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11 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Test cricket needs fewer teams, not more

Having the top Associate team play the lowest-ranked Test side without the threat of relegation shows how votes mean more to the ICC than results The ICC's recent announcement that it is providing a pathway to Test cricket for Associate nations almost - I stress, almost - made me forget the dysfunctional nature of the administration.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Independent

Cricket: Morgan eager to fill Kevin Pietersen void after snubbing IPL's riches

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Islington Gazette

Middlesex's latest Irish import Andrew Balbirnie hopes for his big break at Lord's

The path from Dublin to Lord's is a well-trodden one - and Middlesex have another Irish import aiming to follow in several sets of illustrious footsteps.

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Daily Mail

The top 50 things to do in Britain at least once in your lifetime

According to research, half of Britons have added 'travel' to their bucket list, but exploring doesn't have to involve trekking America's Grand Canyon or meeting Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka.

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IcNetwork

England batsman Jonathan Trott to take another break from cricket due to stress related illness

A joint statement by Trott's employers at the England and Wales Cricket Board and Warwickshire on Friday confirmed that he will stop playing with immediate effect A joint statement by Trott's employers at the England and Wales Cricket Board and Warwickshire on Friday confirmed that he will stop playing with immediate effect.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

New Scientist

Longest experiment sees pitch drop after 84-year wait

The pitch has dropped - again. This time, the glimpse of a falling blob of tar, also called pitch, represents the first result for the world's longest-running experiment.

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Ilkley Gazette

David Pennett has moved from Guiseley to Ilkley

ADDINGHAM: The club are hoping to enjoy better fortunes in Division Three following the return of Henry Barrow from Ben Rhydding along with the signings of Tom Smallwood from East Bierley and Ben Brearley from Olicanian.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Bats off to O'Neill's for Ulster Cup

O'Neills have been unveiled by Cricket Ireland as the new sponsor of three Ulster competitions in a two year deal.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Sub Parks' wet win

Townsville cricket A grade grand final between Wests and Parks at Tony Ireland Stadium.

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New Vision

LIVE: Kiprotich at London Marathon

Can Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich reproduce the form that had him rising to Olympic and World Championship glory.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Samuel Barclay Beckett

Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director , and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Independent

A quarter of state schools ask parents to buy their children textbooks

Richard Garner has been Education Editor of The Independent for 12 years and writing about the subject for 34 years.

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South China Morning Post

Intercontinental Cup offers HK 'pathway' to test level

Hong Kong has welcomed a pathway to test cricket in 2018 after the International Cricket Council approved a Test Challenge between the lowest-ranked test team and the winner of the next ICC Intercontinental Cup.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Manning River Times

World Cup hopeful - Larkin tries his luck with the Irish

Taree West cricket product Nick Larkin is heading to Northern Ireland hoping to secure a place in the Irish team for next summer's World Cup.

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News24

Akram calls for boot camp

Former Pakistan great Wasim Akram Thursday said players heading for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand should sweat it out at a boot camp to boost their chances of victory.

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Ham and High

Former Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain praises Tulip Siddiq's 'commitment to social justice'

Former Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain described Labour's parliamentary candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn as a woman of "values and commitment to social justice" as he issued a rallying call to voters.

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Indian Television

ICC honchos meeting culminates in Dubai

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council met on Wednesday at the ICC headquarters in Dubai for the second of its scheduled quarterly meetings of 2014.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Cricket: ICC happy with associates' progress at world events

The International Cricket Council's faith in associate member teams was vindicated by their recent showing in the World Twenty20, development manager Tim Anderson has said, singling out the Netherlands' upset win over England.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Ireland head coach Phil Simmons

Ireland will lock horns with world champions for the second time in three months when Sri Lanka visit Dublin next month for two one-day internationals at Clontarf.

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The Globe and Mail

No harm in removing citizenship oath to Queen, Appeals Court told

Israeli national Dror Bar-Natan, right, is seen with his lawyers Peter Rosenthal and Selwyn Pieters outside the Ontario Court of Appeal in Toronto on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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