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Leics youngster Thakor boosted by award

Leicestershire batting prodigy Shiv Thakor was voted the Telesky Shopping Young Sports Personality (Male Under-18) at the 10th annual Lebara British Asian Sports Awards ceremony. The talented 17-year-old, who will join Leicestershire on a three-year summer contract this season, beat … Continue reading

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Ramprakash will not rush rehabilitation

  Mark Ramprakash’s decision to extend his remarkable Surrey career until he is 43 is based on the belief that the next couple of years will be very exciting ones at the Kia Oval. The former England batsman, who is … Continue reading

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Ramprakash faces fight to be fit for April

Mark Ramprakash is the latest cricketer to suffer a serious injury playing football, and the Surrey veteran may miss the start of next season as a result. Ramprakash, 41, and a keen amateur footballer, damaged his anterior cruciate ligament playing … Continue reading

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Why this summer has been a new experience

In all my 24 seasons as a professional cricketer I don’t think I have ever seen a county team like the one we’ve had at Surrey this season. We are a big club, with big expectations, but never before in … Continue reading

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A good month for the golden oldies!

I recently saw an article which claimed that professional cricket is becoming more and more of a young man’s game but, during July, some of the county game’s senior citizens have refuted such an assertion by producing some stellar performances. … 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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Hamilton-Brown doing well as captain

Victory in the County Championship game at Northampton was a big boost for everyone connected with Surrey, and it was personally very pleasing to be there at the crease at the end and to play an innings which helped to … Continue reading

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I am available for South Africa tour

The last few weeks have been a very interesting time, with all the concerted media speculation about whether or not I should have been in the frame for selection for the final Ashes Test at the Brit Oval. What was … Continue reading

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Next best player must replace KP

Who should England call up to replace Kevin Pietersen at number four in the order for the rest of this current Ashes series? For me, it is simple: whoever the selectors feel is the next best batsman available. Ian Bell … Continue reading

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Monty must keep the faith

It is important, for England and for English cricket in this Ashes summer, that Monty Panesar is given all the encouragement possible as the Tests against Australia approach. I played against him recently, for Surrey against Northamptonshire, and although he … Continue reading

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