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2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

T20 over Test?

Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket, after opting out of consideration for the two-Test series against Bangladesh.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

United States: California calling

He's made sauvignon blanc fit for President Obama and escorted Ryan Seacrest and U2's The Edge on private winetasting tours.

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BleacherReport

Cricket Statistics: Breaking Down England's Outdated ODI Batting Approach

Despite recapturing a degree of previous excellence in the Test arena in the recent thrashing of India, England's one-day international approach continues to look outdated after another poor showing in Cardiff on Wednesday.

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Stuff.co.nz

Test cricket to the wilderness for Bruce Martin

Bruce Martin has gone from a Black Cap to a club hack in the space of 10 months.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Whiteley and Dolly called up by Worcestershire

WORCESTERSHIRE director of cricket Steve Rhodes has named a 13-man squad for the LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Derbyshire at Derby starting on Sunday.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Raina targets more England success

India's Suresh Raina hits out during the second one-day international cricket match against England at the SWALEC stadium in Cardiff.

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The Indian Express

'Kohli, Root, Smith, Williamson 'Fab Four' of Tests'

Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has said Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steven Smith and Kane Williamson are the new "fabulous four" of Test Cricket but will go through "teething problems" before shooting for the stars.

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Newkerala.com

Richardson pleased with ICC World Cup 2015 preparations

International Cricket Council Chief Executive David Richardson Thursday expressed his satisfaction with preparations for World Cup 2015 after receiving detailed updates in Wellington and Melbourne this week.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Frequent flyer enjoys attentions of geisha

The New Zealand general manager for Danish technology firm GN ReSound, which specialises in manufacturing hearing aids, has made numerous trips to Asia in his 11 years in the role.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Alastair Cook has much to ponder ahead of the second one-day international

Alastair Cook needs to find some effective answers quickly if England are to avoid making a damaging false start to their World Cup preparations.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Dhoni is now Captain Uncool

Has Mahendra Singh Dhoni become a 'law' unto himself? Looks like! Is the Board of Control for Cricket in India going to do something about it? Unlikely, I reckon.

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Gazetteherald.co.uk

Yorkshire skipper Gale declares Rashid 'best spinner'

Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 18/08/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire CCC v Sussex CCC, Day 4 - North Marine Road, Scarborough, England - Yorkshire's Adil Rashid is congratulated on the wicket of Sussex's Lewis Ha ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire are very lucky to have Adil Rashid in their ranks as the leg-spinning ... (more)

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Wall Street Journal

Cricket in a Spin Over Chucking

Bangladesh spinner Sohag Gazi sends down a delivery against Sri Lanka during the first Test in Dhaka on Jan. 28. It hasn't been much fun recently being an international spinner.

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Stroudnewsand Journal

Cricket: Gloucestershire can win cup without overseas star, says Bracewell

Australian Michael Klinger has been ruled out of the remaining games after breaking his arm in the 53-run Royal London One-Day Cup defeat at Derbyshire last week and the County are unlikely to sign a replacement ahead of their quarter-final tie against Kent at Canterbury on Friday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Northern Echo

Airline 'here to stay' in North-East

ONE of the world's most prominent airlines has reiterated its commitment to the North-East ahead of a milestone in the region.

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Sky Sports

England to tour New Zealand

The England women's cricket team will travel to New Zealand in February 2015 to play the White Ferns in a five match One-Day International series and three match Twenty20 International series.

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Yeovil Express

Alastair Cook saw his team beaten in Cardiff

Alastair Cook numbers Graeme Swann as only a "so-called friend" after his former team-mate's assertion that England would be better off without his captaincy at the World Cup.

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Ananova

Morgan: Recipe for success

Eoin Morgan believes the one-day international series against India and Sri Lanka provide England with the perfect platform to lay the foundations for World Cup success.

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The Cricketer International

Hosts' power-hitters await struggling visitors

Before Test matches and just a couple of days after an ODI series, a T20 is seemingly a good medium for West Indies and Bangladesh to release pent-up energies which would not necessarily go into the longer version.

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The Independent

Hotel India: Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace leaves its darker days behind

A new BBC series shines a spotlight on the Taj Mahal Palace, and the century-old grande dame is back on sparkling form Chris Leadbeater is a full-time travel journalist who has written for The Independent since 2009.

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