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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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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Peter Calder: New face, but it's the same old place

It's 'happy birthday' to a hometown that retains its familiarity, even if it has grown up and out over the years.

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Stuff.co.nz

Beauty Richie Benaud moments

Richie Benaud has never been short of opinion nor hesitated to use his dry wit during his long innings at the cricket microphone.

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The Cricketer International

Taylor's best earns Nottinghamshire semi-final

Nottinghamshire 313 for 5 beat Derbyshire 228 by 85 runs Scorecard James Taylor would be quite justified in asking what more he must do to be given the chance to relaunch his England career.

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Redditch Advertiser

Root still right behind Cook

England are confident they have the right captain, and right methods, to take on India in the Royal London Series and on the journey to next winter's World Cup.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Pakistan to help bowlers with suspect actions

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal arrives with a Pakistan official at the Australian National Cricket Centre, Brisbane.

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Rediff.com

After washout, India desperate to get cracking in Cardiff ODI

With the first match in Bristol being washed out without a ball being bowled, India will be itching to perform in a format where Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men have shown their prowess over the years.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

McClenaghan stays until end of the season

WORCESTERSHIRE have been given permission by New Zealand Cricket to extend paceman Mitchell McClenaghan's spell at New Road through to the end of the season.

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