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Nixon column: Something has to be done to help protect bowlers too

(Photo: Getty Images) By Paul Nixon Everyone in cricket was shocked by the injury Luke Fletcher suffered almost a fortnight ago when Sam..

July 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Hayter column: Too much techno is spoiling love for the game

By Peter Hayter Call me a Luddite… No, really, call me a Luddite, please, because if, in the context of television coverage of..

July 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Pringle column: Being hit by a ball is often an unavoidable thing

By Derek Pringle For those doubting the destructive power of a cricket ball to damage, both physically and psychologically, look no further..

July 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Kolpaks keep on doing the business for Rod and Hampshire

(Photo: Getty Images) By Joshua Peck IT’S served them well so far this year, and now Hampshire chairman Rod Bransgrove has said he would..

July 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

England look to banish memories of 2016 as Women’s World Cup draws big media audience

By Alison Mitchell England’s thrilling three-run victory over Australia in Bristol was worth far more than the two points on offer in the..

July 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Manthorp column: Faf back to steer Proteas back on course

Welcome return of Faf du Plessis will bring South Africa to the party

July 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Vettori arrival can bring out the best in me, says Middlesex spinner Sowter

(Photo: Getty Images) By Andrew Lawton SPINNER Nathan Sowter has a unique chance to learn from one of the best limited-overs bowlers in new..

July 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Planet Cricket – Hooray for Zimbabwe who get long awaited win

(Photo: Getty Images) By Tim Wigmore The sight of Sikandar Raza lofting Wanindu Hasaranga over long-off for six was among the most..

July 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Taylor shows he’s mustard and developing into a ‘proper’ player

By Richard Latham Jack Taylor must wish Gloucestershire played every County Championship game at Cheltenham. Two years ago the 25-year-old..

July 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Hayter column: It’s time to enjoy Cook’s second coming…

By Peter Hayter While Joe Root and his every move would have been subjected to the minutest scrutiny from the moment England’s new Test..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments


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