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Caribbean trip to aid domestic ambition: Robinson

Sussex coach Mark Robinson is convinced a fortnight playing Twenty20 in the West Indies in January can improve the Sharks’ chances of landing the domestic title again. The county will follow in the footsteps of Hampshire and Somerset, who competed … 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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Yardy to lead Sussex in Caribbean T20 tournament

Sussex skipper Mike Yardy has confirmed his intention to lead the county in the next Caribbean Twenty20 in January. It will be his first overseas trip since Yardy returned home early from last year’s World Cup for treatment for depression. … Continue reading

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Allenby set to be named as Glamorgan T20 captain

Glamorgan are set appoint all-rounder Jim Allenby as their Twenty20 captain for the 2012 season. Allenby is being lined up to skipper the short-form of the game, taking some of the pressure off Mark Wallace, the wicketkeeper, who has aleady … Continue reading

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Leicestershire looking to surprise a few teams: Hoggard

Leicestershire are enjoying their status as underdogs as they prepare for the Nokia Champions League T20 qualifiers in Hyderabad. Leicestershire won the Friends Life t20 three weeks ago despite being the least fancied of the four sides who reached finals … 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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Nixon announces end to long county career

Leicestershire’s former England one-day international wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has announced that he will retire from county cricket at the end of the season. Nixon, who is likely to play only Twenty20 cricket for the rest of the season, is likely to … Continue reading

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Mark Ramprakash: Crazy scheduling a threat to Test standards

I hope people do not think I am over-egging this, but I am afraid cricket’s authorities in this country are aiding and abetting the demise of Test match cricket by their continued insistence that we should play County Championship and … Continue reading

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Durham recall overseas player Miller despite £1 million loss

Durham have announced a loss of almost £1m in the last financial year, but will not let it deter them from bringing back South African David Miller for their last three Twenty20 Cup group games. They lie third in the northern … Continue reading

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CMJ: Increase in bad behaviour a real cause for concern

The hot-headedness of Stuart Broad, in part a symptom of his current problems as a bowler who has temporarily lost the art of taking wickets, cost him half his match fee after England’s second one-day international against Sri Lanka at … Continue reading

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