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Andrew Hignell: It’s no April fool!

The 2011 English season began, like the previous summer, with a match involving the MCC and the Champion County as Nottinghamshire met the MCC at Abu Dhabi in a four-day match which started on March 27. A hundred years ago, … Continue reading

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Notts seek boost from Broad and Shreck

Nottinghamshire are hoping that the return of a fully fit Charlie Shreck, and the unexpected availability of Stuart Broad, could give their seam attack a huge double bonus in the early stages of the 2011 season. Shreck has started bowling … Continue reading

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Peters wins MCC selection against Notts

Northamptonshire opening batsman Stephen Peters has been named in the MCC squad for the four-day Champion County match against Nottinghamshire in Abu Dhabi later this month. Peters enjoyed a successful 2010 campaign in which he scored 1,320 County Championship runs, … Continue reading

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Carter call-up bittersweet for Notts

Good news for Andy Carter this week has meant a fresh strain on Nottinghamshire’s seam bowling resources ahead of the county champions’ Abu Dhabi adventure later this month. Carter has been called to the Caribbean to join the England Lions … Continue reading

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CMJ: Bangladesh win is good for cricket

Although, naturally, I would like to see England do well in this World Cup, it gladdened the heart to see how hard Bangladesh fought to win the victory against Andrew Strauss’s team which keeps alive their own hopes of reaching … Continue reading

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Maddy cannot save MCC

Four wickets from Warwickshire’s Darren Maddy proved in vain for the MCC who crashed to a second successive heavy defeat at the hands of Namibia in the latest match on their storm-ravaged tour. The hastily arranged 50-over match in the … Continue reading

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Stormy start for MCC

The MCC’s tour of Namibia has been hit by storms in the capital city of Windhoek. The visitors were due to start a three-day match against the Namibian national side on Saturday but the major grounds in the capital are … Continue reading

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The TWC interview: Mark Alleyne

Mark Alleyne captained Gloucestershire during their reign as the best one-day side in the country, winning eight trophies between 1999 and 2004. He has recently been appointed MCC head coach, where he will run their Young Cricketers programme. Here he … Continue reading

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