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42 min ago | Burnley Citizen

Stokes playing the waiting game

Ben Stokes will have to remain patient before he can start to make up for time he has lost due to a self-inflicted injury.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Jaggie ends illustrious career for T&T

As he poured water on the turf at the National Cricket Centre in Couva, yesterday morning, Rukam Jaggernauth would have remembered the great days his son Amit enjoyed on that strip, as a right arm off-spinner.

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The Telegraph

'Australia should follow the Rajasthan Royals model'

Mumbai: Australia have suffered mixed fortunes recently. While they have won the Ashes comprehensively and then defeated the top-ranked South Africa 2-1 in the latter's backyard, they have failed to replicate the success in the World T20.

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Sporting Life

Eoin Morgan: Wants to be a Test regular

The 27-year-old Dublin-born batsman has established himself in both one-day and Twenty20 internationals, but question marks still remain about his credentials in the five-day format.

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India Talkies

Kohli, Yuvraj take RCB home against Daredevils - Indiatalkies.com

Sharjah, April 17: A fantastic partnership between Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh guided the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a convincing eight wicket win over the Delhi Daredevils in the second match of the Indian Premier League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here Thursday.

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The Indian Express

IPL 7: KXIP squad looks more than capable to win title, feels David Miller

Devastating South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year.

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Rediff.com

'It's not easy to overcome the disappointment of the WT20 final'

"A match like the finals always left feelings of 'so near yet so far', but as sportsmen they need to overcome these emotions quickly and face next challenge," he said in an interview to the Royal Challenger Bangalore's official website.

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Emirates Old Trafford

LANCASHIRE COUNTY Cricket Club has marked a return to profitability after four successive years of losses by announcing a record operating profit of more than A 3.5 million for the year ending December 31, 2013.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Ramdin back to lead T&T

West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin will lead T&T into Saturday's regional semifinal clash against the Windward Islands at the Queen's Park Oval.

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Newkerala.com

Asian Cricket Council chief dismisses security concerns in Pak

Karachi, Apr 16 : The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country's cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.

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Sporting Life

Robson and Rogers guided Middlesex to victory

The Australia-born opener has been touted as the man most likely to partner England skipper Alastair Cook at the top of the order when the first Test against Sri Lanka starts on June 12. The uncapped 24-year-old enjoyed a profitable winter with the England Lions and kick-started the domestic season with a first-innings 163 at Lord's this week.

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Sporting Life

Chris Woakes: Lions skipper took charge of Sri Lanka tour

The Lions will play two four-day Test matches and five 50-over matches against South Africa A in January and February 2015, with their first warm-up match starting on January 5. The England and Wales Cricket Board has agreed a reciprocal arrangement with Cricket South Africa, with the Proteas A team scheduled to tour England in 2017.

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Sporting Life

Paul Collingwood and Ashley Giles: England coaching duo in Bangladesh

The England and Wales Cricket Board has started interviewing the candidates to replace Andy Flower, who stepped down as head coach after this winter's Ashes whitewash by Australia.

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The Advertiser

Award-winning journalist and devoted family man dies at the age of 81

A FORMER Northern Echo journalist who won an award for exposing abuse at a Sri Lankan psychiatric hospital has died at the age of 81. Brian Edwards, of Newton Aycliffe , posed as an inmate at the Mental Hospital-Angoda while living in Sri Lanka during the early 1960s.

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The Indian Express

Defending champions Mumbai Indians take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening game of IPL 7.

Marred with endless controversies and scrutiny, IPL 2014 is finally underway as defending champions Mumbai Indians battle it out with 2012 winners Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, .

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The Cricketer International

Domestic delays threaten Bangladesh WC preparations

A backlog of tournaments in Bangladesh's 2013-14 season, a result of delays due to international fixtures, is threatening to impact the livelihood of hundreds of professional cricketers in the country and hamper the national side's preparations for the 2015 World Cup.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Trinadad Express

WI, NZ on same points in test ranking

West Indies and New Zealand are expected to go all out to lift themselves from their lowly ranked status when they square-off in a test series starting in June.

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Daily Mail

Kevin Pietersen hits the road to start life after England for IPL side Delhi Daredevils

When Kevin Pietersen takes the field in the Middle Eastern emirate of Sharjah on Thursday , he will be doing little to dispel the notion that he has always been a man apart.

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The Northern Echo

Sangakkara takes top honours

SRI Lankan star Kumar Sangakkara confirmed he will join Durham, but he might be available for only two County Championship matches.

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News24

Plug pulled on Kleinveldt

Cricket South Africa pulled Rory Kleinveldt out of his contract with English county, Northamptonshire, shortly after he was unveiled as their overseas player.

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