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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: CEO Snedden now in Duco's corner

Martin Snedden, the former New Zealand Cricket boss and one of the key organisers of the Rugby World Cup three years ago, is about to get to grips with the often murky world of professional boxing. The 55-year-old has been appointed group chief executive of Duco Events, the company behind the popular NRL Auckland Nines and Fight for Life events, and also the promotion and management of Joseph Parker, New Zealand's rising heavyweight.

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7 hrs ago | Richmond and Twickenham Times

Holy bowlers from the Vatican cricket team arrive at St Mary's

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.

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11 hrs ago | Enfield Independent

Jonathan Trott has been in fine form since his return from a stress-related condition

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.

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11 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Pakistan reappoint Afridi as T20 captain until 2016

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.

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12 hrs ago | Brighouse Echo

Man killed after being hit by train in Hipperholme

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.

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15 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

CRICKET: Oakridge ace Smith takes final average to more than 100

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.

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19 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Sans key players, IPL champs KKR will find it tough to beat CSK

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.

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Yesterday | Sporting Life

Will Smith took 20 wickets in Hampshire's NatWest T20 Blast campaign

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.

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Yesterday | Oxford Times

CRICKET: Foster shines in Horspath's cup final romp

HORSPATH capped a triumphant season by storming to an eight-wicket vwin over Shipton-under-Wychwood in the Bernard Tollett Oxfordshire Cup final at Witney Mills. Skipper Will Eason's side, who had already gained promotion to Home Counties Premier League Division 1, steamrollered Shipton in double quick time.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

York Press

Lambert in groove to seal victory for York Cricket Club

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.

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York Press

Senior Cricket League: Promotion from division one for Heworth and Acomb

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.

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York Press

Senior Cricket League: Hemingbrough secure division four west title

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.

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Ananova

Mommsen to captain Scotland

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.

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West Australian

Ajmal targets World Cup heroics

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.

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Ledbury Reporter

Challenge next season good for us: Moeen

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.

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Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

CRICKET: Kieswetter returns to squad for Somerset's final home game

SOMERSET return to LV= County Championship today when they play Middlesex at the County Ground in their final home match of the season .

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The Daily Star

Roach five razes Bangladesh

Bangladesh's batsmen wilted against the West Indies pace attack and Kemar Roach landed the early breakthroughs, dismissing the batting side's top three. Photo courtesy: West Indies Cricket Board Bangladesh continued to struggle on their tour of the Caribbean as they ended the second day of the second and final test against West Indies trailing by 276 runs with just three first innings wickets remaining.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Ferns fall to West Indies

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 New Zealand Herald

Matt Heath: Sneaky little vice proves costly and humiliating

As a parent it's important to tell your children off every five to 10 seconds. You didn't say please.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Cricket: Martinstown well on top to secure second spot

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.

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