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Robinson relishing “quality time” to be spent in Dubai

Sussex coach Mark Robinson is looking forward to spending some quality time with his squad this week – before the whirlwind of the new county season kicks in. Robinson is taking 15 players to Dubai where they will play in … Continue reading

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Sussex to return to Dubai for pre-season tournament

Sussex will meet reigning champions Lancashire and Durham after confirming they will be heading back to the United Arab Emirates for pre-season match practice and training sessions. Dubai has become a regular pre-season venue for the county in recent years … Continue reading

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Vic Marks: Cricket in Dubai better than its backdrop

As a newcomer to Dubai it has been a surreal experience just getting to the cricket stadium in the middle of what was so recently the desert. There is still plenty of sand around, though now it swirls around all … Continue reading

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Marcus Trescothick: No excuse for not being battle-ready

England have had four months off without any serious Test cricket. And that more than anything was responsible for their poor showing against Pakistan in Dubai. You need that competitive edge at the highest level and, while you can gain … Continue reading

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Miller to be Durham’s sole overseas signing

Durham will restrict their overseas signings for this season to the little-known South African David Miller, who will join them for the duration of the Friends Provident t20. The county are also confident that Paul Collingwood will be fit to join … Continue reading

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Depleted Sussex squad head for Dubai

No fewer than eight players will be missing when Sussex head to Dubai this week to step up their pre-season preparations in the Pro Arch tournament. As well as England’s World Cup trio Matt Prior, Luke Wright and skipper Mike … Continue reading

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Joseph return like new signing: Farbrace

Kent’s director of cricket Paul Farbrace and leading all-rounder Darren Stevens agree that having a fit and fully-firing Robbie Joseph back on board this summer will be like making a new signing for the cash-strapped county. The Antigua-born pace bowler … Continue reading

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Peters wins MCC selection against Notts

Northamptonshire opening batsman Stephen Peters has been named in the MCC squad for the four-day Champion County match against Nottinghamshire in Abu Dhabi later this month. Peters enjoyed a successful 2010 campaign in which he scored 1,320 County Championship runs, … Continue reading

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