Tag Archives: County cricket

Dexter takes a break from Middlesex captaincy

Australian batsman Chris Rogers will take temporary charge of Middlesex when they take to the field at Lord’s against Durham on Thursday following Neil Dexter’s decision to temporarily stand down from the leadership. Rogers has agreed to take over as … Continue reading

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Andrew not ready for competitive match

Worcestershire have not included Gareth Andrew in their squad for this week’s County Championship match against Surrey at The Oval despite his surprise appearance in last week’s friendly against Oxford MCCU. Andrew was expected to be out of action until … Continue reading

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Woakes steps up ankle rehab work

Warwickshire’s England one-day international all-rounder Chris Woakes will step up his rehabilitation from an ankle ligament injury in Liverpool this week. Woakes will travel with Warwickshire’s squad to Aigburth where he will train and have intensive treatment while his team-mates … Continue reading

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Lancashire step up the search for Cumbes’ successor

Lancashire were continuing their preparations for the defence of the County Championship in Cambridge over the Easter weekend with the club also stepping up the process of appointing a new chief executive. Jim Cumbes has already deferred his retirement twice … Continue reading

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2012 Season Preview

IN THE APRIL ISSUE, ON SALE NOW: Why county cricket is better than the Olympics … and the IPL

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Why March 19 is cricket’s next hot date: Andrew Hignell

The date March 19 has a special place in military history as it was on this day in 1982 that Argentinian troops landed on the South Atlantic island of South Georgia, precipitating the start of the Falklands conflict with Britain. … Continue reading

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Play T20 Cup in a short block, says Newell: listen now

PODCAST: Mick Newell, the Nottinghamshire director of cricket, insists to Dave Bracegirdle that domestic cricket’s Twenty20 Cup should always be played in a short block of games Listen to what Mick has to say For more county podcasts see here … Continue reading

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Morgan Report: Counties oppose 50-over competition plan

Counties have opposed plans to revert to a 50-over domestic limited-overs competition aimed at improving England’s one-day international fortunes. The switch to 50 overs from the current 40-over format was one of the key planks of the Morgan Report which … Continue reading

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Domestic dispute

IN THE FEBRUARY ISSUE, ON SALE NOW: What do county players and chiefs really think about the game they play? The Cricketer has the answers Subscribe here

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Essex spot-fixing trial: Mervyn Westfield due in court

Mervyn Westfield, the former Essex fast bowler, will stand trial at the Old Bailey tomorrow over alleged spot-fixing in two county cricket matches. The 23-year-old is accused of cheating, and accepting corrupt payments to deliberately bowl badly in 40-over games against … Continue reading

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