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  • Ask Steven
  • Boxing Day records at the MCG
  • Dec 29, 2013: I read that the crowd on Boxing Day at Melbourne was a world record for a cricket match. Is that right?

  • The Ashes, Fourth Test
  • Bairstow in line to replace Prior
  • Dec 25, 2013: Alastair Cook believes England's fresh start extends beyond team selection and offers opportunities to improve on all fronts

  • The Ashes
  • Battle-weary England slide again
  • Dec 6, 2013: England look jaded, joyless and over-reliant on tired players who have too many miles on the clock; it is hard to avoid the sense that their time has passed

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  • Catches win matches
  • Dec 6, 2013: In the first Ashes Test in Brisbane, 32 of the 37 wickets to fall were out caught. Is this some kind of record?

  • Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide
  • England face up to rebuilding phase
  • Dec 3, 2013: Months of planning go into each Ashes series yet, ahead of this Test, England are in the uncomfortable position of having doubts over at least three positions in their side

  • Australia v England, 1st Test, Brisbane
  • No fear for England as four in a row looms
  • Nov 20, 2013: Whatever the pitches and whatever the attacks, England appear to have the stronger side, while Australia's bluff and bluster seems a sign of insecurity

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  • And that's stumps...
  • Oct 13, 2013: Which wicketkeeper made the most stumpings in Tests?

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  • Cricket's golden oldies
  • Oct 11, 2013: Who was the oldest man to make his ODI debut for a Test-playing country?

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  • The unwanted record
  • Oct 7, 2013: Which specialist batsman played the most Tests without ever scoring a hundred?

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  • Dominic at the double
  • Oct 4, 2013: Was Dominic Sibley the youngest player to score a double-century in first class cricket?

  • The Ashes 2013-14
  • Rankin likely for Ashes, but questions remain
  • Sep 21, 2013: Debates over the identity of the second spinner, reserve wicketkeeper and reserve batsmen will occupy the minds of the England selectors ahead of the announcement of the Ashes squad on Monday

  • Eng v Aus, 4th Ashes Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
  • Lyon's simple ploy that foxed England
  • Aug 9, 2013: Nathan Lyon is not a 'modern' offspinner but his old-school values have served him well

  • England v Australia, 4th Ashes Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
  • England's self-inflicted wounds show muddled thinking
  • Aug 9, 2013: England's batsmen did not appear to know whether to stick or twist on the opening day, but should have followed the lead of their captain

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