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2 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

TWELVE months can be a long time in cricket . . . ask Steve Rhodes and Alistair Cook.

Last summer Worcestershire were probably at their lowest ebb for a long time, struggling near the foot of the LV= County Championship Division Two, no chance of qualifying in the Twenty20 competition and awash with disenchanted supporters.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Hampshire's cricket fans have another chance to boost Ageas Bowl's Ashes chances

THE Hampshire public can show its support for an Ageas Bowl Ashes Test by taking advantage of cheap ticket prices to see a rare England win tomorrow.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Outlook

Civil Service aspirants under the banner of the Rashtriya Adhikar...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal wrestling match at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

I have respect from team: AB

Johannesburg Buoyed by their first series victory in Sri Lanka, South African One Day International captain AB de Villiers says he has grown as a leader.

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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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York Press

Yorkshire sack all-rounder Robinson

Kent-born Robinson's contract as a junior pro at Headingley has been terminated with immediate effect, although there has been interest in his services from a couple of other counties.

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Times of Oman

Cricket: England captain Cook leaves India facing record chase

England captain Alastair Cook hits a shot past India's Cheteshwar Pujara during the fourth day of the third cricket Test match of the series between England and India at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England.

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Burnley Citizen

Kallis ends South Africa career

South Africa all-rounder Jaques Kallis has announced his retirement from international cricket, admitting that next year's World Cup was just out of his reach.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cricket World

HSM Drop To The Bottom

There was disappointment for Harrow St Mary's Cricket Club this week as the first team lost a huge clash with fellow strugglers Eastcote, but there was some good news elsewhere.

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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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Romsey Advertiser

Catch of the day for Hants rookie at Ageas Bowl Test

HAMPSHIRE batsman Sean Terry had a day to remember for England - exactly 30 years after his dad's painful final Test.

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Manning River Times

Taree cricketer Nick Larkin's 16 for Ireland

NICK Larkin managed 16 for Ireland in the second one day cricket clash against Sri Lanka A at Stormont in Ireland.

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The Independent

The plight of a group of Sri Lankan refugees: At sea for over a month ...

The plight of a group of Sri Lankan refugees: At sea for over a month - then locked up in the Outback under Australia's hardline asylum policies The 157 people - including 50 children - have become cause cA©lA bre and were finally allowed to land after India agreed to assess them for repatriation Kathy Marks is Asia-Pacific for The ... (more)

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Hit and miss as Yorkshire lose second RL Cup match

YORKSHIRE'S mixed bag of a limited-overs season continued with a three-wicket Royal London One-Day Cup loss to Gloucestershire at Headingley after a poor batting performance.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

CLT20: Lasith Malinga opts for Mumbai Indians over Sri Lankan team

Colombo: Lasith Malinga has chosen Mumbai Indians over his Sri Lankan side, Southern Express in the Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled to be played in September.

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News24

Sport24.co.za | Steyn tops Proteas ratings

The Proteas returned to the No 1 ranking in Test cricket after claiming a 1-0 series win over Sri Lanka.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rediff.com

Stats: Records galore for Ian Bell in Southampton

Ian Bell returned to form in spectacular fashion with a superb 167 and debutant Jos Buttler also shone to help England strengthen their dominant position over India.

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BleacherReport

South Africa's Return to Top of Test Rankings Was Cricket at Its Gripping Best

When Gary Kirsten was in charge of the South African team, he used to talk about "absorbing and transferring pressure."

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Burnley Citizen

Bell happy to help Buttler shine

Ian Bell vented his frustrations on India's bowlers, but was equally delighted at being able to help debutant Jos Buttler make such a success of his maiden Test innings at the Ageas Bowl.

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The Cricketer International

Senanayake to get help with correcting action

Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will get help from Daryl Foster, a human movement lecturer at the University of Western Australia, to correct his bowling action.

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