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Ashes 2017-18: Australia v England fourth Test, day two – live!

Latest updates from day two of the fourth Test at the MCGDay one report from fourth Ashes TestThe Spin’s best Test cricket XI of 2017Email Adam or tweet: @collinsadam 10.22pm GMT The MCG. The ‘G. The People’s Ground. On ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 10:23PM - Read article


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England's James Anderson 'gutted' for Tom Curran after no-ball – video

James Anderson said 'I was gutted for [Curran]. It was hard to watch the elation drain from his face seconds later when the big screen showed his foot came over the line.' Anderson said England did their best to play ent ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 9:04PM - Read article


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'Curran could have had me out, but I didn't let it go,' says David Warner – video

‘It was just one of those things where the bowler’s going to be annoyed that he overstepped the mark,’ said David Warner, who thought he was out to Tom Curran on 99 before being saved by a no ball. The pair exchanged wor ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 8:59PM - Read article


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David Warner ticks personal box with Boxing Day century against England | Adam Collins

Opener feels relief and achievement after his 21st Test ton fulfils a boyhood dream and puts Australia in control of the fourth Test in MelbourneBusy, eventful and more difficult than it appeared. It was only right that ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 4:00PM - Read article


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‘I've a new lease of life’: why women are turning to cricket in droves

Bowled over by the success of the England women’s team, thousands of women and girls have been taking up the sport this yearShilly Pancholi remembers playing cricket as a little girl. Well, more specifically, watching he ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 1:00PM - Read article


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Stuart Broad ends longest drought to show grounds for Joe Root’s faith | Ali Martin

Broad’s dismissal of Australia’s Usman Khawaja ended his wicketless spell at 69 overs as the under-fire England bowler demonstrated some much-needed threat at the MCGStuart Broad had pitched up at the MCG this week in so ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 12:34PM - Read article


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The Spin’s best Test cricket XI of 2017

From painstaking David Warner via sensational Shakib Al Hasan to rampant Kagiso Rabada, meet the top Test players of the yearJust as journalists know better than selectors, readers know better than journalists. Here then ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 11:16AM - Read article


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Missing out on Warner’s wicket was the worst feeling, says Tom Curran

• Debutant Curran exchanges words with Warner after no-ball reprieve on 99• Jimmy Anderson hits out at slow pitch after attritional first day at the MCGTom Curran endured the worst feeling he has experienced on a cricket ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 9:38AM - Read article


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Drama of Warner's Ashes century ignites Boxing Day of Australian control

Australia 244-3 v EnglandWarner looked to be trapped by debutant Curran on 99, but ball was not outIt was a curate’s egg of a day. In the first session Australia raced to 102-0, 83 of which came from David Warner’s bat; ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 7:29AM - Read article


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Perry reveals vision for women's cricket after winning ICC player of the year

Player of the year hopes T20 World Cup will be played at MCG or SCGEnvisions Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) played as stand-alone eventEllyse Perry revealed her vision for the future of Australian women’s cricket after s ...

Guardian Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 5:08AM - Read article


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Ashes 2017-18: Australia v England fourth Test, day one – live!

Updates from the opening day of the Boxing Day Test at the MCGGet in touch with Adam on email or fire him a tweet @collinsadam 11.05pm GMT And why wouldn’t they on a day like this? To the teams. Australia as named yester ...

Guardian Monday, 25th December 2017, 11:05PM - Read article


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Joe Root dismisses Ricky Ponting ‘little boy’ jibe before fourth Ashes Test

• England captain says everyone in tourists’ camp would disagree with Ponting• Root confirms ‘feisty’ Tom Curran will start Boxing Day Test against AustraliaJoe Root has dismissed Ricky Ponting’s suggestion that he has l ...

Guardian Monday, 25th December 2017, 11:05AM - Read article


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From Tyson to Warne the MCG has provided some classic Test performances | Simon Burnton

Since hosting the first ever cricket Test match in 1877 Melbourne has some great memories for England– and a few bad onesEngland have won 36.1% of their 61 matches at Trent Bridge and 36.4% of their 77 Tests at Old Traff ...

Guardian Sunday, 24th December 2017, 12:00PM - Read article


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England should not fall apart this time but are set for Melbourne gamble

Tom Curran or Mason Crane is in line for a daunting Test debut yet, unlike previous Ashes down under, the beaten tourists should stay competitiveOn tour in Australia I once asked the England manager, Doug Insole, a very ...

Guardian Sunday, 24th December 2017, 9:00AM - Read article


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Cricket Australia confirm Mitchell Starc will miss Boxing Day Ashes Test

• Ashes’ leading wicket taker ruled out due to bruised heel• Starc says he hopes replacement Jackson Bird ‘takes five for’ in fourth TestMitchell Starc will miss the Boxing Day Ashes Test in Melbourne because of his brui ...

Guardian Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 11:13PM - Read article


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Ben Stokes to get go-ahead from ECB to play in Indian Premier League

• England absentee set to be given permission to play in lucrative event• All-rounder was IPL’s highest paid overseas player in 2017 with £1.7m dealBen Stokes looks set to be given the green light to put his name into ne ...

Guardian Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 6:00PM - Read article


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Willey: Career at a crossraods

David Willey thinks his dreams of playing Test cricket are all but over as he considers a career as a limited-overs specialist.

Sky Sports Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 10:10AM - Read article


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Ben Stokes back in UK for Christmas, ending Ashes speculation

Suspended English all-rounder ends his brief stint with the Canterbury cricket club in New ZealandEngland’s hopes of winning the Ashes are gone, and so is Ben Stokes.The suspended English all-rounder has ended his brief ...

Guardian Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 2:18AM - Read article


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No rest for the wickedly fast: Mitchell Starc loth to miss Boxing Day Test

The fast bowler’s existence is a tenuous one and Australia’s fastest won’t want to risk missing out in MelbourneYou would have to chloroform Mitchell Starc to stop him playing in the Boxing Day Test. Admittedly, when you ...

Guardian Friday, 22nd December 2017, 9:00PM - Read article


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Tom Curran in line for England debut in fourth Ashes Test against Australia

• Surrey bowler could replace injured Craig Overton• England searching for right attack to take 20 wicketsTom Curran is the frontrunner to replace Craig Overton in the England team and make his Test debut at a sold-out M ...

Guardian Friday, 22nd December 2017, 5:59PM - Read article


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