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Who should be England’s no3 ?

The absence of Ian Bell and Joe Root’s understandable preference to remain at no4 has created a vacancy at the crucial number three position in England’s batting order. Two prolific county players, Nick Compton...


Beefy and the Cheese

Beefy Botham is 60! Gives all of us who hero worshipped him as youngsters a reality check. I loved him. I loved his energy and enthusiasm and his never say die attitude and his...


Wasim Akram: the fastest bowler I never saw.

If you want an example of how not to prepare to face a seriously brilliant Pakistani fast bowler, read this account of Middlesex v Pakistan at Lord’s two decades ago… (extracted from Who Wants...