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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Tufnell the batsman’s finest hour: Andrew Hignell

The remarkable events on the second day of the opening Test between South Africa and Australia at Cape Town and, in particular, Nathan Lyon’s achievement in top-scoring with 14 in Australia’s meagre second innings total of 47 resulted in cricket … Continue reading

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Head rules heart for Denly in switch to Middlesex

Allowing your head to rule your heart is difficult at the best of times, but the choice becomes even trickier for a professional sportsman contemplating a decision to part company with a club that has dominated half of his life. … Continue reading

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Rayner confirms move to Middlesex on three-year deal

Off-spinner Ollie Rayner is joining Middlesex on a three-year contract after two loan spells at Lord’s last season. The 25-year-old is leaving Sussex, for whom he played youth and Academy cricket before joining the professional staff in 2006. Rayner became … Continue reading

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Scott pens permanent deal to stay at Worcestershire

Worcestershire have completed the signing of wicketkeeper Ben Scott from Middlesex on a one-year contract. The 30-year-old spent the first half of last season on loan with Worcestershire and rejoined them on a similar arrangement in mid-May after Ben Cox … Continue reading

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Sam Robson on being a summer success story: listen now

PODCAST: Middlesex’s Sydney-born opener Sam Robson talks about his storming second half to the County Championship season but refuses to look beyond his current plans of a brief spell down under before returning to prepare for next summer at Lord’s. Kevin Hand talks … Continue reading

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Rayner’s return to Middlesex may become permanent

Ollie Rayner seems set for a permanent move from Sussex to Middlesex after agreeing to his second loan spell of the summer at Lord’s. Rayner, the 25-year-old off-spinning all-rounder, is to leave Sussex immediately for a month-loan long at Middlesex … Continue reading

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Robson benefits from influence of Rogers

Rather like the No 82 London buses that transfer cricket fans from St John’s Wood toward Victoria Station, Australian top-order batsmen appear to work in pairs at Middlesex these days. No sooner did the Panthers sign the nuggety New South … Continue reading

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Dexter unhappy with fixture list pile-ups

Middlesex captain Neil Dexter is blaming, in part at least, the manic fixture list for his side’s Jekyll and Hyde performances in four-day and one-day cricket. Second in the County Championship’s Division Two and second in the Clydesdale Bank 40 … Continue reading

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Strauss makes county switch in bid for form

Andrew Strauss, the England captain, has taken the unprecedented step of arranging to play for Somerset in their tour match against India at Taunton next month in an effort to recapture his form before the four-match series against the world’s … Continue reading

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