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The New Zealand Herald
100 Greatest All Blacks: Israel Dagg
Israel Dagg has brought those elements in his work with his version of the stutter step and then his speed to bewilder cautious defenders.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Cricket: Morgan eager to fill Kevin Pietersen void after snubbing IPL's riches
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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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Sub Parks' wet win
Townsville cricket A grade grand final between Wests and Parks at Tony Ireland Stadium.
LIVE: Kiprotich at London Marathon
Can Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich reproduce the form that had him rising to Olympic and World Championship glory.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.