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Ambrose: End bouncer restriction

London Cricket legend Sir Curtly Ambrose says the game's rulers need to make Test matches more exciting by creating quicker pitches and removing restrictions on short-pitched bowling.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Murali Vijay made history with 12 off James Anderson's first...

Sportsmail cricket writer Lawrence Booth's view of day one of the first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge in which the tourists went to stumps 259 for 4. Murali Vijay's 12 off Jimmy Anderson's first over is believed to be the first time this has happened in a Test here since 1969.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Six new players receive Black Caps contracts

Ish Sodhi is one of six players to be offered a contract by New Zealand cricket for the first time.

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Daily Times

Selectors drop Hafeez from Test squad, name Younus in ODI outfit

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket selectors, headed by former Test captain Moin Khan, on Wednesday dropped top order batsman Mohammad Hafeez from a 15-member Test squad and recalled former captain Younus Khan in a 15-member one-day team named for next month's tour of Sri Lanka.

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Trinidad Guardian

Bravo will be fit for CPL opener

Local cricket fans have been greeted with good news, as Red Steel captain Dwayne Bravo is fit and will take his place on the local franchise in the opening Caribbean Premier League match for them against the Barbados Tridents in Grenada on Saturday.

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Trinidad Guardian

Pierce pushes Barbados over the line

An unbeaten 19 from Limar Pierce yesterday afternoon led Barbados to a narrow two-wicket win over defending champions T&T in the opening round of the West Indies Cricket Board Tobago House of Assembly Regional Under-17 tournament in Tobago.

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The Cricketer International

Australia could host winter Tests in 2017

Test cricket could return to far northern Australia in 2017, with Bangladesh listed to visit for two Tests in August of that year, according to a draft of the new Future Tours Programme seen by ESPNcricinfo.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rediff.com

'I've to be ready at No.6 as that's a crucial phase of the game'

"I have to be ready at number six because that's a crucial phase of the game where you can turn the matches," Dhoni said on the eve of the opening game of the five-match series.

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Nerve News

Sammy hopes in-form Fletcher finds permanent place

Roseau , July 8 West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy has hailed the performances of Man-of-the-Series Andre Fletcher and hoped the top order batsman to cement his place in the regional squad.

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Nerve News

Neesham replaces Anderson in Amazon Warriors squad

Georgetown , July 8 All-rounder Jimmy Neesham has been called up to replace fellow New Zealander Corey Anderson in the Guyana Amazon Warriors squad for the Caribbean Premier League starting Friday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Cricketer International

Packed tours, and Shiv's late stumping

Also, best post-war win/loss record, most runs in two calendar years, most ducks in a Test, and brothers with similar numbers I read somewhere that the forthcoming Indian series was the most time-intensive ever, with five Tests in six weeks.

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Indian Television

England and India seek improvement in Test Rankings

MUMBAI: The five-Test series between England and India gets underway in Nottingham on Wednesday 9 July, with both sides aiming to improve their rankings in the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings Table .

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Bangladesh bans 'indisciplined' Shakib Al Hasan for six months

Bangladesh Cricket Board today cracked the whip on Shakib Al Hasan for indiscipline, handing him a six-month ban from all forms of cricket after the star all-rounder left for Barbados for Caribbean Premier League without the clearance from the Board Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board today cracked the whip on Shakib Al Hasan for indiscipline, handing ... (more)

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Cricket World

Player Of The Week - Hashim Amla

South African batsman Hashim Amla has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after he scored a brace of centuries in Sri Lanka.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

South China Morning Post

Finch shines among the stars

Aaron Finch plays a shot in his commanding innings during the Lord's bicentenary match between MCC and Rest of the World.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Six of the best - cricket catches in the deep

If the West Indies are to take one lesson from their home and away series against the Black Caps, it will be to not hit the ball in the air anywhere near Trent Boult.

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Nerve News

Fletcher, Cottrell help West Indies tie series 1-1

Roseau , July 7 Andre Fletcher's second half-century in as many days paired with Sheldon Cottrell's incisive three-wicket burst, propelled West Indies to a 39-run victory over New Zealand and a share of the two-match Twenty20 series here Sunday.

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The New Zealand Herald

Six of the best: Stunning cricket catches

Following Trent Boult's stunning catch of Kieron Pollard in today's second Twenty20, the Herald lists six other amazing cricket catches.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Boult makes his mark in T20 victory

The merits of a couple of pointless T20 internationals to round off New Zealand's successful test tour of the West Indies are hard to identify.

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Bajan Reporter

Jimmy Neesham Replaces Corey Anderson for the Limacol Caribbean Premier League

New Zealand's rising star, Jimmy Neesham , will replace fellow Kiwi, Corey Anderson , as one of the International players for the Guyana Amazon Warriors.

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