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1 hr ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Hants suffer day of woe at Bristol

HAMPSHIRE will be without Glenn Maxwell for the Natwest T20 Blast quarter-final against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge - which will be Kyle Abbott's last game of the season.

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2 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

CRICKET: Ireland women to face South Africa

Ireland Women have been handed a major fixture boost with the news that they will play South Africa in three T20 internationals in September.

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6 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

South African cricketers, ICC pay tribute to Kallis

Johannesburg : South Africa's professional players and the South African Cricketers' Association have paid tribute to all-rounder Jacques Kallis, who retired from all formats of the game.

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11 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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15 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

England cricketers to face South Africa at Cambridge University's Fenner's

Fenner's is gearing up to play host to the first Test between England under-19s and their South African counterparts, which gets under way tomorrow.

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15 hrs ago | Kent Online

Kent Cricket fast bowler Doug Bollinger hopes a strong finish to the...

Australian left-arm paceman Doug Bollinger is eyeing a big finish to the season with Kent after missing almost a month with a shoulder injury.

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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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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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West Australian

Johnson comeback inspires Peter Siddle

Peter Siddle is using the second coming of Mitchell Johnson as inspiration in his own quest for a Test recall.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Jacques Kallis gives up on World Cup dream, retires from all international cricket

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South Africa's Jacques Kallis retired from all international cricket on Wednesday, as one of the game's greatest allrounders admitted that a swansong at the World Cup next year was "a bridge too far."

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Outlook

Jacques Kallis Retires From All Formats of Cricket

South Africa's Jacques Kallis, one of the greatest all-rounders that the game has seen, today announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket, bringing the curtains down on an illustrious career spanning nearly two decades.

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Iol.co.za

Proteas hungry for success

An extreme hunger and deep passion to represent the country underscores the resilience in the South African cricket team and even a change in captaincy didn't lead to a lessening of those attributes.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Canberra to host 2014-15 Big Bash final

The final of the domestic Twenty20 competition will be held under lights at Manuka Oval on Wednesday, January 28. Photo: Ggaham Tidy Canberra's big summer of cricket keeps getting bigger, with the announcement on Wednesday that Manuka Oval will host the 2014-15 Big Bash League final.

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The Cricketer International

Sea, sun, scandal

July 13 Moving house is listed among the five most stressful things that can happen in one's lifetime.

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Iol.co.za

Hard not to be patriotic when we win

Sometimes you just can't help yourself. Sunday night was one of those nights. When the Blacks and the Boks are playing rugby, no matter that it be with seven or 15 men on each side, the blood runs a little quicker than it should, the head a hotter than is prudent and, before it is decent, a cheer slips out.

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Radio Times

From Gaza to the horse of King George, the 8 most memorable protests in sport

After England cricketer Moeen Ali is warned not to wear his "Save Gaza" wristband, we look back at some other moments when politics spilled over into sport England cricketer Moeen Ali has been warned not to wear wristbands with political slogans after he took to the field against India displaying the slogans "Free Palestine" and "Save Gaza".

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News24

Sport24.co.za | More SA medals in the pool?

Cape Town - South Africa will pick up more medals in the pool on the final evening of swimming at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, if bookmakers are to be believed.

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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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News24

Sport24.co.za | SA's 94 overs of heroism

The Proteas, no strangers to being branded frail of heart in the past, found team-wide reserves of sheer, bloody-minded defiance to cling on for a series-clinching second Test draw in bright evening sunshine after varying periods of gloom and rain at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club ground on Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

This 'able' cricket team won T20 series 6-0 in South Africa

India's differently abled team whitewashed South Africa in the bilateral series held from June 30 to July 5; skipper Ravi Patil, who is polio-afflicted, is grateful to MS Dhoni for providing kits and clothing for the tour While Mahendra Singh Dhoni has yet to win a Test or one-day series in South Africa, a team of physically challenged cricketers ... (more)

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