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Ajmal wait appears over at last for Worcestershire

Worcestershire’s long and frustrating wait for the arrival of Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal appears to be over. The 33-year-old has been frustrated by a lengthy delay in the return of his passport from Abu Dhabi, where it was sent so … Continue reading

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Teenager Knight signs three-year Derbyshire contract

Teenage left-arm spinner Tom Knight, who won plenty of new admirers by taking 3 for 16 in a Friends Life t20 match shown live on Sky last week, has signed his first professional contract. Derbyshire, indeed, have moved quickly before … Continue reading

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ECB ban Scott Styris’s orange cricket boots

Want to believe that one of the features of Twenty20 cricket is supposed to be its colourful nature? One player who would take issue with that is Essex all-rounder Scott Styris who has been banned by the ECB from wearing … Continue reading

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Glamorgan confirm Simon Jones loan capture

Former England fast bowler Simon Jones is to return to Glamorgan on a one-month loan from Hampshire. The deal is expected to be ratified by the England and Wales Cricket Board on Monday June 20. It will mean 32-year-old Jones … Continue reading

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Broken jaw has left no pyschological scars: Alex Hales

I know the hectic schedule of the Friends Life T20 competition has attracted some criticism, but it’s perfect for me at the moment. After having a spell out of the game with a broken jaw, it’s a case of the … Continue reading

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Glamorgan return could become permanent for Jones

England’s 2005 Ashes hero Simon Jones is being lined up to make a dramatic and imminent return to Glamorgan. The Welsh county are being proactive in attempting to bring the 32-year-old back to the club he left in 2007. Injury-prone … Continue reading

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Worcestershire still made to wait for Ajmal’s arrival

Worcestershire will again be missing Pakistan off spinner Saeed Ajmal for their Friends Life t20 match against Derbyshire at Derby on Wednesday June 15. Ajmal is in possession of a visa but he has not been able to leave Pakistan … Continue reading

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Moxon happy with Rashid if not Yorkshire’s schedule

Durham and Yorkshire have decided against requesting an hour’s delay when they resume LV County Championship action on June 18, despite their respective coaches being unhappy with the scheduling. Both face Friends Life t20 matches the night before their four-day … Continue reading

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Every point vital in strong southern group: Adams

Chris Adams was left as frustrated as Kevin Pietersen and an 8,000 Oval crowd when Surrey’s Friends Life t20 match against Glamorgan fell victim to a thunderstorm at the halfway mark on the evening of June 10. Surrey’s cricket manager … Continue reading

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Southee delighted to get first chance of county cricket

Tim Southee is relishing the opportunity of showcasing his talents with Essex during this year’s Friends Life t20 competition. “It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do so this is a great chance for me to get some experience and … Continue reading

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