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England’s creaking bowling attack lets Australia off the Ashes hook | Andy Bull
Having reduced Australia to 12 for three, the tourists ended up using a part-time spinner in ideal conditions for seam bowling

Andy Bull

14, Jan, 2022 @2:48 PM

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Ashes defeat a ‘brilliant opportunity’ to reset domestic game, claims ECB chief
Tom Harrison, the chief executive who has overseen the last seven years of English cricket, has described the one-sided defeat in the men’s Ashes as a ‘brilliant opportunity’ to ‘reset and recalibrate’ the domestic game

Ali Martin in Hobart

14, Jan, 2022 @11:36 AM

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Cut English cricket’s funding over ‘deep-seated racism’, government urged
A parliamentary inquiry into racism in cricket recommends the government should cut the sport’s funding unless the ECB shows it is serious about tackling the matter

Sean Ingle and Simon Burnton

14, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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DCMS report on racism in cricket is welcome but government must take lead | Mark Ramprakash
Attempt to make sport more inclusive must be embraced but it is hard not to question what role divisive politics has played

Mark Ramprakash

14, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Funding cut threat must sharpen ECB’s thinking with finances already tight | Andy Bull
As English cricket grapples with racism and structural problems, its accounts do not make good reading

Andy Bull

14, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Look beyond a boundary to fix English cricket’s ills | Letters
Letters: Cricket clubs are no longer central to their communities, writes John Claughton; Martin Allen points out that in Australia, the game is still at the heart of youth culture; and Mike Stein raises the issue of inequitable funding


31, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Hope can rise from this Ashes debacle, if the ECB stops choking the golden goose | Barney Ronay
It is possible to arrest the decline in English Test cricket, starting with bringing those overseeing it to account

Barney Ronay

29, Dec, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Cricket has made a start in tackling discrimination – it must see it through | Chris Grant
Though it has shied away from admitting structural racism, English cricket has acknowledged the need for wholesale reform. It’s a start

Chris Grant

26, Nov, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Tom Harrison calls racism scandal an ‘earthquake’ as ECB unveils action plan
ECB chief executive Tom Harrison has called cricket’s racism scandal the ‘shock’ that can accelerate change in the sport

Chris Stocks

26, Nov, 2021 @3:02 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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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

Exclusive by Simon Burnton

23, Nov, 2021 @9:44 PM

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The Spin | Ashes has lost focus with scandals engulfing ECB and Cricket Australia
After months of scandal, two already ordinary teams now look like something more tawdry and tarnished

Geoff Lemon

23, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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