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Showing news for Middlesex v Durham at Lord's, Apr 19-22, 2012
Middlesex v Durham, Lord's, 4th day
Apr 22, 2012: Four wickets from Steven Finn gave Middlesex a glimpse of an unlikely victory on the final evening but after more than half a match of rain interruptions the outcome was the one that was always the easiest to predict.
Middlesex v Durham, Lord's, 3rd day
Apr 21, 2012: For a bowler intent on forcing his way back into the England side, there is no better way to catch the attention of the selectors than to bowl out the England captain: Graham Onions has dismissed Andrew Strauss twice in no time. Actually, there is a bett
Middlesex v Durham, Lord's, 2nd day
Apr 20, 2012: Graham Onions removed Andrew Strauss for a duck but Neil Dexter led a Middlesex fightback at Lord's
Middlesex v Durham, Lord's, 1st day
Apr 19, 2012: If the Lord's groundsman, Mick Hunt, had his way, there would be no championship cricket at all in April, so ending a run of low scores in cold, unsettled weather.
What Australia have not done since returning a fractured unit from India is head back to Asia to play an Asian team. Two of their major weaknesses - handling spin and reverse swing - will be tested in the UAE by Pakistan
The WICB statement should cool down emotions and allow all parties involved to take the next step forward
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The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams
Players demanding that home pitches should be prepared to favour them don't realise it's a retaliatory business
ESPNcricinfo runs the rule over the preparation of all 16 Australia players ahead of the first Test, which starts in Dubai on Wednesday