Tag Archives: MCC

Durham due to meet up again with Tait in Dubai

Durham will permit themselves a collective little smile if Shaun Tait bowls any no-balls against them in the Emirates Airline Twenty20 Trophy in Dubai this week. The Australian Twenty20 specialist, the first man to break the 100mph barrier at Lord’s, … Continue reading

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Moeen to complete busy winter with MCC chance

Worcestershire’s Moeen Ali and Alan Richardson and Northamptonshire pair Stephen Peters and Niall O’Brien have been included in the MCC squad for the match against champion county Lancashire in Abu Dhabi from March 27 to 30. It will be the third … Continue reading

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Brewer: Business of cricket “is getting tougher”

Nottinghamshire’s Derek Brewer believes “seismic changes” in cricket have made it increasingly difficult for clubs to be run successfully. A number of counties including Notts, who posted record operating profits in January, have reported good results in recent months in … Continue reading

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2012 National Village Cup Draw

The draw for the 2012 National Village Cup has now been made. The competition, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year gets under way on Sunday, April 22 with the Preliminary Round. Please note that the regional boundaries of some … Continue reading

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MCC and The Times support the 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 reaches its 40th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, the MCC has … Continue reading

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Derek Brewer on becoming MCC chief executive: listen here

PODCAST: Derek Brewer talks about his new challenge, as Secretary and Chief Executive of the MCC… Dave Bracegirdle talks to Derek Brewer For more county podcasts see here For more podcasts from Dave Bracegirdle, see here

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County Cricket loses appeal: Alan Tyers

By Alan Tyers at Marylebone Crown Court Serial offender County Cricket was once again back in the dock today as a court heard a plea to have its sentence of 16 games a season reduced to 14. Judge Lord Chief … Continue reading

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Richardson and the Dad’s Army heroes: Richard Gibson

Alan Richardson, the unlikely leading wicket-taker in the top tier of the 2011 County Championship, reckons it is no coincidence that the country’s most successful seamers resembled something of a Dad’s Army this year. Richardson claimed a personal-best 73 scalps … Continue reading

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CMJ: Bradshaw will be a hard act to follow at Lord’s

Many things happened in cricket last week- England’s victory at The Oval, Sachin Tendulkar’s near miss, Eoin Morgan’s happy return to Dublin, Leicestershire’s spirited Twenty20 triumph and so on- but the news that stirred me most was the resignation of … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: TV show plans, Dhoni and Dirk in demand

Plans are at an advanced stage for a prime time cricket-themed television show, involving some of the world’s elite players. Investment company Ingenious Media are funding the Titans of Cricket, scheduled to take place in three city arenas over one … Continue reading

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