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Croft demands 40-over improvement from Lancashire

Steven Croft insists that Lancashire have not given up on the Clydesdale Bank 40 competition, even though for everyone connected to the county it is the thrilling start to the LV= Championship campaign that has become the overwhelming priority. Three … Continue reading

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Essex revival “unsurprising”, says Foster

Essex captain James Foster admits that his county’s recent change of fortunes did not surprise him. One of the pre-season favourites to win promotion from Division Two in the  Championship, Essex found themselves without a win from their first three … Continue reading

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Back to the future for county cricket progress

Only English cricket could spend such time, effort and money on a “comprehensive” review of how best to order the structure of the domestic season and come up with something which, as it stands at the moment, would in 2012 … Continue reading

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Somerset hit out at one-day reductions

Somerset chairman Andy Nash is warning that county clubs could face serious financial repercussions from the reduction in one-day matches agreed by the England and Wales Cricket Board for the 2012 season. Nash, who is in the process of seeking … Continue reading

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Carter targets comeback during May

Warwickshire all-rounder Neil Carter has described the pelvic injury that has ruled him out of the first six weeks of the season as “like a time bomb going off”. The 36-year-old broke down in the nets at Edgbaston last week … Continue reading

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Flower’s fine farewell to Essex fans

Grant Flower marked his final home appearance for Essex with a typical fighting innings that took his side one step closer to a Clydesdale Bank 40 semi-final place. They beat Middlesex by seven wickets at Chelmsford to leapfrog Gloucestershire into … Continue reading

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A game of two halves?

A game of two halves? That would be a very apt description for the pattern of weather interruption for a number of counties in this year’s Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. The fine weather and predominance of high pressure over the … Continue reading

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