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Holmes aiming to resurrect career at Indian academy

Former Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes has taken a year out from his studies and paid his own way to India in an attempt to resurrect his county career. Holmes, 21, was released by Warwickshire last September after a brief spell … Continue reading

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Controversial Holmes cleared to play county cricket

Former Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes has been cleared to bowl again in county cricket though his controversial doosra remains banned. The 21-year-old Loughborough University student was banned from bowling in all first and second team cricket in July after his … Continue reading

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Holmes, the ‘English Murali’, released by Warwickshire

Warwickshire have released off-spinner Maurice Holmes whose controversial bowling action was under scrutiny for most of the second half of the season. The 21-year-old Loughborough University student was suspended from bowling in all competitive cricket after he was tested by … Continue reading

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ECB allow Holmes return to second XI cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board have further relaxed their bowling ban on Warwickshire’s Maurice Holmes to allow the off-spinner to play in county Second XI cricket. Holmes, who has a similar action to Muttiah Muralitharan, was suspended from all … Continue reading

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Brown haul denies Holmes chance to bowl

Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes was denied the chance to bowl on his return to action by the efforts of the county’s Second XI coach Dougie Brown. Holmes, 21, was suspended from all county first and second team cricket by the … Continue reading

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Holmes cleared to play in Birmingham League

Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes will begin his attempt to have his controversial bowling action cleared when he plays for Barnt Green in the Birmingham & District Premier League on Saturday July 23. Holmes was suspended from bowling by the England … Continue reading

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Warwickshire pledge remedial work with banned Holmes

Warwickshire have promised their backing to off spinner Maurice Holmes as he tries to get his controversial bowling action cleared by the England and Wales Cricket Board. Holmes has been banned from bowling in all cricket, including the Birmingham & … Continue reading

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Holmes faces uncertain future after ECB bowling ban

Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes faces an uncertain future in county cricket after being banned from bowling by the England and Wales Cricket Board for having an illegal bowling action. Holmes, 21, was twice reported by umpires for having a suspect … Continue reading

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Warwickshire give their support to Holmes

Warwickshire have given their backing to rookie off-spinner Maurice Holmes whose unusual  bowling action is again under scrutiny by the England and Wales Cricket Board. Holmes, known as the ‘English Murali’, will be tested by an independent analyst after twice … Continue reading

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Holmes action put under official scrutiny again

Warwickshire off-spinner Maurice Holmes, billed as ‘the English Murali’ when he was signed last year, is again under scrutiny from the England and Wales Cricket Board because of a suspect bowling action. Holmes had his action cleared by the ECB … Continue reading

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