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Sunday, 20 September 2020 14:41

Where does James Anderson rank among the greats?

If you were asked to predict James Anderson’s 600th wicket, you would have probably said it would involve an outside edge to the slip cordon, after the batsman failed to negotiate an outswinger that the 38-year-old is so famous for. The man born in Burnley has made a living out of that delivery, which is very much his stock-in-trade, and it didn’t let him down against Pakistan on a blustery afternoon in Southampton when he achieved the milestone.

Published in Culture
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 19:34

Fire In Babylon

Fire in Babylon is a 2010 British documentary film about the record-breaking West Indies cricket team of the 1970s and 1980s.

Published in Video of the Week
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 13:27

Botham: The Legend of '81

Botham: The Legend of '81 tells the simply incredible story of how Ian Botham went from national zero to hero, not once but twice. It is the most remarkable comeback story in English sporting history.

Published in Video of the Week

IN the 1980s, cricket was violent, thrilling, angry, captivating and utterly fantastic. When the mighty West Indies played England at Lord’s in June 1980 with Ian Botham, Greg Chappell, Ian Chappell
Published in Video of the Week

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