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England make light work in wintry weather

In conditions that were more akin to the ninety-minute game at that other part of Old Trafford, Zimbabwe decided to make first use of a pitch which showed a sparse scattering of grass and then decided to register their lowest score against England

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  • Cumbes - Cricket has seen the light

    Jim Cumbes, Chief Executive of Lancashire, is enthusiastic for the lights and music which day/light play in the NatWest Series has brought to cricket

  • Flintoff puts lights on Zimbabwe

    Andrew Flintoff, who had appeared to be living for most of a week under acloud worse than even this inclement weather, hit England to victory overZimbabwe at Manchester in the NatWest Series

  • England make light work in wintry weather

    In conditions that were more akin to the ninety-minute game at that other part of Old Trafford, Zimbabwe decided to make first use of a pitch which showed a sparse scattering of grass and then decided to register their lowest score against England

  • Pressure of pace cracks Zimbabwe

    Superb English bowling, especially by the second line of Mullally and Ealham, caused Zimbabwe to crack under the pressure at Old Trafford

  • Old Trafford preview

    The usual cloudy skies greeted the teams at Old Trafford, and by the startthe ground was only about half-full

Number crunching

6

Alec Stewart equalled Adam Gilchrist's record of six one-day dismissals in an innings

Quote Unquote

Not bad for a fat lad

Flintoff in reference to the numerous Fat Boy and Vast Bowler headlines which have dogged him recently