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Durham give Mustard blessing for Bangladesh event

Following his success in Zimbabwe’s domestic Twenty20 tournament, Durham’s Phil Mustard had hoped to feature in the South African equivalent next month. But he could be heading for an event in Bangladesh instead. The inaugural Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will … Continue reading

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England’s likely lads for 2012: Tim Wellock

As cricket fans raise a seasonal glass or two to the England team at the end of a memorable 2011, those players who have achieved No 1 Test status must be wary of two northern lads capable of emptying bars … Continue reading

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Ben Harmison joins Kent with a point to prove

Kent captain Rob Key’s close friendship with Durham’s former England paceman Steve Harmison has helped the county to secure the signature of the fast bowler’s younger brother Ben for the 2012 season. Ben Harmison was released by Durham in September, … Continue reading

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Mustard targets SA after successful Zim T20 stint

Durham’s four-day captain, Phil Mustard, is confident of securing his second Twenty20 contract of the winter after helping Mountaineers win Zimbabwe’s Stanbic Bank 20 series. “I’ve had some feedback from South Africa saying they might be interested in me going … Continue reading

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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Mustard aims to flourish as Dawson’s replacement

Durham’s four-day captain Phil Mustard is determined to prove he can tolerate a little hardship by playing in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands until mid-December. He will take over in the Mountaineers team from Hampshire’s Liam Dawson, who played in only one … Continue reading

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England arrange Stokes surgery in the United States

England’s hierarchy have underlined the high regard in which the Durham’s Ben Stokes is held by sending him to the United States for corrective surgery. The 20-year-old all-rounder was out for six months in the middle of last season with … Continue reading

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New contract signals Smith’s Durham rehabilitation

Confirmation that Will Smith’s rehabilitation at Durham is complete has come with the signing of a two-year contract extension. It was only through Mark Stoneman’s misfortune in the first match of the season that Smith got back into the team … Continue reading

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Durham delight at new four-year deal for Onions

Graham Onions has signed a new four-year contract for Durham and fellow paceman Ruel Brathwaite has committed himself for two more years. Onions was the one Durham bowler to take 50 County Championship wickets this season after returning in the … Continue reading

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Benkenstein dominates Durham’s season awards night

Dale Benkenstein swept the board at Durham’s player of the year awards, topping the poll both from the members and his fellow players, while also receiving the batsman of the year prize. He was also presented with a special award … Continue reading

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