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CMJ: Well-being of cricket should be Morgan’s priority

One should always be prepared to offer an alternative when criticising cricket administrators who invariably have the game’s best interests at heart but all too often give way to mis-placed priorities. This, therefore, is what I suggested to David Morgan when … Continue reading

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English cricket’s early starts, the history: Andrew Hignell

County cricket will make its earliest ever start in 2012 following the announcement by the England and Wales Cricket Board of next season’s fixture schedule. The first round of first-class games start on Saturday March 31 with a series of matches … Continue reading

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Champions Lancashire keep faith in ‘fortress Aigburth’

Lancashire will begin their first defence of the County Championship title since 1935 with a repeat of the fixture that launched their triumphant 2011 campaign, against Sussex at Aigburth in April. That is one of four Championship matches that will … Continue reading

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Fixture list for 2012 sows more seeds of confusion

The summer of 2012 will be an even tougher prospect than usual for county cricket, with the European football championship and then the London Olympics dominating the sporting landscape. Moreover, what with last week’s Morgan Report recommendations on the domestic … Continue reading

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Fixture list chaos is unacceptable: Sunni Upal

Working at Lord’s this season has opened my eyes to the number of catastrophic mistakes in the domestic cricket calendar. When you see how the thoughtlessness of the fixture list directly affects the spectator, it brings home the folly of … Continue reading

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