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A Surrey win and Glamorgan six-fest among T20 Blast best bets

A Surrey win and Glamorgan six-fest among T20 Blast best bets

Take a peak at our three best bets for the T20 Blast quarter-final stages

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Ed Hawkins on England v India: The draw price is right but for the wrong reason

Ed Hawkins on England v India: The draw price is right but for the wrong reason

Our cricket correspondent crunches the numbers and reveals how many Test sides win, lose or draw after posting, and conceding, 500 or more in the first innings…

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Ditch Sharma for India’s bowling heartbeat in the Third Test

Ditch Sharma for India’s bowling heartbeat in the Third Test

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has filled his first-innings boots in the series so far

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Ditch Sharma for India’s bowling heartbeat in the Third Test

Ditch Sharma for India’s bowling heartbeat in the Third Test

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has filled his first-innings boots in the series so far

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England v India Third Test Betting: Value to be found in top batsman markets

England v India Third Test Betting: Value to be found in top batsman markets

Ed Hawkins is swerving the match odds, which he thinks are about right after the tourists took a 1-0 lead in the five-Test series, and instead picks out two batsmen to shine at the Ageas Bowl, from Sunday…

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Crunch time for Alastair Cook and Co.

Crunch time for Alastair Cook and Co.

Alastair Cook’s goose wasn’t cooked this week but he needs a big score against India to get the critics of his back.

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Next England Captain: Bell favourite to replace under pressure Cook

Next England Captain: Bell favourite to replace under pressure Cook

Alastair Cook was named captain for the Third Test in Southampton this Sunday but is he clinging on by his fingernails after leading England to 10 Tests without a win and talk has turned to potential replacements. Dan Thomas runs through the runners an…

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England’s new wicketkeeper can prolong Cook’s reign in 3rd Test

England’s new wicketkeeper can prolong Cook’s reign in 3rd Test

England’s new wicketkeeper can prolong Cook’s reign in 3rd TestJos Butler’s explosive innings of 121 against Sri Lanka showcased his batting talents

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Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Oliver Yew looks at the leading contenders should the ECB start the search for a new captain

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Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Is Alastair ‘Cook’ed? 4 contenders for the England captaincy

Oliver Yew looks at the leading contenders should the ECB start the search for a new captain

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England v India 2nd Test Review – Lots of question marks for England

England v India 2nd Test Review – Lots of question marks for England

Anyone who sat and watched the debacle of England’s demise in the second test will know big changes will need to be made. Alex Johnson takes us through what happened…

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Ed Hawkins: Anderson and Broad to blame for England loss

Ed Hawkins: Anderson and Broad to blame for England loss

Our cricket correspondent argues that England’s woes are chiefly down to their senior bowlers being unable to bowl the right line and length on a helpful pitch

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Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Cook now 11/4 not to be captain for third Test with Morgan 8/1 to be next skipper

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Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Vaughan backs Morgan for captaincy as Cook and England fail again

Cook now 11/4 not to be captain for third Test with Morgan 8/1 to be next skipper

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England v India: Dhoni’s men odds-on for series victory after Lord’s win

England v India: Dhoni’s men odds-on for series victory after Lord’s win

India have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match series against England after completing a thoroughly deserved victory at Lord’s this afternoon. Dan Thomas takes a look at the markets…

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Best bets for Second Test: Bank on Root to ton up again

Best bets for Second Test: Bank on Root to ton up again

Alastair Cook to fail in an England win complete our round up of profitable Lord’s bets

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England v India Second Test Betting: Another run fest likely at Lord’s

England v India Second Test Betting: Another run fest likely at Lord’s

Ed Hawkins previews game two at Headquarters, which starts on Thursday, and says those hoping for a result pitch could be disappointed…

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The pressure keeps ratcheting up on Alastair Cook

The pressure keeps ratcheting up on Alastair Cook

Being captain of your country should be one of the proudest moments in anyone’s sporting life but for Alastair Cook, that pressure just keeps building. Alex Johnson looks at the second test.

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JULY 16: ALL OTHER SPORTS TIPS

JULY 16: ALL OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE Tour de France continues to throw up thrills and spills and we’re counting down to the start of The Open at Hoylake on Thursday. Ace Venturer has put up expert golf tips but the ones I’m following are US Open champion Martin Kaymer – and not just because he has a Clydebank caddie – [...]

Ed Hawkins: Life’s a pitch but England and India have forgotten how to win

Ed Hawkins: Life’s a pitch but England and India have forgotten how to win

In the wake of the stalemate at Trent Bridge, our cricket correspondent concedes that the pitch was a dud but says the Test still exposed insecurities in the two teams. He is also aghast at the return of Simon Kerrigan to the international arena…

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