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How accusations of ball-tampering led to a first in Test cricket
It will be a pleasure to return to the majesty of Test cricket after the frenzy of the football, writes Mike Marqusee in The Hindu .
In selecting Chris Read ahead of Geraint Jones for tomorrow's third Test against Pakistan, England have given him his third, and probably final, chance to prove that he can become an international cricketer, writes Angus Fraser in The Independent
To blame Hair for not having the perfect response to an unprecedented event or to play down the seriousness of Inzamam’s behaviour is fatuous , says Martin Samuel in The Times .
The ICC has come under fire at the weekend for its handling of the row that followed the Oval Test.
"Non first-class cricket in Pakistan has been played with a tape ball in every galli (lane) and rural field for 20 years," writes Osman Samiuddin in The Guardian
In The Daily Telegraph , Andrew Baker states that the reaction had the ball-tampering accusations been made against an English player would have been far less dramatic.
Sky Sports is generally reckoned to have done a decent job replacing Channel 4 in covering the cricket in England in 2006
Matthew Hoggard has been spending time in an oxygen chamber to speed up his recovery from a hand injury