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Sam Collins: Paul Collingwood – England’s man for all formats?

December 3rd, 2009 by Sam Collins in England, Test cricket


During my hairlarious encounter with Michael Vaughan on Tuesday, I asked whether, given England’s apparent preference for five batsmen and Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott’s good form had put Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood under pressure.

Vaughan looked dismissive. “I don’t see much pressure on Collingwood with the way that he’s playing. I see them going with Trott at three, KP four and Collingwood at five, with Ian Bell the man to miss out unless they go with six batters.”

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Edward Craig: Sehwag and Test cricket’s children

December 3rd, 2009 by Edward Craig in Test cricket, sri lanka


Every young cricketer is someone else, we all know this. The players we mimic inspire us. They cause sibling arguments: “I’m Botham.” “No, I am.” “No, you’re rubbish, you can’t be Botham. You’re David Capel.” Tears.

Now, as an adult, you can keep those dreams but without the arguments. So, along with the whole of India, today I am Virender Sehwag.
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Vaughan: My Profile’s Growing Back Already

December 3rd, 2009 by Alan Tyers in Alan Tyers, Miscellaneous


Michael Vaughan was all smiles as he signed up to be the new face of Advanced Media Profile Growth Studios.

“I first noticed that I was starting to lose my profile when I resigned from being England captain,” says Vaughan.

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