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Raymond Illingworth obituary
Off-spinning all-rounder whose flair for captaincy enabled England to win and retain the Ashes against Australia

Peter Mason

26, Dec, 2021 @4:36 PM

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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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Yorkshire romp past Kent, Surrey and Leics draw: county cricket – as it happened
Rolling report: Ollie Robinson helped Sussex to victory over Glamorgan, while Hassan Azad stroked a career-best 144 not out for Leicestershire

Tanya Aldred at Old Trafford

18, Apr, 2021 @6:36 PM

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Bob Willis Trophy: county cricket returns with new rules and no fans | Tanya Aldred
Four-day red-ball cricket returns with one-off tournament named after the much-loved England bowler and pundit

Tanya Aldred

31, Jul, 2020 @1:25 PM

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County cricket: Essex win after bowling out Kent for 40 – as it happened
Sam Cook took seven for 23 as Kent posted their lowest total at the St Lawrence ground but Essex only claimed victory by the skin of their teeth

Tanya Aldred

20, Aug, 2019 @7:52 PM

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Marcus Trescothick to retire at end of season: county cricket – as it happened
Stalwart batsman announced his imminent retirement, Ben Raine bowled Durham to victory over Sussex at Hove, while Northants and Leicestershire drew at Wantage Road

John Ashdown

27, Jun, 2019 @4:17 PM

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Fear and loathing in cricket's fraying heartland | Andy Bull
There is a cost to tinkering with formats and selling the game to Sky – cricket’s very life is at stake

Andy Bull Photographs by Tom Jenkins

24, May, 2019 @6:00 PM

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Six-wicket Jack Leach spins Somerset to innings victory over Nottinghamshire
The England spinner Jack Leach, playing his first match of the year, took six for 36 against Nottinghamshire to inspire Somerset to their second successive victory of the season

Tanya Aldred at the Kia Oval

13, Apr, 2019 @6:29 PM

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County Championship roundup: Ed Smith sees Surrey’s batsmen find form
Ryan Patel, Ben Foakes and Will Jacks all passed 50 while Gary Ballance and Joe Root were in the runs again for Yorkshire

Tanya Aldred at The Oval

11, Apr, 2019 @7:32 PM

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County cricket roundup: Root and Ballance tons salvage draw for Yorkshire
Joe Root and Gary Ballance shared an unbroken partnership of 253 for Yorkshire’s third wicket to frustrate Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge

Tanya Aldred at Trent Bridge

08, Apr, 2019 @6:44 PM

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County Championship roundup: Yorkshire struggle at Nottinghamshire
Joe Root left the field with a hand injury but is expected to bat in the fourth innings while Joe Clarke is closing in on his second century of the match

Tanya Aldred at Trent Bridge

07, Apr, 2019 @9:45 PM

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County Championship 2019: Divisions One and Two team-by-team guide
Somerset and Surrey look best equipped to battle for the title while Division Two features an intriguing race to make the top three promotion places

Ali Martin

03, Apr, 2019 @10:07 AM

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