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Kumar Sangakkara salutes the crowd as he walks off for 112 in Pallekele
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Specials

    It's not the plan, stupid

Ed Smith: Good performances make all plans look good. The better team on the day always wins, irrespective of what was strategised in the dressing room

    'I'd like to have faced the West Indies quicks'

Northamptonshire's David Willey picks his ideal partner for a jungle expedition, and talks about his famous dad

    Cook and the question of loyalty in sport

Simon Barnes: Given his appalling one-day form, is it time to be disloyal and get rid of him?

    Catch the terrorists, Fletch

Fred Trueman was never short of a great retort or a tale. By Ashley Mallett

    Howdy pardner

ESPNcricinfo XI: From Botham-Willis to Wasim-Waqar, a look at the most productive bowling pairs in Test cricket

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Blogs

A Christmas miracle, only sort of

Alex Bowden: How Cook became captain and then wasn't anymore

What cricket can take from darts

Jon Hotten: It's simple, it's TV-friendly and it has a promoter who can tailor the product for its audience

The charm of the Boxing Day Test

Jonathan Wilson: It's special not just for the cricket, but also because it satisfies one of the tenets of Christmas - bringing people together

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Alastair Cook plays a leg of darts against James Anderson
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Alastair Cook plays a leg of darts against James Anderson
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Michael Carberry pivots on his left leg
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Kevin Pietersen, batting with a helmet camera, struck a half-century
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Chris Woakes played well before falling trying to up the tempo
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Amid the wreckage Joe Root played another lovely innings
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Country Fixtures Country Results
SAf Invit XI v Eng Lions at Soweto
Jan 5-7, 2015 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
1st unofficial Test: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Paarl
Jan 11-14, 2015 (10:30 local | 08:30 GMT | 03:30 EST | 02:30 CST | 00:30 PST)
England XI v Act Inv XI at Canberra
Jan 12, 2015 (10:00 local | 23:00 GMT | 18:00 EST | 17:00 CST | 15:00 PST)
England XI v PM's XI at Canberra
Jan 14, 2015 (14:20 local | 03:20 GMT | 22:20 EST | 21:20 CST | 19:20 PST)
Australia v England at Sydney
Jan 16, 2015 (14:20 local | 03:20 GMT | 22:20 EST | 21:20 CST | 19:20 PST)
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