Tag Archives: Lords

Dexter takes a break from Middlesex captaincy

Australian batsman Chris Rogers will take temporary charge of Middlesex when they take to the field at Lord’s against Durham on Thursday following Neil Dexter’s decision to temporarily stand down from the leadership. Rogers has agreed to take over as … Continue reading

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Lord’s surface like a result pitch directive: Adams

Surrey team director Chris Adams has explained the reasoning behind his criticism of a Lord’s pitch that helped Middlesex to clinch their slender three-run LV= County Championship win in the London derby. After the narrow defeat the former Sussex and … Continue reading

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Spring clean time for the Lord’s ‘spaceship’

Journalists and broadcasters working in the iconic Lord’s media centre this summer will have no excuses for not seeing with added clarity what is going on in the middle. The ‘spaceship’ building is currently undergoing a full external cleaning and refurbishment … Continue reading

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Warwickshire to seek more influence at Lord’s

Warwickshire are to seek greater influence in the corridors of power at the England and Wales Cricket Board offices at Lord’s. When their former batsman and chief executive Dennis Amiss steps down as deputy chairman of the ECB in the … Continue reading

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Fraser sees Middlesex revival growing with winter work

Next season’s fixtures cannot come soon enough for newly-promoted Middlesex, whose hungry young squad reported back for pre-Christmas winter conditioning as early as November 7. Back in the day when Angus Fraser was merely an up-and-coming club seamer, rank and file county … Continue reading

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Spot-fixing: Butt and Amir’s appeals rejected

Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir’s appeals were rejected in less than two hours today by the country’s most senior judge. The Lord Chief Justice said that cricket would be “poorer” for Amir’s absence from the game, but added that the … Continue reading

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The Times supports our Village Cup

It’s the cricket cup that offers village amateurs the chance of fulfilling their dreams – walking through the Long Room to play at Lord’s. The National Village Cup was launched by The Cricketer 40 years ago and to celebrate, The … Continue reading

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Lord Condon: the full interview

Lord Condon, the former anti-corruption chief, has claimed that cricket was tainted by the spot-fixing scandal because the sport took its eye off the “bad guys”. But in a candid interview with The Cricketer he claims that fixing is not … Continue reading

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Andrew Strauss reviews the year with Simon Hughes: live broadcast

So we’re done! If you missed it, don’t panic. Watch below. It was genuinely good stuff – you will not be wasting your time. Not as good repro as an Ashes DVD but much more interesting. And your questions were … Continue reading

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Entry to Test grounds: a worldwide struggle: Alan Tyers

An article on the excellent King Cricket blog this week detailed one Indian’s heroic attempts to buy a ticket, get into the ground and watch the Delhi Test match. Not as easy as you might think. But what are the … Continue reading

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