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1 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

11-year-old shocks England's cricket stars with hat-trick

London: Ashes-winner Gladstone Small was one of three members of Warwickshire's celebrated 1994 County Championship side who were victims of a hat-trick by an 11-year-old in a charity match. Dee Jarvis, who only started secondary school a fortnight ago, was not even meant to be playing in the charity match, at Wormsley Cricket Club in Buckinghamshire on Sunday.

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4 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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8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Durham CCC players Scott Borthwick and Paul Collingwood make the most of their purple patches

Scott Borthwick and Paul Collingwood taught Michael Richardson an important lesson today: when your form is good, make the most of it. Borthwick made his second consecutive County Championship century and Collingwood his second in four innings all in excess of 50 against hapless Northamptonshire at Chester-le-Street.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Trott ready to resume England career

Warwickshire batsman Jonathan Trott believes he is ready to resume his international career, 10 months since his last appearance for England. The 33-year-old has addressed the stress-related condition which forced him out of last winter's Ashes tour.

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12 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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12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Creator of doosra claims it can be bowled legitimately

Retired spin king Saqlain Mushtaq has defended the controversial "doosra" delivery he invented, which has come under renewed scrutiny since fellow Pakistani Saaed Ajmal's chucking ban last week. The doosra, which means "the second one" in Urdu, turns from legside to offside - the opposite direction to orthodox off breaks, and is considered difficult for batsmen to pick.

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16 hrs ago | Newsday

Woman raped in busy city centre bar

An 18-year-old woman has been raped by a man in a busy Newcastle city centre bar, police have said. The rape took place at the Ohso bar in the city's Groat Market and police were called at 01:45 BST.

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18 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

All-rounder Leach off to Australia for the winter

ROUNDER Joe Leach will be looking to continue his form for Worcestershire when he heads to Australia this winter. The 23-year-old is joining North Canberra Cricket Club once the current campaign is over, following opening batsman Richard Oliver and England Under 19 wicketkeeper Joe Clarke in playing Down Under.

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20 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

Suepaul shines for English cricket club

Off spin bowler Namir Suepaul of Moosai Sports Club, who has dreams of playing for West Indies and in the Indian Premier League one day, recently ended a successful stint at Finchley's Cricket Club in England where he grabbed a staggering 36 wickets in nine matches. Suepaul's best figures came against Acton Cricket Club when he took six wickets for nine runs in 13 overs which included six maidens.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Berkshire cricketer aims to set new world record on Mount Kilimanjaro

England, Berkshire and Wokingham batter Heather Knight is among those planning to take part in the highest cricket game ever played The England, Berkshire and Wokingham batting star is among those planning to take part in the highest cricket game ever played. Heather and the rest of the players, plus guides and assistants, will set off this week on a seven-day hike to the crater, where a pitch will be laid down and cucumber sandwiches prepared.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Inside the Pavilion: Gidman leaves with everyone's good wishes

GOOD luck, Alex! There can be no other reaction to the astonishing news that Alex Gidman is to leave Gloucestershire and join Worcestershire. Alex's service to our county club has been unstinting and selfless.

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Sporting Life

Nottinghamshire v Sussex

Chris Nash continued his special relationship with Trent Bridge by scoring his third County Championship century on the ground to help Sussex to 358 for nine on the first day of their match against Nottinghamshire. Nash scored 178, the first time he had reached three figures this summer; his runs coming from 235 balls with 32 fours.

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England's Ali urges British Muslims to...

England cricketer Moeen Ali has "strongly advised" his fellow British Muslims against joining Islamic State or other similar groups fighting in Iraq and Syria. England batsman Moeen Ali walks off after being dismissed during the fifth one-day international against India at Headingley in Leeds, northern England, on September 5, 2014 - by Paul Ellis Asked what his advice would be to his compatriots contemplating such action, Ali told the Huffington Post website in an interview: "I would strongly advise them not to go."

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Iol.co.za

England's Ali asks muslims to shun IS

England cricketer Moeen Ali has "strongly advised" his fellow British Muslims against joining Islamic State or other similar groups fighting in Iraq and Syria. Asked what his advice would be to his compatriots contemplating such action, Ali told the Huffington Post website in an interview: Ali insisted groups such as IS, which has beheaded three Western hostages in the past month, did not represent his faith.

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York Press

Pyramid ploy came to rescue of Yorkshire CCC

YORKSHIRE chairman Colin Graves has pointed to the change in the club's coaching structure at the end of 2011 as a primary reason for their LV= County Championship title success this year. They had been relegated to division two on the back of a host of poor displays from a significantly under-performing squad.

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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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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Rediff.com

Team India look serious contenders to defend their World Cup title

With just three rating points separating the top four nations, however, the 11th version of the quadrennial showpiece of 50-overs cricket, which is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, looks like being one of the closest ever. We look at how the 10 Test-playing nations are shaping up 154 days before New Zealand meet Sri Lanka in Christchurch to launch the Feb. 14-March 29 tournament.

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The Peninsula

Star Afridi upbeat despite Pakistan setbacks

Pakistan's former captain Shahid Afridi is seen with India's skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after a news conference at the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final match in this March 2011 file photo taken in Mohali. BY FAWAD HUSSAIN DOHA: Four years ago Pakistan's cricket preparations for the 2011 World Cup were rocked by a match-fixing scandal that saw three of its key players banned for foul play.

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Chronicle Live

Stephen Harmison: Durham can win Royal London Cup to complete a fantastic season

I believe man-for-man Durham are a better team for Warwickshire, and they can challenge for the County Championship next summer A 141-run victory over Middlesex secured their place in next season's County Championship Division One, which was always going to be the main thing for them this season. At the start of the season I warned in this column they would struggle this year, but if they can finish strongly in the last couple of games they will be in a much stronger position than we expected even a few weeks ago after they lost at Lancashire.

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The Cricketer International

Tahir parachuted in for Hants push

Imran Tahir , the Pakistan-born South Africa legspinner, has rejoined Hampshire for the final two weeks of the season as the club look to close out promotion back to Divison One of the County Championship. Tahir, 35, last played for Hampshire in 2011 and was part of the side that won the county's first T20 title in 2010; he also helped them to Finals Day a year later.

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