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2 min ago | Southland Times

Cricket to cost city

A television audience of one billion people is expected to tune in to watch cricket matches at Hamilton's Seddon Park next year.


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2 hrs ago | Cricket World

Ireland Name Squad To Take On South Africa

Ireland Women have named a 13-strong squad to play South Africa Women in three Twenty20 Internationals at Moseley Cricket Club in Solihull next week.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Uncapped county cricket batsman Jason Roy named in England's 14-man T20 squad

England has named uncapped county cricket club Surrey batsman Jason Roy in their 14-man squad for their Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston that will be held on September 7. Roy had been the leading T20 Blast run-scorer with 677 at an average of 48.35 and a strike rate of almost 160.


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India Look to Clinch ODIs With England

An unassailable lead in their pocket, India would look to clinch the one-day series against England by putting up another dominating display when the two sides square off in the fourth cricket one-dayer here tomorrow.


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Cricket World

Gamage Is New Coach Of Bangladesh Women

The Bangladesh Cricket Board have appointed former Sri Lankan international Champika Gamage as coach of the national women's team on a one-year contract.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014


Roy gets England T20 call

Uncapped South African-born batsman Jason Roy was included in the 14-man England squad announced Sunday for next weekend's one-off Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Albert reached into his pocket and took out A 500 to pay a private eye

From his failure to become President to his devastating libel action in London, Albert Reynolds had always given Jody Corcoran the inside track One day, around 18 years ago, Albert Reynolds called and asked me to attend his office in Leinster House, which in those days I used to do regularly enough anyway.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Statistical review of most centuries scored in a single day in ODIs

Suresh Raina was one of the four centurions on Wednesday when he hit a 75-ball 100 against England at Cardiff A© Getty Images On August 27, 2014 four centuries were scored in the day in ODIs.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014


Ranking the Top 50 Batsmen in ODI Cricket by Strike Rate

With attention around the globe beginning to focus on next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which gets underway in just six months' time, we rank the Top 50 batsmen in one-day international cricket by their strike rate.


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Cricket World

Audio - The Slog Sweep, Ireland's Weekly Cricket Show - Episode 16

The penultimate episode of 'The Slog Sweep', Ireland's weekly cricket show, welcomes one of Ireland's all-time greats - Ed Joyce - into the studio.


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Andrew Flintoff was spared a driving ban

Millionaire cricketer Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff has escaped a driving ban for speeding in his Bentley after arguing "exceptional hardship" to magistrates.


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ESSEX coach Paul Grayson wants his players to take the next step and win this year's One-Day Cup.

The Eagles find themselves in their second quarter-final of the season today and again their opponents will be Warwickshire.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Cricket World

Preston Mommsen Returns To Lead Scotland In Ireland

Preston Mommsen will make his comeback from injury to captain Scotland when they take on Ireland in three One-Day Internationals in September.


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This is The West Country

South Somerset cricket round up

CHAMPIONS North Perrott began celebrating too early when they were bowled out for just 46 in Division 1 on Saturday.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Fermanagh Today

CRICKET: Young players will head to South Africa at Easter 2015

Over the course of the season there has been much talk about the future of the game within the NCU.


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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Carlby mother who lost four sons to the Great War

Harold and Edgar Stooke, two of seven brothers from Carlby who fought in the First World War.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Cricketer International

Namibia to host Icc WCL Division Two

The ICC has announced that Namibia has been selected to host ICC World Cricket League Division Two from January 17-24.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

SA women battle ready for England

The Proteas women's cricket team completed their final three-day camp at the Cricket South Africa Centre of Excellence in Pretoria before their two, three-match Twenty20 series against England and Ireland from September 1 to 10. "We've been preparing for this tour for the past three months," coach Hilton Moreeng said in a statement on Sunday.


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Birmingham Bears beat Lancashire in NatWest T20 Blast final in thrilling finish

NatWest T20 Blast Final, at Edgbaston Birmingham Bears 181-5 v Lancashire 177-8 Birmingham Bears won by 4 runs Laurie Evans was a key performer, guiding the Birmingham Bears - Warwickshire's short-form alter-ego - to an imposing 181 for five with a fine 53, while Chris Woakes, Boyd Rankin and Oliver Hannon-Dalby turned in admirable showings with ... (more)


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sporting Life

Birmingham Bears v Surrey

William Porterfield was the match-winner as hosts Birmingham Bears defeated Surrey by 16 runs to book their place in the showpiece at NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day.


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