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Brothers Union 103/3 * v Partex Sporting Club 102/10

Brothers Union 103/3 * v Partex Sporting Club 102/10

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Mohammedan Sporting Club 190/6 * v Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity 189/10

Mohammedan Sporting Club 190/6 * v Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity 189/10

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Victoria Sporting Club 153/10 * v Prime Bank Cricket Club 283/10

Victoria Sporting Club 153/10 * v Prime Bank Cricket Club 283/10

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Miwand Rangers 155/9 * v Terra Defenders 200/3

Miwand Rangers 155/9 * v Terra Defenders 200/3

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Zimbabwe Under-19s 107/2 * v Namibia Under-19s 150/10

Zimbabwe Under-19s 107/2 * v Namibia Under-19s 150/10

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Kabul Kings 101/2 * v Sunrisers Speen Ghar 98/10

Kabul Kings 101/2 * v Sunrisers Speen Ghar 98/10

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Durham 194/2 * v Derbyshire

Durham 194/2 * v Derbyshire

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Worcestershire 35/2 * v Nottinghamshire 273/6

Worcestershire 35/2 * v Nottinghamshire 273/6

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Gloucestershire 139/3 * v Glamorgan 277/7

Gloucestershire 139/3 * v Glamorgan 277/7

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Kent 258/10 v Hampshire 224/4 *

Kent 258/10 v Hampshire 224/4 *

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Middlesex 341/5 v Sussex 26/1 *

Middlesex 341/5 v Sussex 26/1 *

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Punjab (Pakistan) 337/9 v Sindh 94/2 *

Punjab (Pakistan) 337/9 v Sindh 94/2 *

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Northamptonshire 151/10 * v Warwickshire

Northamptonshire 151/10 * v Warwickshire

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Royal Challengers Bangalore 134/10 v Gujarat Lions 23/1 *

Royal Challengers Bangalore 134/10 v Gujarat Lions 23/1 *

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Japan Women v Samoa Women

Japan Women v Samoa Women

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Papua New Guinea Women v Vanuatu Women

Papua New Guinea Women v Vanuatu Women

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Cricket news from ESPN Cricinfo.com

ICC’s $400 million offer to BCCI still on table

ESPNcricinfo understands the ICC’s settlement offer of an additional $100 million to the BCCI is still on the table

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:33 pm

New ICC finance model breaks up Big Three

During the ICC meetings over the week in Dubai, intense negotiations saw the BCCI’s opposition to change outmaneuvered by the collective will of the rest

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:33 pm

Sammy boost for Kings XI in mid-table tussle

The West Indies allrounder, who joined the Kings XI Punjab squad on the eve of their clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad, could be a like-for-like replacement for the out-of-form Marcus Stoinis

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:48 pm

Lions opt to bowl; Faulkner, Head return

A back niggle for Tymal Mills meant a game for Travis Head. Royal Challengers also included Aniket Choudhary at the expense of Stuart Binny

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:08 pm

Daredevils hope for lift at pace-friendly Eden Gardens

Delhi Daredevils are second from bottom but have a potent pace attack and will hope they can exploit the movement and bounce that is likely to greet them at Kolkata Knight Riders’ fortress

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:54 pm

Pilots, tenors and administrators

Zafar Ansari’s decision to explore a career in law is another in cricket’s long history of early retirements. Here’s a look back at a few other instances

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:25 pm

Prime Bank joint-toppers after crushing Victoria

A round-up of the Dhaka Premier League matches played on April 27, 2017

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:28 pm

BCB surprised by Pakistan tour cancellation

Pakistan’s decision to call off their tour of Bangladesh has taken the BCB by surprise, though the board said it was yet to receive official communication from the PCB

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 11:15 am

Back my stock ball, googly a variation to take wickets – Kuldeep

Kuldeep Yadav has said bowling to MS Dhoni was challenging but he was not scared to be hit for a boundary

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 10:57 am

Ansari well prepared for life beyond cricket

It was clear that the allrounder had ambitions beyond cricket and clear that sporting success and dressing room banter wouldn’t be enough to fulfil him

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:14 am

Cricket – Google News

Google News

Moment white van man blasts cricket legend Andrew Flintoff after fashion shoot blocks road – The Sun


The Sun

Moment white van man blasts cricket legend Andrew Flintoff after fashion shoot blocks road
The Sun
CRICKET legend Andrew Flintoff was left stumped by an angry white van man who yelled “I don't give a f*** who you are” when his fashion shoot held up a delivery. The Ashes hero was posing outside a bar in Manchester when the moody driver kicked off at …

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:00 pm

All Stars Cricket is Here – Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)


Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)

All Stars Cricket is Here
Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)
Summer is here and so is All Stars Cricket, a brand-new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket and we thought your colleagues and employees would like
Glamorgan chairman says city-based Twenty20 would 'rescue' cricketBBC Sport
ECB plans to produce its own cricket coverage for new Twenty20 competitionTelegraph.co.uk
Cricket: Graves hails new era as T20 comp is aprrovedMorning Star Online
ESPNcricinfo.com
all 43 news articles »

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 11:58 am

Tears were shed at Surrey as Zafar Ansari calls time on his cricket career – Evening Standard


Evening Standard

Tears were shed at Surrey as Zafar Ansari calls time on his cricket career
Evening Standard
Surrey players were left in tears when Zafar Ansari revealed his plans to quit cricket. The 25-year-old all-rounder has retired from the sport with immediate effect and is likely to pursue a career in law. Ansari played Test cricket for England only
Cricket: Ansari gives up cricket to pursue a law careerMorning Star Online
Ansari well prepared for life beyond cricketESPN.co.uk
Zafar Ansari retires: A true all-rounder's pursuit of excellenceSkySports
The Sun –BBC Sport –Express.co.uk
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 10:57 am

ICC agree revised financial model and governance structure – BBC Sport


ECB.co.uk

ICC agree revised financial model and governance structure
BBC Sport
Cricket's bosses have reversed a decision which effectively handed control of the sport to India, England and Australia. The International Cricket Council (ICC) decided in 2014 that the 'Big Three' should have more powers over how the game is run and
England name squads for Ireland, South Africa and Champions TrophyECB.co.uk
ICC Champions Trophy: India miss deadline to name squadSkySports
BCCI badly outnumbered at crucial International Cricket Council meetingHindustan Times
The Indian Express –ESPNcricinfo.com –Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)
all 347 news articles »

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:15 am

Ireland hope to edge closer to Test cricket at ICC board meeting in Dubai – BBC Sport


BBC Sport

Ireland hope to edge closer to Test cricket at ICC board meeting in Dubai
BBC Sport
Ireland will edge closer to Test status on Thursday if the International Cricket Council board accepts a proposal formulated in February. Two months ago, the ICC's board agreed in principle to grant full-member status to Ireland and Afghanistan but

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 3:06 pm

Underarm ‘granny toss’ more accurate in cricket…or trying to hit waste paper basket – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Underarm 'granny toss' more accurate in cricket…or trying to hit waste paper basket
Telegraph.co.uk
Forget manly overarm throws. A slow underarm 'granny toss' is likely to be more accurate, whether playing cricket or aiming for the waste paper bin a study has shown. Yale and Harvard universities calculated the chances of hitting a target using

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:37 pm

Cricket club is hit for six by support from housing developer – Winsford Guardian


Winsford Guardian

Cricket club is hit for six by support from housing developer
Winsford Guardian
WINSFORD cricket club has been bowled over with support from homebuilder Taylor Wimpey North West. Taylor Wimpey will co-sponsor the cricket club alongside Leighton Hospital prostate cancer support group. The homebuilders will contribute towards the …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 12:02 pm

Men’s cricket a chance for 2022 Commonwealth Games – ESPNcricinfo.com


ESPNcricinfo.com

Men's cricket a chance for 2022 Commonwealth Games
ESPNcricinfo.com
Men's cricket could return to the Commonwealth Games as early as 2022 if Birmingham is chosen as host city. ESPNcricinfo understands that the city has been invited to bid for the Games by the UK government after Durban, which was originally scheduled

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Posted on 25 April 2017 | 3:10 pm

County cricket talking points: early form suggests the title race will go all the way – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

County cricket talking points: early form suggests the title race will go all the way
The Guardian (blog)
… Dane Vilas and Ryan McLaren, eight of this Lancashire XI (Hameed, Davies, Luke Procter, Livingstone, Rob Jones, Jordan Clark, Steven Parry and Jimmy Anderson) are products of cricket in the north west of England – and that's not bad by any standards.
A knock of 99 from Ian Bell and half-centuries from Tim Ambrose and Keith Barker helped Warwickshire save their …ECB.co.uk

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Posted on 25 April 2017 | 10:23 am

Child sex offender worked at schools cricket association with ECB permission – The Guardian


The Guardian

Child sex offender worked at schools cricket association with ECB permission
The Guardian
The England and Wales Cricket Board's child protection policies are likely to come under close scrutiny after it emerged a convicted child sex offender worked at a schools cricket association with written permission from the ECB – and also attended

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 5:18 pm