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Fri, 26 May 2017, 3:25 am AEST
Centuries from Colin Ackermann and captain Mark Cosgrove put Leicestershire in command on day one against Derbyshire.....(More)
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Fri, 26 May 2017, 2:45 am AEST
Virat Kohli admitted England, with their batting strength and approach at home, will be the team to beat in the Champions Trophy....(More)
Fri, 26 May 2017, 2:45 am AEST
Come to watch the Champions Trophy safe in the knowledge that you are well protected. That is the message from Ronnie Flanagan, the chairman of the ICC's anti-corruption and security unit, in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester this week....(More)
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Fri, 26 May 2017, 2:30 am AEST
Will and Vish meet Jack Shantry to talk about his unusual bowling action, the way he deals with fans and the day he took 10 wickets and scored a centuryBy Will and Vish, for ....(More)
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Fri, 26 May 2017, 2:24 am AEST
The Decision Review System (DRS) could be introduced in Twenty20 internationals under new proposals from the International Cricket Council.....(More)
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Hampshire's very own Mason Crane bowling to Callum Ferguson. #NSWvSA #cricket #sheffieldshield

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17 Mar 2017
Since the International Cricket Council's controversial revenue-sharing restructure in 2014, which essentially shared revenue back towards the three wealthiest members (India, England and Australia), international cricket competition has actually gone backwards on a global scale. ...more

17 Mar 2017
Here is the spreadsheet for the standings in my daily Best on Ground points for the 2017 India versus Australia Test series. It follows in the tradition of the Midwinter-Midwinter, the Wessels-Kepler and the #GilesWallyN, and is based on a score of 3-2-1 to the best three players of each day's play in a Test match. (Hat tip to the channel 7 commentary team of the mid-1970s from whom I adapted the idea.) ...more

1 Feb 2017
MIchael Angelow is often regarded as cricket's first streaker, but there was at least one earlier televised instance of an unclad pitch invasion. I know this because I was watching at the time. To my knowledge there is no other record of this incident anywhere on the internet. ...more

2 Apr 2016
The good folk at bettingrunner.com have been doing a series of interviews with owners of sports blogs and websites, and the other day they caught up with me. ...more

24 Feb 2016
When should the selection of a cricket team come with a photoepilepsy alert? This is how the BCCI announced its team to tour Sri Lanka via Vine in October 2015: ...more

May 26, 1990:
Birth of Umar Akmal, brother of Kamran. Pakistani batsman, 129 on Test debut 2009
May 26, 1947:
Birth of Glenn Turner, masterful New Zealand opening batsman
May 26, 1920:
Birth of Jack Cheetham, South African batsman, Test captain early 1950's
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