Thursday, 9 July 2020

Tag Archives: Hampshire

England name 8 uncapped players for West Indies Tests

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BIRMINGHAM: England included eight uncapped players in a 30-man training group announced Wednesday ahead of next month’s Test series against the West Indies. The England and Wales Cricket Board last month named a 55-strong training group. But the selectors have now whittled the number down to those who are more likely ...

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Tendulkar: Playing for Yorkshire helped me gain exposure

BIRMINGHAM: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday recounted his days at English County side Yorkshire as a 19-year old, saying the “special” stint helped him gain exposure and have better understanding of conditions in England. “Flashback to my county cricket days! As a 19 year old cricketer, playing for @Yorkshireccc ...

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Hampshire cancel Lyon deal amid virus chaos

LONDON: Australia spinner Nathan Lyon will not play for English county Hampshire this year after a mutual decision was made to cancel his contract because of the coronavirus chaos. Lyon is third on Australia s all-time Test wicket-taker list with 390 scalps and his signing was a big coup for ...

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Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon signs for Hampshire

SYDNEY: Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said he was relishing “a fabulous opportunity” after agreeing a deal to become Hampshire s overseas player in next season’s County Championship. The 31-year-old, a key member of Australia’s Test team during the recent Ashes series, played a handful of games for Worcestershire in 2017, ...

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Somerset and Essex poised for English County title decider

LONDON: A cricketing summer that just keeps giving culminates in Taunton this week as Somerset host Essex in a winner-takes-all clash to decide the destiny of the English County Championship. Four-day county cricket in England has long struggled to capture the imagination, especially with the rise in popularity of the ...

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Hampshire’s Kyle Abbott takes 17 wickets to send records tumbling

BIRMINGHAM: Former South Africa Test player Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets in Hampshire’s County Championship win over title-chasing Somerset – the best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years. The paceman’s match return of 17-86 is the best ever for Hamphire and the best overall since England spinner Jim Laker ...

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Babar Azam ends memorable run for Somerset

LONDON: Pakistan cricket star Babar Azam bid adieu after a memorable run at the Somerset club as the club ended their run at the Vitality Blast 2019. “It was some amazing days with the Somerset family and fans. I am grateful to you all for the love that I have ...

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Babar Azam scores century as Somerset beat Hampshire

SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan’s Babar Azam slammed his second Twenty20 century to set up Somerset’s victory against Hampshire in the T20 Blast in England. Babar, the No.1 batsman on the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Rankings, carried his bat for a career-high 102* in 55 balls in Southampton on Friday, 9 August. The milestone ...

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Aiden Markram stars as Hampshire beat Middlesex

LONDON: Aiden Markram impressed with both bat and ball as champions Hampshire made it three wins from as many One-Day Cup matches this season with a 119-run rout of Middlesex on Tuesday. South African opener Markram, who is warming up for the World Cup in England later this season, made ...

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Afghan teen spinner signs for Hampshire

LONDON: Hampshire announced the signing of Afghan teenager Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand’s Colin Munro for the Twenty20 Blast. Mujeeb will be available for the whole of the county s T20 campaign and white-ball specialist opener Munro can play until he moves to the Caribbean Premier League in August. Mujeeb ...

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