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Day One: Lancashire vs. Yorkshire

Here’s a brief look back to the history of this special meeting, and in the present day, it’s advantage Red Rose as Lancashire face Yorkshire in county cricket

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Alastair Cook and the end of an era

With the retiring of Alastair Cook, Guy Williams has a look at the record-breaking England cricketer

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University of Manchester’s Women’s Cricket Club on the rise

We take a look at a small University of Manchester women’s sports team with big ambitions

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Why Virat Kohli is already better than Sachin Tendulkar

At just 28, Virat Kohli is writing his name in cricketing folklaw

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Australians and the changing faces of British sport

British elite sport has been transformed, helped in no small part by Australian coaches

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Haseeb Hameed: England cricket’s rising star

Guy Williams profiles the England Cricket team’s newest and most exciting addition

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England ODI captain refuses Bangladesh tour in security fears

After there was a terrorist attack in Dhaka, the captain has had to take into consideration his own personal safety

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The 2016 Christie Championships, Manchester

The University of Manchester will host the annual Christie Championships and will look to retain the title against Liverpool and Leeds

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Positives for England despite World T20 despair

It might have ended in defeat, but England’s World T20 brought some positives for the men

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The English ODI Revolution

In analysing the recent success of the England One Day International Team, Toby Webb asserts that the future is bright for English Cricket

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The Changing DNA of Test Cricket

Toby Webb offers an evaluation of the current state of international Test cricket

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Not giving a toss? Cricket’s pitch problems

The problems caused by cricket pitches have led to changes to a traditional element of the game