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It is impossible to say with complete confidence whether Werner Heisenberg, the German pioneer of quantum mechanics, liked cricket.

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Sky Sports cricket pundit Bob Willis shows former pros in the media how to ask the difficult question

Daily Telegraph

The television highlight of the last few days was Bob Willis coming in off the long run about England’s (alleged) (mainly by Bob) ball-tampering.

TV viewing safety guide for New Zealand-England Tests

Cricinfo

England are playing in the Land of the Long White Cloud, but for their supporters back home, it’ll be more like the Land of the Long Dark Night. With Test matches kicking off at 9.30pm UK time, fans will have to focus on executing their skills and getting things in the right areas if they are to stay awake. This guide explains how.

Cricketers coming to a screen near you

Cricinfo

Andrew Flintoff has a new TV show coming out, called Flintoff: From Lord’s to the Ring, in which he trains for, and fights in, a professional boxing match. Here are some more TV-cricket proposals currently in development by Flintstone Productions.

India v England: first Test commentary brought to you all the way from West London, but where were the pyjamas?

Daily Telegraph

For England fans watching at home, it was a new dawn. Well, a new “several hours before dawn”.

India v England: Couch potatoes’ eyes primed to glaze over during armchair fans’ toughest tour

Daily Telegraph

It is clear that there are some hard yards ahead for Andy Flower’s outfit – negotiating those devilish spinners, negotiating those devilish lavatories, trying not to throttle Kevin Pietersen – but their obstacles are as none compared to the battle facing their loyal supporters at home over the next few weeks.

England v Poland: Adrian Chiles stays afloat in troubled waters as ITV are served a damp squib

Daily Telegraph

As the Fifa announcements failed to materialise, and Roy Keane’s blood pressure rose, you had to feel for Adrian Chiles, trapped in a small room with an angry Keano during the rained-off Poland game

America to go crazy for Crickball

Cricinfo

Upon the news that an American business consortium plans to set up a US T20 League during next summer’s Ashes, England cricket chiefs have acted swiftly. Relatively swiftly. Swiftly for them.