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The decision that would have “gutted” WG: Richard Gibson

WG Grace would have been ‘gutted’, according to his successor as Gloucestershire captain Alex Gidman, at the blow dealt to the club after plans to turn the Nevil Road ground Grace himself purchased in 1889 into a 17,500-seater stadium were … 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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England treating County Championship with contempt: Tim Wellock

The England hierarchy is treating the LV County Championship with contempt. In the first place why have they scheduled a one-day international in Ireland at a time when the Championship is nearing its conclusion? Secondly, if they must send a … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England’s seaming dilemma, Cardiff, day five, lunch

England and Sri Lanka both have bowling problems heading into next Test Lunch: First Test, day five, Cardiff Match score: England 491-5 (Bell 98*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) lead Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene … Continue reading

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Double standards if Onions cannot play: Harmison

As they wait to see whether they can reunite Steve Harmison and Graham Onions for back-to-back games against County Championship top three rivals in the next ten days, Durham are at least confident they will reap the dividends of Harmison’s … Continue reading

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No more Mr Grumpy: Onions is back

Some people have a golden arm – or a good scriptwriter. Back surgery slowed Ian Botham down, but he still took a wicket with his first ball on his England comeback, and Graham Onions’ return to action was almost as … Continue reading

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Onions to return in northern derby

Graham Onions looks certain to make his comeback for Durham against Yorkshire at Headingley but will not be able to team up with Steve Harmison for several weeks. Although an X-ray in Hampshire failed to reveal a break, a scan … Continue reading

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Luckless Davies sidelined for two months

Durham’s astonishing tally of foot and ankle injuries last season has continued with four-day skipper Phil Mustard and seamer Mark Davies both suffering stress fractures to a foot. There was a further scare on the final day of the match … Continue reading

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Onions comeback progressing well

Durham and England paceman Graham Onions has come safely through his first week of bowling following back surgery and is on course to start the season. After being given the all clear following his recent scans, Onions has  turned his … Continue reading

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