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New regulations light up the County Championship

The third verse of the Book of Genesis reads: “And God said, Let there be light and there was light.” Although not quite having the same authoritative powers, the ECB have issued a similar mandate this season, allowing floodlights to … Continue reading

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The night Sir Garry lined up again with Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire’s cricketers received a very pleasant surprise at a ‘Welcome Meeting’ staged to greet the six first-class county sides that are currently enjoying the facilities in Barbados. Fashionably late and totally unexpected, Sir Garfield Sobers arrived at the function in … Continue reading

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Maddy top scores as Warwicks kick off with a win

Warwickshire began their 2012 programme with a 14-run victory over Nottinghamshire at a sunny but breezy Windward Cricket Club on the east coast of Barbados. Put into bat, the Bears made 206 for 7 from 40 overs before dismissing their … Continue reading

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Notts visit is “dream come true” for Stephenson

The last man to complete the first-class ‘double’ of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in an English season is still in love with the game and enjoying a new project. Franklyn Stephenson, who completed the milestone with Nottinghamshire in 1988, … Continue reading

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Mick Newell on Adam Voges’ Notts return: listen now

Australian batsman Adam Voges has signed to return to Nottinghamshire for most of the 2012 season, as the county’s director of cricket Mick Newell confirms to Dave Bracegirdle…. Listen here For more county podcasts see here For more podcasts from … Continue reading

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Notts to target Twenty20 Cup under Voges

Mick Newell is hoping overseas signing Adam Voges will get Nottinghamshire over the line in next season’s Friends Life t20. Voges has yet to put pen to paper on a contract, but his signing is expected to be announced by … Continue reading

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Stress fracture to sideline Pattinson until early June

Nottinghamshire look likely to be without the services of Darren Pattinson for the first two months of the season, after the 32-year-old pace bowler suffered a stress fracture of the back while on duty for Victoria. Pattinson, who is half-way … Continue reading

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Play T20 Cup in a short block, says Newell: listen now

PODCAST: Mick Newell, the Nottinghamshire director of cricket, insists to Dave Bracegirdle that domestic cricket’s Twenty20 Cup should always be played in a short block of games Listen to what Mick has to say For more county podcasts see here … Continue reading

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Newell: Morgan proposals not in best interests of the game

Nottinghamshire’s Mick Newell believes proposals to alter the structure of the County Championship are being driven by commercial considerations. The David Morgan review into the future structure of domestic cricket has recommended that teams play 14 four-day games in future seasons … Continue reading

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Swann the costliest overseas player at IPL auction

Graeme Swann will have the highest reserve price of any overseas player at next month’s Indian Premier League auction. Competing franchises have been told they will need to bid in excess of $400,000 to secure the services of the England … Continue reading

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