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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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Andrew Hignell: It’s no April fool!

The 2011 English season began, like the previous summer, with a match involving the MCC and the Champion County as Nottinghamshire met the MCC at Abu Dhabi in a four-day match which started on March 27. A hundred years ago, … Continue reading

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