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3 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Hants ready for 50-over double header

JIMMY Adams is hoping to revive memories of the best day of his career when he leads Hampshire into the inaugural Royal London One-Day Cup.

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6 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Pakistan look to regain Test groove

Misbah-ul-Haq , the Pakistan captain, has admitted his team is rusty having played no Test cricket in the last six months, but said the players will shake off that rust over the course of their ongoing training camp ahead of their tour of Sri Lanka next month.

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10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Cricket Statistics: MS Dhoni's Test Record as India Captain Away from Home

Against a nose-diving home side, that stunning victory to give India a 1-0 series lead has suddenly presented While the current skipper has led his team to series wins in Bangladesh, New Zealand and the West Indies, visits to England, Australia and South Africa have dealt heavy losses to In Britain this time around, however, the Indian captain ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Suria

Jayawardene, Dickwella take Sri Lanka to...

The retiring Mahela Jayawardene hit a solid 165 in one of his last few Test innings to give Sri Lanka the edge on the second day of the second match against South Africa Friday.

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15 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Mildenhall allrounder Kobus Schultz enjoying successful first season at Mildenhall Cricket Club

Coming into a new cricket league can often take some time to adjust, especially for those players coming from overseas.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Cricketer International

'As you get older, you come to appreciate the tough times'

Jimmy Adams talks about the West Indian love for fast bowling, batting with Lara, and living a dream for nine years My first visit to Sabina Park was when India came in 1976.

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The Independent

Andy Flower to lead Lions against Sri Lanka and Kiwis

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The New Zealand Herald

Chingoka stands down as head of Zimbabwe Cricket

Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Peter Chingoka stepped down on Thursday after two decades at the helm, while a new national coach and a new limited-overs captain were also announced.

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The Age

Skipper setting sail: Michael Clarke will compete in the Sydney to Gold Coast yacht race.

Australian captain Michael Clarke has spent his off-season reflecting on Australia's meteoric rise to the top of cricket's world rankings and says he does not regret anything from infamous "Homework-gate" scandal in India last year.

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Sify

KKR to play CSK in 2014 CLT20 opener

Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities -- Hyderabad, Mohali, Bangalore and Raipur -- from ... (more)

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Jayawardene hits half century as Sri Lanka goes to lunch on 115-3 on day 1 vs South Africa

Fast bowler Dale Steyn claimed wickets off successive deliveries before Mahela Jayawardene hit an attacking half century to guide Sri Lanka to 115-3 at lunch on the first day of the second test against South Africa on Thursday.

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The Age

Australia battles Canada in cricket at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games.

Cricket's absence from Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games in Australia after the International Cricket Council turned down an invitation from the governing body of the multi-sport event.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Striking Workers Consider Latest Wage Proposal

The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa , the country's largest labor union, is considering the latest offer from employers aimed at ending a three-week strike in the country's steel and engineering sector.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Hot Air in a Time of Distress - Political Disconnect Keeps Failing South Africa

The death of four-year-old Taegrin Morris "undermined the gains made by government in dealing with serious crimes".

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Rooting Out the Rot - Police Minister Nhleko's Sisyphean Task

Four years later, the stench of crime and corruption left in the wake of convicted police commissioner Jackie Selebi still wafted through the corridors of parliament at the debate on the SAPS budget vote this week.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Op-Ed - 'Searching for Samantha' and the Bits Terrorism Narratives Leave Out

On Sunday night, Carte Blanche broadcast the BBC documentary 'Searching for Samantha', about the so-called 'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite and her connections to terrorism.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: South Africa captain Amla heaps praise on struggling Tahir

South Africa's Imran Tahir bowls during a practice session ahead of their second test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo July 23, 2014.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan and South African cricketers raise funds for the Sri Lanka Visually Handicapped XI

July 23, Colombo: Standard Chartered joins hands with Sri Lanka Cricket to continue its efforts to raise funds and awareness for the Sri Lankan Visually Handicapped XI and its bid at this year's World Cup in South Africa in November.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Northern Territory News

Northline Oval dropped from Series

DARWIN'S Northline Oval has been dropped from the One Day Quadrangular Series matches with its pitch failing to come up to international standard.

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Gazette Series

Cricket: Thornbury captain to take on Alleyne and other sporting stars at Cheltenham Festival

THORNBURY captain Richard Trotman will pit his wits against Gloucestershire's most successful ever skipper in a Ten10 Tournament taking place at the Cheltenham Festival on Friday.

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