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Optimism low as England prepare for New Zealand series

Each Test series has its own character and history, and success or failure is viewed quite differently. If Ashes victory is perceived as the pinnacle of English cricketing achievement, defeat to New Zealand, fairly or otherwise, seems to consistently symbolise the gloomy depths to which the England team have sunk. New Zealand, to the cricketing […]

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England and New Zealand storm Twenty20 in shock victories

We are only a short way into this year’s World Twenty20 competition and already the tournament looks set to justify its billing as the most thrilling and explosive cricketing event of the year. With this year’s tournament hosted by cricketing behemoth India, there was always going to be a massive amount of hype involved but […]

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Cricket World Cup Preview: the Hosts

Form Devastating. Both Australia and New Zealand have been in supreme form in 50 over cricket since the World T20 in March 2014. Australia have won twelve of their eighteen games in that period, including their last seven completed games in a row, whilst New Zealand have won nine of seventeen. Australia come to the […]