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ECB and Strauss in crisis talks over lack of sex scandal

The England and Wales Cricket Board has called an urgent meeting with captain Andrew Strauss over his future conduct.Sources say management are unhappy that Strauss has not upheld tradition and had a sordid sex scandal splashed in the tabloids.

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2010
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Stuart Broad accuses South Africans of ball tampering with large wooden bat

England cricketer Stuart Broad has dismissed claims that he tampered with the ball in the third test against South Africa and has turned the allegations back on the host team.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2010
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Government denies leaving Barmy Army under-equipped

can't even affford Pietersen, for heaven's sakeAs Anglo-Australian conflict over the rightful homeland of the Ashes continues to escalate, the government has been forced to deny claims that it is allowing the Barmy Army to go into the hostilities without the crucial equipment needed to secure an English victory. ‘The Aussies are armed with the very latest trumpets and cutting-edge wigs,’ lamented a sporting warrior known to his comrades as ‘Hughsie’. ‘If we’re to stand any chance against them, the MoD has to address the fancy dress shortages. We’re asking these lads to spend five days at the front line. The least they can do is give our boys the best fighting chants.’

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Posted: Aug 22nd, 2009
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Women still buying the existence of ‘cricket’

men all over the world 'in on it'As the Ashes series gets underway in Cardiff, men from the world’s cricket-playing nations are congratulating themselves on another summer in which women seem prepared to continue believing that cricket is a genuine sport. Despite the rules being understood by no one and matches taking ages to complete, having breaks for meals and being halted should the sun go in, women appear happy to let their men-folk disappear for days on end to participate in or watch absolutely nothing happening at all.

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2009
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America still making a big deal about Rounders

Sports fans around the world continue to be amazed that the United States has not yet run out of enthusiasm for the playground sport of rounders.

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Posted: Aug 16th, 2008
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