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Earliest start for County Championship

The first round of LV= County Championship fixtures next year will be the earliest ever, with seven matches beginning on April 5. The official season curtain-raiser between the champion county Lancashire and an MCC XI will once again take place … Continue reading

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Adams relishing top-flight reunion with Moores

Chris Adams is looking forward to crossing swords again with his former Sussex team-mate and coach Peter Moores, having masterminded Surrey’s return to the County Championship top flight. While Adams was guiding the Lions to Clydesdale Bank 40 success against … Continue reading

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Marcus Trescothick: Somerset inquest will be frank affair

Yet again I have found myself facing questions about Somerset’s inability to lose the tag of ‘nearly-men’ over the past few days and I only wish I had a some answers. Last weekend’s Clydesdale Bank 40 final defeat by Surrey … Continue reading

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Soul-searching next for Somerset flops: Brian Rose

Brian Rose says there needs to be some “soul-searching” at Somerset as the club look to the future following their latest flop in a major final. The club’s director of cricket was incensed that the top order batsmen had failed … Continue reading

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Mark Ramprakash: Lord’s final is big moment for Surrey

It is an exciting end of the season for everyone at Surrey, and after what the club has been through during the past six or seven years it is very nice to be able to write those words.   Surrey’s … Continue reading

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Arafat confident Surrey can gain CB40 success

Surrey’s overseas seam bowler Yasir Arafat is planning to put a disappointing first half to the season behind him in order to drive the Lions to Clydesdale Bank 40 glory. Having suffered a miserable time in the County Championship, where his … Continue reading

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Essex set to make formal complaint on CB40 abandonment

Essex head coach Paul Grayson was left seething after his side were prevented from making an attempt to reach a target of 74 runs from 10 overs to beat Nottinghamshire in the Clydesdale Bank 40 match at Trent Bridge on … Continue reading

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Mascarenhas return to arms a big boost for Hampshire

Dimi Mascarenhas is looking forward to being a Hampshire regular again – after playing his first full county match in nearly two years. The 33-year-old had an instant impact when he made his comeback two weeks ahead of schedule, taking … Continue reading

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Bell opts for more match practice in CB40 fixture

England batsman Ian Bell has opted for another extra innings with Warwickshire, in the Clydesdale Bank 40 match against Leicestershire at Grace Road on May 15, ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Bell played in what was originally … Continue reading

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Napier hat-trick rewards brave comeback to the game

When Graham Napier sustained a back injury at the beginning of June 2010, in a game against Hampshire, the severity of the Essex all-rounder’s problem was not fully apparent. That quickly changed when it was revealed that he would miss … Continue reading

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