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Marsh and Lyon script their Second Act

Marsh and Lyon script their Second Act
Talking to the camera at the midpoint of 24 Hour Party People, Steve Coogan sets the scene for the reinvention of Factory Records and New Order after the death of Joy Division's Ian Curtis: "F. Scott Fitzgerald said there are no second acts in American lives. Well, this is Manchester, and we do things differently…

De Villiers rallies around team-mates after ‘softies’

De Villiers rallies around team-mates after ‘softies’
AB de Villiers has defended his team-mates, whose nine wickets fell for 91 runs, leaving his contribution of 71 not out as the only score of significance on an otherwise humbling scorecard. While de Villiers conceded that "the deficit (of 189) looks really bad," he maintained that South Africa were "not far off," matching Australia's…

Australians give a XXXX as they ambush stump microphone

Australians give a XXXX as they ambush stump microphone
3:16 A collection of some of the best on-field chatter from the recently-concluded limited-overs series Having requested that stump microphones be turned down when the ball is dead - in accordance with ICC guidelines - during the Test series with South Africa, Australia's players have sought to keep them down by using ambush marketing tactics…

Test-nation gravitas spices up World Cup Qualifier

Test-nation gravitas spices up World Cup Qualifier
Late summer rains have blanketed all of Zimbabwe in the week leading up to the World Cup Qualifier. It's the sort of moody weather that will add a little more drama to the beginning of a journey for ten teams who all believe they are in with a shot at the final. This will be…

Test-nation gravitas spices up World Cup Qualifiers

Test-nation gravitas spices up World Cup Qualifiers
Late summer rains have blanketed all of Zimbabwe in the week leading up to the World Cup Qualifiers. It's the sort of moody weather that will add a little more drama to the beginning of a journey for ten teams who all believe they are in with a shot at the final. This will be…

What is the World Cup Qualifier?

What is the World Cup Qualifier?
The World Cup Qualifier begins in Zimbabwe on Sunday and will continue across Harare, Bulawayo and Kwekwe until March 25. Here is everything you need to know about it. So, not the World Cup right? No. It's the World Cup Qualifier. Why should I care? Because this tournament cuts right to the heart of the…

11th Match (D/N), Pakistan Super League at Sharjah, Mar 2 2018...

11th Match (D/N), Pakistan Super League at Sharjah, Mar 2 2018 | Match Summary | ESPNCricinfo
4.18pm We will start in a couple of mins. Just as the players come on, the drizzle returns. The players troop off. It's going to be that sort of a day. Malik and Sanga wait near the edge of the boundary as overs get docked. 4.15pm The two umpires are out for an inspection. It's…

AUS 300/8 (101.4 ov, MR Marsh 60*, KA Maharaj 4/103)...

AUS 300/8  (101.4 ov, MR Marsh 60*, KA Maharaj 4/103) – Lunch | Match Report | ESPNCricinfo
Innings end Australia 351 (M Marsh 96, Smith 56, Warner 51, Maharaj 5-123, Philander 3-59) v South AfricanLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Mitchell Marsh fell four short of what could have been his second Test hundred in consecutive innings as Australia were dismissed for 351 on the second day at Kingsmead. Keshav Maharaj finished the…

‘You get remembered for how many Tests you’ve played’ – Bairstow

‘You get remembered for how many Tests you’ve played’ – Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow has fought tooth and nail to establish himself as a white-ball cricketer for England, but it's his Test career that will leave a legacy. After seemingly forever being around one-day squads with just the occasional appearances to show for his efforts, Bairstow is now forging a role as opener in the 50-over side.…

3rd ODI (D/N), England tour of Australia and New Zealand at...

3rd ODI (D/N), England tour of Australia and New Zealand at Wellington, Mar 3 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo
Big Picture We now have a best-of-three one-day series. If there was any venue in the country where New Zealand could go to try and wrestle back the advantage, it would probably be the Westpac - or the Cake Tin as it is known. England have played four ODIs here and never come close to…

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ recap: April is praying less and partying more

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ recap: April is praying less and partying more
Attachment is the name of the game on tonight’s episode. Each of our Grey Sloan Memorial favorites has intangibly tethered themselves to something (or someone) in efforts to salvage relationships, reputations, and peace of mind. Also, viewers spent the hour growing increasingly attached to Station 19’s Andy Herrera (Jaina Lee Ortiz), who was introduced to…

‘Supernatural’ recap: Bizarro-world Bobby’s back

‘Supernatural’ recap: Bizarro-world Bobby’s back
Well, this is a side of Castiel we haven’t seen in a while. The celestial soldier’s back, and he’s through with waiting. But first, to Apocalypse World, where Zachariah’s torturing Jack with visions of his powers failing as Sam and Dean beg for their lives and burn to death. As upsetting as this is, it’s…