Category Archives: Kevin Pietersen

Pietersen could still help Surrey to have a Blast this summer

HOOK SHOT: The World T20 is underway and the county cricket season is just a few weeks away at The Oval. So, we need to talk about Kevin… MARCUS HOOK opens the batting on a new column Even if Kevin … Continue reading

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Pietersen plea could put him in prime position for Surrey

Amid the furore created this week around the publication of Kevin Pietersen’s “autobiography”, which he got someone else to write for him, one twist has been the 34-year-old former England batsman’s realisation that if he really does harbour serious ambitions … Continue reading

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Surrey’s going round in circles over captaincy at The Oval

JASON COURT wraps up the county cricket season by posing the question: who will be Surrey captain in 2015? At the start of the season, I suggested a good run in the T20 would be possible, but promotion first year … Continue reading

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Surrey end summer pot-less, despite Roy’s batting power

So near, yet so far. Surrey’s last, albeit outside, chance of success this summer – promotion back to the first division of the County Championship – somehow slipped through their batting-gloved fingers on Friday at New Road Worcester, when from … Continue reading

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Surrey’s members ready to go nuts for Ford-inspired KP

JASON COURT says that there’s more optimism in the members’ pavilion at The Oval ahead of the County Championship, which begins on Sunday On Sunday I will be joining the masses of cabbies, retirees, students, the unemployed and other 40- … Continue reading

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Ashes call-up has Thornton Heath’s Carberry on right track

England batsmen on this winter’s Ashes cricket tour to Australia had better take their quick singles very quickly, as the inclusion in the 17-man squad of Thornton Heath-born Michael Carberry is certain to put some speed into their running between … Continue reading

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Surrey in desperate late struggle to avoid relegation

Surrey cricket is in crisis. Again. For all the positive news and changes that have emerged from The Oval in recent months, today’s home Championship game of the season, against Derbyshire, is crucial for Surrey as they seek an unlikely … Continue reading

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Surrey cricket looks to revive Croydon festival in 2014

First-class cricket could make a return to Croydon next summer, Inside Croydon can reveal. As the fifth and final Ashes Test between England and Australia gets underway at The Oval, today, Inside Croydon has learned of moves behind the scenes … Continue reading

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Surrey starting to come together as storm clouds clear

The death of a promising young batsman, the departure of his friend and club captain, the sacking of the county coach, and the arrival of two legends of Test cricket… It has been a year of trauma for Surrey cricket. … Continue reading

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Smith and Ponting try to transform sorry Surrey after trauma

Remember that white, cold stuff falling from the sky last week? Snow. So clearly, the time has come for the start of the cricket season. The county season begins today – earlier in the year than usual, for a combination … Continue reading

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