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Preview: the 2015 Cricket World Cup

The MCG will host the final, and expects a record crowd for the game against England. Photo: Prescott Pym

The 2015 cricket World Cup is set to be the closest ever, when the first ball is bowled tonight. There are a handful of teams which all have the potential to lift the trophy, but what can you expect from the tournament?

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Guest blog: A day at Lord’s

The teams preparing for the big match. Image: Daniel Baker

In my 22 years of life, I had never been to the home of cricket until Saturday.

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Why England lost the Ashes


Written by James Price It was a humiliating series for England. The Linc takes a look at why everything went so badly. 

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The Linc Ashes Preview


Written by James Price Can England retain the Ashes again after a 3-0 victory over Australia in the summer? It will certainly be tougher than in 2011/2012 when England were at the peak of their powers.

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Weather gods smile down on England

Michael Clarke's top scored with 187. Photo: nicer (via Flickr)

Well, the whitewash talk was premature but the way the 3rd test was going, England will be delighted they have escaped Old Trafford with a draw to retain the ashes. Michael Clarke top scored with 187. Photo: nic_r (via Flickr) The victories at Trent Bridge and Lords and the draw at Old Trafford have guaranteed […]

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England dominate poor Australia

The England cricket team won their first test series in India for 27 years. Photo: Gareth Williams

Alistair Cook may do well to get down to his local hardware store and acquire some Matt white paint and a roller, because this could be a whitewash.

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Lords: we’ve only just begun

Kevin Photo: cormac70 (vic Flickr)

Cantering on, this rivalry of all rivalries reaches what can be considered the tournament proper.

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England claim victory in first Ashes test

England on the way to victory in the first test. Photo: gingerchrismc (via Flickr)

The first test of the 2013 Ashes has proved to the world that Test Cricket is alive and definitely kicking. England and Australia toiled away at Trent Bridge for 4 and half days with the advantage swinging from side to side throughout the test.

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The Ashes: can England continue Britain’s summer of sporting success?

Well, you may think, surely 2013 cannot possibly eclipse the summer of 2012? With the European Champions and the London Olympic and Paralympic games, you’d probably be right, but as we’ve  already seen with Justin Rose at the US Open, the Lions in Australia and Andy Murray at Wimbledon, that this summer appears to be […]

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Gayle force: Chris Gayle’s magical innings


Chris Gayle scored the fastest century in cricket history on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013. Max Mclean reports.

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