England Become Part of Test Cricket History after Losing Wankhede Test by an Innings

 December 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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England losing the Mumbai test by an innings last week has a facet, other than India’s bowling and batting domination. It was only the third time in test history that a team had lost by an innings after scoring 400 or more runs. Incidentally, England featured in all three test matches and suffered the same […]

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A well-balanced Yorkshire team deservedly seal English County Championship

 September 12, 2014   John Welsh

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By securing 10 wins in the English County Championship during 2013, Durham were able to claim the title at the expensive of neighbouring team Yorkshire who were forced to settle for the runners-up position. Twelve months further ahead, it is Yorkshire emerging as County Champions with Durham only just securing their top flight status with […]

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A ton for Sangakkara but Durham still seeking that elusive first win

 May 14, 2014   John Welsh

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Durham and Yorkshire finished first and second in the 2013 English County Cricket championship but in the early stages of the current season, the two teams have encountered contrasting fortunes. Yorkshire have assumed the leadership of the table after five matches whereas Durham are languishing in eighth position and without a win in four attempts. […]

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County Championship

International commitments could weaken Durham in 2014 County Championship

 April 16, 2014   John Welsh

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The resumption of the County Cricket season in England was greeted with centuries by both Alastair Cook and Ian Bell in the opening matches of the 16 match championship series, but for 2013 Division One title winners Durham, failure to end the last wicket partnership of Northants resulted in their four day fixture finishing in […]

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