Bringing up a ton: what you learn about cricket as a 99-year-old
Hitting the nervous nineties has made me empathetic for the batsman at the crease who is trying to complete ‘a good innings’ By Donald Zec for The Nightwatchman, of the Sport NetworkI am feeling somewhat on edge and I th ...
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County Cricket on Sky Sports
Follow all the domestic cricket action across Sky Sports this summer.
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Steyn to join Hampshire
South Africa bowler Dale Steyn will join Hampshire as an overseas player for the 2018 season, the club has confirmed.
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Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland's position safe despite review
Rick McCosker to act as chair of review panelCharter to be drawn up detailing expected behaviourCricket Australia chairman David Peever has assured chief executive James Sutherland’s position is not under threat despite ...
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David Warner 'fully accepts' Cricket Australia sanctions over ball tampering
Former vice-captain will not appeal 12-month banBatsman vows to become a better person and role modelSomething of a line in the sand has been drawn in the ball tampering scandal after David Warner followed the lead of St ...
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Eoin Morgan hopes ball-tampering bans have restated cricket’s values
• England limited-overs captain backs Australia’s hardline response• ‘Australia have shown how serious the mistake was’Eoin Morgan, England’s limited-overs captain, believes cricket’s reputation has been hurt by the ball ...
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Trevor Bayliss suggests bare cupboard means few England batting changes
Despite England failing to win any of their seven Tests this winter, Trevor Bayliss says: ‘More than likely there will be the same men involved,’ against Pakistan and IndiaMost of the senior figures in the England setup ...
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County Championship 2018: how will your team perform this season?
With the new county cricket season beginning next week, we’d like to hear your hopes for the summer aheadThe weather is looking a bit kinder than in recent weeks and soon cricket grounds around the country will be hostin ...
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'Yorkshire targeting silverware'
Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon believes they have the talent to challenge for honours this season.
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Surrey seeking Marsh replacement
Surrey are seeking a new overseas player after Mitch Marsh was ruled out for the opening part of the season.
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Steve Smith accepts Cricket Australia ban for ball tampering
Former captain will not appeal sanctionsTakes ‘full responsibility’ for his role in scandalThe former Test captain Steve Smith has accepted the 12-month ban given to him by Cricket Australia for his role in the ball tamp ...
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Commonwealth Games: Australia's chance to repair sporting reputation
Organisers also hope Gold Coast Games can help restore event’s sporting and cultural relevanceThere are still references to cricket ball tampering in the Australian newspapers but they have been overtaken on the front pa ...
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ACA: 'Cricket Australia should reconsider ball tampering bans' – video
Australian Cricketers’ Association president Greg Dyer has called on Cricket Australia to reconsider the sanctions handed out to Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft over the ball tampering scandal Continue rea ...
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Morgan to miss start of County season
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan will miss the start of Middlesex's season due to a fractured thumb, the club have announced.
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Cricket scandal's ripple effect gives Alex Hales his IPL chance at last | Ali Martin
‘It’s amazing how quickly things can change in cricket,’ says Sunrisers Hyderabad’s late pick-up for the 2018 IPLWhen Cameron Bancroft took sandpaper to the ball on the third day in Cape Town, it was not just the spark f ...
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South Africa thrash Australia by 492 runs to complete series rout
• South Africa 344-6, Australia 221 & 119 all out | Full scorecard• Vernon Philander took six wickets on the final day in JohannesburgSouth Africa completed their first Test series win at home to Australia since ...
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Joe Root says England 'could not have done more' against New Zealand
England draw second Test in New Zealand and lose series 1-0Root praises Jack Leach for his ‘encouraging debut’Joe Root expressed a mixture of frustration and pride after his side drew the second Test and failed to level ...
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South Africa v Australia: fourth Test, day five – live!
Updates from the final day of play in JohannesburgEngland frustrated as New Zealand take series winFeel free to get in touch on email or tweet @JPHowcroft 9.43am BST 38th over: Australia 99-6 (Paine 7, Cummins 0) Maharaj ...
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England frustrated by New Zealand and bad light as second Test is drawn
England 307 & 352-9 dec; New Zealand 278 & 256-8 Draw sees New Zealand win two-Test series 1-0It was captivating until the end and – for England – hugely frustrating. They could not bowl New Zealand out o ...
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ACA labels ball tampering bans 'disproportionate' and calls for reduction
Cricket Australia urged to recalibrate bansPlayers showed ‘extraordinary contrition’, says Greg DyerThe Australian Cricketers’ Association has called on Cricket Australia to take into account “extraordinary contrition” s ...
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