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3 hrs ago | Cricket World

Ireland To Tour Australia, New Zealand

Ireland will tour Australia and New Zealand to play a series of one-day games in September and October as preparation for the 2015 World Cup .


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7 hrs ago |

Cricket: Moeen Ali barred from wearing 'Save Gaza' wristbands

England's Moeen Ali has been warned by world cricket chiefs not to wear wristbands declaring his support for the people of Gaza again during international matches.


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10 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Hughes blasts Australian one-day record

Australia A 4 for 349 beat South Africa A 201 by 148 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Phillip Hughes became the first Australian player to score a List A double-century, a six from the last ball of Australia A's innings blasting him past the previous record set by David Warner.


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11 hrs ago | Sheffield Telegraph

Harrowing tale of cricket team on the front line

The 1913 KES Cricket Team Picture taken from "Hear Their Footsteps" - King Edward VII School and the old Edwardians in the Great War 1914-1918 by John Cornwell The school is King Edward VII and the portrait is of its proud cricket team, taken in the summer of 1913.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Stats: Records galore for Ian Bell in Southampton

Ian Bell returned to form in spectacular fashion with a superb 167 and debutant Jos Buttler also shone to help England strengthen their dominant position over India.


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The Age

Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee under fire for signing cricket bats

Glenn McGrath has responded to a barrage of social media criticism after he and Brett Lee were dragged into a row over a deal the government made with India over 157 asylum seekers.

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Sport News Update, what you need to know

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Australia are still top of the medal table after another dominant showing in the pool.


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Hampshire Chronicle

South Africa hold on for series win

South Africa will go back to the top of the International Cricket Council Test rankings after some stubborn batting helped them to a hard-fought draw against Sri Lanka in Colombo.


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Crowe: Countdown on to NZ's best shot at glory

STILL SMILING: Martin Crowe takes a stroll on the Basin Reserve as part of New Zealand's 1992 World Cup team's reunion during the test between New Zealand and India.


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The Mercury

Tartan up for Cricket World Cup

Tasmanian captain and Australian one-day star George Bailey can't wait to see the Scottish in Tasmania for the World Cup.


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DNA India

From Sheldon Cooper's departure, to Kick's blockbuster...

In today's day and age, most people are on the go, and news slides through the cracks of their Twitter stream or Facebook timeline.


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The Age

Kevin Pietersen joins Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars have landed their biggest fish yet with the signing of exiled England star Kevin Pietersen for the next two seasons.


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The Cricketer International

Jaques joins NSW as assistant coach

Former Test opener Phil Jaques has joined Cricket New South Wales as an assistant coach.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Alastair Cook right up with Geoffrey Boycott, Ian Bell joins elite...

Sportsmail cricket writer Lawrence Booth's view of day one of the third Test between England and India at the Rose Bowl, which saw England captain Alistair Cook fall just short of a Test century.


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The New Zealand Herald

World Sports at 0000 GMT

PERIGUEUX, France Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirms he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage.


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Sangakkara stars for Sri Lanka on...

Kumar Sangakkara and skipper Angelo Mathews struck brisk half-centuries to help Sri Lanka set up a thrilling finale to the series-deciding second Test against South Africa on Sunday.


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Gower wanted to be game ranger in Africa as a kid

The cricket legend, who captained England in their 1985 Ashes victory over Australia, said that he did not always wanted to be a cricketer but a game ranger in Africa where he lived until about six, the Daily Express reported.


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England seek self-respect against India...

England won't just be looking to end a sequence of 10 Tests without a win when they face India in the third Test at Southampton on Sunday, they will be aiming to restore their pride.


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BBC News

The Analyst: What makes a great captain?

Dates: 27-31 July; Coverage: Live text commentary on BBC Sport website, live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra In the latest of his series, BBC Sport cricket analyst Simon Hughes looks at what it takes to be a great captain, and why Alastair Cook is "too nice".


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Peninsula

Indian skipper criticises - hurtful' Jadeja fine

India's Ravindra Jadeja shakes hands with England's James Anderson after India won the match by 95 runs on the fifth day of the second Test at Lord's in London, last week.


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