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County coaches rebel against ECB fixture list plans

County coaches are opposed to plans in the Morgan Report to reduce the number of County Championship matches to 14 per team. It is expected that the coaches will tell the ECB at a meeting at Lord’s on February 7 … Continue reading

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Players’ union urge ECB to ignore Morgan Report proposals

The Professional Cricketers’ Association have told the England and Wales Cricket Board that players prefer the county schedule that has been introduced for the forthcoming season to the format proposed in the Morgan Report. The report, compiled by former ECB … Continue reading

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Ramprakash supports PCA racism awareness campaign

The Professional Cricketers’ Association has revamped its Racism Awareness Campaign to ensure that cricket’s image is not tarnished by some of the high profile cases that have blighted football recently. Liverpool’s Luis Suarez was recently ban for eight matches by … Continue reading

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Vikram Solanki: discipline not a problem in county cricket

It would be easy to believe from recent newspaper headlines that county cricket faces a major problem with on-field discipline. Two captains, James Foster and Marcus Trescothick, have appeared before ECB disciplinary panels to answer for the conduct of their … Continue reading

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Vikram Solanki: PCA’s anti-corruption initiative is strong move

The issue of match and spot fixing in cricket is not in the headlines as much as it was last summer but it doesn’t mean that we should not be vigilant and keep looking at ways of improving anti-corruption education. … Continue reading

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Counties to reject 14-match Championship

Counties still face a battle to preserve the current 16-match County Championship despite voting by an overwhelming majority to reject a revised 14-match structure. The England and Wales Cricket Board sent out a questionnaire to counties after an inconclusive meeting … Continue reading

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Bumble black out, beardy weirdy and confiscated items

Richard Illingworth is the latest umpire to be selected for the England and Wales Cricket Board’s exchange programme with West Indies. Illingworth, 47, has just completed his first home summer on the international list – his debut was Bangladesh’s historic … Continue reading

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Bopara close to signing Essex deal

Essex fans can look forward to the sight of Ravi Bopara continuing his relationship with the county next season. That is the anticipation of Essex first team coach Paul Grayson who told TME that the county are close to completing … Continue reading

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