Hugh Morris: Glamorgan will quieten the Ashes naysayers again

South Wales Argus: England's Hugh Morris speaks during the press conference at the Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, Australia. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday November 25, 2013. See PA story CRICKET England. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire. RESTRI

2:09pm Monday 12th May 2014

GLAMORGAN are relishing the chance to silence the doubters again when Cardiff hosts the opening Test of next year's Ashes, writes Chris Kirwan.

Giles interested in England top job

2:46pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

ENGLAND limited-overs coach Ashley Giles is "very interested" in replacing Andy Flower as team director.

Tributes paid to Tom Maynard

6:23pm Monday 18th June 2012

THE WORLD of cricket united in grief today at the death of Surrey batsman Tom Maynard, who died at the age of 23 after being hit by a train in London this morning.

Maynard's a knockout

11:10am Friday 25th November 2011

AFTER catching the eye of a legendary boxing trainer, hard-hitting batsman Tom Maynard has set his sights on impressing the England captain.

England collapse to defeat

11:59pm Sunday 25th September 2011

ENGLAND produced their worst ever Twenty20 batting display as they ended a vintage summer with a dispiriting 25-run defeat against an understrength West Indies.

Swann delighted with crushing victory

11:30pm Friday 23rd September 2011

GRAEME Swann revelled in a "dream start" as England captain as his side hammered the West Indies by 10 wickets in the first of two Twenty20 clashes at The Oval.

England triumph in Cardiff

12:05am Saturday 17th September 2011

JONNY Bairstow made an impressive international debut to help England complete a taxing run chase and wrap up a 3-0 NatWest Series victory over India in Cardiff.

India hit by Zaheer injury

9:28pm Thursday 21st July 2011

INDIA suffered a potentially crushing blow on a rain-shortened first day of the historic 2000th Test against England at Lord's, with star bowler Zaheer Khan's participation in the match in serious doubt.

Strauss left to suffer as Zaheer strikes

4:06pm Thursday 21st July 2011

ANDREW Strauss endured another failure against left-arm seam as England's slow progress continued in the historic 2,000th Test at Lord's today.

Morgan takes KP's World Cup place

3:22pm Monday 7th March 2011

ENGLAND today bade farewell to one matchwinning batsman and welcomed another after the International Cricket Council approved Eoin Morgan's return to the World Cup squad in place of Kevin Pietersen.

England seal amazing tie in Bangalore

7:38pm Sunday 27th February 2011

England and India tied one of the World Cup's greatest matches after Andrew Strauss and Sachin Tendulkar each hit scintillating centuries at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Jones warns against engaging in verbals

9:10pm Wednesday 3rd November 2010

WELSHMAN Simon Jones believes England must not get drawn into a war of words with Australia if they are to retain the Ashes this winter.

England wrap up series win in Cardiff

6:10am Wednesday 8th September 2010

PAKISTAN'S tour from hell turned even more grim in front of a sparse crowd in Cardiff last night.

First blood to England in Cardiff

12:10pm Monday 6th September 2010

THEY headed into the game with the aim of putting smiles back on the faces of cricket fans and England did just that, for a night at least, with a five-wicket win against Pakistan.

England v Pakistan – Cardiff again in the spotlight

6:20am Saturday 4th September 2010

CARDIFF is once again centre of the cricketing world… but in completely different circumstance from when Ashes fever was sweeping the nation.

Bopara snub shows strength insists Miller

6:30am Monday 26th July 2010

National selector Geoff Miller believes England’s squad for Thursday’s first Test against Pakistan is evidence of the strength in depth his side enjoy.

Glamorgan earn second victory of season

7:30pm Sunday 25th July 2010

A Jim Allenby half-century and four for 33 from Dean Cosker helped Glamorgan towards only their second Clydesdale Bank 40 victory of the season with a three-wicket success over Sussex at Swansea.

Bell steers England home

10:00pm Thursday 8th July 2010

INNINGS of contrasting style from Andrew Strauss and Ian Bell saw England to a comfortable six-wicket win in the first one-day international against Bangladesh at Trent Bridge.

Cardiff proves happy hunting ground for England once again

10:50am Friday 25th June 2010

ON an evening when the silent ‘W’ in the ECB was far from quiet in the stands, it was England that got the all important ‘W’ at Cardiff’s Swalec Stadium.

Joy for England in Cardiff

9:56pm Thursday 24th June 2010

ENGLAND eased past Australia at the Swalec Stadium this evening to go 2-0 up in the five-match Natwest Series.

Aussies are back in town

South Wales Argus: GREAT KNOCK: Eoin Morgan will hope to continue his fine form as England and Australia clash the Swalec Stadium for the first time since the dramatic Ashes Test last summer

11:20am Thursday 24th June 2010

IN some quarters there have been murmurs of discontent about the number of times England will face the Australians over the next few years.

Magic Morgan sees England home

10:32pm Tuesday 22nd June 2010

ENGLAND will head to Cardiff in fine spirits after Eoin Morgan blasted a superb century to seal a four-wicket win over Australia.

Pietersen: We won as a team

10:50pm Sunday 16th May 2010

STAR batsman Kevin Pietersen hailed his England team-mates after their ICC World Twenty20 final victory over Australia in Barbados.

Collingwood delighted with battling England

11:10pm Monday 10th May 2010

ENGLAND had to dig a little deeper to retain their winning habit at the ICC World Twenty20 today - to the delight of captain Paul Collingwood.

Collingwood hails 'versatile' Morgan

9:10pm Wednesday 5th May 2010

EOIN Morgan's latest demonstration of his talents had few consequences as England scraped through to the ICC World Twenty20 Super Eight stages with a no-result against Ireland.

Jaded Strauss to sit out tour

9:20pm Monday 18th January 2010

THE England captaincy passed temporarily from "jaded’’ Andrew Strauss to untested Alastair Cook as contingency plans were formulated for the tours of United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh.

Collingwood remaining positive

11:10pm Thursday 14th January 2010

PAUL Collingwood insisted England are still confident of victory in the final Test against South Africa despite a horror show in their first innings at The Wanderers today.

Victory is Prior-ity for England

10:40pm Monday 11th January 2010

England are determined to finish what they started in South Africa and will be happy with nothing less than a series victory after the Wanderers Test.

Miller expects thrilling finale

6:40am Monday 11th January 2010

ENGLAND'S selectors already feel vindicated by a successful tour of South Africa so far - but are anticipating a grandstand finish in the final Test.

Flower expects 'bulldog spirit'

9:30pm Friday 8th January 2010

"BRITISH bulldog’’ Paul Collingwood personifies the mettle Andy Flower hopes will help England deliver a series victory in South Africa.

Strauss salutes Collingwood and Bell

South Wales Argus: Strauss salutes Collingwood and Bell

8:10pm Thursday 7th January 2010

ENGLAND captain Andrew Strauss paid tribute to two "exceptional innings’’ from Paul Collingwood and Ian Bell as England claimed yet another famous draw in the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Onions makes South Africa weep

South Wales Argus: Onions makes South Africa weep

4:08pm Thursday 7th January 2010

ENGLAND cannot lose their Test series against South Africa after Graham Onions today relived his Centurion heroics to cling on for yet another nerve-jangling draw.

Referee to assess Broad TV footage

10:30pm Tuesday 5th January 2010

SOUTH Africa have “raised their concerns” with match referee Roshan Mahanama over “allegations about the ball” while England were fielding on day three of the third Test.

Third Test tightly poised – Cook

11:30pm Monday 4th January 2010

ENGLAND batsman Alastair Cook felt the third Test against South Africa had become a "one-innings game’’ after the second day's play.

England have reasons to ponder and party

6:10am Thursday 31st December 2009

ANDREW Strauss' England will have much to celebrate in Cape Town tonight after finishing 2009 on a new high with their innings victory over South Africa at Kingsmead.

Swann spinning in a 'dream'

South Wales Argus: IN A SPIN: Graeme Swann celebrates taking Morne Morkel

10:20am Wednesday 30th December 2009

ENGLAND'S spin hero Graeme Swann admitted he was enjoying a "dream’’ year after claiming nine wickets in his side's innings victory over South Africa in Durban today which puts them 1-0 up in the four-Test series with two matches to play.

Flower backs Cook to deliver

6:10am Thursday 24th December 2009

ENGLAND coach Andy Flower is confident he has the right men in position to raise their game when required against South Africa this winter.

Vaughan warning for trio

6:10am Friday 11th December 2009

MICHAEL Vaughan has outlined the importance of a successful tour of South Africa for under-pressure batsmen Alastair Cook, Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood.

KP enthused by golden advice from Graham

6:00am Wednesday 9th December 2009

KEVIN Pietersen is delighted to be taking the expert advice of one of England's greatest cricketers - but has decided he can get by without the latest input from another.

KP cool on hot reception

9:20pm Monday 7th December 2009

KEVIN Pietersen will be happy to carry on playing the 'pantomime villain' for South African crowds - because it makes him laugh.

Proud Colly leads England to glory

10:30pm Sunday 22nd November 2009

Paul Collingwood reflected on a "perfect and very proud’’ day after marking his record 171st England one-day international cap with a match-winning hundred against South Africa at Centurion.

Strauss ignores the hype

9:50pm Tuesday 3rd November 2009

ANDREW Strauss insists his side will remain level-headed going into their series against South Africa despite suggestions they are a team on the rise following their Ashes victory.

England axe Harmison and look to future

6:10am Friday 9th October 2009

STEVE Harmison may have bowled his last ball for England after being overlooked for the tour of South Africa.

Ponting and Watson too good for England

9:36pm Friday 2nd October 2009

ANDREW Strauss admitted England had failed to set up a winning platform as they exited the Champions Trophy with a semi-final hammering at the hands of old foes Australia.

Sporting Black Caps trounce England

10:10pm Tuesday 29th September 2009

PAUL Collingwood was the recipient of the latest act of sportsmanship at the Champions Trophy but it did not spare England from defeat at the Wanderers.

Flintoff reveals Ashes regrets

6:30am Tuesday 22nd September 2009

ANDREW Flintoff still regrets the massive isolation he felt as captain of whitewashed England on a shambolic Ashes tour which turned into a "booze cruise’’.

Strauss calls for an improvement

6:10am Tuesday 15th September 2009

ENGLAND captain Andrew Strauss has challenged his players to prove they are matchwinners in the absence of stars Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen.

White leads the way for Australia

5:40am Thursday 10th September 2009

ENGLAND'S losing streak in one-day cricket continued as a Cameron White hundred propelled Australia into a 3-0 NatWest Series lead.

Strauss: Aussies not scary anymore

10:20pm Wednesday 29th July 2009

ENGLAND captain Andrew Strauss believes Australia have lost the aura that used to infect Ashes series.

KP loss is crucial – Langer

6:50am Wednesday 29th July 2009

FORMER Australia opener Justin Langer believes Kevin Pietersen's absence from the remainder of the Ashes series could be as crucial a factor as paceman Glenn McGrath's injury during the 2005 battles with England.






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