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Canadian team wins third ‘international’ Masroor T20 tournament

A Canadian cricket team were crowned ‘World Champions’ last month at the third annual Masroor Twenty20 tournament organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association. The Association has organized a tournament in London every year since 2009. This year’s affair featured three … Continue reading

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An Englishman abroad: toughening up on a winter in South Africa

By Francois Vainker I would be mercilessly sledged. It would be a lesson in how soft English cricket is. I would be back before Christmas a quivering wreck. This is what I was told before I left for a winter … Continue reading

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Walters makes impact in Glam defeat

  Glamorgan have lost to North West by 32 runs in the second match of the Welsh county’s pre-season tour of South Africa. Chasing a target of 181 in their 40-over allocation at Potchefstroom, the tourists were dismissed tamely for … Continue reading

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Barbados T20 Cup success for Warwicks

  Warwickshire have limbered up for the new season with some silverware, having won the Barbados T20 Cup. Having beaten Yorkshire by four wickets in their semi-final at the Kensington Oval, Warwickshire then disposed of Derbyshire by eight wickets in … Continue reading

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Uganda beaten in Glam tour opener

Glamorgan opened their three-match pre-season tour of South Africa with a comfortable six-wicket win over Uganda in a 50-over contest at Potchefstrom. After being put in by stand-in skipper Mark Wallace the African side were bowled out for just 107 … Continue reading

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Cook in form but Essex lose tour opener

  Alastair Cook hit a fine half-century but Essex did not enjoy the best of starts on their pre-season tour to Barbados, losing to Hampshire by four wickets in a 40-over match. Essex made 213 for 8 with England opening … Continue reading

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Northants start SA tour with victory

Northamptonshire won their opening match on their pre-season tour of South Africa by beating a strong Eastern Province XI by 16 runs in Port Elizabeth. Though David Willey’s 34 was Northamptonshire’s highest individual score, most batsmen made a start in … Continue reading

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Surrey trio in England T20 veterans team

Surrey cricket legends Graham Thorpe, Martin Bicknell and Mark Ramprakash will bolster an England veterans side set to begin the defence of their CLOBI Cup Twenty20 title in the Caribbean later this month. The Surrey triumvirate will line up in … Continue reading

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