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England treating County Championship with contempt: Tim Wellock

The England hierarchy is treating the LV County Championship with contempt. In the first place why have they scheduled a one-day international in Ireland at a time when the Championship is nearing its conclusion? Secondly, if they must send a … Continue reading

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Mustard keen to continue as Durham’s four-day captain

Durham’s Phil Mustard admits his captaincy isn’t as faultless as his tossing of the coin, but he is keen to carry on next season. The man known as ‘The Colonel’ has scored ten out of ten with the toss in … Continue reading

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Unlucky break is ‘awful timing’: Andrew Gale

No sooner had Jacques Rudolph got his feet back under the Yorkshire table after answering their SOS than he finds himself in the role of captain. Andrew Gale, who claimed responsibility for bringing Rudolph back, will miss the rest of … Continue reading

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Durham left to rue Collingwood T20 quarter-final absence

Two days after signing a new three-year contract, having rejected Derbyshire’s overtures, Paul Collingwood was unable to take part as Durham were sent spinning out of the Friends Life t20. Collingwood’s off cutters were sadly missed in the Rose Bowl … Continue reading

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Di Venuto poised for T20 quarter-final call-up

Durham will consider pitching Michael Di Venuto into his first Twenty20 match for two years in their Friends Life t20 quarter-final on Sunday August 7 – if he is fit. The opener’s recent form has persuaded one-day skipper Dale Benkenstein that … 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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Schedule and Lions calls penalise Yorkshire again

  Yorkshire’s director of cricket, Martyn Moxon, currently has plenty of ammunition for stoking old grievances. He finds himself in a very similar situation to last season, when the congested fixture list and England Lions matches clashing with crucial LV … Continue reading

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Yorkshire plan to bring Bresnan into Roses battle

Yorkshire are confident of fielding Jacques Rudolph in the Roses match at Headingley and will have Tim Bresnan in their side from the second day if he is not required at Lord’s. Rudolph flew in today (July 19) and is … Continue reading

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Durham confident Collingwood will turn down Derbys

Durham are confident they can repel Derbyshire’s audacious bid to sign Paul Collingwood, which has been confirmed by the tabling of a 28-day notice to speak to him. After sacking John Morris as director of cricket early this season, the … Continue reading

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Yorkshire look for Rudolph’s runs to revive them

A day after Geoff Boycott pledged that Yorkshire would not press the panic button, the county has announced that Jacques Rudolph will return as an overseas player for the rest of this season. Clearance from the England and Wales Cricket … Continue reading

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