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Proud ‘Englishmen’ or just cricketing mercenaries… Who gets your vote?

The adopted Englishman is a curious beast, but who would be your top ‘outsider’ to wear the Three Lions? Derek Pringle poses the question… It is unusual for foreign..

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How English missionaries are honing their skills with the top Associates

Tim Wigmore finds a parallel between soccer coaches in the 20th century and their modern day cricketing brethren In Mister, Rory Smith tells the story of how English football..

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We’ve got to be more clinical, says Troughton

Rob Johnston catches up with Jim Troughton, now reunited with Ashley Giles at Warwickshire In 2012, Ashley Giles as coach and Jim Troughton as captain led Warwickshire to the..

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Billings ready to go on the Bash in India

Richard Edwards talks to a young batsman, primed by his stay in Australia, aiming to tie down an England place There was a time in the not-too-distant past when English names..

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Features & Columns

Derek Pringle column – Skippers felt the force of the chop in the 80s

The seeming prevarication over the future of Alastair Cook as England captain seems to be based on achieving the right level of sensitivity and timing for what is a major event,..

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Club Spotlight – Burnley

Even the Burnley Express can’t match Griffith’s haul Jimmy Booker heads into Lancashire and locates the hometown club of an England Test hero While its Turf Moor ground is not..

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County Archives – Nottinghamshire 1981

Rice’s relentless charges proved too strong for all-comers Paul Edwards casts his county net back 36 years to look at the exploits of Clive Rice’s attacking and aggressive..

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Paul Nixon column – Sorry, but there’ll be no Vardy style tale in cricket

With the 2017 season not too far away, counties will be looking at any late big signings they can make, or who they will be bringing through the academy and giving pro deals to...

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

County Cricket

We’ve got to be more clinical, says Troughton

Rob Johnston catches up with Jim Troughton, now reunited with Ashley Giles at Warwickshire In 2012, Ashley Giles as coach and Jim Troughton as captain led Warwickshire to the..

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Handscomb can solve top order woes – Gale

By Charlie Talbot-Smith ANDREW GALE is happy to joke that it was his own bad form that cost Yorkshire the title last year. But while consistent top order runs were a problem last..

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Sales is my selection as the best to never earn England Test call-up

Alison Mitchell kicks off a debate that has exercised cricket fans over the decades, and offers a few big names who will have their own supporters If you need a cricketing..

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County Archives – Sussex 2003

Hove’s first Championship was 164 years in the making Respected cricket writer Paul Edwards goes back to the early days of the Millennium and Sussex’s first triumph in the..

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Women’s Cricket

We’ve come a long way but work still to be done

Francis Kelly speaks to England Women’s head coach Mark Robinson just over a year into the role Mark Robinson took on the England Women’s head coach job under the remit of..

December 13, 2016 with 0 Comments

Lamb added to England women’s squad to take on Sri Lanka

Lancashire’s Emma Lamb has been called-up to Heather Knight’s England squad to take on Sri Lanka this month. The right handed top order batsman has been training in Abu Dhabi..

November 8, 2016 with 0 Comments

Wilson earns an ODI recall after six years in wilderness

FRAN Wilson is set to make a return to England’s 50-over team, six years after her last appearance, after being included in England Women’s touring party to face Sri Lanka..

October 31, 2016 with 0 Comments

Smart Alex living up to her early promise

By Chris Bailey ALEX Hartley was fast-tracked into the England set-up at 15 and eight mixed years later, Mark Robinson admits the left-arm spinner has made herself..

October 25, 2016 with 0 Comments

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