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Mixed news for Durham on the injury front

While Steve Harmison’s injury troubles continue, Durham report that Ben Stokes is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a second operation on his badly dislocated finger. After working his way back towards full fitness, Harmison was to have accompanied … Continue reading

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Durham give Mustard blessing for Bangladesh event

Following his success in Zimbabwe’s domestic Twenty20 tournament, Durham’s Phil Mustard had hoped to feature in the South African equivalent next month. But he could be heading for an event in Bangladesh instead. The inaugural Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will … Continue reading

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Injury-prone Davies faces decision day on career

Durham will decide over the next few days whether to call a halt in their attempts to resurrect the career of seamer Mark Davies. They hope to have Steve Harmison, Liam Plunkett and Davies fit and firing for a renewed … Continue reading

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Football warm-up injury setback for Harmison

Further doubt was cast on the wisdom of cricketers playing football as part of their warm-up routine when Steve Harmison suffered his second freak injury of the season. A sprained ankle ruled him out of much-needed match practice against Sri … Continue reading

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Double standards if Onions cannot play: Harmison

As they wait to see whether they can reunite Steve Harmison and Graham Onions for back-to-back games against County Championship top three rivals in the next ten days, Durham are at least confident they will reap the dividends of Harmison’s … Continue reading

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Onions to return in northern derby

Graham Onions looks certain to make his comeback for Durham against Yorkshire at Headingley but will not be able to team up with Steve Harmison for several weeks. Although an X-ray in Hampshire failed to reveal a break, a scan … Continue reading

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Durham suffer Harmison injury scare

After playing in only half of Durham’s 16 County Championship games last season, Steve Harmison observed in the build-up to the new campaign: “We play far too much cricket.” He appeared, however, to approach his batting with renewed determination on … Continue reading

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Durham pace battery regaining its power

Durham are hoping they will shortly have a clean bill of health in a powerful seam attack which lost much of its potency through injury last season. Graham Onions expects to be given the all clear in the next few … Continue reading

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Durham take Brathwaite pace option

Durham have released 6ft 7in seamer Luke Evans and have confirmed that West Indian paceman Ruel Brathwaite will fill the vacancy. Brathwaite, the 25-year-old Loughborough and Cambridge graduate, was an emergency registration for Durham at the end of last season … Continue reading

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Two more join Durham’s long casualty list

With their County Championship title hopes gone, Durham have suffered yet more injury blows with Mark Davies and Ben Stokes back on the casualty list. The members have been left with a difficult choice for their Player of the Year, … Continue reading

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