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Bopara puts full focus on winning Test place

One of the most surprising aspects of the recent Indian Premier League auction was the failure of Essex all-rounder Ravi Bopara to win a contract for the competition although two of his county colleagues, Ryan ten Doeschate and newcomer Owais … Continue reading

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Grayson hails significance of Bopara signing

Essex batsman Ravi Bopara has finally penned a deal that commits the stylish right-hander to another two years with the county. Negotiations to conclude a deal had become somewhat protracted although Essex first team coach Paul Grayson admitted he always … 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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Bopara stumping was moment to cherish

To win games of County Championship cricket you need the critical moments to go your way and the Kent side enjoyed such a key turning point during our recent victory over Essex at Canterbury. Ravi Bopara has been in good … Continue reading

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Bopara responds in style to Test omission

Ravi Bopara responded to his omission from the England side for the opening Test against Pakistan with an unbeaten 88 for Essex in their nine-wicket Clydesdale Bank 40 victory against Northamptonshire. That performance followed a hundred in each innings against … Continue reading

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Bopara and Rashid need Test opportunity

I think England are in a great position as they look forward to the four-Test series against Pakistan and the start of the real build-up to the Ashes in Australia this winter. But there are two players who I would … Continue reading

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