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Stopgap captain could be perfect for England after Joe Root’s overdue exit | Vic Marks
ECB shouldn’t be afraid of appointing a short-term leader who can steer the side through a challenging summer

Vic Marks

16, Apr, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Joe Root should resign but finding his England replacement is not easy | Vic Marks
West Indies series defeat could be final straw for Root and now England must be more flexible in approach to captaincy

Vic Marks

27, Mar, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Tributes paid to Shane Warne after cricket great’s death – as it happened
Tributes and reaction following the death of the former Australia bowler Shane Warne

Emma Kemp, Niall McVeigh, Luke McLaughlin and Gregg Bakowski

05, Mar, 2022 @4:59 AM

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Behind Rod Marsh’s abrasive front lay a thoughtful, humorous man | Vic Marks
Australia’s great wicketkeeper was warm and generous to 95% of the people he met and ought to have captained his country

Vic Marks

04, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Warne was the greatest spinner I’ve seen and an incredibly generous cricketer | Vic Marks
Shane Warne’s reputation as a cavalier cricketer, on and off the field, is justified but is not the whole story

Vic Marks

04, Mar, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Last post: dry eyes and an empty page, but after 31 years it is a fond farewell | Vic Marks
From a Jamaican debut to an empty Lord’s in 2020 the job has changed so much but I always did struggle for an intro

Vic Marks

23, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Trouble on tour? Cricket is in better shape now if the players are being listened to
‘Player anxiety’ was central to curtailment of England’s South Africa tour whereas in bygone days any welfare concerns would have been swept under the carpet

Vic Marks

08, Dec, 2020 @6:00 PM

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The Spin | From Bob Willis to Barnard Castle, cricket books to lift our spirits
In the absence of anything to watch we have needed cricket books more than ever this year, and publishers have obliged

Vic Marks

08, Dec, 2020 @11:09 AM

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Burdened by genius: Maradona reminds us how peaking young brings its problems | Vic Marks
Following a Mexico 86 or Headingley 81 can be challenging for superstars, which might be why so many top coaches come from a lower rung

Vic Marks

30, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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England's T20 top-order batting strength is 'frightening', says Jason Roy
T20 opener Jason Roy has said the strength of England’s top order is ‘frightening’ and the side are in a great position for next year’s World Cup

Vic Marks

25, Nov, 2020 @1:01 PM

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Chris Silverwood says Jos Buttler will be England's T20 opener in South Africa
Jos Buttler will be England T20 opener in South Africa despite losing that role to Ben Stokes in the IPL, says head coach Chris Silverwood

Vic Marks

24, Nov, 2020 @3:09 PM

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Ian Botham at 65: 'I was happy to play the buffoon. But I listened more than I let on'
The great all-rounder and crossbench peer chats with his former Somerset and England teammate Vic Marks

Vic Marks

24, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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