General News | 8th October 2007

What the papers say: 3rd ODI - Sri Lanka v England

Nottinghamshire's presence was seen yet again yesterday as England beat Sri Lanka in the 3rd ODI. Here is a round up of what the papers are saying.

The Sun

England's Swann-man show

by Steve Brenner

"Graeme Swann produced magic with bat and ball to help Paul Collingwood’s men become the first English side to win back-to-back one-dayers in Sri Lanka and go 2-1 up in the series with two to play." [full article]

The Mirror

Swann leads England to victory

by Dean Wilson

"England's one-day ugly ducklings continued on their path to cricketing maturity with a nail-biting two-wicket win over Sri Lanka thanks to the all-round efforts of Graeme Swann." [full article]

The Telegraph

Graeme Swann resurgence transforms England

by Simon Briggs

"Graeme Swann has roared back onto the international scene with a fizzing off-break, a silky cover-drive and a glint in his eye." [full article]

The Times

Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad rescue England again to lift hopes of series victory

by Richard Hobson

"The Trent Bridge Inn should have been rocking to the rafters last night given the contributions of Nottinghamshire players." [full article]

The Guardian

Memorable day for Nottinghamshire three with Broad grins all round

by David Hopps

"It was left to three Nottinghamshire lower-order batsmen to eke out the winning runs to complete one of the county's most successful England nights." [full article]

The Daily Mail

Swann just a beauty for England in ugly win

by Paul Newman

"They did it thanks almost exclusively to three players who call Trent Bridge their home. Sidebottom is growing as an international by the day, Broad oozes confidence and natural talent, while Graeme Swann has seized his second chance as an England player with both hands." [full article]

The Daily Express

England have Sri Lanka tied in Notts


"Graeme Swann led a Nottinghamshire-inspired England to a dramatic two-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international at the Rangiri International Stadium." [full article]  

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