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#Revolution: So that Day-Night Test Match in Adelaide was a hit!

The carefully choreographed debut of day-night test cricket in Adelaide last week threw some time-honoured conventions out the window but offered a glimmer of hope for the survival of the game’s oldest format. Players and purists regard tests as the pinnacle of the game but their enthusiasm for five-day matches …

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#TrailBlazer: Former England quick Isa Guha joins Test Match Special

British-Indian cricketer-turned-commentator Isa Guha has been appointed the first ever female summarizer on the BBC’s venerable Test Match Special (TMS). Beginning this winter, the 29-year-old former England fast bowler will take over summarizer duties from such TMS legends as Geoffrey Boycott and Jonathan Agnew in providing expert analysis and stats …

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British scientists to test Turmeric’s cancer fighting prowess

American scientists have already established Turmeric’s ability to help prevent mental illnesses such as Alzheimers and now this core ingredient of every sub-continental curry is to be tested for its ability to kill cancerous tumours. The Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital will conduct trials on a number of …

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PM fails ‘Citizenship Test’ on Letterman

Prime Minister David Cameron appeared on a US talk show last night and failed to answer questions that appear on the government’s ‘Citizenship’ test for immigrants. Mr Cameron was attempting to garner some much needed good publicity amid ministerial rantings and economic gloom by trying to emulate Barack Obama’s successful …

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