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Nick Compton’s hit reduces chances of Middlesex losing to Warwickshire

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After all the fun of the fare at Lord’s last weekend, the pitch for this match has been undercooked and two-paced, meaning that alongside unseasonal weather batting has been tricky. Warwickshire’s impressive 342 was anchored by Laurie Evans’ 98, that gave them a chance to win the match; on Tuesday Nick Compton’s gritty 74 greatly […]

June 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Cricket,Sport | Read More »

Middlesex inflict record defeat on Kent as Eoin Morgan hits half-century

Middlesex v Kent Spitfires: NatWest T20 Blast

Eoin Morgan returned to domestic duty with a half-century as Middlesex thrashed Kent Spitfires by 115 runs to claim their first win of the season in the NatWest T20 Blast. The England one-day captain, who returned this week from his stint in the Indian Premier League with Sunrisers Hyderabad, hit three sixes and four fours […]

May 29th, 2015 | Posted in Cricket,Sport | Read More »

West Indies dump veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul for Australia Test series

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Australia will not face Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the Caribbean next month after the veteran left-hander was left out of the West Indies squad. The 40-year-old, who has played 164 Tests in 21 years, was not named by chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd when the 12-man training squad for the two-Test series was named on Monday. […]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Cricket,Sport | Read More »

Royal Challengers Bangalore turn on the IPL style to thrash Rajasthan

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Amidst all the glamour of the IPL, it is a minor curiosity that Royal Challengers Bangalore, its most glamorous franchise, has yet to win the competition. But this thrashing of Rajasthan Royals, the margin a monstrous 71 runs, earned them a place in Friday’s eliminator against Chennai Super Kings; few will confidently bet against them. […]

May 21st, 2015 | Posted in Cricket,Sport | Read More »

Cricket legend Benaud laid to rest

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A private funeral and commemoration service attended by family members and former players has been held for former Australian captain and legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud. Former players Shane Warne and Ian Chappell attended, as did former team-mate and Anglican lay-preacher Brian Booth, who led the service. Benaud died on Friday, aged 84, after complications […]

April 15th, 2015 | Posted in Cricket,Sport | Read More »

Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh can upset India – Mortaza

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World Cup quarter-final: India v Bangladesh Bangladesh have the strength in depth to upset India in Thursday’s World Cup quarter-final in Melbourne, according to captain Mashrafe Mortaza. Four of the Tigers’ squad featured in a pool-stage win over India at the 2007 World Cup but Mortaza says the world champions should be wary of his […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Cricket,Sport | Read More »

Peter Moores keen for England to forget about Kevin Pietersen

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Peter Moores, the new England coach, is determined not to let the early stages of his second spell in charge be dogged by the ghost of Kevin Pietersen, stating that the future is more exciting than the past and that his team can hit the ground running despite injury concerns over Ben Stokes and Matt […]

May 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Cricket | Read More »

Dene Hills is leaving England and Wales Cricket Board

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The Australian coach Dene Hills is leaving British cricket team to take part as an assistant coach in Australian team. The new coach will be Graham Gooch. However, there are worries that Dene Hills will transfer the things that he learnt from Andrew Strauss and his team mates to the Australian team. Such a move […]

March 15th, 2012 | Posted in Cricket | Read More »