Monday, 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: Essex

Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel voted Player of the Year

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Samit Patel claimed another trophy as he was named Players’ Player of the Year MANCHESTER: Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel has capped a trophy-laden summer by being voted the NatWest PCA Players’ Player of the Year. Patel had already won the PCA Most Valuable Player Award and added the Players’ Player ...

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RAF jets escort Ryanair flight to Stansted airport after security alert

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BEDFORDSHIRE: A Ryanair passenger jet was escorted into Stansted airport by two RAF fighter jets after a suspected hoax security alert. Flights were temporarily grounded at the hub as the plane was redirected from its route between Kaunas in Lithuania and Luton airport in Bedfordshire. Essex police took over the ...

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Essex crowned champions with a massive victory

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BIRMINGHAM: Led by Samuel Cook’s fifer in the second innings, Yorkshire were bowled out for 74 in the second essay to further extend Essex’s lead at the top. Needing 450 to win, it took Essex less than 29 overs to fold up Yorkshire’s challenge at the County Ground in Chelmsford ...

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Essex allows Amir to attend PCB fitness tests

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BIRMINGHAM: English county Essex has confirmed that its overseas signing, Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir, has been allowed to travel back to Pakistan to attend fitness tests being conducted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). In a statement, the county said that Amir has been released on the request of ...

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Amir stars with 5 wicket haul as Essex dominate

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LONDON: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has continued his impressive form with the ball, as he took five for 18 in English County Championship. This was his first ´five-for´ for Essex in just his second Championship match was instrumental in Yorkshire being demolished out for 113 runs. Essex ended the first ...

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Tamim Iqbal plays down abrupt Essex exit

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LONDON: Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal and Essex have determinedly played down the reasons for his abruptly abandoning a stint with the county, after allegations emerged that his wife was the victim of a racially-motivated incident in Stratford in east London. A nervous Tamim reported an altercation to Essex Cricket on ...

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Mohammad Amir stars in debut for Essex

CHELMSFORD, ENGLAND - JUNE 19 Essex Unveil New Signing Mohammad Amir during the Essex v Warwickshire - Specsavers County Championship: Division One cricket match at the Cloudfm County Ground on June 19, 2017 in Chelmsford, England. (Photo by Nick Wood/Getty Images)

LONDON: Pakistan pace man Mohammad Amir continued his rich seam of form from the Champions Trophy win over India, striking early for Essex using a pink ball on a landmark day for English county cricket. Amir trapped Middlesex Nick Gubbins lbw as the latest round of county championship matches got ...

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