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Swann wins England’s winter MVP award

Graeme Swann has been named the winter’s most valuable England player after his ten wickets in the Second Test against Sri Lanka helped Andrew Strauss’s team to retain top spot in the Test rankings. The spinner held off a late charge … Continue reading

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Number thirteen just fine for unsuperstitious Phillips

When Mick Newell admitted that he’d “possibly under-used” Ben Phillips last season it was clear the former Somerset all-rounder was likely to figure in the Nottinghamshire director of cricket’s plans for the new campaign. A successful pre-season tour of Barbados … Continue reading

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New regulations light up the County Championship

The third verse of the Book of Genesis reads: “And God said, Let there be light and there was light.” Although not quite having the same authoritative powers, the ECB have issued a similar mandate this season, allowing floodlights to … Continue reading

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Taylor joins an elite list on his Notts debut

Nottinghamshire’s James Taylor became the tenth batsman to score a century on his first-class debut for the county when he compiled an undefeated 101 against Loughborough MCCU at Trent Bridge. His second innings score was in stark contrast to the opening … Continue reading

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Neil Edwards on an important season: listen now

Nottinghamshire batsman Neil Edwards tells Dave Bracegirdle why he is pleased to make a good start to an important season for him Listen now! For more county podcasts see here For more podcasts from Dave Bracegirdle, see here

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Mullaney among the runs as Notts wrap up tour

After both had endured a frustrating time with niggling injuries, Alex Hales and Chris Read made the most of their opportunity to score a few runs as Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire wound down their Barbados tours with a two-day friendly at … Continue reading

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Gale collects man of the series award from Sobers

Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale collected the man of the series award at the presentation evening for The Banks Barbados T20 Cup. The left-handed opener scored a total of 196 runs in just three innings as he led his side to victory … Continue reading

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Clocking up the miles brings Hales valued experience

If collecting Air Miles had been his thing, then this past winter would have been very rewarding indeed for Alex Hales. As it was, the 23-year-old Nottinghamshire batsman gained something far more important – valuable experience. In his quest to … Continue reading

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Barbados triumph is pre-season boost for Yorkshire

Yorkshire collected some pre-season silverware when they triumphed in the final of The Banks Barbados T20 Cup at Kensington Oval, defeating Warwickshire by 44 runs. During a hectic day of cricket, their openers twice served them well, enjoying fruitful partnerships … Continue reading

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Woakes to miss start of season with ankle injury

Warwickshire look like having to start the County Championship season without key fast bowling all-rounder Chris Woakes. The England one-day international was taken to hospital after sustaining an ankle injury while fielding in the final of The Banks Barbados T20 … Continue reading

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