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16 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

Cricket: Huge win for New Zealand A

The New Zealand A cricket team's tour of England is off to a good start with a big win over Northamptonshire in a 50-over game on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, England

1 hr ago | The Economist

Cricket in Pakistan: Batting for survival

Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan. By Peter Oborne. Simon & Schuster; 624 pages; A 25. Buy from Amazon.com , Amazon.co.uk "WHAT do they know of cricket who only cricket know?" The literary challenge posed by C.L.R. James, a Trinidadian Marxist author, has borne much fruit in recent years, especially in India.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, Pakistan, India, England

5 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Live blog day 6

The 21-year old is unlikely to win, still being in eighth place, but achieving such a score on this stage will be satisfying nonetheless.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doherty, Winter Sports, Olympic Biathlon, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Cricket

9 hrs ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Wycombe youngster makes one day bow for Northants

SAIF Zaib's star continues to rise with the High Wycombe youngster making his limited overs debut for Northamptonshire today.

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13 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 50 Batsman in Test Cricket History by Runs Scored Away from Home

Scoring runs at home is one thing, but for batsmen to do it away from home in unfamiliar conditions is another different challenge altogether.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, England, Australia, South Africa, India

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Cricketer International

Bonds strong, results weak for Vijay and Dhawan

For all their looking out for each other, M Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan have still not added fifty in an innings outside Asia.

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The Washington Post

New Zealand moves to make match fixing a crime

New Zealand lawmakers have unanimously supported legislation which would make match fixing a criminal offense in time for next year's Cricket World Cup.

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The New Zealand Herald

Unanimous support for match-fixing bill

The recent admission of match-fixing by former Black Cap player Lou Vincent showed that NZ was not immune from match-fixing, Parliament has heard.

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BleacherReport

India Must Consider Dropping Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli After Test Failures

India need more than a miracle to save the third Test against England at Southampton, with the visitors staring down the barrel at 112 for four at the end of Day 4, chasing England's distant target of 445.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, India, England, South Africa

The Press On-Line

New Oval a sign of great things to come

It's still winter but the days are getting longer. The occasional daffodil is making a mistimed dash at spring while people chat about plans for summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies, Opinion

India.com

South African Legend Jacques Kallis calls time on his International Career

Jacques Kallis , the South African legend has announced his retirement from International cricket.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Australia

Sky Sports

Sarwan returns home

The 34-year-old West Indies batsman has played just five Championship games for the Foxes this season and, following medical advice from the club, it has been decided he is to return home to Guyana.

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Newkerala.com

Proteas reclaim No 1 Test position on ICC leaderboard post Lanka series win

The South Africa Test team has reclaimed their number one Test position on the International Cricket Council Test Team Championship after defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 in the two-match Test series in Colombo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, South Africa, Australia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Zimbabwe

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Independent

Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will...

Will Gore is Deputy Managing Editor of The Independent, i, Independent on Sunday and the London Evening Standard.

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Mirror.co.uk

England vs India: Stuart Broad and James Anderson join elite club as hosts chase 3rd Test win

Only 2 pairs - Akram and Younis and Ambrose and Walsh - have taken more wickets than English duo who helped reduce tourists to 323-8 at end of day 3 England got some help from a couple of familiar heroes in their bid to force a much needed win on the South coast.

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The New Zealand Herald

Tourism chief no stranger to firing line

In 2005 he was Transpower's spokesman when opposition to plans to build pylons through Waikato sparked outrage and resulted in an effigy of his boss being burned outside a public meeting.

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Stuff.co.nz

Controversial hope for stroke victim

FAMILY MAN: Luke Elliott hopes to be able to speak to his two young boys, four-year-old Mason and two-year-old Mitchell .

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York Press

Kane Williamson in bowling action for Yorkshire. Picture: swpix.com

YORKSHIRE overseas star Kane Williamson is determined to remain positive about his future as a bowler after his action was deemed illegal last week.

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The Age

ACT Meteors have re-signed New Zealand international Nicola Browne.

World-class fast bowler Nicola Browne has chosen club and career over country, turning down the opportunity to represent New Zealand to re-sign with the ACT Meteors.

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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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Related Topix: Sports, Cricket, Ireland, Australia, Pakistan, South Africa, Zimbabwe

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