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Fresh delay to ECB diversity plan as Mehmooda Duke leaves Leicestershire
As the England and Wales Cricket Board once again postponed publication of their plan to improve diversity in the sport, the game took a backward step when Mehmooda Duke stood down from her role as chair of Leicestershire

Simon Burnton

25, Nov, 2021 @7:29 PM

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Majority of counties are failing to meet agreed ECB targets on diversity
A survey of county board membership undertaken by the Guardian has found the majority have failed to meet gender representation targets

Simon Burnton

24, Nov, 2021 @7:35 PM

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Michael Vaughan dropped from Ashes by BBC and may be removed by BT Sport
Michael Vaughan faces being completely excluded from Britain’s radios and television screens during this winter’s Ashes series

Simon Burnton

24, Nov, 2021 @12:25 PM

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Counties delay ECB diversity blueprint in aftermath of Rafiq scandal
The England and Wales Cricket Board’s plan to improve inclusivity within the sport in the wake of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal has been held up as counties dispute the timescale for making their boards and leadership teams more diverse

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23, Nov, 2021 @9:44 PM

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Villarreal 0-2 Manchester United: Champions League – as it happened
Minute-by-minute report: How will Michael Carrick fare in his first match in temporary charge at Manchester United? Find out with Simon Burnton

Simon Burnton

23, Nov, 2021 @8:18 PM

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Yorkshire cricket whistleblowing hotline contacted by 36 people
Yorkshire’s chair, Lord Patel, has thanked those who have used the club’s new whistleblowing hotline, launched in response to Azeem Rafiq’s allegations of institutional racism

Simon Burnton

22, Nov, 2021 @4:42 PM

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T20 World Cup awards: with shot, match and catch of the tournament
The standout moments including a devastating barrage from Shaheen Shah Afridi and Sri Lanka’s one to watch in future

Simon Burnton

15, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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T20 World Cup was flawed, fun and must be viewed through dewy highs | Simon Burnton
The conditions placed extra importance on winning the toss and it was a better tournament for bowlers than batters

Simon Burnton

15, Nov, 2021 @11:04 AM

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Australia were deserved T20 World Cup winners, says Aaron Finch
Aaron Finch, Australia’s T20 captain, had faith David Warner would perform and said: ‘This team is pretty special, everyone cares for each other’

Simon Burnton at the Dubai International Stadium

14, Nov, 2021 @8:41 PM

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Australia win their first T20 World Cup after eight-wicket victory over New Zealand
A 92-run second-wicket partnership from David Warner and Mitchell Marsh set Australia up to win the T20 World Cup final against New Zealand

Simon Burnton at the Dubai International Stadium

14, Nov, 2021 @5:22 PM

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It’s tub thumpers v wallflowers as New Zealand face Australia in T20 final
Aaron Finch promises to stay ‘really aggressive’ while Kane Williamson will ‘enjoy the occasion’ but toss will be crucial

Simon Burnton in Dubai

13, Nov, 2021 @4:20 PM

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Warner exemplifies Australia’s new approach before T20 World Cup final
Good friends Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade have also helped turn Australia into a more ‘fearless’ side to reach the final against New Zealand

Simon Burnton in Dubai

12, Nov, 2021 @2:32 PM

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