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1 hr ago | Richmond and Twickenham Times
The Vatican's finest batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders are visiting St Mary's University, Twickenham, as part of a Cricket Tour of Light. The Vatican cricket team arrived at the university on September 12, and are participating in a five-match tour of the country where they will play teams including the Royal Army Chaplain's Department, culminating in a match against a Church of England team at Kent County Cricket Club.
5 hrs ago | Enfield Independent
Trott left the Ashes series Down Under last year after the first Test in Brisbane, due to a stress-related illness, and has not played internationally since. Despite a recurrence of the problem in April forcing him to take another break from the game, his domestic comeback in June has proved something of a success with four centuries - two each in the LV= County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup.
5 hrs ago | The Peninsula
Australian captain Michael Clarke , who has been ruled out of next month's one-day series against Pakistan, and Shahid Afridi, who has been reappointed as Pakistan's Twenty20 captain until 2016. LAHORE: Pakistan yesterday reappointed Shahid Afridi as their Twenty20 captain until 2016, three years after he was removed following a fall out with coach Waqar Younis and the cricket board.
6 hrs ago | Brighouse Echo
Commuters are facing major delays this evening after a man was fatally hit by a train in Hipperholme this afternoon. British Transport Police and Yorkshire Ambulance Service attended the incident close to Lightcliffe Cricket Club on Wakefield Road at 2.45pm.
10 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
WITH the final top and bottom positions already decided the final Saturday of the CDCA Division One season was about playing for pride. At the lovely Englands ground, visitors Oakridge won the toss and chose first use of an excellent surface.
14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai
Hyderabad: Depleted by the absence of some high-profile cricketers, IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will have a tough task at hand when they lorn horns with the formidable Chennai Super Kings in the opening Group 'A' match of Oppo Champions League T20 here tomorrow. Buoyed by its thumping success in the IPL T20 tournament this year, KKR is raring to go for the kill in the Champions League but their build-up to the tournament has been plagued by injuries to Chris Lynn and Morne Morkel and the absence of Shakib Al Hasan, who failed to get an NOC from the Bangladesh Cricket Association.
18 hrs ago | Sporting Life
The 31-year-old has been a revelation with the ball this season, taking an impressive 20 wickets in Hampshire's NatWest T20 Blast campaign. These included the off-spinner's career-best figures of three for 15 against Lancashire in the competition's Finals Day at Edgbaston.
DEPOSED Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB Premier League champions York Cricket Club ended the season on a high with a six-wicket win over Barnsley at Shaw Lane. Simon Lambert guided the visitors to victory in a low-scoring encounter with 58, after Nick Kay had torn through the home side's top order with a devastating spell.
Toppers Heworth also scuppered the promotion chances of second-placed Sessay when they won by 42 runs to knock their opponents down to third place. Neil Johnson led their run-making with 45, while assistance came from Dan Walton with 34 and Salman Syed 29 in a total of 205-8.
HEMINGBROUGH duly clinched the division four west title in their first season back in the Hunters arena thanks to a remarkable spell of bowling. After making 192-6 with M Scarr 69 not out, Woodhouse Grange all-rounder T Smith's 20 - he had earlier taken 4-33 - was the best score as Grange were tumbled out for 57, routed by A Roule, who collected seven wickets for the loss of just seven runs.
The 26-year-old will take charge ahead of regular skipper Kyle Coezter, although the Northants opener is part of the squad which faces 50-over games against the Tasmanian Tigers and Queensland Academy of Sport XIs before heading to New Zealand to play a Kiwi invitational XI and three domestic first-class sides. Mommsen played a pivotal part in ensuring Scotland reached the World Cup, scoring 520 runs in eight innings and claiming player of the tournament in the ICC qualifying event earlier this year.
Suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal is hoping to compete in next year's World Cup, after completing a rehabilitation program at the National Cricket Academy. Pakistan will be without Ajmal in next month's series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates after he was suspended by the International Cricket Council when his elbow extension was tested more than twice the allowable limit of 15 degrees.
MOEEN Ali insists Worcestershire will reap the benefit of their squad "becoming better players" no matter what the outcome of being back in LV= County Championship Division One next season. The County are still on cloud nine after Friday's dramatic win over Surrey earned them their fifth promotion in 12 years.
SOMERSET return to LV= County Championship today when they play Middlesex at the County Ground in their final home match of the season .
The West Indies have taken a 2-0 series lead over the Whites Ferns, after a 65-run win in the second one dayer in St Kitts. That's despite Sophie Devine smashing 89 from 93 balls for New Zealand.Batting first, Deandra Dottin hit 82 not out in helping the Windies to 246-5 from their 50 overs.
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The visitors held a seven-point advantage over their hosts going into the last match of the campaign, but they had no answer to Martinstown's batting and bowling on the day. And leading the way for Martinstown was Stewart, who blasted a superb 122 in his team's huge total of 279-9.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:19 pm
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