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Onions saves England despite inability

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ENGLAND escaped with a draw on Sunday from the first test against South Africa.

They were indebted to Paul Collingwood and Graham Onions’ 19-ball last wicket partnership, after a collapse from 205-4 to 218-9.

Onions, though by no means the world’s worst batsmen, bats at number 11 very much on merit.

Watching tailenders bat is a spectacle unrivalled in international sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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England win the Ashes

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ENGLAND have won the Ashes, after defeating Australia by 197 runs at The Oval.

Andrew Strauss has lifted sport’s most pathetic trophy while joy erupted around him.

But England’s victory proves one thing – this Australian team must be really bad. Read the rest of this entry »

We were bad, then we were good for a bit, what are we now?

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THE waiting is over.

One of the world’s greatest sporting contests, the Ashes, begins today in Cardiff.

And even if you do not care about cricket, you have to care about the Ashes. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

July 8, 2009 at 8:43 am