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Gillespie has aura to revitalise Yorkshire, says Gale

Jason Gillespie has promised to bring fun to Yorkshire when he begins his new job as first-team coach but there is very serious business for the former Australian fast bowler to attend to. Primarily, meeting the expectations of the club’s … Continue reading

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Yorkshire return for Gillespie as first team coach

Former Australian Test bowler Jason Gillespie is rejoining Yorkshire as part of the club’s revamped coaching set-up. Gillespie, 36, will be named as first team coach at a Headingley press conference on Tuesday November 15, succeeding Craig White in the … Continue reading

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Ray Illingworth reveals match-fixing approach: Richard Gibson

Ray Illingworth was tapped up to throw a match against the Netherlands when he was England manager at the 1996 World Cup. Illingworth, now 79, was twice approached by the same individual at the team hotel in Peshawar and reported the incident … Continue reading

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Gayle force blowing towards English T20: Richard Gibson

Chris Gayle will get his eye in for December’s Big Bash League in Australia with a surprise stint in Zimbabwe’s domestic Twenty20 competition. And Gayle could also be featuring in English domestic Twenty20 next summer.  Gayle, currently at odds with the West … Continue reading

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Pietersen and Morgan the ICC T20 stars: Richard Gibson

Two English batsmen are expected to feature prominently in the International Cricket Council’s newly-contrived Twenty20 rankings, which are launched ahead of reigning World Twenty20 winners England’s match against inaugural 20-over champions India next week. Kevin Pietersen, man of the tournament … Continue reading

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Richardson and the Dad’s Army heroes: Richard Gibson

Alan Richardson, the unlikely leading wicket-taker in the top tier of the 2011 County Championship, reckons it is no coincidence that the country’s most successful seamers resembled something of a Dad’s Army this year. Richardson claimed a personal-best 73 scalps … Continue reading

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Brearley on Dilley’s all-rounder potential: Richard Gibson

One unforgettable Ashes innings was the batting beacon amongst the tributes to the late Graham Dilley this week – but Mike Brearley, the England captain when he produced the boisterous 56 in question, reckons his natural talent would have pushed … Continue reading

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Strauss plans tour warm-up trip to India: Richard Gibson

England captain Andrew Strauss’ latest Test warm-up has been pencilled in for India in December, alongside 11 members of the England Performance Programme. Strauss, 34, prepared for the Test tour of New Zealand in early 2008 by playing some limited-overs … Continue reading

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Sehwag ready to be a Titan of cricket: Richard Gibson

Virender Sehwag and Steve Harmison are expected to participate in the Titans of Cricket roadshows next week despite both ending the 2011 English season sidelined. Sehwag’s recent visit to the UK was fleeting – his arrival was delayed until the … Continue reading

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Gayle’s 2012 tour chances recede: Richard Gibson

The chances of former West Indies captain Chris Gayle featuring in next year’s Test series in England have receded despite recent attempts at conciliation by the West Indies Cricket Board. Gayle, 32 next week, caused uproar in 2009 when he … Continue reading

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