1. Cricket Statistics: Breaking Down England's Outdated ODI Batting Approach

    Despite recapturing a degree of previous excellence in the Test arena in the recent thrashing of India, England's one-day international approach continues to look outdated after another poor showing in Cardiff on Wednesday...

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  2. Michael Clarke's Long Layoff Will Prove Beneficial for the Australian Captain

    The last time Michael Clarke was spotted on a cricket field, he was celebrating Australia's dramatic victory over South Africa in Cape Town that secured a 2-1 series triumph for the visitors...

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  3. How Potential Transfer of Xabi Alonso to Bayern Munich Affects Real Madrid

    At what point do similar events become an identifiable trend? In the wake of Angel Di Maria's departure to Manchester United , Xabi Alonso also appears set to flee the Bernabeu , ready to switch from Real Madrid to Bayern Munich...

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  4. Why James Rodriguez Will Benefit Most from Angel Di Maria's Real Madrid Exit

    As Angel Di Maria's switch to Manchester United neared on Tuesday, Marca's Marcos Lopez proclaimed that " Real Madrid are the only short-term winners" in the Argentinian's move to Old Trafford...

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  5. Power Ranking the Test Cricket Nations: August 2014

    Welcome to our power rankings for the nations of Test cricket for the month of August, where we rank all 10 sides based upon a combination of their ICC Test ranking and recent form...

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  6. How Real Madrid Must Adapt After Transfer of Angel Di Maria to Manchester United

    One would imagine that only the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford could cause the sort of stir capable of stripping every single letter "R" from the Manchester United superstore...

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  7. Cristiano Ronaldo Goal vs. Cordoba Can't Mask Lingering Knee Injury Concerns

    Real Madrid push forward in the 86th minute. Toni Kroos plays the ball into the feet of Cristiano Ronaldo ...

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  8. Real Madrid vs. Cordoba: How Los Blancos Will Line Up in La Liga Game

    Real Madrid begin their 2014-15 La Liga campaign with a clash against top-flight newcomers Cordoba at the Bernabeu on Monday night...

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  9. NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    The NatWest T20 Blast concludes this weekend, with Surrey, Birmingham Bears, Hampshire and Lancashire all set to descend on Edgbaston for the three-match final day to decide the title...

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  10. Why Real Madrid Must Fend off Reported Man Utd Transfer Move for Xabi Alonso

    Quickly run your eyes over Real Madrid 's Super Cup squad from Tuesday night. What do you notice? Your focus will probably dart to that extraordinary front three of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 10 days ago 5,084 reads 11 comments

  11. New Luka Modric Deal Indicates Stable Presence in Evolving Real Madrid Midfield

    With Real Madrid 's midfield in a state of flux amid the arrivals of James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos , the news of Luka Modric 's contract extension at the ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 11 days ago 4,401 reads 3 comments

  12. Real Madrid Still a Work in Progress Under Carlo Ancelotti Heading into 2014-15

    There were brief moments in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday night in which Real Madrid displayed glimpses of their devastating potential for the season ahead...

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  13. Trent Bridge to the Oval: How England and India Played a Game of Trading Places

    " It is an amazing turnaround," Alastair Cook said  in the warm glow of victory after the fifth Test at The Oval. He was only talking about England. But he could have been talking about India, too...

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  14. Mahela Jayawardene in Numbers: Breaking Down the Career of Sri Lanka's Legend

    Mahela Jayawardene 's Test career concluded in style on Monday, as Sri Lanka celebrated a 105-run win over Pakistan in Colombo to secure a 2-0 series victory...

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  15. Ranking the Top 25 Players from the 2014 Caribbean Premier League

    The 2014 edition of the Caribbean Premier League concluded on Saturday night, with the Barbados Tridents emerging triumphant from a rain-affected final against the Guyana Amazon Warriors...

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  16. Why Real Madrid Should Accept Manchester United's Offer for Angel Di Maria

    With Manchester United seemingly ready to splash the cash, Real Madrid are in a very unique situation with Angel Di Maria...

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  17. Is Carlo Ancelotti Engaging in Transfer Games with Khedira, Di Maria Claims?

    " Nothing has changed," Carlo Ancelotti told reporters in Warsaw, where Real Madrid were visiting for a friendly with Fiorentina on Saturday night, per the Daily Mail ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 14 days ago 21,056 reads 53 comments

  18. How Possible Transfer of Sami Khedira Would Affect Real Madrid

    Left out of Real Madrid 's squad for the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday, Sami Khedira cut a forlorn figure as his teammates celebrated their first title of the season with a victory over Sevilla in Wales...

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  19. England vs. India, 5th Test: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    The fifth and final Test of the summer between England and India begins at the Oval on Friday, with the home side holding a 2-1 advantage over the visitors after consecutive victories in Southampton and Manchester...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 17 days ago 1,145 reads 2 comments

  20. Toni Kroos Will Light Up Real Madrid, but James Rodriguez May Need Time

    Transfer fees have a habit of clouding judgment. Now regularly exorbitant monstrosities, the vast figures that linger over modern footballers warp our expectations, muddying our ...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 18 days ago 15,823 reads 12 comments

  21. Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale Fire Early Warning to Real Madrid Rivals

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is, at the very least, a polarising figure. For some, his unrivaled extravagance aligns seamlessly with the essence of Los Blancos, while ...

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  22. Creating a Plan for India to Beat England in 5th Test and Level Series

    Just 21 days ago, MS Dhoni's India ripped through a feeble England on the final afternoon at Lord's, riding an unforgettable spell from Ishant Sharma to grab both a 95-run victory in the second Test and what seemed like a firm grip on the series...

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  23. How Real Madrid Would Replace Manchester United Transfer Target Angel Di Maria

    New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has dropped the most obvious hint yet that Real Madrid 's Angel Di Maria is in his sights...

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  24. Why Real Madrid Should Not Sell Loose Cannon Pepe

    When Real Madrid were negotiating with Monaco for the signature of Colombian sensation James Rodriguez, the Spanish daily  AS , as relayed by Inside Spanish Football , reported ...

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  25. Can India Stop Varun Aaron's Talent as a Fast Bowler Going to Waste?

    " Imagine being able to bowl that ball just once in your life," ESPN Cricinfo's Jarrod Kimber remarked on Twitter ...

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