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Cricket in England

England's James Anderson denies Champions Trophy ball tampering

James Anderson insisted the ball had lost its shape. Photo: AFP

England strike bowler James Anderson has rejected claims from former captain Bob Willis that a ball was tampered with during the hosts' Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka at the Oval on Thursday.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 4:35am

England coach Ashley Giles says ball was 'out of shape,' not tampered with, at Oval match

Umpire Aleem Dar (left) with England captain Alastair Cook after the umpires changed the ball at the England-Sri Lanka match. Photo: AFP

Former captain Bob Willis told Sky Sports on Friday that the ball was changed during England's Champions Trophy defeat by Sri Lanka at the Oval on Thursday because it had been tampered with.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

Wisden warns of 'routine' Ashes

England team celebrates after defeating Australia in the 2010-11 Ashes series. Photo: AFP

The 150th edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack published yesterday warned that the Ashes would be "stretched to their limit" as a result of numerous upcoming series between England and Australia.

11 Apr 2013 - 4:29am

Cook gives moral win to NZ after tense draw

England's Monty Panesar dives to the safety of the crease during the fifth day of the third test against New Zealand at Eden Park yesterday. The match was drawn. Photo: AFP

England started the series ranked second in the world to New Zealand's eighth placing, and despite none of the three tests producing a result, New Zealand dominated the series.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:27am

Short Sport, March 7, 2013

Defending champion Li Xuerui suffered a stunning defeat yesterday when she lost in the first round of the All-England Open.

7 Mar 2013 - 3:42am