Neutral venues August 26, 2009

A home away from home

England will host Tests for Pakistan against Australia next summer because of the dangerous security situation

England will host Tests for Pakistan against Australia next summer because of the dangerous security situation. But will it work? Patrick Kidd has more on the Wisden Cricketer website.

If history is any guide, next summer will be one for sellers of umbrellas and mackintoshes. That is the lesson from the extremely brief record of Test matches played in England between teams who do not wear the three lions.

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