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26 min ago | The Mercury

Tartan up for Cricket World Cup

Tasmanian captain and Australian one-day star George Bailey can't wait to see the Scottish in Tasmania for the World Cup.

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3 hrs ago | BBC News

Pietersen signs for Melbourne Stars

Kevin Pietersen has signed a two-year deal to play for Melbourne Stars in Australia's T20 Big Bash competition.

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7 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

A captain's sacrifice for the SL family

Angelo Mathews' batting pedigree is never in question, but it's his selfless nature as captain, putting his team above all else, that makes him a Sri Lankan great Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews likes to say this when asked about the mood in his camp.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

Tough decisions ahead for Proteas

Lungani Zama says form, and form alone, must be the criteria for the Proteas if they want to be a dominant cricketing force.

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Fiji Times

Sri Lanka leads

Captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out but failed to stop Sri Lanka from taking the driver's seat in the second and final Test against South Africa on Saturday.

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Worcester News

Munro set to boost County in T20 last eight

WORCESTERSHIRE Rapids have received a massive boost with Colin Munro given permission by New Zealand Cricket to play in Saturday's NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final with Surrey Lions at the Kia Oval.

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BleacherReport

Sri Lanka vs. South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 4 Delayed, Updated Fixtures and Recap

Bad light caused an early stoppage in play on Day 4 of South Africa's tour in Sri Lanka, with the visitors scoring 38-1 after 17 overs in the second innings, requiring 331 more runs to win in Colombo.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Bell targets another Ageas Bowl century

Ian Bell knows it is time to take personal responsibility to end England's "hurt" against India.

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Jamaica Observer

Chris Gayle runs things in Bangalore

The Royal Challengers Bangalore - an Indian Premier League franchise team that represents the region officially named Bengaluru in this part of India - has a handful of prominent cricketers representing it.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Telegraph

India aim to be consistent,

Calcutta/Southampton: Whenever off-field issues surround a contest, the intensity goes up a few notches.

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CricketCountry.com

Luke Wright becomes fifth batsman to smash 150 runs in T20s: A statistical overview

Luke Wright smashed 153 not out off 66 balls for Sussex against Essex to become the fifth batsman to score 150 or more runs in a Twenty20 innings.

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The Namibian

Sri Lanka on top despite Amla tona (Sport

Victory Races: Men - 1. Uveni Kuugongelwa 2. Johannes Naitembu 3. Simon Shipingana.

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Sporting Life

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Dilruwan Perera helped Sri Lanka maintain control of the second Test in Colombo on the third day - despite the efforts of South Africa captain Hashim Amla.

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Ananova

Patel eyes domestic treble

All-rounder Samit Patel believes Nottinghamshire’s strength in depth holds the key to their hopes of pulling off a treble-winning season.

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Yahoo!

Cricket - KP calls for Cook to resign

Kevin Pietersen believes embattled England captain Alastair Cook is only still in the job because it would be a "yet another PR disaster" for the England and Wales Cricket Board to sack him now.

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Daily Echo

COMMENT: Hampshire's Ageas Bowl ready for biggest game ever

YOU always know there is a big match coming up at The Ageas Bowl when there are more people preparing for it than there are spectators for a typical day's play in the LV County Championship .

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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Welshmen start new era at Guildford Festival

Glamorgan CCC head to Woodbridge Road on Sunday for the first Royal London One Day Cup match of the season The 31-year-old batsman hopes to be among the Glamorgan side taking on Surrey on Sunday at Woodbridge Road in the new-look Royal London One-Day Cup which completes the five day bonanza.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: Confident Ajmal aims to outfox Sri Lankans

Karachi: Pakistan's leading spinner Saeed Ajmal has brushed aside concerns over his bowling form before the series in Sri Lanka, saying he can still outfox batsmen with his "doosra" delivery.

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Sporting Life

Jos Buttler: Ready for his Test debut

Buttler believes, contrary to doubts he expressed less than two months ago, that he is ready for a debut Test as England's new wicketkeeper-batsman.

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