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  • McDonald extends Grace Road stay

    McDonald extends Grace Road stay

    02 Jul 2015 12:16

    Leicestershire head coach Andrew McDonald has agreed a two-year contract extension.The former Australia all-rounder, who was a former overses player at Grace Road, returned to lead the backroom staff last winter and has now penned a new d

  • No time wasted for Yorkshire

    No time wasted for Yorkshire

    01 Jul 2015 18:02

    Yorkshire needed only 82 minutes to wrap up victory by an innings and 47 runs against Durham and leapfrog their hosts to move 11 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship with a game in hand. The defending champions came in

  • Yorkshire go top by thumping Durham

    Yorkshire go top by thumping Durham

    01 Jul 2015 12:01

    Yorkshire needed only 82 minutes to wrap up victory by an innings and 47 runs against Durham and leapfrog their hosts to move 11 points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship with a game in hand.The defending champions came into

  • Marsh taking nothing for granted

    Marsh taking nothing for granted

    01 Jul 2015 18:02

    Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will take nothing for granted on Ashes selection despite plundering a second successive century when making

  • Rashid revels in England call-up

    Rashid revels in England call-up

    01 Jul 2015 15:47

    Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid is basking in the joy of being called up to England's Ashes squad for the first Test in Cardiff next week.

  • Bayliss takes right perspective

    Bayliss takes right perspective

    01 Jul 2015 15:32

    Having witnessed tragedy and terrorism during his coaching career, new England boss Trevor Bayliss is uniquely placed to put the Ashes in the rig

  • Durham holding on against Yorkshire

    Durham holding on against Yorkshire

    30 Jun 2015 19:02

    Mark Stoneman's century staved off Yorkshire's push for victory against Durham although the White Rose will be expected to wrap up a conclusive w

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  • Bayliss set to name first squad

    Bayliss set to name first squad

    30 Jun 2015 16:01

    New England coach Trevor Bayliss will name his first Test squad on Wednesday, with the majority of those who were summoned for a bonding trip in Spain set for the Ashes opener in Cardiff.Bayliss, the first Australian to lead England, brou

  • Emerging talents shortlisted

    Emerging talents shortlisted

    30 Jun 2015 09:47

    Six of England's brightest emerging talents have been shortlisted for the LV= Breakthrough Player award.Yorkshire's Jack Leaning, Sussex's Ollie Robinson, Gloucestershire's Craig Miles, Surrey's Tom Curran, Nottinghamshire's Luke Wood and

  • Starc has pink ball concerns

    Starc has pink ball concerns

    30 Jun 2015 09:01

    Australia paceman Mitchell Starc says he is "yet to be convinced" Kookaburra's pink ball is ready for day/night Test cricket.The first ever day/night floodlit Test will take place between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide from Novembe

  • Duckett dazzles at Old Trafford

    Duckett dazzles at Old Trafford

    29 Jun 2015 18:02

    A brilliant century from opener Ben Duckett ensured Northamptonshire enjoyed a productive day against LV= County Championship Division Two leaders Lancashire at Old Trafford.Twenty-year-old Duckett struck 134 off 151 balls as the visitors

  • Sri Lanka level series with ease

    Sri Lanka level series with ease

    29 Jun 2015 09:01

    Sri Lanka won the second Test against Pakistan by seven wickets as they chased down 153 with the minimum of fuss on the final day to level the series.A collapse by the tourists on day four in Colombo had left Sri Lanka chasing the relativ

  • Lehmann confident in Smith

    Lehmann confident in Smith

    29 Jun 2015 03:47

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann has given short shrift to Stuart Broad's suggestion that Steven Smith is a weak link in the Ashes. England seamer Broad reckons Smith could struggle at number three this summer, but he made 111 in the tour-

  • Marsh fires ahead for Australia

    Marsh fires ahead for Australia

    27 Jun 2015 17:31

    Mitchell Marsh cranked up the fight for Australia's Ashes all-rounder berth by blasting a 94-ball century and then retiring himself out in the tour match against Kent. The 23-year-old's 101 ratcheted up Australia's chase for victory on day

  • Match in the balance in Colombo

    Match in the balance in Colombo

    27 Jun 2015 12:31

    Pakistan fought back impressively on day three to leave the second Test against Sri Lanka finely balanced in Colombo. The hosts established a first-innings lead of 177 and would have been confident of taking a stanglehold on the game when M

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