Category Archives: Ajmal Shahzad

Shahzad in the dock over alleged pitch scuffing

Yorkshire and England seamer Ajmal Shahzad is being investigated by the England and Wales Cricket Board after he was caught on camera allegedly scuffing the pitch while he was batting in the drawn County Championship match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England’s seaming dilemma, Cardiff, day five, lunch

England and Sri Lanka both have bowling problems heading into next Test Lunch: First Test, day five, Cardiff Match score: England 491-5 (Bell 98*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) lead Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene … Continue reading

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Yorks players stump up part of tour costs

Most of Yorkshire’s 16-man squad for the pre-season tour to Barbados will be meeting some of their own expenses. After announcing a loss of nearly £2m for 2010, largely as a result of staging the Pakistan v Australia Test, Yorkshire’s … Continue reading

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CMJ: Epic tie has significant timing for cricket

What a shame that the wonderful India v England first round match in Bangalore was not the World Cup final! It would be an exaggeration in the euphoria of the moment, perhaps, to call it, like Ben Hur, an epic … Continue reading

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No IPL riches for Yorkshire sextet

None of the six Yorkshire players who put their names forward for the Indian Premier League were successful as the ten franchises tended to shy away from English players at the auction in Bangalore. With even Graeme Swann and James … Continue reading

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Yorkshire braced for IPL auction

Yorkshire stand to be the biggest losers when the Indian Premier League auction is held on January 8-9. Six of their players have entered – two more than from any other county – and Yorkshire have said they will not … Continue reading

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10 Ashes questions: Lawrence Booth

As I flew to Melbourne yesterday for the business end of this engrossing Ashes series, it occurred that – if Australia v England followed the normal pattern these days – I could just as easily have been flying home. The … Continue reading

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Four Bowlers Will Not Win The Ashes

England should have taken on Bangladesh with a five-man attack, says Kevin Mitchell. In doing so, they would have found out a lot more about their top order Andy Flower would have made a pretty good gunslinger, slipping quietly into … Continue reading

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Shahzad call-up adds to Yorks problems

After thrashing Durham by nine wickets with four overs to spare at Headingley, it seemed harsh for Yorkshire to find themselves at the foot of the Friends Provident t20 northern group table a few days later. Two record-breaking performances by … Continue reading

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Shahzad is exciting addition to England squad

Contrary to popular opinion, the Bangladesh Test series wasn’t entirely pointless. A squad system is vital for survival on the international treadmill and England can now add two important bowlers – Steven Finn and Ajmal Shahzad – to their stable. … Continue reading

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