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Naming rights, author Swanny and Twitter quitter

Lancashire will press on with plans to sell the naming rights to Old Trafford in the new year, following a positive response both from members and potential partners. The first stage of the process will be to assess the potential … Continue reading

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Structure tinkering, compromise and snubbing

Collective frustration has cloaked the county scene this week following the delay on deciding a domestic structure for 2011. Although the majority remain in favour of the current volume of 16 Twenty20 group games – 11 clubs signed off a … Continue reading

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England coaches should also take a bow

Ijaz Butt’s latest statement claims that England are guilty of match fixing. If by that he means that they deliberately won the final NatWest one-day international at the Rose Bowl, he is right. It was a superb, gritty performance that … Continue reading

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Bopara and Rashid need Test opportunity

I think England are in a great position as they look forward to the four-Test series against Pakistan and the start of the real build-up to the Ashes in Australia this winter. But there are two players who I would … Continue reading

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Tredwell ready to meet next challenge

James Tredwell believes that his breakthrough tour of Bangladesh was also the biggest test yet of his mental resolve to get to the top. The 28-year-old Kent off spinner was so “mortified” at being left out of England’s first Test … Continue reading

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