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Holland cricket boosted by new sponsorship deal

Holland, who compete in county cricket’s Clydesdale Bank 40 competition,  have signed a lucrative four-year sponsorship deal with ABN Amro bank which will allow them to treble the number of full-time professionals in their squad. The Netherlands currently have only three … Continue reading

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The debate: 40 v 50-over matches

“In all likelihood 40 will become 50 in 2013. Given that the England team management and the ECB’s own cricket committee wants matches to be 50-overs, why wait?” Richard Gibson questions the merits of the domestic 40-over game in December’s … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Surrey’s strut too much for Somerset

Somerset fall short for a sixth time in three seasons Lord’s: Surrey 189-5 off 27.3 overs (Hamilton-Brown 78) beat Somerset 214 all out off 39.2 overs (Buttler 86; Dernbach 4-30) by 5 wickets (Duckworth/Lewis Method) Marcus Trescothick cut a pale, … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Surrey regroup after rain break, Lord’s

Kirby strikes two early blows for Somerset Lord’s: Surrey 61-2 off 9 overs; Somerset 214 all out off 39.2 overs (Buttler 86; Dernbach 4-30). Surrey require 125 more runs to win off 21 overs (Duckworth-Lewis method) Jason Roy is the … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Somerset face another blow-out

Trescothick’s early departure sparks top-order collapse Lord’s: Somerset 66-4 off 15 overs (Compton 15*, Suppiah 0*) v Surrey All the hopes of the West Country thousands and plenty of neutrals who have held Somerset dear as a ‘second’ side had … Continue reading

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CB40 Final live: Trescothick fit for final, Lord’s

Surrey’s young lions take on Somerset, the perennial runners-up Thirty years ago Somerset and Surrey met at Lord’s in the final of the now defunct Benson & Hedges Cup. Joel Garner took five for 14 off 11 overs and Viv … Continue reading

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Giles sees Surrey as big threat for his CB40 winners

Warwickshire’s director of cricket Ashley Giles is wary of the threat posed by Surrey as his side prepare to start the defence of the Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. Warwickshire, who beat Somerset in last September’s final at Lord’s, open their campaign … Continue reading

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