Friday’s Ashes 2013 Fourth Test match against Australia at his home ground in Chester-le-Street. Chris Tremlett, who narrowly missed out on the Old Trafford test remains in the squad, while spinner Monty Panesar and batsman James Taylor have been dropped, England Coach Andy Flower confirmed ...

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Cricket: England Retain the Ashes in Manchester Rain

The Ashes Urn, which England regained this evening

Despite an Old Trafford performance from Australia which hinted at an Investec Ashes comeback, England’s cricket team have retained The Ashes after rain in Manchester meant there was barely any play on the fifth and final day. The resulting draw meant England – who led 2-0 going into this the third Ashes 2013 test match – can not be topped ...

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Aussie Cricketers to Play on Thames

Shane Watson and team mates at Edgbaston ealier in June.

Cricketers from the Australian Ashes Squad will have a training session with a difference on Thursday 20th June 2013 when they bob down the Thames on a special floating pitch. Michael Clarke, Shane Watson, Chris Rogers, James Faulkner and Mitchell Starc will play under the shadow of the Tower Bridge from 4pm at Butler’s Wharf Pier. The event has been ...

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Celebrity Cricket League 2012: Kerala Strikers v Mumbai Heroes, January 22 2012

The second annual Celebrity Cricket League – which combines two of India’s most popular forms of entertainment, Cricket and Film – continues on the evening of Sunday 22 Janauary 2012, as new team, the Kerala Strikers, are to face the Mumbai Heroes. Mumbai heroes are led by captain Suniel Shetty and vice captain Ritiesh Deshmukh, in a team which also ...

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Cricket: Pakistan Overtake Sorry England on Second Day of First Test in Dubai

Pakistan have made relatively light work of England’s 192 All Out to move to 231 for 4 half way through the second day of the first test between the two nations in Dubai. On the opening day, England showed, not for the first time, their susceptibility to spinners outside of their home nation, as seven of their batsmen were dismissed ...

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Cricket: India Gain Opening ODI Win Over England, with 126 Run Victory in Hyderabad


India went some way to exorcising the ghosts which lingered following their torrid tour to England, by producing an excellent all-round performance in Hyderabad to defeat England by 126 runs, in the opening One Day International match of their five day series, on Friday 14th October 2011. Back on home soil, India shook off their batting troubles – most exposed ...

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: India Win Mumbai Final from Sri Lanka

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

India have won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 – their first World cup victory for 28 years – after they defeated Sri Lanka in a home final at Mumbai. The Indian captain, Dhoni (91), brought up the victory with a maximum six runs as he smashed the ball into the stands, in the process taking the score to 277 ...

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