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Collingwood’s IPL troubles could be Durham boost

Durham are hoping that Paul Collingwood will be available for the full season following reports that his Indian Premier League contract with Rajasthan Royals has been cancelled. It will be a further reminder to Collingwood of life’s ups and downs. … Continue reading

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Sussex ponder next move after Wright’s IPL call-up

Sussex cricket manager Mark Robinson will intensify his search for an overseas player after losing Luke Wright for the early stages of the new season. England one-day all-rounder Wright has confirmed on his Twitter account that he is to become … Continue reading

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Walker philosophical about Shah’s IPL reprieve

Essex hopes of having Owais Shah in their side for the entire domestic season have been dashed with the news that the former England and Middlesex batsman had received a belated offer to participate in the Indian Premier League. The … Continue reading

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Swann the costliest overseas player at IPL auction

Graeme Swann will have the highest reserve price of any overseas player at next month’s Indian Premier League auction. Competing franchises have been told they will need to bid in excess of $400,000 to secure the services of the England … Continue reading

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Clarke heads up Midlands contingent hoping for IPL call

Warwickshire all-rounders Rikki Clarke and Steffan Piolet and former Northamptonshire batsman Mal Loye are among the 183 players in this year’s Indian Premier League auction. Former England Test players Clarke has is the most expensive of the trio with a … Continue reading

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Twenty20 demands keep Collingwood away from Durham

Durham are resigned to seeing no more of Paul Collingwood next season than they did last as he chases the big bucks of Twenty20 cricket. When Collingwood signed a new three-year contract with the club last summer, following his retirement … Continue reading

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Petersen interests Essex as overseas player option

Confirmation that Alviro Petersen will not be returning to Glamorgan, having been released from his status as a Kolpak player, could see Essex enter the market for his services. They are seeking to draft in a leading overseas batsman to … Continue reading

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Kieswetter rejects IPL to give Somerset a boost

Craig Kieswetter has given Somerset a double boost by agreeing a new contract and deciding not to make himself available for the Indian Premier League. The 24-year-old England one-day wicketkeeper’s new agreement binds him to Somerset until the end of … Continue reading

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Stevens hoping his Winter’s Tale has happy ending

A Winter’s Tale maybe one of Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedies but, thus far at least, this close-season has proved far from a bundle of laughs for Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens. Selected by the ECB for England’s side at the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Nixon accepts IPL coaching job at Pune Warriors

Former England one-day international wicketkeeper Paul Nixon is to join Indian Premier League franchise Pune Warriors as batting coach. Nixon retired from first-class cricket at the end of last season after a 22-year career but was expected to stay involved … Continue reading

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