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Gurney fitness is major worry for Leicestershire

  Leicestershire face an anxious wait to discover whether left-arm seamer Harry Gurney will be fit to face Lancashire in the Friends Life t20 semi-final at finals day at Edgbaston on Saturday August 27. Gurney broke down with a side … Continue reading

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Oxygen chamber aids Kartik’s bid to make t20 Finals Day

Murali Kartik has been visiting an oxygen tank in a bid to be fit to play for Somerset in Friends Life t20 Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday August 27. The Indian left-arm spinner, who is such a key figure … Continue reading

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Twenty20 semi-final not about revenge: Trescothick

Marcus Trescothick insists that revenge will be the last thing on his mind when Somerset face Hampshire in the second semi-final of Friends Life t20 Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday August 27. The game is a repeat of last … Continue reading

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Nixon reflects on his career’s emotional late chapter

Paul Nixon is in the process of writing his autobiography but there may well be a couple of additional chapters after the former England one-day international wicketkeeper helped Leicestershire to the Friends Life t20 finals day. Nixon announced last week … Continue reading

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Gurney hopeful of making T20 quarter-final

Harry Gurney’s prospects of being fit to play for Leicestershire in their Friends Life t20 quarter-final against Kent at Grace Road on August 6 seem to be improving. The left-arm seamer, a prolific wicket-taker in Twenty20 cricket this season, suffered a … Continue reading

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Hoggard and Gurney fitness doubts for T20 quarter-final

Leicestershire’s Friends Life t20 quarter final against Kent will be played at Grace Road on Saturday August 6 (5pm). There were originally supposed to be two quarter-finals on the Saturday but the England and Wales Cricket Board has now agreed … Continue reading

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Suppiah the unlikely record-breaker: Andrew Hignell

With the likes of Muttiah Muralitharan, Umar Gul and Dirk Nannes appearing this summer in the Friends Life t20, it is the name of one of those international stars which might have been put forward as the bowler most likely … Continue reading

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Champions League place is Hampshire aim: Bransgrove

Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove has welcomed the prospect of a potential Champions League place for this year’s Friends Life t20 finalists. Two counties have been invited to a Champions League qualifying tournament in Hyderabad from September 19-21, alongside four other … Continue reading

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Uxbridge assault, the records: Andrew Hignell

Twenty20 records were shattered at Uxbridge on Sunday June 26 when both Hamish Marshall and Kevin O’Brien struck hundreds for Gloucestershire against Middlesex in the Friends Life t20, as the visitors posted a mammoth total of 254 for 3. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Raise your glass to this Twenty20 competition

In a bid to stay awake and remain occupied during one of the many rain breaks during my days covering cricket in June, I recently found myself surfing the pages of the ECB’s website. I wasn’t in search of inspiration, … Continue reading

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